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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-170973
Submit Date:
07/08/2015
Call Sign:
WLUC-TV
Facility ID:
21259
City:
MARQUETTE
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2015

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

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Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Marquette
Web Home Page Address www.uppermichiganssource.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 3.5
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: 7.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Make Television
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 11:30am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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 celebrates the inventors, artists, and everyday people who mix old and new technology to create new products. On the program, every-day items are transformed for new purposes in the up-cycling process. Viewers are encouraged to combine critical thinking, imagination, and scientific principles to create products that meet the ever-changing needs of our society. This program aired on the secondary digital steam (6.3).
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 Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 7:30am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Three Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 8:30am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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. This program provides an inside look at the world of car racing. It features NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers who share their experiences, advice and stories providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs the viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career and also the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 12pm (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.3).
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 Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 7am (1/3/15 - 3/28/15)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau), brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 8am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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 strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:30am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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 showcases world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Some of the stories highlighted include: Patrick Peerage, a 14 year old actor and philanthropist, who traveled America raising cancer awareness; Turquoise Thompson who sprinted her way into the record books and earned a full scholarship to UCLA; sisters Marni & Berni Barta who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. These stories are meant to inspire young people to be selfless and to take part in the larger community around them in some meaningful way and to show them that there are many ways to accomplish things.This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 11am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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. This program provides an inside look at the world of car racing. It features NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers who share their experiences, advice and stories providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs the viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career and also the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10am & 12:30pm (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.3).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10:30am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through this program the viewer joins Chica for play dates that will take them under the sea, rocketing into space and time traveling back to caveman days. Set in a colorful, quirky shop with every kind of costume, accessory and prop imaginable, The Chica Show through animation, live action and lots of surprises teaches preschoolers about the world around them today and in history. 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 The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 6/6/15 at 7:30am
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 # 6/6/15/ TCS214
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10:30am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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 hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.3).
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 Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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 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 children can apply to their own lives. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 11:30am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EARTH TO LUNA! - 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth to Luna
List date and time rescheduled 6/6/15 at 8:30am
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 # 6/6/15/ ETL110
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Better Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 11am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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 series stresses the importance of learning about the environment and how to protect it. The episodes showcase the innovative ways people make new products and create sources of energy, all while saving money. New scientific discoveries and their practical applications are examined to show teen viewers how easy it can be to reduce wasteful consumption, recycle different products, improve the viewers' quality of life, and improve the environment. Viewers are challenged to engage in critical thinking about the ecosystem, and to choose sensible and economical approaches to protecting it. This program aired on the secondary digital steam (6.3).
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 Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 12:30pm (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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. TREE FU TOM - 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 5/30/15 at 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 # 5/30/15/ TFT108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled 4/18/15 at 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 # 4/18/15/ TFT101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled 6/6/15 at 1:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 6/6/15/ TFT109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled 4/11/15 at 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 # 4/11/15/ TFT212
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled 4/4/15 at 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 # 4/4/15/ TFT211
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled 5/2/15 at 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 # 5/2/15/ TFT103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled 4/25/15 at 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 # 4/25/15/ TFT102
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 11am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is anchored by Sportacus, a fit and agile hero, whose "krytonite" 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 6/6/15 at 8am
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 # 6/6/15/ LZT302
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 12pm (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based on the books by Lara Jones and emphasizes the use of imagination and creative thinking for the viewers. In each episode Lara reads a story to her cat, Poppy, and as the story unfolds they enter an exciting adventure which takes them to distant lands reached by boat, plane or train. Poppy Cat and his animal friends are always nice yet ignore the antics of the resident bully. The lesson in the story is to think creatively and exercise your mind through reading. 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 Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled 6/6/15 @ 1pm
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 # 6/6/15/ PCT116
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled 5/30/15 @ 9am
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 # 5/30/15/ PCT115
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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, and 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled 6/6/15 at 7am
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 # 6/6/15/ ATB123
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:30am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
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. "Career Day" gives young people a chance to follow adults at their jobs to learn about careers and possibly be inspired to enter a certain field when the time comes. Among the professions that have been featured on the show are radio DJ, animator, chef, sheriff, interior designer, chiropractor and musician. 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 Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 5/30/15 at 8:30am
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 # 5/30/15/ 515R
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 4/18/15 at 9am
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 # 4/18/15/ 518
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 5/25/15 at 9am
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 # 4/25/15/ 519
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 5/2/15 at 9am
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 # 5/2/15/ 520
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Career Day
List date and time rescheduled 6/14/15 at 1pm
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 # 6/6/15/ 517R
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 8:30am (4/4/15 - 6/27/15)
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 animal series takes a uniquely scientic approach to animal behavior studies. The program goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program aired on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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 Matthew Diehlmann
Address 2000 West 41st St
City Baltimore
State MD
Zip 21211
Telephone Number 410-662-4545
Email Address mcdiehlmann@sbgtv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. The station aired PSAs including but not limited to Habitat for Humanity, Anti-Bullying, School Attendance, and Anti-texting and driving.

