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January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-175330
Submit Date:
10/12/2015
Call Sign:
WXIX-TV
Facility ID:
39738
City:
NEWPORT
State:
KY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/12/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Cincinnati
Web Home Page Address www.fox19now.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 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30-9AM (September 6 - September 27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an educational and informative half hour that take young viewers ages 13-16 on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 9/6/15]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8AM (July 4 - September 26)
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years old. Wildlife expert Jack Hanna and his family explore a variety of wild locations, hosted by regional guides. The shows explore the wildlife, environmental and conservation issues relevant to each area.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (July 4 - September 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, travels the globe to introduce viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. Learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12PM (July 4 - September 26)
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. Safari Tracks, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitats. Each week, the show explores the African continent - from the brush lands of the savanna to the great Okavango delta.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11AM (July 5 - September 27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Topics addressed will include both physical challenges such as deafness, disease or handicaps and emotional challenges such as parental substance abuse, broken families and poverty.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8-8:30AM (September 6 - September 27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 9/6/15]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (July 11 - September 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. FUTURE PHENOMS, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV,serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. Future Phenom's gives an "on and off the field" look at the athletes covering their athletic, educational and charitable endeavors. The athletes profiled serve as good role models and provide valuable insight for young people today who want to compete competitively in sports. [WXIX began airing Grit TV on July 10, 2015, therefore we did not air for the complete quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12-12:30PM (July 11 - September 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. OCEAN MYSTERIES, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show focuses on conservation, research, and preservation of ocean and near ocean species and habitats from around the world. [WXIX began airing Grit TV on July 10, 2015, therefore we did not air for the complete quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30A-12PM (July 5 - August 30)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an educational and informative half hour that take young viewers ages 13-16 on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. [Regularly scheduled in this time period until 8/30/15, moved to new time period]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (July 5 - September 6)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Whaddyado, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain teens 13-16. Using dramatic re-enactments and interviews with participants and experts, the show chronicles real life stories of ordinary teens who found themselves in perilous and challenging situations, and how they made the right decisions. Some shows also pose a 'moral dilemma' segment, intended to prepare young people to handle difficult situations and make the right choices. [Show was regularly scheduled in this time period through 9/6/15]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Culture Click (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (July 4 - September 26)
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. Culture Click, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is a weekly half-hour series that explores the relationship between cultural events and every-day life. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, Culture Click analyzes topics that are trending on the internet and provides insight and perspective on issues that shape our society. The program is a highly interactive journey that evokes curiosity about our world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (July 11 - September 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. BETTER PLANET TV, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program focuses on the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. Episodes will feature the development of new products and changing behaviors, as well as utilizing scientific data about the earth's changing ecosystem to create practical applications. [WXIX began airing Grit TV on July 10, 2015, therefore we did not air for the complete quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (July 4 - September 26)
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. Live Life & Win, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The series features inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and achievement in the arts, school, sports and their community. The show addresses topics such as social responsibility, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism and the importance of exercise and good nutrition.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 21) Response
Program Title On the Spot (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (July 11 - September 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. On the Spot, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, serves the cognitive needs of teens 13-16. Based on the Common Core State Standards for Math and English Language Arts in grades 6-8, as well as state standards for Science, Social Studies/History, Health, the Arts and Physical Education, the program poses the questions, then explains the answer so viewers will not only know they answer, but understand it too. [WXIX began airing Grit TV on July 10, 2015, therefore we did not air for the complete quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30AM (July 5 - September 27)
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. Live Life & Win, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The series features inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and achievement in the arts, school, sports and their community. The show addresses topics such as social responsibility, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism and the importance of exercise and good nutrition.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30AM (July 4 - September 26)
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. Animal Atlas, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habitats, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title State to State (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11-11:30AM (July 5 - September 6)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. State to State, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program for teens 13-16 that travels the United States and features incredible cities, amazing monuments, natural wonders, and other interesting destinations. The series will be packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the dynamic and diverse country in which they live. [Regularly scheduled in this time period through 9/6/15; moved for one week]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1PM (July 11 - September 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. FUTURE PHENOMS, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV,serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. Future Phenom's gives an "on and off the field" look at the athletes covering their athletic, educational and charitable endeavors. The athletes profiled serve as good role models and provide valuable insight for young people today who want to compete competitively in sports. [WXIX began airing Grit TV on July 10, 2015, therefore we did not air for the complete quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 21) Response
Program Title On the Spot (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7-7:30AM (July 5 - September 27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 11
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. On the Spot, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the cognitive needs of teens 13-16. Based on the Common Core State Standards for Math and English Language Arts in grades 6-8, as well as state standards for Science, Social Studies/History, Health, the Arts and Physical Education, the program poses the questions, then explains the answer so viewers will not only know the answer, but understand it too.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (September 20 - September 27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Zoo Clues, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 9/20/15]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Make: Television (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12PM (July 11 - September 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. MAKE: Television, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show focuses on the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. Episodes feature a variety of innovative individuals who combine their imagination with scientific principles to create engineering wonders. Teen viewers get to see the practical application of the math, science, technology and engineering concepts they are learning in school. [WXIX began airing Grit TV on July 10, 2015, therefore we did not air for the complete quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Friday night/Saturday morning, 4:30-5AM (July 3 - August 29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 9
