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

FRN:
0015431562
File Number:
0000037204
Submit Date:
01/03/2018
Call Sign:
WSWB
Facility ID:
73374
City:
SCRANTON
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/03/2018
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MPS MEDIA OF SCRANTON LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: MPS MEDIA OF SCRANTON LICENSE, LLC

1181 HIGHWAY 315

WILKES BARRE, PA 18702

United States

+1 (570) 970-5600

genebrownsc@gmail.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Frank R. Jazzo , Esq .

FCC Counsel

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, P.L.C.

1300 North 17th Street

11th Floor

Arlington, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0400

jazzo@fhhlaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Wilkes Barre-Scranton-Hztn
Web Home Page Address thecwwswb.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 3.5
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 504.0
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: 9.0
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(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am-9:00am (10/8/17-12/31/17)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth . This program aired on the station's digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program has interviews with friends, family and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am-9:30am and Sunday 8:00am-8:30am (10/1/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program aired on the stations digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:30pm-2:00pm (10/1/17-11/19/17); Sundays 2:30pm-3:00pm (11/26/17-12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. This program showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program airs on the station's digital channel 4.
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 SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
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? No
Date Preempted 2017-11-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title BEAKMANS WORLD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am-8:30am & 8:30am-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program c enters around Beakman, who takes viewers on exciting journeys of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how nature, science and the world works. Some of these experiments include learning why the sky is blue or how cat's purr. Beakman is joined in his electric laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with, and sometimes hinder, his eye-popping experiments. The principles taught in the show are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. This program airs on the station's digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00am-9:30am & 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program teaches scientific concepts. Some episode examples include the difference between human and animal communication, the human brain, mammals, rivers and streams, computers and nutrition. The program includes experiments children can do at home that reinforce concepts taught on the program. This program airs on the station's digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title BRAIN GAMES, FAMILY EDITION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program demonstrates how the brain processes information relating to topics like competition, food and language. Interactive games and hidden-camera experiments capture hilarious and surprising results. Children will learn real-world takeaways about their brains to use in everyday life. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program aired on the stations digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am-7:30am & 7:30am-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This program airs on the station's digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title FUTURE PHENOMS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:00pm-1:30pm (10/1/17-11/19/17); Sundays 2:00pm-2:30pm (11/26/17-12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program airs on the station's digital channel 4.
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 FUTURE PHENOMS
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 2017-11-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm-1:00pm; Sundays 2:30pm-3:00pm (10/1/17-11/19/17); Sundays 1:30pm-2:00pm (11/26/17-12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
Total times aired 28
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program airs on the station's digital channel 4.
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 DRAGONFLY
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 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 2017-11-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: TRADE SCHOOL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftpersons as they renovate and restore homes. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title XPLORATION ANIMAL SCIENCE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am-10:00am and Sunday 8:30am-9:00am (10/1/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animal series takes a unique, scientific approach to animal behavior studies. By going one step further, the program examines how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program aired on the station's digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am-8:30am (10/8/17-12/31/17)
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. Each week, host Emily Calanrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the epidoses. This program aired on the station's digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title REAL WINNING EDGE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:00pm-12:30pm; Sundays 2:00pm-2:30pm (10/1/17-11/19/17); Sunday 1:00pm-1:30pm (11/26/17-12/31/17); Sunday 5:00pm-5:30pm (11/5/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 29
Total times aired 30
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program airs on the station's digital channel 4.
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 REAL WINNING EDGE
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 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 2017-11-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title THE DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am-8:30am, 8:30am-9:00am, 9:00am-9:30am, and 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This programs aired on the stations digital channel 3.
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 Linda Greenwald
Address 1181 Highway 315
City Wilkes-Barre
State PA
Zip 18702
Telephone Number (570) 970-5615
Email Address lgreenwald@sbgtv.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. WSWB IS THE MEDIA SPONSOR FOR VILLA CAPRI CRUISERS, A LOCAL CAR ORGANIZATION THAT RAISES MONEY FOR CHILDREN'S CHARITIES. WSWB IS ALSO A MEDIA SPONSOR FOR S.A.F.E. AUTISM GROUP AS WELL AS A PARTNER WITH THE NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am-9:00am
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program will air on the station's digital channel 3.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title FUTURE PHENOMS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:00pm-1:30pm
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program will air on the station's digital channel 4.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am-7:30am & 7:30am-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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 program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This program will air on the station's digital channel 2.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title REAL WINNING EDGE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am-11:30am & 12:00pm-12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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 features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program will air on the station's digital channel 4.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am-9:00am
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program will air on the station's digital channel 3.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am-8:30am, 8:30am-9:00am, 9:00am-9:30am & 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program will air on the station's digital channel 3.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOULS HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am-11:00am
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 shows 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. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for the unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness in order to refine their own moral compass. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program will air on the station's digital channel 3.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title XPLORATION ANIMAL SCIENCE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am-10:00am
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 animal series takes a unique, scientific approach to animal behavior studies. By going one step further, the program examines how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program will air on the station's digital channel 3.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: TRADE SCHOOL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftspersons as they renovate and restore homes. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title BEAKMANS WORLD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00am-8:30am and 8:30am-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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 centers around Beakman, who takes viewers on exciting journeys of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how nature, science and the world works. Some of these experiments include learning why the sky is blue or how cat's purr. Beakman is joined in his electric laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with, and sometimes hinder, his eye-popping experiments. The principles taught in the show are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. This program will air on the station's digital channel 2.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am-12:00pm & 12:30pm-1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program will air on the station's digital channel 4.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00am-9:30am and 9:30am-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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 is produced in association with the National Science Foundation, and teaches scientific concepts such as physics, chemistry and earth science, in a manner in which children can relate by taking a closer look at every day things. Some episode examples include the difference between human and animal communication, the human brain, mammals, rivers and streams, computers and nutrition. The program includes experiments children can do at home that reinforce concepts taught on the program. This program will air on the station's digital channel 2.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program will air on the station's digital channel 3.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am-8:30am
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. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:30pm-2:00pm
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. This program showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program will air on the station's digital channel 4.

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Linda Greenwald

Corporate Program Coordinator


01/03/2018

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