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

FRN:
0001714344
File Number:
0000065042
Submit Date:
01/07/2019
Call Sign:
WBRZ-TV
Facility ID:
38616
City:
BATON ROUGE
State:
LA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/07/2019
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? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC

Doing Business As: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC

Robert Bernard

PO Box 2906

BATON ROUGE, LA 70821

United States

+1 (225) 387-2222

Programs@WBRZ.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Mark J Prak

Brooks, Pierce et al.

PO Box 1800

Raleigh, NC 27602

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

mprak@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Baton Rouge
Web Home Page Address WWW.WBRZ.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 168.0
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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title THE GREAT DR SCOTT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:00AM DT2.1
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 Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title THE Great Dr Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:30AM DT2.1
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 Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10AM DT2.1
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, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS W/JEFF CORWIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30AM DT2.1
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 areas 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 (5 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 3:30p DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel! But engineers arent the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants architects who design living buildings and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make the next great discovery Xploration Nature Knows Best is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION W/JAROD MILLER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 2PM DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it s the need for speed or animal heros there s always something amazing happening. It is the mission of the program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 2, 2:30,3,3:30,4,4:30 PM'S DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Total times aired 78
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Renown animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna and he spends time with nature's creatures and various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Mr. Hannas journeys has included Alaska where he observed brown bears and the effect of declining salmon runs on the brown bear population, the Great Barrier Reef to explore its development, and to a farm for exotic animals located in Missouri where wildlife preservation and history come together
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 2:30p DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title VACATION CREATION W/TOMMY DAVIDSON
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30AM DT2.1
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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8AM DT2.1
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. In each episode, wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, counts down from ten to one in intriguing and fun categories that gives teen viewers stimulating lessons about the world's animals. As Jack reveals the categories, he will give us further insights and interesting facts about the animals. For example, when Jack reveals that the largest animal on the African content is in fact the elephant, he will ask, "do you know the difference between an African and Asian elephant?" The fun format of this show affords Jack Hanna and the producers the opportunity to effortlessly teach while entertaining.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 3PM DT 2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals spans the globe to bring viewers fascinating wildlife stories. Watch the march of the penguins in Antarctica, a spectacular safari in Africa, or an amazing visit to the Australian outback. Whether it's the mysterious creatures of the ocean or a tale of the critters in own backyard, Wild About Animals offers the best in family programming. Hosted by Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley WILD ABOUT ANIMALS" is a half-hour animal E/I magazine series that airs 52 weeks of the year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of "WILD ABOUT ANIMALS" it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions, Inc., to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age gr oup, by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four (4) different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them fu rther about animals they see every day.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzies Traveler
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 4P DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER is an invaluable addition to the core programming element of all broadcast networks. This in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environmental b-roll and pop-up 'Travel Tips,' Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Listed below are several educational components built into the fabric of the program that would qualify it as an effective and engaging teaching aid for use in the home, the classroom, and/or any other educational media venue. EDUCATIONAL COMPONENTS OF LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER: GEOGRAPHY: Episodes include graphic maps and/or detailed audio descriptions of where in the world the subject country/city is located. Major land formations and the general terrain are also described and shown in high definition detail. HISTORY: Major historical sites and attractions are always a highlight of the show. Laura is onsite to deliver facts, stories, and little known trivia about all major points of historical interest. SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT: Episodes provide an in-depth look at everyday life around the world - often including personal interviews with native residents of the subject country/city. ACTION AND ADVENTURE: Each episode contains an adventure segment, highlighting how the natural environment provides areas for people to explore, enjoy, and experience any destination. ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT: Learn about the creative and fine arts of an area through trips to museums, entertainment venues, markets, specialty shops, town centers, etc. The local history of art and entertainment is also explained and explored.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 4:30P DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A.J. for a weekly half-hour of fun and entertainment
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 11AM DT2.1EFFECTIVE 12/8/SUN 11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 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 Into the Wild have designed the program to educate and inform children 13 to 16 years of age, although Jack strives to make the show educational and fun viewing for all audiences. Jungle Jack Productions, LLC and Spectrum Field Productions, LLC are the producers of the Jack Hanna's Into the Wild series. The series is based on Jack Hanna traveling the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels, he informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history, and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, while teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship. The episodic content will certainly further the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a core program that meets kids' educational television needs, each episode will include an E/l video bug for the duration of the program, in addition to the recommended rating graphic of TV-G E/l.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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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 ROBERT K BERNARD
Address 1650 HIGHLAND RD
City BATON ROUGE
State LA
Zip 70802
Telephone Number (225) 387-2222
Email Address PROGRAMS@WBRZ.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. WBRZ is dedicated to nurturing the educational and informational needs of it's younger viewing audience. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild is produced to qualify as core programming but is not being treated as core on WBRZ DT2.1, because it is in a time period subject to occasional sports and entertainment changes. In most cases if changed from Saturday it does air Sunday in the same time period. Preempts noted were on 4/14 due to Severe Weather Coverage

