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

FRN:
0015452238
File Number:
0000014485
Submit Date:
10/04/2016
Call Sign:
KWTV-DT
Facility ID:
25382
City:
OKLAHOMA CITY
State:
OK
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/04/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.

Doing Business As: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.

7401 N. KELLEY AVENUE

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73111

United States

+1 (405) 843-6641

kim.eubank@griffincommunications.net

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jack Mills

STATION ENGINEER

Griffin Licensing, L.L.C.

7401 N. KELLEY AVENUE

OLKAHOMA CITY, OK 73111

United States

+1 (405) 841-9161

JACK.MILLS@NEWS9.NET

Technical Representative

David A. O'Connor

WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP

2300 N STREET, N.W.

SUITE 700

WASHINGTON, DC 20037

United States

+1 (202) 783-4141

DOCONNOR@WBKLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Oklahoma City
Web Home Page Address www.news9.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 3.0
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: 168.0
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 THE INSPECTORS (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 930AM 13X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds, and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 MISSING (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 330PM 13X(7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
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. MISSING SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13 TO 16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND REAL LIFE STORIES USING VARIOUIS RESOURCES TO HELP FIND MISSING PEOPLE. THE SHOW IS ALSO A PUBLIC SERVICE TO COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES AND IS ENDORSED BY THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN.
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 CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10AM 13X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
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. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (KWTV 9.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/09/2016 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 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 3PM 3X (9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
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 DR. CHRIS PET VET (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 8:30AM 13X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 LUCKY DOG (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8AM 13X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 9AM 13X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on "what if it never happened" and "the innovation by accident," and has a strong focus on "junior geniuses" who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 THE COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 4PM 2X (9/17, 9/24)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half hour E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 2PM 13X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
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. ANIMAL RESCUE SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13-16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE PROGRAM ALSO SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
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 THE REAL WINNING EDGE (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 3PM 10X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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 REAL WINNING EDGE SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13 TO 16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING WAYS TO HELP PRESERVE THE ENVIRONMENT AND WITH PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS USEFUL IN EVERYDAY LIFE. THE SHOW ALSO PROVIDES INFORMATIVE SEGMENTS ON RECYCLING AND VARIOUS ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES AND SCIENCE AND RESEARCH TECHNIQUES, ALLOWING CHILDREN TO PLAY THEIR OWN PART IN ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES BOTH ATHOME AND AT SCHOOL. THE WEEKLY SERIES ALSO PROMOTES CHILDREN'S WRITING AND CREATIVE SKILLS.
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 GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10:30AM 13X(7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
