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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0024972390
File Number:
CPR-167764
Submit Date:
04/09/2015
Call Sign:
WKOW
Facility ID:
64545
City:
MADISON
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2015

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

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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Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC,MeTV,ThisTV
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address www.wkow.com

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 5.0
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(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title On the Spot (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00AM-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 9
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. Each episode of On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas. The answers will amaze you. On the Spot...it's quite simply everything you need to know about everything.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures(27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00AM-7:30AM CT
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
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. The Wildlife Docs will follow 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 (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM CT
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow provides information and examples of how teenage contemporaries, can and are achieving positive things through the disciplines and dedication experienced in sports, through team and individual competition.
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, Sunday February 1st 2015 12:00-12:30PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, January 31st 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Sports Stars of Tomorrow (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, February 1st 1:00-1:30PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, January 24th 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Sports Stars of Tomorrow (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, March 22nd 2015 1:00-1:30PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday March 14th 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Sports Stars of Tomorrow (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, March 22nd 2015 12:00-12:30PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, March 21st 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures(27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30AM-8:00AM CT
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
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. Zoo Clues tackles the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions, like these: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
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. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00AM-9:30AM CT
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 travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about the way they live, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive in the wild. Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM CT
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 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, 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 Rescue will 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
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 travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about the way they live, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive in the wild. Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM-9:00AM CT
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. The half-hour weekly series, 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-American girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 21) Response
Program Title On the Spot (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 9
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. Each episode of On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas. The answers will amaze you. On the Spot...it's quite simply everything you need to know about everything.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
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. 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. 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 at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-American girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
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. Zoo Clues tackles the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions, like these: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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 is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animals facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
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 Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday February 7th 2015 11:00-11:30AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sunday February 8th 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday March 7th 2015 11:30-12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sunday March 8th 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday February 1st 2015 1:30-2:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sunday January 25th 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday February 28th 2015 11:30-12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sunday March 1st 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday March 28th 2015 11:30-12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sunday March 29th 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday March 22nd 2015 1:00-1:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sunday March 15th 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00AM-8:30AM CT
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 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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hannah, 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 Hannah's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Into the Outdoors (27.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What children's program takes kids all the way from standing tree to finished paper? What kids' show invites viewers to undertand not only the "you should do it" but the "why" behind energy conservation? What boy and girl oriented onscreen entertainment acutally enlightens just as much as it entertains? Into the Outdoors. Watching an episode of Into the Outdoors makes kids want to get up and go outside to explore, discover, understand and enjoy the natural world first hand. Part science lesson, part travelogue, part exploration of the ooeey, gooey and gross, Into the Outdoors has achieved its award winning success by serving up stories that captivate kids.
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 Into the Outdoors (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday March 28th 2015 5:00-5:30PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sunday, March 29th 2015
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-American girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00AM-9:30AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-American girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Liaison Contact

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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 Bob Goessling
Address 5727 Tokay Blvd
City Madison
State WI
Zip 53719
Telephone Number 608-661-2770
Email Address bgoessling@wkow.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. On Sunday February 1st 2015 Into the Outdoors was interrupted for 3:00 minutes by a severe weather cut-in. On Sunday February 1st Saved By The Bell was interrupted for three minutes by a severe weather cut-in. January February Zor Shrine Circus (February 13) Come to the circus, the greatest show in town! Enjoy circus acts from pet tricks to the human cannonball....brought to you by WKOW. Heart Ball (February 14) WKOW sponsored this dinner to benefit adults and children with heart disease. Special Olympics Polar Plunge sponsored by WKOW (February 21) We're freezin' for a reason! WKOW along with Special Olympics Wisconsin invited plungers to jump into the icy waters of Lake Monona all to benefit Special Olympics. This year we had over 2,500 plungers and raised over $500,000 for Special Olympics! United Cerebral Palsy Celebrity Banquet sponsored by WKOW (February 21) WKOW anchors and reporters served as celebrity servers at this banquet that benefits children with Cerebral Palsy. YWCA Circle of Women Luncheon sponsored by WKOW (February 26) WKOW sponsors this luncheon draws over 1,000 men and women from the Madison community. Funds raised ($250,000) support YWCA women and their families. March The Big Share sponsored by WKOW (March 3) In conjunction with Community Shares, and WKOW we helped raise $232,291 in this inaugural year daylong event. Community Shares supports 70 non-for profit agencies dedicated to a just community and protecting our environment. Zonta Zing sponsored by WKOW (March 7) This fundraiser generates funds to help support projects benefiting women and their children in Madison and Dane County. WIAA Hockey Championship sponsored by WKOW (March 7) WKOW broadcasts and produces both the Boys and Girls WIAA State High School Hockey Championships. WIAA Girls Basketball Tournament sponsored by WKOW (March 12-14) WKOW broadcasts and produces the WIAA girls State High School basketball tournament. WIAA Boys Basketball Tournament sponsored by WKOW (March 19-21) WKOW broadcasts and produces the WIAA Boys State High School basketball tournament. Aldo Leopold Nature Center-Maple Syrup Fest sponsored by WKOW (March 29) WKOW and The Aldo Leopold Nature Center celebrated spring at MAPLE SYRUP FEST -- a family-style festival at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center. This year's Maple Syrup Fest featured ten stations set throughout the Nature Center grounds that led visitors, at their own pace, through the history of maple syrup and related craft and activities. Fun for all ages

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Program Title The Wildlife Docs (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
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 will follow 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!
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
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. Zoo Clues tackles the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions, like these: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
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 series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animals facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
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. Zoo Clues tackles the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions, like these: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. Our investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM CT
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow provides information and examples of how teenage contemporaries, can and are achieving positive things through the disciplines and dedication experienced in sports, through team and individual competition.
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00AM- 9:30AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title On the Spot (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00AM-11:30AM CT
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. Each episode of On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas. The answers will amaze you. On the Spot...it's quite simply everything you need to know about everything.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM CT
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 half-hour weekly series, 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 Rescue will 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.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
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. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30AM-8:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Into the Outdoors (27.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00AM-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What children's program takes kids all the way from standing tree to finished paper? What kids' show invites viewers to undertand not only the "you should do it" but the "why" behind energy conservation? What boy and girl oriented onscreen entertainment acutally enlightens just as much as it entertains? Into the Outdoors. Watching an episode of Into the Outdoors makes kids want to get up and go outside to explore, discover, understand and enjoy the natural world first hand. Part science lesson, part travelogue, part exploration of the ooeey, gooey and gross, Into the Outdoors has achieved its award winning success by serving up stories that captivate kids.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00AM-9:30AM CT
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 travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about the way they live, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive in the wild. Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas!
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
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 travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about the way they live, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive in the wild. Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas!
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00AM-8:30AM CT
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 Hannah, 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 Hannah's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM-9:00AM CT
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 half-hour weekly series, 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.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00AM-7:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title On the Spot (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
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. Each episode of On the Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas. The answers will amaze you. On the Spot...it's quite simply everything you need to know about everything.
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
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. 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 at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.

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