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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000030725
Submit Date:
10/03/2017
Call Sign:
KOSA-TV
Facility ID:
6865
City:
ODESSA
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/03/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

Company

Doing Business As: GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

4101 E. 42nd Street

Suite J-7

Odessa, TX 79762

United States

+1 (432) 580-5672

jgaona@cbs7.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

James McKinnon

Director of Engineering

Gray Television Licensee, LLC

KOSA-TV

4101 E. 42nd Street

Suite J-7

Odessa, TX 79762

United States

+1 (432) 580-5672

jmckinnon@cbs7.com

Technical Representative

Joan Stewart

Attorney At Law

Wiley Rein LLP

Joan Stewart

1776 K Street NW

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

JStewart@wileyrein.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Odessa-Midland
Web Home Page Address WWW.CBS7.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 168.0
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: 8.0
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(28)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 28) Response
Program Title WONDERFUL WORLD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 930 AM
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. Wonderful World educates and entertains the entire family. Young adults learn about the various animals that inhabit the earth by going right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, grizzly bears, and other wildlife. The series travels the globe to learn about different species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 28) Response
Program Title RECIPE REHAB (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 930AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Recipe Rehab 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. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 28) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 4PM
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. MISSING is designed to provide preadolescent and early teenage boys and girls with an opportunity to both view and participate in a dance competition-style series in which their creative talents and skills are demonstrated in a kid-friendly environment of artistic expression. Within this music and dance environment, the viewers will be able to learn how their peers plan, design, and execute various forms of choreography; observe how young people handle the social requirements associated with mastering various forms of dance within the framework of a competition; understand the personal dedication and physical commitment necessary for this field of artistic expression; and learn how to evaluate their own skills and career aspirations as they observe the participants in the series work with seasoned professionals in various areas of dance and the creative arts. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 28) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, cultures, flora, and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer, traveler, and animal expert Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destination's unique lifestyles, history, and traditions. In addition, as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences, Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 28) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 28) Response
Program Title WONDERFUL WORLD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9 AM
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. Wonderful World educates and entertains the entire family. Young adults learn about the various animals that inhabit the earth by going right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, grizzly bears, and other wildlife. The series travels the globe to learn about different species and how they survive from deserts and rainforests to oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 28) Response
Program Title OUTBACK ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 930 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 28) Response
Program Title HATCHED (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hatched is an educational and informational series dedicated to teaching children aged 13-16 about how to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. A unique program that combines entertainment with business school, Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 28) Response
Program Title BRAIN GAMES: FAMILY EDITION (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Brain Games: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating components of the human brain and how they shape our perceptions and everyday lives. Produced for children aged 13-16, Brain Games: Family Edition host Jason Silva opens each episode with an exercise for your mind which will often leave you scratching your head. These exercises will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the reality of human perception and the fascinating ways that our brain functions. Each week, Host Jason Silva will explore a variety of different topics including visual perception, memory, skill learning, decision making, and many more. Brain Games: Family Edition educates and inspires viewers by presenting a series of experiments and activities designed to help people improve cognitive function and use their brains better, smarter and faster.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 28) Response
Program Title CALLING DR POL (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar, Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19000 patients, Dr Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesnt end at the clinic. Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 28) Response
Program Title CALLING DR POL (GOTIME) (ENCORE)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesnt end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 28) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 28) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 28) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG 2 (ENCORE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 28) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode, the cameras follow 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. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 28) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 28) Response
Program Title WONDERAMA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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. WONDERAMA is the 40 year phenomenon that was the first television show that brought pop culture to kids and created an indelible emotional attachment. It gives them their world their way. Celebrities, music, games, news and sports all brought to them in a totally immersive, interactive experience. WONDERAMA focuses on subject categories in support of the overarching construct experience: STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), Culinary Skills, Financial Literacy, Community Involvement and the Performing Arts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 28) Response
Program Title SAFARI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 1030AM
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. Safari is an invaluable addition to the core programming element of all broadcast networks. This in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for teens 13 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, subject interviews, environmental b-roll, the show provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 28) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES 2 (ENCORE)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 28) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 930AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 28) Response
Program Title AMERICAN ATHLETE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1130 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. American Athlete
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 28) Response
Program Title DOG TOWN, USA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town, USA highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then, Dog Town, USA medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog, beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know and care about these dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 28) Response
Program Title SAFARI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10AM
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. Safari is an invaluable addition to the core programming element of all broadcast networks. This in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for teens 13 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, subject interviews, environmental b-roll, the show provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 28) Response
Program Title EXPEDITION WILD (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Expedition Wild is produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America wild places, revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures as he paddles the Grand Canyon, skis with Wolverines in British Columbia, observes Mountain Lions in Montana, stakes out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigates a raven nest, observes Polar Bears on Alaska northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine Black Bears bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 28) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 28) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1030AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series is based on Jack Hanna traveling the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels, he informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history, and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, wile teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship. The episode content will certainly further the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (27 of 28) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY TEENS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8 AM
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. Eco Company Teens explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. Viewers learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (28 of 28) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY TEENS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 830 AM
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. Eco Company Teens explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. Viewers learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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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 Joni M. Rice
Address 4101 E. 42ND ST., SUITE J7
City ODESSA
State TX
Zip 79762
Telephone Number (432) 552-1853
Email Address jrice@cbs7.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. OUR ON AIR PERSONALITIES MAKE REGULAR APPEARANCES AT THE AREA SCHOOLS FOR CAREER TALKS AND TO SPEAK TO THE CHILDREN ABOUT JOURNALISM, IN ADDITION TO STATION TOURS CONDUCTED BY VARIOUS MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL. OUR METEOROLOGISTS MAKE MANY APPEARANCES AT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN OUR BROADCAST AREA. THEIR TALKS CONSIST OF INFORMATION ABOUT WEATHER FOLLOWED BY A QUESTIONS AND ANSWER PERIOD AND TORNADO SAFETY TIPS. OUR CHIEF METEOROLOGIST ALSO JUDGES SCIENCE FAIRS AND SERVES AS THE ATMOSPHERIC JUDGE EACH YEAR FOR THE WEST TEXAS SCIENCE CONTEST HELD ANNUALLY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PERMIAN BASIN.

