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

FRN:
0011277373
File Number:
0000061132
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
WFGX
Facility ID:
6554
City:
FORT WALTON BEACH
State:
FL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2018
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

WFGX LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WFGX LICENSEE, LLC

Clifford Harrington, Esq.

1200 Seventeenth Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

Clifford.Harrington@PillsburyLaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Clifford Harrington , Esq .

Legal Representative

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Clifford Harrington, Esq.

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

clifford.harrington@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MyNetworkTV
Nielsen DMA Mobile-Pensacola (Ft Walt)
Web Home Page Address www.wfgxtv.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 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT and Tuesdays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT (2 separate episodes each week)
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. This program features unique areas of the world and explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. These programs aired on the station's main digital program stream.
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 Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT through 09/07/2018; then Wednesdays 08:30AM - 09:00AM CT effective 09/12/2018 UFN
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, Tim Faulkner. Viewers can watch and learn as Tim showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will gain a better understanding of wildlife as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. This program aired on the station's main digital program stream.
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 Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT through 09/08/2018
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is about a veterinarian's mission to match orphaned pets with new owners and new homes. Episode examples include finding a dog for a mother and her two young daughters; and, overcoming the challenge of finding a dog for a family who doesn't know what they want. Children will learn what it takes to be a responsible pet owner. This program aired on the station's main digital program stream.
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 Xploration Outer Space
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 07:00AM-07:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes.. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel WFGX 35.3.
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 Aqua Kids Adventure
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 11:00AM-11:30AM CT and 11:30AM-12:00PM CT (2 separate episodes each week)
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. This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans. Viewers will develop an understanding that we are "key" in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population, such as marine mammals dying form the ingestion of plastic, and toxic waste in our waterways, which can destroy the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel, WFGX 35.2.
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 Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT and Thursdays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT through 09/06/2018 (2 separate episodes weekly)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. These programs aired on the station's main digital program stream.
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 Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT and Fridays 08:30AM - 09:00AM CT effective 09/13/2018 UFN
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 6
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program aired on the station's primary digital channel, WEAR-TV 3.1.
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 Jewels of the Natural World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT effective 09/15/18 UFN
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an educational nature program which provides viewers the opportunity to explore wild animals up close, particularly the various animals throughout Africa. Children will have the opportunity to observe the various animals in their natural habitat and will learn about the struggle for survival of Africa's most iconic animal species. Episode examples include the migration of wildebeests, lions on the Serengeti plains, and threats to elephant. This program aired on the station's primary digital stream, WFGX 35.1.
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 Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected, and the viewer is taken "on the job" to understand why the professionals love what they do; viewers may even learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel, WFGX 35.2.
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 Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 08:00-08:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel WFGX 35.3.
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 Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 07:30AM-08:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educaties viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the earth. This program aired on the digital subchannel WFGX 35.3.
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 Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 07:30AM-08:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program aired on our digital subchannel, WFGX 35.3.
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 Xploration Animal Science
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animal series takes a unique, scientific approach to animal behavior studies. By going one step further, the program examines how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel WFGX 35.3.
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 Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program aired on the stations digital subchannel, WFGX 35.2.
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 Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 09:00AM-09:30AM CT and 09:30AM-10:00AM CT (2 separate episodes weekly)
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. This program explores what viewers are curious about. In each episode, host Joel Greene goes on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each episode takes the audience on location for a hands-on exploration to find the answer to the particular viewer's inquiry. Joel will go to the local population to get the answer, which is sometimes comical, to the question pertaining to the particular quest. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel, WFGX 35.2.
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 Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 07:00AM-07:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explaining the Panda's living patterns. This program aired on the station's subchannel, WFGX 35.3.
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 Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program aired on the station's main digital program stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Joe Landon Smith
Address 4990 Mobile Highway
City Pensacola
State FL
Zip 32506
Telephone Number (850) 456-3333
Email Address joesmith@sbgtv.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. Some of the non-"core" educational/informational material aired by WFGX-TV is in the form of public service announcements targeted to children. The following is a list of some, but not all, of those PSAs aired during children's E/I programming and during regular programming where children would be expected to be in the audience. U.S. FOREST SERVICE "Discovering Nature - Lake Trail" 30-sec. Shows kids that instead of getting answers to questions about nature from their computer search engine, they should instead head into the forest with their parent and find the answers by actually experiencing nature. AD COUNCIL: EMPOWERING GIRLS IN STEM "Bonnie" A female scientist encourages girls to study STEM courses in order to have an exciting career like hers. AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION "Awkward Silence" 30-seconds Teaches kids and teens that a time of awkward silence may be the perfect time to reach out and help a friend who may be dealing with a mental health problem. Encourages them to find out how to help by contacting SiezeTheAwkward.org. AD COUNCIL/KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL "Superhero" 30-sec. Encourages recycling, by giving your garbage another life. NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION "Never Here" 30-seconds Targets teen drivers. Shows a teen texting while in many different locations and situations, but then putting his phone away when he starts to drive. The message is "never here ... don't text and drive". U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION/BULLY PREVENTION "Ben's Story" 30-sec. Targets kids and teens. Encourages kids and teens to support their peers, and to visit Iseebullying.com. ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION "2017 PSA" 60-seconds Shows many of the ways in which forests contribute to the health of the environment, and encourages kids to explore the outdoors and visit ArborDay.org to find out how they can help preserve our forests. FOUNDATION FOR A BETTER LIFE "Sarah" 30-sec. Target audience is teens. Promotes the value of inclusion, encouraging young people to practice this and other core values, and to "pass it on".

