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

FRN:
0001714344
File Number:
0000031031
Submit Date:
10/04/2017
Call Sign:
KBTR-CD
Facility ID:
24977
City:
BATON ROUGE
State:
LA
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/04/2017
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

LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, L.L.C.

Doing Business As: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, L.L.C.

Robert Bernard

P. O. BOX 2906

BATON ROUGE, LA 70821

United States

+1 (225) 387-2222

Programming@WBRZ.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

RALEIGH, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Clyde N. Pierce

Director of Engineering

WBRZ-TV

Clyde N. Pierce

PO Box 2906

Baton Rouge, LA 70821

United States

+1 (225) 387-2222

Clyde@wbrz.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Baton Rouge
Web Home Page Address WWW.WBRZ.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 6.0
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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(7)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 7) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 10AM,SU 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Total times aired 80
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Renown animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna and he spends time with nature's creatures and various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Mr. Hannas journeys has included Alaska where he observed brown bears and the effect of declining salmon runs on the brown bear population, the Great Barrier Reef to explore its development, and to a farm for exotic animals located in Missouri where wildlife preservation and history come together
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2017 06:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2017 06:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (2 of 7) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUES 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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

Digital Core Program (3 of 7) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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

Digital Core Program (4 of 7) Response
Program Title LAURA MCKENZIE'S TRAVELER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY 10:30AM
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. LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER 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 general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environmental b-roll and pop-up 'Travel Tips,' Laura McKenzie's Traveler 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 (5 of 7) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION W/JAROD MILLER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY 10:30AM
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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it s the need for speed or animal heros there s always something amazing happening. It is the mission of the program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies 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 (6 of 7) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 15
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals spans the globe to bring viewers fascinating wildlife stories. Watch the march of the penguins in Antarctica, a spectacular safari in Africa, or an amazing visit to the Australian outback. Whether it's the mysterious creatures of the ocean or a tale of the critters in own backyard, Wild About Animals offers the best in family programming. Hosted by Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley E/I Core Programming for Kids 13-16 Years of Age.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild About Animals
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Wild About Animals
List date and time rescheduled 09/23/2017 06:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 7) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY 10:30AM
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. Real Life 101is a fresh, fast-paced program for teens looking at career choices and opportunities. FCC-Friendly Core E/I Programming. Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A.J. for a weekly half-hour of fun and entertainment. Rated High for Educational Content by the Annenberg Policy Center
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
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. Xploration Outer Space 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 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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training - Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through stepbystep demonstrations of doityourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. For instance, Steve Spangler became nationallyknown with a video showing him dropping the candy Mentos into a bottle of diet soda. It erupts in a geyser of soda. On XPLORATION DIY Sci, Spangler demonstrates the experiment and also explains the science of why, on a molecular level, the soda reacts that way to the candy. XPLORATION DIY Sci 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. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home.
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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Tuesday 12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild have designed the program to educate and inform children 13 to 16 years of age, although Jack strives to make the show educational and fun viewing for all audiences. Jungle Jack Productions, LLC and Spectrum Field Productions, LLC are the producers of the Jack Hanna's Into the Wild series. 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, while teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship. The episodic content will certainly further the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a core program that meets kids' educational television needs, each episode will include an E/l video bug for the duration of the program, in addition to the recommended rating graphic of TV-G E/l.
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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Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird but True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 3 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 to16 target audience, XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the Weird But True science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful and educational. For instance, in the first episode, our hosts are curious to learn about asteroids and so they set off to explore the biggest meteor crater in the US and meet a real life meteorite hunter. They also try their hand at tracking down space rocks. Along the way, they discover that meteor crash sites can turn into quicksand! On XPLORATION Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. XPLORATION Weird But True 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. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them.
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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Friday 12noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
