Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

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

FRN:
0002144434
File Number:
CPR-140615
Submit Date:
04/08/2013
Call Sign:
WCHS-TV
Facility ID:
71280
City:
CHARLESTON
State:
WV
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

Back to Top

Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

Back to Top
Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

Back to Top
Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Charleston-Huntington
Web Home Page Address www.wchstv.com

Digital Core Programming

Back to Top
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 0.0
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: 0.0
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? No

Digital Core Programs(7)

Back to Top
Digital Core Program (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 930am from 010513 thru 033013
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 is a teen-hosted program that profiles individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts and advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology, and offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The show also includes 'eco bytes' (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the show's website. This kid-friendly series uses peer reporting to address various environmental issues from a youthful point of view. By doing so, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism rather than just talking about the importance of living green. It also stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they might seem, can have on the larger world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1030am from 010513 thru 033013
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 host and two different teens travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. The program is designed to educate, inform and entertain the viewer about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. By following along on the adventure, the learning is fun for the viewer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am from 010513 thru 033013
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. Wild About Animals: This program is hosted by Mariette Hartley who brings interesting and entertaining stories about the world's most fascinating animals. The program has four segments each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic, unique animal or an animal that can be found locally.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am from 010513 thru 033013
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 gives young viewers an inside look at how their favorite shows and movies are made. Program topics include subjects such as animation, producing and directing, costume design, casting and 3D technology. By introducing the viewers to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, it gives them an idea of career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills needed in the motion picture and television industries.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am from 010513 thru 033013
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dogtales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety and care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11am from 010513 thru 033013
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 730am from 010513 thru 033013
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program will, through dramatic reenactments, document ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interview the participants and talk to various experts who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

Back to Top

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

Back to Top

Liaison Contact

Back to Top
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 Harold Cooper
Address 1301 Piedmont Road
City Charleston
State WV
Zip 25301
Telephone Number 304-346-5358
Email Address hcooper@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. WCHS continues to support the community airing numerous Public Service announcements designed to inform viewers of health and safety issues, drug prevention, and the importance of education and the environment. WCHS TV - Our 'No text Zone" public service effort to encourage drivers to put down the phone while driving is up to A law requiring West Virginia deputies to be provided with bulletproof vests unanimously passed the House on March 27th. The bill was sparked by our "In-vest" initiative here at Eyewitness News that helped raise nearly $20,000 to purchase vests for counties in need. Our Fugitive Files segment celebrated a milestone this month, being credited with assisting local law enforcement capturing 500 wanted criminals. We launched a new Consumer Alerts segment which reveals new ways scammers are trying to con unsuspecting victims, so our viewers become victims themselves. WCHS TV news talent hosted the following events: - Emcee Heart Ball for the American Heart Association - Paramount Arts Center - Red Carpet Fashion Show WCHS TV news talent participated in several Read to Me Days: - Ruthlawn Elementary - Scott Teays Elementary WCHS TV visited several schools and a business to discuss our jobs and the news business: - South Charleston Lions Club - WV State Police Media Seminar - JE Robbins Elementary WCHS TV hosted several station tours from January - March for various elementary schools and organizations, including Braxton High School Journalism Class, Cub Scout Pack #22, #188, # 283, #168

Other Matters (7)

Back to Top
Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 730am from 040613 thru 062913
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program will, through dramatic reenactments, document ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interview the participants and talk to various experts who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11am from 040613 thru 062913
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 Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1030am from 040613 thru 062913
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 host and two different teens travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. The program is designed to educate, inform and entertain the viewer about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. By following along on the adventure, the learning is fun for the viewer.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am from 040613 thru 062913
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dogtales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety and care.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am from 040613 thru 062913
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. Wild About Animals: This program is hosted by Mariette Hartley who brings interesting and entertaining stories about the world's most fascinating animals. The program has four segments each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic, unique animal or an animal that can be found locally.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 930am from 040613 thru 062913
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 is a teen-hosted program that profiles individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts and advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology, and offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The show also includes 'eco bytes' (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the show's website. This kid-friendly series uses peer reporting to address various environmental issues from a youthful point of view. By doing so, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism rather than just talking about the importance of living green. It also stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they might seem, can have on the larger world around them.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am from 040613 thru 062913
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 gives young viewers an inside look at how their favorite shows and movies are made. Program topics include subjects such as animation, producing and directing, costume design, casting and 3D technology. By introducing the viewers to behind-the-scenes filmmaking, it gives them an idea of career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills needed in the motion picture and television industries.

Certification

Back to Top
Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

WCHS Licensee, LLC


Attachments

No Attachments.