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

FRN:
0007580152
File Number:
0000019427
Submit Date:
01/03/2017
Call Sign:
WFMZ-TV
Facility ID:
39884
City:
ALLENTOWN
State:
PA
Service:
Distributed Transmission System
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/03/2017
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

MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

Doing Business As: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

Barry Fisher

300 EAST ROCK ROAD

Allentown, PA 18103

ALLENTOWN, PA 18103

United States

+1 (610) 798-4080

barryf@wfmz.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

J. GEOFFREY BENTLEY

LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE

BENTLEY LAW OFFICE

2700 COPPER CREEK ROAD

OAK HILL, VA 20171

United States

+1 (703) 793-5207

GEOFFBENTLEY@VERIZON.NET

Legal Representative

LARRY HARLAN WILL , PE .

CONSULTING ENGINEER

SOLE PROPRIETOR

1055 POWDERHORN DRIVE

GLEN MILLS, PA 19342

United States

+1 (610) 399-1826

LHWILL@VERIZON.NET

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Philadelphia
Web Home Page Address http://www.wfmz.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 3.46
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 504.0
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: 10.38
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5PM
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. Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition is a behind-the-scenes entertainment news magazine series showcasing how and why movies are made in Hollywood. "Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition" segments range from coverage of the Dreamworks Animation Team, Producer Lauren Schuler Donner, Actors Shia LaBeouf, Elijah Wood & Dakota Fanning, Casting Directors Jane Jenkins & Janet Hirschenson, Composer Harry Gregson-Williams and Grammy-winning Songwriter Diane Warren. The educational/informational weekly series introduces the younger demographic to behind-the-scenes film-making, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture industry.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8AM
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 Kid$ teaches young teens about 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 8:00AM
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mouse in the House serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Walking Wild at the San Diego Zoo (D-4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:00AM
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. Walking Wild explores the world of wild and exotic animals, how they live and are cared for at the San Diego Zoo.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Distant Roads (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday & Tuesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Distant Roads embraces the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom of RV ownership. Viewers share in the personal experiences of the show's hosts as they travel through the featured regions. They reveal in depth the cultural and historical perspective of the region while pointing out the geography, geology and other educational details of the various destinations. The program's health segments encourage viewers to exercise and stay healthy as they travel to educational and entertainment venues. This empowers audiences of all ages to pursue their dream to completion through the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom that our society encourages. Each segment of Distant Roads delivers and educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by the hosts and their guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Total times aired 39
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. The show focuses on careers such as doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, mechanics and Lipizzaner stallion trainers. See for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:30AM
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. Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (D1/D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 1:30PM / Wednesday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Animal Rescue showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the them. All stories are real and contain video of rescues. It also includes safety tips and info animals and their habitat.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11AM & 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tomorrow Today features teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:30PM
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:00AM & Wednesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children featuring the lovable and talented Courtney Campbell and her family of fun loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D., her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting, a cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild America is geared at familiarizing children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact threat humans have while interacting in their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 1:30PM
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. Dog Tales showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Career Day (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 3:30pm
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. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12PM & 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10AM & 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. So You Want to Be features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week "So You Want to Be" goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 1:30PM
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. Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title 9th Period (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:30AM
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. 9th Period is a program that presents characters during the school day that are working hard to make good grades in their classes. After school, homework and studies, they solve their hometown mysteries, relying on keen observation skills and teamwork. Every episode includes a moral lesson and includes interesting science facts and other class room knowledge.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30AM
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. Think Big is a television series that shows a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles while combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
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 Barry N. Fisher
Address 300 E. Rock Rd.
City Allentown
State PA
Zip 18103
Telephone Number (610) 798-4080
Email Address barryf@wfmz.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. WFMZ-TV is very active in its outreach to children in the community beyond its required children's programming. An outline of several projects WFMZ-TV has developed and are on going are listed below. Freddy Awards: The licensee actively works on a major theatre/performing arts scholarship program called the Freddy Awards. This program was developed to encourage students to excellence and seek careers in the performing arts. Over 31 high schools participated in the annual competition culminating in a live three-hour telecast announcing the winners of various competitions in the performing arts. Two significant college scholarships are awarded to students. WFMZ-TV has won numerous awards for this program including 2 Mid-Atlantic State Emmy Awards. Kids' News Set: WFMZ-TV has developed a Kids' News Set, which is complete with a replica of the station's news set, teleprompter, camera and lighting. The Kids' News Set was designed to allow kids to see how a newscast is produced and ask questions about broadcasting in general. Youth of all ages can sit at the set, read a prepared script from the teleprompter and is recorded for them to take home. The set has been at a major event during the past year where a significant amount of the general public attended. Internship Program: College students spend a semester in a position that gives them hands on