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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000057815
Submit Date:
07/10/2018
Call Sign:
WKBN-TV
Facility ID:
73153
City:
YOUNGSTOWN
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2018
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

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Youngstown
Web Home Page Address www.wkbn.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 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.75
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30a
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Calling Dr Pol (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years Caring for more than 19000 patients Dr Pol has seen it all Specializing in large farm animals Dr Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesnt end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and onscreen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession
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 Calling Dr Pol (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 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 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. 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 (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Oceans Mysteries (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7-7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. The half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. The half hour weekly series Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. How much do you really know about animals On Zoo Clues we tackle the animal kingdoms most mind-blowing questions Can birds fly backwards Could a whale really swallow a person How do animals with no external ears hear Do dogs sweat What animal is used for bone grafts Why do zebras have strips and leopard spots Are bats birds Are whales fish Are insects animals Each episode tackles a dozen or more amazing animal questions Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom Zoo Clues Its a keeper
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 Zoo Clues (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 07/01/2018 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology.
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 Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 04/22/2018 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 2018-04-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Pet Vet Dream Team
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30a-12p
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. Pet Vet Dream Team is a live-action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Pet Vet Dream Team follows talented veterinarians Dr. Lisa Chimes and Dr. Andrew Marchevsky of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH), where they deal with compelling cases of infirm and injured pets. Viewers also see exotic animal expert Tim Faulkner in action at the Australian Reptile Park, where he cares for animals big and small, from crocodiles to koalas. Together, these three authorities race to cure their furry and feathered charges-educating viewers on a range of medical procedures and zoological practices along the way. As viewers catch a behind-the-scenes look at the veterinary profession, they also learn responsibility and empathy for animals of all kinds through the passionate work of the Pet Vet Dream Team.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Thomas Edison's Secret Lab (.3) (4/1/18-4/23/18)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8a-8:30a and 8:30-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Thomas Edison's Secret Lab presents accurate, age appropriate scientific principles and concepts by portraying appealing young role models with whom young viewers can easily identify, in clever, comedic and wildly visual science based problem situations. It explores in the context of can do enthusiasm that characterized Thomas Edison's life and experiences. It invites young viewers to join in the adventure of science by making it interesting, challenging, and fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Rescue Me (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. Rescue Me with Dr Lisa is a weekly half hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
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 Rescue Me (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/12/2018 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 2018-05-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rescue Me (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2018 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Rescue Me (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/05/2018 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 2018-05-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Rescue Me (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 01:00 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 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children Produced for ages 13 to16 this educational and informational program 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
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 Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2018 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 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 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/05/2018 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 2018-05-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 05/12/2018 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 2018-05-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Secret Millionaire's Club (.3) (4/1/18-4/23/18)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 9-9:30a and 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Secret Millionaire's Club is a series that attracts and engages young viewers, between the age of 8-12, as they follow the exciting and often comedic adventures of four attractive role models, in narratives designed to introduce children to basic concepts in business, financial literacy, and responsible money management, as well as important practical life lessons
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7-7:30a
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. Teaches children about wildlife and the surrounding environment by featuring animals in the wild each week.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30a-12p
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. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series Preston Wainwright a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident works as an intern at the US Postal Inspectors lab assisting his US Postal Inspector mom Amanda in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams identity and mail theft to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities overcoming challenges beating the odds and the power of perseverance. 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 Commissions rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Calling Dr Pol (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years Caring for more than 19000 patients Dr Pol has seen it all Specializing in large farm animals Dr Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesnt end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and onscreen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession
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 Calling Dr Pol (.2)
List date and time rescheduled 07/01/2018 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8a
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. Rescues all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (.3) (4/1/18-4/23/18)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10-10:30a and 10:30-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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. Zoo Clues is a 30 minute program specifically created for young people between the ages of 13 and 16. The program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparison to their own human characteristics. The show's clever narration links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11a
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors.
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 Kimberly Windsor
Address 3930 Sunset Blv
City Youngstown
State OH
Zip 44512
Telephone Number (330) 781-7090
Email Address kwindsor@wkbn.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. The station discontinued programming on D3 as of 4/23/18.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Pet Vet Dream Team
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30a-12p
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. Pet Vet Dream Team is a live-action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Pet Vet Dream Team follows talented veterinarians Dr. Lisa Chimes and Dr. Andrew Marchevsky of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH), where they deal with compelling cases of infirm and injured pets. Viewers also see exotic animal expert Tim Faulkner in action at the Australian Reptile Park, where he cares for animals big and small, from crocodiles to koalas. Together, these three authorities race to cure their furry and feathered charges-educating viewers on a range of medical procedures and zoological practices along the way. As viewers catch a behind-the-scenes look at the veterinary profession, they also learn responsibility and empathy for animals of all kinds through the passionate work of the Pet Vet Dream Team.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7-7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teaches children about wildlife and the surrounding environment by featuring animals in the wild each week.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7-7:30a
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, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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, and the whole family, Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. Hosted by Nicole Gibbons, this breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. Audiences will have a unique platform to see these wild animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat. Jewels of the Natural World will explore natural wonders of the world, including the Great Land migration in Africa of millions of wildebeests. Also, viewers will learn more about the struggle for survival for many of Africa's iconic animal species such as hippos, cheetahs, and elephants. Jewels of the Natural World will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. How much do you really know about animals On Zoo Clues we tackle the animal kingdoms most mind blowing questions Can birds fly backwards Could a whale really swallow a person How do animals with no external ears hear Do dogs sweat What animal is used for bone grafts Why do zebras have strips and leopard spots Are bats birds Are whales fish Are insects animals Each episode tackles a dozen or more amazing animal questions Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom Zoo Clues.Its a keeper
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19000 patients Dr Pol has seen it all Specializing in large farm animals Dr Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesnt end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and onscreen factoids viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19000 patients Dr Pol has seen it all Specializing in large farm animals Dr Pol his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesnt end at the clinic Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and onscreen factoids viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock Unstoppable and unflappable this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11a
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30p
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30a-12p
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. Litton's first scripted series depicting government intrigue and a teenage coming of age story from two unique perspectives - life as a United States Postal Inspector and life seen through the eyes of a young man living with paralysis who is determined to follow in his late father's footsteps and become a Postal Inspector. Each week will feature case stories from the U.S.P.I.S., as well as important social issues and valuable life lessons.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30a
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 trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on the biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Tenton in Wyoming's Grand Tenton National Park.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on the biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Tenton in Wyoming's Grand Tenton National Park.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescues all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8a
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, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30a
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 trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children Produced for ages 13 to 16 this educational and informational program 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
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children Produced for ages 13 to 16 this educational and informational program 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

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

Kimberly Windsor

Executive Assistant/Program Director


07/10/2018

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