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

FRN:
0028123198
File Number:
0000061028
Submit Date:
10/09/2018
Call Sign:
WDFX-TV
Facility ID:
32851
City:
OZARK
State:
AL
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

WDFX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WDFX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

C/O RAYCOM MEDIA,RSA TOWER, 20TH FLOOR

201 MONROE STREET

MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1400

fcclms@raycommedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michael Beder , Esq .

Legal Counsel

COVINGTON & BURLING LLP

One CityCenter

850 Tenth Street, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5138

mbeder@cov.com

Legal Representative

ROBERT E. Thurber , Jr .

Vice President, Engineering

Raycom Media, Inc.

201 MONROE STREET

RSA TOWER, 20TH FLOOR

MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1409

bthurber@raycommedia.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Dothan
Web Home Page Address http://www.wdfxfox34.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 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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue is a weekly educational and instructional television series targeting children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The program is specifically designed to educate and inform children about various types of animals and their care, as well as showcasing professional and nonprofessional people exhibiting selfless dedication assisting animals in need. Animal Rescue not only educates youngsters about a wide and diverse range of animals, their habitats and how they live, but also offers instruction on medical and rehabilitation techniques and addresses the social aspects and emotional concerns of being a responsible citizen.
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 Jewels of the Natural World (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:00 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
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. Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature that is produced for viewers aged 13-16. Hosted by Nicole Gibbons, this breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. Audiences will have a unique platform to see these wild animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat. Jewels of the Natural World will explore natural wonders of the world, including the Great Land migration in Africa of millions of wildebeests. Also, viewers will learn more about the struggle for survival for many of Africa's iconic animal species such as hippos, cheetahs, and elephants. Jewels of the Natural World will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
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 Biz Kids (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Biz Kids (33.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2018 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-07
Episode # 127
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Biz Kids (33.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/13/2018 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-14
Episode # 128
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 9:00 AM (7/1 - 9/30)
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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, the hosts guide one deserving family on an amazing adventure as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As the featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where the 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.
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 Sea Rescue (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue 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. Seas Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers as well as with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
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 Everyday Health (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 9:30 AM (7/1 - 9/30)
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. Everyday Health is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 - 16 years of age. In each program the hosts scan the country finding those who pay-it-forward to promote health and wellness. Viewers will meet agents-of-change from all corners of the country, selfless Americans with good will and new ideas to tackle a wide variety of health issues. Through philanthropy and a little hard work, the agents-of-change demonstrate how one person can really make a difference.
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 All in With Laila Ali (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
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. All in with Laila Ali is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In this series, Laila Ali scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational people, showcasing groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary stories. Exploring the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure, this educational program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams.
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 Dragonfly TV (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It 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 in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. Dragonfly TV 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 Xploration Earth 2050 (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:00 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
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. 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. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
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 Dog Tales (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales (33.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/13/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-14
Episode # 1019
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales (33.1)
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-07
Episode # 1018
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:00 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is produced for viewers aged 13-16 and is hosted by Emmy awardwinning television host Jeff Corwin. In this 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. From mountain climbs to deep seas dives, helicopter rides, and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
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 Animal Tails (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails centers on Mark Curry exploring and teaching audiences about various types of animals. Viewers are taken on an exciting journey as they learn about animals in an educational and fun way. From the everyday, household pet to the massive spectacle of the rhinoceros, Curry delves into all sorts of animal kingdoms. Not only does one gain a further knowledge about animals that he or she would study in school, but m ore importantly minds are opened to new and exotic animals -- animals that perhaps one has never seen. This type of content will further the educational and information needs of children 13-16.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. This series engages viewers as 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. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives 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.
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 Rock the Park (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:30 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16. Rock the Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. Our 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 them that the national parks are one of America's greatest national gifts to the world.
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 Sea Rescue (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:00 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue 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. Seas Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers as well as with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
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 All in With Laila Ali (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
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. All in with Laila Ali is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In this series, Laila Ali scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational people, showcasing groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary stories. Exploring the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure, this educational program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams.
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 THINK BIG (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
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. THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30 AM (7/7 - 9/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. This series engages viewers as 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. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives 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.
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 Jerald Fairchild
Address 2221 Ross Clark Cirlce
City Dothan
State AL
Zip 36301
Telephone Number (334) 836-1542
Email Address jfairchild@myfox34.tv
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 (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Game Changers (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 9:00 AM (10/7 - 12/30)
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. Game Changers is produced for children 13-16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities and make life better for so many. Game Changers, hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. Young reporters seek their stories from the field, and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in reflection and insight from the host. Themes such as the importance of family, giving back, imagination, and perseverance are prevalent in the series, all of which are important topics of discussion for today's youth. Whether on or off the field, Game Changers takes an inspirational and educational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue 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. Seas Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers as well as with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:00 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue 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. Seas Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers as well as with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:30 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
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 live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16. Rock the Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. Our 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 them that the national parks are one of America's greatest national gifts to the world.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
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. THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It 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 in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. Dragonfly TV is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. This series engages viewers as 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. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives 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 (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
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, the hosts guide one deserving family on an amazing adventure as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As the featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where the 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 (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue is a weekly educational and instructional television series targeting children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The program is specifically designed to educate and inform children about various types of animals and their care, as well as showcasing professional and nonprofessional people exhibiting selfless dedication assisting animals in need. Animal Rescue not only educates youngsters about a wide and diverse range of animals, their habitats and how they live, but also offers instruction on medical and rehabilitation techniques and addresses the social aspects and emotional concerns of being a responsible citizen.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Game Changers (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
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. Game Changers is produced for children 13-16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities and make life better for so many. Game Changers, hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. Young reporters seek their stories from the field, and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in reflection and insight from the host. Themes such as the importance of family, giving back, imagination, and perseverance are prevalent in the series, all of which are important topics of discussion for today's youth. Whether on or off the field, Game Changers takes an inspirational and educational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Game Changers (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 9:30 AM (10/7 - 12/30)
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. Game Changers is produced for children 13-16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities and make life better for so many. Game Changers, hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. Young reporters seek their stories from the field, and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in reflection and insight from the host. Themes such as the importance of family, giving back, imagination, and perseverance are prevalent in the series, all of which are important topics of discussion for today's youth. Whether on or off the field, Game Changers takes an inspirational and educational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:00 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is produced for viewers aged 13-16 and is hosted by Emmy awardwinning television host Jeff Corwin. In this 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. From mountain climbs to deep seas dives, helicopter rides, and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:00 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
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, the hosts guide one deserving family on an amazing adventure as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As the featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where the 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 18) Response
Program Title Game Changers (33.2 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
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. Game Changers is produced for children 13-16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities and make life better for so many. Game Changers, hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. Young reporters seek their stories from the field, and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in reflection and insight from the host. Themes such as the importance of family, giving back, imagination, and perseverance are prevalent in the series, all of which are important topics of discussion for today's youth. Whether on or off the field, Game Changers takes an inspirational and educational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (33.3 - Grit)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. This series engages viewers as 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. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives 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 (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:00 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
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. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (33.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00 AM (10/6 - 12/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.

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WDFX, General Manager


10/09/2018

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