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Other Matters (1 of 23) Response
Program Title AMERICAN ATHLETE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1130 AM
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. American Athlete is a sports series directed and hosted by comedian Byron Allen and produced by Entertainment Studios. The television series is a sports documentary series. As the name suggests, this show is about American athletes. Comedian Byron interviews the hottest and most recognizable superstar athletes and presents a new side of them. The athletes share their life stories, the secrets of the game, success strategies and lessons in leadership with Byron. This gives fans the chance to know their favorite athletes better. From golf to basketball and many other popular sports, the show interviews the biggest names in the field, such as Michael Jordan, Venus Williams, Shaquille O'Neil, Sammy Sosa, Andre Agassi, Greg Norman, Jeff Gordon, Barry Bonds, Wayne Gretzky and hundreds more.
Other Matters (2 of 23) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG 2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10AM SAT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference
Other Matters (3 of 23) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 4PM
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. MISSING is designed to provide preadolescent and early teenage boys and girls with an opportunity to both view and participate in a dance competition-style series in which their creative talents and skills are demonstrated in a kid-friendly environment of artistic expression. Within this music and dance environment, the viewers will be able to learn how their peers plan, design, and execute various forms of choreography; observe how young people handle the social requirements associated with mastering various forms of dance within the framework of a competition; understand the personal dedication and physical commitment necessary for this field of artistic expression; and learn how to evaluate their own skills and career aspirations as they observe the participants in the series work with seasoned professionals in various areas of dance and the creative arts. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 23) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 930AM SAT
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 23) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (6 of 23) Response
Program Title CALLING DR POL (GO TIME) ENCORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730AM
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar, Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19000 patients, Dr Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesnt end at the clinic. Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (7 of 23) Response
Program Title HEROES AMONG US
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 1030AM
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. Heroes Among Us tells the stories of people just like you and me who have chosen to make a difference in the lives of others. They are heroes that live in your community and have helped people you know. They are the unsung heroes who arent seeking recognition or reward, but choose to act to correct injustice wherever they see it. Each episode will feature stories of courage and hope about people making a difference on every level from the personal, to the professional, to the national stage. These ordinary people may just make a strangers day a little brighter or they could change the world! Through reenactments and interviews we get to know these hometown heroes and what motivates them to do good and help their fellow humans.
Other Matters (8 of 23) Response
Program Title HATCHED (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 830AM
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. Hatched is an educational and informational series dedicated to teaching children aged 13-16 about how to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. A unique program that combines entertainment with business school, Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams.
Other Matters (9 of 23) Response
Program Title CALLING DR POL (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13 to 16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar, Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19000 patients, Dr Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesnt end at the clinic. Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (10 of 23) Response
Program Title OUTBACK ADVENTURES (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 930AM
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Other Matters (11 of 23) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES (GO TIME) ENCORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9AM
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, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (12 of 23) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1030AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows renowned veterinarian, Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, cultures, flora and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer, traveler and animal expert, Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destination unique lifestyles, history and traditions. In addition, as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences, Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (13 of 23) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode, the cameras follow 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. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (14 of 23) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9AM
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 halfhour, E/I program that takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the animal kingdoms most mind blowing questions: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards spots? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with a meaningful perspective of the creatures around them and valuable comparisons to their own human characteristics.
Other Matters (15 of 23) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES (GO TIME)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9AM
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, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (16 of 23) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 830AM SAT
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 23) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 9AM SAT
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (18 of 23) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8AM SAT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (19 of 23) Response
Program Title THE COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 930AM
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 locations history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast paced, engaging information thats 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 (20 of 23) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 830AM
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 is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (21 of 23) Response
Program Title HEROES AMONG US
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10AM
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. Heroes Among Us tells the stories of people just like you and me who have chosen to make a difference in the lives of others. They are heroes that live in your community and have helped people you know. They are the unsung heroes who arent seeking recognition or reward, but choose to act to correct injustice wherever they see it. Each episode will feature stories of courage and hope about people making a difference on every level from the personal, to the professional, to the national stage. These ordinary people may just make a strangers day a little brighter or they could change the world! Through reenactments and interviews we get to know these hometown heroes and what motivates them to do good and help their fellow humans.
Other Matters (22 of 23) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1030AM
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 series is based on Jack Hanna traveling the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels, he informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history, and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, wile teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship. The episode content will certainly further the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16.
Other Matters (23 of 23) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY TEENS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8 AM
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. Eco Company Teens explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. Viewers learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future.

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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.

James McKinnon

Director of Engineering


10/03/2017

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