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January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0022491450
File Number:
CPR-164196
Submit Date:
01/09/2015
Call Sign:
WACH
Facility ID:
19199
City:
COLUMBIA
State:
SC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2014

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Columbia SC
Web Home Page Address www.wach.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title TEEN KID NEWS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:00AM (10/04-12/27/14)
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 weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:00AM (10/04-12/27/14)
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 strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:30AM (10/04-12/27/14)
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 her/him stand against those influences which could hurt him/her or others. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7:00AM (10/04-12/27/14)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau), brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcances. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 10am & 10:30am (10/03/14 - 12/26/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected and the viewer is taken "on the job" to understand why the professionals love what they do and they even may learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title NATURE ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 11:30am (10/03/14 - 12/26/14)
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. Wildlife experts Todd Magnuson and Terri Lawrenz host this Emmy-nominated television program that showcases the beauty and wonder of the great outdoors. Todd and Terri's mission is to teach children and viewers of all ages about nature, conservation, and wildlife in a fun, light-hearted manner. Viewers are encouraged to be themselves and to have fun in whatever they are doing. The hosts want to bring families together in the great outdoors to create lasting memories, and to ensure that future generations will continue to learn, understand, and appreciate the value of nature. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7:30AM (10/04-12/27/14)
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 Emily Calandrelli takes incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30AM (10/04-12/27/14)
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 animal series takes a uniquely scientific approach to animal behavior studies. The program goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever about these amazing creatures. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title PASSPORT TO EXPLORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 11:00am (10/03/14 - 12/26/14)
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 takes the viewer along with Lexi and Leonard as they travel to engaging and kid friendly locations. The hosts along with a rotating cast of characters,friends and guests bring their travel experiences to the screen focusing on local culture, history and entertainment. Through a variety of hands-on adventure, expert interviews and cartoon animation, each episode takes the viewer to a new exciting locals to explore the best of what the world has to offer. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 12PM & 12:30PM (10/03/14 - 12/26/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This progarm explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans to develop an understanding and let the viewer know that we are key in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population; such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic and toxic waste in our waterways destroying the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Brenda Holloway
Address 1400 Pickens Street
City Columbia
State SC
Zip 29201
Telephone Number 803-252-5757
Email Address bholloway@wach.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. During the fourth quarter, WACH coordinates with SC DSS, Waiting Child WACH which is produced by our news department and features a child in need who is waiting to be adopted by a family. Teens to WACH is also produce by our news department, we chose a teen every month that is drug free, academically gifted and have worked hard to ensure they have a bright future. Weather School is where the WACH FOX weather team goes to local elementary and middle schools to read and educate the students in meterology. WACH also provides tours for day camps, boy scouts, cub scouts, church youth groups to educate them on broadcasting. Our Annual Share Your Holiday food drive was held this year on Thursday, December 4th collecting over 1.3 million pounds of food for the Harvest Hope Food Bank.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:30AM (01/03/15-03/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features 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 her/him stand against those influences which could hurt him/her or others. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30AM (01/03/15-03/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animal series takes a uniquely scientific approach to animal behavior studies. The program goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever about these amazing creatures. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 12PM & 12:30PM (01/02/15-03/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This progarm explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans to develop an understanding and let the viewer know that we are key in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population; such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic and toxic waste in our waterways destroying the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title NATURE ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 11:30am (01/02/15-03/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife experts Todd Magnuson and Terri Lawrenz host this Emmy-nominated television program that showcases the beauty and wonder of the great outdoors. Todd and Terri's mission is to teach children and viewers of all ages about nature, conservation, and wildlife in a fun, light-hearted manner. Viewers are encouraged to be themselves and to have fun in whatever they are doing. The hosts want to bring families together in the great outdoors to create lasting memories, and to ensure that future generations will continue to learn, understand, and appreciate the value of nature. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7:00AM (01/03/15-03/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau), brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcances. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 10am & 10:30am (01/02/15-03/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected and the viewer is taken "on the job" to understand why the professionals love what they do and they even may learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title PASSPORT TO EXPLORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 11:00am (01/02/15-03/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes the viewer along with Lexi and Leonard as they travel to engaging and kid friendly locations. The hosts along with a rotating cast of characters,friends and guests bring their travel experiences to the screen focusing on local culture, history and entertainment. Through a variety of hands-on adventure, expert interviews and cartoon animation, each episode takes the viewer to a new exciting locals to explore the best of what the world has to offer. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7:30AM (01/03/15-03/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:00AM (01/03/15-03/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title TEEN KID NEWS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:00AM (01/03/15-03/28/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.

Certification

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

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

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

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.

WACH Licensee LLC


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