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

FRN:
0006555957
File Number:
CPR-139573
Submit Date:
04/03/2013
Call Sign:
WHKY-TV
Facility ID:
65919
City:
HICKORY
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/03/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2013

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Charlotte
Web Home Page Address www.whky.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 4.0
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 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: 12.0
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30am, Sat 10:30am, Sat 10:30am, Sun 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 12
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. Introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channels 14.2 & 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:00am, Sat 10:00am, Mon 8:00am, Sat 10:00am, Sun 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired 24
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Music-driven "Mustard Pancakes" celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters. The shows nurturing environment features a cast of colorful and adorable puppet characters who support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Wild America (Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Wildlife photographer and naturalist Marty Stouffer explores the flora and fauna of North America.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title 9th Period (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:30am, Sat 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 12
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. After school is let out, students use skills learned in the classroom to solve the mysteries and crimes that take place in their town.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired 24
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, horse trainers and special effects. So you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title BETA Records TV (Digital Sub Channel 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Saturday 8:00am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. Magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Passport to Explore (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am, Sun 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 24
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vibrant hosts travel to the most kid-friendly vacation destinations in the world to help children explore the best of what the world has to offer as they focus on local culture, history and entertainment through a variety of hands-on activities.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House (Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 24
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children get to conduct a variety of scientific experiments in a manner that is both informative and enjoyable.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am, Sun 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 48
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, horse trainers and special effects. So you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channels 14.2 & 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:00am, Thurs 8:00am, Sat 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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. Every week Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. In addition every week Eco Company provides a practical tip that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company is designed to be an interactive program from finding out what's on the mind of all teens by talking to them wherever we find them to providing a forum on this website for teens to share their own videos about going green.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Dog and Cat Training (Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Animal trainer Joel Silverman goes behind-the-scenes for interviews with other Hollywood animal trainers, and gives pet owners tips for training.
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 Jeff Long
Address PO Box 1059
City Hickory
State NC
Zip 28603-1059
Telephone Number 828-485-5501
Email Address JeffLong@whky.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. WHKY-TV ceased programming on its analog channel and converted to digital only broadcast as part of the early transition option to Digital Television on February 14, 2009. Licensee's responses to question 7 assume that the main digital program is the same as the former analog channel. WHKY-TV's non-broadcast efforts include participation in youth related fund raisers and speaking to classes at their schools.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am, Sun 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, horse trainers and special effects. So you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channels 14.2 & 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:00am, Sat 11:00am, Thur 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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. Every week Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. In addition every week Eco Company provides a practical tip that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company is designed to be an interactive program from finding out what's on the mind of all teens by talking to them wherever we find them to providing a forum on this website for teens to share their own videos about going green.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Passport to Explore (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am, Sun 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vibrant hosts travel to the most kid-friendly vacation destinations in the world to help children explore the best of what the world has to offer as they focus on local culture, history and entertainment through a variety of hands-on activities.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Wild America (Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife photographer and naturalist Marty Stouffer explores the flora and fauna of North America.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 8:30am-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, horse trainers and special effects. So you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30am, Sat 10:30am, Sat 10:30am, Sun 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Dog and Cat Training (Digital Sub Channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Joel Silverman goes behind-the-scenes for interviews with other Hollywood animal trainers, and gives pet owners tips for training.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House (Digital sub channel 14.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children get to conduct a variety of scientific experiments in a manner that is both informative and enjoyable.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title BETA Records TV (Digital Sub Channel 14.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Saturday 8:00am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. Magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Sub Channels 14.2 & 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:00am, Sat 10:00am, Sat 10:00am, Sun 10:00am, Mon 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters. The shows nurturing environment features a cast of colorful and adorable puppet characters who support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title 9th Period (Digital Main Channel 14.1 & Digital Sub Channel 14.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:30am, Sat 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. After school is let out, students use skills learned in the classroom to solve the mysteries and crimes that take place in their town.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

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

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

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

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

Long Communications, LLC


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