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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-155632
Submit Date:
07/03/2014
Call Sign:
WTRF-TV
Facility ID:
6869
City:
WHEELING
State:
WV
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/03/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2014

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

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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 Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Wheeling-Steubenville
Web Home Page Address WWW.WTRF.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 ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ALL IN, hosted by Laila Ali, scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, ALL IN steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams. [main digital program stream]
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 THE WILDLIFE DOCS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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. [digital multicast program stream]
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 GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Celebrating athletes and fans who reach out in their communities to make life better for so many, GAME CHANGERS, hosted by "omg! Insider's" Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Young reporters go out in the field to file their stories and bring back journalistic gold to the GAME CHANGERS studios to culminate in heartfelt reflection and insight from the host. Whether on or off the field, GAME CHANGERS takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impacts individuals and the communities they serve. [main digital program stream]
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 THINK BIG
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 8:30AM
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. Think Big features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup [digital multicast program stream]
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 JACK HANNA INTO THE WILD - PRIMARY SHOW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 7:00AM
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. Jack Hanna Into the Wild continued the expected high quality, educational program content that has become the signature of Jungle Jack Productions. The program topics are suitable for both secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. Shot from a number of photographic perspectives, the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapt to the environment, and the changes humans have imposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region. [digital multicast program stream]
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 EXPEDITION WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 11:30AM
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. Hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home [digital multicast program stream]
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 BORN TO EXPLORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 10:00AM
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. Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes. [digital multicast program stream]
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 YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. The Young Icons: It's time to see what powerful and positive young people are doing today. The Young Icons profiles the amazing projects of young philanthropists, entrepreneurs, athletes and everyday youth. These inspirational stories motivate teens, tweens and parents too. [digital multicast program stream]
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 CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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: What do you want to do with your life? That question is answered from those who know, an interview style show that takes you behind the scenes into the daily life of successful adults giving their career stories to today's youth. [digital multicast program stream]
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 ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 7:30AM
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 Atlas: In previous years has maintained a high level of educational value. It has addressed issues appropriate for both general public and the secondary classroom with a presentation that included large numbers of clips, wide ranging photography, fast-paced editing, and a non-condescending vocabulary level. The programs in the latest series of Animal Atlas happily maintain those strengths. It is differentiated from previous years by its sense of humor. Entertaining the viewer with wit and observation augments the educational integrity of its content. [digital multicast program stream]
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 OCEAN MYSTERIES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
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. Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. [digital multicast program stream]
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 JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown. [digital multicast program stream]
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 SEA RESCUE WITH SAM CHAMPION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week,Sea Rescuewill leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. [digital multicast program stream]
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 DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers a unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals he devotes his days to caring and treating. 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. Each episode delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories, but also features a variety of animals that undergo elective procedures as part of long-term treatments involving the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. [main digital program stream]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program DR. CHRIS PET VET
List date and time rescheduled 4/6/14 @ 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program DR. CHRIS PET VET
List date and time rescheduled 4/27/14 @ 11;30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program DR. CHRIS PET VET
List date and time rescheduled 4/13/14 @ 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program DR. CHRIS PET VET
List date and time rescheduled 4/20/14 @ 11;30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title RECEIPE REHAB
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Families submit their favorite high calorie, family style recipes, and two chefs face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist. After making each rehabbed recipe in their own kitchen, the family chooses their new favorite.This recipe makeover challenge promotes using healthy, wholesome ingredients and shows healthy food choices can have positive effects on quality of life. [main digital program stream]
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 AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:00AM
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. Aqua Kids is an award-winning children's program dedicated to educating young people about the importance of protecting marine environments and the animals that live there. For over 7 years, host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew have traveled the globe, sharing their adventures and what they've learned about preserving a world for everyone to explore. [digital multicast program stream]
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 SATURDAY'S @ 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan is swooping into animal shelters across the U.S., rescuing hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he goes to work on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that truly warms the heart. [main digital program stream]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program LUCKY DOG
List date and time rescheduled 4/13/14 @ 7:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program LUCKY DOG
List date and time rescheduled 4/6/14 @ 7:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program LUCKY DOG
List date and time rescheduled 4/20/14 @ 7:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program LUCKY DOG
List date and time rescheduled 4/27/14 @ 7:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title JAIMIE OLIVER'S 15 MINUTE MEALS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Best known for his Emmy-Award winning television program Jamie Olivers Food Revolution, Jamie Oliver is one of the world's favorite celebrity chefs who also aspires to teach the world to cook. Jamie's core belief is that simply cooking for oneself using fresh ingredients is the easiest way to maintain a balanced diet, and to this aim, he has perfected a delicious collection of healthy recipes that can be prepared in no time. The dishes Jamie cooks in his new show 15 MINUTE MEALS are fast, fun and most of all flavorful. In his signature and entertaining style, Jamie makes these meals for viewers in real time, offering hints, tricks and lots of nutritional info along the way. JAMIE OLIVER'S 15 MINUTE MEALS will inspire cooks of all ages and levels to try new things and get in the kitchen to create something magical. [main digital program stream]
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 M.J. COSS
Address 96 16TH STREET
City WHEELING
State WV
Zip 26003
Telephone Number 304-232-7777
Email Address MCOSS@WTRF.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. ANALOG OPERATION: The station permanently terminated analog broadcasting on February 17, 2009, in accordance with FCC authority. WTRF-TV PRE-EMPTIONS: April 5,2014 through April 26, 2014, the two 30-minute core programs regularly scheduled for broadcast Saturday mornings at 9 AM and 9:30 AM were rescheduled to their "second home" slots in most instances the following day during the core hours 7:00 AM and 12:30pm, in order to carry a time-sensitive weekly pre-game talk show featuring locally venerated West Virginia University Mountaineers mens basketball head coach Bob Huggins; in the licensees good faith judgment, the rescheduling best served the needs and interests of the viewers of the West Virginia-based station during the time slot, in the public interest. Promotional efforts were made to notify the public of the rescheduled dates and times of the preempted children's programs, by notifying program guides and viewers. Therefore, it is respectfully submitted that the rescheduled core programs should continue to count toward the stations three-hour average, consistent with Preemption of Childrens Television Educational and Informational Programming, 8 CR 1036 (M. Med. Bur., July 11, 1997).

