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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000060498
Submit Date:
10/04/2018
Call Sign:
WHTM-TV
Facility ID:
72326
City:
HARRISBURG
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/04/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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 (1)

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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

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Harrisburg-Lncstr-Leb-York
Web Home Page Address www.abc27.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 2.77
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(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Look Kool (27.2, ION Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 9:00-9:30AM & 9:30-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (27.2, ION Network ) Look Kool is a program designed for children 6 to 9. On every episode, the male host, Hamza, interacts with an animated robot cat, a historical guest (played by Hamza in costume), children, and other animated creatures. The basic premise of the show is the idea that math is everywhere and each episode includes real children who help Hamza solve mathematical or scientific curiosities. Look Kool works hard to highlight for learners the link between the lesson and real life in order to activate and keep the children's interest. Live action children in real world settings put the lesson of the episode into action by seeking its value within everyday life. Look Kool is a highly educational program and speaks to the curious minds and active imaginations of elementary age kids and encourages the transfer of knowledge out into one's everyday life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Science (27.2, ION Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8:00-8:30AM & 8:30-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. (27.2, ION) Animal Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (27.4, LAFF Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30AM-12:00PM & 12:00-12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. (27.4, LAFF Network) Dog Town USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town USA's highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Then Dog Town, USA's medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog, beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 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 series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town USA's trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers get to know and care about these dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (27.3, Get TV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 12:00PM-12:30PM & 12:30PM-1:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. (27.3, Get TV Network) Aqua Kids Adventures is an award-winning children's program dedicated to educating young people about the importance of protecting marine environments and the animals that live there.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (27.4, LAFF Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00-10:30AM & 10:30-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. (27.4, LAFF Network) 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (27.3, Get TV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 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. (27.3, Get TV Network) Awesome Adventures is an American award-winning, educational series for young people. Episodes follow the presenter and a group of teenagers to destinations all over the world such as Belize, Jamaica, St. Lucia and Hawaii. During their stay in the designated area, the group explores the environment and takes part in a range of activities. Awesome Adventures is interesting and educational and provides the opportunity to learn about different cultures, customs and nature.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Giver (27.2, ION Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 10:00-10:30AM & 10:30-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (27.2, ION Network) Giver is a live action series suitable for children 6 to 9. In each episode the young adult host enlists the help of children in the area to work together to improve playgrounds in their community. Together, the children select a theme for the new playground and make decisions on how to make their park great. The lesson of this series support a child's social and emotional development and encourages volunteerism and teamwork.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00AM-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. (27.1) Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program taps into America's love affair with our national parks. Hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth. The series will inspire Americans to get on the road and remind viewers that the national parks are one of America's greatest national gifts to the world. Preempted on 9-1-18 due to breaking news coverage of Senator McCain's Funeral.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30AM-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. (27.1) The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Preempted on 9-1-18 due to breaking news coverage of Senator McCain's Funeral.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (27.4, LAFF Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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. (27.4 LAFF Network) 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson & Andrea Feczko (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30AM-12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (27.1) On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family, and viewers, discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Preempted on 9-1-18 due to breaking news coverage of Senator McCain's Funeral.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30AM-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. (27.1) Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks is hosted by award-winning television host, Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Preempted on 9-1-18 due to breaking news coverage of Senator McCain's Funeral.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (27.3, GetTV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 10:00-10:30AM & 10:30-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. (27.3, Get TV Network ) Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (27.3, Get TV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 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. (27.3, Get TV Network) Have you every wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Have you thought about your "dream job"? Do you know what it takes to get there? Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why the professionals that the show spotlights, love what they do. Learn about jobs that you might not know existed. Hosts Jillian, Shawn, Gracey and Alecsa explore new professions in the exciting world of work each week.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00AM-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. (27.1) Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom. Preempted on 9-1-18 due to breaking news coverage of Senator McCain's Funeral.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00AM-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. (27.1) The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Preempted on 9-1-18 due to breaking news coverage of Senator McCain's Funeral.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (27.4 ,LAFF Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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. (27.4, LAFF Network) In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Tishia Falk
Address 3235 Hoffman Street
City Harrisburg
State PA
Zip 17110
Telephone Number (717) 236-2727
Email Address tfalk@abc27.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. As detailed above in the Digital Core Programming Section, and due to coverage of Senator McCain's Funeral, the station's regular Saturday KidVid programming was preempted for breaking news on September 1st, 2018

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (27.3, Get TV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 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. Have you every wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Have you though about your "dream job"? Do you know what it takes to get there? Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why the professionals that the show spotlights, love what they do. Learn about jobs that you might now know existed. Hosts Jillian, Shawn, Gracey and Alecsa explore new professions in the exciting world of work each week.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Science (27.2, ION Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8:00-8:30AM & 8:30-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. (27.2, ION) Animal Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (27.3, Get TV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00-10:30AM & 10:30-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00AM-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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Giver (27.2, ION Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 10:00-10:30AM & 10:30-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (27.2, ION Network) Giver is a live action series suitable for children 6 to 9. In each episode the young adult host enlists the help of children in the area to work together to improve playgrounds in their community. Together, the children select a theme for the new playground and make decisions on how to make their park great. The lesson of this series support a child's social and emotional development and encourages volunteerism and teamwork.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (27.3, Get TV Network)
Origination Syndicated
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. Awesome Adventures is an American award-winning, educational series for young people. Episodes follow the presenter and a group of teenagers to destinations all over the world such as Belize, Jamaica, St. Lucia and Hawaii. During their stay in the designated area, the group explores the environment and takes part in a range of activities. Awesome Adventures is interesting and educational and provides the opportunity to learn about different cultures, customs and nature.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventure (27.4, LAFF Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00-10:30AM & 10:30-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. (27.4, LAFF Network) 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.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (27.4, LAFF Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00-11:30AM & 11:30AM-12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. (27.4, LAFF Network) In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00AM-10:30AM & 10:30-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small, providing a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Look Kool (27.2, ION Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 9:00-9:30AM & 9:30-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (27.2, ION Network ) Look Kool is a program designed for children 6 to 9. On every episode, the male host, Hamza, interacts with an animated robot cat, a historical guest (played by Hamza in costume), children, and other animated creatures. The basic premise of the show is the idea that math is everywhere and each episode includes real children who help Hamza solve mathematical or scientific curiosities. Look Kool works hard to highlight for learners the link between the lesson and real life in order to activate and keep the children's interest. Live action children in real world settings put the lesson of the episode into action by seeking its value within everyday life. Look Kool is a highly educational program and speaks to the curious minds and active imaginations of elementary age kids and encourages the transfer of knowledge out into one's everyday life.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30AM-10:00AM
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks is hosted by award-winning television host, Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (27.3, Get TV Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00-12:30PM, & 12:30-1:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Aqua Kids Adventures is an award-winning children's program dedicated to educating young people about the importance of protecting marine environments and the animals that live there.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson & Andrea Feczko (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family, and viewers, discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (27.4 LAFF Network)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00-12:30PM, & 12:30-1:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. (27.4, LAFF Network) Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest innovations and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Featuring the 'what if it never happened', 'the innovation by accident' and a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology, this TV series will appeal to young viewers and their families.

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Tishia L. Falk , Ms. .

Programming Coordinator


10/04/2018

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