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

FRN:
0007283054
File Number:
0000020337
Submit Date:
01/09/2017
Call Sign:
WVAH-TV
Facility ID:
417
City:
CHARLESTON
State:
WV
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WVAH LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC

Lisa Asher

2000 W. 41ST. STREET

BALTIMORE, MD 21211

United States

+1 (410) 662-9688

LAsher@sbgtv.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

Miles S. Mason, Esq.

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 Charleston-Huntington
Web Home Page Address www.wvah.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday & Sunday @ 10am from 100116-123116
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
Total times aired 27
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 weekly educational/informational (E/I) nationally syndicated TV series highlighting inspirational teen success stories with segments featuring Entrepreneurs, Extraordinary Teens, Giving Back, and Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship. Live Life and Win! helps teens discover and learn strategies and attributes to achieve dreams, explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and uncover personal passions, and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to LIVE LIFE AND WIN! Program airs on secondary digital stream 11.2
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 XPloration DIY SCI
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7am 100116-123116
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. 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. Program airs on main digital stream 11.1
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 XPloration Earth 2050
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 8am 100116-123116
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. Find out what the world will look like in 2050 from futurists, technology gurus, and science fiction writers. Airs on main digital channel 11.1 -
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 XPloration Awesome Planet
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday @ 8am 100116-123116
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. This show explores the most spectacular places on earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. A truly riveting earth science series. - Program aired on main digital channel 11.1
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 Wild World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am from 100116-123116
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. 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 digital sub channel 11.3
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 Orgins
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday & Sunday 9am & 9:30am 100116-123116
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
Total times aired 54
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. 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 digital sub channel 11.3
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
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30am from 100116-123116
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. 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 digital subchannel 11.3
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 Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am from 100116-123116
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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. Program airs on digital sub channel 11.2
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 Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8am 100116-123116
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. 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 digital sub channel 11.3
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 XPloration Outer Space
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8am from 100116-123116
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. Our show will dive into the fun new world of space tourism, space hotels, one-way trips to Mars, space elevators, and asteroid mining. We will also be showing viewers what it's like to train like an astronaut and what it would be like to live on Mars. We will talk to experts who will explain the probability of life on other planets and how we are looking for extraterrestrial life today. Our audience will get to see the most advanced space robots that NASA has developed to help explore space and the Martian and Lunar surfaces. With each show, we will highlight the science and technology behind a given project so that people can walk away with a better understanding of how the universe works and why projects like these are so important. Program airs on Main Digital Channel 11.1
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 America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am 100116-123116
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program airs on digital sub channel 11.2
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 Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8am 100116-123116
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 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 digital sub channel 11.3
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030am & Sunday 12pm from 100116-123116
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
Total times aired 27
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 takes viewers across the country in search of the brightest young stars in sports (high school and college) and provides viewers with an off the field look at the athletes. The athletes profiled share their experiences, advice and personal impressions of the road to stardom. This program air on secondary digital stream 11.2.
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 XPloration Weird but True
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8am 100116-123116
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. 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. Program airs on main digital channel 11.1
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 XPloration Nature Knows Best
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 8am from 100116-123116
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. Mother nature is the most advanced engineer on the planet. Learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. See how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications. Slithering snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. These shows are a visual treat, featuring the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. Program Airs on Main Digital Channel 11.1 -
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 Wild America
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat Only 8am 100116-123116
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. WILD AMERICA - 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 will be 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 as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program aired on this stations main digital stream.
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 Animal Rescue
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 10am & Sunday @10:30am from 100116-123116
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
Total times aired 27
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. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program airs on digital sub channel 11.2
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 Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10am 100116-123116
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. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program airs on digital sub channel 11.2
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 Origins
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays @ 900am and 930am from 100116-123116
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
Total times aired 54
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. ORIGINS is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that explores the remarkable origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature, and more. The goal of the series is to provide young veiwers with information to learn about the history of some the world's most significant ideas and creations. Airs on secondary digital stream 11.3
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 Gary Spurlock
Address 1301 Piedmont Road
City Charleston
State WV
Zip 25301
Telephone Number (304) 346-5358
Email Address gsspurlock@cunninghambroadcasting.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. WVAH sponsored a canned food drive for needy families in the area. WVAH also once again held an annual toy drive to collect toys for less fortunate kids in the area. WVAH continued to broadcast its Straight Talk program to address issues and concerns in today's World

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title XPloration Outer Space
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays @ 8am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. 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.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title XPloration Earth 2050
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays @ 8am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 11:30am from 010117-033117
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 exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program airs on digital stream 11.2
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 830am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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 aired on digital sub channel 11.3
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Live Life and Win! is a weekly educational/informational (E/I) nationally syndicated TV series highlighting inspirational teen success stories with segments featuring Entrepreneurs, Extraordinary Teens, Giving Back, and Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship. Live Life and Win! helps teens discover and learn strategies and attributes to achieve dreams, explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and uncover personal passions, and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to LIVE LIFE AND WIN! Airs on stations secondary digital stream 11.2
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title XPloration Weird but True
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays @ 8am 010117-033117
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 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 aired on the stations main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays @ 8am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 8am from 010117-033117
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 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 digital sub stream 11.3
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 10am from 010117-033117
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 actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.. Airs on secondary digital stream 11.2
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title XPloration DIY
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am from010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host 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 aired on the stations main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Orgins
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday & Sunday @ 9am & 930am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
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 airs on digital stream 11.3
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:30am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. Airs on secondary digital stream 11.2
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays @ 8am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8am from 010117-033117
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 Americas animal species. This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 11:00am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. Program airs on digital sub channel 11.2
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 8:30am from 010117-033117
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 airs on digital stream 11.3
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @12pm & 12:30pm from 010117-033117
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. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program airs on digital stream 11.2
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 8am from 010117-033117
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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 digital stream 11.3
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @10:30am from 010117-033117
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 actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.. Airs on Digital Sub chanel 11.2

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

Gary Steven Spurlock

JSA Manager


01/09/2017

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