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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000076832
Submit Date:
07/09/2019
Call Sign:
WWBT
Facility ID:
30833
City:
RICHMOND
State:
VA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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: WWBT

4370 PEACHTREE ROAD, NE

ATLANTA, GA 30319

United States

+1 (804) 230-1212

allfcclms@gray.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

David Burke

Senior Vice President and CTO

Gray Television

RSA Tower 20th Floor

201 Monroe Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1475

david.burke@gray.tv

Technical Representative

Joan Stewart , Esq .

Legal Counsel

Wiley Rein LLP

1776 K Street NW

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 NBC
Nielsen DMA Richmond-Petersburg
Web Home Page Address www.nbc12.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: 8.0
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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00pm (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
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. "Wild Wonders" is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provides important information about each animal's living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. In one episode, viewers learn about the unique relationship between a cheetah and dog. Another episode spotlights the various eating habits of different animals. "Wild Wonders" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (Me-TV channel 12.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am and 11:30am (04/07/19 - 06/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (Me-TV channel 12.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00am and 9:30am (04/07/19 - 06/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The award-winning and "way-cool" scientist Bill Nye knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious. The series is informative and speaks to the age appropriate educational interests of the 13-16 age group. A wide variety of science topics are covered on the program including physics, geology, biology, astronomy, meteorology and climatology. The series offers suggestions to students for practical applications of science in real-life situations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title The Champion Within (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Champion Within is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Champion Within features the powerful and inspiring stories that exemplify what it really means to be a true champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, the series introduces viewers to people who have overcome obstacles while leading transcendent moments from the world of sports. From beating the odds to play the game they love, to giving back to the communities that supported them, the featured athletes will share their own stories and personal triumphs. Viewers will learn the value of good sportsmanship, and the dedication it takes to excel at the highest level. Win or lose, The Champion Within proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength, and agility, but by their grit, resiliency, and heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/30/2019 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 2019-06-22
Episode # 307
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/25/2019 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 2019-05-25
Episode # 303
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/16/2019 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 2019-06-08
Episode # 305
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/18/2019 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 2019-05-18
Episode # 318
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/15/2019 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 2019-06-15
Episode # 306
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program The Champion Within (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2019 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 2019-06-29
Episode # 308
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Better Planet (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00am (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem. In each episode, new scientific discoveries along with practical applications are examined to show how easy it is to reduce wasteful consumption, recycle various products and improve the quality of life and our environment. Young viewers learn the science behind these changes while challenging their critical thinking about the current state of the environment, whether it they live in a small African village or a large American city. BETTER PLANET TV is a valuable example of expanding a teenage viewer's knowledge of our ecosystem and what economical and sensible ways we can do to protect it.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/08/2019 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-08
Episode # 310
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Voyager with Josh Garcia (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/22/2019 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-22
Episode # 312
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30am (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
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. "Walking Wild" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. "Walking Wild" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/15/2019 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-08
Episode # 310
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny Seo (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2019 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-22
Episode # 312
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (Me-TV channel 12.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am and 7:30am (04/07/19 - 06/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. The Mystery Hunters are Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages - looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, searching for Princess Anastasia, and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (Me-TV channel 12.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am and 8:30am (04/07/19 - 06/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church features Beakman as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. The entire series deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. It offers scientific content, scientific theories, the vocabulary and facts of science and the processes of scientific thinking. The scientific content of "Beakman's World" overlaps with a significant number of the standards for science education that are prevalent in the curricula of today's schools. Children in the target age group of 13 to 16 years of age will be in the 7th to 10th grades. At those grade levels, experts in science education and the developmental needs of that age group recommend that these children should focus learning on the physical sciences and the life sciences along with learning the processes of investigation and experimentation. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Without overstating any dangers, this program educates children of all ages as well as their parents as to what possible dangers exist to their safety, and illustrates specific ways of dealing with them, via the show's safety tips. As such, it will give children a sense that they have the power and means to protect themselves when away from watchful eyes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will take viewers on an incredible journey to the wildest points on the globe, uncovering the connection between the environment, the wildlife, and the human beings that surround them. Hosted by Meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will reveal a new destination each week, ranging from Africa, Indochina, the Middle East, and many untamed islands around the world. Audiences will come face-to-face with fascinating native animals, some cute and some dangerous, while educating teen viewers with amazing facts about nature and wildlife. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer gives audiences a captivating look at the symbiosis between all living things, in the most larger-than-life places on Earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/08/2019 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-08
Episode # 109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/22/2019 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-22
Episode # 111
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00am (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Without overstating any dangers, this program educates children of all ages as well as their parents as to what possible dangers exist to their safety, and illustrates specific ways of dealing with them, via the show's safety tips. As such, it will give children a sense that they have the power and means to protect themselves when away from watchful eyes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vets Saving Pets is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Vets Saving Pets examines the interpersonal stories of veterinary professionals working to save the lives of animals in need of urgent medical care. Vets Saving Pets takes place at the Emergency Veterinary Trauma Center in Toronto, one of the busiest veterinary facilities in Canada. Each week, viewers will be exposed to new emergency cases that will teach audiences about a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine such as critical care, oncology, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery. Audiences will witness first-hand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/11/2019 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-05-11
Episode # 131
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/06/2019 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-04-06
Episode # 126
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/04/2019 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-05-04
Episode # 130
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/16/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-08
Episode # 117
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/30/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-22
Episode # 119
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/01/2019 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-01
Episode # 134
