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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0025670308
File Number:
0000019543
Submit Date:
01/04/2017
Call Sign:
WTHI-TV
Facility ID:
70655
City:
TERRE HAUTE
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/04/2017
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? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC

Doing Business As: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC

Henry Gola

333 EAST FRANKLIN STREET

RICHMOND, VA 23219

United States

+1 (804) 887-5049

regulatoryaffairs@mediageneral.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Henry Gola

Media General, Inc.

Lisa Manning

One West Exchange Street, Suite 5A

Providence, RI 02903

United States

+1 (804) 887-5049

regulatoryaffairs@mediageneral.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Terre Haute
Web Home Page Address www.wthitv.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: 6.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title THE CHOO CHOO BOB SHOW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WTHI digital stream 10.3 program airs 8am and 8:30am on Wednesday's.
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 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ION programs air on WTHI digital stream 10.3. The Choo Choo Bob Show is a 30 m inute program specifically created for children ages 4-11. Each program features a diverse community of people and puppets who share a love of trains, adventures and music. Viewers are introduced to a fantasy location called "Tiny Land" where a miniaturized environment of model trains and people encourage exploration as well as pro-social behaviors such as courtesy, compromise and patience. The program series proposes situation that require thoughtful choices and provides resolution geared to the unique concerns and abilities of young children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Nutri Ventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WTHI digital s trem 10.3, program airs on Friday's at 8am & 8:30am
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 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A series designed to promote healthy eating and impart information about each food group in an entertaining context which also contains other educational and informational objectives. The program highlights the distinct personalities of the four young heroes, who are between the ages of 4 and 10, in the episodes in a manner that utilizes how to engage in cooperative behavior and the need to do so. In addition, the series promotes strategic thinking and problem solving as the heroes must devise methods to get past the various creatures standing in the way of their mission.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9a on 10.1
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. The Inspectors is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7-7:30a on 10.1
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 offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Into The wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30a on 10.2
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. Jack Hanna's Into The Wild is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title THE HENRY FORD INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30a on 10.1
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. The Henry Ford's innovation nation, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. the program includes segments focusing on "what if it never happened" and "the innovation by accident," and has a strong focus on "junior geniuses" who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming a specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8a on 10.1
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a on 10.2
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. Focus on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16 year olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories, biz kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching kids about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8a on 10.1
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 Open Road with Dr. Chris is hosted by renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown, who also hosts Dr. Chris Pet Vet. complimenting Dr. Chris' dedication to animal care and environmental stewardship, he embarks on an extraordinary journey around the globe, introducing young people to exhilarating experiences, from hiking in the heart of a volcano to swimming with humpback whales. each episode will feature Dr. Chris in a culturally diverse destination where he will uncover the best-kept secret of the region. The Open Road with Dr. Chris is the viewer's passport to a rare educational adventure.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7a on 10.2
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. Educational/informational weekly series, showcases how & why movies are made, including behind the scenes filmaking and special effects techniques. In addition to introducing teenagers to career opportunities within motion picture industry.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Live, Life, win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30a on 10.2
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. Nationally syndicated magazine series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature extraordinary teens, breaking barriers, giving back, nutrition and exercise with focus on arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship, while promoting social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, and volunteerism.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title RAGS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WTHI digital stream 10.3 programs airs 8a & 8:30a on Thursday's
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 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. program stars five canine characters who are talented musicians. their chemistry and friendship help them through creative and humorous challenges. Each program centers on a main theme that promotes social and academic readiness while addressing pre-school curriculum topics. The program follows the friends through engaging, emotional and humorous stories that explore issues faced by real kids.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7a on 10.2
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 nationally syndicated television program is designed to engage children 13-16 years in age in a variety of marine research efforts as well as address ecological issues. By using young people as hosts, the "aqua kids" to teach other young people about the diversity and beauty of them in a marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of human populations, they can spread the message of "ocean preservation" to their peers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7-7:30a on 10.1
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a on 10.2
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. Teen Kids News is a national weekly program that is informative, educational and entertaining. The show has been on the air since 2003, and given how many people watch it and love it, the show will be on forever. Teen Kids news highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. Kid reporters on the show report on everything that is fun and interesting in our world. These stories range from kids who fly planes to how to deal with bullying to the best way to throw a baseball for power.
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 Tammy Terry
Address 800 Ohio St.
City Terre Haute
State IN
Zip 47807
Telephone Number (812) 232-9481
Email Address tterry@wthitv.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. 1. 10.2 is a FOX affiliate. 2. 10.3 is an ION affiliate. 3. on our local newscasts, WTHI airs stories of benefit & interest to both adults & children . WTHI sponsors Rose Hulman Homework Hotline(local middle school students and high school students can c all a number and college students help them with homework), as well as food drives, coat drives, toy drives, telethons, etc... 4. WTHI also airs community news items and public service announcements of interest and concern to children and parents.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30a on 10.2
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. Nationally syndicated magazine series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature extraordinary teens, breaking barriers, giving back, nutrition and exercise with focus on arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship, while promoting social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, and volunteerism.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a on 10.2
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. Teen Kids News is a national weekly program that is informative, educational and entertaining. The show has been on the air since 2003, and given how many people watch it and love it, the show and helping to make the world a better place. Kid reporters on the show report on everything that is fun and interesting in our world. These stories range from kids who fly planes to how to deal with bullying to the best way to throw a baseball for power.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30a
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 Henry Ford's Innovation Nation, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on "what if it never happened" and "the innovation by accident" and has a strong focus on "junior geniuses" who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7-7:30a
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7a on 10.2
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 nationally syndicated television program is designed to engage children 13-16 years in age in a variety of marine research efforts as well as address ecological issues. By using young people as hosts, the "aqua kids" to teach other young people about the diversity and beauty of them in a marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of human populations, they can spread the message of "ocean preservation" to their peers.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30a on 10.2
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. See prior description
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Nutri Ventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ION Program airs 8am & 8:30am on Friday's on WTHI digital 10.3 stream
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. See description above under digital core programming
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a on 10.2
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. Focus on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16 year olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories, biz kids provides important information for future success. Each success features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching kids about money and business.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9a
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 Inspectors is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real life cases handled by the united states postal service. in the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the u.s. postal inspector's lab assisting his u.s. postal inspector mom in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. the program stvies to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and information needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of core programming as specified in the commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7-7:30a
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 offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. the program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. this program is specifically designed to further the educational and information needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of core programming as specified in the commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8a
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7a on 10.2
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. Educational/informational weekly series, showcases how & why movies are made, including behind the scenes filmaking and special effects techniques. In addition to introducing teenagers to career opportunities within motion picture industry.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title RAGS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ION Program airs 8a & 8:30a on Thursday's WTHI digital st ream 10.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DOCTOR CHRIS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8a
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 follows renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, cultures, flora and fauna around the globe. acting as part observer, traveler and animal expert, Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destination's unique lifestyles, history and traditions. In addition, as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences, Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definiton of core programming as specified in the Comission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title CHOO CHOO BOB SHOW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled ION program on WTHI digital 10.3 Wednesday's at 8a & 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. See description under digital core programming

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Tammy J Terry , Mrs .

General Assistant


01/04/2017

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