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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000083594
Submit Date:
10/02/2019
Call Sign:
WJRT-TV
Facility ID:
21735
City:
FLINT
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/02/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2019

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

2302 LAPEER ROAD

FLINT, MI 48503

United States

+1 (810) 233-3130

Jayne.E.Berklich@abc12.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Skip Orvis

Chief Engineer

Gray Television Licensee, LLC

2302 Lapeer Road

Flint, MI 48503

United States

+1 (810) 233-3130

skip.orvis@abc12.com

Technical Representative

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 ABC(D1) / MeTV (D2)/Start TV (D4)/Heroes and Icons (D5)
Nielsen DMA Flint-Saginaw-Bay City
Web Home Page Address www.abc12.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 12.3
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: 12.3
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00AM - 10:30AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:00am - 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 44
Total times aired 44
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 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 7:00am - 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries. There is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (D4) (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:30am - 10:00am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet exploring each location's history and culture. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11:30am-12:00pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title American Athlete (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 and 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 (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Bill Nye the Science Guy (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:00am-9:30am / 9:30am - 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Make TV (D5) (Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:00am - 10:30am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series shows how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create incredible new inventions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
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 Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/08/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/15/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (D4) (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:30am - 11:00am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. This 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11:00am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hearts of Heroes showcases the stories of men and women braving natural disasters with one goal to rescue victims and help restore their lives. Hosted by meteorologist Ginger Zee, Rescue Heroes will guide viewers through fascinating weather events while delivering unique takeaways into the causes of many kinds of disasters, as well as how er can properly prepare for them, and collectively overcome them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (D4) (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:00am - 10:30am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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 takes young viewers on a fast paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. 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

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 12:00pm- 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title On The Spot (D4) (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:00am - 9:30am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes viewers on a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia. Each episode delivers endless amount of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the most mind blowing questions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Safari (D5) (Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 11:00 - 11:30am and 11:30am - 12:00pm EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 6
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Various age appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Young Icons (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 12:30pm-1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this children's TV sequence, courageous kids and talented teenagers show viewers just what it takes to be a young icon in today's world. Whether they're eight years old or just getting their learner's permit, the drive and ambition of these juniors is sure to inspire.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (D5) (Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:00am - 9:30am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens ans their families to learn about our countries rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 7:30am - 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries. There is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 8:00am - 8:30am/8:30am - 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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 stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davisdon and Andrea Feczko (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's/1230PM-1:00pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.
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 Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/08/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 08/25/2019 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/15/2019 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Skooled (D5) (Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:30am - 10:00am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series explores a unique perspective, students teaching teachers. The students prepare lessons for their teachers and discuss as a group the appropriate grade for each teacher. The teen students learn how difficult it is for teachers today while teachers get a lesson in being students.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Wonderful World (D4) (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 11:00 - 11:30am and 11:30am - 12:00pm EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 6
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 entertaines 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 rain forests to oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30AM - 11:00AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this weekly Half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (D5) (Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:30am - 11:00am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series is intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Young Icons (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday's 5:30am-6:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this children's TV sequence, courageous kids and talented teenagers show viewers just what it takes to be a young icon in today's world. Whether they're eight years old or just getting their learner's permit, the drive and ambition of these juniors is sure to inspire.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Jayne Berklich
Address 2302 Lapeer Road
City Flint
State MI
Zip 48503
Telephone Number (810) 233-3130
Email Address Jayne.E.Berklich@abc12.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. WJRT continues to air short-form PSAs specifically directed to the needs and concerns of children within children's programming. Throughout the quarter, WJRT hosts high school students for a day on the job experience. Students become involved in the day-to-day operation of a television station in accordance with their career preference; i.e., weather, sports, news or production. They learn the behind-the-scenes workings at a television station. School Spirit: A project developed by WJRT ABC12 NEWS in collaboration with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. Throughout the school year Pep Rallies are organized on Friday morning with students filling the bleachers at 5AM to demonstrate their school spirit by collecting food and money to donate through the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan to feed hungry people in their own community. The need for food in the 13 counties that WJRT-TV serves has escalated tremendously due to the economy. The shelves of the Food Bank and area pantries and soup kitchens empty quickly.

