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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-170095
Submit Date:
07/06/2015
Call Sign:
WNCT-TV
Facility ID:
57838
City:
GREENVILLE
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2015
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

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Contact Representatives (0)

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Greenville-New Bern-Wash
Web Home Page Address WWW.WNCT.COM

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 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: 7.0
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 DOG WHISPERER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 830 - 9A 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
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 DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8 - 830A 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community.
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 DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9 - 930A 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
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 ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11 - 1130AM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. ALL IN, HOSTED BY LAILA ALI, SCOURS THE GLOBE TO TRACK DOWN COMPELLING STORIES, PROFILING INSPIRATIONAL PEOPLE, GROUNDBREAKING ACHIEVEMENTS AND EXTRAORDINARY LIFESTYLES. USING A MAGAZINE FORMAT, THE PROGRAM FOCUSES ON THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF INDIVIDUALS, WHO, WHETHER THROUGH SPORTS, CULTURE, TRAVEL OR ADVENTURE, FOLLOW THEIR DREAMS. THE PROGRAM ILLUSTRATES FOR VIEWERS IMPORTANT LIFE LESSONS: THE REWARDS OF DEVELOPING A PASSION FOR SOME SUBJECT OR DISCIPLINE, THE IMPORTANCE OF SETTING GOALS AND THE VALUE OF NOT GIVING UP. THE SHOW NOT ONLY EMCOURAGES A POSITIVE SENSE OF COMMITMENT TO ONE'S GOALS BUT ALSO THE IDEA THAT HARD WORK CAN ACHIEVE VERY POSITIVE RESULTS. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PRUPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 730 - 8A 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community.
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 HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8 - 830AM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION, HOSTED BY MO ROCCA, FEATURES THE CELEBRATION OF THE INVENTOR'S SPIRIT - FROM HISTORIC SCIENTIFIC PIONEERS THROUGHOUT PAST CNETURIES TO THE FORWARD-LOOKING VISIONARIES OF TODAY. EACH EPISODE TELLS THE DRAMATIC STORIES BEHIND THE WORLD'S GREATEST INVENTION, AND THE PERSEVERENCE, PASSION AND PRICE REQUIRED TO BRING THEM TO LIFE. THE PROGRAM INCLUDES SEGMENTS FOCUSING ON 'WHAT IF IT NEVER HAPPENED' AND THE 'INNOVATION BY ACCIDENT' AND HAS A STRONG FOCUS ON 'JUNIOR GENIUSES' WHO ARE CHANGING THE FACE OF TECHNOLOGY. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN HAS EDUCATION AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1230 - 1PM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. IT IS DURING THE ADOLESCENT YEARS THAT CAREER EXPLORATION, PLANNING, EDUCATION AND DECISION MAKING BEGINS. THERE IS NO QUESTION THAT A CAREER IN ONE OF THE MULTIMEDIA INDUSTIES IS AMONG THE MOST POPULAR CAREER CHOICES OF ADOLESCENTS. ALTHOUGH MANY FEEL THEIR CALLING IS FOR A MORE OBVIOUS "ON CAMERA" CAREER IN ACTING, THERE ARE ALSO A NUMBER OF "BEHIND THE SCREEN" PURSUITS THAT MAKE FOR FULFILLING CAREER CHOICES. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION (MIH:TE) WAS CREATED BY CONNECTION III ENTERTAINMENT CORP. TO PROVIDE CAREER INFORMATION AND ADVICE FROM TOP HOLLYWOOD PROFESSIONALS TO 13-16 YEAR OLD VIEWERS SO THEY CAN "EXPLORE AND LEARN ABOUT THE TECHNICAL, ARTISTIC, CREATIVE, BUSINESS, AND ADMINISTRATIVE CAREERS THAT ARE A PART OF THE MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION, MUSIC VIDEO, AND HOME ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES.
