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

FRN:
0009804139
File Number:
0000085894
Submit Date:
10/10/2019
Call Sign:
WCBI-TV
Facility ID:
12477
City:
COLUMBUS
State:
MS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2019
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

WCBI-TV, LLC

Doing Business As: WCBI-TV, LLC

Bobby Berry

301 Poplar Street

Macon, GA 31201

United States

+1 (478) 745-4141

bberry@morrisnetwork.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Anne Goodwin Crump

Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C.

1300 NORTH 17TH STREET

Eleventh Floor

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0426

crump@fhhlaw.com

Legal Representative

Chris Horton

Chief Engineer

WCBI-TV, LLC

201 5th Street South

Columbus, MS 39701

United States

+1 (662) 327-4444

chorton@wcbi.com

Technical Representative

Ray Luke

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Custom Specailty Services,LLC

17363 Carlton Cuevas Rd

GULFPORT, MS 39503

United States

+1 (228) 297-2500

ray.css@att.net

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS, MNT, CW
Nielsen DMA Columbus-Tupelo-W Pnt-Hstn
Web Home Page Address www.wcbi.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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 Tails of Valor
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1000 am
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. TAILS OF VALOR, hosted by Kel Mitchell, is a live-action half-hour program that features true stories of service animals working to change people's lives. The program also examines the life science behind these relationships, including the animals' unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. TAILS OF VALOR will focus on the training and day-to-day jobs of these incredible animals and the quality of life they provide the people they serve, leaving viewers with a greater understanding and compassion for animals. Viewers will learn to see the world from different perspectives, and how those with disabilities experience everyday life and the challenges they face. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9 am on ECBI
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 FEATURES FOOTAGE OF MAMMELS, BIRDS, REPTILES, FISH, AND INSECTS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CONTINENT. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE
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 Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9 am
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830 am on ECBI
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 Young Icons offers viewers a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of American Youth (ages 18 and younger) , including world class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars and entrepreneurs . These extraordinary young people are making a difference in the world, proving that any goal is attainable.
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 This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00 am on GCBI-CW
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16. This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
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 Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930 am on ECBI
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC Children 's Programming requirements for children 13-16 years of age. The program highlights children doing projects with real hands on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science
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 DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830am
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7 am on ECBI
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. THIS SERIES FOCUSES ON THE DEDICATED PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD WHO HELP SICK INJURED AND ABUSED ANIMALS. THIS PROGRAM INSTRUCTS CHILDREN ON THE PROPER CARE OF ANIMALS . THE SERIES FEATURES FOOTAGE OF MAMMELS, BIRDS, REPTILES, FISH , AND INSECTS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CONTINENT . THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN . HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE
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 Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00 am on GCBI-CW
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. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales centers around our love for animals and the impact they have on our lives. Each episode uncovers stories about amazing and inspiring people from around the world who go above and beyond to care for, love, help, and defend animals everywhere. Viewers will meet animal rescue teams and dedicated animal advocates helping lost pets find forever homes, and even meet some of the incredible pets serving and assisting people in need, including military K9s and therapy animals. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales will teach viewers to honor the unconditional bond between people and their pets, and how animals change lives. Viewers will learn some of the responsibilities that come with caring for our four-legged friends.
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 Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030 am on GCBI-CW
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. Did I Mention Invention? is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Alie Ward, Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. With each episode, Alie will present reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the United States-- and in some cases, around the world. Viewers will learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring their vision to life, and little-known facts about the history and process of invention and innovation. Did I Mention Invention? will ignite a spark within the hearts and minds of audiences, encouraging viewers to try their own hand at creating something new
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 Hope in the Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 930 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. HOPE IN THE WILD is a live action, half-hour program that follows hope Swinimer and her team as they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hops's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home, HOPE IN THE WILD will educate viewers on the day-to-day jobs of this animal care team and the species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830 am on GCBI-CW
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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care
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 Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930 am on GCBI-CW
