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

FRN:
0004004933
File Number:
0000012113
Submit Date:
07/06/2016
Call Sign:
WICZ-TV
Facility ID:
62210
City:
BINGHAMTON
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2016
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

STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.

Doing Business As: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.

Brian Brady

C/O NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.

2111 UNIVERSITY PARK DRIVE, SUITE 650

OKEMOS, MI 48864

United States

+1 (517) 347-4141

brady@northwestbroadcasting.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

DENNIS P. CORBETT

LERMAN SENTER PLLC

2000 K STREET, NW, SUITE 600

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 429-8970

DCORBETT@LERMANSENTER.COM

Legal Representative

Ron Sweatte

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Northwest Broadcasting, Inc.

2111 UNIVERSITY PARK DRIVE, SUITE 650

OKEMOS, MI 48864

United States

+1 (509) 448-2828

ron.sweatte@northwestbroadcasting.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Fox
Nielsen DMA Binghamton
Web Home Page Address www.wicz.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 3.5
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: 4.5
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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
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. LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER is an invaluable addition to the core programming element of all broadcast networks. This in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, targeting children 13- 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environmental b-roll and pop-up Travel Tips. Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Teen Kid News (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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 series is designed to meet the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. Each week brings reports on topics of interest to teens, such as headline news, entertainment, medical advice, drinking and driving, books and Internet safety. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Whaddyado is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate,inform,inspire and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (40.1 & 40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7-7:30am on digital channel 40.1; Saturdays 8-8:30am on digital channel 40.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Into the Wild" is a live action program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of teens 13 to 16 years old. While using and engaging and entertaining narrative, the stunning visual images connects with the target audience. The images also convey important factual information including biological, ecological, and conservation information. The program is regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to children (13-16 year olds), at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Career Day (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show guides young people to potential career paths. This program best illustrates our commitment to family in this example of take your kids to work for a day. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" The program is regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to children (13-16 year olds), at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Missing (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. "Missing" serves the educational and informational need of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content including safety tips and real life stories, using various resources to help find missing people. The program is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 entirely appropriate title for this engaging and informative series. Just as browsing through a good atlas makes information about terrain and natural boundaries accessible and appealing, this program brings information about the natural world of animals to viewers in a non-didactic, entertaining way. Its approach in no way diminishes the learning that takes place when observations lead to conclusions--and young minds will draw many conclusions about the natural world shown in this series. These conclusions are consistent with nationally published curriculum goals in the natural sciences. They include concepts such as the functions of animals in an ecosystem (predator/prey relationships,etc), the elements of animal classification, and the general emphasis on life science. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 Real Winning Edge 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. The program is regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to children (13-16 year olds), at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Eco Company (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:00am (40.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Think Big (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:00am (40.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Each episode profiles a breed of dog and discusses history, popularity, & characteristics. Young people learn the differences in dogs and how they affect their lives. Experts go into health, nutrition, and safety issues, plus show young people how to care for their pets teaching responsibility to younger viewers. Dogs are shown providing services to police & fire departments along with the disabled. Our experts recommend books on subjects discussed and offer various related projects that can be used at home and school to better understand best friend. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (40.1 & 40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7-7:30am on digital channel 40.1; Saturdays 7-7:30am on digital channel 40.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This weekly adventure series is designed to educate, inform, and entertain young people about the earth and its inhabitants. Each journey throughout the world is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. In so doing children learn about other cultures and regions thereby expanding their sensitivity and understanding for others. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue exerts a very positive influence on young viewers, with stories illustrating the best of human instincts. Its particular strengths are its themes of respect and compassion for all living creatures; the information it provides on medical rehabilitation treatments; the techniques and teamwork of rescue personnel, and the "Noah's Notes" (safety advice) that concludes the show. Additionally it educates young viewers about the animals themselves, their habitats, development and behavior, and also promotes awareness of important environmental issues. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild America (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Marty Stouffer's WILD AMERICA is the first and only Wildlife & Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premiere naturalist Marty Stoffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first-hand. WILD AMERICA is a series that families can enjoy together. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
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 Vernon Rowlands
Address 4600 Vestal Parkway E.
City Vestal
State NY
Zip 13850
Telephone Number (607) 770-4040
Email Address vernon@wicz.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.

