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

FRN:
0022522981
File Number:
CPR-177316
Submit Date:
01/07/2016
Call Sign:
WEYI-TV
Facility ID:
72052
City:
SAGINAW
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/07/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

General Information

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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 Flint-Saginaw-Bay City
Web Home Page Address www.nbc25news.com

Digital Core Programming

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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 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: 8.5
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 10/4 - 12/27 10:00AM
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. The goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program aired on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title LazyTown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 12:00PM
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is anchored by Sportacus, a fit and agile hero, whose "kryptonite" is sugar, which makes him instantly lethargic. Sportacus and the program's cast of child characters are challenged in each episode with an issue or dilemma, and are opposed in their attempts to complete their mission by Robbie Rotten, who seeks to return LazyTown to its former lazy ways. The program seeks to impart to preschool and early school-aged children the importance of healthy living, and to help them understand the value of developing sound eating and physical exercise habits, while also providing them positive messages about friendship, empathy, self-respect, truthfulness and other age-appropriate life lessons. 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 LazyTown
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 10/31 9:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/31
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program LazyTown
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 10/10 9:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/10
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 10:30AM
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 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the books of the same name, this interplanetary television series follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station. Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet are the best of friends. Under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus, the Astroblast crew learns to accept differences, help one another solve problems, make new friends, and discover that getting along and working together is always the best way to achieve a goal. 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 20) Response
Program Title Dream Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 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. This program is a floating classroom. The captain and crew take children on an interactive learning voyage. In each episode, children may learn about the world's oceans, marine life, ecology and careers in science. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 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. The goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program aired on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventure
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 10:00AM 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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program aired on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Pets.TV (Version A)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 10/4 - 12/27 7:00AM
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 relates pets to viewers' lives and interests, and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for, and respect animals. Pets from the "everyday" to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets, and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance that children can apply to their own lives. 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 20) Response
Program Title Calling Dr.Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 7:00AM and 7:30AM
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 11/14 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 12
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about a young boy, Tom, who enters the enchanted and magical kingdom of Treetopolis. He and his friends in Treetopolis invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom then calls upon viewers to do original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic, so he and his friends can resolve the challenge of the day. The dance moves also get the viewer to exercise. The educational messages of the program reinforce positive socio-emotional content and use examples to model what it means to be loyal to your friends, how to ask for help, do the right thing rather that what is convenient, make an effort to share rather than be selfish, and rely on teamwork to accomplish a goal. 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 Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 11/21 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 11/21
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 12/5 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 12/5
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 10/3 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/3
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 11/7 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 11/7
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 10/17 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/17
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 10/24 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/24
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 11/28 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 11/28
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 10/10 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/10
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 12/26 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 12/26
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 10/31 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/31
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #11

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 12/12 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 12/12
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #12

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat., 12/19 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 12/19
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 10/4 - 12/27 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 features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program aired on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Clangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 11:00AM
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a stop-motion animated program that follows a family of mouse-like creatures who live on a small blue planet. They communicate with distinctive whistles, and a narrator comments on the events which occur in every episode. Children learn about connectedness, curiosity, inventiveness and kindness. Episode examples show the Clangers' inventiveness by their composing music in a unique way; problem solving as they search for and find lost items; and, kindness as they help their friends through difficult challenges. 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 (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 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 features how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a team of business leaders teaches basic but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched helps teens develop confidence and business savvy and brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Ruff, Ruff, Tweet & Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 10AM
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 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chronicles the animated adventures of three best friends: Ruff-Ruff, an instinctive pup; Tweet a cautious bird; and Dave, an imaginative panda. During each episode the program asks questions and children engage with the program by deciding which of the characters offers the correct answer or solution. The program encourages children to learn to make their own decisions. Episode examples include answering questions about: words that describe opposite states and actions; how to plant a seed and help it grow; and, searching for the biggest number during a visit to Number Land. 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 (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 10/4 - 12/27 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. 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 in the locality. 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 (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 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 focuses on the rescue of animal shelters and pets in need across America. With the help of local community members, the program helps transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children will learn about the need for pet adoption throughout the United States, providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle, and will demonstrate the proper care of pets. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26, 8:30AM, 9:00AM, 9:30AM, 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 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. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as the 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. This program aired on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 town follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are each rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dogtown facility. Viewers learn the proper treatment of animals, volunteerism and social responsibility. Episode examples include rescuing dogs from a puppy mill, and the staff launching a new program to turn shelter dogs into search and rescue dogs. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 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 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This pre-school series is about science and the process of scientific inquiry that leads to scientific knowledge. The program follows the adventures of Luna, an inquisitive six-year-old girl, who is a science enthusiast. Luna, along with little brother Jupiter and her pet ferret, Clive, views the earth as a giant laboratory. She is constantly searching to learn more about what things are, and why and how scientific actions take place. 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 (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 10/3 - 12/26 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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. Host Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them while identifying positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Each episode also features a "Did you know?" segment that shares information viewers can use in their own backyards. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
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
List date and time rescheduled Sun., 11/15 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 11/14 #403
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled Sun., 10/11 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/10 #316
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled Sun., 10/18 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/17 #317
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled Sun., 11/22 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 11/21 #404
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled Sun., 10/25 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 10/24 #318
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled Sun., 11/8 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 11/7 #402
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled Sun., 11/29 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat., 11/28 #405
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Pam Bishop
Address 2225 W Willard Road
City Clio
State MI
Zip 48420
Telephone Number 810-687-1000 ext. 204
Email Address pbishop@hstirkholdings.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. WEYI and NBC Television Network provided specific public service announcements targeted toward the needs of children in our community. NBC continues its series "The More You Know" announcements featuring important messages to prevent Global Warming and Violence, and to promote Self-esteem, Internet Safety, Environment, Nutrition, Diversity, Reading, and Physical Activity. "The More You Know's" comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) provides in-depth referral information, in connection with the on-air public service announcements, a general campaign overview, message boards, press releases, kids' pages and referral information by topic to partnering agencies referenced in the PSAs. The site includes a comprehensive list of the campaign's accolades, including Emmy and Peabody Awards. In addition, a behind-the-scenes story with clips from talent interviews can be viewed.

