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

FRN:
0004135216
File Number:
0000038498
Submit Date:
01/09/2018
Call Sign:
WABC-TV
Facility ID:
1328
City:
NEW YORK
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.

Applicant

Doing Business As: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.

77 WEST 66TH STREET, 16TH FLR

ATTN: JOHN W. ZUCKER, ESQ.

NEW YORK, NY 10023

United States

+1 (212) 456-7777

john.w.zucker@abc.com

Company

Contact Representatives (4)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Susan Fox

The Walt Disney Company

425 3rd Street

Suite 2100

Washington, DC 20024

United States

+1 (202) 222-4780

Susan.Fox@disney.com

Legal Representative

JOHN E. Hidle , P.E. .

CONSULTING ENGINEER

CARL T. JONES CORPORATION

7901 YARNWOOD COURT

ATTN: JOHN E, HIDLE

SPRINGFIELD, VA 22153

United States

+1 (703) 569-7704

JHIDLE@CTJC.COM

Technical Representative

Grace Kavadoy

ABC, Inc.

77 W 66th St., 16th FL.

New York, NY 10023

United States

+1 (212) 456-6686

Grace.Kavadoy@disney.com

Legal Representative

JOHN W. ZUCKER , ESQ. .

AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.

77 WEST 66TH STREET

NEW YORK, NY 10023

United States

+1 (212) 456-7387

john.w.zucker@abc.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA New York
Web Home Page Address www.abc7ny.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12-12:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 10
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided and eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox and even a newly discovered species of birds. The following episodes were rescheduled due to ABC Network live coverage of College Football: October 7, 14, 21, & 28, November 4, 11, 18 & 25, December 2 & 16.
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 Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-04
Episode # 405
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 10/22/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-21
Episode # 403
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 10/08/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-07
Episode # 401
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 10/29/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-28
Episode # 404
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 12/03/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-02
Episode # 401
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 12/17/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-16
Episode # 403
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-18
Episode # 407
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-14
Episode # 402
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 11/12/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-11
Episode # 406
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock The Park
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-25
Episode # 409
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM-12:00PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Food For Thought (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00AM-9:30AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16 informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00AM-11:30AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Town U.S.A. (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM ET
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. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs -from every corner of the nation. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00 - 11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This half-hour weekly series is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. This program seeks to educate viewers that there's a reciprocal benefit to sea animal rescue: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology and the information obtained adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue seeks to leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM ET
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30 - 1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 11
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 11
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 11
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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on an amazing adventure as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family - and viewers - discover unique cultural events, foods, activities and traditions. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The following episodes were preempted due to live Network coverage of College Football: October 7, 14, 21 & 28, November 4, 11, 18 & 25, December 2, 16 & 30.
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 V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 12/03/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-02
Episode # 202
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-04
Episode # 205
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 10/22/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-21
Episode # 201
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 11/12/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-11
Episode # 206
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 10/08/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-07
Episode # 401
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2017 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-30
Episode # 205
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-14
Episode # 201
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 12/17/2017 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-16
Episode # 203
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 04:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-18
Episode # 207
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-25
Episode # 208
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #11

Questions Response
Title of Program V action Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 10/29/2017 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-28
Episode # 204
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM ET
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. Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner is a live action, half-hour television program. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM -12:00 PM ET
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. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00AM-10:30AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward,' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM ET
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM-11:00AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM-1:00PM ET
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. On Recipe Rehab, viewers submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30 AM ET
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds: Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30 - 11:00 AM ET
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. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Treks, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Treks is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Town U.S.A. (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00PM-12:30PM
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. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs -from every corner of the nation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Food For Thought (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30AM-10:00AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16 informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Into The Wild (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/5:30AM-6:00AM ET
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. Jack Hanna Into The Wild is a half hour show hosted by the Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, Jack Hanna. It takes viewers around the world. America's most beloved animal adventurer provides insight into the protection and conservation of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into The Wild is unscripted and action packed, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. Jack often shares these adventures with friends and family as he visits unique locations off the beaten track.
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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Program Title Wild About Animals (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/5:00AM-5:30AM ET
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. Hosted by Emmy Award winning actress Mariette Hartley, this show travels the globe to bring viewers fascinating stories. Watch the march of the penguins in the Artic, a spectacular safari to Africa, or an amazing visit to the Australian Outback. Whether it's a story about the mysterious creatures of the ocean, or tale of the critters in our own backyard, this series offers the best in family-friendly programming while targeting the teen audience.
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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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 Evelyn del Cerro
Address 7 Lincoln Square
City New York
State NY
Zip 10023
Telephone Number (917) 260-7133
Email Address evelyn.delcerro@abc.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. WABC-TV's current license will expire on 06/01/23. The station plans to file a license renewal application by 02/01/23. During the fourth quarter of 2017, WABC-TV aired over 1000 public service announcements for children on D1. The topics ranged from drug awareness to the Center for Missing Children. WABC also aired the following family-oriented programs: Hispanic College Quiz on 10/1/17 at 1:30PM & 10/8/17 at 2:00PM, Mountain Top Ski & Snowboard Series on 10/15/17 and 10/22/17 at 1:30PM, Broadway Backstage Fall Preview on 12/2/17 at 7:30PM, American Latino Presents Heroes on 12/9/17 at 1:00PM, Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on 12/10/17 at 2:00PM, A New York Holiday on 12/16/17 at 7:30PM and Gospel Superfest Holiday on 12/24/17 at 1:30PM.

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 11:00-11:30AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Food For Thought (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:00-9:30AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16 informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30 - 11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides, glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 10:00-10:30AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward,' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12-12:30PM ET
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. Airing on LAFF-D3, Dog Town, USA is a story of men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town, USA's highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then, Dog Town, USA's medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog, beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA's trained experts teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet, Viewers will get to know - and care - about these dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00 -11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM ET
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. Airing on LAFF/D3, Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM-1:00PM ET
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. Airing on LAFF/D3, this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Food For Thought (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:30-10:00AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16 informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. This program will air in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 digital multicast platform.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00 - 12:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 10:30-11:00AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 11:30-12:00PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM ET
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. Airing on LAFF/D3, Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM ET
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. Airing on LAFF-D3, Dog Town, USA is a story of men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town, USA's highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then, Dog Town, USA's medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog, beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA's trained experts teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet, Viewers will get to know - and care - about these dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30 - 1:00 PM ET
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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy and Andrea guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family, the viewers, discover unique cultural events, food, activities and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 am - 11:00 am ET
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. Airing on LAFF/D3, Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes.

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

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

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

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

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

Evelyn del Cerro

Operations Manager


01/09/2018

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