Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

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

FRN:
0003476116
File Number:
0000061599
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
WBFS-TV
Facility ID:
12497
City:
MIAMI
State:
FL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2018

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

Back to Top

Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MIAMI TELEVISION STATION WBFS INC.

Doing Business As: MIAMI TELEVISION STATION WBFS INC.

Daniel G. Ryson

1725 DeSales St. NW

Suite 501

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 457-4505

dryson@cbs.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

Back to Top
Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Daniel G. Ryson

Associate Director of Spectrum Management

CBS

Daniel G. Ryson

1725 DeSales St. NW

Suite 501

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 457-4074

dryson@cbs.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

Back to Top
Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MyNetwork
Nielsen DMA Miami-Ft. Lauderdale
Web Home Page Address www.cbsmiami.com

Digital Core Programming

Back to Top
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: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(22)

Back to Top
Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title SPORTS LAB (D3 WBFS CHARGE)-launched 7/20/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Sports Lab is a weekly half-hour sports-science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCCs Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. Each episode is a fun, educational show for teen viewers that showcases a wide range of sports, helping youngsters better understand sports, while demonstrating the scientific elements at work giving them a greater understanding and appreciation of how we play as well as the science behind a particular sporting activity. Whether its hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed, viewers look into the science involved within the sport. Sports Lab is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 22) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK II (D1 WBFS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00a-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series that taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this 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 remove Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet- the Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title UNCAGED II (D3 WBFS CHARGE)- launched 7/20/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30a-11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Uncaged is a weekly half hour series that educates teens about the animal kingdom. The series explores the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, grizzly bears and more, as it tours the globe to witness wildlife as its meant to be.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title OUTBACK ADVENTURES WITH TIM FAULKNER (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner 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 Core Program (5 of 22) Response
Program Title WORD TRAVELS II (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30 AM- 12 PM
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. TRAVEL JOURNALISTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES IN A WIDE VARIETY OF CULTURES AND LOCATIONS. WORD TRAVELS REVEALS THE UNSEEN TRUTH OF PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL JOURNALISM WHERE NOTHING CAN STAND IN THE WAY OF A NEXT WEEK'S STORY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL II (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. 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 19,000 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 does not 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 the expert analysis of Dr. Pol and on screen 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 Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title THE RE-INVENTORS (D3 WBFS CHARGE)- launched 7/20/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30 AM-12 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 Re-Inventors is a weekly half hour science television series that follows hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPhereson as they dig up original patent designs from history's lost inventions and buld them, test them, and try to make them work. From a snow annihilator from the 1930s to a Chinese dragon rocket over 600 years old to a solar powered crematorium, Matt and Jeremy take viewers through the strange and entertaining world of invention. Each episode introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging and educational.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 22) Response
Program Title WORD TRAVELS (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11-11:30 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. TRAVEL JOURNALISTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES IN A WIDE VARIETY OF CULTURES AND LOCATIONS. WORD TRAVELS REVEALS THE UNSEEN TRUTH OF PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL JOURNALISM WHERE NOTHING CAN STAND IN THE WAY OF A NEXT WEEK'S STORY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL I (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. 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 19,000 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 does not 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 the expert analysis of Dr. Pol and on screen 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 Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD (D3 WBFS CHARGE)- launched 7/20/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Wild World is a weekly half hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears. Wild World is a series intended to educate and inform viewers about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION II (D2 MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30P-1:00P
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. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN SERIES PROVIDING AN INTRODUCTION TO CAREERS ON-CAMERA AND "BEHIND-THE-SCREEN," PLUS AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION AND ENTERTAINMENT FIELDS. VIEWERS ARE INTRODUCED TO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOCUSING ON CREATIVE, TECHNICAL AND ARTISITIC SKILLS. LEADERS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIELDS PRESENT CAREER ADVICE AND INSIGHT.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title OUTBACK ADVENTURES WITH TIM FAULKNER (D1 WBFS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner 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 Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK I (D1 WBFS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30a-9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series that taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this 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 remove Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet- the Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 22) Response
Program Title JEWELS IN THE NATURAL WORLD (D1 WBFS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. 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. This program 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. This program will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION (D2 MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12N-12:30P
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. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN SERIES PROVIDING AN INTRODUCTION TO CAREERS ON-CAMERA AND "BEHIND-THE-SCREEN," PLUS AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION AND ENTERTAINMENT FIELDS. VIEWERS ARE INTRODUCED TO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOCUSING ON CREATIVE, TECHNICAL AND ARTISITIC SKILLS. LEADERS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIELDS PRESENT CAREER ADVICE AND INSIGHT.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title GET WILD (D3 WBFS CHARGE)-launched 7/20/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30-11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Get Wild is a weekly half hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animal's living patterns. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title DOG TALE CLASSICS II (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30-11 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. DOG TALES SHOWCASES DOGS AND DOG LOVERS OF ALL TYPES, PROVIDING VALUABLE INFORMATION ABOUT CANINE HEALTH, TRAINING, GROOMING AND OVERALL DOG CARE.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title RESCUE ME WITH DR. LISA (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30-10 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa 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 features 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, this program 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 Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title DOG TALE CLASSICS (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00AM-10:30AM
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. DOG TALES SHOWCASES DOGS AND DOG LOVERS OF ALL TYPES, PROVIDING VALUABLE INFORMATION ABOUT CANINE HEALTH, TRAINING, GROOMING AND OVERALL DOG CARE.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, 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 experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. 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 (21 of 22) Response
Program Title UNCAGED I (D3 WBFS CHARGE)- launched 7/20/18
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00a-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Uncaged is a weekly half hour series that educates teens about the animal kingdom. The series explores the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, grizzly bears and more, as it tours the globe to witness wildlife as its meant to be.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 22) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES II (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, 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 experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. 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

