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

FRN:
0021989033
File Number:
0000019729
Submit Date:
01/05/2017
Call Sign:
KBTV-TV
Facility ID:
61214
City:
PORT ARTHUR
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/05/2017
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

DEERFIELD MEDIA (PORT ARTHUR) LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: DEERFIELD MEDIA (PORT ARTHUR) LICENSEE, LLC

1735 YORK AVENUE

#38A

NEW YORK, NY 10128

United States

+1 (212) 534-1044

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Miles S Mason , Esq .

FCC Counsel

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Beaumont-Port Arthur
Web Home Page Address www.fox4beaumont.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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 aired on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00, 9:30AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Former professional boxer, Laila Ali, scours the globe to find some of the worlds most compelling stories. The program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, this program inspires its audience to go ALL IN on their dreams. This program airs on the secondary digital stream 4.2. The network erred in not including the E/I identifier on 10/1, 10/8 & 10/15. It has been corrected and the episodes were rebroadcast on 11/13, 11/20, 11/27 & 12/4.
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 XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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 main digital stream.
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
List date and time rescheduled 12/22/2016 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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 11/17/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 10/13/2016 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 2016-10-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 12/01/2016 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 2016-12-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 10/27/2016 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 2016-10-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 12/08/2016 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 2016-12-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North Americas animal species. This program airs on the main digital stream.
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 THINK BIG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00am (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 worlds 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 tertiary digital stream 4.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00, 11:30AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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, the three co-hosts visit areas in the U.S. to bring inspiring stories of people affected by a health crisis. These people are paying it forward by giving others currently facing the same health crisis a message of hope and healing, and also helping fulfill some wishes. The program brought a celebrity idol to a cheerleading squad with disabilities and helped a Flash Mob raise awareness for cystic fibrosis. They also give helpful information on how to cope with the health crisis as well as helpful information on nutrition and fitness. This program informs the viewer about health issues as well as showing how to reach out and help in the community. This program airs on the secondary digital stream 4.2. The network erred in not including the E/I identifier on 10/1, 10/8 & 10/15. It has been corrected and the episodes were rebroadcast on 11/27 & 12/4.
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 CULTURE CLICK
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 connections in history which affect pop culture and our lives today. Using a unique flowchart style, the program draws surprising connections between such subjects such as what do Justin Bieber and Cleopatra have in common, or what connection did John Wilkes Booth have to Abraham Lincoln, or what do cavemen have to do with pancakes. Through these comparisons, the program introduces the viewer to American history, Greek mythology, and architecture, as well as fashion and pop culture, and inspires the viewer to learn more about the subjects. This program airs on the secondary digital stream 4.2. The network erred in not including the E/I identifier on 10/1, 10/8, 10/15 & 11/5. It has been corrected and the episodes were rebroadcast on 11/6, 11/13, 11/20 & 12/11.
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 WILD WORLD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream 4.3.
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 XPLORATION DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 8
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
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 fund 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 main digital stream.
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 DYI SC
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2016 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 2016-12-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION DYI SC
List date and time rescheduled 10/21/2016 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 2016-10-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION DYI SC
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2016 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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION DYI SC
List date and time rescheduled 09/30/2016 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 2016-10-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION DYI SC
List date and time rescheduled 10/28/2016 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 2016-10-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION DYI SC
List date and time rescheduled 10/14/2016 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 2016-10-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION DYI SC
List date and time rescheduled 12/09/2016 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 2016-12-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION DYI SC
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/2016 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 2016-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title GET WILD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00 (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Pandas living patterns. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream 4.3.
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 OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00 AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30AM (10/1/6 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream 4.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title ORIGINS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday & Sunday 8:00, 8:30AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 the origin of hundreds of the worlds most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the worlds most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle, three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure and, Clocks, Calendars & Calculators, three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream 4.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. 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 airs on the main digital stream.
