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

FRN:
0004345773
File Number:
0000039871
Submit Date:
01/10/2018
Call Sign:
WONO-CD
Facility ID:
14315
City:
SYRACUSE, ETC.
State:
NY
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2018
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

RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.

Doing Business As: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.

401 W. Kirkpatrick St.

SYRACUSE, NY 13204

United States

+1 (315) 468-0908

CRAIGF199@AOL.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Craig Fox

Technical Director

Renard Communications Corp.

401 W. Kirkpatrick St.

SYRACUSE, NY 13204

United States

+1 (315) 468-0908

CraigF199@aol.com

Technical Representative

James L. Oyster

Law Offices of James L. Oyster

108 Oyster Lane

Castleton, VA 22716

United States

+1 (540) 937-4800

oysterlaw@hotmail.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network AMG-TV
Nielsen DMA Syracuse
Web Home Page Address

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 10.5
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 0.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Zoo Diaries (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. @4:30pm; Sat. @ 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 7 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Diaries takes you behind the scenes of a world-class zoo and is entertaining for everyone. It gives a very personal connection to the staff and shows what it is like to work there with so many fascinating animals. The series documents the lives of animals and caretakers at a zoo with a record of breeding endangered species. Events in the life of three or four animals are generally shown in each episode. Each story focuses on an animal in an interesting situation, and the zoo person responsible for handling the situation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @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 7 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Aqua Kids" motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Eliz Stanton's Great Big World (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @1:30pm
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. Eliz addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Eliz and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where an
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Pets In Paradise (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri. @4:30pm; Sat. @9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. This weekly, half-hour series explores the close bonds that are often formed by people and their pets, focusing on animals in Hawaii -- the paradise mentioned in the show's title. In addition to profiling people and their pets, the show offers information about health care for the animals and training tips.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Think Big (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs. @ 4:30 pm; Sat. @1:00pm
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. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas. Two teams of elite young kids led by an inventor each; brainstorm and come up with creative innovations in a bid to win the bragging rights of the best invention and the coveted genius cup.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 11am, Wed. @ 4:30pm (started 11/1/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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 series featuring "hands-on" science projects for teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues. @ 4:30 pm; Sat. @ 10:30 am
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. Biz Kid$ is the fun, fast-paced public television series where kids teach kids about money and entrepreneurship. Whether it's a podcast host, beekeeper, or a catering company owner, the young business owners on the series inspire young viewers. Every half-hour episode of Biz Kid$ features success stories and illustrates the importance of saving, budgeting, investing, and giving back to the community. Spoofs of old TV shows and comedy sketches make the series a hit with kids and parents alike and help young people learn how to manage the business of their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. @ 4:30 pm; Sat. @ 12:30pm (ended 10/28/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 17
Total times aired 17
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. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company chronicles the passions of this new generation and answers their questions. Eco Company is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @2:30pm
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. With extensive travel experience visiting some of the world's most sought after destinations, Laura McKenzie is truly a connoisseur globe-trotter. She hosted a series of programs profiling some of her very favorite places around the globe. From soaking in Caribbean oases to exploring the glory of ruins in ancient cities, Laura's selection of travel destinations profiled on her program take you to the four corners of the earth from the comfort of your own home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @12pm; Sat. 12:30pm (started 11/4/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dog Tales" is a weekly half-hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. "Dog Tales" features dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds from across the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon.-Fri. @ 4 pm; Sat. @ 9:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Total times aired 78
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 7 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eight-time Emmy-nominated "Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. Host Alex Paen and "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues.
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 Craig Fox
Address 401 W. Kirkpatrick St.
City Syracuse
State NY
Zip 13204
Telephone Number (315) 468-0908
Email Address CraigF199@aol.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 (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue. @ 4 pm; Sat. @ 9:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eight-time Emmy-nominated "Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. Host Alex Paen and "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue. @4:30pm; Sat. @ 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dog Tales" is a weekly half-hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. "Dog Tales" features dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds from across the United States.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri. @4pm; Sat. @ 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour series featuring "hands-on" science projects for teens.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. @ 4:30pm; Sat. @12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 is a career guidance series aimed to inform teens about the endless possibilities of careers available and what it takes to get where you're going! Teenage hosts interview people working in different professions to educate youth on career choices.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Zoo Diaries (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. @ 4:30pm; Sat. @ 11:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Diaries takes you behind the scenes of a world-class zoo and is entertaining for everyone. It gives a very personal connection to the staff and shows what it is like to work there with so many fascinating animals. The series documents the lives of animals and caretakers at a zoo with a record of breeding endangered species. Events in the life of three or four animals are generally shown in each episode. Each story focuses on an animal in an interesting situation, and the zoo person responsible for handling the situation.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue. @ 4:30pm; Sat. @ 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$ is the fun, fast-paced public television series where kids teach kids about money and entrepreneurship. Whether it's a podcast host, beekeeper, or a catering company owner, the young business owners on the series inspire young viewers. Every half-hour episode of Biz Kid$ features success stories and illustrates the importance of saving, budgeting, investing, and giving back to the community. Spoofs of old TV shows and comedy sketches make the series a hit with kids and parents alike and help young people learn how to manage the business of their lives.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Eliz Stanton's Great Big World (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri. @4:30pm; Sat. @ 1:30 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eliz addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Eliz and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Think Big (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thu. @ 4:30 pm; Sat. @ 1 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas. Two teams of elite young kids led by an inventor each; brainstorm and come up with creative innovations in a bid to win the bragging rights of the best invention and the coveted genius cup.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 2pm
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. With extensive travel experience visiting some of the world's most sought after destinations, Laura McKenzie is truly a connoisseur globe-trotter. She hosted a series of programs profiling some of her very favorite places around the globe. From soaking in Caribbean oases to exploring the glory of ruins in ancient cities, Laura's selection of travel destinations profiled on her program take you to the four corners of the earth from the comfort of your own home.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. @ 4:30pm; Sat. @ 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Future Phenoms is a TV show that takes you coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports and is hosted by the nationally renowned Pat Summerall.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. @4pm; Sat. @ 10 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Aqua Kids" motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Craig Fox

President


01/10/2018

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