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

FRN:
0015452238
File Number:
0000056489
Submit Date:
07/06/2018
Call Sign:
KWTV-DT
Facility ID:
25382
City:
OKLAHOMA CITY
State:
OK
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2018
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

GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.

Doing Business As: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.

Kim Eubank

7401 N. KELLEY AVENUE

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73111

United States

+1 (405) 841-9920

kim.eubank@griffin.news

Company

Contact Representatives (4)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jack Mills

STATION ENGINEER

Griffin Licensing, L.L.C.

7401 N. KELLEY AVENUE

OLKAHOMA CITY, OK 73111

United States

+1 (405) 841-9161

JACK.MILLS@NEWS9.NET

Technical Representative

David A. O'Connor

WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP

1800 M STREET, N.W.

SUITE 800N

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 783-4141

DOCONNOR@WBKLAW.COM

Legal Representative

David Sanderford

MARSAND, INC

David Sanderford

211 Pack Saddle Trail

Weatherford, TX 76088

United States

+1 (817) 783-5566

davids@marsand.com

Technical Representative

Matthew Sanderford

MARSAND, INC.

Matthew Sanderford

211 Pack Saddle Trail

Weatherford, TX 76088

United States

+1 (817) 783-5566

matthews@marsand.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Oklahoma City
Web Home Page Address www.news9.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 DOG TALES (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 3-3:30PM 13X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30)
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.
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 LUCKY DOG 2 (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10-10:30AM 12X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30) AND 1X SUNDAY 11-11:30AM (5/20)
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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 4:30-5PM 13X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30)
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. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half hour program geared toward ages 13-16. This E/I program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
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 LUCKY DOG (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8-8:30AM 12X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 AND 1X SATURDAY 11-11:30AM (5/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. 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.
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 LUCKY DOG
List date and time rescheduled 04/14/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2018-04-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program LUCKY DOG
List date and time rescheduled 04/28/2018 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 2018-04-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 230-3PM 13X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30)
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. BIZ KIDS IS A WEEKLY HALF HOUR SERIES FOCUSING ON FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR TEENS, TARGETING 13 TO 16 YEAR OLDS, USING A MIX OF STRONG FINANCIAL EDUCATION TOOLS, DYNAMIC SKETCH COMEDY, AND INSPIRING TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS, BIZ KIDS PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FUTURE SUCCESS. EACH EPISODE FEATURES MATH, LANGUAGE, ARTS, AND SOCIAL STUDIES AS WELL AS TEACHING TEENS ABOUT MONEY AND BUSINESS.
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 PET VET DREAM TEAM (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30-11AM 12X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30) AND 1X SUNDAY 11:30AM-12N (5/20)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, cultures, flora and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer, traveler and animal expert, Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destination's unique lifestyles, history and traditions. In addition, as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences, Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. 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.
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 DR. CHRIS PET VET (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 8:30-9AM 12X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30) AND 1X SATURDAY 11:30A-12N (5/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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.
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 DR. CHRIS PET VET
List date and time rescheduled 04/15/2018 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 2018-04-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 9:30-10AM 12X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30) AND 1X SATURDAY 12:30-1PM (5/19)
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.
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 ANIMAL RESCUE (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 2-2:30PM 13X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30)
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 SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13-16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE PROGRAM ALSO SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
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 MISSING (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 330-4PM 13X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30)
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 SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13 TO 16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND REAL LIFE STORIES USING VARIOUIS RESOURCES TO HELP FIND MISSING PEOPLE. THE SHOW IS ALSO A PUBLIC SERVICE TO COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES AND IS ENDORSED BY THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 9-9:30AM 12X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30) AND 1X SATURDAY 12N-12:30PM (5/19)
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.
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 ORIGINS (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 4-430PM 13X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30)
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. Origins: The History of Everything is a fast-paced, engaging 30-minute series that explores the remarkable origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, products, games, and ideas from technology, sports, medicine, fashion, business, transportation, nature, government, arts and entertainment, consumer products, agriculture, food, and more. Every episode reveals the seed of three different things, using narration and virbrant HD and archival footage to tell each compelling, surprising, and amazing story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY AT 3:30-4AM 13X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 3-3:30AM 13X (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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 SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13-16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE PROGRAM ALSO SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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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 KIM EUBANK
Address 7401 NORTH KELLEY AVENUE
City OKLAHOMA CITY
State OK
Zip 73111
Telephone Number (405) 841-9920
Email Address kim.eubank@griffin.news
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. IN ADDITION TO AIRING A SCHEDULE OF EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PROGRAMMING APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN, KWTV SERVES THIS SEGMENT OF THE VIEWING AUDIENCE IN OTHER WAYS. ON AIR PERSONNEL FROM KWTV NEWS 9 MAKE APPEARANCES BEFORE CHILDREN AND PRETEENS IN THE COMMUNITY TALKING ABOUT POTENTIAL CAREERS IN BROADCASTING AND WHAT IT IS LIKE TO WORK AT THE TELEVISION STATION. KWTV ALSO SPONSORS AND SUPPORTS VARIOUS COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECTS AIMED AT ADDRESSING THE NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF CHILDREN AND PRETEENS. TALENT APPEARANCES ARE AS FOLLOWS: ALEX CAMERON, 4-9-18, EMCEE FOR THE OKLAHOMA CREATIVITY AWARDS AT THE CIVIC CENTER MUSIC HALL ALEX CAMERON, 4-24-18, EMCEE FOR THE OKC FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS OPENING CEREMONY AT BICENTENNIAL PARK ALEX CAMERON, 4-28-18, MODERATOR FOR FOI-OKLAHOMA GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE AT UCO CONSTITUTION HALL ALEX CAMERON, 4-14-18, EMCEE AT ONE AWARDS AT TULSA RENAISSANCE HOTEL ENTIRE WEATHER TEAM, AMANDA TAYLOR, KELLY OGLE AND BOBBIE MILLER, PRESENTED DAVID'S WILD WEATHER CAMP TO CHILDREN AT THE OKC NATIONAL COWBOY & WESTERN HERITAGE CENTER BOBBIE MILLER AND KARL TORP, 5-18-18, SERVED FOOD FOR LUNCH LADY APPRECIATION AT CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOBBIE MILLER AND KARL TORP, 5-19-18, GRAND MARSHALLS OF THE 2018 ARMED FORCES DAY AND SHRINERS PARADE IN DEL CITY DANA HERTNEKY, 4-12-18, EMCEE OF THE WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE DANA HERTNEKY, 5-5-18, JUDGE AT THE REMINGTON PARK KENTUCKY DERB HAT CONTEST ENTIRE WEATHER TEAM, 5-9-18, PRESENTED DAVID'S WILD WEATHER CAMP TO SOLDIER CREEK ELEMENTARY IN MIDWEST CITYDEANNE STEIN, DANA HERTNEKY, MARTY LOGAN, 4-21-18, MEET AND GREET AT DOCUMENT SHREDDING EVENT AT NEWS 9 STUDIO KELLY OGLE, 4-18-18, EMCEE AT OKLAHOMA CITY METRO PRAYER BREAKFAST KELLY OGLE, 5-15-18, EMCEE AT OKLAHOMA CITY SCHOOLS SPRING SPORTS BANQUET

