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

FRN:
0022223796
File Number:
0000037740
Submit Date:
01/05/2018
Call Sign:
KTVK
Facility ID:
40993
City:
PHOENIX
State:
AZ
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/05/2018
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

KPHO BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Doing Business As: KPHO BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Joshua Pila

1716 LOCUST STREET

DES MOINES, IA 50309

United States

+1 (515) 284-3000

RegAffairs@meredith.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Seth Parker

Director of Local Programming

KPHO BROADCASTING CORPORATION

5555 N. 7th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85013

United States

+1 (602) 207-3302

sethparker@meredith.com

Director of Local Programming

Joshua N. Pila

General Counsel

KPHO Broadcasting Corporation

425 14th Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30318

United States

+1 (404) 327-3286

Joshua.Pila@meredith.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network 3.1 Independent, 3.2 Comet TV, 3.3 Independent
Nielsen DMA Phoenix (Prescott)
Web Home Page Address www.azfamily.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(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 4:30pm (December 24 - 31, 2017)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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 episode of the series will be specific to a particular animal. Topics will range from basic food gathering, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals, and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2 Comet) Xplorations Earth 2050
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (October 7 - December 30, 2017)
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 asks "what will the world look like in 2050?". It will explore the future to see where advances in science, technology, and engineering will lead us. Subjects include robotics, Automobile tech, consumer electronics, and health, among others. The future world is presented to the audience in ways that are both fun and educational
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 5pm (December 24 - 31, 2017)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. Targeted to an audience of 13-16 year old children. The purpose of this program is to provide a safe learning environment for our viewers to become more informed about the gamut of possible careers available for them to explore: from brain surgeon to marine biologist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 6:30pm (Ocotber 1 - December 17, 2017)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Think Big shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents a "invent off" challenge where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 3pm (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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. Host Jack Hanna spends time with nature's creatures across continents. The purpose of educating children 13-16 about each animals, habitat, and environment. Targets teens 13-16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 5:30pm (October 1 - December 17, 2017
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 episode of the series will be specific to a particular animal. Topics will range from basic food gathering, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals, and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 4pm (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this series is to stimulate imagination as it explores career opportunities. Some of the careers explored are: cartoonist, Radio DJ, Baseball Manager, Surfboard Designer, Truck Driver, Dentist Worm Farmer, Lifeguard and Artist. Targets teens 13-16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2 Comet) Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (October 7 - December 30, 2017)
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 series is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo where animal experts explain the importance of understanding animals and their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12pm (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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 explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Dr. Pol specializes in large farm animals, but also cares for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't stop at the clinic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1pm (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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. 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, exploring 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 bird.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2 Comet) Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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. Phillippe Cousteau hosts this series about earth sciences, including geology, geography, and meteorology. It will inform viewers about how land formations such as Glaciers and volcanoes develop. Episodes include travels to a laboratory at Oregon State University that is able to simulate a tsunami and to Iceland to explore its famous geysers and waterfalls.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries shows 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 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 (13 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2 Comet) Xploration Animal Science
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (October 7 - December 30, 2017)
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 does not simply display animal behavior, rather it tells why and how creatures behave as they do. Episodes will explain how the polar bear has developed special adaptions that help it survive in a most unforgiving climate, and why eagles' sense of sight is so highly advanced.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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 explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Dr. Pol specializes in large farm animals, but also cares for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't stop at the clinic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 5:30pm (December 24 - 31, 2017)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. Think Big shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents a "invent off" challenge where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2 Comet) Xploration Outer Space
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8am (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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 series collaborates with NASA to teach viewers about the planets, stars, moon, and scientific concepts of the universe. Episodes include travels to the Johnson Space Center to look at what it takes to be an astronaut, and to the Mars Desert Research Station to discover what it would be like to live on Mars.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2 Comet) Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (October 7 - December 24, 2017)
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. Based at the famous San Diego Zoo, the series provides an in depth look at the behavior and life cycles of various rare and exotic animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries shows 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 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 (19 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 3:30pm (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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. Provides educational and information featuring accomplished teens giving back to the community as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest share their personal stories of what motivated them to take their passion in their chosen field of endeavor. Inspiring the audience to hard work, dedication and looking beyond themselves. Targets teens 13-16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 6pm (October 1 - December 17, 2017)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Targeted to an audience of 13-16 year old children. The purpose of this program is to provide a safe learning environment for our viewers to become more informed about the gamut of possible careers available for them to explore: from brain surgeon to marine biologist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Hatched
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:30pm (October 1 - December 31, 2017)
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. Hatched is a unique program that combines entertainment with business school. Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing, and investment strategies.
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 Seth Parker
Address 5555 N. 7th Avenue
City Phoenix
State AZ
Zip 85013
Telephone Number (602) 207-3302
Email Address seth.parker@meredith.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. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby, certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs. as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to all programs specifically designed for children age twelve and under. In addition to the educational or informational programs listed in the report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and and under that were not "educational or informational" programming: None.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am
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 Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries shows 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 these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 5pm
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. Targeted to an audience of 13-16 year old children. The purpose of this program is to provide a safe learning environment for our viewers to become more informed about the gamut of possible careers available for them to explore: from brain surgeon to marine biologist.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2) XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. Hosted by Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, the series will explore earth sciences from above and below, including oceans, mountain ranges, volcanos, and the questions of why they formed and how they shaped our landscape.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 4pm
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. The key objective of this series is to stimulate imagination as it explores career opportunities. Some of the careers explored are: cartoonist, Radio DJ, Baseball Manager, Surfboard Designer, Truck Driver, Dentist Worm Farmer, Lifeguard and Artist. Targets teens 13-16.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3)YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 3:30pm
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. Provides educational and information featuring accomplished teens giving back to the community as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest share their personal stories of what motivated them to take their passion in their chosen field of endeavor. Inspiring the audience to hard work, dedication and looking beyond themselves. Targets teens 13-16.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm
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. This program explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Dr. Pol specializes in large farm animals, but also cares for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't stop at the clinic.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2) XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 13 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? This series tries to answer that question and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science friction writers, and creative thinkers. 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 (8 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2) Get Wild with the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo where animal experts explain the importance of understanding animals and their habitats.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2) XPLORATION ANIMAL SCIENCE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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 series goes beyond just the behavior of animals to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. The show uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2) Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. Based at the famous San Diego Zoo, the series provides an in depth look at the behavior and life cycles of various rare and exotic animals.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.2) XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8am
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 series will explore the challenges that come along with living in a different planetary environment and will have episodes on robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, our search for extraterrestrial life, and many other topics.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12pm
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 explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Dr. Pol specializes in large farm animals, but also cares for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't stop at the clinic.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am
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. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries shows 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 these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 3pm
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. Host Jack Hanna spends time with nature's creatures across continents. The purpose of educating children 13-16 about each animals, habitat, and environment. Targets teens 13-16.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 4:30pm
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. Each episode of the series will be specific to a particular animal. Topics will range from basic food gathering, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals, and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. The show educates its audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs and how to be responsible pet owners. Episodes will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1pm
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. 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, exploring 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 bird.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title (KTVK 3.3) THINK BIG
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 5:30pm
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. Think Big shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents a "invent off" challenge where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time.

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

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

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

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

John Seth Parker

Director of Local Programming


01/05/2018

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