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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0022522981
File Number:
CPR-171284
Submit Date:
07/09/2015
Call Sign:
WEYI-TV
Facility ID:
72052
City:
SAGINAW
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2015
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 NBC
Nielsen DMA Flint-Saginaw-Bay City
Web Home Page Address www.minbcnews.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 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 11.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 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. 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 third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 7:00AM,7:30AM and 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Total times aired 37
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. 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 station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 8:30AM, 9:00AM, 9:30AM and 10:00AM
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 station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about a young boy, Tom, who enters the enchanted and magical kingdom of Treetopolis. He and his friends in Treetopolis invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom then calls upon viewers to do original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic, so he and his friends can resolve the challenge of the day. The dance moves also get the viewer to exercise. The educational messages of the program reinforce positive socio-emotional content and use examples to model what it means to be loyal to your friends, how to ask for help, do the right thing rather that what is convenient, make an effort to share rather than be selfish, and rely on teamwork to accomplish a goal. 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 Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 4/18 9:30AM
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 # Sat., 4/18
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 5/2 9:30AM
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 # Sat., 5/2
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 4/11 9:30AM
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 # Sat., 4/11
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 5/30 9:30AM
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 # Sat., 5/30
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled
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 # Sat., 6/6
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 4/4 9:30AM
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 # Sat., 4/4
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 4/25 9:30AM
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 # Sat., 4/25
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Pets.TV (A version)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 4/5 - 6/28 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program relates pets to viewers' lives and interests and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for and respect animals. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their own lives. 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 20) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 4/5 - 6/28 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. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program aired on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon - Fri., 4/1 - 6/30 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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 program revolves around everyday lives of teenagers, focusing on teen activities. It is designed to entertain its core audience while informing and educating them about issues that arise at school and at home. Some of the issues covered are social and emotional challenges, forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, as well as ethical and moral choices. The program's objective is to demonstrate models of behavior for teens, allowing them to consider choices they may face, to witness the potential outcomes of those choices, and to gain positive tools to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through this program, the viewer joins Chica for play dates that will take them under the sea, rocketing into space and time traveling back to caveman days. Set in a colorful, quirky shop with every kind of costume, accessory and prop imaginable, through animation, live action and lots of surprises, The Chicha Show teaches preschoolers about the world around them today and in history. 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 The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 6/6 7:30AM
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 # Sat., 6/6
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 12:00PM
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 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. Host Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them while identifying positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Each episode also features a "Did you know?" segment that shares information viewers can use in their own backyards. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores connections in history which affect pop culture and our lives today. Using a unique flowchart style, the program draws surprising connections between such subjects such as what do Justin Bieber and Cleopatra have in common, or what connection did John Wilkes Booth have to Abraham Lincoln, or what do cavemen have to do with pancakes. Through these comparisons, the program introduces the viewer to American history, Greek mythology, and architecture, as well as fashion and pop culture, and inspires the viewer to learn more about the subjects. This program aired on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 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. This program is an exciting and entertaining series which takes viewers on location to explore the magnificent and immense world of Africa's animals. Ushaka, a young South African host, takes the viewer from the brushlands of the Savanna to the great Okavango, and from the greatest game reserves to the most remote beaches of Madagascar, and more. The viewer will see everything from rare African birds to "creepy crawlers", to animal babies interacting with their mothers and siblings. The viewer will learn about life science as well as biological facts, which will educate the viewer about the natural activities of a species as well as its environment, the need for wildlife conservation, and how to better support the protection of endangered species. This program aired on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based on the books by Lara Jones and emphasizes the use of imagination and creative thinking for the viewers. In each episode, Lara reads a story to her cat, Poppy. As the story unfolds, they enter an exciting adventure which takes them to distant lands reached by boat, plane or train. Poppy Cat and his animal friends are always nice while ignoring the antics of the resident bully. The lesson in the story is to think creatively and exercise your mind through reading. 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 Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled