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 LIVE LIFE & WIN DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12 - 1230PM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. INSPIRATIONAL SEGMENTS AND TEEN SUCCESS STORIES OF CHARACTER AND PERSONAL DETERMINATION IN THE ARTS, SPORTS, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY. CONSIDER TOPICS SUCH AS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND JUSTICE, PERSEVERANCE, LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, VOLUNTEERISM, AND LIFE SKILLS SUCH AS THE IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE AND NUTRITION. THE GOALS OF THE SERIES ARE TO ENCOURAGE THE 13-16 YEAR OLD AUDIENCE TO: EXPLORE, DISCOVER, AND LEARN STRATEGIES TO ACHIEVE PERSONAL DREAMS; LEARN ABOUT THE PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES IMPORTANT FOR ACHIEVING DREAMS; EXPLORE VOLUNTEERISM AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD CHARACTER AND TO UNCOVER PERSONAL PASSIONS; AND GAIN KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE LIFE SKILLS NECESSARY TO LIVE LIFE & WIN.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1 - 130PM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ON THE SPOT SHOW USES AN ENTERTAINING ON THE STREET FORMAT TO TEST HOW WELL YOUNG PEOPLE KNOW THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THEIR OWN NATIONAL CURRICULUM. ON THE SPOT EXPLAINS THE ANSWER TO EACH QUESTION, THE PEDAGOGICAL APPROACH OF TESTING FIRST AND EXPLAINING THE ANSWER SECOND AND HAS BEEN SHOWN TO ENHANCE RETENTION AND UNDERSTANDING. THEN, ON THE SPOT CHALLENGES VIEWERS TO RECALL MIDDLE AND HIGH SCOOL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HISTORY, SCIENCE, MATH, ENGLISH, SECOND LANGUAGES, HEALTH, GEOGRAPHY, ART, MUSIC, AND TECHNOLOGY, AND THEN TEACHES THEM THE ANSWER. ANOUNG A FIELD OF NARROWLY-FOCUSED E/I PROGRAMS, ON THE SPOT STANDS OUT AS THE MOST SCHOLASTICALLY CHALLENGING AND INFORMATIONAL SHOW.
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 LUCKY DOG DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7 - 730AM 04/04/15 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL TRAINER BRANDON MCMILLAN OPERATES A TRAINING FACILITY KNOWN AS LUCKY DOG RANCH, WHERE HIS MISSION IS TO RESCUE HARD-TO-LOVE AND UNTRAINED DOGS AND FIND THEM HOMES. THE SHOW FOCUSES ON EXERCISING RESPONSIBILITY AND ON DEVELOPING A SENSE OF APPRECIATION FOR LIFE AND ANIMALS. LIFE LESSONS ARE AN INTERGRAL PART OF THE OVERARCHING THEME OF RESCUING THESE ANIMALS FROM DEATH AND PROVIDING A SECOND CHANCE FOR LIFE. FOLLOWING MCMILLAN'S INVESTIGATIONS INTO HOW TO RETRAIN THESE ANIMALS TO MAKE THEM WELCOME MEMBERS IN THE HOMES OF FAMILIES IS BOTH EDUCATIONAL AND INSPIRATIONAL - ENCOURAGING THIS DEMOGRAPHIC TO BECOME SENSITIVE TO OUR OWN AND OTHERS' BEHAVIOR AND TEACHING HOW WE AS INDIVIDUALS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1130A - 12P 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ROCK THE PARK taps into America's love affair with our national parks. Our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth. The series will inspire Americans to get on the road and remind viewers that the national parks are one of America's greatest national gifts to the world.
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 DOG WHISPERER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 930 - 10A 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title EXPEDITION WILD DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1030 - 11A 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert Casey Anderson knows animals up close. His adventures into the wilderness are a source of inspiration for viewers and an education about animal's natural habitats.
