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

FRN:
0004284899
File Number:
0000007656
Submit Date:
01/07/2016
Call Sign:
WXXA-TV
Facility ID:
11970
City:
ALBANY
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/07/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WXXA-TV LLC

Doing Business As: WXXA-TV LLC

Sheldon H. Galloway

103 MICHELLE CIRCLE

LAFAYETTE, LA 70503

United States

+1 (337) 237-9965

shelg@shieldmediausa.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

CHRISTINE A. REILLY , Esq. .

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8245

christine.reilly@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX, OTB, LAFF-TV
Nielsen DMA Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Web Home Page Address www.fox23albany.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 6.19
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: 3.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. Main Channel - Whaddyado (What Do You Do) is a half-hour educational series which chronicles real-life stories involving ordinary teens who find themselves caught in perilous and challenging situations. Through dramatic re-enactments or real-life footage, Whaddyado skillfully documents these events, interviews participants and talks to various experts, who explain how best to react. Whaddyado is designed to educate and inspire teens about the world around them. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:30a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
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 Whaddyado
List date and time rescheduled 10/31/2015 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Main Channel - What will the world look like in 2050. Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us. Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 9:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Main Channel - Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions. The show explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Pets.TV covers pet ownership, including pet news, pet care, pet health and pet lifestyles. It goes beyond the standard focus on cats and dogs and features profile segments on all types of pets and their relationships with owners, trainers and the people who interact with them. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream at 7:30a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Muticast Channel - Eco Company serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content exploring all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally Eco Company regularly provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:00p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Main Channel - Wild About Animals is designed to educate and inform children by bringing them the most entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of at least four stories designed to teach children about exotic and unique animals from the wild, as well as educate them further about animals they see everyday. It is regularly scheduled at 7:00a on Sundays . It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. Main Channel - Live Life & Win! is a half-hour series with a goal to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school & sports, exercise & nutrition and health & wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism." It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream at 9:00a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
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 Live Life & Win
List date and time rescheduled 10/31/2015 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Main Channel - Produced specifically for the 13-16 demographic, this is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. This is a program that all animal lovers will watch and learn from. Xploration Animal Science is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 9:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Main Channel - Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Americas Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Muticast Channel - AMERICAS HEARTLAND serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding Americas agricultural history. The series 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. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 10:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Main Channel - Young Icons features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream at 7:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Main Channel - This new half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet. Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. Main Channel - Awesome Adventures is designed to educate, inform and entertain children about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream at 8:00a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
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 Awesome Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 10/31/2015 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Main Channel - Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions. The show explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Pets.TV covers pet ownership, including pet news, pet care, pet health and pet lifestyles. It goes beyond the standard focus on cats and dogs and features profile segments on all types of pets and their relationships with owners, trainers and the people who interact with them. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Saturdays at 7:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 16
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
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. Main Channel - "Dragonfly TV" is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream at 9:30a on Sundays and moves to its new time period, Saturdays at Noon on September 12th. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
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 Dragonfly TV
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-10-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly TV
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-12-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly TV
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-12-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Muticast Channel - ANIMAL OUTTAKES serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding various critters in the animal kingdom. The series visits zoos and sanctuaries across the United States to learn about different species and their habitats. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 11:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Skooled
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Muticast Channel - SKOOLED serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of teaching and understanding various academic subjects in high school. In each episode, teenagers role-reverse and become teachers and teachers become students. The teens learn how to communicate and explain their curriculum, while the teachers learn from a students point-of-view. The adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, filmmaking and drama. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 11:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 17
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
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. Main Channel - The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:30p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Real Winning Edge
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-10-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Real Winning Edge
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-10-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Real Winning Edge
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-12-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Real Winning Edge
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-12-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Real Winning Edge
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-12-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Muticast Channel - Eco Company serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content exploring all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally Eco Company regularly provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 10:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Americas Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Muticast Channel -AMERICAS HEARTLAND serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding Americas agricultural history. The series 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. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:30p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Paul Pelliccia
Address 341 Northern Blvd
City Albany
State NY
Zip 12204
Telephone Number (518) 433-4251
Email Address ppelliccia@fox23albany.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. LAFF-TV is a new Multicast stream for WXXA. It was launched on December 23, 2015

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:00a
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. Main Channel - Awesome Adventures is designed to educate, inform and entertain children about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Sundays at 8:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:00a
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. Main Channel - Wild About Animals is designed to educate and inform children by bringing them the most entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of at least four stories designed to teach children about exotic and unique animals from the wild, as well as educate them further about animals they see everyday. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Sundays at 7:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9:00a
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. Main Channel - Live Life & Win! is a half-hour series with a goal to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school & sports, exercise & nutrition and health & wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism." It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Sundays at 9:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30a
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. Muticast Channel - ANIMAL OUTTAKES serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding various critters in the animal kingdom. The series visits zoos and sanctuaries across the United States to learn about different species and their habitats. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 11:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:30a
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. Main Channel - Whaddyado (What Do You Do) is a half-hour educational series which chronicles real-life stories involving ordinary teens who find themselves caught in perilous and challenging situations. Through dramatic re-enactments or real-life footage, Whaddyado skillfully documents these events, interviews participants and talks to various experts, who explain how best to react. Whaddyado is designed to educate and inspire teens about the world around them. The show is regularly scheduled on Sundays at 8:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Main Channel - The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:30p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:30a
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. Main Channel - Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions. The show explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Pets.TV covers pet ownership, including pet news, pet care, pet health and pet lifestyles. It goes beyond the standard focus on cats and dogs and features profile segments on all types of pets and their relationships with owners, trainers and the people who interact with them. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Sundays at 7:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:00a
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. Muticast Channel - Eco Company serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content exploring all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally Eco Company regularly provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 10:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:30a
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 new half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet. Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30a
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 Icons features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream at 7:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Americas Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30p
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. Muticast Channel - AMERICAS HEARTLAND serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding Americas agricultural history. The series 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. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:30p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Americas Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdys at 10:30a
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. Muticast Channel - AMERICAS HEARTLAND serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding Americas agricultural history. The series 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. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 10:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions. The show explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Pets.TV covers pet ownership, including pet news, pet care, pet health and pet lifestyles. It goes beyond the standard focus on cats and dogs and features profile segments on all types of pets and their relationships with owners, trainers and the people who interact with them. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Saturdays at 7:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Skooled
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:00a
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. Muticast Channel - SKOOLED serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of teaching and understanding various academic subjects in high school. In each episode, teenagers role-reverse and become teachers and teachers become students. The teens learn how to communicate and explain their curriculum, while the teachers learn from a students point-of-view. The adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, filmmaking and drama. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 11:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00n
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. Muticast Channel - Eco Company serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content exploring all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally Eco Company regularly provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:00p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00n
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. Main Channel - "Dragonfly TV" is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:00n. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Fab Lab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30a
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. Xploration FabLab is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. Target age demographic is 13-to-16, although this series will certainly attract viewers of all ages. The show is regularly scheduled at 9:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 9:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:00a
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Paul Pelliccia

Program Director


01/07/2016

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