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. Welcome Home is designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home - and changing lives along the way. Each episode, we meet a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they finally move into a new living space to call their own. To help the family with their fresh start, Treger, Rob and a dedicated team of designers and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by using goods and services donated by people in the community. using goods and services donated by people in the community. Welcome Home will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030 am
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8 am on ECBI
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. Career Day introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness . It provides an avenue to view expert experiences that led them to chose their career. It supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up . Its attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities , dedication, and persarverane nce children can apply to their lives.
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 Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 730 am on ECBI
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 serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. This show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various vet experts explaining different issues affecting canines. It has educating and informting children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core programmming as specificed by the Commission's office
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 LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8 am
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8 am on GCBI-CW
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. Ready, Set, Pet is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Phil Torres, this series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, responsible pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, Phil will guide a family through the pet adoption process after a careful look at their unique situation to help them make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. While the family visits local shelters and rescues, experts revitalize their outdoor space to make a safe and eco-friendly home for their new pet. In the end, viewers will see family members overcome their disagreements and make the tough decision on which pet will join the family. Ready, Set, Pet will teach viewers that thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animal's needs
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 Derek Rogers
Address 201 5th Street South
City Columbus
State MS
Zip 39701
Telephone Number (662) 327-4444
Email Address drogers@wcbi.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 9 am / Moves to 8:30 am on 9/28/19
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. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Mission Unstoppable
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9am beginning 9/28
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. In MISSION UNSTOPPABLE, each week celebrity host Miranda Cosgrove highlights the fascinating female innovators who are on the cutting edge of science - including zoologists, engineers. astronauts, codebreakers and oceanographers. Viewers will be inspired by female STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) superstars in the fields of social media, entertainment, animals, design and the internet - all categories key to the teen experience. Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis serves as executive producer, bringing her passion for creating change in the portrayal of strong female characters in entertainment and media that positively influences young viewers. Cosgrove also serves as an executive producer. MISSION UNSTOPPABLE is produced in collaboration with IF/THEN, an initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Hope in the Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930 am on WCBI on 9/21 and 10 am beginning 9/28
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. HOPE IN THE WILD is a live action, half-hour program that follows hope Swinimer and her team as they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hops's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home, HOPE IN THE WILD will educate viewers on the day-to-day jobs of this animal care team and the species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 8 am on ECBI
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. Career Day introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness . It provides an avenue to view expert experiences that led them to chose their career. It supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up . Its attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities , dedication, and perseverance, children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 930 am on GCBI-CW on 9/21 and 10 am on 9/28
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Welcome Home follows hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg as they run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home with their motto. "design with dignity" and changing lives along the way. In each episode, we meet a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they finally move into a new living space to call their own. To help the family with their fresh start, Treger, Rob, and a dedicated team of designers and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by using goods and services donated by people in the community. The new home will provide much-needed stability to meet the family's specific needs, stimulate their interests, and promote their goals. people in the community. The new home will provide much-needed stability to meet the family's specific needs, stimulate their interests, and promote their goals. Welcome Home will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and to have gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930 am on ECBI
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC Children 's Programming requirements for children 13-16 years of ag3e. The program highlights children doing projects with real hands on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 7 am on ECBI
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 SERIES FOCUSES ON THE DEDICATED PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD WHO HELP SICK INJURED AND ABUSED ANIMALS. THIS PROGRAM INSTRUCTS CHILDREN ON THE PROPER CARE OF ANIMALS . THE SERIES FEATURES FOOTAGE OF MAMMELS, BIRDS, REPTILES, FISH , AND INSECTS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CONTINENT . THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN . HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 1030 am on GCBI-CW
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. Hosted by Alie Ward, Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. With each episode, Alie will present reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the United States-and in some cases, around the world. Viewers will learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring their vision to life, and little-known facts about the history and process of invention and innovation. It will ignite a spark within the hearts and minds of audiences, encouraging viewers to try their own hands at creating something new.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 8 am