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 # Sat., 6/6
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 5/30 9:00AM
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 # Sat., 5/30
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 11:00AM
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. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as the anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world, merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. This program aired on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 4/5 - 6/28 10:00AM
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 third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 4/5 - 6/28 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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 at 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 locally. 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 Wild About Animals
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 5/23 1:00PM
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 # Sun., 5/24 #137
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is anchored by Sportacus, a fit and agile hero, whose "kryptonite" is sugar, which makes him instantly lethargic. Sportacus and the program's cast of child characters are challenged in each episode with an issue or dilemma, and are opposed in their attempts to complete their mission by Robbie Rotten, who seeks to return LazyTown to its former lazy ways. The program seeks to impart to preschool and early school-aged children the importance of healthy living, and to help them understand the value of developing sound eating and physical exercise habits, while also providing them positive messages about friendship, empathy, self-respect, truthfulness and other age-appropriate life lessons. 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 Lazytown
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 6/6 8:00AM
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 # Sat., 6/6
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 10:30AM and 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places. Through this program, viewers will have a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of adventures, such as paddling the Grand Canyon, skiing with wolverines in British Columbia, observing mountain lions in Montana, staking out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigating a raven's nest, observing polar bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climbing rugged extremes in pursuit of Maine's black bears. These adventures will bring the viewer a rare experience with endangered species - some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystem they call home. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
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 Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled
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 # Sat., 4/18 10:30AM
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled
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 # Sat., 4/18 11:00AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 - 6/27 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
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 Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled
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 # Sat., 4/18
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/7 - 6/27 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This pre-school series is about science and the process of scientific inquiry that leads to scientific knowledge. The program follows the adventures of Luna, an inquisitive six-year-old girl, who is a science enthusiast. Luna, along with little brother Jupiter and her pet ferret, Clive, views the earth as a giant laboratory. She is constantly searching to learn more about what things are, and why and how scientific actions take place. 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 Earth to Luna!
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 6/6 8:30AM
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 # Sat., 6/6
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 4/4 -6/27 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the books of the same name, this interplanetary television series follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station. Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet are the best of friends. Under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus, the Astroblast crew learns to accept differences, help one another solve problems, make new friends, and discover that getting along and working together is always the best way to achieve a goal. 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 Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 6/6 7:00AM
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 # Sat., 6/6
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Pam Bishop
Address 2225 W Willard Road
City Clio
State MI
Zip 48420
Telephone Number 810-687-1000 ext. 204
Email Address pbishop@hstirkholdings.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. WEYI and NBC Television Network provided specific public service announcements targeted toward the needs of children in our community. NBC continues its series "The More You Know" announcements featuring important messages to prevent Global Warming and Violence, and to promote Self-esteem, Internet Safety, Environment, Nutrition, Diversity, Reading, and Physical Activity. "The More You Know's" comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) provides in-depth referral information, in connection with the on-air public service announcements, a general campaign overview, message boards, press releases, kids' pages and referral information by topic to partnering agencies referenced in the PSAs. The site includes a comprehensive list of the campaign's accolades, including Emmy and Peabody Awards. In addition, a behind-the-scenes story with clips from talent interviews can be viewed.