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 DOG WHISPERER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10 - 1030A 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
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 RECIPE REHAB DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 830 - 9AM 04/04 - 06/27/15
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. EACH WEEK, HOST EVETTE RIOS, RECENTLY A FIELD CORRESPONDENT AND ROVING REPORTER FOR "THE CHEW," HELPS AMERICAN FAMILIES MODIFY AND UPDATE A HIGH-CALORIE FAMILY RECIPE. FIRST, TWO CHEFS FACE OFF IN A HEAD-TO-HEAD COMPETITION TO GIVE THE RECIPES A NUTRITIOUS LOW-CALORIE TWIST. AFTER MAKING EACH REHABBED RECIPE IN ITS OWN KITCHEN, THE FAMILY CHOOSES ITS NEW FAVORITE. THIS RECIPE MAKEOVER CHALLENGE TEACHES VIEWERS ABOUT THE NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF DIFFERENT FOODS, PROMOTES THE USE OF HEALTHY, WHOLESOME INGREDIENTS, AND DEMONSTRATES THAT HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES CAN HAVE POSITIVE EFFECTS ON VIEWERS' QUALITY OF LIFE. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7 - 730A 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title ELIZABETH STATON'S GREAT BIG WORLD DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 130 - 2PM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS TEACHING GUIDE PROVIDES A FRAMEWORK DESIGNED TO EDUCATE AUDIENCES VIA ACTIVITIES AND LESSONS GENERATED FROM THE SUBJECT MATTER IN THE PROGRAM. THE ULTIMATE AIM IS TO HELP A YOUNG AUDIENCE GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD AROUND THEM THROUGH THE EXPLORATION OF VOLUNTEERISM, FRIENDSHIP, SOCIAL DYNAMICS, CULTURE, GEOGRAPHY, AND ADVENTURE IN A GIVEN DESTINATION. THROUGH THE USE OF ON-SITE STAND-UPS, VOICE OVER MONOLOGUES, SUBJECT INTERVIEWS, ENVIROMENTAL B-ROLL, VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES, AND ON-SITE SOCIAL INTERACTIONS WITH THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND CULTURES, THE SHOW PROVIDES AN EDUCATIONAL JOURNEY TO SIGNIFICANT DESTINATIONS AROUND THE WORLD.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title EXPEDITION WILD DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11 - 1130A 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert Casey Anderson knows animals up close. His adventures into the wilderness are a source of inspiration for viewers and an education about animal's natural habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 730 - 8AM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CHRONICLING THE ADVENTURES OF DR. CHRIS BROWN, DR. CHRIS PET VET ALLOWS VIEWERS A UNIQUE INSIGHT INTO THE LIFE OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S BUSIEST VETS AND THE ANIMALS THAT HE TREATS. FOR THOSE ANIMALS THAT REQUIRE SPECIALIST SERVICES, DR. CHRIS CALLS ON HIS GOOD FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE, DR. LISA CHIMES, WHO WORKS AT A SMALL ANIMAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL. THE SHOW USUALLY CONSISTS OF THREE SEGMENTS, FOLLOWING THE DOCTOR AS HE TREATS VARIOUS ANIMALS THAT ARE IN TROUBLE AND OFFERING THE VIEWER OPPORTUNITIES TO UNDERSTAND THE CHALLENGES A VETERINARIAN FACES DAILY. THE SERIES FORCUSES ON HOW THE DOCTOR INVESTIGATES THE INDIVIDUAL PROBLEM AND TRIES TO DEVELOP SOLUTIONS THAT ON THE SURFACE WOULD SEEM CONFOUNDING TO THE VIEWER. AS SUCH THE SHOW NOT ONLY OFFERS A VIEW INTO CAREERS IN AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR TAKING CARE OF PETS, BUT ALSO INTO PROBLEM SOLVING STRATEGIES AND BEHAVIORS. