Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

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

FRN:
0015347529
File Number:
CPR-157334
Submit Date:
07/09/2014
Call Sign:
WDEF-TV
Facility ID:
54385
City:
CHATTANOOGA
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2014

General Information

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

Applicant Information

Back to Top

Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

Back to Top
Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

Back to Top
Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Chattanooga
Web Home Page Address www.wdef.com

Digital Core Programming

Back to Top
Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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(12)

Back to Top
Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS, AIRED ONLY ON OUR SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is an award winning television news show for kids. It highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things helping to make the world a better place. Additionally, the TKN reporters examine everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. First of two back to back episodes which airs weekly.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title CULTURE CLICK, AIRED ONLY ON OUR SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Culture Click is a half hour series that explores the genesis of and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our every day lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each week with a list of what's trending on the web that week, which serves as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the culture that shapes us. Culture Click is a highly interactive journey that evokes curiosity about our world. The series is designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. This program meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ALL IN, hosted by Laila Ali, scours the globe to track down compelling stories, profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Using a magazine format, the program focuses on the achievements of individuals, who, whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, follow their dreams. The program illustrates for viewers important life lessons: the rewards of developing a passion for some subject or discipline, the importance of setting goals and the value of not giving up. The show not only encourages a positive sense of commitment to one's goals but also the idea that hard work can achieve very positive results. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS, AIRED ONLY ON OUR SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11am
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. On Animal Atlas, viewers are able to travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. They learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptions that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, they meet them face to face. Just spin the globe, anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This is the first of 2 back to back episodes airing weekly.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title JAMIE OLIVER'S 15 MINUTE MEALS, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9am
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. Best known for his Emmy Award-winning television program, "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," Oliver is one of the world's favorite celebrity chefs who aspires to teach the world to cook. Oliver's core belief is that simply cooking for oneself using fresh ingredients is the easiest way to maintain a balanced diet, and to this goal, he has perfected a delicious collection of healthy recipes that can be prepared in 15 minutes. The show encourages young viewers to replicate the recipes and to develop healthy lifestyles through healthy cooking. The program also fosters viewers' appreciation for different kinds of foods and cultures from around the world. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.01
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am-12pm
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
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. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by "omg! Insider's" Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back." The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title RECIPE REHAB, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Evette Rios, recently a field correspondent and roving reporter for "The Chew," helps American families modify and update a high-calorie family recipe. First, two chefs face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a nutritious low-calorie twist. After making each rehabbed recipe in its own kitchen, the family chooses its new favorite. This recipe makeover challenge teaches viewers about the nutritional value of different foods, promotes the use of healthy, wholesome ingredients, and demonstrates that healthy food choices can have positive effects on viewers' quality of life. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS, AIRED ONLY ON OUR SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas, viewers are able to travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. They learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptions that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, they meet them face to face. Just spin the globe, anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This is the second of 2 back to back episodes airing weekly.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title SAFARI TRACKS, AIRED ONLY ON OUR SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am-12pm
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. Safari Tracks focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, in their natural habitat. Each week explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the Savanna to the great Dkavango Delta and beyond. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET, AIRED ONLY ON MAIN PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8am
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS, AIRED ONLY ON OUR SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11am
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. Teen Kids News is an award winning television news show for kids. It highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things helping to make the world a better place. Additionally, the TKN reporters examine everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. second of two back to back episodes which airs weekly.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

