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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000031930
Submit Date:
10/06/2017
Call Sign:
WFFP-TV
Facility ID:
15507
City:
DANVILLE
State:
VA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/06/2017
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

MORNING STAR BROADCASTING, LLC

Doing Business As: MORNING STAR BROADCASTING, LLC

Sandra Wagner

1971 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD

LYNCHBURG, VA 24515

United States

+1 (434) 582-2718

siwagner@liberty.edu

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

CLARENCE M. BEVERAGE

BROADCAST ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

CLARENCE M. BEVERAGE

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

P.O. BOX 1130

MARLTON, NJ 08053

United States

+1 (609) 451-5296

CBEVERAGE@COMMTECHRF.COM

Technical Representative

Anne Crump

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, P.L.C.

ANNE CRUMP

1300 NORTH 17TH STREET

ELEVENTH FLOOR

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0400

CRUMP@FHHLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network COZI TV
Nielsen DMA Roanoke-Lynchburg
Web Home Page Address www.wffp24.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 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: 12.5
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Super Book (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday through Friday @ 4:30pm and Saturday @ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 79
Total times aired 79
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The educational value of SuperBook is based on the accumulation of 4000 years of teaching about necessity of sound social and moral behavior for the general health of any social group. The teachings, contained in Proverbs, parables, and historical accounts, are codified in one of the oldest and most-proven group of laws or moral codes known to man--the mosaic Laws and Covenants. SuperBook has been in syndication for many years and continues to be in demand by parents who saw the programs in their youth and now want it for their children. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly TV (Aired on 24.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. Dragonfly TV is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari (Aired from Heroes and Icons Network on Channel 24.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:00am and 11:30am
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. "Safari" provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. "Safari" offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Sugar Creek Gang (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 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 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title TorchLighters (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Torchlighters is a series of animated programs for youth ages 8-12, presenting the lives of true-life heroes of Christian history. Each episode carefully follows the life story of one of the heroes of the faith. The moral, spiritual and life lessons learned are applicable to life today. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody Show (Aired from COZI TV Network on Channel 24.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 12:00pm and 12:30pm
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, HOWDY DOODY clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Issues such as bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 2. Responsibility is presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 3. Making choices in life, mastery of attachment and separation are emphasized in each episode. 4. Issues of competition and loyalty are conveyed throughout the series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company Teens (Aired from Heroes and Icons Network on Channel 24.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:00am and 9:30am
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. Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team find out about climate change by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the climate change issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally, Eco Company regularly provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids(Aired from COZI TV Network on Channel 24.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11am
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. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (Aired from COZI TV Network on Channel 24.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10am
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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered - 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Flying House (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday through Friday @ 4:00pm and Saturday @ 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 79
Total times aired 79
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 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Flying House is an animated presentation of the historical events recorded from 4A.D. to approximately 70 A.D. In addition to the events themselves, children are exposed to the parables and moral and ethical teaching of the period through animated, dramatic presentation. Children are taught to respect their parents, be truthful, not steal, refrain from violence and show respect for the government and its laws. They are taught the value of respecting people of different ethnic backgrounds, helping the needy, feeding the hungry, nursing the sick and many more humanitarian values. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Wonderful World (Aired from Heroes and Icons Network on Channel 24.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. WONDERFUL WORLD is a weekly half-hour series that educates and entertains the entire family. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Donkey Ollie (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 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 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Donkey Ollie adventures are an exciting series of children half hour adventures beginning with Journey to Jerusalem ending with Circus Maximus. The stories chronicle the life of a young Ollie who learns courage and bravery through trials as he travels the ancient world. Whether rescuing children from slavery, saving helpless animals from cruel treatment or suffering under the hands of cruel tormentors, Donkey Ollie is an example of Faith and Love under pressure. These adventures are sure to be an inspiration for young tender-hearted listeners. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Miss Charity's Diner (Aired on Channel 24.3)
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 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Faithville Gospelcast Productions is a non-profit charitable organization in the United States and Canada. Their office and studio facilities are located in Ontario. They produce family television and radio programming for children that entertains and educates. The goal is to assist parents, grandparents and educators in the development of children. The programs are designed to help the family instill good morals values, respect for one another and one's individual importance. The curriculum and programs always teach the golden rule 'treat others as you would want them to treat you.' This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonders Workshop (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:00am
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It's fun. . . It's colorful. . . It's magical. . . It's musical. . . It's educational. . . It teaches values and celebrates faith. . . And it does all that in three languages at once! Introducing Dr. Wonder's Workshop, the first weekly Christian television series ever produced where everyone uses American Sign Language! This program has been designed from the ground up to be the most accessible children's educational TV series ever developed. Not only will the show be voiced in English and captioned in English and Spanish, but every line, every song, every story will also be signed. This program has everything you've come to expect in a high quality children's educational television show: Interesting stories with fun, colorful characters; Creative original music; Language development; and instruction on the importance of developing positive life values such as honesty, integrity, and responsibility. But it also includes another dimension not found in most educational television. Dr. Wonder's Workshop also address issues of faith. Every program will include a Bible Story and an object lesson to show the children that God is just as relevant today as He ever was! The show will never be "preachy", but in tender loving ways Dr Wonder and his friends will unapologetically show the children that God knows them, He loves them, and they are precious to Him. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales (Aired from COZI TV Network on Channel 24.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales is a children's series featuring animated vegetables who teach life lessons through stories. Hosted by Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, each episode begins by establishing the problem, uses short stories to parallel the situation with a problem and solution, and ends by reiterating the proposed solution and the life lesson learned through the experience. The show communicates social-emotional messages based upon the core values of honesty, kindness, forgiveness, and appreciation for all, using music, unusual characters, and allegorical storylines.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Adventures in Odyssey" teaches children the timeless truths of the Judeo-Christian beliefs. This fast-paced family adventure for children introduces you to John Avery Whittaker, Connie, and all the gang as you fly on the wings of imagination to a place called Whit's End. Each episode teaches children life lessons such as Loving Your Neighbor, Responsibility and the consequences of actions, Faithfulness, Teamwork, Kindness, the importance of keeping your word, and more. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey, and Eli Too (Aired from COZI TV Network on Channel 24.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 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. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Well, Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A.J. for a weekly half hour of fun and entertainment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
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 Sandra Wagner
Address 1971 Univeristy Blvd.
City Lynchburg
State VA
Zip 24515
Telephone Number (434) 582-2718
Email Address wffp@wffp24.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 (21)

