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

FRN:
0024980278
File Number:
0000065481
Submit Date:
01/08/2019
Call Sign:
WISE-TV
Facility ID:
13960
City:
FORT WAYNE
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2018

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WPTA LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: WPTA LICENSE, LLC

Brady Dreasler

P.O. BOX 909

QUINCY, IL 62306

United States

+1 (217) 223-5100

BDREASLER@QUINCYMEDIA.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Scott Turpie

Sr. Technical Consultant

Lohnes & Culver LLC

PO Box 881

Silver Spring, MD 20918

United States

+1 (301) 776-4488

scott@locul.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Ft. Wayne
Web Home Page Address www.fortwaynecw.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 3.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE:TRADE SCHOOL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10AM EST 33.1
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 OLD HOUSE: Trade School. See what it's like to work alongside the pros and learn the tricks of the trades. Join America's favorite team of experts - Norm Abram, Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey, Roger Cook and Kevin O'Connor - as they tackle home renovations from start to finish.Produced for viewers aged 13-16, This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title WELCOME HOME
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 930AM EST 33.1
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. Welcome Home is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home and changing lives along the way. Each episode, we meet a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they finally move into a new living space to call their own. To help the family with their fresh start, Treger, Rob, and a dedicated team of designers and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by using goods and services donated by people in the community. The new home will provide much-needed stability to meet the family's specific needs, stimulate their interests, and promote their goals. Welcome Home will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title DID I MENTION INVENTION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 830AM EST 33.1
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. Did I Mention Invention? is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Alie Ward, Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. With each episode, Alie will present reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the United States-- and in some cases, around the world. Viewers will learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring their vision to life, and little-known facts about the history and process of invention and innovation. Did I Mention Invention? will ignite a spark within the hearts and minds of audiences, encouraging viewers to try their own hand at creating something new.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 12PM & 1230PM EST 33.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ROCK THE PARK taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. In this awe inspiring and entertaining series viewers come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth and will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. This series will inspire families to go out and explore the vast resources that the national parks provide.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8AM EST 33.1
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 Wildlife Docs. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES WITH JEFF CORWIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 1PM & 130PM EST 33.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title JEWELS OF THE NATURAL WORLD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 2PM EST 33.2
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. Hosted by Nicole Gibbons, this breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. Audiences will have a unique platform to see these wild animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat. Jewels of the Natural World will explore natural wonders of the world, including the Great Land migration in Africa of millions of wildebeests. Also, viewers will learn more about the struggle for survival for many of Africas iconic animal species such as hippos, cheetahs, and elephants. Jewels of the Natural World will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title OUTBACK ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 230PM EST 33.2
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title READY, SET, PET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9AM EST 33.1
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. Ready, Set, Pet is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Phil Torres, this series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, responsible pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, Phil will guide a family through the pet adoption process after a careful look at their unique situation to help them make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. While the family visits local shelters and rescues, experts revitalize their outdoor space to make a safe and eco-friendly home for their new pet. In the end, viewers will see family members overcome their disagreements and make the tough decision on which pet will join the family. Ready, Set, Pet will teach viewers that thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animal's needs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOULS HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 1030AM EST 33.1
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. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a television series developed for teens in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition but we believe their amazing stories deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison MERRY EWING
Address 3401 BUTLER ROAD
City FORT WAYNE
State IN
Zip 46808
Telephone Number (260) 407-0066
Email Address mewing@wpta21.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 9:30am EST 33.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owners.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 AM EST 33.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12 PM & 12:30 PM EST 33.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13 to16 years of age and taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. In this awe inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. Theyll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaskas remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the regions famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet. The Grand Teton in Wyomings Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM EST 33.1
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. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others. Highlighted by funny, light-hearted moments, the show shines a bright light on everyday people who selflessly share their positive attitudes towards society and life with others by doing good deeds. The show, which includes user-generated content, is based in part on three Chicken Soup for the Soul books created with The Boniuk Foundation: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Be the Best You Can Be; Chicken Soup for the Soul: Create Your Best Future; and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Great Kids. These books were made, with the support of The Boniuk Foundation, from thousands of stories specifically selected to build character, promote kindness, and encourage compassion, especially as a tool against bullying.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 2PM EST 33.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13 to 16, and the whole family, Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. Hosted by Nicole Gibbons, this breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. Audiences will have a unique platform to see these wild animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat. Jewels of the Natural World will explore natural wonders of the world, including the Great Land migration in Africa of millions of wildebeests. Also, viewers will learn more about the struggle for survival for many of Africas iconic animal species such as hippos, cheetahs, and elephants. Jewels of the Natural World will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1 PM & 1:30 PM EST 33.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 2:30 PM EST 33.2
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Cindy Bennett

Admin HR Manager


01/08/2019

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