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

FRN:
0003742624
File Number:
0000065928
Submit Date:
01/09/2019
Call Sign:
WPCW
Facility ID:
69880
City:
JEANNETTE
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2018

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

PITTSBURGH TELEVISION STATION WPCW INC.

Doing Business As: PITTSBURGH TELEVISION STATION WPCW 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 Pittsburgh
Web Home Page Address www.wpcwtv.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 504.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 9.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, is a television series developed for teens in 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. The The producers of Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes series design the program to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age.
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 CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (D1 CW)
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/2018 11:30 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 2018-11-17
Episode # 313
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title SAFARI (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS WITH JEFF CORWIN (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea 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 (4 of 24) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock The Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, sporting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title DID I MENTION INVENTION? (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 to try their own hand at creating something new.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title SKOOLED (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SKOOLED features teenage students and classroom teachers trading roles with each other. The series explores a unique perspective, students teaching teachers. Both students and teachers better understand what it means to be the other. The students prepare lessons for their teachers and discuss as a group the appropriate grade for each teacher. The teen students learn how difficult it is for teachers today while teachers get a lesson in being students. The unusual role reversal teaches kids and adults important differences and each episode addresses concerns each has with the other.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title WIMZIE'S HOUSE (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WIMZIE'S HOUSE is a puppet-based, half hour TV series featuring Wimzie, a little girl monster, who lives with her parents, grandma and baby brother and her friends who come over the day. Each story is a complete dramatic episode & the stories feature the puppet characters in situations with themes that are important to the development of young children. Each show has songs which reinforce these themes. In addition to the main story, each show opens with one of the puppet characters introducing himself/herself in a brief video bio. Each show ends with two short segments. One is called "Wimzie's Reflections." These one minute pieces feature Wimzie, in her pajamas and ready for bed with one of the grown-up puppet characters. In the "reflection, Winzie reviews something that happened during the day and is guided by the grown-up to an understanding of the show's theme. The second short segment, which comes after the credits, is called "Tips." In these 30 second segments the puppet children offer tips on the following issues: nap time; talking without permission; hitting; no means no; inside and outside voices; excluding others; answering the phone; answering the door; eating too fast; crossing the street; dealing with strange animals; saying you're sorry; sneezing; brushing your teeth; and washing your hands.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title WIMZIE'S HOUSE (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WIMZIE'S HOUSE is a puppet-based, half hour TV series featuring Wimzie, a little girl monster, who lives with her parents, grandma and baby brother and her friends who come over the day. Each story is a complete dramatic episode & the stories feature the puppet characters in situations with themes that are important to the development of young children. Each show has songs which reinforce these themes. In addition to the main story, each show opens with one of the puppet characters introducing himself/herself in a brief video bio. Each show ends with two short segments. One is called "Wimzie's Reflections." These one minute pieces feature Wimzie, in her pajamas and ready for bed with one of the grown-up puppet characters. In the "reflection, Winzie reviews something that happened during the day and is guided by the grown-up to an understanding of the show's theme. The second short segment, which comes after the credits, is called "Tips." In these 30 second segments the puppet children offer tips on the following issues: nap time; talking without permission; hitting; no means no; inside and outside voices; excluding others; answering the phone; answering the door; eating too fast; crossing the street; dealing with strange animals; saying you're sorry; sneezing; brushing your teeth; and washing your hands.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: TRADE SCHOOL (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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, masonry, landscaping design, construction 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 24) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all 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 (11 of 24) Response