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

Back to Top

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

Back to Top

Liaison Contact

Back to Top
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 Tracy Letize
Address WBFS-TV 8900 NW 18 Terrace
City Miami
State FL
Zip 33172
Telephone Number (305) 639-4418
Email Address tsletize@cbs.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. As of June 12, 2009, the Station does not broadcast on an analog channel.

Other Matters (18)

Back to Top
Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title JEWELS OF THE NATURAL WORLD (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30a-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. 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. This program 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. This program will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES II (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8 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 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 experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. 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 (3 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TALE CLASSICS I (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10a-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. DOG TALES SHOWCASES DOGS AND DOG LOVERS OF ALL TYPES, PROVIDING VALUABLE INFORMATION ABOUT CANINE HEALTH, TRAINING, GROOMING AND OVERALL DOG CARE.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES I (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7-7:30 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 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 experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. 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 (5 of 18) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK II (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9a-9:30a
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series that taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this 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 remove Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet- the Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN I (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12n-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. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN SERIES PROVIDING AN INTRODUCTION TO CAREERS ON-CAMERA AND "BEHIND-THE-SCREEN," PLUS AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION AND ENTERTAINMENT FIELDS. VIEWERS ARE INTRODUCED TO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOCUSING ON CREATIVE, TECHNICAL AND ARTISITIC SKILLS. LEADERS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIELDS PRESENT CAREER ADVICE AND INSIGHT.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title WORD TRAVELS II (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a-12n
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. TRAVEL JOURNALISTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES IN A WIDE VARIETY OF CULTURES AND LOCATIONS. WORD TRAVELS REVEALS THE UNSEEN TRUTH OF PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL JOURNALISM WHERE NOTHING CAN STAND IN THE WAY OF A NEXT WEEK'S STORY.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title THE RE-INVENTORS I (D3 WBFS CHARGE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00a-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. The Re-Inventors is a weekly half hour science television series that follows hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPhereson as they dig up original patent designs from history's lost inventions and buld them, test them, and try to make them work. From a snow annihilator from the 1930s to a Chinese dragon rocket over 600 years old to a solar powered crematorium, Matt and Jeremy take viewers through the strange and entertaining world of invention. Each episode introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging and educational.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title WORD TRAVELS I (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11a-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. TRAVEL JOURNALISTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES IN A WIDE VARIETY OF CULTURES AND LOCATIONS. WORD TRAVELS REVEALS THE UNSEEN TRUTH OF PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL JOURNALISM WHERE NOTHING CAN STAND IN THE WAY OF A NEXT WEEK'S STORY.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD (D3 WBFS CHARGE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30a-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. Wild World is a weekly half hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears. Wild World is a series intended to educate and inform viewers about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title THE RE-INVENTORS II (D3 WBFS CHARGE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a-12n
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 Re-Inventors is a weekly half hour science television series that follows hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPhereson as they dig up original patent designs from history's lost inventions and buld them, test them, and try to make them work. From a snow annihilator from the 1930s to a Chinese dragon rocket over 600 years old to a solar powered crematorium, Matt and Jeremy take viewers through the strange and entertaining world of invention. Each episode introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging and educational.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV SPORTS II (D3 WBFS CHARGE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30a-11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dragonfly TV" highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK I (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30a-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series that taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this 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 remove Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet- the Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title OUTBACK ADVENTURES WITH TIM FAULKNER (D1 WBFS)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8-8:30 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. Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner 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.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title GET WILD (D3 WBFS CHARGE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10a-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. Get Wild is a weekly half hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animal's living patterns. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN II (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30p-1p
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. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN SERIES PROVIDING AN INTRODUCTION TO CAREERS ON-CAMERA AND "BEHIND-THE-SCREEN," PLUS AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION AND ENTERTAINMENT FIELDS. VIEWERS ARE INTRODUCED TO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOCUSING ON CREATIVE, TECHNICAL AND ARTISITIC SKILLS. LEADERS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIELDS PRESENT CAREER ADVICE AND INSIGHT.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV SPORTS I (D3 WBFS CHARGE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00a-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. "Dragonfly TV" highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TALE CLASSICS II (D2 WBFS MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30a-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. DOG TALES SHOWCASES DOGS AND DOG LOVERS OF ALL TYPES, PROVIDING VALUABLE INFORMATION ABOUT CANINE HEALTH, TRAINING, GROOMING AND OVERALL DOG CARE.

Certification

Back to Top
Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Tracy Swann Letize

Director of Programming and Creative Services


10/09/2018

Attachments

No Attachments.