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 09:00-09:30AM CT and 09:30-10:00AM CT (2 separate episodes each week)
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. This program explores what viewers are curious about. In each episode, host Joel Greene goes on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each episode takes the audience on location for a hands-on exploration to find the answer to the particular viewer's inquiry. Joel will go to the local population to get the answer, which is sometimes comical, to the question pertaining to the particular quest. These programs will air on digital subchannel WFGX 35.2
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program will air on the station's subchannel, WFGX 35.2.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, Tim Faulkner. Viewers can watch and learn as Tim showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will gain a better understanding of wildlife as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. This programs will air on the station's primary digital program stream.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 07:00AM-07:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel WFGX 35.3.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animal series takes a unique, scientific approach to animal behavior studies. By going one step further, the program examines how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program will air on digital subchannel WFGX 35.3..
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 08:00AM-08:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program will air on digital subchannel WFGX 35.3..
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT and Tuesdays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT (2 separate episodes each week)
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. This program features unique areas of the world and explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. These programs will air on the station's main digital program stream.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventure
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 11:00AM-11:30AM CT and 11:30AM-12:00PM CT (2 separate episodes weekly)
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. This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers, and oceans. Viewers will develop an understanding that we are "key" in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population, such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic, and toxic waste in our waterways, which can destroy the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. These programs will air on the station's subchannel, WFGX 35.2.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT and Fridays 08:30AM-09:00AM CT (2 separate episodes each week)
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. These programs will air on the station's primary digital stream, WFGX 35.1.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 07:30AM-08:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program will air on digital subchannel WFGX 35.3..
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an educational nature program which provides viewers the opportunity to explore wild anials up close, particularly the various animals throughout Africa. Children will have the opportunity to observe the various animals in their natural habitat and will learn about the struggle for survival of Africa's most iconic animal species. Episode examples include the migration of wildebeests, lions on the Serengeti plains, and threats to elephant. This program will air on the station's main digital program stream.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 07:00AM-07:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explaining the Panda's living patterns. This program will air on our digital subchannel, WFGX 35.3.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program will air on the station's primary digital program stream.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 07:30AM-08:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program will air on digital subchannel WFGX 35.3.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected, and the viewer is taken "on the job" to understand why the professionals love what they do; viewers may even learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel, WFGX 35.2.

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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.

Joe Smith

Operations Manager/WFGX-TV


10/09/2018

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