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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
0000020994
Submit Date:
01/10/2017
Call Sign:
KXXV
Facility ID:
9781
City:
WACO
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2017
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

KXXV LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Applicant

Doing Business As: KXXV LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

201 MONROE STREET

RSA TOWER, 20TH FLOOR

MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1400

fcclms@raycommedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Ann Bobeck , Esq .

Legal Counsel

COVINGTON & BURLING LLP

One City Center

850 Tenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5719

abobeck@cov.com

Legal Representative

Robert E. Thurber , Jr .

Vice President, Engineering

Raycom Media, Inc.

201 Monroe Street

RSA Tower, 20th Floor

Montgomery, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1400

bthurber@raycommedia.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Waco-Temple-Bryan
Web Home Page Address www.kxxv.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 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9AM (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hours series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
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 Sea Rescue; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9:30A (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
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. The half hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13to16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
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 NOODLE & DOODLE; CHANNEL 25.2 (TELEMUNDO)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 7a (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies, and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something for display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an every-faithful Beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. While the show will be enjoyed by preschoolers, the projects are very practical and engaging to implement for children ages 5-8. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve a completely different goal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures; Channel 25.1 (KXXV Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 10am (10/2/2016-12/25/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
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 Outback Adventures; Channel 25.1 (KXXV Primary)
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2016 02:36 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-01
Episode # 206
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures; Channel 25.1 (KXXV Primary)
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-25
Episode # 205
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Missing; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8am (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
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. MISSING performs an invaluable public service by identifying young persons who are missing and alerting the public to this fact. The show also carries an important message to young people in regards to being aware of their surrounding and being cautious.
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 Wild About Animals; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 8a (10/2/2016-12/25/2016)
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 ABOUT ANIMALS explores the animal kingdom and explains the habits of animals in our world. This program explains why animals act as they do, survive as they do and how we can be better stewards of nature.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 8:30AM (10/1/2016 - 12/31/2016)
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
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 LAZY TOWN; CHANNEL 25.2 (TELEMUNDO)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9:30AM (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAZY TOWN promotes fitness and healthful habits for children of preschool and primary grades. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town, and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus, gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
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 The Wildlife Docs; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 10AM (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2, 000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatments that sets the standard for animal care.
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 Wildlife Docs; Channel 25.1 KXXV Primary
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2016 01:36 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-31
Episode # 408
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title NINA'S WORLD; CHANNEL 25.2 (TELEMUNDO)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 8:30 & 9A (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World is an animated show based on a six-year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
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 Real Life 101; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
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. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Well, Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Jillian, Shawn, and Gracey for a weekly half-hour of fun and entertainment.
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 AQUA KIDS; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
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. AQUA KIDS provides information about the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children learn about the resources of the ocean and how protection of the ocean is important for future generations. The show teaches biological topics related to the entire ecosystem of the earth.
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 EL SHOW DE CHICA; CHANNEL 25.2 (TELEMUNDO)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 7:30 & 8 AM (10/1/2016-12/31/2016))
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. El Show De Chica features a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode, Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually, her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgement, and inter-personal behavior. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure - a fantasy transformation to animation -- where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socia-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
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 Animal Rescue; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS @ 7AM (10/2/2016-12/25/2016)
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. ANIMAL RESCUE shows real life in-the-world experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting food social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values. The show also includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats.
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 Dog Tales; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30a (10/2/2016-12/25/2016)
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 is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative.
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 ROCK THE PARK; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 10:30AM (10/1/2016-12/31/2016)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
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 Rock The Park; Channel 25.1 (KXXV Primary)
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2016 02:06 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-31
Episode # 306
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Brandi Crubaugh
Address 1909 S New Road
City Waco
State TX
Zip 76711
Telephone Number (254) 754-2525
Email Address bcrubaugh@kxxv.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. On 12/31/2016, Wildlife Docs, Rock The Park, and Outback Adventures ran off the clock hour due to the overrun of sports. However, these episodes did run in their entirety. On 11/26/2016, Nina's World at 9am and Lazy Town at 9:30am were pre-empted due to soccer coverage with a make good scheduled on 11/26/2016 at 10:30am and 11am. However, the entire children's programming lineup and soccer was pre-empted due to breaking news coverage of Fidel Castro's death.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Real Life 101; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am
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. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Well, Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Jillian, Shawn, and Gracey for a weekly half-hour of fun and entertainment.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title El Show De Chica; CHANNEL 25.2 (TELEMUNDO)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8a & 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. El Show De Chica features a five-year-old "baby" chick that spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit, and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode, Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure-a fantasy transformation to animation - where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development as Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock The Park; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 10:30AM
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Nina's World; Channel 25.2 (TELEMUNDO)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9a & 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World is an animated show based on a six-year-old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her "Work", take responsibility for her actions and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 9AM
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 8:30AM
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Missing; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8am
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. MISSING performs an invaluable public service by identifying young persons who are missing and alerting the public to this fact. The show also carries an important message to young people in regards to being aware of their surrounding and being cautious.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Tales; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 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. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle; CHANNEL 25.2 (TELEMUNDO)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am & 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies, and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something for display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an every-faithful Beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. While the show will be enjoyed by preschoolers, the projects are very practical and engaging to implement for children ages 5-8. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve a completely different goal.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30a
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. AQUA KIDS provides information about the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children learn about the resources of the ocean and how protection of the ocean is important for future generations. The show teaches biological topics related to the entire ecosystem of the earth.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am
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. ANIMAL RESCUE shows real life in-the-world experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting food social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values. The show also includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am
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. The half hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13to16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals; CHANNEL 25.3 (WEATHER CHANNEL)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 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. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS explores the animal kingdom and explains the habits of animals in our world. This program explains why animals act as they do, survive as they do and how we can be better stewards of nature.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 11AM
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs; CHANNEL 25.1 (KXXV PRIMARY)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS @ 10AM
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. The half hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2, 000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatments that sets the standard for animal care.

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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.

Eric Duncan

VP / General Manager


01/10/2017

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