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

FRN:
NO FRN
File Number:
CPR-175037
Submit Date:
10/09/2015
Call Sign:
WQOW
Facility ID:
64550
City:
EAU CLAIRE
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2015

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC, CW, ThisTV
Nielsen DMA LaCrosse-Eau Claire
Web Home Page Address www.wqow.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 336.0
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: 10.0
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(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas E/I 18.3 THIS TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00am - 9:30am and 9:30-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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 remains on course as a program that is entertaining and engaging to a wide audience while managing to deliver information that would be very welcome in a middle or high school classroom. The series matches the evolved visual intelligence of the young 21st century audience by building content with short clips, five-seconds or less in length, and weaving them together in a narrative that keeps a viewer engaged with a compelling narrative overview. The animal kingdom has an innate richness of color, form, and motion and Animal Atlas episodes are built from this richness. The thread that links theclips together is the connection between the differing members of the animal kingdom---including our own species. In a compelling blend, animal examples are pulled from both common experience, such as the horse and cat, and exotic animals like the clouded leopard and the red panda. As the nature of animals is explored, the content and clarity create a program of exception education value.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title On The Spot E/I 18.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/1:00-1:30 PM CT
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 was created by the award-winning producers of the long running Educational and Informational show, Animal Atlas, now in its seventh successful season of national syndication. Last year, the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State Officers released the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. The content of On the Spot, a 30-minute E/I program for teens ages 13+, is based on the Common Core State Standards. The show uses an entertaining on the street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win E/I 18.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
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. Early and middle adolescence is an exciting yet a challenging period in one's life. Adolescents across the demographic spectrum and from all walks of life grapple with a number of pivotal but normal developmental milestones, such as preparing for more independence and responsibility, and experiencing change in relationships with family and peers. With increased self reliance, young people make more of their own choices. And all the while, one cannot overlook that they grow in a dynamic, diverse, and complex world that offers both opportunities and social challenges. The goals of the series are to encourage the 13 to 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 life skills necessary to Live Life and Win.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition E/I 18.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30PM-1:00PM CT
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 industries 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- to 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 (Berry & O'Neal, 2006, p. 1). To guide the production of MIH:TE, Berry (2006)developed a career and guidance model that offers a framework for the development of each episode.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 21) Response
Program Title On The Spot E/I 18.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's/11:00-11:30am and 11:30am-12:00PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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 was created by the award-winning producers of the long running Educational and Informational show, Animal Atlas, now in its seventh successful season of national syndication. Last year, the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State Officers released the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. The content of On the Spot, a 30-minute E/I program for teens ages 13+, is based on the Common Core State Standards. The show uses an entertaining on the street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00 AM CT
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. The half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases 18.3 DECADES TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 11:00-11:30AM and 11:30AM-12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Missing is a half hour reality series featuring actual 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

Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Born To Explore E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM CT
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 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Developed and produced for 13-16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
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 half hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA 18.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10:30-11:00AM CT
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. Dog Town, USA - Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town USA is the nations preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Towns highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then, Dog Town USAs medical professionals provide personal care to each dog beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild 18.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11:00-11:30AM CT
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. Hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson, Expedition Wild is a weekly half-hour series designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16. This live-action series is an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears. With Casey's expertise, audiences are witness to a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Tale Classics 18.3 DECADES TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9:00-9:30AM and 9:30-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Dog Tales showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 21) Response
Program Title World Travels 18.3 DECADES TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10:00-10:30AM and 10:30-11:00Am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. World Travels features travel journalists sharing their experiences in a wide variety of cultures and locations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan: Family Edition 18.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9AM, 9-9:30AM, 9:30-10AM and 10-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 24
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues E/I 18.3 THIS TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 10:00-10:30 AND 10:30-11am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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 series Zoo Clues will keep 13-16 year-old viewers engaged for 30 minutes with the nearly infinite visual richness, animal characteristics, and wild range of animal behaviors. Beyond its target audience, both older and younger audiences should find this look across the amazing world of animals fascinating. Beyond basic engagement, Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparisons to their own human characteristics. The variety of the animal kingdom is truly odd and bizarre enough to read like fiction, but the clever narration of Zoo Clues links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world. Grouping animal behaviors and physical characteristics into groups from a human point of view holds the series thematically together.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol 18.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30AM, 7:30-8AM and 8:30-9AM CT
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. Culture Click is a weekly half hour series that explores the genesis of and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what is trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society using the power and speed of the internet and user generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly viewers will come away with a weeks worth of aha moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separations takes on a whole new meaning and ther is no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World E/I 18.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturddays/1:30PM -2:00PM CT
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World provides dynamic core programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens ages 13-16; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss. Great Big World offers a dynamic television experience for teens combining the exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with the life-changing volunteer opportunities available in these same areas. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews with Elizabeth, her travel buddies, and the friends they meet along their journey. In addition, Elizabeth and friends personal hands on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors in addition to educating them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Rock The Park 18.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12:00PM CT
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 is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. The series taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. The viewers will learn, along with Jack and Colton, about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. Viewers will witness the fascinating activities of the massive brown bears of the Katmai National Park in Alaska, mammoth glaciers crashing into the sea, and Jack and Colton to facing their fears on the quest to make the climb of their lives in North Cascades National Park in Washington, Jack and Colton's adventures on Rock the Park will inspire families to go out and explore the vast resources that the national parks provide.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT
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. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM CT
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 half hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13 to 16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, xrays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
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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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 Dan Schillinger
Address 5545 Hwy 93
City Eau Claire
State WI
Zip 54701
Telephone Number 715-835-1881
Email Address dshillinger@wqow.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. FCC Report 3rd Quarter 2015 MUD JAM FUN RUN Date: 9/19 8/26 - 9/18 Length: 30 Talent: Heidi Bohl Details: News 18 produced a PSA encouraging viewers to participate in the 2015 MUD JAM. With more than 600 participants, the MUD JAM had a very successful first year. Proceeds raised at this event support Bob's House For Dogs. News 18 anchor, Heidi Bohl fronted the PSA. Buckshot Run for Indianhead Special Olympics Date: 9/1 8/11 - 8/31 Length: 30 Talent: Nick Grunseth Details: News 18 produced a PSA encouraging viewers to participate in the 2015 Buckshot Run. With nearly 1,600 participants, The Buckshot Run is the largest run/walk in the area. Proceeds raised at this event support the Indianhead Special Olympics. News 18 anchor, Nick Grunseth fronted the PSA. The event to raised more than $60,000, roughly $10,000 more than last year! JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Date: 9/13 8/9 - 9/12 Length: 30/15 Money Raised: $40,000 Talent: Keith Edwards Details: WQOW produced a PSA encouraging viewers to participate in the 2015 JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. News 18 anchor, Keith Edwards fronted the promo. Since its first year in Eau Claire, the walk has raised more than $320,000. United Way Community Block Party Date: 9/12 8/20 - 9/11 Length: 15 Talent: Heid Bohl Details: WQOW produced a PSA encouraging viewers to participate in the 2015 United Way Community Block Party. News 18 anchor, Heidi Bohl fronted the promo. Proceeds raised from the event benefit the local United Way. Eau Claire Childrens Theatre - Dancing with the Eau Claire Stars Date: 9/11 8/23 - 9/10 Length: 30/15 Money Raised: $42,000 Talent: Amie Winters Details: WQOW is a proud sponsor of the Eau Claire Childrens Theater fundraiser, Dancing with the Eau Claire Stars. News 18 ran promos encouraging viewers to tune-in to our newscasts as we previewed each dancer competing at the event. News 18 also produced a promo encouraging viewers to attend the event. News 18 anchors, Amie Winters and Keith Edwards emceed the event. Eau Claire Childrens Theatre - Little Shop of Horrors Date: 10/15-10/17 9/24 - 10/15 Length: 30/15 Talent: Andrew McCawley & Nick Grunseth Details: WQOW sponsors shows at the Eau Claire Childrens Theatre each year. For this PSA, we utilized our Meteorologists Andrew McCawley and Nick Grunseth to promote this show. The Beacon House - Hike for the Homeless Date: 9/26 9/5- 9/25 Length: 15 Talent: Keith Edwards & Emily Valerio Details: WQOW created a PSA encouraging viewers to attend the Beacon House, Hike for the Homeless event. The proceeds from the event benefit the Beacon House, an organization that helps Homeless families in the Eau Claire area. Keith Edwards and Emily Valerio fronted the PSA. American Cancer Society - Making Strides against Breast Cancer Date: 10/17 9/28- 10/16 Length: 15 Money Raised: $250,000 Talent: Andrea Albers & Nick Grunseth Details: WQOW aired a PSA encouraging viewers to attend the Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk. The spot was fronted by News 18 anchor, Andrea Albers and meteorologist, Nick Grunseth. The PSA encourages viewers to get a team together and participate in the walk. News 18 anchor, Amie Winters, will be an emcee at the event and News 18 talent will also be participating in the event.

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Program Title Calling Dr. Pol E/I 18.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:00-7:30AM and 7:30-8:00AM CT
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. 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 also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title The Wilflife Docs E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 half hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13 to 16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, xrays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM CT
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 and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title World Travels 18.3 DECADES TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's/10:00-10:30AM and 10:30AM-11:00AM
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. World Travels features travel journalists sharing their experiences in a wide variety of cultures and locations.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter 18.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10:30-11:00AM CT
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. Save Our Shelter will inform young people about the urgent need for pet adoption throughout the United States and how providing a clean and well equipped home is essential to a pets healthy lifestyle. Save Our Shelter will demonstrate to young people that the proper care of pets reflects our best human qualities. By expressing this ultimate example of kindness, teens will learn an important educational lesson that will stay with them for life.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA 18.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's/8:00-8:30AM CT
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. Dog Town, USA - Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town USA is the nations preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Towns highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then, Dog Town USAs medical professionals provide personal care to each dog beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00 AM CT
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 half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock The Park E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT
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 is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. The series taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. The viewers will learn, along with Jack and Colton, about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. Viewers will witness the fascinating activities of the massive brown bears of the Katmai National Park in Alaska, mammoth glaciers crashing into the sea, and Jack and Colton to facing their fears on the quest to make the climb of their lives in North Cascades National Park in Washington, Jack and Colton's adventures on Rock the Park will inspire families to go out and explore the vast resources that the national parks provide.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition E/I 18.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00AM, 9:00-9:30AM, 9:30-10:00AM and 10:00-10:30AM CT
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Born To Explore 18.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10:30-11:00AM CT
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. Developed and produced for 13-16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Dream Quest E/I 18.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12:00PM CT
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 Dream Quest crew utilizes the ships indoor and outdoor specially designed facilities to engage a lucky family in a dynamic classroom on the sea. families will learn how scientific education can lead to careers that are rewarding and illuminating, while spending time together on amazing adventures. Teens will learn what it takes to pursue their dreams, and may be inspired to try something new along the way.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Classics 18.3 DECADES TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's/9:00-9:30AM and 9:30-10:00AM
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. Dog Tales showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue E/I 18.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
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 half hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Hatched E/I 18.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30AM CT
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 unique program that combines entertainment with business school, Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases 18.3 DECADES TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's/11:00-11:30AM and 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
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. Missing is a half hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.

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