Program Title SAFARI (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the variety of procedures in the field of animal care, all while learning about the different species of animals featured on The Wildlife Docs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title THE COUNTRY MOUSE & THE CITY MOUSE ADVENTURES (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY ADVENTURES is an animated half hour children's TV series that employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop delight along the with non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach valuable "learning to learn" skills, centering on discovery, investigation and analysis; associated personal-character and pro-social attitudes; and intriguing core-knowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARY is a television adaptation of Richard Scarry's hundreds of original stories and his wonderfully colorful characters. Each half hour episode are made up of 3 stories; 2 of which are set in BUSYTOWN, the living, working, and playing place of Richard Scarry characters, while the third story is from Richard Scarry's BUSY BUSY WORLD featuring international characters as they appeared in the original stories. Each episode features an original song. The 3 stories are separated by two 1 minute educational interstitials, hosted by Lowly, the series Spokesworm, who demonstrates 'How Things Work' in one interstitial, and important tips on 'How To Be Safe' in the other.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title READY, SET, PET (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 a 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. The information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audiences inspired by the real-life stories of featured animals and rescuers and 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 (17 of 24) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. The information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audiences inspired by the real-life stories of featured animals and rescuers and 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 (18 of 24) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title THE COUNTRY MOUSE & THE CITY MOUSE ADVENTURES (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY ADVENTURES is an animated half hour children's TV series that employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop delight along the with non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach valuable "learning to learn" skills, centering on discovery, investigation and analysis; associated personal-character and pro-social attitudes; and intriguing core-knowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARY is a television adaptation of Richard Scarry's hundreds of original stories and his wonderfully colorful characters. Each half hour episode are made up of 3 stories; 2 of which are set in BUSYTOWN, the living, working, and playing place of Richard Scarry characters, while the third story is from Richard Scarry's BUSY BUSY WORLD featuring international characters as they appeared in the original stories. Each episode features an original song. The 3 stories are separated by two 1 minute educational interstitials, hosted by Lowly, the series Spokesworm, who demonstrates 'How Things Work' in one interstitial, and important tips on 'How To Be Safe' in the other.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title WELCOME HOME (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Welcome Home is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosts Rob and Treger 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, Treger, Rob, and a dedicated team of designers and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by 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 in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewers face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' 'smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he 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 in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title MAKE TV (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAKE TV is a weekly series showing how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. From Tesla coils to t-shirt cannons, from cigar-box guitars to giant video projectors, imagination is turned into reality! Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create incredible new inventions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewers face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' 'smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he 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 in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Michael Karas
Address 420 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Suite 100
City Pittsburgh
State PA
Zip 15222
Telephone Number (412) 575-2591
Email Address karas@kdka.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. In addition to the core children's programming identified in this report, WPCW also aired additional core children's programming that LIGHT TV provided. This additional programming included: WIMZIE'S HOUSE (M-F 7:00AM), THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY MOUSE (M-F 7:30AM), and THE BUSY WORLF OF RICHARD SCARRY (M-F 8:30AM).

