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

FRN:
0022021620
File Number:
0000024200
Submit Date:
04/10/2017
Call Sign:
WBUW
Facility ID:
26025
City:
JANESVILLE
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



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? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

BYRNE ACQUISITION GROUP, LLC

John Byrne

2927 Devine St.

SUITE 100

Columbia, SC 29205

United States

+1 (803) 851-7388

jbyrne@whhitv.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Roy Henn

Chief Engineer

Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC

Roy Henn

2814 Syene Rd

Madison, WI 53713

United States

+1 (608) 270-5940

roy@wi57.tv

Technical Representative

Gregory L Masters , Esq. .

Legal Counsel

Wiley Rein LLP

1776 K Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7370

gmasters@wileyrein.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address www.wi57.tv

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 8.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(28)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 28) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 28) Response
Program Title Missing (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:00-7:30am
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. Missing is a reality series featuring actual cases of missing adults and juveniles from across the United States. Assisted by local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Viewers are provide with missing individual's last known whereabouts and provided with all the relevant facts to increase public awareness in hopes of locating the missing person. Missing serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 28) Response
Program Title Pets.TV (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 7:00-7:30am
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. Pets.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything Pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets. Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 28) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 7:00-7:30am
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 program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. With an entertaining narrative, the series combines focused examinations of certain topics such as Animal Appetites (which explores the various diets of animals along with information about how animals catch and eat their food, how diets determine their lifestyle, etc.), Animal Antics, (a hilarious look at the crazy physical antics and talents of certain species), Animal Babies (an intimate look at babies of various species, how they are born, how they are raised and the difficulties and delights of growing up), along with shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal takes the viewer into that animal world as we see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habits, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 28) Response
Program Title Safari (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am-12:00pm
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. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 28) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 28) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 7:00-7:30am
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. Americas Heartland is a weekly half-hour series featuring everyday Americans and their families, telling fascinating stories across Americas heartland. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores the various ways of life in the current United States, while showcasing the diversity of how people live and work. Each episode visits several locations and introduces teen viewers to ordinary Americans who sometimes have extraordinary occupations. The series also highlights the history of different regions of the country while providing important facts about each place visited.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 28) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 28) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earths ever-changing ecosystem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 28) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11:00am
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. TOMORROW TODAY serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 28) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earths ever-changing ecosystem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 28) Response
Program Title Dream Quest (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. DREAM QUEST follows families as they embark upon journeys filled with excitement, adventure and learning, aboard some of the worlds most modern ships from Norwegian Cruise Line, including the "Norwegian Escape." Each ship is a floating classroom designed to give families the real-life education of a lifetime. Hosted by Evette Rios, DREAM QUEST takes families on an interactive voyage where they learn about the world's amazing oceans, the animals that swim beneath the water, and the ecological advancements underway to preserve and protect our most precious resources.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 28) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00-10:30am
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. TOMORROW TODAY serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 28) Response
Program Title Safari (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00-11:30am
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. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 28) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. SAVE OUR SHELTER follows show creator, pet expert, and founder of DOG for DOG dog food, Rocky Kanaka, along with renovation specialist, Rob North, as they hit the road to help breathe new life into animal shelters and rescue facilities across North America. In each episode, the hosts will engage the local community including volunteers, contractors and industry experts, as they revitalize rescues and shelters. The ultimate goal is creating healthy and happy environments for pets, increasing adoptions, and saving more pets lives. Each episode educates audiences about pet-related topics and culminates in a big reveal. Audiences will witness heartwarming news that one or more pets have been given a forever home!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 28) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Educating America's youth about dog adoption is vitally important to the success of national efforts aimed at protecting our precious and valued animal friends. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town's highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Next, Dog Town USA's medical professionals provide personal care to each dog beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town USA showcases how proper animal care not only shows our respect for animals but provides valuable life lessons for young people including respect, discipline and dedication to improving the quality of life for both pet and adopted family.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 28) Response
Program Title Hatched (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. HATCHED gives young American entrepreneurs, with a focus on teens, the opportunity of a lifetime to pitch their unique inventions to seasoned executives including Freddy Cameron, Nicole Lapin, and Joe Kincaid, who know exactly what it takes to turn a good idea into a successful venture. Assisted by the experts after pitching their ideas, the young entrepreneurs will learn how to raise capital to launch their business and the pitfalls to avoid in the challenging world of business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 28) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition was created by Connection III Entertainment Corp. to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers so they can "explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries."
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 28) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. 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 also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 28) Response
Program Title The American Athlete (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8:00am
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. Featuring one-on-one interviews with today's hottest and most recognizable superstar athletes, The American Athlete highlights the hard work an dedication involved with becoming the top in a sports field. Through the various segments, viewers learn what it takes to succeed, the skills needed for different sports and something fun about the athletes themselves.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 28) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 28) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (57.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00-12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. 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 also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 28) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Classic (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 Classics is a weekly half-hour educational slash informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative. Dog Tales is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E-I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 28) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10:00am
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. SO YOU WANT TO BE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 28) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition was created by Connection III Entertainment Corp. to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers so they can "explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries."
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 28) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00-9:30am
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. SO YOU WANT TO BE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (27 of 28) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Classics (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 Classics is a weekly half-hour educational slash informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative. Dog Tales is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E-I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (28 of 28) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:00-7:30am
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 half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey to 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. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. This show meets the FCC Guidelines for Educational and Informational programming for children 13 to 16 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Liaison Contact

