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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0006551824
File Number:
0000012925
Submit Date:
07/08/2016
Call Sign:
WMSN-TV
Facility ID:
10221
City:
MADISON
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2016
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

WMSN LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC

C/O CLIFFORD HARRINGTON, PILLSBURY WINTH

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

CLIFFORD.HARRINGTON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Clifford M Harrington , Esq .

FCC Counsel

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

CLIFFORD.HARRINGTON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address www.fox47.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 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday: 4/7-6/30/16, 7:00am
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. Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to the viewers the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Also, each episode features a "Did you know?" segment that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday: 4/5-6/28/16, 7:00am
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. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 4/2-6/25/16, 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. This program focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The program travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today's environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gives insight into our future way of life. This program aired on the station's third digital stream; 47.3.
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 Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 4/2-6/25/16 and Sunday: 4/3-6/26/16, 8:00am, 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars and Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream; 47.2.
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 Ocean Mysteries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 4/2-6/25/16, 11:00am
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program aired on the station's third digital stream; 47.3.
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 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 4/2-6/25/16 and Sunday: 4/3-6/26/16, 7:00am, 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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. This program provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream; 47.2.
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 On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday: 4/4-6/27/16, 7:00am
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. This program is hosted by comedian, Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 4/2-6/25/16, 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 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. This program is hosted by comedian, Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, 47.3.
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 Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 4/2-6/25/16, 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 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. This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as, world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who 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?" This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday: 4/1-6/24/16, 7:00am
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. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 4/2-6/25/16, 9:00am, 11:30am
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, 47.3.
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 Uncaged
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 4/2-6/25/16, 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. This program explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals' daily lives. This program aired on the station's third digital stream. 47.3.
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 Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday: 4/6-6/29/16, 7:00am
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. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 4/2-6/25/16, 7:00am
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. Teen Kids News features weekly educational segments such as "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college) and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens such as reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers' curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 John DeSimone
Address 7847 Big Sky Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip 53719
Telephone Number (608) 833-0047
Email Address jadesimone@sbgtv.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. 6/22: John DeSimone, GM and Mike Halminiak, GSM, attended the WBA Summer Conference and Job Fair in Lacrosse. WMSN aired the following public service announcements geared towards children: Green It and Mean It, Partnership for a Drug Free America-Drug Free Kids, Invisible Motorcycle, Discover Nature, Recycling, Project Roadblock, Love has norace, no gender, no labels, Pet Adoption, Ring of Honor Stand for the silent, WBA careers, Food Safety, World Unity, AD Council: Anti-Bullying.

Other Matters (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday: 7/5-8/30/16, 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 7/2-9/24/16, 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum. Eric focuses on questions about any of the following topics - geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps, to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program will air on the station's third digital stream; 47.3.
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday: 9/7-9/28/16, 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 7/2-9/24/16, 11:00am
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays, pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program will air on the station's third digital stream; 47.3.
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 7/2-9/24/16 and Sunday: 7/3-9/25/16, 7:00am, 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Beside learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream; 47.2.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 7/2-9/3/16, 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. This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as, world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who 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?" This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Uncaged
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 7/2-9/24/16, 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals' daily lives. This program will air on the station's third digital stream; 47.3.
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 7/2-9/24/16, 9:00am, 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program will air on the station's third digital stream; 47.3.
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 9/10-9/24/16, 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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fun and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday: 7/4-8/29/16, 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 program is hosted by comedian, Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday: 9/5-9/26/16, 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday: 9/9-9/30/16, 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 series is hosted by Charlie and Kirby Engleman, both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Each week, they explore a new topic to understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. Examples include setting off to explore the biggest meteor crater in the U.S. and meeting a real-life meteorite hunter. Along the way, they discover that meteor crash sites can turn into quicksand. They 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. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday: 7/7-9/1/16, 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to the viewers the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Also, each episode features a "Did you know?" segment that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 7/2-9/24/16 and Sunday: 7/3-9/25/16, 8:00am, 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars and Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream; 47.2
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 7/2-9/24/16, 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. This program focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The program travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today's environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gives insight into our future way of life. This program will air on the station's third digital stream; 47.3.
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday: 9/6-9/27/16, 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 7/2-9/24/16, 7:00am
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. Teen Kids News features weekly educational segments such as "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college) and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens such as reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers' curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday: 9/8-9/29/16, 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday: 7/6-8/31/16, 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday: 7/1-9/2/16, 7:00am
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World features areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. This series combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.

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

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General Manager


07/08/2016

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