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

FRN:
0023893225
File Number:
0000070392
Submit Date:
04/09/2019
Call Sign:
WJAR
Facility ID:
50780
City:
PROVIDENCE
State:
RI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First 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

WJAR LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WJAR LICENSEE, LLC

MILES S. MASON, ESQ.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

MILES S MASON , ESQ .

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

MILES S MASON ESQ.

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Providence-New Bedford
Web Home Page Address www.turnto10.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: 11.5
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/10-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program chronicles video journalist, Josh Garcia, as he travels the works spotlighting local history, culture and food. Garcia seeks out authentic cultural experiences across the globe. Children will learn geography, history and cultural diversity. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/10:30-11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program will take viewers on a journey to the wildest points on the globe, uncovering the connection between the environment, the wildlife, and the human beings that surround them. Each week a new destination is explored, ranging from Africa, Indochina, the Middle East, and many untamed islands around the world. Audiences have a captivating look at the symbiosis between all living things, in the most larger-than-life places on Earth. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED/ 9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program aired on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/8-8:30AM; 8:30-9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program centers around Beakman, who takes viewers on exciting journeys of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how nature, science and the world works. Some of these experiments include learning why the sky is blue or how cats purr. Beakman is joined in his electric laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with, and sometimes hinder, his eye-popping experiments. The principles taught in the show are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUE/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog, its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own a particular breed, how they interact with their dogs and how they are valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety and care. This program aired on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Sports Lab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/9:30-10A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding the science behind sports. The series examines many different sports and explores what are the scientific parameters of each individual sporting activity. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/10-10:30AM; 10:30-11AM; 11-11:30AM; 11:30A-12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is centered around six teen friends who attend Bayside High School, and explores social themes and coping strategies needed to make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for the viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use, and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/9-9:30AM; 9:30-10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is produced in association with the National Science Foundation, and teaches scientific concepts such as physics, chemistry and earth science, in a manner in which children can relate by taking a closer look at every day things. Some episode examples include the difference between human and animal communication, the human brain, mammals, rivers and streams, computers and nutrition. The program includes experiments children can do at home that reinforce concepts taught on the program. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/8:30AM-9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/8-8:30A; SU/8:30-9A
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. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Teenage students are presented with fascinating stories and introduced to exceptional individuals. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Consumer 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/11-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need to make smarter choices as consumers, enabling them to explore the how, where, when and why we spend our resources. Hosted by Jack Rico with help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities, this program will give viewers a behind the scenes look into science used to test every kind of product, from obscure to the fascinating and to 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 catch a glimpse into unique career paths in the fields of science and technology. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title The Champion Within
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/12:30-1 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. The program introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Children will learn that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart. This program aired on the station's main digital stream. (Note that effective Saturday 9/30/2017, the new title is, The Champion Within.)
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
List date and time rescheduled 02/02/2019 09:30 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 2019-02-02
Episode # HOC311
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHAMPION WITHIN
List date and time rescheduled 01/19/2019 09:30 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 2019-01-19
Episode # HOC309
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHAMPION WITHIN
List date and time rescheduled 02/23/2019 09:30 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 2019-02-23
Episode # HOC314
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHAMPION WITHIN
List date and time rescheduled 03/16/2019 09:30 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 2019-03-16
Episode # HOC311
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHAMPION WITHIN
List date and time rescheduled 01/12/2019 09:30 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 2019-01-12
Episode # HOC308
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program THE CHAMPION WITHIN
List date and time rescheduled 03/09/2019 09:30 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 2019-03-09
Episode # HOC310
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THU/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program aired on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/11:30AM-12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is an authority on eco-friendly living. Children will learn that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends, sharing delicious and healthy meals all while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/10-10:30AM; SU/10-10:30AM
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. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program aired on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FR/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who cam come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program aired on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/12-12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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
List date and time rescheduled 03/16/2019 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 2019-03-16
Episode # VSP125
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/7-7:30AM; 7:30-8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/8AM-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title The New Frontier
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series explores the universe and gives viewers an examination of the new frontiers of space. Viewers will be exposed to detailed graphics and illustrations that help explain the mysteries of the universe. The episodes feature a new generation of spacecraft being deployed to explore our solar system, how the solar weather effects earth's weather and introduce young viewers to the study of astronomy. Scientists explain the exploration of dark matter and dark energy, search for new planets which might be inhabitable for humans and how to travel into space could be the next tourist attraction. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MON/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program aired on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SA/4:30-5AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Victor Vetters
Address 23 Kenney Drive
City Cranston
State RI
Zip 02920
Telephone Number (401) 455-9540
Email Address vvetters@wjar.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. The children's programming and promotional content furnished to the Station during Q1 2019 complied with the commercial limits of the Children's Television Act, and 47 C.F.R. 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. During Q1 2019, WJAR participated in the following... airing over 900 public service announcements that include but not limited to dental hygiene, animal conservation, forest conservation, etc.; news talent visiting local schools and classrooms while other children's groups visited the station for tours; in partnership with Hasbro Industry & RI Department of Education, the Golden Apple Award recognizing teachers who go above and beyond in the classroom; and Health Check Kids reports that focus on children-themed health topics. For the Golden Apple promotion, station continued with its on-air campaign for solicitation of teacher submissions through the quarter. Each honored teacher is chosen by a panel based on letters submitted by students and/or parents. One teacher is honored per week throughout the school year... a profile airing in NBC 10 News at 6PM on Thursdays and repeated on NBC 10 News Sunrise on Fridays. For Health Check Kids, the station aired weekly segments in NBC10 News at 5:30PM. Each segment focused on health issues and matters relating to children.

