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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-149750
Submit Date:
01/09/2014
Call Sign:
WHSV-TV
Facility ID:
4688
City:
Massanutten
State:
VA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2013

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 ABC
Nielsen DMA Harrisonburg
Web Home Page Address www.whsv.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 5.0
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 504.0
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: 12.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930a-10a WHSV
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond--by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know--and care--about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930am EHSV
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A half-hour series that tracks a new adventure for the Hanna family as they explore a different exotic location, learning and sharing about the conservation projects that are making a huge difference in the lives of the local people and animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12p-1230p EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Hosted by legendary announcer Pat Summerall, it features the next generation of superstars on their journey to greatness.
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/19
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730a-8a GHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Laura has been around the world many times and is not only familiar with all the attractions, historic sites and hotels that every traveler should know about, but her travel savvy and famous travel tips have saved millions of viewers valuable vacation time when planning their trips. Famous for telling it like it is, her knowledge is recognized and appreciated by global travel authorities and her understanding of contemporary travel problems makes her programs a must consult for professional and leisure travelers alike.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Dragonfly.tv
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730am EHSV
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DragonflyTV is a science education television series for children aged 6-12, produced by Twin Cities Public Television, broadcast on most PBS stations. DragonflyTV showcases our most eager young scientists in a way that encourages all kids to discover the wonders of science. It's a new approach in science television for kids, because it features ordinary children and their own science investigations. Whether shooting over moguls on freeride skis, getting up close and personal with alligators, or cooking up experiments in their own kitchens, the DragonflyTV kids empower viewers to explore, question, and learn. In each episode, children tell how they pursued their own investigations, communicating the infectious excitement that comes with making their own discoveries.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30 - 9:00 EHSV
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A documentary television series about a personal tour guide to the world of animals. The series is hosted by Jarod Miller.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1230p-100p EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour series featuring young achievers and high profile athletes.
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 The Real Winning Edge
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/19
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am WHSV
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 Wildlife Docs goes behind the scenes with our veterinarians, technicians and trainers as they care for the more than 12,000 exotic animals that inhabit Busch Gardens. Viewers get an up-close look at the ground-breaking medical procedures and enriching care that are just part of a day's work for this dedicated group.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Pets TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930a-10a EHSV
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. Pets TV celebrates the pets we love and people who love them. PetNews, Pet Care, Pet Health and Pet Lifestyles.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 WHSV
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. Expedition Wild presents the unique story of Casey Anderson, a man who has dedicated himself to wildlife preservation. Casey has a daring approach to understanding grizzlies' every move, something most evident in the special relationship he has with Brutus.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030a-11a WHSV
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 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7a-730a GHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. What does it mean to "go green" as a teen? On Eco Company, a dynamic and diverse group of teens combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to preserve the planet they will inherit. Eco Comp;any explores ass aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The Eco team will report on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and will share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Weekly shows provide practical tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30am WHSV
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. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday and Sunday 10-1030am HHSV
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. Explore the magnificent African continent, from the brush lands of the Savanna to the great Okavango Delta and the mysterious world of wildlife
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday and Sunday 1030a-11a HHSV
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. Edgemont is a television program designed for middle and high school students aged 13-16 years-old and is rated TV-PG. Originally produced by Canada's public broadcaster, CBC, the series depicts the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. Each 30-minute episode generally focuses on the children's activities at AC McKinley Secondary School. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7a-730a EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an educational and entertaining wildlife program that introduces young viewers to the world of animals in their natural habitat. Topics range from habitats and animal antics to endangered species and conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a-830a, 830a-9a; Sunday 8a-8:30a, 830a-9a HHSV
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary schools students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows and puppetry.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday and Sunday 930a-10a HHSV
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as spirits, legendary creatures, monsters, dinosaurs and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment. It has garnered awards and accolades from around the world, including eight Gemini Award nominations, a 2006 Parents' Choice Award, and a 2007 Japan Prize (sponsored by the Japanese television network NHK) for the "Stonehenge" episode, awarded the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Prize in the Early Education category.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9a-930a WHSV
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 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in a countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' 'smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 700-7:30am WHSV
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eight time Emmy nominated Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday and Sunday 9a-930a HHSV
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. In Travel Thru History, viewers will be taken on an educational "field trip" to areas throughout the United States. It is designed to spark interest and enthusiam for the rich history that surrounds the United States. It will take them to places they may never have thought to go, or might not have known even existed.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12 - 1230pm WHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 Coolest Places on Earth takes viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks, and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture, to discover why it deserves to be called one of the coolest places on earth!
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 Coolest Places on Earth
List date and time rescheduled 11/15 6am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 11/16
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Coolest Places on Earth
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/12
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Coolest Places on Earth
List date and time rescheduled 11/9 6am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 11/9
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Coolest Places on Earth
List date and time rescheduled 11/2 6am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 11/2
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Coolest Places on Earth
List date and time rescheduled 11/30 6am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 11/30
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Coolest Places on Earth
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/7
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a-8:30a EHSV
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. A reality television series about animals and their exciting adventures. This series is hosted by Jack Hanna.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10a-1030a WHSV
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 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Developed and produced for 13-16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 12-16 year olds, Born To Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born To Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, brining the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 4) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 630a-7a WHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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 Tales is a weekly half-hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. Dog Tales features dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds from across the United States.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 4) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 6-6:30am EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions
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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about money and business as well as setting and achieving their financial goals.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 4) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 630-7a EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions
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 weekly half hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 4) Response
Program Title Raw Travel
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 630-7am EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions
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. Raw Travel is a socially aware adventure travel series for independent thinkers.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Tina Wood
Address 50 North Main Street
City Harrisonburg
State VA
Zip 22802
Telephone Number 540-433-9191
Email Address twood@whsv.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. With respect to Question 7(b), this station is a digital-only station and no longer airs programming on an analog stream. The station stopped broadcasting on one of its multicast streams the week of December 2, therefore the programs broadcast on that stream aired only 9 weeks.

