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

FRN:
0001582782
File Number:
0000056013
Submit Date:
07/03/2018
Call Sign:
KREM
Facility ID:
34868
City:
SPOKANE
State:
WA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/03/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2018

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

KING BROADCASTING COMPANY

Denise Branson, Sr. Paralegal

TEGNA, Inc.

7950 James Branch Drive

McLean, VA 22107

United States

+1 (703) 873-6606

dbranson@TEGNA.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jennifer Johnson , Esq .

Legal Representative

Covington & Burling LLP

Jennifer Johnson, Esq.

Covington & Burling LLP

One City Center, 850 Tenth Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Spokane
Web Home Page Address www.krem.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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:00-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders at The San Diego Zoo serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The series profiles rare and exotic animals and the unique aspects of each of these amazing creatures. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules, and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Walking Wild at the San Diego Zoo serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The series explores the world of wild and exotic animals, how they live and are cared for at the San Diego Zoo. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules, and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition IV (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog II (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition III (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 AM
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title On the Spot (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On The Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia where the answers will amaze and test knowledge. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children 13-16. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30 AM
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children 13-16. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interest of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustement they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining, and promotes good social values and respect "SWAP TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Pet Vet Dream Team (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. PET VET DREAM TEAM is a live-action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. PET VET DREAM follows talented veterinarians Dr. Lisa Chimes and Dr. Andrew Marchevsky of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH), where they deal with compelling cases of infirm and injured pets. Viewers also see exotic animal expert Tim Faulkner in action at the Australian Reptile Park, where he cares for animals big and small, from crocodiles to koalas. Together, these three authorities race to cure their furry and feathered charges - education viewers on a range of medical procedures and zoological practices along the way. As viewers catch a behind-the-scenes look at the veterinary profession, they also learn responsibility and empathy for animals of all kinds through the passionate work of the PET VET DREAM TEAM. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition I (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition II (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
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 RJ Merritt
Address 4103 S. Regal
City Spokane
State WA
Zip 99223
Telephone Number (509) 838-7321
Email Address rmerritt@krem.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. Aired PSAs designed specifically to serve children's needs on the main stream. On 4/21/18 "Lucky Dog 2" and "Pet Vet Dream Team" were preempted for breaking news of coverage of the Barbara Bush funeral.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition II (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00 AM
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 AM
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title HOPE FOR WILDLIFE (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Hope in the Wild is a live action, half-hour television program that follows Hope Swinimer and her dedicated team as they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hope's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home, Hope in the wild will educate viewers on the day-to-day jobs of this animal care team and the species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30-10:00 AM
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. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title On the Spot (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30-9:00 AM
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. On The Spot is a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia where the answers will amaze and test knowledge. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children 13-16. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00-7:30 AM
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. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30-9:00 AM
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG II (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00-9:30 AM
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition III (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00-9:30 AM
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Heroes (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00 AM
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. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules, and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Heroes (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:00-7:30 AM
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. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules, and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00-8:30 AM
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. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children 13-16. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interest of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustement they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining, and promotes good social values and respect "SWAP TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30-10:00 AM
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. PET VET DREAM TEAM is a live-action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. PET VET DREAM follows talented veterinarians Dr. Lisa Chimes and Dr. Andrew Marchevsky of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH), where they deal with compelling cases of infirm and injured pets. Viewers also see exotic animal expert Tim Faulkner in action at the Australian Reptile Park, where he cares for animals big and small, from crocodiles to koalas. Together, these three authorities race to cure their furry and feathered charges - education viewers on a range of medical procedures and zoological practices along the way. As viewers catch a behind-the-scenes look at the veterinary profession, they also learn responsibility and empathy for animals of all kinds through the passionate work of the PET VET DREAM TEAM. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition IV (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30-10:00 AM
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00-7:30 AM
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition I (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00-8:30 AM
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00-8:30 AM
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00-9:30 AM
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. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 AM
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. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.

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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.

Akin S. Harrison , Esq .

Secretary


07/03/2018

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