Other Matters (21)

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUE/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog, its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety and care. This program will air on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/10-10:30AM, 10:30-11AM, 11-11:30AM, 11:30AM-12PM
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. This program is centered around six teen friends who attend Bayside High School, and explores social themes and coping strategies needed to make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for the viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use, and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 2.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/8-8:30AM; SU/8:30-9AM
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. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Teenage students are presented with fascinating stories and introduced to exceptional individuals. This program will air on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Naturally Danny SEO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/11:30AM-12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is an authority on eco-friendly living. Children will learn that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends, sharing delicious and healthy meals all while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/8-8:30AM, 8:30-9AM
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. This program centers around Beakman, who takes viewers on exciting journeys of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how nature, science and the world works. Some of these experiments include learning why the sky is blue or how cats purr. Beakman is joined in his electric laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with and sometimes hinder his eye-popping experiments. The principles taught in the show are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 2.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/8:30A-9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/7-7:30AM, 7:30-8AM
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. In this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 2.
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Sports Lab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/9:30-10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding the science behind sports. The series examines many different sports and explores what are the scientific parameters of each individual sporting activity. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/12-12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THU/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program will air on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MON/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program will air on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/10-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program chronicles video journalist, Josh Garcia, as he travels the works spotlighting local history, culture and food. Garcia seeks out authentic cultural experiences across the globe. Children will learn geography, history and cultural diversity. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Consumer 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/11-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need to make smarter choices as consumers, enabling them to explore the how, where, when and why we spend our resources. Hosted by Jack Rico with help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities, this program will give viewers a behind the scenes look into science used to test every kind of product, from the obscure to the fascinating and to 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 catch a glimpse into unique career paths in the fields of science and technology. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program will air on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title The Champion Within
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/12:30-1PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. The program introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Children will learn that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title The New Frontier
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series explores the universe and gives viewers an examination of the new frontiers of space. Viewers will be exposed to detailed graphics and illustrations that help explain the mysteries of the universe. The episodes feature a new generation of spacecraft being deployed to explore our solar system, how the solar weather effects earth's weather and introduce young viewers to the study of astronomy. Scientists explain the exploration of dark matter and dark energy, search for new planets which might be inhabitable for humans and how to travel into space could be the next tourist attraction. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/8A-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, channel 3.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/10-10:30AM; SU/10-10:30AM
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. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program will air on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI/9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program will air on the station's fourth digital stream, channel 4.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA/10:30-11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program will take viewers on a journey to the wildest points on the globe, uncovering the connection between the environment, the wildlife, and the human beings that surround them. Each week a new destination is explored, ranging from Africa, Indochina, the Middle East, and many untamed islands around the world. Audiences have a captivating look at the symbiosis between all living things, in the most larger-than-life places on Earth. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU/9-9:30AM, 9:30-10AM
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. This program was designed to get kids interested in the science of everyday, and some not-so-everyday, things. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, this way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. On a full range of subjects, including ecology, biology, chemistry and physics, Nye gives an easy-to-understand, yet informative lesson that both kids and their parents can enjoy. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 2.

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General Manager


04/09/2019

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