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

FRN:
0021781786
File Number:
0000065613
Submit Date:
01/08/2019
Call Sign:
WDCW
Facility ID:
30576
City:
WASHINGTON
State:
DC
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

WDCW, LLC

Jason S Roberts

435 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

+1 (312) 222-3894

jroberts@tribunemedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jared Chamberlain

Director, Engineering

WDCW, LLC

Jared Chamberlain

2121 WISCONSIN AVENUE, NW

SUITE 350

WASHINGTON, DC 20007

United States

+1 (202) 298-7616

jchamberlain@tribunemedia.com

Technical Representative

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Consultant

Jason Roberts

Senior Counsel

TRIBUNE Media Company

Jason Roberts

435 NORTH MICHIGAN AVENUE

CHICAGO, IL 60611

United States

+1 (312) 222-3894

jroberts@tribunemedia.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Washington DC (Hagrstwn)
Web Home Page Address www.dcw50.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: 4.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a
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. (50.2) 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Souls Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (50.1) Chicken Soup for the Souls 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (50.1) Welcome Home follows host Rob and Treger Strasberg as they run a non profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house int a home with their motto Design with Dignity and changing lives along the way
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (50.2) "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 zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 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. (50.2) Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half hour series produced for viewers 13 to 16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title This Old House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00a
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. (50.1) This Old House hosted by Kevin O Connor, is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This new series follows two residential construction projects and will offer viewers a master class in building methods and disciplines through step by step instructions demonstrated by the industrys leaders.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11a and 11:30a
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. (50.2) "the Wildlife Docs" 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 (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (50.1) Ready, Set, Pet is a docu style series that follows families through the animal adoption process. While the families are adopting new animals, series host Phil Torres is creating a sustainable space for the new animals to live.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (50.1) "the Wildlife Docs" 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 (10 of 12) Response
Program Title All In With Laila Ali
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a & 10:30a
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. (50.2) All In With Laila Ali is a weekly half hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel, and adventure. Host Laila Ali scours the globe to track down the worlds most compelling stories profiling inspirational athletes showcasing groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (50.1) Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. All presents reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the world. Viewers learn about innovators young and old and what it takes to bring their vision to life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (50.2) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. 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.
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 Jennifer Doyle
Address 5001 Wynnefield Avenue
City Philadelphia
State PA
Zip 19131
Telephone Number (215) 883-3364
Email Address jedoyle@tribunemedia.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 (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 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. (50.1) Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. All presents reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the world. Viewers learn about innovators young and old and what it takes to bring their vision to life.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 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. (50.2) "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.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 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. (50.2) "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.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30a
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. (50.1) The Wildlife Docs takes viewers inside the work of zoological professionals including veterinarians, technicians and trainers - at Busch Gardens Tampa, as they care for thousands of exotic animals whose home is the popular tourist destination.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11 and 11:30a
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. (50.2) "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.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Souls Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 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. (50.1) Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales centers around our love for animals and the impact they have on our lives. Each episode uncovers stories about amazing and inspiring people from around the world who go above and beyond to care for, love, help and defend animals everywhere. Viewers will meet animal rescue teams and dedicated animal advocates helping lost pets find forever homes, and even meet some of the incredible pets serving and assisting people in need, including military K9's and therapy animals. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales will teach viewers to honor the unconditional bond between people and their pets, and how animals change lives. Viewers will learn some of the responsibilities that come with caring for our four-legged friends.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 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. (50.2) "Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa" is a weekly half hour series produced for viewers 13 to 16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 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. (50.1) Welcome Home follows host Rob and Treger Strasberg as they run a non profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house int a home with their motto Design with Dignity and changing lives along the way
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (50.2) "Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner"is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. It 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.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (50.1) Ready, Set, Pet is a docu style series that follows families through the animal adoption process. While the families are adopting new animals, series host Phil Torres is creating a sustainable space for the new animals to live.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title All in with Layla Ali
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a & 10:30a
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. (50.2) "All in with Layla Ali" is a weekly half hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 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. (50.1) This Old House: Trade School hosted by Kevin O Connor, is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This new series follows two residential construction projects and will offer viewers a master class in building methods and disciplines through step by step instructions demonstrated by the industrys leaders.

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.

Jennifer Doyle

Regional Programming Coordinator


01/08/2019

Attachments

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