Other Matters (29)

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Other Matters (1 of 29) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (D2)(MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 7:30am - 8:00am
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. 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.
Other Matters (2 of 29) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (D4) (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:30am - 10:00am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet exploring each location's history and culture. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture.
Other Matters (3 of 29) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 11:00am - 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Saved By The Bell is a 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 way to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (4 of 29) Response
Program Title Bill Nye Science Guy (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:00am - 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist 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
Other Matters (5 of 29) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (D5)( Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:00am - 9:30am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens ans their families to learn about our countries rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (6 of 29) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 8:00am - 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the word works.
Other Matters (7 of 29) Response
Program Title Make TV (D5) (Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:00am - 10:30am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series shows how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create incredible new inventions.
Other Matters (8 of 29) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00 - 12:30PM ET
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 program taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth.
Other Matters (9 of 29) Response
Program Title Bill Nye Science Guy (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:30am - 10:00am
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. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist 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
Other Matters (10 of 29) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:00 - 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Saved By The Bell is a 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 way to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (11 of 29) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (D5) (Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:30am - 11:00am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series is intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo.
Other Matters (12 of 29) Response
Program Title Safari (D5) (Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 11:00am - 11:30am and 11:30am - 12:00pm EST.
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Various age appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (13 of 29) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30 - 11:00AM ET
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. In this weekly half hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man0made treasures.
Other Matters (14 of 29) Response
Program Title On The Spot (D4 (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:00am - 9:30am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes viewers on a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia. Each episode delivers endless amount of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the most mind blowing questions.
Other Matters (15 of 29) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (D2)(MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 7:00am - 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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
Other Matters (16 of 29) Response
Program Title Wonderful World (D4) (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 11:00am - 11:30am and 11:30am - 12:00pm EST.
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. "Wonderful World" educates and entertaines 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 rain forests to oceans.
Other Matters (17 of 29) Response
Program Title Skooled (D5) (Heroes and Icons)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9:30am - 10:00am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series explores a unique perspective, students teaching teachers. The students prepare lessons for their teachers and discuss as a group the appropriate grade for each teacher. The teen students learn how difficult it is for teachers today while teachers get a lesson in being students.
Other Matters (18 of 29) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (D4) (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:30am - 11:00am EST.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. This 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.
Other Matters (19 of 29) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:30am - 11:00am
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. Saved By The Bell is a 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 way to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (20 of 29) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (D4) (Start TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 10:00am - 10:30am EST.
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 takes young viewers on a fast paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. 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.
Other Matters (21 of 29) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 8:30am - 9:00am
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 live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the word works.
Other Matters (22 of 29) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00 - 10:30AM ET
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (23 of 29) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes(D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11:00 - 11:30AM ET
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. Hearts of Heroes showcases the stories of men and women bracing natural disasters wit one goal to rescue the victims and help restore their live. Hosted by meteorologist Ginger Zee Rescue Heroes will guide viewers through fascinating weather events while delivering unique takeaways into the causes of many kinds of disasters as well as how we can properly prepare for them and collectively overcome them.
Other Matters (24 of 29) Response
Program Title Oh Baby 1 (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM - 12:00PM ET
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. Oh Baby! will take viewers on a journey around the world to meet and observe some of the most curios and captivating wild baby animals. Audiences will discover how wild animal parents of numerous species teach their babies important survival skills that help them thrive in the many changing seasons.
Other Matters (25 of 29) Response
Program Title Oh Baby Two (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30PM - 1:00PM ET
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. Oh Baby! will take viewers on a journey around the world to meet and observe some of the most curios and captivating wild baby animals. Audiences will discover how wild animal parents of numerous species teach their babies important survival skills that help them thrive in the many changing seasons.
Other Matters (26 of 29) Response
Program Title Young Icons (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 12:30p-1:00pm
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. In this children's TV sequence, courageous kids and talented teenagers show viewers just what it takes to be a young icon in today's world. Whether they're eight years old or just getting their learner's permit, the drive and ambition of these juniors is sure to inspire.
Other Matters (27 of 29) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (D2) (MeTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 11:30am - 12:00pm
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. Saved By The Bell is a 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 way to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (28 of 29) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species.
Other Matters (29 of 29) Response
Program Title American Athlete (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 1:00 - 1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 and share their stories, secrets, successes, and strategies.

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10/02/2019

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