Other Matters (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 12:30pm (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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. Tree Fu Tom follows the adventures of Tom, a boy who straps on a power belt and, through movement magic called Tree Fu, can transform into a tiny, mighty magical superhero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists inside a tree in his back garden. Tree Fu Tom encourages viewers to be active by jumping, making physical moves and saying specific words to send the magic to Tom. With animation by Blue Zoo Animation, Tree Fu Tom is a co-production between FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment and CBeebies. Tree Fu Tom was created and produced by Daniel Bays. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 8am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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 strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10:00am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is Sprout's newest original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff (an excitable puppy), Tweet (a lovable and thoughtful chick), and Dave (a unique, blue panda) on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices and encourages viewers to watch the show while accessing a companion interactive mobile app. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:30am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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 showcases world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Some of the stories highlighted include: Patrick Peerage, a 14 year old actor and philanthropist, who traveled America raising cancer awareness; Turquoise Thompson who sprinted her way into the record books and earned a full scholarship to UCLA; sisters Marni & Berni Barta who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. These stories are meant to inspire young people to be selfless and to take part in the larger community around them in some meaningful way and to show them that there are many ways to accomplish things.This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:30am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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. "Career Day" gives young people a chance to follow adults at their jobs to learn about careers and possibly be inspired to enter a certain field when the time comes. Among the professions that have been featured on the show are radio DJ, animator, chef, sheriff, interior designer, chiropractor and musician. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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 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 children can apply to their own lives. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Make Television
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 11:30am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program celebrates the inventors, artists, and everyday people who mix old and new technology to create new products. On the program, every-day items are transformed for new purposes in the up-cycling process. Viewers are encouraged to combine critical thinking, imagination, and scientific principles to create products that meet the ever-changing needs of our society. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.3).
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Lazy Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15))
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. LAZYTOWN - This program is anchored by Sportacus, a fit and agile hero, whose "krytonite" 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 main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Better Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 11am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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 series stresses the importance of learning about the environment and how to protect it. The episodes showcase the innovative ways people make new products and create sources of energy, all while saving money. New scientific discoveries and their practical applications are examined to show teen viewers how easy it can be to reduce wasteful consumption, recycle different products, improve the viewers' quality of life, and improve the environment. Viewers are challenged to engage in critical thinking about the ecosystem, and to choose sensible and economical approaches to protecting it. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.3).
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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. Sputnik, Halley, Radar, Comet, and Jet are five fun-loving animals who live with their alien octopus friend Sal in the Astroblast Space Station, which also houses a large library and a smoothie cafe called the Frosty Star. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 11:30am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15))
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. EARTH TO LUNA! - 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 main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 7am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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 Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau), brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program will air on the main digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 7:30am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10:30am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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 hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.3).
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 8:30am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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 animal series takes a uniquely scientic approach to animal behavior studies. The program goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10am & 12:30pm (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.3).
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Three Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 8:30am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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 provides an inside look at the world of car racing. It features NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers who share their experiences, advice and stories providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs the viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career and also the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 12pm (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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. Based on the award-winning book series created by Lara Jones that has sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide, the colourful and appealing characters spring to life from the page to the small screen in stories of friendship and fantasy play. Seen through the eyes of Poppy's young owner, a little girl called Lara, each story is a celebration of adventure as Poppy Cat and her friends embark on fanciful journeys through fantastical lands. Told with humour and great heart, these stories give children a glimpse of their own potential for imaginative play and creativity through the tales of a very special cat and her equally interesting band of friends. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 11am (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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 hosted by teens and used peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.2).
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 12pm (7/4/15 - 9/26/15)
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program will air on the secondary digital stream (6.3).

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