Other Matters (21)

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 8:30AM, 9:00AM, 9:30AM and 10:00AM
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. On 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 station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 10:00AM
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 explores connections in history which affect pop culture and our lives today. Using a unique flowchart style, the program draws surprising connections between such subjects such as what do Justin Bieber and Cleopatra have in common, or what connection did John Wilkes Booth have to Abraham Lincoln, or what do cavemen have to do with pancakes. Through these comparisons, the program introduces the viewer to American history, Greek mythology, and architecture, as well as fashion and pop culture, and inspires the viewer to learn more about the subjects. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places. Through this program, viewers will have a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of adventures, such as paddling the Grand Canyon, skiing with wolverines in British Columbia, observing mountain lions in Montana, staking out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigating a raven's nest, observing polar bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climbing rugged extremes in pursuit of Maine's black bears. These adventures will bring the viewer a rare experience with endangered species - some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystem they call home. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This pre-school series is about science and the process of scientific inquiry that leads to scientific knowledge. The program follows the adventures of Luna, an inquisitive six-year-old girl, who is a science enthusiast. Luna, along with little brother Jupiter and her pet ferret, Clive, views the earth as a giant laboratory. She is constantly searching to learn more about what things are, and why and how scientific actions take place. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 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. 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 third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 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. 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 station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 7/5 - 9/27 10:00AM
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 third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet & Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chronicles the animated adventures of three best friends: Ruff-Ruff, an instinctive pup; Tweet a cautious bird; and Dave, an imaginative panda. During each episode the program asks questions and children engage with the program by deciding which of the characters offers the correct answer or solution. The program encourages children to learn to make their own decisions. Episode examples include answering questions about: words that describe opposite states and actions; how to plant a seed and help it grow; and, searching for the biggest number during a visit to Number Land. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based on the books by Lara Jones and emphasizes the use of imagination and creative thinking for the viewers. In each episode, Lara reads a story to her cat, Poppy. As the story unfolds, they enter an exciting adventure which takes them to distant lands reached by boat, plane or train. Poppy Cat and his animal friends are always nice while ignoring the antics of the resident bully. The lesson in the story is to think creatively and exercise your mind through reading. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon - Fri., 7/1 - 8/28 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 43
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 program revolves around everyday lives of teenagers, focusing on teen activities. It is designed to entertain its core audience while informing and educating them about issues that arise at school and at home. Some of the issues covered are social and emotional challenges, forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, as well as ethical and moral choices. The program's objective is to demonstrate models of behavior for teens, allowing them to consider choices they may face, to witness the potential outcomes of those choices, and to gain positive tools to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 7/5 - 9/27 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. 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 station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 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. This program is an exciting and entertaining series which takes viewers on location to explore the magnificent and immense world of Africa's animals. Ushaka, a young South African host, takes the viewer from the brushlands of the Savanna to the great Okavango, and from the greatest game reserves to the most remote beaches of Madagascar, and more. The viewer will see everything from rare African birds to "creepy crawlers", to animal babies interacting with their mothers and siblings. The viewer will learn about life science as well as biological facts, which will educate the viewer about the natural activities of a species as well as its environment, the need for wildlife conservation, and how to better support the protection of endangered species. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 7/5 - 9/27 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. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 12:00PM
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. Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to the viewers the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Also, each episode features a "Did you know?" segment, that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is anchored by Sportacus, a fit and agile hero, whose "kryptonite" is sugar, which makes him instantly lethargic. Sportacus and the program's cast of child characters are challenged in each episode with an issue or dilemma, and are opposed in their attempts to complete their mission by Robbie Rotten, who seeks to return LazyTown to its former lazy ways. The program seeks to impart to preschool and early school-aged children the importance of healthy living, and to help them understand the value of developing sound eating and physical exercise habits, while also providing them positive messages about friendship, empathy, self-respect, truthfulness and other age-appropriate life lessons. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Pets.TV (A version)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 7/5 - 9/27 7:00AM
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 relates pets to viewers' lives and interests, and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for, and respect animals. Pets from the "everyday" to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets, and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance that children can apply to their own lives. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about a young boy, Tom, who enters the enchanted and magical kingdom of Treetopolis. He and his friends in Treetopolis invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom then calls upon viewers to do original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic, so he and his friends can resolve the challenge of the day. The dance moves also get the viewer to exercise. The educational messages of the program reinforce positive socio-emotional content and use examples to model what it means to be loyal to your friends, how to ask for help, do the right thing rather that what is convenient, make an effort to share rather than be selfish, and rely on teamwork to accomplish a goal. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 7:00AM, 7:30AM and 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 11:00AM
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. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 7/4 - 9/26 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the books of the same name, this interplanetary television series follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station. Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet are the best of friends. Under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus, the Astroblast crew learns to accept differences, help one another solve problems, make new friends, and discover that getting along and working together is always the best way to achieve a goal. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.

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