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

FRN:
0022491633
File Number:
0000070413
Submit Date:
04/09/2019
Call Sign:
WSTM-TV
Facility ID:
21252
City:
SYRACUSE
State:
NY
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WSTQ LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WSTQ LICENSEE, LLC

MILES S. MASON, ESQ.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW, 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

WSTQ LICENSEE, LLC

Miles Mason

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 Syracuse
Web Home Page Address www.cnycentral.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 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title The New Frontier
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 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 solar weather effects earths weather and introduce young viewers to the study of astronomy. Scientists explain the exploration of dark matter and dark energy the search for new planets which might be inhabitable for humans and how travel into space could be the next tourist attraction. The program aired on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 10:30am (1/6-3/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North Americas animal species. The program aired on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 a celebration of craftsmanship vocational education and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step by step instructions demonstrated by the industrys leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture engineering and carpentry to plumbing masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftspersons as they renovate and restore homes. The program aired on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title The Champion Within
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:30pm (1/5-3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 10
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
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. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
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 03/11/2019 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 2019-03-09
Episode # HOC310
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 01/18/2019 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 2019-01-12
Episode # HOC308
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 03/16/2019 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 02/02/2019 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 03/05/2019 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 2019-03-02
Episode # HOC309
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 02/12/2019 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 2019-02-09
Episode # HOC312
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 01/19/2019 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 #8

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 02/25/2019 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 2019-02-23
Episode # HOC314
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 01/08/2019 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 2019-01-05
Episode # HOC307
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within
List date and time rescheduled 01/29/2019 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 2019-01-26
Episode # HOC310
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 10am (1/6-3/31/19)
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 worlds 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. The program aired on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 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 channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Sports Lab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9:30am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 showcases a wide range of sports helping children gain a better understanding of many sports and the scientific elements at work in each sporting activity. Whether it is hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed this program looks into the science involved within the sport. Episode examples include explaining the science of soccer horse dressage track, tennis cricket and trampoline. The program aired on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8:30am (1/5-3/30/19)
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. The program aired on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Consumer 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities to give viewers a behind the scenes look into the science used to test various products from the obscure to the fascinating to the everyday. Each week audiences will discover more about product testing learn efficient ways to get the most out of everyday items as well as catch a glimpse into a unique career path in the fields of science and technology. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 Pandas living patterns. The program aired on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10am (1/5-3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The 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 channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8am (1/6-3/31/19)
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 about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida a sanctuary for sea turtles and a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. The program aired on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 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. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9:30am (1/5-3/30/19)
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. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a nonprofit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home. Each episode features a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they move into a new living space to call their own. Designers and volunteers will transform the familys home using goods and services donated by people in the community. This series will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities to never give up when faced with a tough situation and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted. The program aired on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 educational series brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on innovators from the United States and around the world. The show focuses on the visions of innovators young and old and educates on the history and process of invention and innovation. Program topics include using soundwaves to put our fires wheelchairs for pets and solar panels to charge a phone. The program aired on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8:30am (1/6-3/31/19)
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 about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida a sanctuary for sea turtles and a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. The program aired on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12pm (1/5-3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
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 03/04/2019 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 2019-03-02
Episode # VSP123
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets
List date and time rescheduled 01/28/2019 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 2019-01-26
Episode # VSP118
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets
List date and time rescheduled 02/23/2019 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-02-23
Episode # VSP122
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets
List date and time rescheduled 01/07/2019 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 2019-01-05
Episode # VSP111
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets
List date and time rescheduled 03/09/2019 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-03-09
Episode # VSP124
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets
List date and time rescheduled 02/11/2019 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 2019-02-09
Episode # VSP120
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets
List date and time rescheduled 03/16/2019 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
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 20) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8:30am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 follows the surprising exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team such as nutrition treatments xrays surgery preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8am (1/5-3/30/19)
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 series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption the responsibilities of pet ownership and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode viewers will observe a family who visits a shelter and make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. Viewers will learn how thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animals needs and see family members overcome disagreements and ultimately decide together which pet will join the family. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10am (1/5-3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program centers around our love for animals and the impact they have on our lives. Each episode uncovers stories about 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 animal advocates and some of the pets serving and assisting people in need. The program will teach viewers of the unconditional bond between people and their pets how animals change lives and the responsibilities that come with caring for our four legged friends. The program aired on the stations secondary digital channel 2
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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Liaison Contact

