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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
0000055492
Submit Date:
06/28/2018
Call Sign:
WMAR-TV
Facility ID:
59442
City:
BALTIMORE
State:
MD
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
06/28/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2018

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

SCRIPPS BROADCASTING HOLDINGS LLC

David Giles

312 WALNUT STREET

28TH FLOOR

CINCINNATI, OH 45202

United States

+1 (513) 977-3000

DAVE.GILES@SCRIPPS.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

KENNETH C. HOWARD , JR .

BAKER & HOSTETLER LLP

1050 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW

SUITE 1100

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 861-1580

KHOWARD@BAKERLAW.COM

Legal Representative

BENJAMIN PIDEK, P.E.

CONSULTING ENGINEER

MID-STATE CONSULTANTS

6197 MILLER RD., SUITE 1

SWARTZ CREEK, MI 48473

United States

+1 (810) 226-0750

BPIDEK@MSCON.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Baltimore
Web Home Page Address www.wmar2news.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 504.0
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: 9.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (airs on D2 LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11AM
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (airs on WMAR)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. Our hosts come face to face with nature in some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth. The series is sure to inspire many a road trip and remind viewers that the national parks truly are one of America's greatest gifts to the world and a resource to be protected.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (airs on WMAR)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11AM
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. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (Airs on WMAR 2.4 ESCAPE)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing (Airs on WMAR 2.4 ESCAPE)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (Airs on WMAR 2.4 ESCAPE)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM -12PM
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. Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (airs on WMAR)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 14
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", "biggest eaters", "smartest birds"...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers af all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/0018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-19
Episode # #721
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 06/03/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0018-06-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation With Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (WMAR D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10-10:30AM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Airs on D2 - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30AM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Jack conveys a sense of hand-on, experiential learning that is essential to a positive learning process. His enthusiasm for the animals is contagious and his content is informative without the audience feeling that they are being "taught." The show offers its young audience the opportunity to understand our environment, particularly the delicate balance between nature and development. As a result, viewers can develop the ability to make decisions on environmental issues and take responsible action on behalf of the environment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (Airs on D2 - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM - 12PM
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. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (airs on WMAR 2.4 ESCAPE)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (Airs on D2 - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1PM
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. On Recipe Rehab, viewers submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World (airs on Station's D3 Channel - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. This breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (Airs on D2 - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30PM
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. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (airs on stations D3 Channel - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM - 12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is a half-hour variety show designed for teens 13-16. Hosted by Mark Curry, the show delves into all sorts of animal kingdoms - from household pets to the massive rhinoceros. Viewers will not only gain further knowledge of animals they study in school, they will be introduced to new and exotic creatures they might never have seen before.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (Airs on D2 - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. OUTBACK ADVENTURES is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. While the shows are exciting, Faulkner always tempers his sense of adventure with respect for boundaries and safety, especially around animals. The program contains important messages about environmental stewardship while fostering a fascination with the outdoor world. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing (Airs on WMAR 2.4 ESCAPE)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Airs on WMAR)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30am
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 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 ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (airs on WMAR 2.4 ESCAPE)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title All in with Laila Ali (airs on stations D3 Channel - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11AM
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. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title All in with Laila Ali (airs on Stations D3 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30AM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (airs on D3 Channel - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11AM
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (airs on WMAR)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's, 9:30-10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 14
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. OCEAN TREKS with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, audiences embark on an epic journey, sailing aboard cruise ships to discover thrilling adventure experiences in remarkable port destinations. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he immerses audiences in its natural wonders. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, audiences join Jeff for the adventure of a lifetime, inspiring the explorer in all of us.
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 Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 06/03/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-19
Episode # #224
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 10:30-11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
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. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species.
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

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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 Julie Wigley
Address WMAR-TV, 6400 York Road
City Baltimore
State MD
Zip 21212
Telephone Number (410) 372-2396
Email Address wigley@wmar.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 (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Airs LAFF 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Jack conveys a sense of hand-on, experiential learning that is essential to a positive learning process. His enthusiasm for the animals is contagious and his content is informative without the audience feeling that they are being "taught." The show offers its young audience the opportunity to understand our environment, particularly the delicate balance between nature and development. As a result, viewers can develop the ability to make decisions on environmental issues and take responsible action on behalf of the environment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing (airs on ESCAPE 2.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1PM
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (airs on ESCAPE 2.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30PM
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (airs on WMAR 2.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. Our hosts come face to face with nature in some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth. The series is sure to inspire many a road trip and remind viewers that the national parks truly are one of America's greatest gifts to the world and a resource to be protected.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali (airs on BOUNCE 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM
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. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extaordinary achievements. In the half-hour series Laila Ali scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational atheletes, showcasing groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary stories. Exploring the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure, this educational program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (airs on BOUNCE 2.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10AM-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation.
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (airs on ESCAPE 2.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11AM
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (airs on BOUNCE 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM - 12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is a half-hour educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This half-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (airs on WMAR 2.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11am
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. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (airs on ESCAPE 2.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Airs on WMAR 2.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessry to conserve threatened and endangered species.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (airs on LAFF 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11AM-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of bird.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing (airs on ESCAPE 2.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (airs on WMAR 2.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10AM
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. OCEAN TREKS with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, audiences embark on an epic journey, sailing aboard cruise ships to discover thrilling adventure experiences in remarkable port destinations. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he immerses audiences in its natural wonders. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, audiences join Jeff for the adventure of a lifetime, inspiring the explorer in all of us.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World (airs on BOUNCE 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. This breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet.
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (airs on WMAR 2.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", "biggest eaters", "smartest birds"...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers af all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Airs on LAFF 2.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM-11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Jack conveys a sense of hand-on, experiential learning that is essential to a positive learning process. His enthusiasm for the animals is contagious and his content is informative without the audience feeling that they are being "taught." The show offers its young audience the opportunity to understand our environment, particularly the delicate balance between nature and development. As a result, viewers can develop the ability to make decisions on environmental issues and take responsible action on behalf of the environment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (airs on WMAR 2.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am-12pm
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 22- episode series features hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko as they guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali (airs on BOUNCE 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extaordinary achievements. In the half-hour series Laila Ali scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational atheletes, showcasing groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary stories. Exploring the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure, this educational program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (airs on LAFF 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this 26 episode series, viewers submit their favorite, decadent high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (airs on ESCAPE 2.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30A-12PM
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. 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.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (airs on BOUNCE 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA (Airs on LAFF 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM - 12PM
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 26- episode series is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs at the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA (Airs on LAFF 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30PM
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 26- Episode series is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs at the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs.

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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.

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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.

Julie Ann Wigley

Assistant Creative Services Director


06/28/2018

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