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

FRN:
0005795067
File Number:
0000020327
Submit Date:
01/09/2017
Call Sign:
WFTC
Facility ID:
11913
City:
MINNEAPOLIS
State:
MN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, LLC

400 N. CAPITOL STREET, NW

SUITE 890

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 824-6522

JDISCIPIO@21CF.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JOSEPH M. Di Scipio

Senior Vice President, Legal and FCC Compliance

FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, LLC

Joseph M. Di Scipio

400 NORTH CAPITOL STREET, NW

SUITE 890

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 824-6522

jdiscipio@21cf.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MNT
Nielsen DMA Minneapolis-St. Paul
Web Home Page Address www.fox9.com/my29

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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition (on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11a & 1130a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition provides adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as educational and informational at the beginning and through each broadcast and in the listings provided to the publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 730a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. America's Heartland is a series featuring everyday Americans and their families. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores the various ways of life in America's heartland. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Live Life and Win! is a series with a goal to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school & sports, exercise & nutrition and health & wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 830a
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 serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. Xploration: Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist Danni Washington relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel! The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Nature Knows Best (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/2016 09:30 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 2016-12-24
Episode # 116
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 8a
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World focuses on a girl who travels around the world and learns about the different cultures she visits. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition provides adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as educational and informational at the beginning and through each broadcast and in the listings provided to the publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Classics (on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a & 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as educational and informational at the beginning and through each broadcast and in the listings provided to the publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a & 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. Better Planet TV is a weekly half-hour program that teaches the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life.. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Vikings Huddle (D2)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a (10/22-12/31) & Thu 10a (11/24)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vikings Huddle takes young Vikings fans behind the scenes with current Minnesota Vikings players to learn about the connection between football, science, health, and character development. . The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 6-12 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. Xploration Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. 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. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the Weird But True science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this series is fun, playful and educational. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 11/12/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-29
Episode # 108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/2016 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 2016-12-24
Episode # 116
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-15
Episode # 106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/2016 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-19
Episode # 111
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
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. Xploration Outer Space will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Outer Space (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/2016 10:00 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 2016-12-24
Episode # 116
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Xploration: DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 10/08/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-01
Episode # 104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/2016 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 2016-12-24
Episode # 116
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-15
Episode # 106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 10/29/2016 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-22
Episode # 107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 11/12/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-29
Episode # 108
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Awesome Planet (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 11/12/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-29
Episode # 108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Awesome Planet (D2)
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-24
Episode # 116
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a (10/1-10/15) & Sun 9a (12/25)
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow is a United States nationally-syndicated sports television show about high school and college athletics. The show provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. The goal of the program is to get an "off the field" look at the athletes, so they are frequently shown doing things like playing golf, strumming guitars, and studying. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sun at 6a
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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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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 Jayne Socha
Address 11358 Viking Drive
City Eden Prairie
State MN
Zip 55344
Telephone Number (952) 946-5618
Email Address jayne.socha@foxtv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Xploration Outer Space will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Classics (on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a & 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as educational and informational at the beginning and through each broadcast and in the listings provided to the publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition provides adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as educational and informational at the beginning and through each broadcast and in the listings provided to the publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow is a United States nationally-syndicated sports television show about high school and college athletics. The show provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States. The goal of the program is to get an "off the field" look at the athletes, so they are frequently shown doing things like playing golf, strumming guitars, and studying. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 8a
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World focuses on a girl who travels around the world and learns about the different cultures she visits. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Live Life and Win! is a series with a goal to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school & sports, exercise & nutrition and health & wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Vikings Huddle (on D2)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vikings Huddle takes young Vikings fans behind the scenes with current Minnesota Vikings players to learn about the connection between football, science, health, and character development. . The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 6-12 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Xploration Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. 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. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the Weird But True science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this series is fun, playful and educational. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 830a
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 serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a & 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge introduces viewers to some of the most incredibly talented young people in America. It is about teenagers who have built character through their struggles with cancer or death of a loved one, or who came face to face with drug abuse and peer pressure without losing their focus on their goal. Through interviews and profiles, these remarkable young people provide honest answers about how they dealt with adversity in their lives. The Real Winning Edge is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Xploration: DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (on D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11a & 1130a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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. Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition provides adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as educational and informational at the beginning and through each broadcast and in the listings provided to the publishers of program guides
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 730a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. America's Heartland is a series featuring everyday Americans and their families. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores the various ways of life in America's heartland. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13 to 16 year olds
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (on D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Xploration: Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist Danni Washington relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel! The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year olds, at the beginning and through each broadcast, and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.

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

Jayne Socha

Program Coordinator


01/09/2017

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