experience in their chosen field of interest. Students generally spend 15 hours per week during the semester working in our newsroom with reporters, photographers, producers, etc. Station management evaluates their performance and provides this information to the student's advisor. Shadowing Program: A program that allows local high school students to travel with reporters and photographers to help students understand the field of television news. These events are set up by a high school teacher or advisor to help students make informed career decisions. Da Vinci Discovery Science Center Outreach: WFMZ-TV has developed an on going educational platform at the Da Vinci Discovery Center for Science in Allentown. The effort includes a multiple interactive kiosk where students and the general public can learn about meteorology and how the forecast and weather presentations are produced at WFMZ-TV. A fully functional chroma key wall allows the public to experience how forecasters present the weather forecast. In addition to the educational center at the Da Vinci Discovery Center that runs daily seven days a week, WFMZ-TV's chief meteorologist speaks to classrooms of children at the center. The presentation includes an interactive tour of the television station, discussion of the various jobs available in broadcasting and encouraging children in general to study and prepare for their futures. Homework Help Page: WFMZ-TV has also developed an on-line Homework Help Page on our website for weather related questions. Students have access to basic weather information and explanations. Students are also able to ask our meteorologist for help with their homework questions. Station Tours: WFMZ-TV conducts regular tours of the station to schools, clubs and community groups. Tours range from 5 to 12 people per tour and are conducted approximately 9 months of the year with an average of 1 tour per week. Tours include all aspects of the broadcast facility and attendee's questions are answered by news department personnel and other station employees.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Secondary Digital Channel: THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Walking Wild at the San Diego Zoo (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Secondary Digital Channel: Walking Wild explores the world of wild and exotic animals, how they live and are cared for at the San Diego Zoo. journalist/hosts present stories that promote an action-oriented approach to environmental issues.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title 9th Period (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Secondary Digital Channel: During the school day, they're top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But come 9th period the textbooks are gone and the 3 kids team together and use the observation and deductive reasoning skills they've developed in class to solve the town's mysteries and crimes. Viewers will be engrossed in 9th Period as they use their own cognitive skills to solve the mysteries along with Peyton, Conner and Meg. Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Life (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday thru Thursday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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. Secondary Digital Channel: Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisio
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Program Stream: The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact threat humans have while interacting in their environment.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10AM & 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Secondary Digital Channel: So You Want to Be teaches children about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series give teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hand-on observer with an expert in a particular field.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 12PM & 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Secondary Digital Channel: Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Distant Roads (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday & Tuesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Secondary Digital Channel: Distant Roads embraces the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom of RV ownership. Viewers share in the personal experiences of the show's hosts as they travel through the featured regions. They reveal in depth the cultural and historical perspective of the region while pointing out the geography, geology and other educational details of the various destinations. The program's health segments encourage viewers to exercise and stay healthy as they travel to educational and entertainment venues. This empowers audiences of all ages to pursue their dream to completion through the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom that our society encourages. Each segment of Distant Roads delivers and educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by the hosts and their guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (D1/D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:00AM & Thursday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Main Digital Program Stream and Secondary Digital Channel: Animal Rescue showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the them. All stories are real and contain video of rescues. It also includes safety tips and info animals and their habitat.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Career Day (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 3:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Program Stream: Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Secondary Digital Channel: Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. 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.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Secondary Digital Channel: Mouse in the House features youngsters learning about science and pnysics by conducting experiments.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11AM & 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Secondary Digital Channel: Tomorrow Today teaches children the importance of learning about various scientific and technology advances. The series gives teenagers exposure to different areas of new science innovations and ideas from various areas ranging from space to medicine to ecology.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$ teach young teens 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.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Program Stream: Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 1:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Program Stream: Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Program Stream: Dog Tales showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:00PM
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. Main Digital Program Stream: Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition is a behind-the-scenes entertainment news magazine series showcasing how and why movies are made in Hollywood. "Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition" segments range from coverage of the Dreamworks Animation Team, Producer Lauren Schuler Donner, Actors Shia LaBeouf, Elijah Wood & Dakota Fanning, Casting Directors Jane Jenkins & Janet Hirschenson, Composer Harry Gregson-Williams and Grammy-winning Songwriter Diane Warren. The educational/informational weekly series introduces the younger demographic to behind-the-scenes film-making, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture industry.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (D4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:00AM, Wednesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Secondary Digital Channel: Combining the art of storytelling and the element of song, the series presents everyday situations in an age appropriate way to help children learn about solving life's little problems.

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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.

Barry Fisher

General Manager


01/03/2017

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