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. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back". The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER (KWTV 9.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/23/2016 11:30 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 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 430PM 13X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
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. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half hour program geared toward ages 13-16. This E/I program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
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 JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 4PM 11X(7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. INTO THE WILD IS AN ENLIGHTENING GIFT FOR VIEWERS OF ALL AGES. WITHOUT BEING PREACHY, INTO THE WILD EXPLORES HUMAN BEHAVIORS IN TERMS OF HOW THEY CAN INFLUENCE NOT ONLY MANKIND, BUT ANIMALS AND THE ENVIRONMENT ALIKE. THE EPISODES WILL REPRESENT EVERY ASPECT OF PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM (SCIENCE, MATH, GEOGRAPHY, READING AND ENGLISH). INTO THE WILD BREAKS THROUGH THE GARBARGE TO PROVIDE AN EXCITING EDUCATIONAL AND STIMULATING PROGRAM.
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 BIZ KIDS (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 230PM 13X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
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. BIZ KIDS IS A WEEKLY HALF HOUR SERIES FOCUSING ON FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR TEENS, TARGETING 13 TO 16 YEAR OLDS, USING A MIX OF STRONG FINANCIAL EDUCATION TOOLS, DYNAMIC SKETCH COMEDY, AND INSPIRING TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS, BIZ KIDS PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FUTURE SUCCESS. EACH EPISODE FEATURES MATH, LANGUAGE, ARTS, AND SOCIAL STUDIES AS WELL AS TEACHING TEENS ABOUT MONEY AND BUSINESS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 4) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 3AM 2X (9/17, 9/24)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 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 SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13-16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE PROGRAM ALSO SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 4) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY AT 330AM 11X(7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 11
Number of Preemptions 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. ZOO CLUES IS AN EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIVE HALF HOUR, E/I PROGRAM GEARED TOWARDS AGES 13-16. THIS E/I PROGRAM POSES FASCINATING ANIMAL-RELATED QUESTIONS TO VIEWERS, GIVES THEM CLUES TO THE RIGHT ANSWER, AND THEN EXPLAINS THE RIGHT ANSWER, ALLOWING YOUNG VIEWERS TO INTERACT AND LEARN. THE GOAL OF THE SERIES IS TO PROVIDE YOUNG VIEWERS WITH INFORMATION TO UNDERSTAND AND APPRECIATE ANIMALS AND THE ENVIRONMENT.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 4) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY AT 3AM 11X (7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 11
Number of Preemptions 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 AN ENLIGHTENING GIFT FOR VIEWERS OF ALL AGES. WITHOUT BEING PREACHY, INTO THE WILD EXPLORES HUMAN BEHAVIORS IN TERMS OF HOW THEY CAN INFLUENCE NOT ONLY MANKIND, BUT ANIMALS AND THE ENVIRONMENT ALIKE. THE EPISODES WILL REPRESENT EVERY ASPECT OF PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM (SCIENCE, MATH, GEOGRAPHY, READING AND ENGLISH). INTO THE WILD BREAKS THROUGH THE GARBARGE TO PROVIDE AN EXCITING EDUCATIONAL AND STIMULATING PROGRAM.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 4) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY AT 330AM 2X (9/17, 9/24)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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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 KIM EUBANK
Address 7401 NORTH KELLEY AVENUE
City OKLAHOMA CITY
State OK
Zip 73111
Telephone Number (405) 841-9920
Email Address kim.eubank@griffincommunications.net
