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

FRN:
0005795067
File Number:
0000038590
Submit Date:
01/09/2018
Call Sign:
WFLD
Facility ID:
22211
City:
CHICAGO
State:
IL
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

FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, LLC

Joseph M, Di Scipio

400 N. CAPITOL STREET, NW

SUITE 890

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 824-6522

JDISCIPIO@21CF.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joseph M. Di Scipio

Senior Vice President Legal and FCC Compliance

Fox Television Stations, LLC

Joseph M. Di Scipio

400 North Capitol Street, NW

Suite 890

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 824-6522

jdiscipio@21cf.com

Legal Representative

William Meintel

Senior Partner

Meintel, Sgrignoli, & Wallace

PO Box 907

Warrenton, VA 20188

United States

+1 (540) 428-2308

william.meintel@mswdtv.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Chicago
Web Home Page Address http://www.myfoxchicago.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 0.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION DIY SCI D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 11:30-12PM (10/7/17-12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience XPLORATION DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host science educator and leader in the field of professional educational training. Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun relaxed attitude Steve will take viewers through step by step demonstrations of do it yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science.
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 X-PLORATION DIY SCI
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 05:30 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 2017-11-18
Episode # 111
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION DIY SCI
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 01:00 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 # 105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION DIY SCI
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 05:30 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 # 109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION DIY SCI
List date and time rescheduled 10/28/2017 01:30 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 # 106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION DIY SCI
List date and time rescheduled 12/16/2017 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 2017-12-16
Episode # 115
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION DIY SCI
List date and time rescheduled 12/30/2017 01:30 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 # 112
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION DIY SCI
List date and time rescheduled 12/16/2017 04:00 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 # 110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION DIY SCI
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 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 # 113
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION DIY SCI
List date and time rescheduled 10/28/2017 01:00 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 # 107
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 9:30-10AM (10/7/17-12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wing suits were invented based on the flying squirrel. But engineers are not the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants architects who design living buildings, and robot scientists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make the next great discovery.
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 X-PLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
List date and time rescheduled 12/16/2017 04:30 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 # 112
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION OUTER SPACE D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 10-10:30AM (10/7/17-12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet. Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown.
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 X-PLORATION OUTER SPACE
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 03:00 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 # 110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION OUTER SPACE
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 04:00 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 # 109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION OUTER SPACE
List date and time rescheduled 12/30/2017 12:00 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 # 112
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 11-11:30AM (10/7/17-12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife.
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 X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 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 # 113
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 12/30/2017 01:00 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 # 112
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 05:00 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 2017-11-18
Episode # 111
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 04:00 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 # 110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 12/16/2017 03:30 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 2017-12-16
Episode # 115
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 12:30 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 # 105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 05:00 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 # 109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
List date and time rescheduled 10/28/2017 12:30 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 # 107
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION EARTH 2050 D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 9-9:30AM (10/7/17-12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 10:30-11AM (10/7/17-12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth
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 X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 12:00 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 # 105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET
List date and time rescheduled 10/28/2017 12:00 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 # 107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 04:30 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 # 109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET
List date and time rescheduled 12/16/2017 03:00 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 2017-12-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET
List date and time rescheduled 12/30/2017 12:30 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 # 112
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 04:30 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 2017-11-18
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 03:30 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 # 110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET
List date and time rescheduled 12/23/2017 01:30 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 # 113
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 TITO VELA
Address 205 N. MICHIGAN AVE.
City CHICAGO
State IL
Zip 60601
Telephone Number (312) 565-5623
Email Address tito.vela@foxtv.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. The rescheduled preempts for Xploration DIY SCI on 9/23 and 9/30 occurred in the following quarter, but on the same weekend (makegoods on 10/1). We did not change the averages in either quarter.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 9:30-10AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel. But engineers arent the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants, architects who design living buildings, and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make the next great discovery.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION AWESOME PLANET D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 10:30-11AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION DIY SCI D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 11:30-12PM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step by step demonstrations of do it yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION EARTH 2050 D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 9-9:30AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION OUTER SPACE D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 10-10:30AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
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 new half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title X-PLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE D-1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 11-11:30AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13 to 16 target audience, XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the Weird But True science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this EI series is fun, playful and educational. On XPLORATION Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions.

Certification

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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.

Dennis Welsh

Vice-President/GM


01/09/2018

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