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests that they may have that could be a career. Career Day also provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education and training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES WITH JEFF CORWIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title EXPEDITION WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world.Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title JAMIE OLIVER'S 15 MINUTE MEALS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Best known for his Emmy-Award winning television program Jamie Olivers Food Revolution, Jamie Oliver is one of the world's favorite celebrity chefs who also aspires to teach the world to cook. Jamie's core belief is that simply cooking for oneself using fresh ingredients is the easiest way to maintain a balanced diet, and to this aim, he has perfected a delicious collection of healthy recipes that can be prepared in no time. The dishes Jamie cooks in his new show 15 MINUTE MEALS are fast, fun and most of all flavorful. In his signature and entertaining style, Jamie makes these meals for viewers in real time, offering hints, tricks and lots of nutritional info along the way. JAMIE OLIVER'S 15 MINUTE MEALS will inspire cooks of all ages and levels to try new things and get in the kitchen to create something magica [main digital program stream]
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ALL IN, hosted by Laila Ali, scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, ALL IN steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams. [main digital program stream]
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan is swooping into animal shelters across the U.S., rescuing hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he goes to work on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that truly warms the heart. [main digital program stream]
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas: In previous years has maintained a high level of educational value. It has addressed issues appropriate for both general public and the secondary classroom with a presentation that included large numbers of clips, wide ranging photography, fast-paced editing, and a non-condescending vocabulary level. The programs in the latest series of Animal Atlas happily maintain those strengths. It is differentiated from previous years by its sense of humor. Entertaining the viewer with wit and observation augments the educational integrity of its content. [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids is a series dedicated to teaching kids everywhere about the importance of protecting Earth's fragile marine environment. Traveling around the world, the Aqua Kids also learn about the amazing creatures that live everywhere from the deep ocean depths to the streams running through our back yards. But most importantly, the Aqua Kids emonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world. [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title BORN TO EXPLORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title RECIPE REHAB
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Families submit their favorite high calorie, family style recipes, and two chefs face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist. After making each rehabbed recipe in their own kitchen, the family chooses their new favorite.This recipe makeover challenge promotes using healthy, wholesome ingredients and shows healthy food choices can have positive effects on quality of life. [main digital program stream]
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title THINK BIG
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 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. The Young Icons profiles the amazing projects of young philanthropists, entrepreneurs, athletes and everyday youth. These inspirational stories motivate teens, tweens and parents too. [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Celebrating athletes and fans who reach out in their communities to make life better for so many, GAME CHANGERS, hosted by "omg! Insider's" Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Young reporters go out in the field to file their stories and bring back journalistic gold to the GAME CHANGERS studios to culminate in heartfelt reflection and insight from the host. Whether on or off the field, GAME CHANGERS takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impacts individuals and the communities they serve. [main digital program stream]
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUES WITH SAM CHAMPION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week,Sea Rescuewill leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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. [digital multicast program stream]
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S @ 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers a unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals he devotes his days to caring and treating. 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. Each episode delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories, but also features a variety of animals that undergo elective procedures as part of long-term treatments involving the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. [main digital program stream]

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