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. STATION TERMINATED ANALOG SERVICE ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009, AND HAS ANSWERED 7(B) AND 7(C) YES IN ORDER TO AVOID FILING AN UNNECESSARY EXHIBIT. EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2011, KWTV BEGAN BROADCASTING NEWS 9 NOW ON DIGITAL SUBCHANNEL 9.2. ON SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, KWTV 9.1 AIRED A CBS SPECIAL REPORT ABOUT PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE DONALD TRUMP ANNOUNCING HIS VP RUNNING MATE. THIS SPECIAL REPORT AIRED FROM 10:11AM TO 10:57AM. THIS REPORT PRE-EMPTED CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES AND GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER. CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES WAS MADE GOOD ON SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016, AT 11:00AM. GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER WAS MADE GOOD ON SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016, AT 11:30AM. ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2016, OKLAHOMA AREA EXPERIENCED ITS BIGGEST EARTHQUAKE IN HISTORY. THE EARTHQUAKE SCORED A MASSIVE 5.6 BY THE OKLAHOMA GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND LEFT LOTS OF DAMAGE IN VARIOUS AREAS OF OKLAHOMA. NEWS 9 COVERED THIS HISTORIC EARTHQUAKE FROM 6:00AM TO 10:00AM ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2016. THIS COVERAGE PRE-EMPTED LUCKY DOG, DR. CHRIS PET VET, INNOVATION NATION AND THE INSPECTORS ON KWTV 9.1. DUE TO THE SCOPE AND DAMAGE FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE, WE FELT THE NEED TO STAY IN CONTINUOUS COVERAGE TO KEEP OUR VIEWERS INFORMED ABOUT THE DAMAGE AND ALSO ABOUT POSSIBLE AFTERSHOCKS. THE FOUR CBS E/I PROGRAMS THAT WERE MISSED WERE NOT MADE GOOD. IN ADDITION TO AIRING A SCHEDULE OF EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PROGRAMMING APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN, KWTV SERVES THIS SEGMENT OF THE VIEWING AUDIENCE IN OTHER WAYS. ON AIR PERSONNEL FROM KWTV NEWS 9 MAKE APPEARANCES BEFORE CHILDREN AND PRETEENS IN THE COMMUNITY TALKING ABOUT POTENTIAL CAREERS IN BROADCASTING AND WHAT IT IS LIKE TO WORK AT THE TELEVISION STATION. KWTV ALSO SPONSORS AND SUPPORTS VARIOUS COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECTS AIMED AT ADDRESSING THE NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF CHILDREN AND PRETEENS. TALENT APPEARANCES WERE AS FOLLOWS: Adrianna Iwasinski, 9/24/16, Rode 70 miles from Norman to Guthrie for the Ride MS Alex Cameron 7/16/16 Emceed for Dealing for Dreams at the Cowboy Hall of Fame 9/17/16 Meet and greet with visitors at the Oklahoma State Fair 9/22/16 Meet and greet with visitors at the Oklahoma State Fair 9/22/16 Greeted guests as they arrived for Wine, Women and Shoes at Hotel 21C 9/24/16 Emceed OK Humane Hero Awards at OKC Golf and Country Club Dana Hertneky 9/25/16 Judged the hat and bow tie contest at Remington Park Oklahoma Derby Day Weather Team David Payne, Justin Rudicel, Lacey Swope, Matt Mahler 8/3/16 Held Wild Weather Camp at the Oklahoma City Zoo Dean Blevins 8/10/16 Toured Children's Hospital and met with Fundraising Banquet Staff to prepare to emcee event 8/20/16 Emceed Children's Hospital Annual Fundraising Dinner at Embassy Suites in Norman 9/21/16 Meet and greet with visitors to the Oklahoma State Fair 9/26/16 Visited Norman VA Center and helped with their ice cream social 9/18/16 Emceed induction ceremony at Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame, Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa Jessi Mitchell 9/20/16 Meet and greet with visitors at the Oklahoma State Fair Jim Gardner 8/13/16 Meet and greet at Rush Springs Watermelon Festival 8/28/16 Meet and greet at the Chisholm Heights Baptist Church Block Party in Mustang 9/24/16 Meet and greet with visitors at the Oklahoma State Fair 9/25/16 Meet and greet with visitors at the Oklahoma State Fair 9/27/16 Talked to potential clients at AAS Sales Event at Coles Garden 9/28/16 Talked to potential clients at AAS Sales Event at Coles Garden 9/29/16 Talked to potential clients at AAS Sales Event at Coles Garden 7/1/16 Meet and greet at Blanchard's 4th of July celebration 8/28/16 Meet and greet at Mustang Fire Department 9/24/16 Meet and greet at Guthrie Fly In 9/30/16 Meet and greet at Norman Chamber Aviation Breakfast Justin Dougherty, Lacey Swope, Amanda Taylor, Kelly Ogle 7/27/16 Bought and served drinks for Beat the Heat at Sonic Karl Torp 9/19/16 Meet and greet visitors at the Oklahoma State Fair Lacie Lowery 8/18/16 Hosted the Choctaw Football Mom's Clinic 8/26/16 Read books to children at The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital 8/27/16 Meet and greet at Choctaw Archery Expo Lacie Lowery and Lacey Swope 8/26/16 Attended Moore Police Simulator Training at Moore Police Department 9/24/16 Meet and greet at Outdoor Oklahoma Booth at the Department of Wildlife Expo 9/24/16 Meet and greet at Cabela's Ladies Day Out Marty Logan 8/9/16 Gave weather safety presentation to bus drivers at Woodward Schools 9/20/16 Gave weather safety presentation to DCP Midstream in Woodward 9/22/16 Gave weather safety presentation to DCP Midstream in Kingfisher Tiffany Liou 9/17/16 Meet and greet with visitors to the Oklahoma State Fair 9/24/16 Meet and greet with visitors to the Oklahoma State Fair

