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

FRN:
0016216061
File Number:
0000011733
Submit Date:
07/05/2016
Call Sign:
KFOR-TV
Facility ID:
66222
City:
OKLAHOMA CITY
State:
OK
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/05/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2016

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

TRIBUNE BROADCASTING OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE,LLC

Doing Business As: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE,LLC

Nick Thompson

444 EAST BRITTON ROAD

OKLAHOMA, OK 73114

United States

+1 (405) 478-6290

nick.thompson@kfor.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jason Roberts

Senior Counsel

Tribune Media Company

Jason Roberts

435 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

+1 (312) 222-3894

jroberts@tribunemedia.com

Legal Representative

Nick Thompson

Director of Technology

TRIBUNE BROADCASTING OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE,LLC

Nick Thompson

444 EAST BRITTON ROAD

OKLAHOMA, OK 73114

United States

+1 (405) 478-6290

nick.thompson@kfor.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Oklahoma City
Web Home Page Address www.kfor.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM
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. "Family Style with Chef Jeff" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I series that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips, and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition, and health.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Nina's World (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World tells the story of imaginative 6-year-old Nina and her best friend, Star, on a day of fun within her vibrant and colorful neighborhood. Every day transforms into a new excursion around the neighborhood - celebrating family, community, diversity and wonder. The series features Michele Lepe from The Good Night Show playing Mami, Nina's mother who works at the local bakery. Nina's World stars legendary actress Rita Moreno as the voice of Abuelita, Nina's beloved grandmother, and Mandy Patinkin, as local librarian.
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 Nina's World (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # NNW103
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Floogals (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Floogals presents three exuberantly inquisitive little alien explorers on a mission of discovery to Planet Earth. Every day an exciting mission of experimentation, learning and discovery awaits Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo and Junior Boomer as they explore the hooman way of life. The vibrant cinematic visuals will capture young children's attention, while Floogals' hilarious antics as they learn about the oddities of the world offer an unexpected and colossally fun perspective on everyday life.
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 Floogals(4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # FGL101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30AM and 10:30-11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. "Animal Atlas" is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program shot exclusively in High Definition. The show introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers, and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals- whether visiting a particular group of animals, such as big cats, or meeting the animals of an entire continent. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going "green," Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it is culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun! Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 AM
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. "The Coolest Places on Earth" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9:00 AM, 11:30AM-:1200 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Safari Tracks is a program with content grounded in the natural world and delivered using an approach that, while entertaining to a young audience, highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa. There is no question that an audience of young people would gain worthwhile information and concepts delivered with an enlightened attitude toward nature and the environment. Viewers receive topic points that help build the ethical decision-making necessary to becoming a citizen of the planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title State to State (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00am
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. "State to State" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes you to every corner of America. Experience the hectic dazzle of the Big Apple, the rawhide spirit of Wyoming, the revival of St. Louis, the innovation of Silicon Valley, the music of New Orleans and Austin, the glitz of Vegas, and the history of Hollywood. From the highest peaks...to the biggest events...and the hidden gems. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title On The Spot (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM
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. "On The Spot" uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Astroblast (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast! is the space station and home of six animal characters in Bob Colar's book series of the same name. The space station is managed by an over-confident and exuberant commander, Comet the dog. The crew includes, Sputnik the pig, a very knowledgeable reader; Haley, a rabbit, Comet's true peer and an athlete; Radar, the monkey, who is somewhat self-involved, Jet, a silent alligator whose gestures and expressions are his mode of communication, and Sal, a congenial 3-eyed octopus who runs the counter in the Smoothie Shack, the space station cafe. While the space station supports the missions of a bizarre and diverse array of aliens, the Smoothie Shack is the hub of social interaction for the galaxy. There is always something happening at Astroblast! And everyone on the crew has plenty to learn to keep the community happy and on an even keel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast (4.1
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # ATB123
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The doors of The Costume Coop are now open for business! Step into the Coop as Chica, Kelly and the singing and dancing duo of Mr. and Mrs. C (also known as Chica's Mom and Dad) welcome you with open wings for fantastic adventures and dress-up fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode # TCS109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # TCS110
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Ruff-Ruff Tweet and Dave (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. And their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
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 Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # RTD123
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is a full length, live action series featuring arts, crafts and cooking for preschoolers and their families. Hosted by Sean, Sprout's master artist and co host of The Sunny Side Up Show. With his new friend Noodle, a loveable puppet who likes to help in the kitchen, and Doodle, a virtual, electronic friend, Sean leads real preschoolers and viewers at home to make all kinds of kid friendly creations.
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 Noodle and Doodle (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/08/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-30
Episode # NAD105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/16/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-16
Episode # NAD103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/07/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-07
Episode # NAD106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # NAD110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/02/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-02
Episode # NAD101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/09/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-09
Episode # NAD102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle (4.1)
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode # NAD109
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Elisa Parr
Address 444 East Britton Road
City Oklahoma City
State OK
Zip 73114
Telephone Number (405) 478-6263
Email Address elisa.parr@kfor.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. The More You Know's comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) provides in-depth referral information, in connection with the on-air public service announcements. Content includes video of all current public service announcements, a general campaign overview, message boards, press releases, kids pages and referral information by topic to partnering agencies referenced in the PSAs. The site includes a comprehensive list of the campaigns accolades, including Emmy and Peabody awards. In addition, a behind-the-scenes story with clips from talent interviews can be viewed.