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. In this exciting series, award winning teen host Elizabeth Stanton and her celebrity guests take a world tour learning about other cultures and lending a hand. At each destination Elizabeth and friends will learn about he countrys people, customs, and specific needs. They will lend a helping hand wherever its needed from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to delivering hearing aids to Vietnamese heighborhoods that have experienced a high rate of deafness and hearing loss. There are always fresh surprises around every corner. Whether shes making movies at a London studio, or making candy at a Las Vegas candy factory, wherever Elizabeth goes she learns something new
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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13 to16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 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 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 ROBERT K BERNARD
Address 1650 HIGHLAND RD
City BATON ROUGE
State LA
Zip 70802
Telephone Number (225) 387-2222
Email Address PROGRAMS@WBRZ.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. Effective September KBTR has two additional Digital Tiers. 41.2 and 41.3. For the purposes of this report for this quarter only, The Added children's programming under the Non-Core section of this report is being added to satisfy additional Core demand and will be insterted in the Core Programming section for 4th quarter as is demonstrated in the Other Matters section.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7A
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 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 (2 of 13) Response
Program Title LAURA MCKENZIE TRAVELER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED 7:30A
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. LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER 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 general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environmental b-roll and pop-up 'Travel Tips,' Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUE 7:30A
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 (4 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION DIY SCI
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. Produced primarily for the 13 16 target audience, XPLORATION DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do it yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. For instance, Steve Spangler became nationally known with a video showing him dropping the candy Mentos into a bottle of diet soda. It erupts in a geyser of soda. On XPLORATION DIY Sci, Spangler demonstrates the experiment and also explains the science of why, on a molecular level, the soda reacts that way to the candy. XPLORATION DIY Sci 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. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 6:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals spans the globe to bring viewers fascinating wildlife stories. Watch the march of the penguins in Antarctica, a spectacular safari in Africa, or an amazing visit to the Australian outback. Whether it's the mysterious creatures of the ocean or a tale of the critters in own backyard, Wild About Animals offers the best in family programming
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue 3:30p
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild have designed the program to educate and inform children 13 to 16 years of age, although Jack strives to make the show educational and fun viewing for all audiences. Jungle Jack Productions, LLC and Spectrum Field Productions, LLC are the producers of the Jack Hanna's Into the Wild series. 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, while teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship. The episodic content will certainly further the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a core program that meets kids educational television needs, each episode will include an E/l video bug for the duration of the program, in addition to the recommended rating graphic of TV-G E/l.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 7AM, Saturday 6A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. Renown animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna and he spends time with nature's creatures and various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Mr. Hannas journeys has included Alaska where he observed brown bears and the effect of declining salmon runs on the brown bear population, the Great Barrier Reef to explore its development, and to a farm for exotic animals located in Missouri where wildlife preservation and history come together
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION W/JAROD MILLER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURS 7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it s the need for speed or animal heros there s always something amazing happening. It is the mission of the program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 3:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this exciting series, award winning teen host Elizabeth Stanton and her celebrity guests take a world tour learning about other cultures and lending a hand. At each destination Elizabeth and friends will learn about he countrys people, customs, and specific needs. They will lend a helping hand wherever its needed from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to delivering hearing aids to Vietnamese heighborhoods that have experienced a high rate of deafness and hearing loss. There are always fresh surprises around every corner. Whether shes making movies at a London studio, or making candy at a Las Vegas candy factory, wherever Elizabeth goes she learns something new
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI 7:30A
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 to 16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiances of all ages. Host and marine bilogist Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, ans in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel. But engineers aren't the only scientist looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants, architects who desidn living buildings, and robotics who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. this Series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make the next great discovery.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTERSPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7:30A
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. Xploration Outer Space 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 (12 of 13) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M 7:30A
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 101is a fresh, fast-paced program for teens looking at career choices and opportunities. FCC-Friendly Core E/I Programming. Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRU
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the Weird But True science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful and educational. For instance, in the first episode, our hosts are curious to learn about asteroids and so they set off to explore the biggest meteor crater in the US and meet a real life meteorite hunter. They also try their hand at tracking down space rocks. Along the way, they discover that meteor crash sites can turn into quicksand! On XPLORATION Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. XPLORATION Weird But True 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. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world

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ROBERT K BERNARD

Director of Programming and Traffic


10/04/2017

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