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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000032225
Submit Date:
10/10/2017
Call Sign:
WVBT
Facility ID:
65387
City:
VIRGINIA BEACH
State:
VA
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

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

Greg Best

Consulting Engineer

Greg Best Consulting, Inc.

16100 Outlook Ave.

Stilwell, KS 66085

United States

+1 (816) 792-2913

gbconsulting54@gmail.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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Norfolk-Portsmth-Newpt Nws
Web Home Page Address http://www.fox43tv.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 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 0.0
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: 0.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures Strip
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday at 9:00am
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. In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. This program is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00PM. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
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. Join hosts Charlie and Kirby Engleman as these siblings and science-lovers explore the fun and curious ways our world works in...Weird But True! From searching for space rocks in Arizona, to diving with sharks in the Keys, to meeting some seriously cool dogs in Alaska - no topic is off limits for this adventurous pair!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 8:00am
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. Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education.This series is essentially about earth sciences, which includes geology , geography , and meteorology . The series seeks to inform viewers about how land formations like glaciers and volcanoes deve lop. Other potential topics include: how diamond s, gold, and other gem s are formed deep in the earth 's core. In summary, the series is a great vehicle to teach about science in a fun and fascinating manner. The program is 60 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 8:30am
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 series teaches youngsters about the planets, the stars, the moons, and scientific concepts of the universe, all presented in a way that its audience can understand. The series collaborates with NASA, giving viewers an up close and personal view of the center of the United States' space program.The program is 60 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 7:30am
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. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. This program is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 9:00am
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. Xploration Earth 2050 explores the future world to see where advances in science, technology, and engineering will lead us. The series takes a look at robotics, automobile technology, consumer electronics, ad health among other topics. Through talks with inventors, doctors, science fiction writers , entrepreneurs, and scientists, the future world is presented to the audience in a way that sounds like fun. The program is 60 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title American Athlete
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday at 5:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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 interview-formatted show, sports stars of extremely high repute in their respective fields are taken through their lives from childhood until their success. As the athletes share their trials and growing pains, children thirteen and up can particularly relate to these life experiences. The athlete's answers help to instill self-confidence, perseverance, discipline and the need to achieve similar goals in the young viewer's lives.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Animal Adventure
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday at 4:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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 each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. This program is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response

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 Gina Swanson
Address 300 Wavy St
City Portsmouth
State VA
Zip 23704
Telephone Number (757) 673-5343
Email Address gina.swanson@wavy.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 (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 4:30am
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. In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes.Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. This program is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird but True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join hosts Charlie and Kirby Engleman as these siblings and science-lovers explore the fun and curious ways our world works in...Weird But True! From searching for space rocks in Arizona, to diving with sharks in the Keys, to meeting some seriously cool dogs in Alaska - no topic is off limits for this adventurous pair!
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventure
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes.Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. This program is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Earth 2015 explores the future world to see where advances in science, technology, and engineering will lead us. The series takes a look at robotics, automobile technology, consumer electronics, ad health among other topics. Through talks with inventors, doctors, science fiction writers , entrepreneurs, and scientists, the future world is presented to the audience in a way that sounds like fun. The program is 60 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 8:00am
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. Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education.This series is essentially about earth sciences, which includes geology , geography , and meteorolo gy . The series seeks to inform viewers about how land formations like glaciers and volcanoes deve lop. Other potential topics include: how diamond s, gold, and other gem s are formed deep in the earth 's core. In summary, the series is a great vehicle to teach about science in a fun and fascinating manner. The program is 60 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title American Athlete
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 5:30 am
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. In this interview-formatted show, sports stars of extremely high repute in their respective fields are taken through their lives from childhood until their success. As the athletes share their trials and growing pains, children thirteen and up can particularly relate to these life experiences. The athlete's answers help to instill selfconfidence, perseverance, discipline and the need to achieve similar goals in the young viewer's lives.
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration With Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. This program is regularly scheduled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM. The program is 30 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series will teach youngsters about the planets, the stars, the moons, and scientific concepts of the universe, all presented in a way that its audience can understand. The series collaborates with NASA, giving viewers an up close and personal view of the center of the United States' space program.The program is 60 minutes in length, and identified as an educational and informational show.

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.

Gina Swanson

Program Coordinator


10/10/2017

Attachments

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