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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-140083
Submit Date:
04/05/2013
Call Sign:
WSYR-TV
Facility ID:
73113
City:
SYRACUSE
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/05/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2013

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 ABC
Nielsen DMA Syracuse
Web Home Page Address www.9wsyr.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: 4.0
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventure
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 8 - 8:30 am
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program presents stories and drawings by elementary students brought to life by a cast of improv actors. It encourages children to be enthusiastic about reading and writing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 7 - 7:30 am
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. A weekly series focusing on pets, wildlife, animal heroes and animals in the news. The series teaches children about the environment and the creatures with which they share the planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11 - 11:30 am
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 episode features the host and two teenagers who travel to a destination around the world. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Pets TV (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 8:30 - 9 am
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. Pets TV showcases pets from the everday to the unique with educational information that shows how they evolved into pets. It aslo teaches pet care, health and news.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9 - 9:30 am
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. Jack Hanna highlights his favorite animals and adventures and gives insights and interesting facts about animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10 - 10:30 am
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. Richard Wiese, youngest president of the Explorer's Club, uncovers amazing facts and man-made treasurers and people of our world who form our cultures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10:30 - 11 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. It demonstrates the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11 - 11:30 am
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 this program viewers submit their favorite classic family recipes and two chefs face off in a competition to give them a low-calorie twist. It teaches the value of healthy ingredients and food choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Food for Thought (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11:30 - 12 noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about cultures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Young Icons (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11:30 - 12 noon
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 weekly show features accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Swap TV (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 8 - 8:30 am
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. Swap TV is a weekly half-hour series about youngsters from different backgrounds who trade places for the weekend adventure of a lifetime.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 8:30 - 9 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9:30 - 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of sea creatures, comparisons to popular analogies to human experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Missing (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 7:30 - 8 am
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. A weekly half-hour series featuring cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
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)?
Name of children's programming liaison Theresa Underwood
Address 5904 Bridge Street
City E. Syracuse
State NY
Zip 13057
Telephone Number 315-446-9999
Email Address theresaunderwood@9wsyr.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 (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11 - 11:30 am
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 episode features the host and two teenagers who travel to a destination around the world. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Young Icons (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11:30 am - 12 noon
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 weekly show features accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9 - 9:30 am
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. Jack Hannah highlights his favorite animals and adventures and gives insights and interesting facts about animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10 - 10:30 am
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. Richard Wiese, youngest president of the Explorer's Club, uncovers amazing facts and man-made treasurers and people of our world who form our cultures.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Missing (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 7:30 - 8 am
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. A weekly half-hour series featuring cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11 - 11:30 am
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 this program viewers submit their favorite classic family recipes and two chefs face off in a competition to give them a low-calorie twist. It teaches the value of healthy ingredients and food choices.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Food For Thought (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11:30am - 12 noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about cultures.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 8:30 - 9 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 7 - 7:30 am
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. A weekly series focusing on pets, wildlife, animal heroes and animals in the news. The series teaches children about the environment and the creatures with which they share the planet.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10:30 - 11 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. It demonstrates the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Swap TV (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 8 - 8:30 am
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. Swap TV is a weekly half-hour series about youngsters from different backgrounds who trade places for the weekend adventure of a lifetime.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Pets TV (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 8:30 - 9 am
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. Pets TV showcases pets from the everyday to the unique with educational information that shows how they evolved into pets. It also teaches pet care, health and news.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (9)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9:30 - 10 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of sea creatures, comparisons to popular analogies to human experience.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 8 - 8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program presents stories and drawings by elementary students brought to life by a cast of improv actors. It encourages children to be enthusiastic about reading and writing.

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, Inc.


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