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

FRN:
0004284899
File Number:
0000069976
Submit Date:
04/08/2019
Call Sign:
KODE-TV
Facility ID:
18283
City:
JOPLIN
State:
MO
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2019

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

Mission Broadcasting, Inc.

30400 DETROIT ROAD

SUITE 304

WESTLAKE, OH 44145

United States

+1 (440) 526-2227

missionbroadcasting@gmail.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

William T Godfrey , Jr .

Consulting Engineers

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

William T. Godfrey, Jr.

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507-D NW 60th Street

Gainesville , FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

bill@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

Gregory L. Masters , Esq .

Wiley Rein LLP

1776 K Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7370

gmasters@wileyrein.com

Legal Representative

Ryan C Wilhour

Consulting Engineer

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507 NW 60TH ST

STE D

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

ryan@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Joplin-Pittsburg
Web Home Page Address www.fourstateshomepage.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: 8.92
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am
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. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-1030am
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 out 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 chalenge 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 (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 7-7:30am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari Tracks is a thirty minute program designed for a young audience range of 13-16 year old's that highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa. The series lends itself respect to the natural world and initiates discussion of issues relating to that world and encourages drawing of conclusions based upon information presented. The programs concluding segment contains a sardonically toned mock quiz that serves as reinforcement and review of the material covered in the program.
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 Zool Clues (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 930-10am
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Clues is a 30min program specifically created for young people between the ages of 13 and 16. The program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaning comparison to their own human characteristics. The show's clever narration links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers wee is rea., natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
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 Animal Tales (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30am
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. Animal Tales is a half hour educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This half-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
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 Game Changers (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 930-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
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 Sea Rescue (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the 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 (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-830am
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, Jack Hannas Wild Countdown, 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 a countdown style, Jack offers up a different 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. The questions and categories are interactive as they are derived direct from the viewers who know Jack well, and want to know more! As Jack reveals the categories, he gives viewers further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing everyone 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 (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
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 Rock the Park (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30-12pm
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 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 (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30am
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety f categories.
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 Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30am
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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin 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 (13 of 24) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am
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 (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 9-930am
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Clues is a 30min program specifically created for young people between the ages of 13 and 16. The program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaning comparison to their own human characteristics. The show's clever narration links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers wee is rea., natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
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 Rescue Heroes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-930am
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. Rescue Heroes guides viewers through fascinating weather events while delivering unique takeaways in 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-had the worst of nature but the best of humanity. Rescue Heroes will take audiences on a journey where they'll 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.
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 Safari Tracks (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 730-8am
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 Tracks is a thirty minute program designed for a young audience range of 13-16 year old's that highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa. The series lends itself respect to the natural world and initiates discussion of issues relating to that world and encourages drawing of conclusions based upon information presented. The programs concluding segment contains a sardonically toned mock quiz that serves as reinforcement and review of the material covered in the program.
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 Animal Science (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 830-9am
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience.
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 Animal Tails (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tales is a half hour educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This half-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
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 Sea Rescue (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30am
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. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation an in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the 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 (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Science (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8-830am
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience.
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 Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830-9am
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 man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audience 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 (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am
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 developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred t as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward,' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
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 Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030-11am
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 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 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 resilience 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 (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30am
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. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred t as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward,' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
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 Shirley E. Morton/General Manager
Address 1502 Cleveland
City Joplin
State MO
Zip 64801
Telephone Number (417) 781-2345
Email Address smorton@kode12.tv
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. Due to technical issues, the station was off the air for a period of time on Sunday, January 20, 2019. As a result, certain children's television programming was not aired and the station was unable to schedule make good programs.

Other Matters (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-930am
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. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories.
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am
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 (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Science(ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8-830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-1030am
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 (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-1130am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in may instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-1030am
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 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 (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030-11am
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 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 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 resilience 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 (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030-11am
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 this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred t as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward,' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tales 2 (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tales is a half hour educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This half-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 9-930am
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. Zoo Clues is a 30min program specifically created for young people between the ages of 13 and 16. The program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaning comparison to their own human characteristics. The show's clever narration links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers wee is rea., natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 730-8am
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 Tracks is a thirty minute program designed for a young audience range of 13-16 year old's that highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa. The series lends itself respect to the natural world and initiates discussion of issues relating to that world and encourages drawing of conclusions based upon information presented. The programs concluding segment contains a sardonically toned mock quiz that serves as reinforcement and review of the material covered in the program.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-1030am
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 this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred t as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward,' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tales (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tales is a half hour educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This half-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-930am
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. Hearts of 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, Hearts of 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. Hearts of Heroes will take audiences on a journey where they'll 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 (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 930-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-830am
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, Jack Hannas Wild Countdown, 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 a countdown style, Jack offers up a different 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. The questions and categories are interactive as they are derived direct from the viewers who know Jack well, and want to know more! As Jack reveals the categories, he gives viewers further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing everyone the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830-9am
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, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin - 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 bring Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7-730am
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 Tracks is a thirty minute program designed for a young audience range of 13-16 year old's that highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa. The series lends itself respect to the natural world and initiates discussion of issues relating to that world and encourages drawing of conclusions based upon information presented. The programs concluding segment contains a sardonically toned mock quiz that serves as reinforcement and review of the material covered in the program.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (Bounce TV, D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Game Changers hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1130-12pm
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 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.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in may instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Science (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 830-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (ION TV, D4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 930-10am
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. Zoo Clues is a 30min program specifically created for young people between the ages of 13 and 16. The program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaning comparison to their own human characteristics. The show's clever narration links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers wee is rea., natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Grit TV, D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am
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. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories.

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04/08/2019

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