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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 Lisa Christenson
Address 2814 Syene Road
City Madison
State WI
Zip 53713
Telephone Number (608) 270-5700
Email Address lisa@wi57.tv
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. On December 1, 2016, the station's call sign changed from WBUW to WIFS.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title The American Athlete (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00am
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. Featuring one-on-one interviews with today's hottest and most recognizable superstar athletes, The American Athlete highlights the hard work an dedication involved with becoming the top in a sports field. Through the various segments, viewers learn what it takes to succeed, the skills needed for different sports and something fun about the athletes themselves.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am - 11:00am
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earths ever-changing ecosystem.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Classics (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am - 10:00am
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. Dog Tales Classics is a weekly half-hour educational slash informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative. Dog Tales is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E-I icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am - 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. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10:00am
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. SO YOU WANT TO BE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00-10:30am
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. TOMORROW TODAY serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am - 12:00pm
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. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11:00am
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. TOMORROW TODAY serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am - 10:30am
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earths ever-changing ecosystem.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am - 12:00am
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 was created by Connection III Entertainment Corp. to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers so they can "explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries."
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Classics (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am - 9:30am
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. Dog Tales Classics is a weekly half-hour educational slash informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative. Dog Tales is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E-I icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:00-7:30am
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. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey to 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. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. This show meets the FCC Guidelines for Educational and Informational programming for children 13 to 16 years.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 7:00-7:30am
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 program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. With an entertaining narrative, the series combines focused examinations of certain topics such as Animal Appetites (which explores the various diets of animals along with information about how animals catch and eat their food, how diets determine their lifestyle, etc.), Animal Antics, (a hilarious look at the crazy physical antics and talents of certain species), Animal Babies (an intimate look at babies of various species, how they are born, how they are raised and the difficulties and delights of growing up), along with shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal takes the viewer into that animal world as we see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habits, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Pets.TV (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 7:00-7:30am
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. Pets.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything Pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets. Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (57.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am - 11:30am
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 was created by Connection III Entertainment Corp. to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers so they can "explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries."
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 7:00-7:30am
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. Americas Heartland is a weekly half-hour series featuring everyday Americans and their families, telling fascinating stories across Americas heartland. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores the various ways of life in the current United States, while showcasing the diversity of how people live and work. Each episode visits several locations and introduces teen viewers to ordinary Americans who sometimes have extraordinary occupations. The series also highlights the history of different regions of the country while providing important facts about each place visited.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing (57.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:00-7:30am
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. Missing is a reality series featuring actual cases of missing adults and juveniles from across the United States. Assisted by local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Viewers are provide with missing individual's last known whereabouts and provided with all the relevant facts to increase public awareness in hopes of locating the missing person. Missing serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (57.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00-9:30am
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. SO YOU WANT TO BE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field.

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

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

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

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

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

John Byrne

President


04/10/2017

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