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/2/2016-8/20/2016 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. "Family Style with Chef Jeff" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I series that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips, and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition, and health.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title State to State (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00am
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. "State to State" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes you to every corner of America. Experience the hectic dazzle of the Big Apple, the rawhide spirit of Wyoming, the revival of St. Louis, the innovation of Silicon Valley, the music of New Orleans and Austin, the glitz of Vegas, and the history of Hollywood. From the highest peaks...to the biggest events...and the hidden gems. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Coolest Places on Earth" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Astroblast (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/2/2016 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast! is the space station and home of six animal characters in Bob Colar's book series of the same name. The space station is managed by an over-confident and exuberant commander, Comet the dog. The crew includes, Sputnik the pig, a very knowledgeable reader; Haley, a rabbit, Comet's true peer and an athlete; Radar, the monkey, who is somewhat self-involved, Jet, a silent alligator whose gestures and expressions are his mode of communication, and Sal, a congenial 3-eyed octopus who runs the counter in the Smoothie Shack, the space station cafe. While the space station supports the missions of a bizarre and diverse array of aliens, the Smoothie Shack is the hub of social interaction for the galaxy. There is always something happening at Astroblast! And everyone on the crew has plenty to learn to keep the community happy and on an even keel.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/2/2016 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. And their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satuday 7/2/2016-8/20/2016 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Safari Tracks is a program with content grounded in the natural world and delivered using an approach that, while entertaining to a young audience, highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa. There is no question that an audience of young people would gain worthwhile information and concepts delivered with an enlightened attitude toward nature and the environment. Viewers receive topic points that help build the ethical decision-making necessary to becoming a citizen of the planet.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Nina's World (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/9/2016-9/24/2016 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World tells the story of imaginative 6-year-old Nina and her best friend, Star, on a day of fun within her vibrant and colorful neighborhood. Every day transforms into a new excursion around the neighborhood - celebrating family, community, diversity and wonder. The series features Michele Lepe from The Good Night Show playing Mami, Nina's mother who works at the local bakery. Nina's World stars legendary actress Rita Moreno as the voice of Abuelita, Nina's beloved grandmother, and Mandy Patinkin, as the local librarian.
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8/27/2016-9/24/2016 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. "Wild World" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, "Wild World" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00-8:30am
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. "Animal Atlas" is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program shot exclusively in High Definition. The show introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers, and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals- whether visiting a particular group of animals, such as big cats, or meeting the animals of an entire continent. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going "green," Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it is culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun! Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Chica Show features a five-year-old baby chick that spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. Chica's parents are formerly entertainers in the vaudeville tradition and they regale the audience with stories and songs from their theatrical past. They enjoy and indulge Chica, who sometimes acts younger than her age and gets into all kinds of predicaments. Kelly uses fantasy play to transform herself, Chica, Bunji and Stitches into animated characters in another universe, who are struggling with a problem similar to the one Chica experienced in the Coop. Without fail, they find the problem can be solved and they carry that knowledge back to the Coop to use on another day.
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Terrific Trucks (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/9/2016-9/24/2016 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Terrific Trucks follows is a live action series that follows the exploits of five self-driving, heavy-duty construction trucks. They include Tork (the dump truck), Dug (the digger), Sparky (the front end loader), Stotz (the semi) and Blinker (the scooper) as they take on big jobs each day in a fun, exciting and immersive environment that showcases the trucks in a close up style. Whether they are crushing cars, digging a foundation or tearing down a barn, important lessons will be shared as the trucks overcome obstacles on projects to get the job done - proving nothing is too tough for Terrific Trucks when they work together!
