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

FRN:
0005021662
File Number:
0000038681
Submit Date:
01/09/2018
Call Sign:
WNCF
Facility ID:
72307
City:
MONTGOMERY
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC

Doing Business As: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC

Lois Dean Crenshaw

525 Blackburn Drive

Augusta, GA 30907

United States

+1 (706) 922-5644

lcrenshaw@alann.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

TOM W. DAVIDSON

AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP

1333 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 887-4011

TDAVIDSON@AKINGUMP.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Montgomery-Selma
Web Home Page Address alabamanews.net

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 168.0
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: 3.0
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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:30-11 A.M.
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. Teen Kids News is the first kid-to-kid newscast created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Caucasian, male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers. This program meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9:30-10 A.M.
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science, and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. They are given the same material to work with, with each team taming their own novel approach to solving the problem, demonstrating their skills in design, physics, and electronics. Using teamwork and ingenuity, both teams succeed in producing a working machine, but only team wins, based on superior performance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title BRAIN GAMES: FAMILY EDITION (32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10-10:30 A.M.
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. Brain Games: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating components of the human brain and how they shape our perceptions and everyday lives. Brain Games: Family Edition Host Jason Silva opens each episode with an exercise for your mind which will often leave you scratching your head. These exercises will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the reality of human perception and the fascinating ways that our brains functions. Each week, 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 by presenting a series of experiments and activities designed to help people improve cognitive function and use their brains better, smarter and faster.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILAN: FAMILY EDITION (32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8-8:30 A.M., 8:30-9 A.M., 9-9:30 A.M., 9:30-10 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 50
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (32.2)
List date and time rescheduled 12/17/2017 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-09
Episode # 111
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (32.2)
List date and time rescheduled 12/17/2017 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-09
Episode # 110
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9-9:30 A.M.
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces our youth to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training needed to prepare for the job, and the experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, they must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10-10:30 A.M.
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. 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 of their own human characteristics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8-8:30 A.M.
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 series engages young viewers with various scientific projects and provides a variety of information from multiple scientific fields. It also 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8:30-9 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This weekly half hour series focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success, and offers tenage viewers practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial, business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own businesses, showing how to properly manage money, creating budgets and financial goals - all important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizens. Each episode also features math, language arts, and social studies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: TRADE SCHOOL (32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School if an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
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 SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6:30-7 A.M.
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The show also provides in-depth, human interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a superstar. Sports Stars of Tomorrow recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life.
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 INTO THE WILD WITH JACK HANNA (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6-6:30 A.M.
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. This series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation worldwide. The episodic content certainly further the educational, information needs of children 13-16,
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:

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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 Lois Dean Crenshaw
Address 4001 Carmichael Rd., Suite 100
City Montgomery
State AL
Zip 36106
Telephone Number (334) 649-1071
Email Address lcrenshaw@alann.tv
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. "WNCF TRANSMITS ON RF CHANNEL 31 BUT IS KNOWN TO ITS VIEWING AUDIENCE AS CHANNEL 32. THE LATTER IS USED IN THIS REPORT TO IDENTIFY THE PROGRAMS AIRING ON EACH OF ITS MAIN AND MULTICAST STREAMS. WNCF airs two non-core programs each Saturday morning starting at 6 A.M. As a rule, no local commercials are placed in any E/I or non-core programming on the station. Elementary school students from local schools in the River Region will recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the early morning news program on Monday - Friday starting again in the First Quarter. Future Weather Forecasters will start again in the First Quarter as well. WNCF's news team aired several education stories during the quarter that informed parents, and featured students. They include a Brain Brawl Trivia Fundraiser that will benefit local schools; "The Leader In Me" Program that will be rolled out to students in kindergarten through 6th grades in Butler County; a $375,000 grant that will buy Smart TVs, science equipment, and other educational software for classrooms; Veterans Day Program and lunch for veterans at a local middle school; Boots and Brellas, a fundraiser for rain gear for students in need who have to walk to school on rainy days; Peer Mediation for 4th and 5th graders at an elementary school where students learned to work together to resolve conflict. WNCF continued its weekly Golden Apple Awards to teachers nominated by parents, students, co-workers, and others in the community. Teachers from Montgomery Public Schools, Prattville Elementary School, and the Elmore County School System were honored this quarter. Students that were interviewed spoke very highly about their teachers, saying they are great mentors; they show them what a leader is supposed to be; they encourage them to attend college; they teach them how to better themselves; they help with family issues; some are given food when they are hungry; they are taught to stay humble and work hard; they let them have fun in class; they give them good examples, ask questions, and make it easy for them to learn; the students learn letters and sounds, and how to sing the alphabet; one teacher lays the foundation for good health and teaches them to exercise daily and be healthy. WNCF will continue to provide the best E/I programming that is available for the youth in the River Region.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION (32.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8-8:30A.M., 8:30-9 A.M., 9-9:30 A.M. 9:30-10 A.M.
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. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9-9:30 A.M.
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces our youth to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training needed to prepare for the job, and the experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, they must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8:30-9 A.M.
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 weekly half hour series focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success, and offers tenage viewers practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial, business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own businesses, showing how to properly manage money, creating budgets and financial goals - all important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizend. Each episode also features math, language arts, and social studies. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:30-11 A.M.
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. Teen Kids News is the first kid-to-kid newscast created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Caucasian, male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers. This program meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: TRADE SCHOOL (32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10-10:30 A.M.
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8-8:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly 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 series engages young viewers with various scientific projects and provides a variety of information from multiple scientific fields. It also highlights 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. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9:30-10 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big serves the educational andinformational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents and "Invent-off" challenge where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. They are given the same material to work with, with each team taming their own novel approach to solving the problem, demonstrating their skills in design, physics and electronics. Using teamwork and ingenuity, both teams succeed in producing a working machine, but only one team wins, based on superior performance. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES (32.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10-10:30 A.M.
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. 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. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (32.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:30-11 A.M.
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. Chicken Soup For The Soul's Hidden Heroes is a live action, half-hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs to children. Hostes by Brooke Burke-Charvet, it is a hidden camera television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by sercrtly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light-hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)

Certification

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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.

Lois Dean Crenshaw

Program Director/Station Manager


01/09/2018

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