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

FRN:
0003594918
File Number:
0000081943
Submit Date:
09/23/2019
Call Sign:
WCNC-TV
Facility ID:
32326
City:
CHARLOTTE
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
09/23/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2019

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

WCNC-TV, INC.

Denise Branson, Sr. Paralegal

TEGNA, Inc.

8350 Broad Street, Suite 2000

Tysons, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6606

dbranson@TEGNA.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michael Beder , Esq .

Associate General Counsel

TEGNA Inc.

8350 Broad Street, Suite 2000

Tysons, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6902

mbeder@TEGNA.com

Legal Representative

Ryan C Wilhour

Consulting Engineer

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507 NW 60TH ST

STE D

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

ryan@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Charlotte
Web Home Page Address www.wcnc.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 504.0
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: 9.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title MISSING OPEN FILES (36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday /1030-11a
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. Missing: Open Files is a weekly half-hour educational informational series focusing on the open files of actual cases of missing persons. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title GETTING GREEN (36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/1130-12PM
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. Getting Green is a weekly half hour series that explores our global environment and promotes responsible behavior that helps to both protect the environment and save energy costs. Program also shows how teenagers can become green in their daily lives. Viewers learn from environmental experts, celebrity guests and ordinary people, showing how green living is practical and affordable. Getting Green is closed captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the EI icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER (36.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer" is a live action, half-hour television program that will take viewers on an incredible journey to the wildest points of the globe, uncovering the connection between the environment, wildlife and human beings of exotic locales. The show's host, meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, will reveal a new destination each week, ranging from Africa to Indochina and the Middle East, as well as many untamed islands around the world. Audiences will come face-to-face with fascinating native animals - some cute, some dangerous - while learning amazing facts about nature and wildlife. "Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer" gives audiences a captivating look at the symbiosis between all living things, in the most larger-than-life places on Earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-20
Episode # EDD118
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program EARTH ODYSSEY WITH DYLAN DREYER (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/27/2019 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-27
Episode # EDD112
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE HEROES (36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1030-11am
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. Check out these dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE HEROES (36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/10-1030am
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. Check out these dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY/12-1230P
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. Dog Tales is a weekly half hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. Dog Tales features dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds from across the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title NATURALLY DANNY SEO (36.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. "Naturally, Danny Seo" is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising the mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program NATURALLY DANNY SEO (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/07/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-20
Episode # NDS316
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program NATURALLY DANNY SEO (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/11/2019 12:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-03
Episode # NDS318
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program NATURALLY DANNY SEO (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/13/2019 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-27
Episode # NDS317
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs (36.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12-1230PM
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. Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title CONSUMER 101 (36.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 11:00am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. Hosted by Jack Rico with the help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities, "Consumer 101" gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look into the science used to test every kind of product - the obscure, the fascinating, the everyday. Each week, audiences will discover more about the surprising intricacy of product testing, learn more efficient ways to get the most out of everyday items and glimpse unique career paths in the fields of science and technology. "Consumer 101" is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need to make smarter choices as consumers, exploring the how, where, when and why we spend our resources so we can all make educated decisions when it counts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program CONSUMER 101 (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/07/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-20
Episode # CNR126
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program CONSUMER 101 (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/14/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-27
Episode # CNR117
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program CONSUMER 101 (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/11/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-03
Episode # CNR118
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title VETS SAVING PETS (36.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 12:00pm-12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. Vets Saving Pets" examines the interpersonal stories of veterinary professionals working to save the lives of animals in need of urgent medical care. "Vets Saving Pets" takes place at the Emergency Veterinary Trauma Center in Toronto, one of the busiest veterinary facilities in Canada. Each week, viewers will be exposed to new emergency cases that will teach audiences about a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine, such as critical care, oncology, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, dermatology, dentistry and surgery. Audiences will witness first-hand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program VETS SAVING PETS (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-20
Episode # VSP123
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program VETS SAVING PETS (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/03/2019 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-03
Episode # VSP125
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program VETS SAVING PETS (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/13/2019 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-27
Episode # VSP124
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/11-1130AM
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. Dog Tales is a weekly half hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. Dog Tales features dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds from across the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title GETTING GREEN (36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11-1130am
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. Getting Green is a weekly half hour series that explores our global environment and promotes responsible behavior that helps to both protect the environment and save energy costs. Program also shows how teenagers can become green in their daily lives. Viewers learn from environmental experts, celebrity guests and ordinary people, showing how green living is practical and affordable. Getting Green is closed captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the EI icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (36.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/1030-11AM
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. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. Using a combination of actual dramatic footage, re-enactments, and demonstrations, WHADDYADO provides a compelling look at perilous situations that have occurred in real life. Then, using interviews with the participants, and instructions from experts, we learn what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA (36.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. With a world traveler as our guide, "The Voyager with Josh Garcia" takes audiences on an exciting and culturally rich voyage around the globe. Traveling by ocean, each episode brings audiences to the world's most incredible destinations as we join Josh on a personal journey to discover, understand and immerse in the hidden beauty, diverse traditions and unique cuisine each port has to offer. As we meet local cultural experts, learn authentic regional stories and taste indigenous dishes, Josh inspires us to celebrate and explore the people, places and cultures of our world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-20
Episode # VJG316
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/11/2019 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-27
Episode # VJG317
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title THE CHAMPION WITHIN (36.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 Champion Within" features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson of Golf Channel's "Morning Drive," "The Champion Within" introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. "The Champion Within" proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resilience and heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHAMPION WITHIN (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 09/07/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-07
Episode # HOC301
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHAMPION WITHIN (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-06
Episode # HOC309
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHAMPION WITH (36.1)
List date and time rescheduled 08/03/2019 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-07-27
Episode # HOC313
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs (36.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/1230-1PM
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. Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs (36.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/1130-12N
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. Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE AMAZING STORIES (36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/1230-1PM
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. Animal Rescue: Amazing Stories is a weekly half hour reality series showcasing amazing stories of actual rescues of all types of animals and focusing on dedicated individuals doing their best to care for and protect pets. The series highlights the courageous and loving people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. Each episode also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title MISSING OPEN FILES (36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday / 10-1030a
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. Missing: Open Files is a weekly half-hour educational informational series focusing on the open files of actual cases of missing persons. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (36.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/10-1030AM
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. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. Using a combination of actual dramatic footage, re-enactments, and demonstrations, WHADDYADO provides a compelling look at perilous situations that have occurred in real life. Then, using interviews with the participants, and instructions from experts, we learn what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs (36.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11-1130AM
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. Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/1130-12PM
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. Dog Tales is a weekly half hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. Dog Tales features dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds from across the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY/1230-1PM
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. Dog Tales is a weekly half hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. Dog Tales features dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds from across the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE AMAZING STORIES (36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12-1230PM
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. Animal Rescue: Amazing Stories is a weekly half hour reality series showcasing amazing stories of actual rescues of all types of animals and focusing on dedicated individuals doing their best to care for and protect pets. The series highlights the courageous and loving people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. Each episode also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom.
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 Deborah Collura
Address 1001 Wood Ridge Center Drive
City Charlotte
State NC
Zip 28217
Telephone Number (704) 329-3636
Email Address DCollura@wcnc.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. Q3 preemptions were due to NBC Sports programming, all preemptions were made good during the quarter.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Waived, see below
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 0
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 0 years to 0 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In accordance with the FCC's Public Notice( DA 19-864, released September 3, 2019) "the requirement for stations to provide information concerning the children's programming they plan to air in the future" is waived pursuant to 47 CFR section 1.3.

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.

Akin S. Harrison , Esq .

Secretary


09/23/2019

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