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

FRN:
0003742939
File Number:
0000015476
Submit Date:
10/11/2016
Call Sign:
KFXA
Facility ID:
35336
City:
CEDAR RAPIDS
State:
IA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/11/2016
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

SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.

Doing Business As: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.

Thomas J. Embrescia

SECOND GENERATION PLACE

3029 PROSPECT AVENUE

CLEVELAND, OH 44115

United States

+1 (216) 361-1000

tje@secondgen.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

DAVID Tillotson

LAW OFFICE OF DAVID TILLOTSON

4606 CHARLESTON TERRACE, N.W.

WASHINGTON, DC 20007

United States

+1 (202) 625-6241

DTLAW@STARPOWER.NET

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Cedar Rapids-Wtrlo-IWC&Dub
Web Home Page Address www.fox28iowa.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 7/4/16-8/29/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by teens, and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The program includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, the program encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9/10/16-9/24/16, 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fun and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2/16-8/13/16, 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays, pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey though each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program airs on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 7/5/16-8/30/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens, including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Through in-depth and thoughtful interviews, various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2/16-9/3/16, 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum. Eric focuses on questions about any of the following topics-geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music, and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps, to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 9/5/16-9/26/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 9/7/16-9/28/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2/16-8/13/16, 9:00-9:30am, 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program airs on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2/16-9/24/16, 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The program travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today's environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gives insight into our future way of life. This program airs on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2/16-8/13/16, 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum. Eric focuses on questions about any of the following topics-geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music, and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps, to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program airs on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 7/7/16-9/1/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 9/9/16-9/30/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 7/6/16-8/31/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2/16-9/3/16, 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment fun. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli's Steal The Show, With Jim Peterik
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2/16-9/24/16, 8:00-8:30am, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This music reality television show follows Ariel, Zoey & Eli (AZE) as they work with GRAMMY winner Jim Peterik in the recording studio to create a new album. Viewers are taken behind the scenes to learn the recording process and the collaboration behind creating a song. During the show, Jim introduces AZE to a variety of music genres. AZE also seeks advice from other famous musicians, entertainers, and advocates about songwriting. The song topic AZE cover include coping with the loss of a friend to how to stop bullying. This program airs on the KFXA third digital channel 28.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8/20/16-9/24/16, 11:30a-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows host Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program airs on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Uncaged
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2/16-9/24/16, 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals' daily lives. This program airs on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8/20/16-9/24/16, 9:00-9:30am, 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program airs on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Live Life And Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 7/1/16-9/2/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9/10/16-9/24/16, 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Much of the food Americans east is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8/20/16-9/24/16, 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal, giving the viewer information about medical benefits, rescue, and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important, because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program airs on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 9/6/16-9/27/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/2/16-9/24/16, 7:00-7:30am, 7:30-8:00am, 9:00-9:30am, 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, and empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids. As host, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. This program airs on the KFXA third digital channel 28.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 9/8/16-9/29/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside and above the Earth. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Into The Outdoors
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays, 7/3/16-9/25/16, 6:30-7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
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. This program features a diverse group of kids and adults which introduces fishing, camping, environmental concerns and outdoor safety, to viewers. There are also many great educational subjects for teachers and parents alike to share with their kids. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
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

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Gregory G. Stuart
Address 600 Old Marion Rd. NE
City Cedar Rapids
State IA
Zip 52402
Telephone Number (319) 730-6157
Email Address gstuart@sbgtv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. Community Events: Aired each week during the quarter: Station produced public service announcements incorporating information highlighting school and community events such as school plays, concerts, museum exhibits and demonstrations in the KFXA coverage area.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/16-12/31/16, 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The program travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today's environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gives insight into our future way of life. This program will air on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/16-12/31/16, 7:00-7:30am, 7:30-8:00am, 9:00-9:30am, 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, and empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. This program will air on the KFXA third digital channel 28.3.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Uncaged
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/16-12/31/16, 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals' daily lives. This program will air on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satudays, 10/1/16-12/31/16, 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. the hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/16-12/31/16, 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fun and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 10/3/16-12/26/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/16-12/31/16, 9:00-9:30am, 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program will air on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 10/7/16-12/30/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 10/6/16-12/29/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/16-12/31/16, 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 10/4/16-12/26/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/16-12/31/16, 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal, giving the viewer information about medical benefits, rescue, and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information in important, because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program will air on the KFXA second digital channel 28.2.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 10/5/16-12/28/16, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Every wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli's Steal The Show With Jim Peterik
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/16-12/31/16, 8:00-8:30am, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 music reality television show follows Ariel, Zoey & Eli (AZE) as they work with GRAMMY winner Jim Peterik in the recording studio to create a new album. Viewers are taken behind the scenes to learn the recording process and the collaboration behind creating a song. During the show, Jim introduces AZE to a variety of music genres. AZE also seeks advice from other famous musicians, entertainers, and advocates about songwriting. The song topics AZE cover include coping with the loss of a friend to how to stop bullying. This program will air on the KFXA third digital channel 28.3.

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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.

Gregory Gerard Stuart , Mr. .

KFXA-TV Station/Program Manager


10/11/2016

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