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

FRN:
0021205661
File Number:
0000023783
Submit Date:
04/07/2017
Call Sign:
WXTX
Facility ID:
12472
City:
COLUMBUS
State:
GA
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

WXTX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WXTX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Thomas Henson

2131 AYRSLEY TOWN BOULEVARD

SUITE 300

CHARLOTTE, NC 28273

United States

+1 (704) 643-4148

thenson@ayrsley.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

DANIEL A. KIRKPATRICK , ESQ. .

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, PLC

Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C.

1300 N. 17th Street - Eleventh Floor

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0415

Kirkpatrick@fhhlaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Columbus GA (Opelika AL)
Web Home Page Address www.wxtx.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 Walking Wild (49.3 Escape TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Walking Wild serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content. The series explores the world of wild and exotic animals, how they live and are cared for at the San Diego Zoo.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101 (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series young audience.
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 Missing (49.3 Escape TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30p, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" will satisfy the FCC Children's Programming requirement and can be classified as core programming. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
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 Better Planet (49.3 Escape TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teens to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life.
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 Xploration Earth 2050 (49.2 MOVIES)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30a (01/01/17-03/26/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series asks the question what will the world look like in 2050. the program explores the future world to see where advances in science, technology and engineering will lead us. The series takes a look at robotics, automobile technology, consumer electronics and health, among other topics. Through talks with inventors, doctors science fiction writers, entrepreneurs and scientists, the future world is presented to the audience in a way that is both fun and educational.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge (49.2 MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming and informational requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13-16 year olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
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 Wild Wonders (49.3 Escape TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12p, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders profiles rare and exotic animals and the unique aspects of each o f these amazing creatures. Episodes focus on lesser known animals such as Yellow-legged Frogs and Guinea Fowl. The series also shows how dedicated staff at the San Diego Zoo care for these critters .
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 Xploration Outer Space (49.2 MOVIES)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8a (01/01/17-03/26/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series will teach youngsters about the planets, the stars the moons and scientific concepts of the universe, all presented in a way that its audience can understand. The series collaborates with NASA, giving viewers an up close and personal view of the center of the United States' space program.
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 Missing (49.3 Escape TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" will satisfy the FCC Children's Programming requirement and can be classified as core programming. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title EYEWITNESS KIDS NEWS (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is a weekly, 30 minute magazine program audience targeting the 13 - 16 year old FCC children's programming category. It contains a diverse cast of performers who are all teenagers, dealing with issues that affect them, with regular KIS (kids in the street) reactions to current events. The program features information and education on health issues, Internet safety, science and math features along with homework advice, career information and on scene visits to places around the world. It is closed captioned and contains an E/I super throughout the program.
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 Real Winning Edge (49.2 MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming and informational requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13-16 year olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
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 Better Planet (49.3 Escape TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11a,( 01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teens to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life.
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 Biz Kids (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Childrens Television Act of 1990, BIZ KIDS will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. BIZ KIDS serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (49.2 MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
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 Dog Tales (49.2 MOVIES)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10a, (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30a (01/07/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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 primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood Teen Edition 49.2 MOVIES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays, 12p, (01/28/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 6
Number of Preemptions 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. To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood Teen Edition 49.2 MOVIES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays, 12:30p, (01/28/17-03/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 6
Number of Preemptions 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. To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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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 Cristine Couldridge
Address 1909 WYNNTON RD
City Columbus
State GA
Zip 31909
Telephone Number (706) 568-2887
Email Address ccouldridge@wxtx.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. Saturday, 1/21, WXTX aired breaking news due to severe weather, beginning at 9:30a preempting episode, 120-16/17 of Xploration Awesome Planet.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30a, (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series young audience.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title EYEWITNESS KIDS NEWS (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30a, (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is a weekly, 30 minute magazine program audience targeting the 13 - 16 year old FCC children's programming category. It contains a diverse cast of performers who are all teenagers, dealing with issues that affect them, with regular KIS (kids in the street) reactions to current events. The program features information and education on health issues, Internet safety, science and math features along with homework advice, career information and on scene visits to places around the world. It is closed captioned and contains an E/I super throughout the program.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (49.2 Movies)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12p and 12:30p (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (49.3 Escape )
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12p, (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders profiles rare and exotic animals and the unique aspects of each o f these amazing creatures. Episodes focus on lesser known animals such as Yellow-legged Frogs and Guinea Fowl. The series also shows how dedicated staff at the San Diego Zoo care for these critters .
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Missing (49.3 Escape TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10a and 12:30p, (04/01/17-06/24/17))
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" will satisfy the FCC Children's Programming requirement and can be classified as core programming. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9a, (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Childrens Television Act of 1990, BIZ KIDS will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. BIZ KIDS serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (49.2 MOVIES)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30a (04/02/17-06/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series asks the question what will the world look like in 2050. the program explores the future world to see where advances in science, technology and engineering will lead us. The series takes a look at robotics, automobile technology, consumer electronics and health, among other topics. Through talks with inventors, doctors science fiction writers, entrepreneurs and scientists, the future world is presented to the audience in a way that is both fun and educational.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00a, (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Classics (49.2 Movies)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10a and 10:30a (04/01/17-06/24/17))
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30a, (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (49.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7a, (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (49.3 Escape TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Walking Wild serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content. The series explores the world of wild and exotic animals, how they live and are cared for at the San Diego Zoo.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (49.2 MOVIES)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8a, (04/02/17-06/25/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series will teach youngsters about the planets, the stars the moons and scientific concepts of the universe, all presented in a way that its audience can understand. The series collaborates with NASA, giving viewers an up close and personal view of the center of the United States' space program.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge (49.2 Movies)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11a and 11:30a (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming and informational requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13-16 year olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (49.3 Escape TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a and 11a (04/01/17-06/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teens to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life.

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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.

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

Cristine Coluldridge

GM


04/07/2017

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