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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0003613825
File Number:
CPR-165807
Submit Date:
04/01/2015
Call Sign:
WLVI
Facility ID:
73238
City:
CAMBRIDGE
State:
MA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/01/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2015

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 CW
Nielsen DMA Boston
Web Home Page Address www.cw56.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 8.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 3.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet--cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature--exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography and culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30AM and 11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert Casey Anderson knows animals up close. His adventures into the wilderness are a source of inspiration for viewers and an education about animals' natural habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (digital multicast only, Channel 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8AM and 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Follow Ariel, Zooey and Eli and Grammy winner Jim Peterik as they work together to record an album. The viewer is taken behind the scenes to learn all of the parts necessary in the recording process. The show uses the music they create to address issues and concerns of children today while encouraging them to set goals, go for their dreams and be good citizens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Awesome Adventures is a weekly half-hour adventure series designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be "preachy" or overly pedantic, but rather the goal is to make the learning fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00AM
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 9
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. "Into the Wild" is based around Jack Hanna traveling around the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creautres each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zooey, Eli Too (digital multicast only, Channel 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7AM, 7:30AM, 9AM and 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zooey, Eli Too, also known as AZE2,provides core programming in the areast of music, cart and history. For example, the show introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. Of course, there is plenty of music in the show. AZE2's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons--treating others with respect and kindness
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8AM
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" profiles the top national and local college, high school and youth sports talent, providing an in-depth, storytelling look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Sports Stars of Tomorrow will inspire and set a peer-to-peer example for today's teams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Atlas" is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program that introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable from all over the world. The program promotes a better understanding of how species live and what they need to survive. Viewers discover how animals find food, how family units operate and how they play. Along the way, the program also educates the audience about endangered species and how to support wildlife conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. The show's 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 will remind viewers that the national parks are one of Amerca'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 (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7AM, 7:30AM and 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30AM, 9AM, 9:30AM and 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In 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, trains families to achieve a balanced 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

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Joan McCready
Address 7 Bulfinch Place
City Boston
State MA
Zip 02114
Telephone Number (617) 725-0672
Email Address jmccready@whdh.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. On November 25, 2014, an application for the renewal of the license of WLVI was filed timely with the FCC. That license renewal application remains pending. WLVI completed its DTV transition and terminated all analog operations by June 12, 2009. On January 25, 2011 the station launched The Country Network (TCN) as a digital subchannel. Children's programming information for TCN, now called Zuus Country Network, is included in this report. EXHIBIT - "A" -PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS: For a complete listing of public service announcements designed specifically for children, please refer to WLVI's on-line Public Inspection File. EXHIBIT "B" -NON-BROADCAST EFFORTS: The following events were publicized on the Kids' Calendar section of the station's website: Snowshoeing at Gore Place; Mighty Mice presentation at Mass. Audubon Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary; Freedom 7 Space Capsule exhibit at JFK Library Tours of the station's newsroom were provided to the following during this quarter: January 26: Staff from Scituate Community Television in Scituate, MA February 6: Students from Newbury College February 18: Children from Greater Boston YMCA March 4: Students from William Lincoln School in Brookline 7News Meteorologists visited the following schools to teach about forecasting the weather: 1/8 - Friedman Middle School, Taunton 1/9 - Elm Street Elementary, Walpole 1/9 - Shore Country Day School Kindergarten, Beverly 1/22 - West Elementary, Stoughton 1/29 - Our Lady of Assumption, Lynnfield 1/30 - Wood Elm Elementary, Reading 2/12 - Randolph Middle School 2/12 - North Shore Christian School, Beverly 2/13 - Paton School, Shrewsbury 2/13 - South Street Elementary, Fitchburg 2/26 - Coolidge Elementary, Shrewsbury 2/28 - Barrows School, Reading 3/5 - Martha Jones School, Westwood 3/5 - South Street School, Andover 3/6 - Malcolm Elementary, Woburn 3/6 - Potter Road School, Framingham 3/12 - Winthrop School, Hamilton 3/12 - Deerfield School, Westwood 3/26 - Ward Elementary, Newton 3/27 - Center School, Abington 3/31 - Windham Elementary, Windham NH

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30AM and 11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert Casey Anderson knows animals up close. His adventures into the wilderness are a source of inspiration for viewers and an education about animals' natural habitats.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Into the Wild" is based around Jack Hanna traveling around the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creautres each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30AM, 9AM, 9:30AM and 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Dog Whisperer: Family Edition, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs, trains families to achieve a balanced 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 (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. From jaw-dropping works of nature to the most amazing creations of humankind--this program visits three unique locations around the world each week and looks at why they deserve to be called one of the coolest places on earth.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7AM, 7:30AM and 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Awesome Adventures is a weekly half-hour adventure series designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be "preachy" or overly pedantic, but rather the goal is to make the learning fun.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Atlas" is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program that introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable from all over the world. The program promotes a better understanding of how species live and what they need to survive. Viewers discover how animals find food, how family units operate and how they play. Along the way, the program also educates the audience about endangered species and how to support wildlife conservation.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. The show's 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 will remind viewers that the national parks are one of Amerca's greatest national gifts to the world.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zooey, Eli Too (Digital Multicast Only, Ch. 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7AM, 7:30AM, 9AM, 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zooey, Eli Too, also known as AZE2,provides core programming in the areast of music, cart and history. For example, the show introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. Of course, there is plenty of music in the show. AZE2's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons--treating others with respect and kindness.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (Digital Multicast Only, Ch. 56.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8AM and 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Follow Ariel, Zooey and Eli and Grammy winner Jim Peterik as they work together to record an album. The viewer is taken behind the scenes to learn all of the parts necessary in the recording process. The show uses the music they create to address issues and concerns of children today while encouraging them to set goals, go for their dreams and be good citizens.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8AM
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" profiles the top national and local college, high school and youth sports talent, providing an in-depth, storytelling look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Sports Stars of Tomorrow will inspire and set a peer-to-peer example for today's teams.

Certification

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

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

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

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

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

WHDH-TV, Inc.


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