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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0022491633
File Number:
0000021150
Submit Date:
01/10/2017
Call Sign:
WSTM-TV
Facility ID:
21252
City:
SYRACUSE
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2016

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WSTQ LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WSTQ LICENSEE, LLC

C/O MILES S. MASON, ESQ. - PILLSBURY WINTHROP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

MILES S. MASON , ESQ .

FCC Counsel

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Syracuse
Web Home Page Address www.cnycentral.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 8.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8:00am (10/2-12/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. The program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. The program aired on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU (10/2-12/25
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. The program aired on the station tertiary digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 9 & 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 13 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle, three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure, and Clocks, Calendars & Calculators, three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives.The program aired on the station's tertiary digital channel 3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8:30, 9, 9:30 (10/1 -12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 42
Total times aired 42
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and natural relationship with their pets. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Give
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12pm (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode one of these celebrity philanthropists visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. Children learn social responsibility, philanthropy and be inspired to do good. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program GIVE
List date and time rescheduled 10/22/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-22
Episode # GBU 104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program GIVE
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-19
Episode # GBU 108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program GIVE
List date and time rescheduled 11/14/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-12
Episode # GBU 107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program GIVE
List date and time rescheduled 10/10/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-08
Episode # GBU 102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Give
List date and time rescheduled 10/09/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # GBU 101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program GIVE
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-15
Episode # GBU 103
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features stories from the Yukon. Veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Children learn about animals in their native habitat and learn the value of hard work and dedication as animals are rescued and rehabilitated. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Wilderness Vet
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # WDV 101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12: 30pm (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 12
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 12
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. The program introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Children will learn that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-26
Episode # HOC 101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 11/15/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-12
Episode # HOC 107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 12/17/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-17
Episode # HOC 105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 11/21/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-19
Episode # HOC 108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion
List date and time rescheduled 10/09/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # hoc 101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 10/11/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-08
Episode # HOC 102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 12/10/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-10
Episode # HOC 104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 10/24/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-22
Episode # HOC 104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 10/29/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-29
Episode # HOC 105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 10/17/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-15
Episode # HOC 103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #11

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 12/03/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-03
Episode # HOC 103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #12

Questions Response
Title of Program Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-31
Episode # HOC 107
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dryer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11am (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores nature and animals. Episode examples include learning about black bears of Montana; polar bears in the Arctic and the migration of animals across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Children will develop a better understanding of nature and the animal world around them. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Journey with Dylan Dryer
List date and time rescheduled 10/09/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # JDD 101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8:30am (10/2-12/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed on protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have, while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Rescue Me, with Dr. Lisa
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8am (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about a veterinarian mission to match orphaned pets with new owners and homes. Episode examples include finding a dog for a mother and her two young daughters, and the challenge of finding a dog for a family that does not know what it wants. Children will learn what it takes to be a responsible pet owner. The program aired on the station secondary digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30am (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is an authority on eco-friendly living. Children will learn that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends, sharing delicious and healthy meals all while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo
List date and time rescheduled 10/09/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # NDS 101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8am (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo, and features notalbe animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young, and explaining the Panda's living patterns. The program aired on the stations tertiary digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8:30am (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. The program aired on the stations tertiary digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 7 & 7:30am (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, he has seen it all. This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8am (10/2-12/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. The program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10am (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program chronicles video journalist, Josh Garcia, as he travels the works spotlighting local history, culture and food. Garcia seeks out authentic cultural experiences across the globe. Children will learn geography, history and cultural diversity. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # VJG101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9 & 9:30am (10/1-12/31)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle, three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure, and Clocks, Calendars & Calculators, three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. The program airs on the station's tertiary digital channel 3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Laura Hand
Address 1030 James Street
City Syracuse
State NY
Zip 13203
Telephone Number (315) 477-9400
Email Address lhand@sbgtv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. See attachment

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11am (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores nature and animals. Episode examples include learning about black bears of Montana; polar bears in the Arctic and the migration of animals across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Children will develop a better understanding of nature and the animal world around them. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Jose Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10am (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program chronicles video journalist, Josh Garcia, as he travels the works spotlighting local history, culture and food. Garcia seeks out authentic cultural experiences across the globe. Children will learn geography, history and cultural diversity. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30 (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Origind
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 9 & 9:30am (1/1-3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others, while inspiring dreams of the future. Episode examples include: 'The Horse, Bicycle & Motorcycle,' three modes of solitary transportaton that gave us freedom and adventure; and 'Clocks, Calendars & Calculators,' three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. The program will air on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8am (1/1-3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an invent-off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. The program will air on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8:30am (1/1-3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8 am (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo, and features notalbe animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young, and explaining the Panda's living patterns. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion, with Lauren Thompson
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:30pm (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. The program introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Children will learn that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Give
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12pm (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode one of these celebrity philanthropists visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. Children learn social responsibility, philanthropy and be inspired to do good. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8:30am (1/7-3/25
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8:30am (1/1-3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed on protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America, and learn to protect North America's animal species. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features stories from the Yukon. Veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Children learn about animals in their native habitat and learn the value of hard work and dedication as animals are rescued and rehabilitated. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 7 & 7:30am (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 8am (1/1-3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an invent-off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30am (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is an authority on eco-friendly living. Children will learn that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends, sharing delicious and healthy meals all while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 9 & 9:30am, (1/7-3/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others, while inspiring dreams of the future. Episode examples include: 'The Horse, Bicycle & Motorcycle,' three modes of solitary transportaton that gave us freedom and adventure; and 'Clocks, Calendars & Calculators,' three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. The program will air on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.

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Laura Hand

Children's Program Liaison


01/10/2017

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