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

FRN:
0005795067
File Number:
0000083841
Submit Date:
10/03/2019
Call Sign:
WDCA
Facility ID:
51567
City:
WASHINGTON
State:
DC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/03/2019
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

FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, LLC

Ann West Bobeck

400 N. CAPITOL STREET, NW

SUITE 890

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 824-6503

ann.bobeck@fox.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Ann West Bobeck

VP, FCC Legal and Business Affairs

Fox Corporation

Ann West Bobeck

400 N. CAPITOL STREET, NW

Suite 890

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 824-6503

ann.bobeck@fox.com

Legal Representative

Joseph M. Di Scipio

SVP, Legal and Business Affairs and Assistant General Counsel

Fox Corporation

Joseph M. Di Scipio

400 North Capitol Street, NW

Suite 890

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 824-6522

joe.discipio@fox.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MNT
Nielsen DMA Washington DC (Hagrstwn)
Web Home Page Address http://www.fox5dc.com/fox5plus

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: 6.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 8:30am 7/2/19-9/10/19
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. Elizabeth Stanton has spent her life traveling the world. Now she's doing it with her celebrity friends on "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World". In their travels, Stanton and the celebrities explore other cultures, learn about history and find opportunities to help people in need. Among the locations visited in the weekly series are Nicaragua, London and Vietnam; as well as U.S. locations such as Florida and Mississippi.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tale Classics D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. "Dog Tales" is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful to all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is entertaining as it is informative. "Dog Tales" is closed- captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari D3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. 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 (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Word Travels D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am 7/7/19-9/15/19
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 series allows teen viewers to see many continents and countries, exploring, geography, history and languages. In each episode, the focus is on the hosts writing about their destination and what elements are best for their writing assignment. Young viewers learn about the differences in various customs and cultures, as well as exploring what aspects of the daily lives of those people visited that may be similar to Americans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Word Travels D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am 7/7/19-9/15/19
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 series allows teen viewers to see many continents and countries, exploring, geography, history and languages. In each episode, the focus is on the hosts writing about their destination and what elements are best for their writing assignment. Young viewers learn about the differences in various customs and cultures, as well as exploring what aspects of the daily lives of those people visited that may be similar to Americans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Skooled D3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 09:30am 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. Skooled serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about the experience of being a school teacher. Teenage students and classroom teachers switch roles giving each other an up- close look at these swapped positions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari D3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. 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 (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30am 7/5/19-9/13/19
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides young people with a chance to see the richness and creativity it takes to be in film-making, performing, music and cinema arts. They can see how motion picture and DVDs are made,learn techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields; and learn about career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:30pm 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides young people with a chance to see the richness and creativity it takes to be in film-making, performing, music and cinema arts. They can see how motion picture and DVDs are made,learn techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields; and learn about career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:30pm 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. Teen Kids News is a news program for teens and pre-teens by teens. The half hour weekly program provides information and news to students in the adult dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on network news programs. Weekly Ready provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to teach public speaking, reading and writing skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:30am 7/1/19-9/9/19
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. "Missing" is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:30am 7/4/19-9/12/19
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. A weekly TV magazine with the purpose of presenting to teenage viewers a look at the inspirational stories and achievements of their contemporaries who have excelled in sports and life through hard work and focused dedication. These role model situations are presented through a variety of approaches.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History D3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 09:00am 7/7/19-9/15/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History (or TTH for short) is a Daytime Emmy nominated educational/informational (E/I) series designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in viewers about our world's rich and fascinating history by traveling to diverse locales across the globe. The entire family will enjoy watching TTH.
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 Travel Thru History D3
List date and time rescheduled 07/14/2019 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 2019-07-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Make TV D3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. Make TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. The series features a wide variety of individuals combining their imagination with scientific principles to create an assortment engineering wonders.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:00pm 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides young people with a chance to see the richness and creativity it takes to be in film-making, performing, music and cinema arts. They can see how motion picture and DVDs are made,learn techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields; and learn about career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:30am 7/3/19-9/11/19
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. Inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports and community. Considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tale Classics D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. "Dog Tales" is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful to all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is entertaining as it is informative. "Dog Tales" is closed- captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Walking Wild D3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am 7/7/19-9/15/19
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. Walking Wild is an engaging series exploring all types of wild animals in the San Diego Zoo. Experts at the zoo provide an educational and informative look at all types of wild animals from polar bears to ring tailed lemurs. These experts provide a close up view of how these animals are cared for and how they survive in the wild.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison McCollie Garvin
Address 5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
City Washington
State DC
Zip 20016
Telephone Number (202) 895-3187
Email Address mccollie.garvin@foxtv.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. There was a satellite feed failure 7/7/19 which resulted in an outage during 15 minutes of Travel Thru History D3. It was made good 7/14/19 at 12pm.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title N/A
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:30am 7/1/19-9/30/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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" is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.

Certification

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Question Response

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.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

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.

Cindy Bauer

Programming Supervisor


10/03/2019

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