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

FRN:
0003471356
File Number:
0000023771
Submit Date:
04/07/2017
Call Sign:
KABC-TV
Facility ID:
282
City:
LOS ANGELES
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/07/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2017

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

ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.

Doing Business As: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.

John W. Zucker

77 W 66TH ST FL 16

NEW YORK, NY 10023

United States

+1 (212) 456-7777

john.w.zucker@abc.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Susan Fox

The Walt Disney Company

425 3rd Street SW

Suite 1100

Washington, DC 20024

United States

+1 (202) 222-4780

susan.fox@disney.com

Legal Representative

John E. Hidle

Consulting Engineer

Carl T. Jones Corporation

7901 Yarnwood Court

Springfield, VA 22153

United States

+1 (703) 569-7704

jhidle@ctjc.com

Technical Representative

Grace Kavadoy

ABC, Inc.

77 W 66th St., 16th FL.

New York, NY 10023

United States

+1 (212) 456-6686

Grace.Kavadoy@disney.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Los Angeles
Web Home Page Address www.abc7.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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11-11:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7:30-8am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. 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 Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8:30-9am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. "Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa" is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. 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 provides 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11-11:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 12
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. 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 treatment that sets the standard for animal care. The Saturday, 1/28/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "X Games Aspen". Due to equipment failure, the Saturday, 3/4/17 episode #416 did not have audio from 11:00-11:16:59am PST. A rebroadcast of this episode has been scheduled for Sunday, 4/9/17, at 12:30 p.m. The Saturday, 3/18/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "Special Olympics World Winter Games Austria 2017 -- Opening Ceremony".
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 (D1) The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 03/19/2017 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-03-18
Episode # 409
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 01/29/2017 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-28
Episode # 411
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 10-10:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is produced for viewers ages 13-16 and 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 area of the world where he will explore the areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. The Saturday, 1/28/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "X Games Aspen".
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 (D1) Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 01/28/2017 03:00 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 2017-01-28
Episode # 111
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11:30am-12 noon PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers on the job to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:30-11am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7-7:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. 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, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. 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 provides 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 10:30-11am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
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, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, 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. The Saturday, 1/28/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "X Games Aspen".
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 (D1) Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 01/28/2017 03:30 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 2017-01-28
Episode # 611
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Food For Thought with Claire Thomas (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9-9:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 12-12:30pm PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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. The Saturday, 1/7/17 episode was preempted for network sports football game: "NFL Wild Card". The Saturday, 1/28/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "X Games Aspen". The Saturday, 2/4/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "X Games Aspen Anthology Show". The Saturday, 3/18/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "Special Olympics World Winter Games Austria 2017 -- Opening Ceremony".
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 (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
List date and time rescheduled 01/29/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-28
Episode # 211
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
List date and time rescheduled 03/19/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-03-18
Episode # 208
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
List date and time rescheduled 01/08/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-07
Episode # 207
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
List date and time rescheduled 02/05/2017 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-02-04
Episode # 212
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9-9:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Food For Thought with Claire Thomas (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9:30-10am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8-8:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. 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 Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Everyday Health
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10-10:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Everyday Health is a weekly half-hour program developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16. Everyday Health hosts scan the country finding those who pay it forward to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as agents of change, special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11:30am-12 noon PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 12
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. The half-hour weekly series, Rock the Park, produced for ages 13-16 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. The Saturday, 1/28/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "X Games Aspen". The Saturday, 3/18/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "Special Olympics World Winter Games Austria 2017 -- Opening Ceremony".
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 (D1) Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 01/29/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-01-28
Episode # 311
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program (D1) Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 03/19/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-03-18
Episode # 308
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays /9:30-10am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
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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Liaison Contact

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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 Kara McNeely
Address 500 Circle Seven Drive
City Glendale
State CA
Zip 91201
Telephone Number (818) 863-7283
Email Address kara.d.mcneely@abc.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. KABC-TV's current license will expire on 12/01/22. The station plans to file a license renewal application by 08/01/22. This quarter, KABC-TV ran over 100 public service announcements PSAs on D1 and over 1,000 PSAs on D2 specifically geared to children during various dayparts, including time periods in and around our children's programming. These PSAs covered subjects ranging from nutrition to education and volunteering. KABC-TV also produces the local public affairs/informational program Vista L.A., which showcases positive influences for young and old Latino viewers. KABC-TV also sponsors many community events throughout southern California. Kingdom Day Parade: Promoted and produced a two hour live broadcast of the annual Kingdom Day Parade on January 16, 2017. The Parade celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Station provided all of the production resources for the televised event and Michelle Tuzee and Leslie Sykes hosted the telecast, with Danny Romero and Leo Stallworth acting as roving reporters in the crowd. In addition, Dallas Raines, Leslie Lopez, David Ono and Marc Brown all rode in cars in the Parade. Leslie Sykes emceed the Parade Kick-Off Breakfast that morning, as well. FirstBook: Aired Public Service Announcement asking viewers to join with Families in Schools and FirstBook in the Million World Challenge. The mission of Families in Schools is to involve parents and communities in their children's education to achieve lifelong success. FirstBook wants to ensure that educators and program leaders have access to the high-quality books and resources needed to help students from low-income families. The Million Word Challenge asks kids and their families to read as many books as possible to meet the Challenge. FirstBook donated 5,000 books to Families in Schools. Coleen Sullivan participated in Disney Reads Day with FirstBook on February 4, 2017. Cool Kids: ABC7 sponsors the Cool Kids program year round, and on February 11, 2017 we hosted a luncheon and program for the Cool Kids and their families. The Cool Kids program recognizes and honors deserving youth, between the ages of 14 and 18 and/or high school students, who help out in the community. They were given an award and a check for $500. Members of ABC7 attended and Mayde Gomez was the Mistress of Ceremonies.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9-9:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:30-11am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8-8:30am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. 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 (4 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11:30am-12 noon PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers on the job to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 12-12:30pm PST
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. 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 (6 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9:30-10am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11:30am-12 noon PST
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. 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.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7:30-8am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. 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 (9 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9:30-10am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9-9:30am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 11-11:30am PST
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 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 treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:30-11am PST
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 half-hour weekly series is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. This program seeks to educate viewers that there's a reciprocal benefit to sea animal rescue: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology and the information obtained adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue seeks to 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 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10am PST
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. 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, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. 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 provides 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.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7-7:30am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11-11:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Everyday Health
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10-10:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Everyday Health is a weekly half-hour program developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16. Everyday Health hosts scan the country finding those who pay it forward to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as agents of change, special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 10-10:30am PST
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. 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 area of the 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 (18 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8:30-9am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

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.

John W. Zucker

Deputy Chief Cousel


04/07/2017

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