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

FRN:
0003471356
File Number:
0000038146
Submit Date:
01/08/2018
Call Sign:
KABC-TV
Facility ID:
282
City:
LOS ANGELES
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2018
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

ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.

Doing Business As: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.

John W. Zucker

77 W 66TH ST FL 16

NEW YORK, NY 10023

United States

+1 (212) 456-7777

john.w.zucker@abc.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Susan Fox

The Walt Disney Company

425 3rd Street SW

Suite 1100

Washington, DC 20024

United States

+1 (202) 222-4780

susan.fox@disney.com

Legal Representative

John E. Hidle

Consulting Engineer

Carl T. Jones Corporation

7901 Yarnwood Court

Springfield, VA 22153

United States

+1 (703) 569-7704

jhidle@ctjc.com

Technical Representative

Grace Kavadoy

ABC, Inc.

77 W 66th St., 16th FL.

New York, NY 10023

United States

+1 (212) 456-6686

Grace.Kavadoy@disney.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Los Angeles
Web Home Page Address www.abc7.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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title (D1) Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 12-12:30pm PST
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. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. The Sunday, 11/19/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "LPGA: CME Group Tour Championship (Final Round)".
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 (D1) Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 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 2017-11-19
Episode # 708
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11-11:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title (D3) Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7:30-8am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title (D2) Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11:30am-12 noon PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers on the job to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title (D1) Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 11-11:30am PST
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom. The Sunday, 11/19/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "LPGA: CME Group Tour Championship (Final Round)".
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 (D1) Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-19
Episode # 706
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title (D1) The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 12:30-1pm PST
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. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. The Sunday, 11/19/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "LPGA: CME Group Tour Championship (Final Round)".
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 (D1) The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 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 2017-11-19
Episode # 507
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9-9:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:30-11am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays /9:30-10am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title (D3) Dog Town, USA (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8:30-9am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Dog Town, USA is a weekly half-hour series produced for ages 13-16. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA's trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know and care about these abandoned dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title (D3) Dog Town, USA (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9-9:30am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Dog Town, USA is a weekly half-hour series produced for ages 13-16. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA's trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know and care about these abandoned dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title (D1) Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 11:30am -12 noon PST
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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is produced for viewers ages 13-16 and is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. The Sunday, 11/5/17 episode was interrupted at 11:55am and joined in progress at 11:59am for breaking news coverage of the Sutherland Springs, Texas church shooting. The Sunday, 11/19/17 episode was preempted for network sports programming: "LPGA: CME Group Tour Championship (Final Round)".
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 (D1) Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-19
Episode # 208
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title (D3) Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7-7:30am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title (D2) Everyday Health
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10-10:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Everyday Health is a weekly half-hour program developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16. Everyday Health hosts scan the country finding those who pay it forward to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as agents of change, special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title (D1) Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 1-1:30pm PST
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 half-hour weekly series, Rock the Park, produced for ages 13-16 taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. The 11/19/17 episode was joined in progress at 1:17pm due to live network sports coverage of the "LPGA: CME Group Tour Championship 7 (Final Round)" running long. This episode was rescheduled and aired on Saturday, 12/9/17 at 11:00am.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title (D3) Recipe Rehab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9:30-10am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title (D1) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 1:30-2pm PST (last broadcast 10/1/17). New program, Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (effective 10/8/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title (D3) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8-8:30am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title (D1) Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 1:30-2pm PST (effective 10/8/17)
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. Vacation Creation takes audiences on an inspirational journey to follow the voyages of deserving families facing hardship. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.
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 Kara McNeely
Address 500 Circle Seven Drive
City Glendale
State CA
Zip 91201
Telephone Number (818) 863-7283
Email Address kara.d.mcneely@abc.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. KABC-TV's current license will expire on 12/01/22. This quarter, KABC-TV ran over 100 public service announcements PSAs on D1 and over 1,000 PSAs on D2 specifically geared to children during various dayparts, including time periods in and around our children's programming. These PSAs covered subjects ranging from nutrition to education and volunteering. KABC-TV also produces the local public affairs/informational program Vista L.A., which showcases positive influences for young and old Latino viewers. KABC-TV also sponsors many community events throughout southern California. Thanksgiving Celebration for Veterans and their Families ABC7 partnered with Goodwill Southern California and Pavilions to provide a Thanksgiving Dinner to give thanks to our military veterans and their families on November 21, 2017. ABC7 employees volunteered to serve and sit with the veterans and families. Marc Brown and Michelle Tuzee welcomed everyone and served as Masters of Ceremonies. Spark of Love Toy Drive Produced and aired Public Service Announcements promoting the 25th Anniversary of our Toy Drive, which helps children in all five counties of Southern California. In conjunction with the Southland Firefighters and Toys for Tots, over 500,000 toys were collected and distributed to those in need in the communities. As part of the Anniversary, we gave out Silver Envelopes with prizes and coupons to everyone who donated a toy at the Stuff-A-Buses. Leslie Lopez and Ashley Brewer were the Campaign Spokespeople and hosted our five Stuff-A-Buses. They were in Cerritos and Canoga Park on December 1, 2017, Ontario on December 11, 2017, Anaheim on December 15, 2017 and Oxnard on December 20, 2017. The Oxnard event was put on last minute, to help the victims of the Thomas Fires in Ventura County.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11-11:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9:30-10am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11-11:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Recipe Rehab (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:30-11am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Recipe Rehab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. In this weekly half hour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers' ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays /7:30-8am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9:30-10am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 12:00-12:30pm PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vacation Creation takes audiences on an inspirational journey to follow the voyages of deserving families facing hardship. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11:30-12 noon PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 10:30-11am PST
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 half-hour weekly series is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. This program seeks to educate viewers that there's a reciprocal benefit to sea animal rescue: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology and the information obtained adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue seeks to leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title (D1) Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 10:00-10:30am PST
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, "Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin" is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Everyday Health
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10-10:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Everyday Health is a weekly half-hour program developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16. Everyday Health hosts scan the country finding those who pay it forward to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as agents of change, special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7-7:30am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Dog Town, USA (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8:30-9am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Dog Town, USA is a weekly half-hour series produced for ages 13-16. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA's trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know and care about these abandoned dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (#1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9-9:30am PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas host, who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year-old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time and sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 8-8:30am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title (D3) Dog Town, USA (#2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9-9:30am PST
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. LAFF (comedy network) on D3 (SD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air SD multicast platform. Dog Town, USA is a weekly half-hour series produced for ages 13-16. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA's trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know and care about these abandoned dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title (D2) Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 11:30am-12 noon PST
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. Live Well Network on D2 (HD), is a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers on the job to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.

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Deputy Chief Counsel


01/08/2018

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