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

FRN:
0002063931
File Number:
0000061581
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
WKBD-TV
Facility ID:
51570
City:
DETROIT
State:
MI
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

DETROIT TELEVISION STATION WKBD INC

Doing Business As: DETROIT TELEVISION STATION WKBD INC

Daniel G. Ryson

1725 DeSales St. NW

Suite 501

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 457-4505

dryson@cbs.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joseph M. Davis , P.E. .

Consulting Engineer

Chesapeake RF Consultants, LLC

207 Old Dominion Road

Yorktown, VA 23692

United States

+1 (703) 650-9600

Joseph.Davis@RF-consultants.com

Technical Representative

Daniel G. Ryson

Associate Director of Spectrum Management

CBS

Daniel G. Ryson

1725 DeSales St. NW

Suite 501

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 457-4074

dryson@cbs.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Detroit
Web Home Page Address WWW.cw50detroit.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 0.0
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: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:00a.m. - 8:30a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 half-hour weekly series produced for the13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars like habitat. Episodes will include space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for students that are relevant to the content shown. Xploration Outer Space 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Get Wild (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding animals and their habitats. The series is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo, and features notable animal experts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild World (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30a.m. - 9:00a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The series provides an in-depth look at the behavior and life cycles of various rare and exotic animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a.m. - 10:00a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Produced specifically for the 13-16 demographic, this is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. A series that all animal lovers will watch and learn from. Xploration Animal Science is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Uncaged (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00am.-10:30a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Uncaged is a weekly half-hour series that educates teens about the animal kingdom. The series explores the natural habitats of various wildlife as it tours the globe to witness wildlife as it should be - Uncaged.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Sports Lab (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00a.m. - 10:30a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Sports Lab is a weekly half-hour sports-science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCCs Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. Each episode is a fun,educational show for teen viewers that showcases a wide range of sports, helping youngsters better understand sports, while demonstrating the scientific elements at work giving them a greater understanding and appreciation of how we play as well as the science behind a particular sporting activity. Whether its hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed, viewers look into the science involved within the sport. Sports Lab is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP for the SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 11:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a television series developed for teens in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition, but we believe their amazing stories deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title The Re-Inventors (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 Re-Inventors is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives for the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. Teen viewers following hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson as they dig up original patent designs from history's lost inventions and build them, test them, and try to make them work. From a snow annihilator from the 1930's to a Chinese dragon rocket or 600 years old to a solar powered crematorium, Matt and Jeremy take viewers through the strange and entertaining world of invention. Each episode introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational. The Re-Inventors" is closed captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE TRADE SCHOOL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 11:00a.m. - 11:30a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 for viewers aged 13-16, This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines, such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Get Wild (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00a.m.-8:30a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding animals and their habitats. The series is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo, and features notable animal experts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00a.m. - 9:30a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Xploration Earth 2050 E/I series is produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Uncaged (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30am.-11:00a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Uncaged is a weekly half-hour series that educates teens about the animal kingdom. The series explores the natural habitats of various wildlife as it tours the globe to witness wildlife as it should be - Uncaged.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY,10:00a.m.-10:30a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild World (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00a.m. - 11:30a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 World" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it's following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, "Wild World" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY,10:30a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30a.m. - 9:00a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, the 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 landscapes. Geological experts share their wisdom 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 9:00a.m. - 9:30a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG WHISPERER with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 9:30a.m. - 10:00a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by renowned dog behaviorist and trainer Cesar Millan, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to better deal with a dog's negative behavior. From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big (or small) for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first-hand and discover the how to be a responsible pet owner.
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 Paul Prange
Address 26905 W. 11 Mile Road
City Southfield
State MI
Zip 48033
Telephone Number (248) 355-7012
Email Address paprange@cbs.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.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title DID I MENTION INVENTION?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 9:30a.m. - 10:00a.m.
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. Did I Mention Invention? is a live action half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Alie Ward, Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. With each episode, Alie will present reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the United States; and in some cases, around the world. Viewers will learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring their vision to life, and little-known facts about the history and process of invention and innovation. Did I Mention Invention? will ignite a spark within the hearts and minds of audiences, encouraging viewers
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 9:00a.m. - 9:30a.m.
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 Wildlife Docs is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Rachel Reenstra, the Wildlife Docs follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of veterinary staff at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as they care for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventive 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.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title READY, SET, PET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 10:00a.m. - 10:30a.m.
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. Ready, Set, Pet is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Phil Torres, this series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, responsible pet ownership, and the importance of green space for pets. Each episode, Phil will guide a family through the pet adoption process after a careful look at their unique situation to help them make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. While the family visits local shelters and rescues, experts revitalize their outdoor space to make a safe and eco-friendly home for their new pet. In the end, viewers will see family members overcome their disagreements and make the tough decision on which pet will join the family. Ready, Set, Pet will teach viewers that thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animal's needs.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title The Re-Inventors (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:00a.m.-11:30a.m. and 11:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.
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 Re-Inventors is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives for the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. Teen viewers following hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson as they dig up original patent designs from history's lost inventions and build them, test them, and try to make them work. From a snow annihilator from the 1930's to a Chinese dragon rocket or 600 years old to a solar powered crematorium, Matt and Jeremy take viewers through the strange and entertaining world of invention. Each episode introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational. The Re-Inventors" is closed captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9:00a.m.
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Xploration Earth 2050 E/I series is produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 11:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.
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. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a television series developed for teens in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition, but we believe their amazing stories deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV Sports (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00a.m.-10:30a.m. and 10:30a.m. - 11:00a.m.
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. Uncaged is a weekly half-hour series that educates teens about the animal kingdom. The series explores the natural habitats of various wildlife as it tours the globe to witness wildlife as it should be - Uncaged.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 11:00a.m. - 11:30a.m.
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, This Old House: Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House: Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines, such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, and many more. This Old House: Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:00a.m.
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 half-hour weekly series produced for the13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars like habitat. Episodes will include space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for students that are relevant to the content shown. Xploration Outer Space 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.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Get Wild (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:00a.m.-10:30a.m.
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. Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding animals and their habitats. The series is based at the world famous San Diego zoo, and features notable animal experts.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title WELCOME HOME
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 10:30a.m. - 11:00a.m.
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. Welcome Home is a live action half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs to children aged 13-16. Hosts Rob and Tregor Strasberg run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home - and changing lives along the way. Each episode, we meet a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they finally move into a new living space to call their own. To help the family with their fresh start, Tregar, Rob and dedicated team of designer and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by using goods and services donated by people in the community. The new home will provide much needed stability to meet the family's specific needs, stimulate their interests, and promote their goals. Welcome Home will teach viewers the importance of giving back to their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude is the basic living necessities that we often take for granted.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild World At The San Diego Zoo (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8:30a.m.
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 WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The series provides an in-depth look at the behavior and life cycles of various rare and exotic animals.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30a.m.
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 primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, the 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 landscapes. Geological experts share their wisdom 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.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9:30a.m.
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 specifically for the 13-16 demographic, this is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. A series that all animal lovers will watch and learn from. Xploration Animal Science is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Get Wild At The San Diego Zoo (Comet Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8:00a.m.
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. GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding animals and their habitats. The series is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo, and features notable animal experts.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild World (Charge Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:30a.m. - 11:00a.m.
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 World" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it's following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, "Wild World" is a series intended to educate and inform viewers about life in the animal kingdom.

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Administrative Assistant


10/09/2018

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