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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:
0003471356
File Number:
CPR-171367
Submit Date:
07/09/2015
Call Sign:
KABC-TV
Facility ID:
282
City:
LOS ANGELES
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2015

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Los Angeles
Web Home Page Address www.abc7.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Animal Outtakes (effective 4/18/15 on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8:30-9am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Animal Outtakes is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Host Marsha Panuce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10am PST
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 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. 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, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In 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 provides 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11:30am-12 noon-PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 half-hour weekly series, Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner produced for ages 13-16, is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. **The Saturday, 4/18/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "SportsCenter Special Presented by Experian: Gruden's QB Camp". **The Saturday, 5/9/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "2015 Draft Academy Presented by Courtyard by Marriott" The Draft". **The Saturday, 6/6/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "2015 X Games Austin".
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 (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 4/19/15 @ 10-10:30am-PST
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 # Saturday, 4/18/15 @ 11:30am-12 noon-PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 5/9/15 @ 9-9:30am-PST
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 # Saturday, 5/9/15 @ 11:30am-12 noon-PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 6/7/15 @ 10-10:30am-PST
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 # Saturday, 6/6/15 @ 11:30am-12 noon-PST
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) America's Heartland (episode #1) (effective 4/18/15 on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7:30-8am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. America's Heartland is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2/D3) Everyday Health (4/5-4/12/15) **last simulcast on D3 thru 4/12/15**
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10-10:30am PST
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. Airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Everyday Health is a weekly half-hour program developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16. Everyday Health hosts scan the country finding those who pay it forward to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as agents of change, special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11-11:30am PST
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. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. **The Saturday, 4/18/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "SportsCenter Special Presented by Experian: Gruden's QB Camp". **The Saturday, 6/6/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "2015 X Games Aspen".
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 (D1) The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 4/19/15 @ 9:30-10am PST
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 # Saturday, 4/18/15 @ 11-11:30am PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 6/6/15 @ 3:30-4pm PST
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 # Saturday, 6/6/15 @ 11-11:30am PST
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Eco Company (episode #1) (effective 4/18/15 on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7-7:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Eco Company is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:30-11am PST
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 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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, 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 (9 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2/D3) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (episode #1) **last simulcast on D3 thru 4/12/15**
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9-9:30am PST
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. Airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) America's Heartland (episode #2) (effective 4/18/15 on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9:30-10am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. America's Heartland is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10-10:30am PST
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 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. This half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. Through episodes on subjects ranging 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 about 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 (12 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 12-12:30pm PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
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. 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 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether Richard 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. **The Saturday, 4/4/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "The Grantland Basketball Hour presented by USPS". **The Saturday, 4/11/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "SportsCenter Special Presented by Experian: Gruden's QB Camp". **The Saturday, 4/18/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "NBA Playoffs First Round Game #1". **The Saturday, 4/25/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "2015 Draft Academy Presented by Courtyard by Marriott: The Combine". **The Saturday, 5/2/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "World of X Games: 20 Years, 20 Firsts". **The Saturday, 5/9/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "2015 Draft Academy Presented by Courtyard by Marriott" The Draft". **The Saturday, 5/16/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "World of X Games: Most Dominant Summer Edition". **The Saturday, 6/6/15 episode was preempted for ABC Network Sports program: "2015 X Games Austin".
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 (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 5/16/15 @ 9-9:30am PST
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 # Saturday, 5/16/15 @ 12-12:30pm PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 4/25/15 @ 9-9:30am PST
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 # Saturday, 4/25/15 @ 12-12:30pm PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 5/2/15 @ 9-9:30am PST
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 # Saturday, 5/2/15 @ 12-12:30pm PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 6/7/15 @ 10:30-11am PST
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 # Saturday, 6/6/15 @ 12-12:30pm PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 4/12/15 @ 11:30am-12 noon PST
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 # Saturday, 4/11/15 @ 12-12:30pm PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 4/5/15 @ 3:30-4pm PST
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 # Saturday, 4/4/15 @ 12-12:30pm PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 4/19/15 @ 3:30-4pm PST
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 # Saturday, 4/18/15 @ 12-12:30pm PST
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 5/10/15 @ 10:30-11am PST
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 # Saturday, 5/9/15 @ 12-12:30pm PST
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2/D3) Recipe Rehab (episode #1) **last simulcast on D3 thru 4/12/15**
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:30-11am PST
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. Airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2/D3) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (episode #2) **last simulcast on D3 thru 4/12/15**
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9:30-10am PST
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. Airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Skooled (effective 4/18/15 on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8-8:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Skooled is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Teenagers are experts at being teenagers. Teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, filmmaking and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2/D3) Real Life 101 **last simulcast on D3 thru 4/12/15**
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11:30am-12 noon PST
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. Airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers on the job to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2/D3) Recipe Rehab (episode #2) **last simulcast on D3 thru 4/12/15**
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11-11:30am PST
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. Airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Eco Company (episode #2) (effective 4/18/15 on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9-9:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Eco Company is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
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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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 Karmen Llamas-Fernandez
Address 500 Circle Seven Drive
City Glendale
State CA
Zip 91201
Telephone Number 818-863-7279
Email Address karmen.llamas@abc.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. This quarter, KABC-TV ran over 100 public service announcements (PSAs) on D1 and over 1,000 PSAs on D2/D3 specifically geared to children during various dayparts, including time periods in and around our children's programming. These PSAs covered subjects ranging from nutrition to education and volunteering. KABC-TV also produces the local public affairs/informational program Vista L.A., which showcases positive influences for young and old Latino viewers. KABC-TV also sponsors many community events throughout southern California. Some of the many events the station was involved with this quarter are: Autism Speaks "Walk Now for Autism" ABC7 produced and aired Public Service Announcements with Eyewitness News Anchor Phillip Palmer, promoting "Walk Now for Autism", which was held on April 18, 2015. ABC7 is the Media Sponsor and we participated in the Walk, as well as manned a Booth. Phillip Palmer was the Master of Ceremonies and Eyewitness News Talent Marc Brown, Michelle Tuzee, Ellen Leyva and Dallas Raines signed autographs at the Booth. Nepal Earthquake Relief Effort ABC7 held a Telethon, with the American Red Cross, to help the victims of the Nepal Earthquake, as well as opened their PO Box to viewer's donations. The Telethon was hosted at the ABC7 Studios on April 29, 2015. Through the generosity of its viewers, ABC7 raised a total of $202,871.02. Mexican American Opportunity Foundation ABC7 was the Media Sponsor for the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation's "36th National Latina Women's Conference," which was held on May 8, 2015. The Media Sponsorship included on-air promotion on the station's weekly PSA, the 7 Day Planner, and sponsoring a career workshop on "Careers in Television." The panelists for the "Careers in Television" included ABC7's Traffic Reporter Alysha Del Valle; Assistant Director of Programming, Lisa Gonzalez; News Assistant, Gisela Perez, and Diane Medina, Vice President, Diversity Programs and Community Relations. Eyewitness News Anchor Ellen Leyva served as the Mistress of Ceremonies for the Awards Luncheon. Special Olympics World Games LA 2015 ABC7 is the local media sponsor for the Special Olympics World Games to be held in Los Angeles in July 2015. ABC7 has been airing PSAs and promo spots promoting the Special Games and the Torch Run. ABC7 news broadcasts featured on-air news talent encouraging viewers to donate to the World Games by going to a special Team ABC7 link to make monetary donations. In addition to on-air promotion, ABC7 is aggressively using social media platforms using ABC7 on-air talent to promote support and excitement for the World Games. ABC7 news shows are including multiple news stories about the games featuring Special Olympics athletes, coaches and events. The ABC7 Cool Kids news segments that honor high school students has included high school age Special Olympic athletes. At the request of the Special Olympics, ABC7 provided B-roll of a staged leg of the Torch run and shared the video with the Special Olympics organization and ESPN to be used for PSA spots. Feed SoCal ABC7, Vons, Albertsons and Southern California regional food banks partnered up for the 4th annual Feed SoCal hunger initiative. The food drive took place during the month of June and included the following food banks in Southern California: Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, Feeding America Riverside/San Bernardino and FOOD Share Ventura County. ABC7 produced and aired Public Service Announcement's with On-Air News Talent Bri Winkler and Alysha Del Valle and held four Stuff-A-Truck events on Friday, June 19, 2015 and Friday, June 26, 2015. Bri Winkler and Alysha Del Valle hosted the events. The month long campaign resulted in the collection of over 4 million pounds of food for the food banks. Shelter Me and Bark Avenue Foundation ABC7 aired Public Service Announcements, and for two weeks on the 7 Day Planner, promoting

