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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000071236
Submit Date:
04/10/2019
Call Sign:
WVLT-TV
Facility ID:
35908
City:
KNOXVILLE
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2019
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

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WVLT-TV

WVLT

6450 PAPERMILL DRIVE

KNOXVILLE, TN 37919

United States

+1 (865) 450-8888

robert.folliard@gray.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joseph M. Davis , P.E. .

Consulting Engineer

CHESAPEAKE RF CONSULTANTS, LLC

207 Old Dominion Road

Yorktown, VA 23692

United States

+1 (703) 650-9600

Joseph.Davis@RF-consultants.com

Technical Representative

Sam Hariton

Widelity, Inc.

4031 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

+1 (339) 222-8107

sam.hariton@widelity.com

Compliance & Project Management

JOAN STEWART

WILEY REIN LLP

1776 K STREET, N.W.

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

JSTEWART@WILEYREIN.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Knoxville
Web Home Page Address www.wvlt.tv

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 269.0
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: 5.8
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 Coolest Places on Earth (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half hour EI program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet cities festivals landmarks and jaw dropping works of nature exploring each locations history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast paced engaging information thats a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history geography and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
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 Wonderful World (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Wonderful World educates and entertains the entire family. Young adults learn about the various animals that inhabit the earth by going right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys penguins bald eagles grizzly bears and other wildlife. The series travels the globe to learn about different species and how they survive- from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
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 Outback Adventures (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 12:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title On The Spot (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. On The Spot is an educational and informative half-hour EI program that takes viewers on a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the most mind-blowing questions: Can a cow have an accent Who got the worlds longest standing ovation. As a kid did Napoleon hate France? Questions are linked with eye catching visuals giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with an information based program that broadens their knowledge of a wide range of educational topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 1p
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. Rock the Park taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. Jack Steward and Colton Smith are on a mission to explore every national park in this country and in the process go off the beaten path coming face to face with nature and some of the most awe inspiring places on earth. The series inspires all generations to hit the road and find adventure in one of Americas awesome national parks. Rock the Park is produced by Tremendous Entertainment.
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 Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (primary channel 8.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:00a (Sat. UFN eff. 03/10)
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. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Henry Ford's Innnovation Nation
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2019 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2019-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 3:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program provides the information and examples of how their teenage contemporaries, can and are achieving positive things thru the disciplines and dedication experienced in sports, thru team and individual competition. Sports Stars of Tomorrow includes inspirational stories of youth with physical handicaps, who have overcome their limitations and challenges to succeed in sport and life.
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 Ocean Mysteries (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Hope in the Wild (primary channel 8.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 7:00a
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. Hope in the Wild follows Hope Swinimer, a wildlife rehabilitation expert, and her dedicated team as they rescue and heal injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hope's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition, to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home, Hope in the Wild will educate viewers on the day-to-day jobs of this animal care team and the species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Hope in the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2019 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2019-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (primary channel 8.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 The Inspectors (primary channel 8.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:30a (Sat. UFN eff. 03/16)
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Tails of Valor (primary channel 8.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 7:30a
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. TAILS OF VALOR hosted by Kel Mitchell is a live action program that features true stories of service animals working to change peoples lives. The program also examines the life science behind these relationships including the animals unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. TAILS OF VALOR will focus on the training and day-to-day jobs of these incredible animals and the quality of life they provide the people they serve leaving viewers with a greater compassion for animals. Viewers will learn to see the world from different perspectives and how those with disabilities experience everyday life and the challenges they face. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
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 Tails of Valor
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2019 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2019-01-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title American Athlete (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. About 12 in every 30 people scope out sports on the internet daily. By tuning in to The American Athlete viewers will go beyond the game and get some one on one time with the professional athletes they love. In this documentary sports program legendary athletes like Michael Jordan Jeff Gordon Wayne Gretzky Shaquille ONeal and other hall of famers share their stories secrets successes and strategies.
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 Wonderful World (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Wonderful World educates and entertains the entire family. Young adults learn about the various animals that inhabit the earth by going right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys penguins bald eagles grizzly bears and other wildlife. The series travels the globe to learn about different species and how they survive- from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
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 Jewels of the Natural World (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 1:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Nicole Gibbons, this breathtaking series gives viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. Audiences will have a unique platform to see these wild animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat. Jewels of the Natural World will uncover amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an educational and informative half hour EI program that travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the astounding. Each episode takes young viewers on a journey through the animal kingdom to learn about the lives history and varying adaptations that allow animals to survive and thrive in the wild. The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember. Its through this engaging information and rich visual content that allows viewers to better understand and appreciate the animal world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. Jack Steward and Colton Smith are on a mission to explore every national park in this country and in the process go off the beaten path coming face to face with nature and some of the most awe inspiring places on earth. The series inspires all generations to hit the road and find adventure in one of Americas awesome national parks. Rock the Park is produced by Tremendous Entertainment.
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 Lucky Dog (primary channel 8.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Zoo Clues (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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. Zoo Clues is an educational and informative half hour EI program that takes viewers on a fastpaced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the animal kingdoms most mind blowing questions Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards spots? Questions and clues are presented giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with a meaningful perspective of the creatures around them and valuable comparisons to their own human characteristics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Roger McDowell
Address 6450 Papermill Drive
City Knoxville
State TN
Zip 37919
Telephone Number (865) 450-8888
Email Address roger.mcdowell@wvlt-tv.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. Digital 8.3 stream began on 2/4/19.