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 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. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Well, Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A.J. for a weekly half hour of fun and entertainment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title GIVE (Airs on 24.1 from COZI TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 12:00pm
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. Give is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features Jenna Bush Hager, actor Blair Underwood, and other passionate celebrity philanthropists from film and television, music, sports, or business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode of Give, one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that are dedicated to inspiring change in their communities. We'll discover what makes these charities effective, learn what each needs to make an even bigger impact, and surprise them with a gift to help continue their good work. Audiences will meet the inspiring individuals and volunteers behind each organization to see how they do their part to make the world a better place, learning compassion and the value of giving back along the way.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (Airs on 24.2 from H&I Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:30am
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 showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Airs on 24.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:30am
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. Dragonfly TV is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo(Airs on 24.1 from COZI TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:30am
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. Naturally, Danny Seo is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Naturally, Danny Seo is a series about seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well, exercising your mind and body, and caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is a leading authority on eco-friendly living, and has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends, sharing delicious and healthy meals, while creating an environmentally friendly home. In each episode of Naturally, Danny Seo, viewers will be introduced to inspiring ideas from fun and healthy recipes, to easy and sustainable crafts. Viewers will learn how to embrace a natural lifestyle, easily and beautifully, along with quick tips on green living.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (Airs on 24.1 from COZI TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:00am
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. Journey with Dylan Dreyer is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Journey with Dylan Dreyer is a wondrous celebration of nature. Hosted by meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, this series features breathtaking cinematography that will bring viewers up-close and personal with creatures big and small, from the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. Audiences will have a unique platform to see animals living in their natural habitat, and will learn about the circle of life along the way. Journey with Dylan Dreyer also explores natural wonders of the world, including the migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Viewers will uncover these amazing facts of nature, and learn why it's so important to protect Earth's natural resources and all its inhabitants.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Sugar Creek Gang (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
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 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title The Champion Within (Airs on 24.1 from COZI TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 12:30PM
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. The Champion Within is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Champion Within features the powerful and inspiring stories that exemplify what it really means to be a true champion. The series introduces viewers to people who have overcome obstacles while leading transcendent moments from the world of sports. From beating the odds to play the game they love, to giving back to the communities that supported them, the featured athletes will share their own stories and personal triumphs. Viewers will learn the value of good sportsmanship, and the dedication it takes to excel at the highest level. Win or lose, The Champion Within proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength, and agility, but by their grit, resiliency, and heart.
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Super Book (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday through Friday @ 4:30pm and Saturday @ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The educational value of SuperBook is based on the accumulation of 4000 years of teaching about necessity of sound social and moral behavior for the general health of any social group. The teachings, contained in Proverbs, parables, and historical accounts, are codified in one of the oldest and most-proven group of laws or moral codes known to man--the mosaic Laws and Covenants. SuperBook has been in syndication for many years and continues to be in demand by parents who saw the programs in their youth and now want it for their children. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Adventures in Odyssey" teaches children the timeless truths of the Judeo-Christian beliefs. This fast-paced family adventure for children introduces you to John Avery Whittaker, Connie, and all the gang as you fly on the wings of imagination to a place called Whit's End. Each episode teaches children life lessons such as Loving Your Neighbor, Responsibility and the consequences of actions, Faithfulness, Teamwork, Kindness, the importance of keeping your word, and more. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (Airs on 24.2 from H&I network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:30am
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. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Eco Company Teens (Airs on 24.2 from H&I Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:00am
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. Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team find out about climate change by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the climate change issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally Eco Company regularly provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Donkey Ollie (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Donkey Ollie adventures are an exciting series of children half hour adventures beginning with Journey to Jerusalem ending with Circus Maximus. The stories chronicle the life of a young Ollie who learns courage and bravery through trials as he travels the ancient world. Whether rescuing children from slavery, saving helpless animals from cruel treatment or suffering under the hands of cruel tormentors, Donkey Ollie is an example of Faith and Love under pressure. These adventures are sure to be an inspiration for young tender-hearted listeners. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Airs on 24.2 from H&I Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:00am
