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

FRN:
0022491823
File Number:
0000056927
Submit Date:
07/09/2018
Call Sign:
WSBT-TV
Facility ID:
73983
City:
SOUTH BEND
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2018
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WSBT LICENSEE, LLC

Miles S. Mason, Esq.

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-9195

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Miles S. Mason , ESQ .

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

Miles S. Mason

1200 17th Street

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA South Bend-Elkhart
Web Home Page Address www.wsbt.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 3.5
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog 2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00 - 8:30 am, aired 4/1/18 to 6/24/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows everyday people, regardless of age, sex, occupation or education, stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Henry's Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00-12:30 pm, aired 4/7/18 - 6/30/18
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 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 ad price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on what if it never happened and innovation by accident, and has a strong focus on junior geniuses who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This is aired on WSBT Channel 22.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 9:00 - 9:30am, Aired on 4/5/18 - 6/20/18 and aired on 6-30-18 at 8:30 am for 6-28-18 at 9 am
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it could be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space, robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experience in the filed inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME EXPERIMENTS OR DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/9:00-9:30 am, Aired 4/2/18 - 6/19/18 and aired one on Saturday 6-30-18 at 8am for the 6-26-18 at 9am
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode , Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/7:30-8:00 am, aired 4/1/18 to 6/24/18
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 U.S. Postal Inspector's Lab assisting his U.S. 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 choice in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teen and parents and includes positive messaging regarding 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 Commission's rules. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 am, aired 4/7/18-6/30/18
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. 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. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/9:00-9:30 am, Aired 4/6/18 to 6/29/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers,and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tacklers future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30-9:00 am, aired 4/8/18 - 6/24/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 14) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays/9:00-9:00 am, Aired 4/2/18 to 6/18/18 and aired on Saturday 6-30-18 at 7 am for 6-25-18 at 9 am.
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. In this program, children learn about bio-mimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products .They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and lans, and the inventions inspired by them. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays/9:00-9:30 am, Aired 4/4/18 to 6/20/18 and aired one on Saturday 6-30-18 at 8 am for 6-27-18 at 9 am.
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth,from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experience in the filed inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30-9:00 am, Aired 4-1-18 to 6-24-18 and Aired one on Saturday 6-16-18 at 7:00 am for 6-17-18 at 8:30 am .
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/11:30am, aired 4-1-18 to 6-24-18
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world and around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earths creatures, and the people who inhibit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non human, and the environment, fun. This aired on WSBT channel 22.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr. Chris
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30-9:00 am, aired 4/1/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by Dr. Chris Brown and chronicles his journey around the globe, introducing children to exploring culturally diverse destinations. Episodes examples include exploring the history of the Chilean capital, a live volcano in Vanuatu, Borneo searching for pygmy elephants, bears in hibernation and wolf packs in Canada. Children learn geography, animal care and environmental stewardship. This show aired on WSBT Main Channel 22.1. This show was replaced with Pet Vet Dream Team.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 am - 12:00 pm, aired 4/7/18-6/30/18
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. 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. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/5:30 am - 6:00 am Aired 4/7/18 to 6/30/18
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features weekly educational features, such as College and You, tips for choosing and getting into college, and Word, vocabulary skills training, as well as informational features for teens reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen-appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewers academic and educational experience. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays/10:30 am-11:00 am, Aired on 4/1/18 -6/10/18 and aired one on Saturday 6-16-18 at 7:30 am for 6-17-18 at 10:30 am and one on 6-24-18 at 8:00 am for 6-25-18 at 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program relates pets to viewers lives and interests, and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for, and respect animals. Pets from the everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets, and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance that children can apply to their own lives. This show aired on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
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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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 Sherri Lopez
Address 1301 E. Douglas Road
City Mishawaka
State IN
Zip 46545
Telephone Number (574) 334-4908
