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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000031406
Submit Date:
10/05/2017
Call Sign:
WFNA
Facility ID:
83943
City:
GULF SHORES
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/05/2017
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

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

William T Godfrey , Jr .

Consulting Engineers

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

William T. Godfrey, Jr.

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507-D NW 60th Street

Gainesville , FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

bill@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Mobile-Pensacola (Ft Walt)
Web Home Page Address http://www.thecw55.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 3.23
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.23
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 0700-0730, 0730-0800, 0800-0830, 0830-0900
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title SAVE TO WIN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1000-1030
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. Save to Win is a fun and fast paced play along game show where savvy shoppers can win big cash by showcasing their knowledge of America's favorite household brands.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title JEWELS OF THE NATURAL WORLD (DT-55.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1000-1030
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. Jewels of the Natural World is a breathtaking series that gives viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. Audiences will have a unique platform to see these animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat. Jewels of the Natural World will uncover many amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH (DT-55.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1100-1130, 1130-1200
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. In this weekly half- hour show developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13 to 16, our hosts scan the country finding those who "pay it forward" to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as "agents of change", special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title UNLIKELY ANIMAL FRIENDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-1100
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. Friendly fun with unlikely duos, including a dog who swims for hours with his dolphin pal, a man who gives up eating poultry after befriending a goose, a house cat who has play dates with a barn owl, and a baboon who fosters a bush baby. These friends show us the emotional power of animals to bond with our species. They'll warm your heart and put a smile on your face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD (55.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 0930-1000
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WALKING WILD explores all types of wild animals from polar bears to ring-tailed lemurs while providing important information by experts from the San Diego Zoo. Teenage viewers learn about each animals living habits and how zoo keepers care for them. Each episode provides details on these wild critters, from the differences of each animal species to how these animals survive in the wild. For instance, one episode explores the world of pond turtles, while another episode follows the treatment of caring for a new born giraffe. WALKING WILD is educational, informative and entertaining, while providing unique looks at wild and exotic creatures and teaching viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS (55.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1000-1030, 1030-1100, 1100-1130, 1130-1200-
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a half hour animal magazine series. This series is produced for children ages 13 to 16. As the producers of Wild About Animals, it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions to educate and inform children by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title ANIMAL TAILS (DT-55.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-1100
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. Animal Tails is a half-hour variety series for teenage animal lovers ages 13 to 16 years old. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, the series highlights different features of the animal kingdom, from pets to more exotic animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS (DT-55.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 0900-0930
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD WONDERS explores all types of wild animals, while providing important information by experts from the San Diego Zoo. Each episode gives teenage viewers a close-up look of different animal species, such as flamingoes, pandas, and cobras. The series also examines the details of the living habits of each animal and how zoo keepers care for them. For example, in one episode, the lifestyles of gorillas are explored while another episode focuses on elephants. WILD WONDERS is educational, informative and entertaining, while providing teenage viewers with extraordinary insights into the lives of wild and exotic creatures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI (DT-55.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 0900-0930, 0930-1000
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. All In With Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13 to 16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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 Venetia Rainer
Address 555 Broadcast Drive
City Mobile
State AL
Zip 36606
Telephone Number (251) 662-2904
Email Address vrainer@wkrg.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH (DT-55.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1100-1130, 1130-1200
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. In this weekly half- hour show developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13 to 16, our hosts scan the country finding those who "pay it forward" to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as "agents of change", special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title BRAIN GAMES : FAMILY EDITION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1000-1030
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. BRAIN GAMES: FAMILY EDITION explores the fascinating components of the human brain and how they shape our perceptions and everyday lives. Host Jason Silva will explore a variety of different topics including visual perception, memory, skill learning, decision making, and many more. BRAIN GAMES: FAMILY EDITION educates and inspires viewers with a series of experiments and activities designed to help people improve cognitive function and use their brains better, smarter and faster.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS (DT-55.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 0900-0930
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders is a weekly half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. This series is intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title JEWELS OF THE NATURAL WORLD (DT-55.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1000-1030
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. Jewels of the Natural World is a breathtaking series that gives viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. Audiences will have a unique platform to see these animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat. Jewels of the Natural World will uncover many amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE : TRADE SCHOOL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-1100
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 OLD HOUSE : TRADE SCHOOL is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This series follows two residential construction projects and will offer viewers a master class in building methods and disciplines through step by step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS (55.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1000-1030, 1030-1100, 1100-1130, 1130-1200
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
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 is a half hour animal magazine series. This series is produced for children ages 13 to 16. As the producers of Wild About Animals, it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions to educate and inform children by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN FAMILY EDITION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 0800-0830, 0830-0900, 0900-0930, 0930-1000
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD (DT-55.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 0930-1000
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. This series is intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI (DT-55.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 0900-0930, 0930-1000
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. All In With Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13 to 16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title ANIMAL TAILS (DT-55.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-1100
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is a half-hour variety series for teenage animal lovers ages 13 to 16 years old. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, the series highlights different features of the animal kingdom, from pets to more exotic animals.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

David Mooney

Operations Manager WKRG/WFNA


10/05/2017

Attachments

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