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 trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 830 am on GCBI-CW on 9/21 and 10:30 am on 9/28
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 Wildlife Docs" takes viewers inside the work of zoological professionals -- including veterinarians, technicians and trainers -- at Busch Gardens Tampa, as they care for thousands of exotic animals whose home is the popular tourist destination. The series showcases everything from preventive care to ground-breaking medical procedures, giving viewers the opportunity to observe what the millions of people who visit Bush Gardens each year rarely get to see. The hostess of the weekly half-hour series is actress Rachel Reenstra.
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 8 am on GCBI-CW on 9/21 and 9 am on 9/28
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Hosted by Phil Torres, Ready, Set, Pet will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, responsible pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. In each episode, Phil will guide a family through the pet adoption process after a careful look at their unique situation to help them make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. While the family visits local shelters and rescues, experts revitalize their outdoor space to make a safe and eco-friendly home for their new pet. In the end, viewers will see family members overcome their disagreements and make the tough decision on which pet will join the family. Ready, Set, Pet will teach viewers that thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animal's needs.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Pet Vet Dream Team
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30 am beginning 9/28
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. PET VET DREAM TEAM chronicles the lives of some of the world's busiest emergency veterinarians and the animals to whom they've dedicated their lives. Together, these talented veterinarians race against the clock to cure their furry and feathered charges - educating viewers on a range of medical procedures and exotic animal practices along the way. As viewers catch a behind-the- scenes look at the veterinary profession, they also learn responsibility and empathy for animals of all kinds through the passionate work of the PET VET DREAM TEAM. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris, Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 830 am on 9/21
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 900 am on GCBI-CW on 9/21 and 9:30 am Beginning 9/28
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 Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 9 am on ECBI
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. THE SERIES FEATURES FOOTAGE OF MAMMELS, BIRDS, REPTILES, FISH, AND INSECTS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CONTINENT. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 8am, 8:30 am and 9 am Beginning 10/5 on GCBI-CW
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. 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. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 1000 am on GCBI-CW
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. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales centers around our love for animals and the impact they have on our lives. Each episode uncovers stories about amazing and inspiring people from around the world who go above and beyond to care for, love, help, and defend animals everywhere. Viewers will meet animal rescue teams and dedicated animal advocates helping lost pets find forever homes, and even meet some of the incredible pets serving and assisting people in need, including military K9s and therapy animals. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales will teach viewers to honor the unconditional bond between people and their pets, and how animals change lives. Viewers will learn some of the responsibilities that come with caring for our four-legged friends.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 830 am on ECBI
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. The Young Icons offers viewers a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of American Youth (ages 18 and younger) , including world class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars and entrepreneurs. These extraordinary young people are making a difference in the world, proving that any goal is attainable.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 1030 am on 9/21/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Tails of Valor
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 1000 am on 9/21/19
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TAILS OF VALOR, hosted by Kel Mitchell, features true stories of service animals working to change people's lives. The program also examines the life science behind these relationships, including the animals' unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. TAILS OF VALOR will focus on the training and day-to-day jobs of these incredible animals and the quality of life they provide the people they serve, leaving viewers with a greater understanding and compassion for animals. Viewers will learn to see the world from different perspectives, and how those with disabilities experience everyday life and the challenges they face.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat at 730 am on ECBI
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. This show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various vet experts explaining different issues affecting canines. It has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core programming as specified by the Commission's office.
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Best Friends Furever with Kel Mitchell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30 am beginning 9/28
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. BEST FRIENDS FUREVER WITH KEL MITCHELL is a live action, half-hour program that reveals the true stories of dogs who are best pals not only with humans, but with a variety of different animal species. Each episode explores the improbable bonds that dogs have formed with birds, reptiles, ducks, and even dolphins! Along the way, the fascinating characteristics of various breeds and species that allow these unique relationships to thrive are examined. From dog psychology to animal behavior theory, viewers will learn about what makes our furry friends tick, all while celebrating the idea that friendship comes in many different forms.

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

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General Manager


10/10/2019

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