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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-164359
Submit Date:
01/09/2015
Call Sign:
WCIX
Facility ID:
42116
City:
SPRINGFIELD
State:
IL
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 MyNetworkTV
Nielsen DMA Champaign-Spgfld-Decatur
Web Home Page Address www.illinoishomepage.net

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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
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 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 series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to an amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geographer and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to the conservation efforts worldwide. The episodic content will certainly further the educational information needs of children 13-16.
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 JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
List date and time rescheduled 12/28/14 11:00 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/27/14/#421
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
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. Made In Hollywood Teen Edition provides its target age groups of 13-16 with behind the scene background and techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. The content is to provide young people, growing and developing in urban and suburban Americans, a chance to see the richness and creativity it takes to be successful in film making performing, music and cinema arts.
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 MADE IN HOLLYWOOD TEEN EDITION
List date and time rescheduled 12/28/14 10:00 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/27/14/#S9-E10
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Real Life jobs and careers are explored in a energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories off a vital inside look at what it would be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
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 REAL LIFE 101
List date and time rescheduled 11/30/14 9:00 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 11/29/14/#223
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program REAL LIFE 101
List date and time rescheduled 12/28/14 11:30 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/27/14/#421
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
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. Animal Rescue showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescue.
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 ANIMAL RESCUE
List date and time rescheduled 12/28/14 10:30 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/27/14/#A-797
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
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. Aqua Kids provides CORE Programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, it's tributaries, estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present to future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the roll they play now, and for generations into the future biggest ecosystem on earth and the oceans. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and educators. Aqua Kids encourage children to take an active role in protecting the future of their communities and the world.
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 AQUA KIDS
List date and time rescheduled 11/30/14 9:30 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-11-29
Episode # 11/29/14 #AK-2014-09
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title BIZ KID$
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 a.m.
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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16 years old. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
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)? No
Name of children's programming liaison Coby Cooper
Address 509 S. Neil Street
City Champaign
State IL
Zip 61820
Telephone Number 217-373-3604
Email Address ccooper@wcia.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.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
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 Rescue showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescue
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
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 series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to an amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geographer and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to the conservation efforts worldwide. The episodic content will certainly further the educational information needs of children 13-16.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
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. Made In Hollywood Teen Edition provides its target age groups of 13-16 with behind the scene background and techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. The content is to provide young people, growing and developing in urban and suburban Americans, a chance to see the richness and creativity it takes to be successful in film making performing, music and cinema arts.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
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. Real Life jobs and careers are explored in a energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories off a vital inside look at what it would be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 a.m.
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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16 years old. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
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. Aqua Kids provides CORE Programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, it's tributaries, estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present to future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the roll they play now, and for generations into the future biggest ecosystem on earth and the oceans. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and educators. Aqua Kids encourage children to take an active role in protecting the future of their communities and the world.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.


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