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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000020038
Submit Date:
01/10/2017
Call Sign:
WCIA
Facility ID:
42124
City:
CHAMPAIGN
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
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

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Doing Business As: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Richard Stolpe

Vice President - Engineering

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (570) 706-7300

rstolpe@nexstar.tv

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Champaign&Sprngfld-Decatur
Web Home Page Address www.illinoishomepage.net

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 504.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS$-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16 years old. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stores of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title CULTURE CLICK (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00 a.m. & Sunday 10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series that explores the genesis of, and reason behind, cultural events that permeate our everyday lives developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep drive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's worth of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to an amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geographer and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to the conservation efforts worldwide. The episodic content will certainly further the educational information needs of children 13-16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI-(D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., Sunday, 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 A.M. /12:00 P.M.
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. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title ANIMAL TAILS (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 Tails highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title THE BRADY BAR EXPERIENCE (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00 a.m.
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. Live in this action-packed series viewers will go behind the scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wildlife and animal conservation. As a seasoned herpetologist, Dr. Brady Barr has traveled to five continents, worked with hundreds of scientists and has gotten up close and personal with some of the most misunderstood animals on the plant.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 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 rule.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN-(D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00/10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 follows renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, 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 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS
List date and time rescheduled 11/06/2016 07:30 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 2016-11-05
Episode # 6701
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 Rescue showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescue.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
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 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 one's 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 other wise 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 (13 of 20) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 (14 of 20) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
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 (15 of 20) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH-(D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. Sunday, 10:00 a.m., 10;30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m.
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. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who "pay it forward" to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as "agents of change", special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are "paying it forward" with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to action.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30 P.M.
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. Rock The Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Seward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Real Life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories off a vital inside look at what it would be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
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 REAL LIFE 101
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/2016 09:30 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 2016-11-26
Episode # 261
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Aqua Kids provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries, and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations into the future biggest ecosystem on earth and the oceans. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and
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 AQUA KIDS
List date and time rescheduled 11/27/2016 10:00 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 2016-11-26
Episode # AK2016-17-07
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD TEEN EDITION (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Made In Hollywood Teen Edition provides its target age groups of 13-16 with behind the scene background and techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. The content is to provide young people, growing and developing in urban and suburban Americans, a change to see the richness and creativity it takes to be successful in film making performing, music and cinema arts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 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

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)? No
Name of children's programming liaison Angela Smith
Address 509 S. Neil Street
City Champaign
State IL
Zip 61820
Telephone Number (217) 373-3606
Email Address aharper@wcia.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 (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
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. 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 (2 of 20) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
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 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 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 (3 of 20) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
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. Animal Rescue showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescue.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD TEEN EDITION-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
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. Made In Hollywood Teen Edition provides its target age groups of 13-16 with behind the scene background and techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. The content is to provide young people, growing and developing in urban and suburban Americans, a change to see the richness and creativity it takes to be successful in film making performing, music and cinema arts.
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 a.m.
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. 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 (6 of 20) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK-(D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30 p.m.
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. Rock the Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title CULTURE CLICK (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday,10:30 & 11:00 a.m.
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. Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series that explores the genesis of, and reasons behind, cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual realty set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's worth of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click.
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
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 series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to an amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geographer and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to the conservation efforts worldwide. The episodic content will certainly further the educational information needs of children 13-16.
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN-(D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
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 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.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
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 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
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title THE BRADY BARR EXPERIENCE-(D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00 A.M.
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. Live in this action-packed series viewers will go behind the scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wildlife and animal conservation. As a seasoned herpetologist, Dr. Brady Barr has traveled to five continents, worked with hundreds of scientists and has gotten up close and personal with some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet.
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI-(D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/Sunday 10:30 a.m.
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. All In with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
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 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 as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH-(D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m.
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS$-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16 years old. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stores of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE-(D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.
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. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animal and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
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. Real Life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories off a vital inside look at what it would be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS-(D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
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. Aqua Kids provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries, and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations into the future biggest ecosystem on earth and the oceans. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and educators. Aqua Kids encourage children to take an active role in protecting the future of their communities and the world.
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title ANIMAL TAILS (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 A.M.
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. Animal Tails highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife.

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01/10/2017

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