Other Matters (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 1:00p
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. Rock the Park taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. Jack Steward and Colton Smith are on a mission to explore every national park in this country and in the process go off the beaten path coming face to face with nature and some of the most awe inspiring places on earth. The series inspires all generations to hit the road and find adventure in one of Americas awesome national parks. Rock the Park is produced by Tremendous Entertainment.
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 3:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program provides the information and examples of how their teenage contemporaries, can and are achieving positive things thru the disciplines and dedication experienced in sports, thru team and individual competition. Sports Stars of Tomorrow includes inspirational stories of youth with physical handicaps, who have overcome their limitations and challenges to succeed in sport and life.
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 12:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Hope in the Wild (primary channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hope in the Wild follows Hope Swinime, a wildlife rehabilitation expert, and her dedicated team as they rescue and heal injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hope's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home, Hope in the Wild will educate viewers on the day to day jobs of this animal care team and the species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. Jack Steward and Colton Smith are on a mission to explore every national park in this country and in the process go off the beaten path coming face to face with nature and some of the most awe inspiring places on earth. The series inspires all generations to hit the road and find adventure in one of Americas awesome national parks. Rock the Park is produced by Tremendous Entertainment.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (primary channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (primary channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:00a
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (primary channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 11:00a
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an educational and informative half hour EI program that travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the astounding. Each episode takes young viewers on a journey through the animal kingdom to learn about the lives history and varying adaptations that allow animals to survive and thrive in the wild. The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember. Its through this engaging information and rich visual content that allows viewers to better understand and appreciate the animal world around them.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (primary channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a new scripted dramatic series set in Washington, D.C., inspired by compelling real cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright (Bret Green), a determined teen who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern for his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda (Jessica Lundy), helping to solve crimes ranging from Internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. THE INSPECTORS strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. Also starring in the series are Terry Serpico, Harrison Knight and Erica-Marie Sanchez. The United States Postal Inspection Service, the nation's oldest federal law enforcement agency, will serve as the show's official programming resource.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:00a
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. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Culture Click (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 1:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This half-hour series explores the genesis of and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week - those topics will serve as a jumping off point for a deep-dive into the culture that shapes us. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly viewers will come away with a weeks worth of aha" moments to share with their friends and family.
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half hour EI program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet cities festivals landmarks and jaw dropping works of nature exploring each locations history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fastpaced engaging information thats a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history geography and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title On the Spot (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 9:00a
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. On The Spot is an educational and informative half hour EI program that takes viewers on a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the most mind-blowing questions: Can a cow have an accent? Who got the worlds longest standing ovation? As a kid did Napoleon hate France? Questions are linked with eye catching visuals giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with an information based program that broadens their knowledge of a wide range of educational topics.
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10:00a
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. Animal Atlas is an educational and informative half hour EI program that travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the astounding. Each episode takes young viewers on a journey through the animal kingdom to learn about the lives history and varying adaptations that allow animals to survive and thrive in the wild. The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember. Its through this engaging information and rich visual content that allows viewers to better understand and appreciate the animal world around them.
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Tails of Valor (primary channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 7:00a
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. Tails of Valor hosted by Kel Mitchell is a live action half-hour program that features true stories of service animals working to change peoples lives. The program also examines the life science behind these relationships including the animals unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. Tails of Valor will focus on the training and day-to-day jobs of these incredible animals and the quality of life they provide the people they serve leaving viewers with a greater understanding and compassion for animals. Viewers will learn to see the world from different perspectives, and how those with disabilities experience everyday life and the challenges they face. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commissions rules.
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title American Athlete (digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. About 12 in every 30 people scope out sports on the internet daily. By tuning in to The American Athlete viewers will go beyond the game and get some one on one time with the professional athletes they love. In this documentary sports program legendary athletes like Michael Jordan Jeff Gordon Wayne Gretzky Shaquille ONeal and other hall of famers share their stories secrets successes and strategies.
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Digital 8.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences.
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Wonderful World (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:00a
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. Animal Atlas is an educational and informative half hour EI program that travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the astounding. Each episode takes young viewers on a journey through the animal kingdom to learn about the lives history and varying adaptations that allow animals to survive and thrive in the wild. The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember. Its through this engaging information and rich visual content that allows viewers to better understand and appreciate the animal world around them.
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Wonderful World (digital 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an educational and informative half hour EI program that travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the astounding. Each episode takes young viewers on a journey through the animal kingdom to learn about the lives history and varying adaptations that allow animals to survive and thrive in the wild. The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember. Its through this engaging information and rich visual content that allows viewers to better understand and appreciate the animal world around them.

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

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

Roger McDowell

Program Coordinator


04/10/2019

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