Other Matters (26)

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Other Matters (1 of 26) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 DIY Sci" will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training Steve Spangler, encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principals of science
Other Matters (2 of 26) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcase his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtaking wild adventures - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Other Matters (3 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 entirely appropriate title for this engaging and informative series. Just as browsing through a good atlas makes information about terrain and natural boundaries accessible and appealing, this program brings information about the natural world of animals to viewers in a non-didactic, entertaining way. Its approach in no way diminishes the learning that takes place when observations lead to conclusions--and young minds will draw many conclusions about the natural world shown in this series. These conclusions are consistent with nationally published curriculum goals in the natural sciences. They include concepts such as the functions of animals in an ecosystem (predator/prey relationships, etc), the elements of animal classification, and the general emphasis on life science. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (4 of 26) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Each episode profiles a breed of dog and discusses history, popularity, & characteristics. Young people learn the differences in dogs and how they affect their lives. Experts go into health, nutrition, and safety issues, plus show young people how to care for their pets teaching responsibility to younger viewers. Dogs are shown providing services to police & fire departments along with the disabled. Our experts recommend books on subjects discussed and offer various related projects that can be used at home and school to better understand best friend. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (5 of 26) Response
Program Title Wild America (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Marty Stouffer's WILD AMERICA is the first and only Wildlife & Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premiere naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first-hand. WILD AMERICA is a series that families can enjoy together. The program is regularly scheduled and will air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (6 of 26) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Primarily produced for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Weird But True will inspire and education audiences of all ages. The series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by brother-sister team Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is and Ecologist and Kirby is an artist, and they are both National Geographic explorers. Together they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. On Xploration Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions.
Other Matters (7 of 26) Response
Program Title Eco Company (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (40.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (8 of 26) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge 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. The program is regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to children (13-16 year olds), at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (9 of 26) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER is an invaluable addition to the core programming element of all broadcast networks. This in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, targeting children 13- 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environmental b-roll and pop-up Travel Tips.Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (10 of 26) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer space (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week of hose, 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. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life among many others.
Other Matters (11 of 26) Response
Program Title Brain Games Family Edition (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Brain Games Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating components of the human brain and how they shape our perceptions and everyday lives. Produced for children aged 13-16, Brain Games Family Edition educates and inspires viewers by presenting a series of experiments and activities designed to help people improve cognitive function and use their brains better, smarter and faster.
Other Matters (12 of 26) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite decadent high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on the quality of life.
Other Matters (13 of 26) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 hose, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places in the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth.
Other Matters (14 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 Rescue exerts a very positive influence on young viewers, with stories illustrating the best of human instincts. Its particular strengths are its themes of respect and compassion for all living creatures; the information it provides on medical rehabilitation treatments; the techniques and teamwork of rescue personnel, and the "Noah's Notes" (safety advice) that concludes the show. Additionally it educates young viewers about the animals themselves, their habitats, development and behavior, and also promotes awareness of important environmental issues. The program is regularly scheduled and will air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (15 of 26) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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.
Other Matters (16 of 26) Response
Program Title Missing (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 13 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. "Missing" serves the educational and informational need of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content including safety tips and real life stories, using various resources to help find missing people. The program is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (17 of 26) Response
Program Title Think Big (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30am (40.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (18 of 26) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond, and show how animals share the same behaviors. challenges and triumphs as humans.
Other Matters (19 of 26) Response
Program Title Career Day (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 show guides young people to potential career paths. This program best illustrates our commitment to family in this example of take your kids to work for a day. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" The program is regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to children (13-16 year olds), at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (20 of 26) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7:00-7:30am on Digital Channel 40.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. "Into the Wild" is a live action program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of teens 13 to 16 years old.While useing and engaging and entertaining narrative, the stunning visual images connects with the target audience. The images also convey important factual information including biological , ecological, and conservation information. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to children (13-16 year olds), at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (21 of 26) Response
Program Title Hatched (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Hatched is an educational and informational series dedicated to teaching children aged 13-16 about to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to marketplace. Hatch brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams.
Other Matters (22 of 26) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (40.1 & 40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:00-7:30am on Digital Channel 40.1; Saturdays 7:00-7:30am on Digital Channel 40.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
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 weekly adventure series is designed to educate, inform, and entertain young people about the earth and its inhabitants. Each journey throughout the world is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. In so doing children learn about other cultures and regions thereby expanding their sensitivity and understanding for others. The program will be regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (23 of 26) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs- from every corner of the nation. Each week Dog Town, USA's medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog, beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family.Dog Town, USA educated and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy envirmoents for dogs.
Other Matters (24 of 26) Response
Program Title Teen Kid News (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 series is designed to meet the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. Each week brings reports on topics of interest to teens, such as headline news, entertainment, medical advice, drinking and driving, books and Internet safety. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (25 of 26) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (40.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Whaddyado is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. The program will be regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast and in information provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (26 of 26) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (40.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 year old target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and Marine Biologist Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how current technology was inspired by nature, and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. This series will show kids how understanding nature can help them make the next great discovery. After all, nature knows best.

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07/06/2016

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