Back to Top

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

Back to Top

Liaison Contact

Back to Top
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 Doris Ellis
Address %WDEF, 3300 Broad Street
City Chattanooga
State TN
Zip 37408
Telephone Number 423/785-1200
Email Address dellis@wdef.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. WDEF aired PSAs which were of benefit to the youth during the 2nd quarter of 2014. A complete listing of the PSAs which aired on 12.1 and 12.2 during this quarter can be found in our public file. The station sponsored several programs which engaged children and one such program is the Golden Apple Program. WDEF News Anchor Joe Legge through on air announcements, solicited students with the permission of their parents to nominate a teacher who has had a positive impact on their life. A teacher was then chosen by a panel of judges based on the students comments and then highlighted along with the nominating student on Tuesdays Newscast at 6. An example of a Golden Apple winner was Diane Hitchcock from Snow Hill Elementary who was nominated because of her approach to teaching. She uses puppets to make the children feel comfortable and has creative ways to help her students learn. Diane went on to become our 2014 Golden Apple Teacher of the Year and was honored at the Golden Apple Banquet held for all of the nominees. Another initiative sponsored by the station was a news segment called What's Right with Our Schools. WDEF News Anchor John Mercer featured a segment each Monday during the 6pm newscast highlighting educators, students, individuals or community groups which worked with the students and schools in an extraordinary manner and who went above and beyond the norm in helping to educate children through life lessons. An example of this was students from Chattanooga School for Arts and Sciences who decided to try to help prevent injuries in children. They partnered with Erlanger Children's Hospital and the teen artists painted a mural across the street from the Children's Hospital Emergency Room with themes of injury prevention and safety. The teens feel as if the younger children look up to them for guidance and they wanted to do something to inspire kids to be more careful. WDEF also sponsored our Weather in the Classroom initiative. Meteorologists visited classrooms to make a presentation to students on determining weather patterns and on being prepared for dangerous weather situations. We did weather presentations to children in the classrooms at several schools which included West Fannin Elementary, Dade County Middle School, Spring Creek Elementary and also the public library. Our Chief Meteorologist, Patrick Core has a program we call Kidcasters where local parents can go to our website and tell why their child would like to be a kidcaster. After a child is selected, they, along with their family members, get to come to the station and be present in the studio during the 6PM news broadcast. Afterwards, the student gets to do a taped weather report. They introduce themselves and tell what school they attend and then talk about the next days weather and rate it from an A to a C based on what kind of day they think it will be. They then get to shout out to family members or school mates. The segment is then played on our 11PM news that night and again the next morning on our morning news. Each child received a personalized Kidcaster certificate and a DVD of their on air kidcaster weather report. This quarter we had kidcasters from the following schools. Clifton Hills Elementary, Ooltewah Middle School, Wallace A Smith Elementary, Orchard Knob Elementary, City Park Elementary, Daisy Elementary and Rossville Middle School.

Other Matters (12)

Back to Top
Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS, WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11am
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. On Animal Atlas, viewers are able to travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. They learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptions that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, they meet them face to face. Just spin the globe, anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children 13-16 and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This is the first episode of back to back episodes airing weekly.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am-12pm
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. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by "omg! Insider's" Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back." The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS, WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is an award winning television news show for kids. It highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things helping to make the world a better place. Additionally, the TKN reporters examine everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children 13-16 and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. It is first of two back to back episodes which airs weekly.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title SAFARI TRACKS, WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30am-12pm
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. Safari Tracks focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, in their natural habitat. Each week explore the African Continent, from the Brush Lands of the Savanna to the great Dkavango Delta and beyond. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children 13-16 and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title CULTURE CLICK, WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Culture Click is a half hour series that explores the genesis of and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our every day lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each week with a list of what's trending on the web that week, which serves as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the culture that shapes us. Culture Click is a highly interactive journey that evokes curiosity about our world. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children 13-16 and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS, WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas, viewers are able to travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. They learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptions that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, they meet them face to face. Just spin the globe, anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children 13-16 and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. This is the second episode of back to back episodes airing weekly.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title JAMIE OLIVER'S 15 MINUTE MEALS, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Best known for his Emmy Award-winning television program, "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," Oliver is one of the world's favorite celebrity chefs who aspires to teach the world to cook. Oliver's core belief is that simply cooking for oneself using fresh ingredients is the easiest way to maintain a balanced diet, and to this goal, he has perfected a delicious collection of healthy recipes that can be prepared in 15 minutes. The show encourages young viewers to replicate the recipes and to develop healthy lifestyles through healthy cooking. The program also fosters viewers' appreciation for different kinds of foods and cultures from around the world. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ALL IN, hosted by Laila Ali, scours the globe to track down compelling stories, profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Using a magazine format, the program focuses on the achievements of individuals, who, whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, follow their dreams. The program illustrates for viewers important life lessons: the rewards of developing a passion for some subject or discipline, the importance of setting goals and the value of not giving up. The show not only encourages a positive sense of commitment to one's goals but also the idea that hard work can achieve very positive results. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title RECIPE REHAB, WILL AIR ONLY ON MAIN DIGITAL PRGRAM CHANNEL ON 12.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Evette Rios, recently a field correspondent and roving reporter for "The Chew," helps American families modify and update a high-calorie family recipe. First, two chefs face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a nutritious low-calorie twist. After making each rehabbed recipe in its own kitchen, the family chooses its new favorite. This recipe makeover challenge teaches viewers about the nutritional value of different foods, promotes the use of healthy, wholesome ingredients, and demonstrates that healthy food choices can have positive effects on viewers' quality of life. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS, WILL AIR ONLY ON SECOND DIGITAL PROGRAM CHANNEL 12.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30am-11am
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. Teen Kids News is an award winning television news show for kids. It highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things helping to make the world a better place. Additionally, the TKN reporters examine everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world. The program serves a significant purpose of informing and educating children 13-16 and meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. It is second of two back to back episodes which airs weekly.

Certification

Back to Top
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.

WDEF-TV, INC


Attachments

No Attachments.