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Program Title (D1) Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10-10:30am PST
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 half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. Through episodes on subjects ranging 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 about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Animal Outtakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8:30-9am PST
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. Eco Company is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) America's Heartland (episode #1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7:30-8am PST
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. America's Heartland is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) America's Heartland (episode #2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9:30-10am PST
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. America's Heartland is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11-11:30am PST
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, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (episode #1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:30-11am PST
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. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Eco Company (episode #2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9-9:30am PST
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. Eco Company is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (episode #2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11-11:30am PST
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. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (episode #1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9-9:30am PST
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11:30am-12 noon PST
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. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers on the job to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10am PST
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, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In 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 provides 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.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11:30am-12 noon PST
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, produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Eco Company (episode #1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7-7:30am PST
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. Eco Company is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:30-11am PST
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 half-hour weekly series is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about 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. This program seeks to educate viewers that there's a reciprocal benefit to sea animal rescue: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology and the information obtained adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue seeks to 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 (15 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10-10:30am PST
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. Everyday Health is a weekly half-hour program developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16. Everyday Health hosts scan the country finding those who pay it forward to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as agents of change, special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 12-12:30pm PST
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 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 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether Richard 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 (17 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (episode #2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9:30-10am PST
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Skooled
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8-8:30am PST
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. Skooled is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Teenagers are experts at being teenagers. Teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, filmmaking and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series.

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