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMAING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1130AM - 12PM 04/04 - 6/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back." The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 3) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 630 - 7AM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. KIDS NEWS IS A WEEKLY PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND NEWS TO KIDS THAT IS COMPELLING AS WELL AS ENTERTAINING. THE FOCUS OF THIS PROGRAM IS YOUNG PEOPLE, LETTING THEM TELL THEIR STORIES IN THIER OWN WORDS. THE LARGE DIVERSE NEWS ANCHOR TEAM IS UNIQUE IN TELEVISION AND HAVE A GREAT APPEAL TO KIDS WHO IDENTIFY AND EMULATE THEM. THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROGRAM WILL SERVE TH AUDIENCE IN A WAY THAT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THEIR LIVES. IT WILL INSERT THE CLEAR VOICE OF THE KID INTO AN ADULT-DOMINATED MEDIA AND PROVIDE A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE TO THE NEWS.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 3) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: FRIDAY 330 - 4AM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. IN THIS PROGRAM, THE CAMERA FOLLOWS HANNA AS HE SPENDS TIME WITH THE PEOPLE THAT ARE KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT EACH HABITAT, TEACHING AS HE GOES. THE OBJECT OF THE PROGRAM IS TO REVEAL TO CHILDREN THE WORLD AROUND THEM IN A WAY THAT PRESENTS POSITIVE ROLE MODELS AND PRO-SOCIAL VALUES WITHIN AN ENVIROMNENTALLY RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSE. THIS HALF HOUR TELEVISION PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO MEET THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Program Title EXPLORATION WITH JARED MILLER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: FRIDAY 4 - 430AM 04/04 - 06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS HALF HOUR LIVE ACTION PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO MEET THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. EACH WEEK JARED LOOKS AT EXOTIC AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS FROM HIS OWN UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE. EVERY WEEK JARED TRAVELS TO ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS TO EXPLORE ANIMALS THAT FIT A PARTICULAR THEME WHETHER ITS THE NEED FOR SPEED OR ANIMALS HEREOS THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING AMAZING HAPPENING. FILLED WITH ENERGY, YOUTH AND HUMOR, JARED IS A WELCOME VISITOR IN LIVING ROOMS AROUND AMERICA ON A WEEKLY BASIS. IT IS THE MISSION OF THIS PROGRAM TO INSPIRE VIEWERS, CHILDREN AND ADULTS ALIKE, TO PRESERVE THE INNATE HUMAN INSTINCT TO EXPLORE. THE PRODUCERS DESIGN EACH EPISODE TO REVEAL TO CHILDREN THE WORLD AROUND THEM IN A WAY THAT IDENTIFIES POSITIVE ROLE MODELS AND PRO-SOCIAL VALUES WITHIN AN ENVIORNMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSE.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison LOI HAMM
Address 3221 SOUTH EVANS STREET
City GREENVILLE
State NC
Zip 27834
Telephone Number 252-355-8525
Email Address lhamm@wnct.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. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages 12 and under. In addition to the educational or informational programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that were not "educational or informational" programming: NONE. On or around June 12, 2009, the station transitioned to digital television. The station's responses to Questions 4, 7, and 10 reflect this termination of analog service.

