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

FRN:
0024376774
File Number:
0000013150
Submit Date:
07/27/2016
Call Sign:
KXTV
Facility ID:
25048
City:
SACRAMENTO
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/27/2016
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

KXTV, LLC

Jennifer Johnson, Esq

Covington & Burling, LLP

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jennifer Johnson , Esq .

Legal Representative

Covington & Burling, LLP

Jennifer Johnson

Covington & Burling, LLP

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Sacramnto-Stkton-Modesto
Web Home Page Address http://www.ABC10.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 6.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00am-9:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Safari" provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. "Safari" offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network. This channel was launched on April 28, 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:00am-7:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. "So You Want to Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week "So You Want to Be" goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network. This channel was launched on April 28, 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00am-9:30am PT
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. Host Mariette Hartley, who is an animal rights activist and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery and visually engaging scenes of animals in their habitats. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30am-10:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Safari" provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. "Safari" offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network. This channel was launched on April 28, 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30am-10:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30am-9:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. "Tomorrow Today" features teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network. This channel was launched on April 28, 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00am-8:30am PT
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. Host Mariette Hartley, who is an animal rights activist and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery and visually engaging scenes of animals in their habitats. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00am-9:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", "biggest eaters", "smartest birds"...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00am-11:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 04/17/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 06/05/2016 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30am-8:00am PT
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. Host Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00am-8:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. "Tomorrow Today" features teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network. This channel was launched on April 28, 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30am-8:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. "So You Want to Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week "So You Want to Be" goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network. This channel was launched on April 28, 2016.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30am-12:00pm PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for ages 13-16, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 04/17/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 05/15/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 06/05/2016 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30am-11:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A half-hour weekly series produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of their Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 04:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00am-10:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array or sea life with which we shore our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30am-10:00am PT
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. Host Mariette Hartley, who is an animal rights activist and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery and visually engaging scenes of animals in their habitats. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:00am-7:30am PT
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. Host Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30am-9:00am PT
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. Host Mariette Hartley, who is an animal rights activist and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery and visually engaging scenes of animals in their habitats. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
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 Terri Acevedo
Address 400 Broadway
City Sacramento
State CA
Zip 95818
Telephone Number (916) 321-3430
Email Address tacevedo@abc10.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. On Saturday, April 16, 2016, Rock the Park and Born to Explore were preempted due to ABC's coverage of World of X Games. Programs were rescheduled into their alternate home on Sunday, April 17, as stated in Section 10. On Saturday, May 14, 2016, Born to Explore was preempted due to ABC's coverage of World of X Games. The program was rescheduled into its alternate home on Sunday, May 15, 2016, as stated in Section 10. On Saturday, June 4, 2016, Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, Ocean Mysteries, Sea Rescue, The Wildlife Docs and Rock the Park were preempted due to ABC's coverage of X Games Austin. The programs were rescheduled into their alternate home, as stated in Section 10. On Saturday, June 4, 2016, Born to Explore was preempted due to ABC's coverage of X Games Austin. The program was rescheduled outside of its alternate home, as stated in Section 10, due to ABC's coverage of X Games Austin. So You Want to Be, Tomorrow Today and Safari air on the Heroes and icons Network that launched on our 10.3 digital sub-channel on April 28, 2016.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30am-12:00pm PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for ages 13-16, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30am-9:00am PT
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. Tomorrow Today" features teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00am-8:30am PT
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. Tomorrow Today" features teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:00am-7:30am PT
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. "So You Want to Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week "So You Want to Be" goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30am-8:00am PT
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. "So You Want to Be" features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week "So You Want to Be" goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00am-9:30am PT
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. Host Mariette Hartley, who is an animal rights activist and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery and visually engaging scenes of animals in their habitats. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00am-8:30am PT
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. Host Mariette Hartley, who is an animal rights activist and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery and visually engaging scenes of animals in their habitats. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30am-9:00am PT
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. Host Mariette Hartley, who is an animal rights activist and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery and visually engaging scenes of animals in their habitats. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00am-10:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array or sea life with which we shore our planet.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30am-8:00am PT
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. Hosted by Claire Thomas, Food for Thought with Claire Thomas, will approach food from a fresh and enlightening perspective. From exploring a wide variety of indigenous foods that are celebrated by cultures across the world to providing easy ways to grow healthy produce within one's own community, Claire will not only showcase her passion for food as a lifestyle but will fulfill her dream of sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge with young people. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30am-11:00am PT
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. A half-hour weekly series produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of their Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30am-10:00am PT
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. Host Mariette Hartley, who is an animal rights activist and Emmy award winning actress, creates a bond with the viewer through her pleasing delivery and visually engaging scenes of animals in their habitats. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:00am-7:30am PT
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. Hosted by Claire Thomas, Food for Thought with Claire Thomas, will approach food from a fresh and enlightening perspective. From exploring a wide variety of indigenous foods that are celebrated by cultures across the world to providing easy ways to grow healthy produce within one's own community, Claire will not only showcase her passion for food as a lifestyle but will fulfill her dream of sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge with young people. This program airs on our 10.2 channel as part of the Justice Network
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00am-9:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", "biggest eaters", "smartest birds"...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30am-10:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00am-11:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for ages 13-16, In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30am-10:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Safari" provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. "Safari" offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00am-9:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Safari" provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. "Safari" offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations. This program airs on our 10.3 channel as part of the Heroes and Icons network.

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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.

Akin S Harrison

Secretary


07/27/2016

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