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 ANIMAL TAILS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM (10/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 features a variety of animals, and their stories. Episode examples include uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other; and, discovering how police teams train their canine partners . This program educates children about the care for different types of animals, and presents positive role models and pro-social values to children. This program airs on the secondary digital stream 4.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Barbara Nixon
Address 2955 I 10 East
City Beaumont
State TX
Zip 77702
Telephone Number (409) 892-6622
Email Address bhnixon@deerfieldmediainc.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. At KBTV, we air public service announcements, directed specifically at children, with the objective of helping our community. These spots are normally provided to us through National organizations, but we also sponsor, support local events. This year was the 22nd year sister station KFDM and FOX presented the TOYFEAST, a toy and food drive benefiting the SALVATION ARMY of Beaumont, Port Arthur and Orange. KFDM and KBTV collected non perishable food items, toys and cash to be distributed to less fortunate families in our viewing area. We also run Coats and Kettles, collecting blankets, coats and sweaters for the Salvation Army in our viewing area to distribute to Southeast Texans as needed during the winter months. We support education with the KFDM Challenge, an academic game show that pits high schools against each other answering questions in a Jeopardy style format. We have changed the name of our Golden Apple Educator Awards, to the Outstanding Educator Award honoring local teachers our morning show. As sponsors of Lamar University, we appeal to children with Tailgate parties at the Conference at home games, with giveaways promoting FOX primetime programs. Our Pay It Forward news segment honors local volunteers, including young people, who reach out to help our community. This year, we produced Sounds of the Season II, featuring local elementary, middle school and high school choirs singing Christmas carols on Christmas Day. We were strong supporters of the Port Arthur Lighted Christmas Parade. We also participate in the NAB Don't Drink and Drive roadblock, and run these PSAs throughout the holiday, and throughout the year. We were primary sponsors of the American Cancer Society Cattle Barons Ball and encouraged children and families to participate in the Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk and the Gift of Life Color Run. National PSAs aimed at children include bicycle safety, student aid, leukemia treatments, cell phone safety, anti drunk driving campaign, children advocacy spots like Autism Awareness and the National Children Alliance, as well as the Gary Sinise Foundation, A Wonderful World Value, Shelter Adopt a Pet, Special Athlete Values, Texas 811, Its the Law, Loyalty, Pass It On, Forgiveness Values, United Way NFL Play, Just Say Hi Values, Stop Texts Wrecks Afterlife, Keep America Beautiful, Stop Texts Stop Wrecks Unlucky, and Discover the Forest.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title GET WILD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00 (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program will air on the tertiary digital station 4.3.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00, 11:30AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. Each week, the three co hosts visit areas in the U.S. to bring inspiring stories of people affected by a health crisis. These people are paying it forward by giving others currently facing the same health crisis a message of hope and healing, and also helping fulfill some wishes. The program brought a celebrity idol to a cheerleading squad with disabilities and helped a Flash Mob raise awareness for cystic fibrosis. They also give helpful information on how to cope with the health crisis as well as helpful information on nutrition and fitness. This program informs the viewer about health issues as well as showing how to reach out and help in the community. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 4.2.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. 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 will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title ANIMAL TAILS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. This program features a variety of animals, and their stories. Episode examples include uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other; and, discovering how police teams train their canine partners . This program educates children about the care for different types of animals, and presents positive role models and pro-social values to children. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 4.2.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title XPLORATION DYI SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses everyday items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real world innovations. This program will air on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program will air on the tertiary digital station 4.3.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title ORIGINS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday & Sunday 8:00, 8:30 AM (1/1/17-3/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 50
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the worlds most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the worlds most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle, three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure and, Clocks, Calendars & Calculators, three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program will air on the tertiary digital station 4.3.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title THINK BIG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00AM (1/1/17-3/1/17)
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. 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 will air on the tertiary digital station 4.3.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program will air on the tertiary digital station 4.3.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title ALL IN WITH LAILA ALI
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00, 9:30AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. Former professional boxer, Laila Ali, scours the globe to find some of the worlds most compelling stories. The program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, this program inspires its audience to go ALL IN on their dreams. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 4.2.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title CULTURE CLICK
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00AM (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)
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. This program explores connections in history which affect pop culture and our lives today. Using a unique flowchart style, the program draws surprising connections between such subjects such as what do Justin Bieber and Cleopatra have in common, or what connection did John Wilkes Booth have to Abraham Lincoln, or what do cavemen have to do with pancakes. Through these comparisons, the program introduces the viewer to American history, Greek mythology, and architecture, as well as fashion and pop culture, and inspires the viewer to learn more about the subjects. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 4.2.

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01/05/2017

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