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Program Title RECIPE REHAB DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 830 - 9A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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 EVETTE RIOS, RECENTLY A FIELD CORRESPONDENT AND ROVING REPORTER FOR "THE CHEW," HELPS AMERICAN FAMILIES MODIFY AND UPDATE A HIGH-CALORIE FAMILY RECIPE. FIRST, TWO CHEFS FACE OFF IN A HEAD-TO-HEAD COMPETITION TO GIVE THE RECIPES A NUTRITIOUS LOW-CALORIE TWIST. AFTER MAKING EACH REHABBED RECIPE IN ITS OWN KITCHEN, THE FAMILY CHOOSES ITS NEW FAVORITE. THIS RECIPE MAKEOVER CHALLENGE TEACHES VIEWERS ABOUT THE NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF DIFFERENT FOODS, PROMOTES THE USE OF HEALTHY, WHOLESOME INGREDIENTS, AND DEMONSTRATES THAT HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES CAN HAVE POSITIVE EFFECTS ON VIEWERS' QUALITY OF LIFE. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title ELIZABETH STATON'S GREAT BIG WORLD DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 130 - 2P 07/04 - 09/26/15
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 TEACHING GUIDE PROVIDES A FRAMEWORK DESIGNED TO EDUCATE AUDIENCES VIA ACTIVITIES AND LESSONS GENERATED FROM THE SUBJECT MATTER IN THE PROGRAM. THE ULTIMATE AIM IS TO HELP A YOUNG AUDIENCE GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD AROUND THEM THROUGH THE EXPLORATION OF VOLUNTEERISM, FRIENDSHIP, SOCIAL DYNAMICS, CULTURE, GEOGRAPHY, AND ADVENTURE IN A GIVEN DESTINATION. THROUGH THE USE OF ON-SITE STAND-UPS, VOICE OVER MONOLOGUES, SUBJECT INTERVIEWS, ENVIROMENTAL B-ROLL, VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES, AND ON-SITE SOCIAL INTERACTIONS WITH THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND CULTURES, THE SHOW PROVIDES AN EDUCATIONAL JOURNEY TO SIGNIFICANT DESTINATIONS AROUND THE WORLD.
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8 - 830A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title DR CHRIS PET VET DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 730 - 8A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. CHRONICLING THE ADVENTURES OF DR. CHRIS BROWN, DR. CHRIS PET VET ALLOWS VIEWERS A UNIQUE INSIGHT INTO THE LIFE OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S BUSIEST VETS AND THE ANIMALS THAT HE TREATS. FOR THOSE ANIMALS THAT REQUIRE SPECIALIST SERVICES, DR. CHRIS CALLS ON HIS GOOD FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE, DR. LISA CHIMES, WHO WORKS AT A SMALL ANIMAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL. THE SHOW USUALLY CONSISTS OF THREE SEGMENTS, FOLLOWING THE DOCTOR AS HE TREATS VARIOUS ANIMALS THAT ARE IN TROUBLE AND OFFERING THE VIEWER OPPORTUNITIES TO UNDERSTAND THE CHALLENGES A VETERINARIAN FACES DAILY. THE SERIES FORCUSES ON HOW THE DOCTOR INVESTIGATES THE INDIVIDUAL PROBLEM AND TRIES TO DEVELOP SOLUTIONS THAT ON THE SURFACE WOULD SEEM CONFOUNDING TO THE VIEWER. AS SUCH THE SHOW NOT ONLY OFFERS A VIEW INTO CAREERS IN AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR TAKING CARE OF PETS, BUT ALSO INTO PROBLEM SOLVING STRATEGIES AND BEHAVIORS. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMAING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
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Program Title EXPEDITION WILD DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1030 - 11AM 07/04 - 09/26/15
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 expert Casey Anderson knows animals up close. His adventures into the wilderness are a source of inspiration for viewers and an education about animal's natural habitats.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1130A - 12PM 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. ROCK THE PARK taps into America's love affair with our national parks. Our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth. The series will inspire Americans to get on the road and remind viewers that the national parks are one of America's greatest national gifts to the world.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11 - 1130AM 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. ALL IN, HOSTED BY LAILA ALI, SCOURS THE GLOBE TO TRACK DOWN COMPELLING STORIES, PROFILING INSPIRATIONAL PEOPLE, GROUNDBREAKING ACHIEVEMENTS AND EXTRAORDINARY LIFESTYLES. USING A MAGAZINE FORMAT, THE PROGRAM FOCUSES ON THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF INDIVIDUALS, WHO, WHETHER THROUGH SPORTS, CULTURE, TRAVEL OR ADVENTURE, FOLLOW THEIR DREAMS. THE PROGRAM ILLUSTRATES FOR VIEWERS IMPORTANT LIFE LESSONS: THE REWARDS OF DEVELOPING A PASSION FOR SOME SUBJECT OR DISCIPLINE, THE IMPORTANCE OF SETTING GOALS AND THE VALUE OF NOT GIVING UP. THE SHOW NOT ONLY EMCOURAGES A POSITIVE SENSE OF COMMITMENT TO ONE'S GOALS BUT ALSO THE IDEA THAT HARD WORK ACAN ACHIEVE VERY POSITIVE RESULTS. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PRUPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
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Program Title CALLING DR. POL DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 730 - 8A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community.