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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 Mary Baker
Address 1030 James Street
City Syracuse
State NY
Zip 13203
Telephone Number (315) 477-9402
Email Address marybaker@sbgtv.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 Stations of CNYCentral engage children in our communities in both broadcast and community centered events. On our stations in addition to childrens block programming we have regularly scheduled segments in our newscasts designed to inform and showcase positives for young people. Athlete of the Week runs on Thursday evenings profiling a high school athlete who also role models outstanding academics and involvement in the community. I Challenge Niko involves our sports director in a viewer often student created dare and in the process of producing the story he also talks about broadcasting and work ethic. Focus on Family Tuesday 5pm news on NBC3 presents stories aimed at helping children and their families succeed. The weekly Weekends Best Bets several newscasts and daily In Your Community events calendar CW6 Monday through Friday list events especially aimed at offering caregivers options for community events mostly free to engage and educate children. Our newscasts include ongoing reporting on academic concerns and successes and efforts at improving education and student outcomes. Off air staffers are engaged as role models and mentors. We welcome school and youth groups to station tours with an emphasis on the importance of education and work ethic and using what they are learning to understand technology and to set career goals. Our stations basketball team plays charity games with faculty at area schools showing our teamwork and giving insight into our professions. We also attend career fairs and career exploration programs at several age levels. We host interns from area colleges this semester 5 are reporting interns and 2 are producing interns another 4 are advanced producing interns. Our sports department also hosts interns who learn writing and editing in a different context. Our meteorologists visit classrooms to encourage science and STEM careers in some cases in our Weather Authority One mobile weather center. Our Drone certified operators visit classrooms talking about that technology and how it enhances our broadcast efforts. Staffers visit classrooms to talk about all aspects of news and how education prepares for careers. One staffer and her child therapy dog work with pre schoolers and elementary students to encourage reading and to teach the basics of writing and language. Several staffers serve on Boards at not for profits overseeing programs aimed at improving lives for children and teens.

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 10:30am (4/7-6/30/19)
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North Americas animal species. The program will air on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8am (4/6-6/29/19)
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 will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, the responsibilities of pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, viewers will observe a family who visits a shelter and make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. The program will air on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 10am (4/7-6/30/19)
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 worlds 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. The program will air on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Consumer 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. Hosted by Jack Rico with the help of experts and scientists from the Consumer Reports labs and testing facilities Consumer 101 will give viewers a behind the scenes look into the science used to test every kind of product from the obscure to the fascinating to the everyday. Each week audiences will discover more about product testing learn efficient ways to get the most out of everyday items as well as catch a glimpse into a unique career path in the fields of science and technology. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Sports Lab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THU 8:30am (4/4-6/27/19)
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 showcases a wide range of sports helping children gain a better understanding of many sports and the scientific elements at work in each sporting activity. Whether it is hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed this program looks into the science involved within the sport. Episode examples include explaining the science of soccer horse dressage track tennis cricket and trampoline. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 8am (4/5-6/28/19)
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 a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida a sanctuary for sea turtles and a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (4/6-6/29/19)
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 educational series brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on innovators from the United States and around the world. The show focuses on the visions of innovators young and old and educates on the history and process of invention and innovation. Program topics include using soundwaves to put our fires wheelchairs for pets and solar panels to charge a phone. The program will air on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED 8am (4/3-6/26/19)
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 Pandas living patterns. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9am (4/6-6/29/19)
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 a celebration of craftsmanship vocational education and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step by step instructions demonstrated by the industrys leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture engineering and carpentry to plumbing masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftspersons as they renovate and restore homes. The program will air on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title The Champion Within
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:30pm (4/6-6/29/19)
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. The program will air on the stations primary digital channel 1.
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8:30am (4/6-6/29/19)
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 follows the surprising exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team such as nutrition treatments xrays surgery preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. The program will air on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 8:30am (4/5-6/28/19)
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 a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida a sanctuary for sea turtles and a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9:30am (4/6-6/29/19)
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. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a non profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home. Each episode features a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they move into a new living space to call their own. Designers and volunteers will transform the familys home using goods and services donated by people in the community. This series will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities to never give up when faced with a tough situation and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted. The program will air on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED 8:30am (4/3-6/26/19)
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. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title The New Frontier
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THU 8am (4/4-6/27/19)
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 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 solar weather effects earths weather and introduce young viewers to the study of astronomy. Scientists explain the exploration of dark matter and dark energy the search for new planets which might be inhabitable for humans and how travel into space could be the next tourist attraction. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10am (4/6-6/29/19)
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 centers around our love for animals and the impact they have on our lives. Each episode uncovers stories about 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 animal advocates and some of the pets serving and assisting people in need. The program will teach viewers of the unconditional bond between people and their pets how animals change lives and the responsibilities that come with caring for our four legged friends. The program will air on the stations secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12pm (4/6-6/29/19)
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. The program will air on the stations primary digital channel 1.

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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).

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Mary Baker

Program Coordinator


04/09/2019

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