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 2,2:30,3, 3:30,4, 4:30 PM'S DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. Renown animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna and he spends time with nature's creatures and various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Mr. Hannas journeys has included Alaska where he observed brown bears and the effect of declining salmon runs on the brown bear population, the Great Barrier Reef to explore its development, and to a farm for exotic animals located in Missouri where wildlife preservation and history come together
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title LAURA MCKENZIE TRAVELER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 4P DT2.2
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. LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER is an invaluable addition to the core programming element of all broadcast networks. This in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for general audiences of all ages, including children under the age of 16. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environmental b-roll and pop-up 'Travel Tips,' Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. Listed below are several educational components built into the fabric of the program that would qualify it as an effective and engaging teaching aid for use in the home, the classroom, and/or any other educational media venue. EDUCATIONAL COMPONENTS OF LAURA McKENZIE'S TRAVELER: GEOGRAPHY: Episodes include graphic maps and/or detailed audio descriptions of where in the world the subject country/city is located. Major land formations and the general terrain are also described and shown in high definition detail. HISTORY: Major historical sites and attractions are always a highlight of the show. Laura is onsite to deliver facts, stories, and little known trivia about all major points of historical interest. SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT: Episodes provide an in-depth look at everyday life around the world - often including personal interviews with native residents of the subject country/city. ACTION AND ADVENTURE: Each episode contains an adventure segment, highlighting how the natural environment provides areas for people to explore, enjoy, and experience any destination. ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT: Learn about the creative and fine arts of an area through trips to museums, entertainment venues, markets, specialty shops, town centers, etc. The local history of art and entertainment is also explained and explored.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 2:30P DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS W/JEFF CORWIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30AM DT2.1
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 areas 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 (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10AM DT2.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation w/Tommy Davidson
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30AM DT2.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family, and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these onceinalifetime experiences.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 3PM DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals spans the globe to bring viewers fascinating wildlife stories. Watch the march of the penguins in Antarctica, a spectacular safari in Africa, or an amazing visit to the Australian outback. Whether it's the mysterious creatures of the ocean or a tale of the critters in own backyard, Wild About Animals offers the best in family programming. Hosted by Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley WILD ABOUT ANIMALS" is a half-hour animal E/I magazine series that airs 52 weeks of the year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of "WILD ABOUT ANIMALS" it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions, Inc., to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age gr oup, by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four (4) different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them fu rther about animals they see every day.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8AM DT2.1
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. In each episode, wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, counts down from ten to one in intriguing and fun categories that gives teen viewers stimulating lessons about the world's animals. As Jack reveals the categories, he will give us further insights and interesting facts about the animals. For example, when Jack reveals that the largest animal on the African content is in fact the elephant, he will ask, "do you know the difference between an African and Asian elephant?" The fun format of this show affords Jack Hanna and the producers the opportunity to effortlessly teach while entertaining.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9AM DT2.1
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. Rescue Heroes is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 16. Rescue Heroes showcases the stories of men and women braving natural disasters with one goal to rescue the victims and help restore their lives. Hosted by meteorologist, Ginger Zee, Rescue Heroes will guide viewers through fascinating weather events while delivering unique takeaways into the causes of many kinds of disasters, as well as how we can properly prepare for them, and collectively overcome them. Each week, viewers will witness first-hand the worst of nature but the best of humanity. Rescue Heroes will take audiences on a journey where the will experience recent natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, wild fires, and floods. Teen viewers will learn more about the causes and science behind these events, while witnessing the heroic efforts of first responders across the nation.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATIONS W/JAROD MILLER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 2PM DT2.2
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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it s the need for speed or animal heros there s always something amazing happening. It is the mission of the program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 4:30PM DT2.2
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. Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A.J. for a weekly half-hour of fun and entertainment. Rated High for Educational Content by the Annenberg Policy Center.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title The Great Dr Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9:30AM DT2.1
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 Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 3:30P DT2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel! But engineers arent the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants; architects who design living buildings and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make the next great discovery! Xploration Nature Knows Best is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education.

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01/07/2019

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