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

FRN:
0015021157
File Number:
CPR-177367
Submit Date:
01/07/2016
Call Sign:
WBUI
Facility ID:
16363
City:
DECATUR
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/07/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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 CW
Nielsen DMA Champaign-Spgfld-Decatur
Web Home Page Address www.cw23tv.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 6.5
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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am, 9am, 9:30am, and 10am (10/3/15-12/26/15)
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. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. (This program aired on the main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am and 10:30am (10/4/15-12/27/15)
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am and 11:30am (10/4/15-12/27/15)
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. The educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am and 7:30am (10/3/15-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. (This program aired on the main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10a (10/4/15-12/27/15)
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 is 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 in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. (This program aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (103/15-12/26/15)
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. This program focuses on the rescue of animal shelters and pets in need across America. With the help of local community members, the program helps transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children will learn about the need for pet adoption throughout the United States, providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle, and will demonstrate the proper care of pets. (This program aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am and 9:30am (10/4/15-12/27/15)
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 spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12p (10/4/15-12/27/15)
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. (This program aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (10/3/15-12/26/15)
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 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. Dog town follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are each rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dogtown facility. Viewers learn the proper treatment of animals, volunteerism and social responsibility. Episode examples include rescuing dogs from a puppy mill, and the staff launching a new program to turn shelter dogs into search and rescue dogs.(This program aired on the main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Life Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30p (10/4/15-12/27/15)
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 with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. (This program aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (10/3/15-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a team of business leaders teaches basic but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched helps teens develop confidence and business savvy and brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams. (This program aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/15 @ 7 a.m.
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 # 10/17/15/103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 11/1/15 @ 7 a.m.
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 # 10/31/15/105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 11/15/15 @ 7 a.m.
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 # 11/14/15/107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 11/22/15 @ 7 a.m.
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 # 11/21/15/108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 11/8/15 @ 7 a.m.
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 # 11/7/15/106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/3/15/101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 10/25/15 @ 7 a.m.
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 # 10/24/15/104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 11/29/15 @ 7 a.m.
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 # 11/28/15/101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 10/11/15 @ 7 a.m.
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 # 10/10/15/102
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30a (10/4/15-12/27/15)
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. This program 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. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. (This program aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Dream Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a (10/3/15-10/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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 floating classroom. The captain and crew take children on an interactive learning voyage. In each episode, children may learn about the world's oceans, marine life, ecology and careers in science. (This program aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled 11/29/15 @ 7:30 a.m.
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 # 11/28/15/104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled 10/25/15 @ 7:30 a.m.
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 # 10/24/15/104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/3/15/101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/17/15/103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled 11/15/15 @ 7:30 a.m.
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 # 11/14/15/107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled 11/1/15 @ 7:30 a.m.
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 # 10/31/15/105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled 10/11/15 @ 7:30 a.m.
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 # 10/10/15/102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled 11/22/15 @ 7:30 a.m.
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 # 11/21/15/108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled 11/8/15 @ 7:30 a.m.
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 # 11/7/15/106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 4) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 10/18/15 @ 7:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 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. This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, and business people, from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists, who 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 aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 4) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 10/4/15 @ 7:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 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. This program 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. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. (This program aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 4) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 12p (10/3/15-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 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. 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. (This program aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 4) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 10/4/15 @ 7 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 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. This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, and business people, from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists, who 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 aired on the main digital stream.)
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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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 Chrissy Bradley
Address 2680 E. Cook Street
City Springfield
State IL
Zip 62703
Telephone Number 217-523-8855
Email Address cdbradley@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. We air PSA's about adoption, autism, mentoring, texting and driving, bullying prevention, and recycling, safe firearms storage, and health insurance, pathways to employment, influenza, and learning and attention issues.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am (1/3/16-3/27/16)
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 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. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities.(This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (1/2/16-3/26/16)
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 focuses on the rescue of animal shelters and pets in need across America. With the help of local community members, the program helps transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children will learn about the need for pet adoption throughout the United States, providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle, and will demonstrate the proper care of pets. (This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Dream Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (1/2/16-3/26/16)
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 is a floating classroom. The captain and crew take children on an interactive learning voyage. In each episode, children may learn about the world's oceans, marine life, ecology and careers in science.(This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (1/2/16-3/26/16)
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 how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a team of business leaders teaches basic but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched helps teens develop confidence and business savvy and brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams.(This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am and 10:30am (1/3/16-3/27/16)
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream.)
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (1/2/16-3/26/16)
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. Dog town follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are each rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dogtown facility. Viewers learn the proper treatment of animals, volunteerism and social responsibility. Episode examples include rescuing dogs from a puppy mill, and the staff launching a new program to turn shelter dogs into search and rescue dogs. (This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am and 7:30am (1/2/16-3/26/16)
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock.(This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm (1/3/16-3/27/16)
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 with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. (This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (1/3/16-3/27/16)
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 is 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 in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species.(This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am and 9:30am (1/3/16-3/27/16)
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 spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream.)
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm (1/2/16-3/26/16)
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 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.(This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12pm (1/3/16-3/27/16)
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 that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. (This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am, 9am, 9:30am and 10am (1/2/16-3/26/16)
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. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. (This program will air on the main digital stream.)
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am and 11:30am (1/3/16-3/27/16)
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. The educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream.)

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