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

FRN:
0028358570
File Number:
0000038353
Submit Date:
01/08/2018
Call Sign:
WATN-TV
Facility ID:
11907
City:
MEMPHIS
State:
TN
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

Nexstar Broadcasting, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Memphis
Web Home Page Address WWW.localmemphis.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 168.0
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: 3.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9am CT ch 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes and about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30am CT ch 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. The series 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 viewers will learn, along with Jack and Colton, about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. Viewers will witness the fascinating activities of the massive brown bears of the Katmai National Park in Alaska, mammoth glaciers crashing into the sea, and Jack and Colton to facing their fears on the quest to make the climb of their lives in North Cascades National Park in Washington, Jack and Colton's adventures on Rock the Park will inspire families to go out and explore the vast resources that the national parks provide. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 12/03/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am on 24.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am on 24.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Town USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah Dog Town USA is the nations preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week Dog Town USAs highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then, Dog Town USAs medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town USA is produced for ages 13to16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town USAs 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 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 (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 am on 24.2
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. In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am on 24.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30am CT ch 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13 TO 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. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30am CT ch 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he 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. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10am CT ch 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences thru the eyes of our Vet Team. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am CT ch 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events food activities and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance 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. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
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 Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 12/03/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am on 24.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided 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 (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am on 24.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Town USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah Dog Town USA is the nations preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week Dog Town USAs highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then, Dog Town USAs medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town USA is produced for ages 13to16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town USAs 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 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

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 Buddy Rein
Address 1725 Shelby Oaks Drive Ste 101
City Memphis
State TN
Zip 38134
Telephone Number (901) 321-7625
Email Address brein@localmemphis.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.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9am CT 24.1
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 13to16 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 areas 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. This program meets the definition of core programming because it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under it will air between 7am and 10pm it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays it will be 30min in length it will displays the E I symbol throughout the program the educational informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am on 24.2
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am on 24.2
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 purpose of this letter is to provide television stations with certified documentation that the producers of the Dog Town USA series design the program to educate and inform children 13to16 years of age. Litton Entertainment is the producer of the Dog Town USA series. This is a live action halfhour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Dog Town USA is produced for ages 13to16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town USAs trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. In order for parents children and listing services to clearly identify the programs as ones that fulfill the FCC programming requirements that meet childrens educational television needs each episode is closedcaptioned and includes an EI icon for the duration of the program with the recommended parental rating icon typically if not always TVG.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am on 24.2
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am on 24.2
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided 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 (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30am CT 24.1
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. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he 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. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Dog Town USA (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am on 24.2
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 purpose of this letter is to provide television stations with certified documentation that the producers of the Dog Town USA series design the program to educate and inform children 13to16 years of age. Litton Entertainment is the producer of the Dog Town USA series. This is a live action halfhour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Dog Town USA is produced for ages 13to16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town USAs trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. In order for parents children and listing services to clearly identify the programs as ones that fulfill the FCC programming requirements that meet childrens educational television needs each episode is closedcaptioned and includes an EI icon for the duration of the program with the recommended parental rating icon typically if not always TVG.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am on 24.2
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 purpose of this letter is to provide television stations with certified documentation that the producers of the Recipe Rehab series design the program to educate and inform children 13to 16 years of age. Litton Entertainment is the producer of the Recipe Rehab series. This is a live action halfhour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In this weekly halfhour competition style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13to16 it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite decadent high calorie classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury. In order for parents children and listing services to clearly identify the programs as ones that fulfill the FCC programming requirements that meet childrens educational television needs, each episode is closed captioned and contains an EI icon for the duration of the program with the recommended parental rating icon typically if not always TVG
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30am CT 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13 TO 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. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am-11:00am CT 24.1
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 purpose of this letter is to provide television stations with certified documentation that the producers of the Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko series design the program to educate and inform children 13to16 years of age. Litton Entertainment is the producer of the Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko series. This is a live action weekly halfhour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events food activities and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance 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. In order for parents children and listing services to clearly identify the programs as ones that fulfill the FCC programming requirements that meet childrens educational television needs each episode is closedcaptioned and contains an EI icon for the duration of the program with the recommended parental rating icon typically if not always TV G
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00am CT 24.1
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 Wildlife Docs 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 informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences thru the eyes of our Veterinary Team. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am - 10:30am CT 24.1
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. The series 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 viewers will learn, along with Jack and Colton, about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. Viewers will witness the fascinating activities of the massive brown bears of the Katmai National Park in Alaska, mammoth glaciers crashing into the sea, and Jack and Colton to facing their fears on the quest to make the climb of their lives in North Cascades National Park in Washington, Jack and Colton's adventures on Rock the Park will inspire families to go out and explore the vast resources that the national parks provide. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.

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

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

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

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

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

Buddy Rein

Business Administrator


01/08/2018

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