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title READY, SET, PET (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 a 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 (2 of 24) Response
Program Title THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY MOUSE (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY ADVENTURES is an animated half hour children's TV series that employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop delight along the with non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach valuable "learning to learn" skills, centering on discovery, investigation and analysis; associated personal-character and pro-social attitudes; and intriguing core-knowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. The information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audiences inspired by the real-life stories of featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock The Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, sporting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title SKOOLED (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SKOOLED features teenage students and classroom teachers trading roles with each other. The series explores a unique perspective, students teaching teachers. Both students and teachers better understand what it means to be the other. The students prepare lessons for their teachers and discuss as a group the appropriate grade for each teacher. The teen students learn how difficult it is for teachers today while teachers get a lesson in being students. The unusual role reversal teaches kids and adults important differences and each episode addresses concerns each has with the other.
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARY is a television adaptation of Richard Scarry's hundreds of original stories and his wonderfully colorful characters. Each half hour episode are made up of 3 stories; 2 of which are set in BUSYTOWN, the living, working, and playing place of Richard Scarry characters, while the third story is from Richard Scarry's BUSY BUSY WORLD featuring international characters as they appeared in the original stories. Each episode features an original song. The 3 stories are separated by two 1 minute educational interstitials, hosted by Lowly, the series Spokesworm, who demonstrates 'How Things Work' in one interstitial, and important tips on 'How To Be Safe' in the other.
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The 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. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the variety of procedures in the field of animal care, all while learning about the different species of animals featured on The Wildlife Docs.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S ANIMAL TALES (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales centers around our love for animals and the impact they have on our lives. Each episode uncovers stories about amazing and inspiring people from around the world who go above and beyond to care for, love, help, and defend animals everywhere. Viewers will meet animal rescue teams and dedicated animal advocates helping lost pets find forever homes, and even meet some of the incredible pets serving and assisting people in need, including military K9s and therapy animals. Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales will teach viewers to honor the unconditional bond between people and their pets, and how animals change lives. Viewers will learn some of the responsibilities that come with caring for our four-legged friends.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title THIS OLD HOUSE: TRADE SCHOOL (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, 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, masonry, landscaping design, construction 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 (11 of 24) Response
Program Title WELCOME HOME (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Welcome Home is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosts Rob and Treger 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, Treger, Rob, and a dedicated team of designers and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by 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 in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title MAKE TV (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAKE TV is a weekly series showing how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. From Tesla coils to t-shirt cannons, from cigar-box guitars to giant video projectors, imagination is turned into reality! Teen viewers get to see practical math, science, technology and engineering concepts combined to create incredible new inventions.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewers face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' 'smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he 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 in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title WIMZIE'S HOUSE (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WIMZIE'S HOUSE is a puppet-based, half hour TV series featuring Wimzie, a little girl monster, who lives with her parents, grandma and baby brother and her friends who come over the day. Each story is a complete dramatic episode & the stories feature the puppet characters in situations with themes that are important to the development of young children. Each show has songs which reinforce these themes. In addition to the main story, each show opens with one of the puppet characters introducing himself/herself in a brief video bio. Each show ends with two short segments. One is called "Wimzie's Reflections." These one minute pieces feature Wimzie, in her pajamas and ready for bed with one of the grown-up puppet characters. In the "reflection, Winzie reviews something that happened during the day and is guided by the grown-up to an understanding of the show's theme. The second short segment, which comes after the credits, is called "Tips." In these 30 second segments the puppet children offer tips on the following issues: nap time; talking without permission; hitting; no means no; inside and outside voices; excluding others; answering the phone; answering the door; eating too fast; crossing the street; dealing with strange animals; saying you're sorry; sneezing; brushing your teeth; and washing your hands.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title SAFARI (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title WIMZIE'S HOUSE (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WIMZIE'S HOUSE is a puppet-based, half hour TV series featuring Wimzie, a little girl monster, who lives with her parents, grandma and baby brother and her friends who come over the day. Each story is a complete dramatic episode & the stories feature the puppet characters in situations with themes that are important to the development of young children. Each show has songs which reinforce these themes. In addition to the main story, each show opens with one of the puppet characters introducing himself/herself in a brief video bio. Each show ends with two short segments. One is called "Wimzie's Reflections." These one minute pieces feature Wimzie, in her pajamas and ready for bed with one of the grown-up puppet characters. In the "reflection, Winzie reviews something that happened during the day and is guided by the grown-up to an understanding of the show's theme. The second short segment, which comes after the credits, is called "Tips." In these 30 second segments the puppet children offer tips on the following issues: nap time; talking without permission; hitting; no means no; inside and outside voices; excluding others; answering the phone; answering the door; eating too fast; crossing the street; dealing with strange animals; saying you're sorry; sneezing; brushing your teeth; and washing your hands.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREK WITH JEFF CORWIN (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewers face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' 'smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he 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 in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title DID I MENTION INVENTION? (D1 CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 to try their own hand at creating something new.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY MOUSE (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY ADVENTURES is an animated half hour children's TV series that employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop delight along the with non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach valuable "learning to learn" skills, centering on discovery, investigation and analysis; associated personal-character and pro-social attitudes; and intriguing core-knowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE (D3 GRIT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. The information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audiences inspired by the real-life stories of featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title SAFARI (D2 H&I)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (D4 LIGHT)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARY is a television adaptation of Richard Scarry's hundreds of original stories and his wonderfully colorful characters. Each half hour episode are made up of 3 stories; 2 of which are set in BUSYTOWN, the living, working, and playing place of Richard Scarry characters, while the third story is from Richard Scarry's BUSY BUSY WORLD featuring international characters as they appeared in the original stories. Each episode features an original song. The 3 stories are separated by two 1 minute educational interstitials, hosted by Lowly, the series Spokesworm, who demonstrates 'How Things Work' in one interstitial, and important tips on 'How To Be Safe' in the other.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Mike Karas

Director of Programming


01/09/2019

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