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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:
0023159932
File Number:
CPR-169356
Submit Date:
07/01/2015
Call Sign:
WYZZ-TV
Facility ID:
5875
City:
BLOOMINGTON
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/01/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Peoria-Bloomington
Web Home Page Address www.wyzz43.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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays at 7 a.m. (04/03/2015-06/26/2015)
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 shows the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize their goals in both life and the playing field are attainable with hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The program also provides in-depth, stories which reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Through these stories the viewer learns that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. Airs on "digital 1".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7 a.m. (04/04/2015-06/27/2015)
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 produces weekly educational features such as "College and You"(tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports for healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and avoiding internet predators. The program features weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates curiosity, develops learning and cognition, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of a teen's academic and educational experience. Airs on "digital 1".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays at 7 a.m. (04/02/2015-06/25/2015)
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. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Every week Jarod Miller travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, such as the need for speed or animal heroes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Airs on "digital 1".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays at 7 a.m. (04/01/2015-06/24/2015)
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 from multiple scientific 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. Airs on "digital 1".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, & Eli too (Zuus)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7a.m., 7:30a.m., 9a.m., 9:30a.m.(04/04/2015-06/27/2015)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, and empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. Airs on "digital 2".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (Zuus)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8a.m., 8:30a.m. (04/04/2015-06/27/2015)
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. Follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli and Grammy winner, Jim Peterik as they work together to record an album. The viewer is taken behind the scenes to learn all of the parts necessary in the recording process. The show uses the music they create to address issues and concerns of children today while encouraging them to set goals, go for their dreams, and being good citizens. Airs on "digital 2".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 7 a.m. (04/07/2015-06/30/2015
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 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. Airs on "digital 1".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30 a.m.(04/04/2015-6/27/2015)
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 by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. The 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? Airs on "digital 1".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 7 a.m. (04/06/2015-06/29/2015)
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. Each episode features domestic and exotic pets and provides information regarding how each animal evolved to become a pet as well as the history and geographic origins of the pets. There are also interviews with professionals who not only provide advice about how to balance priorities, proper pet care, but also their own personal experience with the featured animal. The lessons regarding pets also can apply to children in their lives, perseverance, caring and seeking knowledge as they are encouraged to independently pursue more information and education regarding pets. Airs on "digital 1".
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 Mary Cantrall
Address 3131 N. University Street
City Peoria
State IL
Zip 61604
Telephone Number (309) 688-3131
Email Address mcantrall@wmbd.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. During the 2nd quarter of 2015, WYZZ aired in excess of 30 public service announcements. Topics include but were not limited to Initiative, Miscommunication,Directions, Manners,Dressing Lesson, Cooking Lesson, Biking Lesson, Body Language,Autism Awareness,Food Safety Education etc.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 7 a.m. (07/07/2015-09/29/2015)
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 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. Airs on "digital 1".
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays at 7 a.m. (07/01/2015-09/30/2015)
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific 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. Airs on "digital 1".
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 7 a.m. (07/06/2015-09/28/2015)
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 features domestic and exotic pets and provides information regarding how each animal evolved to become a pet as well as the history and geographic origins of the pets. There are also interviews with professionals who not only provide advice about how to balance priorities, proper pet care, but also their own personal experience with the featured animal. The lessons regarding pets also can apply to children in their lives, perseverance, caring and seeking knowledge as they are encouraged to independently pursue more information and education regarding pets. Airs on "digital 1".
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays at 7 a.m. (07/03/2015-09/25/2015)
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 shows the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize their goals in both life and the playing field are attainable with hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The program also provides in-depth, stories which reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Through these stories the viewer learns that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. Airs on "digital 1".
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays at 7 a.m. (07/02/2015-09/24/2015)
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. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Every week Jarod Miller travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, such as the need for speed or animal heroes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Airs on "digital 1".
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7 a.m. (07/04/2015-09/26/2015)
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 produces weekly educational features such as "College and You"(tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports for healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and avoiding internet predators. The program features weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates curiosity, develops learning and cognition, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of a teen's academic and educational experience. Airs on "digital 1".
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (Zuus)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8a.m., 8:30a.m. (07/04/2015-09/26/2015)
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. Follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli and Grammy winner, Jim Peterik as they work together to record an album. The viewer is taken behind the scenes to learn all of the parts necessary in the recording process. The show uses the music they create to address issues and concerns of children today while encouraging them to set goals, go for their dreams, and being good citizens. Airs on "digital 2".
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey and Eli too (Zuus)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7a.m., 7:30a.m., 9a.m., 9:30a.m.(07/04/2015-09/26/2015)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, and empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. Airs on "digital 2".
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30 a.m. (07/04/2015-09/26/2015)
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 by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. The 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? Airs on "digital 1".

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Peoria (WYZZ-TV) Licensee, Inc.


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