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 830 - 9A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. In DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title LIVE LIFE & WIN DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12 - 1230P 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. INSPIRATIONAL SEGMENTS AND TEEN SUCCESS STORIES OF CHARACTER AND PERSONAL DETERMINATION IN THE ARTS, SPORTS, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY. CONSIDER TOPICS SUCH AS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND JUSTICE, PERSEVERANCE, LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, VOLUNTEERISM, AND LIFE SKILLS SUCH AS THE IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE AND NUTRITION. THE GOALS OF THE SERIES ARE TO ENCOURAGE THE 13-16 YEAR OLD AUDIENCE TO: EXPLORE, DISCOVER, AND LEARN STRATEGIES TO ACHIEVE PERSONAL DREAMS; LEARN ABOUT THE PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES IMPORTANT FOR ACHIEVING DREAMS; EXPLORE VOLUNTEERISM AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD CHARACTER AND TO UNCOVER PERSONAL PASSIONS; AND GAIN KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE LIFE SKILLS NECESSARY TO LIVE LIFE & WIN.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title CALLING DR. POL DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7 - 730A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9 - 930A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. In DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title EXPEDITION WILD DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11 - 1130A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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 expert Casey Anderson knows animals up close. His adventures into the wilderness are a source of inspiration for viewers and an education about animal's natural habitats.
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Program Title Lucky Dog DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7 - 730A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. ANIMAL TRAINER BRANDON MCMILLAN OPERATES A TRAINING FACILITY KNOWN AS LUCKY DOG RANCH, WHERE HIS MISSION IS TO RESCUE HARD-TO-LOVE AND UNTRAINED DOGS AND FIND THEM HOMES. THE SHOW FOCUSES ON EXERCISING RESPONSIBILITY AND ON DEVELOPING A SENSE OF APPRECIATION FOR LIFE AND ANIMALS. LIFE LESSONS ARE AN INTERGRAL PART OF THE OVERARCHING THEME OF RESCUING THESE ANIMALS FROM DEATH AND PROVIDING A SECOND CHANCE FOR LIFE. FOLLOWING MCMILLAN'S INVESTIGATIONS INTO HOW TO RETRAIN THESE ANIMALS TO MAKE THEM WELCOME MEMBERS IN THE HOMES OF FAMILIES IS BOTH EDUCATIONAL AND INSPIRATIONAL - ENCOURAGING THIS DEMOGRAPHIC TO BECOME SENSITIVE TO OUR OWN AND OTHERS' BEHAVIOR AND TEACHING HOW WE AS INDIVIDUALS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
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Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8 - 830A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION, HOSTED BY MO ROCCA, FEATURES THE CELEBRATION OF THE INVENTOR'S SPIRIT - FROM HISTORIC SCIENTIFIC PIONEERS THROUGHOUT PAST CNETURIES TO THE FORWARD-LOOKING VISIONARIES OF TODAY. EACH EPISODE TELLS THE DRAMATIC STORIES BEHIND THE WORLD'S GREATEST INVENTION, AND THE PERSEVERENCE, PASSION AND PRICE REQUIRED TO BRING THEM TO LIFE. THE PROGRAM INCLUDES SEGMENTS FOCUSING ON 'WHAT IF IT NEVER HAPPENED' AND THE 'INNOVATION BY ACCIDENT' AND HAS A STRONG FOCUS ON 'JUNIOR GENIUSES' WHO ARE CHANGING THE FACE OF TECHNOLOGY. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN HAS EDUCATION AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