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 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. THE INSPECTORS IS A SCRIPTED DRAMATIC SERIES INSPIRED BY COMPELLING REAL-LIFE CASES HANDLED BY THE UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE. IN THE SERIES, PRESTON WAINWRIGHT, A DETERMINED TEENAGE BOY WHO IS THRIVING AFTER BEING PARALYZED IN A CAR ACCIDENT, WORKS AS AN INTERN AT THE U.S. POSTAL INSPECTOR'S LAB ASSISTING HIS U.S. POSTAL INSPECTOR MOM, AMANDA, IN SOLVING CRIMES THAT DEAL WITH EVERYTHING FROM INTERNET SCAMS, IDENTITY AND MAIL THEFT, TO CONSUMER FRAUD. THE PROGRAM STRIVES TO EDUCATE YOUNG PEOPLE ABOUT MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICES IN THEIR DAILY LIVES, ENCOURAGES OPEN COMMUNICATION BETWEEN TEENS AND PARENTS AND INCLUDES POSITIVE MESSAGING REGARDING LIVING WITH DISABILITIES, OVERCOMING CHALLENGES, BEATING THE ODDS AND THE POWER OF PERSEVERANCE. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED INT HE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title MISSING (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 3:30PM
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. MISSING SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13 TO 16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND REAL LIFE STORIES USING VARIOUIS RESOURCES TO HELP FIND MISSING PEOPLE. THE SHOW IS ALSO A PUBLIC SERVICE TO COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES AND IS ENDORSED BY THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 4:30PM
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. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half hour program geared toward ages 13-16. This E/I program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 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. The Open Road with Dr. Chris follows renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, cultures, flora and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer, traveler and animal expert, Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destination's unique lifestyles, history and traditions. In addition, as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences, Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. The Open Road with Dr. Chris targets 13-16 year olds.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 2:30PM
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. BIZ KIDS IS A WEEKLY HALF-HOUR SERIES FOCUSING ON FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR TEENS, TARGETING 13 TO 16 YEAR OLDS. USING A MIX OF STRONG FINANCIAL EDUCATION TOOLS, DYNAMIC SKETCH COMEDY, AND INSPIRING TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS, BIZ KIDS PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FUTURE SUCCESS. EACH EPISODE FEATURES MATH, LANGUAGE, ARTS, AND SOCIAL STUDIES AS WELL AS TEACHING TEENS ABOUT MONEY AND BUSINESS.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 2PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL RESCUE SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13 TO 16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE PROGRAM ALSO SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title THE COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 4PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half hour E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10AM
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 OFFERS TEENS AN OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW EVERYDAY PEOPLE -- REGARDLESS OF AGE, SEX, OCCUPATION OR EDUCATION -- STEPPING FORWARD AND ACTING IN A SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE AND MORAL FASHION WHEN FACED WITH CRISES AND MORAL DILEMMAS. IN A CANDID CAMERA-TYPE FORMAT, INDIVIDUALS ARE PLACED IN SITUATIONS THAT CAUSE THEM TO DEMONSTRATE ACTS OF KINDNESS AND GENEROSITY, STAND UP FOR DIVERSITY, SHIELD OTHERS FROM BULLIES, AND EMBRACE FRIENDSHIPS. IN ADDITION, THE PROGRAM INCLUDES SEGMENTS THAT FOCUS ON OVERCOMING ONES FEARS, AS WELL AS REWARDING INDIVIDUALS FOR THEIR UNSELFISH KINDNESS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE. THE PROGRAM SEEKS TO ENCOURAGE YOUNG VIEWERS TO INCREASE THEIR SENSITIVITY AND AWARENESS, IN ORDER TO REFINE THEIR OWN MORAL COMPASS. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 3PM
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 9AM
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 HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION, HOSTED BY MO ROCCA, FEATURES THE CELEBRATION OF THE INVENTOR'S SPIRIT - FROM HISTORIC SCIENTIFIC PIONEERS THROUGHOUT PAST CENTURIES TO THE FORWARD-LOOKING VISIONARIES OF TODAY. EACH EPISODE TELLS THE DRAMATIC STORIES BEHIND THE WORLD'S GREATEST INVENTIONS, AND THE PERSEVERANCE, PASSION AND PRICE REQUIRED TO BRING THEM TO LIFE. THE PROGRAM INCLUDES SEGMENTS FOCUSING ON 'WHAT IF IT NEVER HAPPENED' AND 'THE INNOVATION BY ACCIDENT,' AND HAS A STRONG FOCUS ON 'JUNIOR GENIUSES' WHO ARE CHANGING THE FACE OF TECHNOLOGY. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, HAS EDUCATING AND INFORMING CHILDREN AS A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE, AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED IN THE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

ROB KRIER

VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER


10/04/2016

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