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Better Planet (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30am (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem. In each episode, new scientific discoveries along with practical applications are examined to show how easy it is to reduce wasteful consumption, recycle various products and improve the quality of life and our environment. Young viewers learn the science behind these changes while challenging their critical thinking about the current state of the environment, whether it they live in a small African village or a large American city. BETTER PLANET TV is a valuable example of expanding a teenage viewer's knowledge of our ecosystem and what economical and sensible ways we can do to protect it.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Consumer 101 (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am (04/06/19 - 06/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Consumer 101 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. 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 the surprising intricacy of product testing, learn more 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. Consumer 101 is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need to make smarter choices as consumers, exploring the how, where, when, and why we spend our resources so we can all make educated decisions when it counts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Consumer 101 (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/15/2019 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-08
Episode # 114
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Consumer 101 (NBC channel 12.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2019 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-06-22
Episode # 116
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational 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 Blake Peddicord
Address 5710 Midlothian Turnpike
City Richmond
State VA
Zip 23225
Telephone Number (804) 230-7028
Email Address bpeddicord@nbc12.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (Me-TV channel 12.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am and 7:30am (07/07/19 - 09/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. The Mystery Hunters are Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages - looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, searching for Princess Anastasia, and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (Me-TV channel 12.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am & 8:30am (07/07/19 - 09/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church features Beakman as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. The entire series deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. It offers scientific content, scientific theories, the vocabulary and facts of science and the processes of scientific thinking. The scientific content of "Beakman's World" overlaps with a significant number of the standards for science education that are prevalent in the curricula of today's schools. Children in the target age group of 13 to 16 years of age will be in the 7th to 10th grades. At those grade levels, experts in science education and the developmental needs of that age group recommend that these children should focus learning on the physical sciences and the life sciences along with learning the processes of investigation and experimentation. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem. In each episode, new scientific discoveries along with practical applications are examined to show how easy it is to reduce wasteful consumption, recycle various products and improve the quality of life and our environment. Young viewers learn the science behind these changes while challenging their critical thinking about the current state of the environment, whether it they live in a small African village or a large American city. BETTER PLANET TV is a valuable example of expanding a teenage viewer's knowledge of our ecosystem and what economical and sensible ways we can do to protect it.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem. In each episode, new scientific discoveries along with practical applications are examined to show how easy it is to reduce wasteful consumption, recycle various products and improve the quality of life and our environment. Young viewers learn the science behind these changes while challenging their critical thinking about the current state of the environment, whether it they live in a small African village or a large American city. BETTER PLANET TV is a valuable example of expanding a teenage viewer's knowledge of our ecosystem and what economical and sensible ways we can do to protect it.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. "Walking Wild" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. "Walking Wild" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will take viewers on an incredible journey to the wildest points on the globe, uncovering the connection between the environment, the wildlife, and the human beings that surround them. Hosted by Meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will reveal a new destination each week, ranging from Africa, Indochina, the Middle East, and many untamed islands around the world. Audiences will come face-to-face with fascinating native animals, some cute and some dangerous, while educating teen viewers with amazing facts about nature and wildlife. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer gives audiences a captivating look at the symbiosis between all living things, in the most larger-than-life places on Earth.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (Me-TV channel 12.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00am & 9:30am (07/07/19 - 09/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The award-winning and "way-cool" scientist Bill Nye knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious. The series is informative and speaks to the age appropriate educational interests of the 13-16 age group. A wide variety of science topics are covered on the program including physics, geology, biology, astronomy, meteorology and climatology. The series offers suggestions to students for practical applications of science in real-life situations.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. "Wild Wonders" is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provides important information about each animal's living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. In one episode, viewers learn about the unique relationship between a cheetah and dog. Another episode spotlights the various eating habits of different animals. "Wild Wonders" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Without overstating any dangers, this program educates children of all ages as well as their parents as to what possible dangers exist to their safety, and illustrates specific ways of dealing with them, via the show's safety tips. As such, it will give children a sense that they have the power and means to protect themselves when away from watchful eyes.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape channel 12.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Without overstating any dangers, this program educates children of all ages as well as their parents as to what possible dangers exist to their safety, and illustrates specific ways of dealing with them, via theshow's safety tips. As such, it will give children a sense that they have the power and means toprotect themselves when away from watchful eyes.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Consumer 101 (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. Consumer 101 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. 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 the surprising intricacy of product testing, learn more 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. Consumer 101 is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need to make smarter choices as consumers, exploring the how, where, when, and why we spend our resources so we can all make educated decisions when it counts.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title The Champion Within (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. The Champion Within is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Champion Within features the powerful and inspiring stories that exemplify what it really means to be a true champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, the series introduces viewers to people who have overcome obstacles while leading transcendent moments from the world of sports. From beating the odds to play the game they love, to giving back to the communities that supported them, the featured athletes will share their own stories and personal triumphs. Viewers will learn the value of good sportsmanship, and the dedication it takes to excel at the highest level. Win or lose, The Champion Within proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength, and agility, but by their grit, resiliency, and heart.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (Me-TV channel 12.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, and 11:30am (07/07/19 - 09/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets (NBC channel 12.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm (07/06/19 - 09/28/19)
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. Vets Saving Pets is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Vets Saving Pets examines the interpersonal stories of veterinary professionals working to save the lives of animals in need of urgent medical care. Vets Saving Pets takes place at the Emergency Veterinary Trauma Center in Toronto, one of the busiest veterinary facilities in Canada. Each week, viewers will be exposed to new emergency cases that will teach audiences about a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine such as critical care, oncology, cardiology, neurology, anesthesiology, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery. Audiences will witness first-hand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients.

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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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Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

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

Kym Grinnage

Vice President and General Manager


07/09/2019

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