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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000057661
Submit Date:
07/10/2018
Call Sign:
WTAJ-TV
Facility ID:
23341
City:
ALTOONA
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2018
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

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Ryan Wilhour

Consulting Engineer

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507 NW 60th ST, STE D

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

ryan@kesslerandgehman.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 Johnstown-Altoona-St Colge
Web Home Page Address www.wearecentralpa.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 3.92
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 504.0
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: 9.0
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(26)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 26) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM
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. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. Presented in countdown style, Jack Hanna offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. 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 (2 of 26) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. Teen Kids News meets FCC requirements for "core children's programming" by providing educational features such as, "Flag Facts" (info on our state flags); "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world. The Program stimulates the 13-16 year olds' curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience. More than 10,000 schools are using TKN as part of their school curriculum and affiliate stations have already contacted school systems in that regard. The full scripts are available to provide easy access for teachers to use in their classrooms. Also, each episode is close-captioned and E/I inscribed throughout.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 26) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM
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 is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. Rating TV-G E/I Target Audience 13-16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 26) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00-12:30PM
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 is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. Rating TV-G E/I Target Audience 13-16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 26) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM - 12:00PM
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 (6 of 26) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30AM
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. Oceans Treks with Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime. This program 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 26) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30AM
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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 26) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM-1:00PM
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 Recipe Rehab, viewers submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. 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 26) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00-12:30PM
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. 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 (10 of 26) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM
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. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. Presented in countdown style, Jack Hanna offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. 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 (11 of 26) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM
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. 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 Core Program (12 of 26) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1:00PM
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. Rock the Park taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. In this awe inspiring and entertaining series our hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. 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 (13 of 26) Response
Program Title Better Planet (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. E/I 13 to 16 Rating: TV-G
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 26) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30PM-1:00PM
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 profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Rating TV-PG E/I Target Audience 13-16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 26) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs -from every corner of the nation. 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 (16 of 26) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12:00PM
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. 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 (17 of 26) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. 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 (18 of 26) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. 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 (19 of 26) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM
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 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 (20 of 26) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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 ABOUT ANIMALS" is a half-hour animal E/I magazine series that airs 52 weeks each year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of "WILD ABOUT ANIMALS," it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions, Inc., to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group, by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four (4) different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday. Also, each episode is close-captioned and E/I inscribed throughout.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 26) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM
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. Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner is a live action, half-hour television program. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. 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 (22 of 26) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG 2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 2
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2018-05-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (23 of 26) Response
Program Title Better Planet (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. E/I 13 to 16 Rating TV-G
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 26) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00PM-12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs -from every corner of the nation. 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 (25 of 26) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pet Vet Dream Team is a live action half-hour television program that 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 inured pets. Viewers also see exotic animal expert Tim Faulkner in action at the Australian Reptile Park where he cars for animals big and small from crocodiles to koalas. Together these three authorities race to cure their furry and feathered charges, educating views 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.
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 Pet Vet Dream Team
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2018 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2018-05-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (26 of 26) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM
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 profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Rating TV-PG E/I Target Audience 13 to 16
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 Exploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 5:00AM-5:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 12
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. XPLORATION Weird But True is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. Also, each episode is close-captioned and E/I inscribed throughout.
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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Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 4:30AM-5:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 12
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. Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. Also, each episode is close-captioned and E/I inscribed throughout.
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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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 Becky Ivory
Address 5000 Sixth Avenue
City Altoona
State PA
Zip 16602
Telephone Number (814) 942-1010
Email Address bivory@wtajtv.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. Children's PSA's Times Aired Children's Programming E/I - 23 WWF Protect Life Planet - 13 Wild Fire Prevention - 20 Dropout Prevention - 7 Texting and Driving - 4 Bullying Prevention - 16 Make a Wish :60 - 21 Make a Wish :30 - 2 Autism Awareness - 19 Buzzed Driving -10 Lions Club International - 16 PAB National Guard - 9 PAB PennDot DEP - 9 PAB Human Services - 8 PAB School Boards - 7 PAB Dair Excellence - 6 PAB PA Dept. Health - 6

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Other Matters (1 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM
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. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. Presented in countdown style, Jack Hanna offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. 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 (2 of 27) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM
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 (3 of 27) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM
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 Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The program meets the FCC requirement for children's educational television needs, is closed captioned, includes the E/I logo and rating TV-G.
Other Matters (4 of 27) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8:00AM
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 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. 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 27) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM
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. Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner is a live action, half-hour television program. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. 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 27) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00-7:30AM
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. "WILD ABOUT ANIMALS" is a half-hour animal E/I magazine series that airs 52 weeks each year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of "WILD ABOUT ANIMALS," it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions, Inc., to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group, by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four (4) different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday. Also, each episode is close-captioned and E/I inscribed throughout.
Other Matters (7 of 27) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG 2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (8 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 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 (9 of 27) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM
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. 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 (10 of 27) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8:00AM
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. Teen Kids News meets FCC requirements for "core children's programming" by providing educational features such as, "Flag Facts" (info on our state flags); "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world. The Program stimulates the 13-16 year olds' curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience. More than 10,000 schools are using TKN as part of their school curriculum and affiliate stations have already contacted school systems in that regard. The full scripts are available to provide easy access for teachers to use in their classrooms. Also, each episode is close-captioned and E/I inscribed throughout.
Other Matters (11 of 27) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00PM-12:30PM
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. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs - from every corner of the nation. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The program meets the FCC requirement for children's educational television needs, is closed captioned, includes the E/I logo and rating TV-G.
Other Matters (12 of 27) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. In this awe inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. 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 (13 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. Presented in countdown style, Jack Hanna offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. 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 (14 of 27) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00PM-12:30PM
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. Rated: TV-G E/I 13 to 16
Other Matters (15 of 27) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12:00PM
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.
Other Matters (16 of 27) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. Rating: TV-G E/I
Other Matters (17 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM-1:00PM
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 profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 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 (18 of 27) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12:00PM
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. 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 (19 of 27) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30PM-1:00PM
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. In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. 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 (20 of 27) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM
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. Explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. Rated: TV-G E/I
Other Matters (21 of 27) Response
Program Title HOPE IN THE WILD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00-7:30AM
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 as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules
Other Matters (22 of 27) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV (Escape-D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM
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. Explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. Rating: TV-G E/I
Other Matters (23 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. 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 (24 of 27) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30AM
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. Oceans Treks with Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime. This program 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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Program Title Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30AM
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 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.
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Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Laff-D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. 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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Program Title Sea Rescue (Grit-D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00-12:30PM
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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the richarray of sea life with which we share our planet. 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.

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.

Becky Ivory

Technical Supervisor


07/10/2018

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