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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
CPR-118922
Submit Date:
04/06/2011
Call Sign:
WPTV-TV
Facility ID:
59443
City:
WEST PALM BEACH
State:
FL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/06/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

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 NBC
Nielsen DMA W. Palm Beach-Ft Pierce
Web Home Page Address www.wptv.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Babar (digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar is an animated show about a young, orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforseen changes, and being honest.
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 Babar (digital)
List date and time rescheduled 1/2/11 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode # 1/1/11 12:00PM
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (digital multicast)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. This children's program hosted by Jarod Miller concentrates on animals both exotic and domestic. Each 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. The program inspires children to be a positive role model in their community about preserving the environment and behaving in an environmentally responsible way. The objective of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Pearlie (digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 1:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated series is based on the children's books Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. The program focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgement and learning how to avoid getting into trouble.
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 Pearlie (digital)
List date and time rescheduled 1/2/11 2:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode # 1/1/11 1:00PM
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie (digital)
List date and time rescheduled 3/13/11 12:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-03-12
Episode # 3/12/11 1:00PM
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie (digital)
List date and time rescheduled 1/9/11 2:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-08
Episode # 1/8/11 1:00PM
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie (digital)
List date and time rescheduled 2/19/11 1:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-02-12
Episode # 2/12/11 1:00PM
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie (digital)
List date and time rescheduled 3/6/11 12:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-03-05
Episode # 3/5/11 1:00PM
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild America (digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The object of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behaviorand viewers learn about various wildlife.
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 Wild America (digital)
List date and time rescheduled 1/2/11 12:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode # 1/1/11 11:00AM
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal exploration with Jarod Miller (digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
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. This children's program hosted by Jarod Miller concentrates on animals both exotic and domestic. Each 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. The program inspires children to be a positive role model in their community about preserving the environment and behaving in an environmentally responsible way. The objective of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
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 Animal exploration with Jarod Miller (digital)
List date and time rescheduled 1/2/11 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode # 1/1/11 11:30AM
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (digital multicast)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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 children's program hosted by Jarod Miller concentrates on animals both exotic and domestic. Each 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. The program inspires children to be a positive role model in their community about preserving the environment and behaving in an environmentally responsible way. The objective of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life (digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A new animated series featuring a six-year old girl, WIlla, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals - an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and a lot of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their perspective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develope competence, and become altruistic.
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 Willa's Wild Life (digital)
List date and time rescheduled 1/2/11 1:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode # 1/1/11 12:30PM
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (digital multicast)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 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 children's program hosted by Jarod Miller concentrates on animals both exotic and domestic. Each 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. The program inspires children to be a positive role model in their community about preserving the environment and behaving in an environmentally responsible way. The objective of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild America (digital multicast)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The object of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild America (digital multicast)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The object of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (digital multicast)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 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. This children's program hosted by Jarod Miller concentrates on animals both exotic and domestic. Each 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. The program inspires children to be a positive role model in their community about preserving the environment and behaving in an environmentally responsible way. The objective of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with Nature's creatures across the continents. Jack interviews professionalsabout each animal and habitat, teaching young viewers as he goes.
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 Bernadette O'Grady
Address 1100 Banyan Blvd.
City West Palm Beach
State FL
Zip 33401
Telephone Number (561) 653-5690
Email Address brogrady@wptv.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 January 1st, NBC aired the Tournament of Roses Parade and an NHL pre-game special that forced the pre-emption of children's programming. On Saturday January 8th, NBC's coverage of the US Army-All American Football game forced the pre-emption of Pearlie. On February 12th, NBC's Alpine Wood Championship forced the pre-emption of Pearlie. On March 5th, NBC's American Cup Gymnastics forced the pre-emption of Pearlie, and on March 12th, NBC's Snowboard Grand Prix forced the pre-emption of Pearlie.

Other Matters (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Pearlie (digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 1:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated series is based on the children's books Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. The program focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgement and learning how to avoid getting into trouble.
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (repeat from digital on digital multicast)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00AM and 12:00PM
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. This children's program hosted by Jarod Miller concentrates on animals both exotic and domestic. Each 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. The program inspires children to be a positive role model in their community about preserving the environment and behaving in an environmentally responsible way. The objective of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Wild America (repeat from digital on digital multicast)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The object of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Wild America (digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The object of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A new animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals - an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and a lot of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic.
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title Babar (digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar is an animated show about a young, orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforseen changes, and being honest.
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with Nature's creatures across the continents. Jack interviews professionals about each animal and habitat, teaching young viewers as he goes.
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Animal Adventures with Jarod Miller (digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. This children's program hosted by Jarod Miller concentrates on animals both exotic and domestic. Each 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. The program inspires children to be a positive role model in their community about preserving the environment and behaving in an environmentally responsible way. The objective of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Specific experts provide educational information related to animal behavior and viewers learn about various wildlife.

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.

WPTV Television Station, Scripps Media Inc.


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