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

FRN:
0007282114
File Number:
0000027378
Submit Date:
07/10/2017
Call Sign:
WRGT-TV
Facility ID:
411
City:
DAYTON
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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

WRGT LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC

Lisa Asher

2000 WEST 41ST STREET

BALTIMORE, MD 21211

United States

+1 (410) 662-9688

LAsher@cunninghambroadcasting.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

MILES S. MASON, ESQ.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

Miles S. Mason

12OO SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Dayton
Web Home Page Address www.fox45now.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
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 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: 11.0
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(23)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 23) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am & 9:30am (4/1/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. ORIGINS This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 23) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am (4/2/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. DRAGONFLY This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. 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. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am (4/2/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am (4/2/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 23) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. XPLORATION EARTH 2050 This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 23) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. HEROES AMONG US This program features true stories of exceptional men, women and children making a difference across the United States. From highly trained professionals to ordinary citizens selflessly putting themselves in harm's way, the program celebrates the heroes in our nation today while going one step further, and teaches children key response behaviors critical to overcoming every day, unforeseen dangers. Episode examples include: a boy who displays courage and strength in his battle against cancer; a child who saved his entire class from certain catastrophe when a bus driver slipped into unconsciousness; dogs who bring joy to the mentally challenged; and, scouts who rally to save a hiker who falls from a mountaintop. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 23) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 23) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:00pm & 12:30pm (4/2/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. WHADDYADO? The educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 23) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventure
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am (4/2/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. AWESOME ADVENTURE Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. XPLORATION OUTER SPACE Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 23) Response
Program Title Into The Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am (4/2/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 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 This program features close-up exploration into the world of wild animals living around the world. There is a special focus on the importance of habitat conservation as well as an emphasis on protecting endangered species which teaches children care and stewardship of the planet. Episode examples include: how humans have affected the tiger and elephant in India; how polar bears depend on their delicate habitat; and, how North American lynx only exist in one continent and are known to be one of the most reclusive animals in the world. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 23) Response
Program Title Killer Instinct
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am (4/2/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 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. KILLER INSTINCT This program provides an in-depth understanding of wild animals from the unique viewpoint of Australian animal expert Rob Bredl who is known as the "Barefoot Bushman". Rob uses his skills to better understand the predatory behavior of the deadliest creatures. Children will learn an appreciation for the Australian continent with its unique and diverse wildlife, and a respect for the predator in nature. Animals featured include: feisty, cranky, wild Marsupial Carnivores; Box Jellyfish, Irukandji and Stonefish; and, the giant Amethystine python. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am (4/2/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS - This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 23) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am (4/2/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 23) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TEEN KIDS NEWS This program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. (Program aired on main digital stream)
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2017 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (21 of 23) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am (4/2/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. THINK BIG Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am (4/2/17-6/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. XPLORATION DIY SCI Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 23) Response
Program Title Boomerang
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am (4/1/17-6/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. BOOMERANG This program is a children's travel program featuring the natural geographic wonders, indigenous cultures, native wildlife and unique adventures of Australia and other surrounding countries as seen and experienced through the eyes of youth. Filmed on location, Boomerang's young hosts share their first-hand discoveries by conducting interviews, taking unusual tours, and designing their adventures based on viewers' special requests. Children learn geography, exposure to other cultures and appreciation for the world in which they live. Episode features include: meeting the world's oldest dog, exploring Mayan pyramids of southern Mexico, and traveling to a tiny island in the Timor Sea to visit a family who lives there. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
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 Eric Ferriell
Address 2245 Corporate Place
City Dayton
State OH
Zip 45342
Telephone Number (937) 262-1904
Email Address eaferriell@cunninghambroadcasting.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. WRGT aired PSAs throughout the quarter promoting literacy, true beauty, playing fair, emergency preparedness, school nutrition, the importance of buckling seatbelts, and staying in school. WRGT conducted station tours and visited fairs and other community events educating people on weather and other aspects of television.

Other Matters (23)

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Other Matters (1 of 23) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am & 9:30am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
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. ORIGINS This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Other Matters (2 of 23) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. HEROES AMONG US This program features true stories of exceptional men, women and children making a difference across the United States. From highly trained professionals to ordinary citizens selflessly putting themselves in harm's way, the program celebrates the heroes in our nation today while going one step further, and teaches children key response behaviors critical to overcoming every day, unforeseen dangers. Episode examples include: a boy who displays courage and strength in his battle against cancer; a child who saved his entire class from certain catastrophe when a bus driver slipped into unconsciousness; dogs who bring joy to the mentally challenged; and, scouts who rally to save a hiker who falls from a mountaintop. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Other Matters (3 of 23) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am (7/2/17-9/24/17)
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. THINK BIG Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Other Matters (4 of 23) Response
Program Title Killer Instinct
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am (7/1/17-9/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 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. KILLER INSTINCT This program provides an in-depth understanding of wild animals from the unique viewpoint of Australian animal expert Rob Bredl who is known as the "Barefoot Bushman". Rob uses his skills to better understand the predatory behavior of the deadliest creatures. Children will learn an appreciation for the Australian continent with its unique and diverse wildlife, and a respect for the predator in nature. Animals featured include: feisty, cranky, wild Marsupial Carnivores; Box Jellyfish, Irukandji and Stonefish; and, the giant Amethystine python. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Other Matters (5 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 ABOUT ANIMALS This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (6 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (7 of 23) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventure
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am (7/2/17-9/24/17)
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. AWESOME ADVENTURE Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (8 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. XPLORATION OUTER SPACE Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (9 of 23) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am (7/2/17-9/24/17)
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. DRAGONFLY This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. 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. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Other Matters (10 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am (7/2/17-9/24/17)
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. XPLORATION DIY SCI Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (11 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (12 of 23) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (13 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. XPLORATION EARTH 2050 This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (14 of 23) Response
Program Title Boomerang
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. BOOMERANG This program is a children's travel program featuring the natural geographic wonders, indigenous cultures, native wildlife and unique adventures of Australia and other surrounding countries as seen and experienced through the eyes of youth. Filmed on location, Boomerang's young hosts share their first-hand discoveries by conducting interviews, taking unusual tours, and designing their adventures based on viewers' special requests. Children learn geography, exposure to other cultures and appreciation for the world in which they live. Episode features include: meeting the world's oldest dog, exploring Mayan pyramids of southern Mexico, and traveling to a tiny island in the Timor Sea to visit a family who lives there. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Other Matters (15 of 23) Response
Program Title Into The Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am (7/1/17-9/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 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 This program features close-up exploration into the world of wild animals living around the world. There is a special focus on the importance of habitat conservation as well as an emphasis on protecting endangered species which teaches children care and stewardship of the planet. Episode examples include: how humans have affected the tiger and elephant in India; how polar bears depend on their delicate habitat; and, how North American lynx only exist in one continent and are known to be one of the most reclusive animals in the world. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Other Matters (16 of 23) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Other Matters (17 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Other Matters (18 of 23) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 11:00am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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. WHADDYADO? The educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (19 of 23) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am (7/2/17-9/24/17)
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. XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (20 of 23) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TEEN KIDS NEWS This program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (21 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am (7/2/17-9/24/17)
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (22 of 23) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Other Matters (23 of 23) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am (7/1/17-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)

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Eric Ferriell

Research & Programming Manager


07/10/2017

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