Other Matters (21)

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 1/30 10:00AM and 2/6 - 3/26 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an animated series about the childhood adventures of a six year girl named Nina, her family and neighborhood. The program celebrates multiculturalism and family in Nina's close-knit household, where she's cared for by her parents and her grandmother. Elements of their Latino heritage are prominent. Its multilingual approach incorporates English, some Spanish and American Sign Language. Children learn inclusiveness, as well as the value of communicating across multiple languages and appreciating other cultures. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Clangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 1/30 11:30AM and 2/6 - 3/26 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a stop-motion animated program that follows a family of mouse-like creatures who live on a small blue planet. They communicate with distinctive whistles, and a narrator comments on the events which occur in every episode. Children learn about connectedness, curiosity, inventiveness and kindness. Episode examples show the Clangers' inventiveness by their composing music in a unique way; problem solving as they search for and find lost items; and, kindness as they help their friends through difficult challenges. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Floogals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 2/6 - 3/26 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated program features the Floogals, aliens who travel in a spaceship to earth on a mission to document everything around them. During each episode, the Floogals set out on a mission explore their new world. These missions explore the uniqueness of the world and how it works, while children learn the processes of questioning, predicting, observing and experimenting. Episode examples include discovering ice, bubble baths, examining bananas and seeing a turtle for the first time. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 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 focuses on the rescue of animal shelters and pets in need across America. With the help of local community members, the program helps transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children will learn about the need for pet adoption throughout the United States, providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle, and will demonstrate the proper care of pets. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Dream Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 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 is a floating classroom. The captain and crew take children on an interactive learning voyage. In each episode, children may learn about the world's oceans, marine life, ecology and careers in science. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 7:00AM and 7:30AM
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 1/30 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This pre-school series is about science and the process of scientific inquiry that leads to scientific knowledge. The program follows the adventures of Luna, an inquisitive six-year-old girl, who is a science enthusiast. Luna, along with little brother Jupiter and her pet ferret, Clive, views the earth as a giant laboratory. She is constantly searching to learn more about what things are, and why and how scientific actions take place. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet & Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 1/30 10:30AM and 2/6 - 3/26 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chronicles the animated adventures of three best friends: Ruff-Ruff, an instinctive pup; Tweet a cautious bird; and Dave, an imaginative panda. During each episode the program asks questions and children engage with the program by deciding which of the characters offers the correct answer or solution. The program encourages children to learn to make their own decisions. Episode examples include answering questions about: words that describe opposite states and actions; how to plant a seed and help it grow; and, searching for the biggest number during a visit to Number Land. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 1/3 - 3/27 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. The goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 1/30 11:00AM and 2/6 - 3/26 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the books of the same name, this interplanetary television series follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station. Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet are the best of friends. Under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus, the Astroblast crew learns to accept differences, help one another solve problems, make new friends, and discover that getting along and working together is always the best way to achieve a goal. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 8:00AM
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. Dog town follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are each rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dogtown facility. Viewers learn the proper treatment of animals, volunteerism and social responsibility. Episode examples include rescuing dogs from a puppy mill, and the staff launching a new program to turn shelter dogs into search and rescue dogs. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 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. The goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 1/3 - 3/27 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 features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 1/3 - 3/27 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. 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 in the locality. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Pets.TV (A version)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun., 1/3 - 3/27 7:00AM
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 relates pets to viewers' lives and interests, and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for, and respect animals. Pets from the "everyday" to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets, and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance that children can apply to their own lives. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title LazyTown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is anchored by Sportacus, a fit and agile hero, whose "kryptonite" is sugar, which makes him instantly lethargic. Sportacus and the program's cast of child characters are challenged in each episode with an issue or dilemma, and are opposed in their attempts to complete their mission by Robbie Rotten, who seeks to return LazyTown to its former lazy ways. The program seeks to impart to preschool and early school-aged children the importance of healthy living, and to help them understand the value of developing sound eating and physical exercise habits, while also providing them positive messages about friendship, empathy, self-respect, truthfulness and other age-appropriate life lessons. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan:Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 8:30AM, 9:00AM, 9:30AM and 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventure
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 10:00AM 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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 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. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as the 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. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 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. Host Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them while identifying positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Each episode also features a "Did you know?" segment that shares information viewers can use in their own backyards. This program will air on the third digital stream channel 30.3.
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat., 1/2 - 3/26 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 program features how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a team of business leaders teaches basic but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched helps teens develop confidence and business savvy and brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams. This program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 30.2.

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