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 2:30PM
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. BIZ KIDS IS A WEEKLY HALF-HOUR SERIES FOCUSING ON FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR TEENS, TARGETING 13 TO 16 YEAR OLDS. USING A MIX OF STRONG FINANCIAL EDUCATION TOOLS, DYNAMIC SKETCH COMEDY, AND INSPIRING TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS, BIZ KIDS PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FUTURE SUCCESS. EACH EPISODE FEATURES MATH, LANGUAGE, ARTS, AND SOCIAL STUDIES AS WELL AS TEACHING TEENS ABOUT MONEY AND BUSINESS.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 2PM
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 SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13 TO 16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE PROGRAM ALSO SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 9AM
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.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG 2 (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10AM
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.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 3PM
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.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 INT HE COMMISSION'S RULES.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title ORIGINS (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 4PM
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. Origins: The History of Everything is a fast-paced, engaging 30-minute series that explores the remarkable origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, products, games, and ideas from technology, sports, medicine, fashion, business, transportation, nature, government, arts and entertainment, consumer products, agriculture, food, and more. Every episode reveals the seed of three different things, using narration and virbrant HD and archival footage to tell each compelling, surprising, and amazing story.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title MISSING (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 3:30PM
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 SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13 TO 16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT, INCLUDING SAFETY TIPS AND REAL LIFE STORIES USING VARIOUIS RESOURCES TO HELP FIND MISSING PEOPLE. THE SHOW IS ALSO A PUBLIC SERVICE TO COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES AND IS ENDORSED BY THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM (KWTV 9.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 Team 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 against the clock to cure their furry and feathered charges - educating 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.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title ZOO CLUES (NEWS 9 NOW 9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 4:30PM
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. ZOO CLUES is an educational and informative half hour program geared toward ages 13-16. This E/I program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title HOPE IN THE WILD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10AM
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.

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

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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.

Rob Krier

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer


07/06/2018

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