Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

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

FRN:
0007282114
File Number:
0000084821
Submit Date:
10/08/2019
Call Sign:
WRGT-TV
Facility ID:
411
City:
DAYTON
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/08/2019
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? Yes

Applicant Information

Back to Top

Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WRGT LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC

Lisa Asher

2000 WEST 41ST STREET

BALTIMORE, MD 21211

United States

+1 (410) 662-9688

lasher@Cunninghambroadcasting.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

Back to Top
Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Scott R. Flick , Esq .

FCC Counsel

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8167

scott.flick@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

Back to Top
Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Dayton
Web Home Page Address www.fox45now.com

Digital Core Programming

Back to Top
Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
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 504.0
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: 9.0
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(22)

Back to Top
Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:30am (7/3/19-9/11/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Sports Lab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:30am (7/4/19-9/12/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. SPORTS LAB This program showcases a wide range of sports, helping children gain a better understanding of many sports and the scientific elements at work in each sporting activity. Whether it's hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed, this programs looks into the science involved within the sport. Episode examples include explaining the science of soccer, horse dressage, track, tennis, cricket and trampoline. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:30am (7/3/19-9/11/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8:00am & 8:30am (7/5/19-9/13/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL OUTTAKE This program is about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida; a sanctuary for sea turtles; and, a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am (7/7/19-9/15/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. ECO COMPANY This program is hosted by teens, and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The program includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, the program encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (7/6/19-9/14/19)
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. XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am (7/7/19-9/15/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. XPLORATION DIY SCI Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (7/6/19-9/13/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. SWAP TV This program is about two teenagers from different backgrounds who "swap" lives for a weekend. The program explores the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" participants and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds, while being exposed to and appreciating someone else's way of life. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title New Frontiers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:00am (7/4/19-9/12/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. NEW FRONTIERS This series explores the universe and gives viewers an examination of the new frontiers of space. Viewers will be exposed to detailed graphics and illustrations that help explain the mysteries of the universe. The episodes feature a new generation of spacecraft being deployed to explore our solar system, how solar weather effects earth's weather, and introduce young viewers to the study of astronomy. Scientists explain the exploration of dark matter and dark energy, the search for new planets which might be inhabitable for humans, and how travel into space could be the next tourist attraction. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:00am (7/3/19-9/11/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am (7/7/19-9/15/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am (7/6/19-9/15/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL RESCUE This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments asend techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (7/6/19-9/14/19)
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. XPLORATION OUTER SPACE Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title The Re-Inventors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:00am & 8:30am (7/4/19-9/12/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 RE-INVENTORS This program follows hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson as they take original patent designs from history's lost inventions and build them, test them, and try to make them work. From a snow annihilator from the 1930s to a Chinese dragon rocket over 600 years old to a solar powered crematorium, Matt and Jeremy take viewers through the strange and entertaining world of invention. Each episode introduces children to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:00am (7/3/19-9/11/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV Sports
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8:00am & 8:30am (7/5/19-9/12/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. DRAGONFLY TV This program highlights children engaged in projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. Children learn a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports-related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am (7/7/19-9/15/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am (7/7/19-9/15/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am (7/6/19-9/14/19)
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 This program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (7/6/19-9/14/19)
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. XPLORATION EARTH 2050 This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

Back to Top

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

Back to Top

Liaison Contact

Back to Top
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 Kendall Lash
Address 2245 Corporate Place
City Dayton
State OH
Zip 45342
Telephone Number (937) 263-1912
Email Address klash@Cunninghambroadcasting.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. WRGT broadcasts a minimum of three hours weekly, programs which provide both educational and informational needs of children. We believe that these programs have unlimited value. During this past quarter, WRGT aired PSAs throughout the quarter promoting literacy, true beauty, playing fair, emergency preparedness, school nutrition, the importance of buckling seatbelts, and staying in school. Our PSA's are designed for a general audience, but also serve children 16 years of age and under. WRGT conducted station tours and visited fairs and other community events educating people on weather and other aspects of television. Non-broadcast efforts directed toward children include numerous public appearances this quarter by News personnel. Public appearances are ongoing projects. Our general audience programs which serve children 16 years of age and under include our local news which airs Mon-Fri 7-9am, 6:30-7pm, 10-11pm and Sat/Sun 10-10:30pm.

Other Matters (21)

Back to Top
Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. ECO COMPANY This program is hosted by teens, and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The program includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, the program encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. XPLORATION EARTH 2050 This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. SWAP TV This program is about two teenagers from different backgrounds who "swap" lives for a weekend. The program explores the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" participants and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds, while being exposed to and appreciating someone else's way of life. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:00am & 8:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 30
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida; a sanctuary for sea turtles; and, a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. XPLORATION OUTER SPACE Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. XPLORATION DIY SCI Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8:00am & 8:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 30
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. DRAGONFLY TV This program highlights children engaged in projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. Children learn a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports-related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Science Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program showcases science stories in todays world. Each episode features topics such as space exploration, plant biology, and the recent advances in high technology. The program seeks to enhance the viewers scientific knowledge and encourage them to seek further studies in scientific research. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title New Frontiers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:00am & 8:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 30
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. NEW FRONTIERS This series explores the universe and gives viewers an examination of the new frontiers of space. Viewers will be exposed to detailed graphics and illustrations that help explain the mysteries of the universe. The episodes feature a new generation of spacecraft being deployed to explore our solar system, how solar weather effects earth's weather, and introduce young viewers to the study of astronomy. Scientists explain the exploration of dark matter and dark energy, the search for new planets which might be inhabitable for humans, and how travel into space could be the next tourist attraction. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. TEEN KIDS NEWS This program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. (Program aired on main digital stream)
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8:00am & 8:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 30
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL OUTTAKE This program is about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida; a sanctuary for sea turtles; and, a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.3)
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. (This program aired on the third digital stream, channel 30.4)
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL RESCUE This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments asend techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 30.2)
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (9/16/19-12/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. (Program aired on main digital stream)

Certification

Back to Top
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.

Kendall Lash

Adminstrative Assistant


10/08/2019

Attachments

No Attachments.