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Program Title DOG WHISPERER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 930 - 10A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. In DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
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Program Title DOG WHISPERER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10 - 1030A 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. In DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
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Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1130 - 12PM 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. GAME CHANGERS, HOSTED BY "INSIDER'S" KEVIN FRAZIER, HIGHLIGHTS PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES WHO USE THEIR NOTORIETY AND SUCCESS TO MAKE POSITIVE CHANGES IN THE LIVES OF PEOPLE IN NEED. THE PROGRAM OFFERS A VERY POSITIVE OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW SPORTS FIGURES IN ACTIVITIES THAT REFLECT THE IDEAS OF GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP AND CIVIC MINDEDNESS. PROFILED CELEBRITIES RANGE FROM PLAYERS WHO HAVE SET UP CHARITIES FOR YOUNGSTERS AROUND THE WORLD TO THOSE WHO HAVE PUT TOGETHER FOUNDATIONS THAT SUPPORT VARIOUS INITIATIVES IN THEIR OWN COMMUNITIES WHERE THEY WERE RAISED AS PART OF AN EFFORT TO "GIVE BACK." THE SHOW PROVIDES VALUABLE LESSONS ON THE TRUE MEANING OF SPORTSMANSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY TO SOCIETY OF THOSE WHO HAVE ACHIEVED GREAT SUCCESS. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
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Program Title ON THE SPOT DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1 - 130P 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. ON THE SPOT SHOW USES AN ENTERTAINING ON THE STREET FORMAT TO TEST HOW WELL YOUNG PEOPLE KNOW THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THEIR OWN NATIONAL CURRICULUM. ON THE SPOT EXPLAINS THE ANSWER TO EACH QUESTION, THE PEDAGOGICAL APPROACH OF TESTING FIRST AND EXPLAINING THE ANSWER SECOND AND HAS BEEN SHOWN TO ENHANCE RETENTION AND UNDERSTANDING. THEN, ON THE SPOT CHALLENGES VIEWERS TO RECALL MIDDLE AND HIGH SCOOL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HISTORY, SCIENCE, MATH, ENGLISH, SECOND LANGUAGES, HEALTH, GEOGRAPHY, ART, MUSIC, AND TECHNOLOGY, AND THEN TEACHES THEM THE ANSWER. ANOUNG A FIELD OF NARROWLY-FOCUSED E/I PROGRAMS, ON THE SPOT STANDS OUT AS THE MOST SCHOLASTICALLY CHALLENGING AND INFORMATIONAL SHOW.
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Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1230 - 1P 07/04 - 09/26/15
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. IT IS DURING THE ADOLESCENT YEARS THAT CAREER EXPLORATION, PLANNING, EDUCATION AND DECISION MAKING BEGINS. THERE IS NO QUESTION THAT A CAREER IN ONE OF THE MULTIMEDIA INDUSTIES IS AMONG THE MOST POPULAR CAREER CHOICES OF ADOLESCENTS. ALTHOUGH MANY FEEL THEIR CALLING IS FOR A MORE OBVIOUS "ON CAMERA" CAREER IN ACTING, THERE ARE ALSO A NUMBER OF "BEHIND THE SCREEN" PURSUITS THAT MAKE FOR FULFILLING CAREER CHOICES. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION (MIH:TE) WAS CREATED BY CONNECTION III ENTERTAINMENT CORP. TO PROVIDE CAREER INFORMATION AND ADVICE FROM TOP HOLLYWOOD PROFESSIONALS TO 13-16 YEAR OLD VIEWERS SO THEY CAN "EXPLORE AND LEARN ABOUT THE TECHNICAL, ARTISTIC, CREATIVE, BUSINESS, AND ADMINISTRATIVE CAREERS THAT ARE A PART OF THE MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION, MUSIC VIDEO, AND HOME ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES.

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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.

MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS, LLC


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