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/9/2016-9/24/2016 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. And their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9:00am
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. Safari Tracks is a program with content grounded in the natural world and delivered using an approach that, while entertaining to a young audience, highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa. There is no question that an audience of young people would gain worthwhile information and concepts delivered with an enlightened attitude toward nature and the environment. Viewers receive topic points that help build the ethical decision-making necessary to becoming a citizen of the planet.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satuday 8/27/2016-9/24/2016 11:00am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. "Get Wild" is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animals living patterns. "Get Wild" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8/27/2016-9/24/2016 10:30am-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Coolest Places on Earth" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Floogals (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/2/2016 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Floogals presents three exuberantly inquisitive little alien explorers on a mission of discovery to Planet Earth. Every day an exciting mission of experimentation, learning and discovery awaits Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo and Junior Boomer as they explore the hooman way of life. The vibrant cinematic visuals will capture young children's attention, while the Floogals hilarious antics as they learn about the oddities of the world offer an unexpected and colossally fun perspective on everyday life.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle(4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is a full length, live action series featuring arts, crafts and cooking for preschoolers and their families. Hosted by Sean, Sprout's master artist and co-host of The Sunny Side Up Show Noodle and Doodle features arts, crafts and healthy recipes inspired by real preschoolers experiences. With his new friends Noodle, a loveable puppet who likes to help in the kitchen, and Doodle, a virtual, electronic friend, Sean leads real preschoolers and viewers at home to make all kinds of kid-friendly creations. Viewers will discover healthy recipes and clever crafts that families can create together using materials from around the home. All of the cooking and crafting take place inside a whimsical double-decker bus where Sean and his helpers demonstrate step-by-step how to creations in an engaging, simple way that families can recreate at home. Also along for the ride is Sean's dog Doggity, an adorable beagle with the special ability to take viewers into his imaginary, animated world where culinary canines use teamwork to solve problems and cook up treats in their own kitchen during a segment on Noodle and Doodle called Doggity's.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/2/2016-8/20/2016 10:30am-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Atlas" is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program shot exclusively in High Definition. The show introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers, and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals- whether visiting a particular group of animals, such as big cats, or meeting the animals of an entire continent. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going "green," Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it is culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun! Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title On the Spot (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8/27/2016-9/24/2016 10:00am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "On The Spot" uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Nina's World (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/2/2016 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World tells the story of imaginative 6-year-old Nina and her best friend, Star, on a day of fun within her vibrant and colorful neighborhood. Every day transforms into a new excursion around the neighborhood - celebrating family, community, diversity and wonder. The series features Michele Lepe from The Good Night Show playing Mami, Nina's mother who works at the local bakery. Nina's World stars legendary actress Rita Moreno as the voice of Abuelita, Nina's beloved grandmother, and Mandy Patinkin, as the local librarian.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title On The Spot (4.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "On The Spot" uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Floogals (4.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7/9/2016-9/24/2016 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Floogals presents three exuberantly inquisitive little alien explorers on a mission of discovery to Planet Earth. Every day an exciting mission of experimentation, learning and discovery awaits Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo and Junior Boomer as they explore the hooman way of life. The vibrant cinematic visuals will capture young children's attention, while the Floogals hilarious antics as they learn about the oddities of the world offer an unexpected and colossally fun perspective on everyday life.

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07/05/2016

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