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Exploration, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the cognitive and developmental needs of teens 13-16. Hosted by a member of the noted "Explorers' Club", the program introduces teens to the geography, culture and natural wonders of different locations around the world. [Regularly Scheduled in this time period until 8/29/15]
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Friday night/Saturday morning, 4:30-5AM (September 4 - September 25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, introduces you to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you never knew existed! [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 9/4/15]
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 3) Response
Program Title State to State (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday Morning, 7:30-8AM (September 13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. State to State, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program for teens 13-16 that travels the United States and features incredible cities, amazing monuments, natural wonders, and other interesting destinations. The series will be packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the dynamic and diverse country in which they live. [Aired in this time period on an OTO basis]
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Debbie Bush
Address 635 W. 7th Street
City Cincinnati
State OH
Zip 45203
Telephone Number (513) 562-2402
Email Address dbush@fox19now.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. Section 4 is blank and the answers to Questions 7b and 7c are NO, due to the fact that WXIX is no longer broadcasting an analog stream. WXIX-TV airs a variety of public service announcements in teen time periods. Campaigns included Shelter Pet Adoption, Boys Town and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. WXIX-TV is also involved in a variety of ongoing and seasonal non-broadcast activities such as Project Backpack to provide back-to-school supplies for needy children. WXIX-TV began airing GRIT on .3 on July 10, 2015

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (October 3 - December 26)
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. BETTER PLANET TV, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program focuses on the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. Episodes will feature the development of new products and changing behaviors, as well as utilizing scientific data about the earth's changing ecosystem to create practical applications.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8-8:30AM (October 4 - December 27)
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. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12P (October 3 - December 26)
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. Awesome Adventures, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is designed to educate, inform and entertain teens 13-16 about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or pedantic, but rather the goal is to make learning fun. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 10/3/15]
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12-12:30PM (October 3 - December 26)
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. OCEAN MYSTERIES, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show focuses on conservation, research, and preservation of ocean and near ocean species and habitats from around the world.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (October 3 - December 26)
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. Live Life & Win, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The series features inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and achievement in the arts, school, sports and their community. The show addresses topics such as social responsibility, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism and the importance of exercise and good nutrition.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (October 3 - December 26)
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. Awesome Adventures, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is designed to educate, inform and entertain teens 13-16 about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or pedantic, but rather the goal is to make learning fun. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 10/3/15]
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30-9AM (October 4 - December 27)
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 Coolest Places on Earth, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an educational and informative half hour that take young viewers ages 13-16 on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30AM (October 4 - December 27)
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. Live Life & Win, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The series features inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and achievement in the arts, school, sports and their community. The show addresses topics such as social responsibility, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism and the importance of exercise and good nutrition.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title On the Spot (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7-7:30AM (October 4 - December 27)
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. On the Spot, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the cognitive needs of teens 13-16. Based on the Common Core State Standards for Math and English Language Arts in grades 6-8, as well as state standards for Science, Social Studies/History, Health, the Arts and Physical Education, the program poses the questions, then explains the answer so viewers will not only know the answer, but understand it too.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8AM (October 3 - December 26)
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years old. Wildlife expert Jack Hanna and his family explore a variety of wild locations, hosted by regional guides. The shows explore the wildlife, environmental and conservation issues relevant to each area.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11AM (October 4 - December 27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Topics addressed will include both physical challenges such as deafness, disease or handicaps and emotional challenges such as parental substance abuse, broken families and poverty.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (October 4 - December 27)
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. Zoo Clues, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (October 3 - December 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, travels the globe to introduce viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. Learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Make: Television (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12P (October 3 - December 26)
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. MAKE: Television, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show focuses on the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. Episodes feature a variety of innovative individuals who combine their imagination with scientific principles to create engineering wonders. Teen viewers get to see the practical application of the math, science, technology and engineering concepts they are learning in school.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30AM (October 3 - December 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habitats, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (October 3 - December 26)
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. FUTURE PHENOMS, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV,serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. Future Phenom's gives an "on and off the field" look at the athletes covering their athletic, educational and charitable endeavors. The athletes profiled serve as good role models and provide valuable insight for young people today who want to compete competitively in sports.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title On the Spot (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (October 3 - December 26)
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. On the Spot, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, serves the cognitive needs of teens 13-16. Based on the Common Core State Standards for Math and English Language Arts in grades 6-8, as well as state standards for Science, Social Studies/History, Health, the Arts and Physical Education, the program poses the questions, then explains the answer so viewers will not only know they answer, but understand it too.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1PM (October 3 - December 26)
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. FUTURE PHENOMS, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV,serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. Future Phenom's gives an "on and off the field" look at the athletes covering their athletic, educational and charitable endeavors. The athletes profiled serve as good role models and provide valuable insight for young people today who want to compete competitively in sports.

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