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

FRN:
0004345773
File Number:
0000020712
Submit Date:
01/10/2017
Call Sign:
WHSU-CD
Facility ID:
629
City:
SYRACUSE
State:
NY
Service:
Digital Class A
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? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.

Doing Business As: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.

401 W. KIRKPATRICK ST.

SYRACUSE, NY 13204

United States

+1 (315) 468-0908

CRAIGF199@AOL.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Craig Fox

Technical Director

Renard Communications Corp.

4853 MANOR HILL DR.

SYRACUSE, NY 13215

United States

+1 (315) 468-0908

CraigF199@aol.com

Technical Representative

Francisco R. Montero , Esq .

Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth PLC.

1300 North 17th Street, 11th Floor

Arlington, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0400

montero@fhhlaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network HSN
Nielsen DMA Syracuse
Web Home Page Address

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 9.0
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 168.0
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: 3.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 9:30am; Sat. @ 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 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. Eight-time Emmy-nominated "Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. Host Alex Paen and "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues. The program also shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibilty and promoting strong personal and community values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title NASA X (51.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 6pm
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 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NASA X highlights new and emerging technologies at NASA.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 10:30am; Sat. @ 10:30am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales educates and informs teens on how to care for dogs with dog safety and care tips, as well as provides lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Dooley and Pals (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 8:30am; Sat.@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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dooley, a friendly alien who has landed in a backyard on Earth, explores the planet with the children of the neighborhood as his guides. The showis designed to teach moral values and eductional basics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title This Week at NASA/Inside the ISS (51.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 8pm
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 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A weekly look at NASA and what goes on inside the International Space Station.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 11 am; Sat. @11am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of math and science. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Think Big (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 12;30pm; Sat. @ 12:30pm
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 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 weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas. Two teams of elite young kids led by an inventor each; brainstorm and come up with creative innovations in a bid to win the bragging rights of the best invention and the coveted genius cup.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Scaly Adventures (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 10am; Sat. @10am
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Scaly Adventures is a youth oriented adventure series that profiles exotic animals and experts who work to conserve and protect them. The passion of the Scaly Adventures crew is to entertain kids while encouraging them to reach for the stars and follow their dreams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 11:30am; Sat. @ 11:30am
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 7 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids is a leading educational series that teaches kids of all ages the importance of protecting our nation's aquatic environments. This Emmy Award winning series strives to show kids that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they have the ability to make a difference within their own communities.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title NASA Edge (51.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 2pm
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 60 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. A video podcast that provides viewers with an inside and outside look at NASA.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 12pm; Sat. @ 12pm
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16 year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Scuba Bob (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 9am; Sat. @9am
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 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Scuba Bob has a passion for the underwater world and is motivated to help instill in children and their parents to have his same passion by turning viewers' living rooms into a portal to the many mysteries and adventures offered by this liquid world. Each episode reveals exciting adventures and encounters including teenagers caring for critical habitats.
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 Craig Fox
Address 401 W. Kirkpatrick St.
City Syracuse
State NY
Zip 13204
Telephone Number (315) 468-0908
Email Address CraigF199@aol.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.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 10:30am; Sat. @ 10:30am
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. Dog Tales educates and informs teens on how to care for dogs with dog safety and care tips, as well as provides lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Dooley and Pals (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @8:30am; Sat. @8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dooley, a friendly alien who has landed in a backyard on Earth, explores the planet with the children of the neighborhood as his guides. The showis designed to teach moral values and eductional basics.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 9:30am; Sat. @ 9:30am
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. Eight-time Emmy-nominated "Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. Host Alex Paen and "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues. The program also shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibilty and promoting strong personal and community values.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 12pm; Sat. @ 12pm
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. The Real Winning Edge highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16 year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title NASA X (51.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 6 pm; Sun. @ 1:30 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NASA X highlights new and emerging technologies at NASA.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Think Big (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 12:30pm; Sat. @ 12:30pm
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. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas. Two teams of elite young kids led by an inventor each; brainstorm and come up with creative innovations in a bid to win the bragging rights of the best invention and the coveted genius cup.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 11am; Sat. @ 11am
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. Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of math and science. 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.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Scuba Bob (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 9am; Sat. @ 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Scuba Bob has a passion for the underwater world and is motivated to help instill in children and their parents to have his same passion by turning viewers' living rooms into a portal to the many mysteries and adventures offered by this liquid world. Each episode reveals exciting adventures and encounters including teenagers caring for critical habitats.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 11:30am; Sat. @ 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids is a leading educational series that teaches kids of all ages the importance of protecting our nation's aquatic environments. This Emmy Award winning series strives to show kids that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they have the ability to make a difference within their own communities.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title StationLIFE (51.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 2:30 pm; Sun. @ 2:30 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. StationLIFE looks into what is happening on the International Space Station.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title NASA Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 2 pm; Sun. @ 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NASA Edge is a video podcast of an inside and outside look at NASA.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Scaly Adventures (51.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 10am; Sat. @ 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Scaly Adventures is a youth oriented adventure series that profiles exotic animals and experts who work to conserve and protect them. The passion of the Scaly Adventures crew is to entertain kids while encouraging them to reach for the stars and follow their dreams.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title This Week @ NASA (51.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 6:30 pm; Sun. @ 1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A weekly look at NASA and what goes on inside the International Space Station.

Certification

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Question Response

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.

Craig Fox

President


01/10/2017

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