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

FRN:
0003613825
File Number:
0000022784
Submit Date:
04/04/2017
Call Sign:
WLVI
Facility ID:
73238
City:
CAMBRIDGE
State:
MA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Superceded
Status Date:
04/04/2017
Filing Status:
Inactive



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2017

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

WHDH-TV

Doing Business As: WHDH-TV

GOVERNMENT CENTER

7 BULFINCH PLACE

BOSTON, MA 02114

United States

+1 (617) 725-0777

MSMITH@WHDH.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JOHN HIDLE

CONSULTING ENGINEER

Carl T. Jones Corp.

CARL T. JONES CORPORATION

7901 YARNWOOD COURT

SPRINGFIELD, VA 22153

United States

+1 (703) 569-7704

JHIDLE@CTJC.COM

Technical Representative

CHARLES R. NAFTALIN , ESQ .

HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP

800 17TH STREET, N.W.

SUITE 1100

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 457-7040

CHARLES.NAFTALIN@HKLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Boston (Manchester)
Web Home Page Address www.cw56.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 5.5
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00AM, 8:30AM, 9AM, and 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 48
Total times aired 48
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs, trains families to achieve a balanced and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Digital Multicast Only, Ch. 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 and 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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 is a weekly half-hour science series that highlights children doing projects with hands-on experience and demonstrates the practical applications of mathematics 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. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 6:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Made in Hollywood Teen Edition introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture and television industries. It includes segments from Animation, Producing and Directing to Costume Design, Casting & 3D Technology.
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 Made in Hollywood Teen Edition
List date and time rescheduled 01/01/2017 06:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (Digital Multicast Only, Ch. 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11AM
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provides important information about each animal's living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. Wild Wonders is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7AM and 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30AM
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. "Animal Atlas" is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program that introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable from all over the world. The program promotes a better understanding of how species live and what they need to survive. Viewers discover how animals find food, how family units operate and how they play. Along the way, the program also educates the audience about endangered species and how to support wildlife conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30AM
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 Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet--cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature--exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography and culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00AM
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. "Into the Wild" is based around Jack Hanna traveling around the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creautres each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (Digital Multicast Only, Ch. 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:30AM
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour series showcasing wild animals at the famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular animals. The program also gives teens a unique, up-close examination of each wild animal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (Digital Multicast Only, Ch. 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10 and 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. Animal Outtakes is a weekly half-hour series presenting teen viewers with amazing, unusual and informative stories from the animal kingdom. Host Marsha Panuce visits zoos and animal sanctuaries across the United States to explore how animals are being cared for and explain the differences between the various critters. Zookeepers and animal experts share their stories about each animal as we follow their daily routines at each facility.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" profiles the top national and local college, high school and youth sports talent, providing an in-depth, storytelling look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Sports Stars of Tomorrow will inspire and set a peer-to-peer example for today's teams.
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 Joan McCready
Address 7 Bulfinch Place
City Boston
State MA
Zip 02114
Telephone Number (617) 725-0672
Email Address jmccready@whdh.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. WLVI completed its DTV transition and terminated all analog operations by June 12, 2009. On January 25, 2011 the station launched The Country Network (TCN) as a digital subchannel. The station terminated its affiliation with ZUUS Country Network on November 16, 2015 in order to carry the BUZZR game show network on that digital subchannel. Children's programming for BUZZR is listed in the "Digital Core Programming" section of this report. EXHIBIT - "A" -PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS: For a complete listing of public service announcements designed specifically for children, please refer to WLVI's on-line Public Inspection File. EXHIBIT "B" -NON-BROADCAST EFFORTS: The following events were publicized on the Kids' Calendar section of the station's website: Teddy Bear Clinic at Joslin Diabetes Center; Train, Train event at Boston Children's Museum; Healthy Kids Festival at Boston Children's Museum; Health Fair: BrainWorks at Museum of Science; Pi Day at Discovery Museum; Stories Under the Stars at Hayden Planetarium; Boston Symphony Orchestra Concert for Very Young People; Purim Day at Boston Children's Museum; Children's Winter Festival on Boston Common; Explore-a-Saurus exhibit at Boston Children's Museum; Bugs Bunny Film Festival at Brattle Theatre; Frog Watch Training at Roger Williams Zoo; Valentine's Day at Children's Museum in Easton; Harvard Museum of Natural History Family Program; MIT Science on Saturday; Calvary Baptist Church Night to Shine Prom for People with Special Needs; Acton Winter Carnival; Sensory-Friendly Afternoons at Discovery Museum; The Enchanted Forest at Coolidge Corner Theatre; Carnival of the Animals by Cambridge Symphony Orchestra Tours of the station's newsroom were provided for the following: January 11 - 15 students from Fecteau-Leary School in Lynn March 15 - 14 students from Lawrence Academy

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12Noon
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" profiles the top national and local college, high school and youth sports talent, providing an in-depth, storytelling look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Sports Stars of Tomorrow will inspire and set a peer-to-peer example for today's teams.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders(Digital Multicast Only, Ch. 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11AM
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provides important information about each animal's living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. Wild Wonders is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00, 8:30, 9AM, and 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 48
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Dog Whisperer: Family Edition, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs, trains families to achieve a balanced and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 6PM
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 content-rich series introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture and television industries.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00AM
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. "Into the Wild" is based around Jack Hanna traveling around the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creautres each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30AM
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. From jaw-dropping works of nature to the most amazing creations of humankind--this program visits three unique locations around the world each week and looks at why they deserve to be called one of the coolest places on earth.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (Digital Multicast Only, Channel 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:30AM
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour series showcasing wild animals at the famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular animals. The program also gives teens a unique, up-close examination of each wild animal.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7AM and 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Digital Multicast Only, Ch. 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 and 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science series that highlights children doing projects with hands-on experience and demonstrates the practical applications of mathematics 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. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30AM
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 Atlas" is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program that introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable from all over the world. The program promotes a better understanding of how species live and what they need to survive. Viewers discover how animals find food, how family units operate and how they play. Along the way, the program also educates the audience about endangered species and how to support wildlife conservation.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (Digital Multicast Only, Ch. 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10AM & 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. Animal Outtakes is a weekly half-hour series presenting teen viewers with amazing, unusual and informative stories from the animal kingdom. Host Marsha Panuce visits zoos and animal sanctuaries across the United States to explore how animals are being cared for and explain the differences between the various critters. Zookeepers and animal experts share their stories about each animal as we follow their daily routines at each facility.

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.

Joan McCready

Dir. of Programming & Community Services


04/04/2017

Attachments

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