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

FRN:
0021268289
File Number:
CPR-156976
Submit Date:
07/09/2014
Call Sign:
WRGB
Facility ID:
73942
City:
SCHENECTADY
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2014

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Web Home Page Address www.cbs6albany.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 4.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am and 10:30am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the bihomes of the world merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, 6 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am
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 program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
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. This program shows a vet at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Jamie Oliver's 15 Minute Meals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am
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 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jamie Oliver aspires to teach viewers to cook using fresh ingredients which he believes is the easiest way to maintain a balanced diet. In this program Jamie shares with the viewers healthy recipes that can be prepared in 15 minutes. As Jamie makes these meals in real time he gives the viewer hints, tricks and lots of nutritional information helping the audience make healthy choices and inspiring cooks of all ages and levels to try new things in the kitchen. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12:00pm and 12:30pm
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. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, 6 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am and 11:30am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program searches for the answers to questions about animals not normally asked, such as: Can birds fly backwards? How do animals with no external ears hear? Do dogs sweat? Each episode covers a dozen or more amazing animal questions. Investigating the answers takes the viewer on a fast-paced, entertaining, and educational tour of the animal kingdom. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, 6 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm
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. Former professional boxer Laila Ali, scours the globe finding some of the world's most compelling stories. The program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, this program inspires its audience to go ALL IN on their dreams. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
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 program uses favorite, high calorie family recipes submitted by viewers as the basis of a face off with two acclaimed chefs. Each chef must take the recipe and give a low calorie twist, demonstrating that foods don't have to be high in calories or fats to be delicious. As the chefs work through the challenge, the viewers will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have a positive effect on our quality of life. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Game Changers with Kevin Frasier
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program celebrates athletes and fans who reach out in their communities to make life better for others. Host Kevin Frazier highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Whether on or off the field the program takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impacts individuals and the communities they serve as well as giving the viewer a look at ways they can make a positive contribution in their own communities. this program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frasier
List date and time rescheduled 4/13/2014 11:30a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Game Changers with Kevin Frasier
List date and time rescheduled 4/6/2014 1:30p
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-04-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. Animal trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard-to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them so that they will make welcome members in a family. Through watching his interaction with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior as well as showing how we as individuals can make a difference. This program aired on the main digital stream.
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 Vincent Nelson
Address 1400 Balltown Road
City Schenectady
State NY
Zip 12309
Telephone Number 518-381-4902
Email Address vnelson@sbgtv.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 April 11 Nick Johnston, Meteorologist- Spoke to the Amsterdam NY High School S.T.E.P. Program, grades 9-12. Nick gave a presentation of weather facts, followed by a question and answer session. He also spoke to the students about pursuing a career in the Broadcast Meteorologist field. May 6 Steve LaPointe, Chief Meteorologist-Visited the 3rd grade class at Blue Creek Elementary School in Colonie, NY for a Weather Presentation. Steve gave a presentation of weather facts, followed by a question and answer session. May 21 Nick Johnston, Meteorologist-Visited the 5th grade class at Doane Stewart School in Rensselaer, NY. Nick gave a presentation of weather facts, followed by a question and answer session. He also spoke to the students about pursuing a career in the Broadcast Meteorologist field. On May 22 Craig Adams, Meteorologist- Lead a station tour for Students visiting from Pownal, Vermont Elementary School. Craig gave a presentation of weather facts, followed by a question and answer session. He also spoke to the students about pursuing a career in the Broadcast Meteorologist field. May 23 Nick Johnston, Meteorologist- Nick gave a presentation of weather facts, followed by a question and answer session to 1st grade cub scouts, Pack #6 from Ballston Lake, NY May 27 Steve LaPointe, Chief Meteorologist visited Forts Ferry Elementary School in Latham, NY. Steve gave a presentation of weather facts, followed by a question and answer session. Public Service Announcements targeting children's needs: The AD Council: Fatherhood Involvement, Recycling, Children's Oral Health, Discovering Nature, GED Achievement, Emergency Preparedness, Food Safety Girl Scouts of America- Best in Me Public Service Campaigns targeting children's needs: Be an Ally Campaign January-March CBS 6 and CW 15 after hearing news reports about the consequences of school bullying, formed a partnership with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Neil & Jane Golub and Price Chopper that resulted in Be an Ally, a media campaign communicating a positive message in response to bullying. Be an Ally includes practical steps designed to empower people to stop the cycle of hate and bullying. The campaign which launched in June 2012 and continues through the second quarter of 2014 features CBS 6 on-air personalities and consists of a mixture of thirty second public service announcements, that air on both CBS 6 and CW 15. Personal Best Jan-March 2014 CBS 6 partnered with Capital Region Orthopedics for the Personal Best Campaign, which highlights that not every young athlete is a most valuable player, but they still give their best effort every time. Viewers nominated young people under the age of 18 who gave their all to an individual or team sport, and the child`s story was aired every Monday on the CBS6 News at 6:30pm to celebrate their Personal Best. The station also held a reception on June 4th to honor these youths by presenting them with an award plaque. No Text Zone Campaign Texting While Driving Kills Thousands of People Each Year. Many More are Seriously Injured. The No Text Zone Campaign by CBS 6 strives to encourage viewers to keep roads Safe By taking the "No Text Zone" Pledge on cbs6albany.com. CBS 6 offers car window clings for participants to put on their cars and also encourages the download of the "drive safe mode" app for their cell phone to prevent the temptation of texting while driving.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Jamie Oliver's 15 Minute Meals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. Jamie Oliver aspires to teach viewers to cook using fresh ingredients which he believes is the easiest way to maintain a balanced diet. In this program Jamie shares with the viewers healthy recipes that can be prepared in 15 minutes. As Jamie makes these meals in real time he gives the viewer hints, tricks and lots of nutritional information helping the audience make healthy choices and inspiring cooks of all ages and levels to try new things in the kitchen. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am
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. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am and 11:30am
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. This program searches for the answers to questions about animals not normally asked, such as: Can birds fly backwards? How do animals with no external ears hear? Do dogs sweat? Each episode covers a dozen or more amazing animal questions. Investigating the answers takes the viewer on a fast-paced, entertaining, and educational tour of the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Game Changers with Kevin Frasier
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30pm
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 program celebrates athletes and fans who reach out in their communities to make life better for others. Host Kevin Frazier highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Whether on or off the field the program takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impacts individuals and the communities they serve as well as giving the viewer a look at ways they can make a positive contribution in their own communities. this program aired on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
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. Animal trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard-to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them so that they will make welcome members in a family. Through watching his interaction with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior as well as showing how we as individuals can make a difference.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
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. This program shows a vet at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm
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. Former professional boxer Laila Ali, scours the globe finding some of the world's most compelling stories. The program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, this program inspires its audience to go ALL IN on their dreams.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am and 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 26 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
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. This program uses favorite, high calorie family recipes submitted by viewers as the basis of a face off with two acclaimed chefs. Each chef must take the recipe and give a low calorie twist, demonstrating that foods don't have to be high in calories or fats to be delicious. As the chefs work through the challenge, the viewers will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have a positive effect on our quality of life.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:00pm and 12:30pm
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. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic.

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.

WRGB, Licensee, LLC


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