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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0001587609
File Number:
CPR-161097
Submit Date:
10/10/2014
Call Sign:
KOCO-TV
Facility ID:
12508
City:
OKLAHOMA CITY
State:
OK
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2014

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, Me-TV
Nielsen DMA Oklahoma City
Web Home Page Address www.KOCO.com

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 4.0
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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Edgemont (5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a-10:00a
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 Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide "life lessons" that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30a; Saturdays 7:30-8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00a-8:30a
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. In "Travel Thru History" viewers will be taken on an educational "field trip" to areas throughout the United States. With its travelogue format, compelling back stories, and upbeat young narrator, the "Travel Thru History" series entices young adults to learn more about American history. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. The series uses beautiful photography, and brief well-edited interviews with curators and other onsite authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos, and film footage, to set a pace that will keep a busy young mind engaged.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in 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 these categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am
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, 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/7/14 11AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-09-06
Episode # 9/6/14 SEA323
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 7/6/14 11AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-07-05
Episode # 7/5/14 SEA323
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Safari(5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9a-9:30a
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (5.2 Secondary Digital
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9a-9:30a, 9:30a-10a, 10a-10:30a, 10:30a-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 16
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places -- revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears -- bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
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 Expedition Wild (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/24/14 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-08-23
Episode # 8/23/14 EW121
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/7/14 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-09-06
Episode # 9/6/14 EW123
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 7/6/14 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-07-05
Episode # 7/5/14 EW123
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/14/14 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-09-13
Episode # 9/13/14 EW124
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Teen Kid News (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12p-12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is an educational program geared for students ages 13-16. The first kid -to -kid newscast teaches students about the world by delivering news that's important to them. Teen Kids News also gives students a voice. Each week, students can log onto www.weeklyreader.com <http://www.weeklyreader.com> to vote on different topics ranging from the War in Iraq to teen drinking. All topics are educational but are presented in an age-appropriate manner so students can better understand. In addition to delivering the news, teachers are also encouraged to download scripts of the show and hold their own newscasts in the classroom to help teach public speaking, reading and writing skills. Each week, Kids News also has vocabulary quizzes. The half hour program can be seen coast to coast and has received tremendous feedback from teachers nationwide. Main Digital channel.
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 Teen Kid News (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/7/14 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-09-06
Episode # 9/6/14 1152
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kid News (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/24/14 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-08-23
Episode # 8/23/14 1150
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kid News (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/14/14 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-09-13
Episode # 9/13/14 1201
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kid News (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 7/6/14 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-07-05
Episode # 7/5/14 1143
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am-11:30am
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. Wildlife Docs is a half-hour weekly series produced for ages 13-16 that 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 informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidocope 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.
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 Wildlife Docs (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/14/14 12PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-09-13
Episode # 9/13/14 WD125
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Wildlife Docs (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/7/14 12PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-09-06
Episode # 9/6/14 WD115
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Wildlife Docs (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 7/6/14 12PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-07-05
Episode # 7/5/14 WD123
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Developed and produced for 13-16 years olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in the 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 manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the vieweing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travel down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Born To Explore (5.1 Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/7/14 1PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-09-06
Episode # 9/6/14 BTE320
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Jeff Corwin Ocean Mysteries (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. The half-hour weekly series Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of mingling species, viewers wil get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30a-9:00a
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 offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Safari(5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday/ 9:00a-9:30a 7/20/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens, -- with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
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 Jennifer Payne
Address KOCO 1300 E. Britton Road
City Oklahoma City
State OK
Zip 73131
Telephone Number 405-478-6671
Email Address jenniferpayne@hearst.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. On 8/9/14, 9:30am-10am, Ocean Mysteries did not air due to an ABC Breaking News Special Report.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am
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, 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 (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The 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.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12n-12:30pm
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. Teen Kids News is an educational program geared for students ages 13-16. The first kid -to -kid newscast teaches students about the world by delivering news that's important to them. Teen Kids News also gives students a voice. Each week, students can log onto www.weeklyreader.com <http://www.weeklyreader.com> to vote on different topics ranging from the War in Iraq to teen drinking. All topics are educational but are presented in an age-appropriate manner so students can better understand. In addition to delivering the news, teachers are also encouraged to download scripts of the show and hold their own newscasts in the classroom to help teach public speaking, reading and writing skills. Each week, Kids News also has vocabulary quizzes. The half hour program can be seen coast to coast and has received tremendous feedback from teachers nationwide. Main Digital channel.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in 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 these categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30am; Saturdays 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am-12n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Developed and produced for 13-16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in the 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 manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, 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 he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Jeff Corwin Ocean Mysteries (5.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of mingling species, viewers wil get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30am, 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters are Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into tales that have baffled people throughout the ages. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9-9:30am, 9:30-10am, 10-10:30am, 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (5.2 Secondary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30am, 8:30-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In "Travel Thru History" viewers will be taken on an educational "field trip" to areas throughout the United States. With its travelogue format, compelling back stories, and upbeat young narrator, the "Travel Thru History" series entices young adults to learn more about American history. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. The series uses beautiful photography, and brief well-edited interviews with curators and other onsite authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos, and film footage, to set a pace that will keep a busy young mind engaged.

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Ohio/Oklahoma Hearst Television Inc.


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