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

FRN:
0021268297
File Number:
0000033387
Submit Date:
10/10/2017
Call Sign:
WCWN
Facility ID:
73264
City:
SCHENECTADY
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

WCWN LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WCWN LICENSEE, LLC

Miles Mason,Esq

1200 Seventeenth Street NW

Washington DC, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Paul A. Cicelski , Esq .

Lerman Senter PLLC

Paul A. Cicelski, ESQ.

2001 L Street NW

Suite 400

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6756

pcicelski@lermansenter.com

Legal Representative

John E. Hidle , PE .

Consulting Engineer

Carl T. Jones Corporation

John E. Hidle, PE

7901 Yarnwood Court

Springfield, VA 22153

United States

+1 (703) 569-7704

jhidle@ctjc.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Web Home Page Address www.cwalbany.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: 9.5
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows veterinarian Dr. Chris at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy, from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary, which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB aired on WCWN's tertiary digital station45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am , 12pm starting 9/30/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Total times aired 15
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 trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and others behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB aired on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr. Chris
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by Dr. Chris Brown and chronicles his journey around the globe, introducing children to exploring culturally diverse destinations. Episodes examples include exploring the history of the Chilean capital, a live volcano in Vanuatu, Borneo searching for pygmy elephants, bears in hibernation and wolf packs in Canada. Children learn geography, animal care and environmental stewardship. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB aired on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is inspired by real life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the program, a teenage boy who is paralyzed due to a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspectors lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom in solving crimes which include internet scams, identity and mail theft, and consumer fraud. The program educates young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB aired on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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 Pandas living patterns. This program aired on the secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am
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. 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 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 viewers curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewers academic and educational experience. This program aired on the stations main digital stream
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Heroes Amoung Us
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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 secondary digital stream45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Uncaged
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am and 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals daily lives. . This program aired on the secondary digital stream45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am, 8:30am, 9:00am and 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
Total times aired 56
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program aired on the stations main digital stream
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows everyday people, regardless of age, sex, occupation or education, stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness in order to refine their own moral compass. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB aired on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV Sports
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm and 2:30pm program began September 10th
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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 programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports-related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:30pm program began September 10th
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program airs on the station quaternary digital station 45.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Boomerang
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a childrens 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, Boomerangs 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 worlds 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 secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am amd 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1pm program began on September 10th
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast to coast and in depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Henry Ford Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Mo Rocca this program is a weekly celebration of the inventors spirit from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the worlds greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Episode examples include innovators who have condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack, how solar roads could power the world, and a 16year old who invented a battery free flashlight. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB aired on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12pm and 2pm program began on September 10th.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. America's Heartland provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB aired on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
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 Vincent L. Nelson
Address 1400 Balltown Rd
City Schenectady
State NY
Zip 12309
Telephone Number (518) 346-6666
Email Address vnelson@sbgtv.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. July 12 2017 News Anchor Melissa Lee spoke to the Schenectady County Public Library Creative Writing Boot Camp class that visited the station. The class featured 10 middle school students that participated in the summer program The PSA aired as follows Boys Town Hotline Play60 NFL youth fitness USDA earth conservancy St Baldricks Childhood Cancer USA Swim Lessons World Wildlife endangered species Drunk Driving Prevention Project Roadblock Schenectady Boys and Girls Club StandUp2Cancer Air Force Reserve Alcoholics Anonymous DrugFreeopioid abuse Flu Prevention

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Brain Games
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. This program demonstrates how the brain processes information relating to topics like competition, food and language. Interactive games and hidden-camera experiments capture hilarious and surprising results. Children will learn real-world takeaways about their brains to use in everyday life. This program airs on the main digital stream 45.1
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. This program is inspired by real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the program, a teenage boy who is paralyzed due to a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspectors lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom in solving crimes which include internet scams, identity and mail theft, and consumer fraud. The program educates young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program airs on a simulcast of WRGB airs on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title This Old House Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. This program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step by step instructions demonstrated by the industrys leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftspersons as they renovate and restore homes. This program will air on the main digital stream. 45.1
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. 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: 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 viewers curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewers academic and educational experience. This program airs on the stations main channel. 45.1
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. This program shows veterinarian Dr. Chris at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy, from elective procedures used as part of longterm treatments to specialist services when necessary, which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB airs on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. 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 will air on the stations secondary digital channel 45.2
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm and 2pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him her or others. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Boomerang
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. This program is a childrens 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 Boomerangs 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 will air on the stations secondary digital channel 45.2
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. 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 Pandas living patterns This program will air on the stations secondary digital channel station 45.2
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1pm
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. 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 will air on the stations secondary digital channel 45.2
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventors spirit from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the worlds greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life Episode examples include innovators who have condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack, how solar roads could power the world, and a 16 year old who invented a battery free flashlight. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB airs on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10am and 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and others behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This program aired on a simulcast of WRGB airs on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am , 8:30am, 9:00am and 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program will air on the main digital stream. 45.1
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Uncaged
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am and 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals daily lives. This program will air on the stations secondary digital station 45.2
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr. Chris
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by Dr. Chris Brown and chronicles his journey around the globe, introducing children to exploring culturally diverse destinations. Episodes examples include exploring the history of the Chilean capital, a live volcano in Vanuatu, Borneo searching for pygmy elephants, bears in hibernation and wolf packs in Canada. Children learn geography, animal care and environmental stewardship. This program airs on a simulcast of WRGB aired on WCWN's tertiary digital channel 45.3
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV Sports
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm and 2:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program airs on the stations quaternary digital station 45.4

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Julianne Readdean

Program Coordinator


10/10/2017

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