Email Address sllopez@sbgtv.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. SPECIAL APPEARANCES Saturday, 4-28-18 49th Annual Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival - Reporter, Caroline Torie was the emcee. She announced the parade entrants as they passed by the viewing area. Thursday, 5-3-18 Derby Day Luncheon and Fashion Show- The Christ Child Society of South Bend. Meteorologist, Abby Wepler was the emcee for the fashion show. Wednesday, 5-23-18 THRIVE Engaging Women Conference at Saint Mary's College. Reporter, Kristin Bien moderated for a couple of panels for the conference. Wednesday, 6-30-18 St. Joseph County 4-H Fair/Miss St. Joseph County Fair QeEXPO for Women/Angel Awards. News Personality, Cari Peugeot was the Master of Ceremonies for the Award Dinner at the Century Center in Downtown South Bend, IN SCHOOL VISITS Monday, 4-9-18 South Bend Junior Academy/Career Week TV Producer, Ashley Henderson Presented to 38 Children on what it is like to be a TV Producer. Wednesday, 4-18-18 IB Physics Class at Goshen High School Meteorologist, Matt Rudkin presented to 19 students and teacher. Tuesday, 4-24-18 Riverview Elementary School in Elkhart, IN. Meteorologist, Ed Russo presented to 60 students and 3 teachers. Friday, 5-4-18 West Goshen Elementary - 2nd grad Classroom Visit. Meteorologist, Ed Russo talked with kids about weather/storm standards and his career. Friday, 5-11-18 Mishawaka Catholic School - 2nd Grade. Metorologist, Ed Russo spoke about severe weather and the devastation that it may cause. He also discussed how the severe weather is predicted and how it helps people in the community. Friday, 5-25-18 Sylvester Elementary - Berrien Springs Public School in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Meteorologist, Ed Russo presented to students and teachers. Ed discussed weather and what its like to be a Meteorologist. SKETCH THE SKY Monthly appreciation party for children who submitted drawings to WSBTs daily Sketch the Sky contest. The party includes a visit with a WSBT meteorologist, information about the station and the weather, a station tour McDonalds breakfast and an opportunity to appear on the newscast between eight forty five am and 9am. Children attended with attending parent. Dan Langwell Sales Assistant runs the tours. Sketch The Sky - April 20th. 15 winners and 15 adults. Sketch The Sky - May 18, 2018. 15 winners and 13 adults. Sketch The Sky - June 2018. NO Party. STUDIO TOURS April 19, 2018 Buchanan High School, Buchanan, Michigan. Operations Manager Scott Leiter, lead a tour of 25 Journalism students. April 30th, 2018 Zane Torrance, Video Editor Manager lead a tour for 40 of the Blossomtime Parade Queens.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30 am-12:00 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. Animal trainer, Brandon McMilan operates a training 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 focuess on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Live lessons are integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This show airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 9:00-9:30 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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it could be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space, robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experience in the filed inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2 .
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00-12:30 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. Hosted by Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit; from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Episode examples include innovators who have condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack, how solar roads could power the world, and a 16 year-old who invented a battery free flashlight. This show airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:30-12:00 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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world and around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earths creatures, and the people who inhibit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non human, and the environment, fun. This aired on WSBT channel 22.1.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog 2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00 - 8:30 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. This program shows everyday people, regardless of age, sex, occupation or education, stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 9-9:30 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. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers,and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tacklers future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 9-9:30 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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth,from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experience in the filed inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 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. In this program, children learn about bio-mimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products .They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and lans, and the inventions inspired by them. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9 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. This program explores topics like ancient Greece tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curios and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 5:30 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. The mission of Teen Kids News is to produce a weekly news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is educational as well as highly entertaining. It is designed to appeal to the audience on its own level. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. This program serves the audience by inserting the clear voice of the kid into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME EXPERIMENTS OR DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 9:00-9:30am
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode , Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This show airs on WSBT secondary channel 22.2 .
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00 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. This program is inspired by real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspections Service. In the program, a teenage boy who is paralyzed due to a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom in solving crimes which include internet scams, identity and mail theft, and consumer fraud. The program educates 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 show airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00 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. 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 Austrian 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 (14 of 15) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00-11:30 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. Animal trainer, Brandon McMilan operates a training 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 focuess on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Live lessons are integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This show aired on WSBT main channel 22.1. This program airs on WSBT main channel 22.1.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 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.

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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.

Sherri Lynne Rowe-Lopez , Mrs. .

TV Programming Coordinator


07/09/2018

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