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

FRN:
0006551782
File Number:
CPR-170324
Submit Date:
07/07/2015
Call Sign:
WRLH-TV
Facility ID:
412
City:
RICHMOND
State:
VA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2015

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Richmond-Petersburg
Web Home Page Address www.foxrichmond.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 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
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: 3.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Dragfonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 8:30a (04/06/15-06/29/15)
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 program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. (This program aired on the station's main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:30a (04/01/15-06/24/15)
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 program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans to develop an understanding and let the viewer know that we are key in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches kids about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of human population; such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic and toxic waste in our waterways destroying the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. (This program aired on the station's main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11a,11:30a (04/05/15-06/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 program searches for the answers to questions about animals not normally asked; such as, Can birds fly backwards? How do animals with no external ears hear? Do dogs sweat?, etc. Each episode covers a dozen or more amazing animal questions. The investigations of the answers takes the viewers on a fast paced, entertaining, educational tour of the animal kingdom. (This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 26.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30a (04/04/15-06/27/15)
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be place upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as its exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. (This program aired on the station's main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7a (04/04/15-06/27/15)
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 goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers by featuring inspirational teen success stories which may also focus on the arts, school & sports, exercise and nutrition and health & wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. (This program aired on the station's main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10a,10:30a (04/05/15-06/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Life science, biological science, beautiful photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world merging the fascination on the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. (This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 26.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12p,12:30p (04/05/15-06/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. (This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 26.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8:30a (04/03/15-06/26/15)
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 is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. It 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, 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. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. (This program aired on the station's main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 8:30a (04/07/15-06/30/15)
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. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" combines exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. (This program aired on the station's main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:30a (04/02/15-06/25/15)
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 program guides young people to potential career paths. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" (This program aired on the station's main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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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 Linda Strickland
Address 1925 Westmoreland Street
City Richmond
State VA
Zip 23230
Telephone Number 804-358-3535 x305
Email Address lstrickl@sbgtv.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. WRLH airs PSAs geared toward children including: 1) :90, :60 & :30 PSA - "Stop Wildlife Crime" - An artist paints a picture of an endangered tiger while facts are read. Viewers are referred to the World Wildlife Federation. 2) :60 & :30 PSA - "Child Car Safety Knowitalls" - Bragging parents at a playground discover they don't know enough about car seat safety for their kids. Viewers are encouraged to visit safercar.gov/therightseat for more information. 3) :60 & :30 PSA - "Brush Teeth Gerbil train" - Amusing video of gerbils riding a toy train shows that children could brush their teeth the same length of time they watch videos online. The website 2mins2x.org has more information. 4) :60 & :30 PSA - "United Way Game On" - Professional football players demonstrate how to get involved in the community to support the United Way . Viewers are asked to visit unitedway.org to get involved. 5) : 60 & :30 PSA - "Doctors Without Borders" - The international good done by Doctors Without Borders is highlighted. The website DoctorsWithoutBorders.org has more information. 6) :90 & :60 & :30 & :15 PSA - "Feed the Pig Chase" - uses humor involving a man chasing a living piggy bank across the city as a reminder to save money. Financial literacy tips are given at www.feedthepig.org. Community Activities for 2nd Quarter: 1). Nonprofit Mental Health Awareness Month campaign in May, with on air and social efforts, working with the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority to promote their services and erase the stigma of mental health needs. 2). Ran PSAs for the Alzheimer's Longest Day Ever event: Event held to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association of Central Virginia. 3). Ran PSAs for the Richmond Vegetarian Festival. 4). Ran PSAs for the American Diabetes Association Garden Party: Annual event to raise money for diabetes research. 5). United Negro College Fund Special w/ iHeart Media.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 8:30a (07/07/15-09/29/15)
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. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World combines exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educates them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities.(This program will air on the station's main digital stream).
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7a (07/04/15-09/26/15)
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 goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers by featuring inspirational teen success stories which may also focus on the arts, school & sports, exercise and nutrition and health & wellness. This series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. (This program will air on the station's main digital stream).
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30a (07/04/15-09/26/15)
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other wild animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. (This program will air on the station's main digital stream).
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:30a (07/01/15-09/30/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers, and oceans to develop an understanding and let the viewer know that they are key in preserving the ocean environment and its potential destruction bu pollution and carelessness of the human population; such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic and toxic waste in our waterways destroying the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. (This program will air on the station's main digital stream).
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8:30a (07/03/15-09/25/15)
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 is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. It 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, 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. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. (This program will air on the station's main digital stream).
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 8:30a (07/06/15-09/28/15)
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 program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. (This program will air on the station's main digital stream).
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10a,10:30a (07/05/15-09/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Life science, biological science, beautiful photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world merging the fascination on the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. (This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 26.2).
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12p,12:30p (07/05/15-09/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. (This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 26.2).
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11a,11:30a (07/05/15-09/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program searches for the answers to questions about animals not normally asked; such as, Can birds fly backwards? How do animals with no external ears hear? Do dogs sweat?, etc. Each episode covers a dozen or more amazing animal questions. The investigations of the answers takes the viewers on a fast paced, entertaining, educational tour of the animal kingdom. (This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 26.2).
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:30a (07/02/15-09/24/15)
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 program guides young people to potential career paths. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" (This program will air on the station's main digital stream).

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

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

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

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