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

FRN:
0030885057
File Number:
0000066252
Submit Date:
01/10/2019
Call Sign:
WXOW
Facility ID:
64549
City:
LA CROSSE
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2019
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

WXOW-WQOW License, LLC

Doing Business As: WXOW-WQOW License, LLC

P.O. Box 909

Quincy, IL 62306

United States

+1 (217) 223-5100

bdreasler@quincymedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Scott Turpie

Technical Consultant

Lohnes & Culver LLC

PO Box 881

Silver Spring, MD 20918

United States

+1 (301) 776-4488

scott@locul.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC, CW ,Decades
Nielsen DMA La Crosse-Eau Claire
Web Home Page Address www.wxow.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:00-10:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 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, firsthand 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 (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Rock The Park E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13 to 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 19.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30am and 11:30am-12:00pm CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a half hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the USA. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention? E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 8:30-9:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. 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 (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Classics E/I 19.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30AM and 9:30-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue is a weekly half hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Welcome Home E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's/9:30-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. 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 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 (7 of 14) Response
Program Title The Great Doctor Scott E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30AM and 9:30-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's/10:30-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chicken Soup for the Souls Hidden Heroes shines a bright light on everyday people selflessly sharing their positive attitudes towards society and life by doing good deeds and making positive choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title America's Heartland E/I 19.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30AM AND 10:30-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Americas Heartland helps teens discover farms, families and fascinating stories from Americas heartland.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this weekly half hour series Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique are of the world where he will explore natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made 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 (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9:00-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. 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 ecofriendly 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 (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half hour series that will engage viewers 13 to 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's/ 8:00-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. 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
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Deborah K. Simonis
Address P. O. Box 3119
City La Crosse
State WI
Zip 54602-3119
Telephone Number (507) 895-9969
Email Address dsimonis@wxow.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. WXOW EVENTS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 2018 HOUSE OF SHADOWS IN SPARTA News 19 aired a promotion for the House Of Shadows in Sparta. This haunted house raises funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Sparta. News 19 is a sponsor of the haunted house. This promotion featured Dustin Luecke and Alex Wasilenko and urged viewers to attend the House of Shadows during the weekends in October. UWL VS UWEC FOOTBALL ON NOVEMBER 10 News 19 aired a live football game in Eau Claire WI. This game was produced by WXOW and WQOW to bring viewers a Division Three College football game live. News 19 ran a promotion schedule leading up to the game promoting the day and time to watch. YMCA WINTER RUN WALK SERIES WINTER 2018 News 19 aired promotion for YMCAs Winter Run Walk Series. This PSA urged viewers to sign up and participate in a three race 5K run walk effort to stay active and healthy during the winter months. UGLY SWEATER 5K DECEMBER 9 News 19 aired promotion for the Ugly Sweater 5K. This PSA urged viewers to sign up and participate in a fun run where participants run in winter costumes and ugly sweaters. The proceeds for this race benefit the Rotary Lights Display efforts. CW FAMILY NIGHT 2018 News 19 aired a PSA promoting the CW Family Night at Mt La Crosse. This offer is valid throughout the winter offering a very good deal for families to hit the slopes. The promotion featured the La Crosse Eau Claire CW Rep Amber Meyer and a representative from Mt La Crosse. PROJECT ROADBLOCK PSA News 19 aired a PSA urging viewers not to drive after drinking during the Holiday Season. This PSA is aired annually leading up to New Years Eve with hope that viewers decided against driving under the influence. PSA JAYME CLOSS News 19 aired a PSA alerting viewers that Jayme Closs is missing providing details of the disappearance and urged viewers to call in and provide any helpful information. This PSA featured several pictures of Jayme. NEWS 19 HOLIDAY CONCERT AIRING DECEMBER 24 AND 25 News 19 aired a promotion for the airing of our Holiday Concert. This edited one hour special aired on December 24 at 6 and 10 pm and again on December 25 at 6 and 11 am. This promotion reminded viewers to watch the special featuring nine local high school choirs singing holiday music.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chicken Soup for the Souls Hidden Heroes, hosted by Brooke Burke Charvet, is a television series developed for teens in which each episode reveals everyday people showing compassion and kindness towards strangers simply out of the goodness of their hearts. They are not looking for recognition but we believe their amazing stories deserve to be told. Viewers will learn that volunteering, philanthropy, and giving back to the community are within everyone's reach.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 19.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30AM and 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a half hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title The Great Doctor Scott E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The 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 (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is a weekly half hour series where Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique are of the world where he will explore the areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audience members on the inspiration trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Welcome Home E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9:30-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Welcome Home is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to16. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a nonprofit 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 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 (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title America's Heartland Classics E/I 19.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 10:00-10:30AM and 10:30-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Americas Heartland serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about farming and feeding the world. Teenage students are presented with fascinating stories and introduced to exceptional individuals who operate family farms through Americas heartland.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9:00-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention E/I 19.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hannas Wild Countdown E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half hour series that will engage viewers 13 to 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.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9:00-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 which is 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 they willl 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 (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue E/I 19.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 and 9:30-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock The Park E/I 19.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13 to 16 years of age and taps into Americas 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 worlds most unique coral and marine life. They will watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve spotting the regions famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet the Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title This Old House Trade School E/I 19.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's/10:00-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 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, firsthand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs E/I 19.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13 to 16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information 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 enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Series Description:

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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.

Deborah K Simonis , Ms .

Program Director


01/10/2019

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