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. Zoo Clues is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards spots? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with a meaningful perspective of the creatures around them and valuable comparisons to their own human characteristics.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us (Airs on 24.2 from H&I Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:00am and 11:30am
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. Heroes Among Us tells the stories of people just like you and me who have chosen to make a difference in the lives of others. They are heroes that live in your community and have helped people you know. They are the unsung heroes who aren't seeking recognition or reward, but choose to act to correct injustice wherever they see it. Each episode will feature stories of courage and hope about people making a difference on every level - from the personal, to the professional, to the national stage - these ordinary people may just make a stranger's day a little brighter or they could change the world! Through reenactments and interviews we'll get to know these hometown heroes and what motivates them to do good and help their fellow humans.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (Airs from COZI TV on 24.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:00am
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. The Voyager with Josh Garcia is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode gives audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when shown by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. In each episode, Josh learns how to prepare an authentic, regional meal, visits a local artisan to learn about their trade and craft, and samples the culture while learning about the heritage of the region's population, showing viewers what is so unique about each city he visits. The Voyager with Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling adventure to explore the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Miss Charity's Diner (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Faithville Gospelcast Productions is a non-profit charitable organization in the United States and Canada. Their office and studio facilities are located in Ontario. They produce family television and radio programming for children that entertains and educates. The goal is to assist parents, grandparents and educators in the development of children. The programs are designed to help the family instill good morals values, respect for one another and one's individual importance. The curriculum and programs always teach the golden rule 'treat others as you would want them to treat you.' This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title TorchLighters (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Torchlighters is a series of animated programs for youth ages 8-12, presenting the lives of true-life heroes of Christian history. Each episode carefully follows the life story of one of the heroes of the faith. The moral, spiritual and life lessons learned are applicable to life today. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Flying House (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday through Friday @ 4:00pm and Saturday @ 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Flying House is an animated presentation of the historical events recorded from 4A.D. to approximately 70 A.D. In addition to the events themselves, children are exposed to the parables and moral and ethical teaching of the period through animated, dramatic presentation. Children are taught to respect their parents, be truthful, not steal, refrain from violence and show respect for the government and its laws. They are taught the value of respecting people of different ethnic backgrounds, helping the needy, feeding the hungry, nursing the sick and many more humanitarian values. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (Airs on 24.1 from COZI TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:30am
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. Wilderness Vet is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Wilderness Vet follows veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley, and features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms, and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need, while balancing life at her home clinic. Providing a glimpse into a fascinating career choice, Wilderness Vet will show viewers the hard work and dedication involved in the rescue and rehabilitation of animals, while imparting tips to help keep all furry friends healthy.
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop (Aired on Channel 24.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It's fun. . . It's colorful. . . It's magical. . . It's musical. . . It's educational. . . It teaches values and celebrates faith. . . And it does all that in three languages at once! Introducing Dr. Wonder's Workshop, the first weekly Christian television series ever produced where everyone uses American Sign Language! This program has been designed from the ground up to be the most accessible children's educational TV series ever developed. Not only will the show be voiced in English and captioned in English and Spanish, but every line, every song, every story will also be signed. This program has everything you've come to expect in a high quality children's educational television show: Interesting stories with fun, colorful characters; Creative original music; Language development; and instruction on the importance of developing positive life values such as honesty, integrity, and responsibility. But it also includes another dimension not found in most educational television. Dr. Wonder's Workshop also address issues of faith. Every program will include a Bible Story and an object lesson to show the children that God is just as relevant today as He ever was! The show will never be "preachy", but in tender loving ways Dr Wonder and his friends will unapologetically show the children that God knows them, He loves them, and they are precious to Him. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Sandra Wagner

General Manager


10/06/2017

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