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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000033013
Submit Date:
10/10/2017
Call Sign:
KWTX-TV
Facility ID:
35903
City:
WACO
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2017
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

Doing Business As: GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

6700 AMERICAN PLAZA

WACO, TX 76712

United States

+1 (254) 776-1330

LARRY.BROWN@KWTX.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

VALERIE PARKER

PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR

GRAY TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC

6700 AMERICAN PLAZA

WACO, TX 76712

United States

+1 (254) 741-5824

VALERIE.PARKER@KWTX.COM

Technical Representative

JOAN STEWART

WILEY REIN LLP

1776 K STREET, N.W.

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 Waco-Temple-Bryan
Web Home Page Address www.kwtx.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: 7.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30a-8a
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. 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 doesn't 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's 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 (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9a-9:30a
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. Laura McKenzie's Traveler creates a strong cognitive curriculum and will have a significant positive impact. The program is academically relevant and specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of students ages 13 to 16. Laura creates a shared experience by including her own child in many of the episodes, fostering an interest to which mature and young viewers will relate. The programs have wide appeal for children interested in History, Geography, Modern and Ancient Cultures, major achievements within each culture including but not limited to literature, arts and entertainment, government and politics, technology, and architecture. 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 a 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 (3 of 19) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a-10a
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 (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30a-9a
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30a-8a
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 prosocial values within an environmentally responsible universe. 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 a 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 19) Response
Program Title Open Road With Dr Chris
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 10:30a
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 Open Road With Dr. Chris is hosted by renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey around the globe, introducing young people to exhilarating experiences, from hiking in the heart of a volcano to swimming with humpback whales. Each episode features Dr. Chris in a culturally diverse destination where he uncovers the best-kept secrets of the region. The Open Road With Dr. Chris is the viewer's passport to a rare educational adventure.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8a-8:30a
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild America is a weekly half hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode Marty Stouffer explores the behavior of different animals. 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 a 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 (8 of 19) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00a-8:30a
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 (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Wonderama
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Wonderama's general educational mission is to create a program environment that promotes the growth and development of teens. The goal of Wonderama is to contstruct a learning environment that uses broadcast television and supportive online media to engage teens and motivate their awareness through examples of community involvement, artistic performance and targeted educational segments.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10a-10:30a
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. Chicken Soup For The Soul's Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a television show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Wonderama
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 6a-6:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Wonderama's general educational mission is to create a program environment that promotes the growth and development of teens. The goal of Wonderama is to contstruct a learning environment that uses broadcast television and supportive online media to engage teens and motivate their awareness through examples of community involvement, artistic performance and targeted educational segments.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7a-7:30a
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World complies with the FCC children's Television Rules as it presents audiences with in depth and thoughtful interviews involving Elizabeth's travel buddies and friends they meet along the way. Elizabeth and friends volunteer in areas of special need, from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to helping Vietnamese children with hearing impairments by fitting them with hearing aids. This selfless behavior is a touching lesson for viewers that highlights social consciousness as well as the challenges faced by others around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7a-7:30a
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. 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 doesn't 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's 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 (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8a-8:30a
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a-10a
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9a-9:30a
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9a-9:30a
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 (18 of 19) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30a-9a
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 (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30a-9a
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild America is a weekly half hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode Marty Stouffer explores the behavior of different animals. 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 a specified in the commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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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 Valerie Parker
Address 6700 American Plaza
City Waco
State TX
Zip 76712
Telephone Number (254) 741-5824
Email Address valerie.parker@kwtx.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. In a continuing effort to support children KWTX aired news stories for and about children. KWTX staff members continue to volunteer on various board, committees, councils that are related to improving the quality of life for children in Central Texas. In addition, KWTX continues to promote a comprehensive anti-bullying campaign utilizing television news stories, web stories, and social networking.

Other Matters (21)

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan digital 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, the show travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Innovation Nation digital 10.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9a-9:30a
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. 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 (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Save to Win - digital 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11a-11:30a
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. Save to Win is a fun and fast-paced play-along game show where savvy shoppers can win big cash by showcasing their knowledge of America's favorite household brands. Two teams of two compete head-to-head as they play shopping-themed games.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol digital 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30a-8a
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 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. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter digital 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10a-10:30a
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 for children 13-16 years old, Save Our Shelter will inform young people about the urgent need for pet adoption throughout the United States and how providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle. Save Our Shelter will demonstrate to young people that the proper care of pets reflects our best human qualities. By expressing this ultimate example of kindness, teens will learn an important educational lesson that will stay with them for life.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan: Family Edition digital 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30a-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, the show travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET digital 10.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30a-9a
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 (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller digital 10.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8a-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Exploration with Jarrod Miller is a half-hour, action-packed live action program designed to entertain, inspire and inform. In each episode, cameras follow Jarrod to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the human/animal interaction in the face of an ever-changing world. As the youngest zoo director in history, Jarrod has the experience and credentials to introduce audiences to place and animals they may never have seen before. 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 a specified in the commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr. Chris - 10.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30a-11a
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's unique lifestyles, history and traditions. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and information children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Animal Adventures digital 10.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30a-8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a half hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 prosocial values within an environmentally responsible universe. 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 a specified in the commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title The Inspectors digital 10.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a-10a
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 (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Hidden Heroes digital 10.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10a-10:30a
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. 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.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan - 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8a-8:30a
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation - digital 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30a-11a
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. Vacation Creation provides the opportunity for families with diverse backgrounds and unique stories to travel by ocean and explore the world together.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World digital 10.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7a-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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World complies with the FCC children's Television Rules as it presents audiences with in depth and thoughtful interviews involving Elizabeth's travel buddies and friends they meet along the way. Elizabeth and friends volunteer in areas of special need, from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to helping Vietnamese children with hearing impairments by fitting them with hearing aids. This selfless behavior is a touching lesson for viewers that highlights social consciousness as well as the challenges faced by others around the world.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler - digital 10.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9a-9:30a
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 creates a strong cognitive curriculum and will have a significant positive impact. The program is academically relevant and specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of students ages 13 to 16. Laura creates a shared experience by including her own child in many of the episodes, fostering an interest to which mature and young viewers will relate. The programs have wide appeal for children interested in History, Geography, Modern and Ancient Cultures, major achievements within each culture including but not limited to literature, arts and entertainment, government and politics, technology, and architecture. 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 a specified in the commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Unlikely Animal Friends - Digital 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30a-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for family viewing, UNLIKELY ANIMAL FRIENDS teaches audiences to never doubt the power of friendship. UNLIKELY ANIMAL FRIENDS will give viewers a first-hand look at how a dolphin and a Labrador Retriever came to be inseparable pals, or find out how a sheep and a pair of rhinos are now best buddies.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol digital 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7a-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. Calling Dr. Pol 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. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild America digital 10.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30a-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild America is a weekly half hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode Marty Stouffer explores the behavior of different animals. 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 a specified in the commission's rules.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG digital 10.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8a-8:30a
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. 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 (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan: Family Edition digital 10.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9a-9:30a
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, the show travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior.

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

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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.

Valerie Parker

Programming and Community Services Director


10/10/2017

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