Other Matters (26)

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Other Matters (1 of 26) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 730a-8a EHSV
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. What does it mean to "go green" as a teen? On Eco Company, a dynamic and diverse group of teens combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to preserve the planet they will inherit. Eco Company explores aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The Eco team will report on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and will share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Weekly shows provide practical tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Other Matters (2 of 26) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8a-830a HHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary schools students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows and puppetry.
Other Matters (3 of 26) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130-12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 39 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. Expedition Wild presents the unique story of Casey Anderson, a man who has dedicated himself to wildlife preservation. Casey has a daring approach to understanding grizzlies' every move, something most evident in the special relationship he has with Brutus.
Other Matters (4 of 26) Response
Program Title Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930a EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A half-hour series that tracks a new adventure for the Hanna family as they explore a different exotic location, learning and sharing about the conservation projects that are making a huge difference in the lives of the local people and animals.
Other Matters (5 of 26) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1230p-1p EHSV
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 Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour series featuring young achievers and high profile athletes.
Other Matters (6 of 26) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30a WHSV
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 Wildlife Docs goes behind the scenes with our veterinarians, technicians and trainers as they care for the more than 12,000 exotic animals that inhabit Busch Gardens. Viewers get an up-close look at the ground-breaking medical procedures and enriching care that are just part of a day's work for this dedicated group.
Other Matters (7 of 26) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/Sunday 1030a-11a HHSV
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. Edgemont is a television program designed for middle and high school students aged 13-16 years-old and is rated TV-PG. Originally produced by Canada's public broadcaster, CBC, the series depicts the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. Each 30-minute episode generally focuses on the children's activities at AC McKinley Secondary School. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Other Matters (8 of 26) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a-830a HHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary schools students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows and puppetry.
Other Matters (9 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830-9 EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A documentary television series about a personal tour guide to the world of animals. The series is hosted by Jarod Miller.
Other Matters (10 of 26) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830a-9a HHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary schools students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows and puppetry.
Other Matters (11 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a-830a EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A reality television series about animals and their exciting adventures. This series is hosted by Jack Hanna.
Other Matters (12 of 26) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12p-1230p EHSV
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. Hosted by legendary announcer Pat Summerall, it features the next generation of superstars on their journey to greatness.
Other Matters (13 of 26) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/Sunday 1030a-11a HHSV
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals.
Other Matters (14 of 26) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930a-10a WHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond--by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know--and care--about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (15 of 26) Response
Program Title Dragonfly.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730a-8a EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour series featuring "hands-on" science projects.
Other Matters (16 of 26) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730a-8a WHSV
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. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas.
Other Matters (17 of 26) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/Sunday 9a-930a HHSV
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. In Travel Thru History, viewers will be taken on an educational "field trip" to areas throughout the United States. It is designed to spark interest and enthusiam for the rich history that surrounds the United States. It will take them to places they may never have thought to go, or might not have known even existed.
Other Matters (18 of 26) Response
Program Title Coolest Place on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12p-1230p WHSV
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. Coolest place on earth. Each episode takes viewers to the coolest places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and incredible works of nature - to explore their history and culture.
Other Matters (19 of 26) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030a-11a WHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (20 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7a-730a WHSV
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. Eight time Emmy nominated Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals.
Other Matters (21 of 26) Response
Program Title Pets TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930a-10a EHSV
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. Pets TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them. PetNews, Pet Care, Pet Health and Pet Lifestyles.
Other Matters (22 of 26) Response
Program Title Laura Mackenzie Traveler
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7-730a-8a EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Laura has been around the world many times and is not only familiar with all the attractions, historic sites and hotels that every traveler should know about, but her travel savvy and famous travel tips have saved millions of viewers valuable vacation time when planning their trips. Famous for telling it like it is, her knowledge is recognized and appreciated by global travel authorities and her understanding of contemporary travel problems makes her programs a must consult for professional and leisure travelers alike.
Other Matters (23 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7a-730a EHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an educational and entertaining wildlife program that introduces young viewers to the world of animals in their natural habitat. Topics range from habitats and animal antics to endangered species and conservation.
Other Matters (24 of 26) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 830a-9a HHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures presents stories and drawings by elementary schools students from 2nd through 8th grade. School administrators, classroom teachers, and families can submit students' works. Our creative cast of improv actors makes the writing come to life using story theatre, game shows and puppetry.
Other Matters (25 of 26) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10a-1030a WHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Developed and produced for 13-16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 12-16 year olds, Born To Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born To Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, brining the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (26 of 26) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9a-930a WHSV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in a countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' 'smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.

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