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

FRN:
0004999660
File Number:
0000076172
Submit Date:
07/08/2019
Call Sign:
WDBB
Facility ID:
71325
City:
BESSEMER
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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

WDBB-TV, INC.

Doing Business As: WDBB-TV, INC.

Scott Flick, ESQ

1200 Seventeenth Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8167

scott.flick@pillsburylaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Scott R Flick , Mr .

FCC Counsel

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

Scott R. Flick, Esq

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8167

scott.flick@pillsbury.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network The CW
Nielsen DMA Birmingham (Ann and Tusc)
Web Home Page Address www.wtto21.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 3.5
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: 6.5
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (4/7/19-6/30/19)
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 program the hosts guide a featured family on adventures, as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. Episodes feature families embarking on interactive voyages with immersive learning experiences, discovering unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. The featured families in the program learn the importance of spending time with family, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. From this program, children will 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. This program aired on the stations second digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays and Tuesdays at 10am (4/1/19-6/24/19)
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays, pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program aired on the stations third digital stream channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled crafts persons as they renovate and restore homes. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 showcases the stories of men and women braving natural disasters with one goal: to rescue the victims and help restore their lives. Hosted by meteorologist Ginger Zee, Rescue heroes will guide viewers through fascinating weather events while delivering unique takeaways into the causes of many kinds of disasters, as well as how we can properly prepare for them, and collectively overcome them. Each week, viewers will witness first-hand the worst of nature but the best of humanity. Rescue Heroes will take audiences on a journey where 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. This program aired on the stations second digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 follows veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London. Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 10am (4/3/19-6/26/19)
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 educational and informational program is hosted by animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, Tim Faulkner. Viewers can watch and learn as Tim showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will gain a better understanding of wildlife as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. This program aired on the stations third digital stream channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays & Fridays 10am (4/4/19-6/28/19)
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. Airs on "main digital stream channel 17.3".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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. 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. This series 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. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, the responsibilities of pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, viewers will observe a family who visits a shelter and make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program will air on the stations second digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am (4/7/19-6/30/19)
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 program is an educational nature program, which provides viewers the opportunity to explore wild animals up close, particularly the various animals throughout Africa. Children will have the opportunity to observe the various animals in their natural habitat and will learn about the struggle for survival of Africa's most iconic animal species. Episode examples include the migration of wildebeests, lions on the Serengeti plains, and threats to elephants. Airs on "main digital stream channel 17.3".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (4/7/19-6/30/19)
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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 educational series hosted by Alie Ward, brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on innovators from the United States and around the world. The show focuses on the visions of innovators young and old and educates on the history and process of invention and innovation. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 program features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program will air on the station's second digital stream channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for Souls Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (4/6/19-6/29/19)
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 program shows everyday people, regardless of age, sex, occupation or education, stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness in order to refine their own moral compass. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
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 Serena Nicholson
Address 800 Concourse Parkway Suite 200
City Birmingham
State AL
Zip 35244
Telephone Number (205) 403-3350
Email Address slnicholson@cunninghambroadcasting.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. During the 2nd quarter of 2019, WDBB aired in excess of 2,000 public service announcements. These PSA's aired daily. Some of the various announcements included Bully prevention, Child Car Safety, Arbor day Forest, Adopt U.S.Kids, Take me fishing, etc. ADOPT-A-SCHOOL WDBB is involved in the Adopt-a-School partners in education program. WDBB acts as a business partner to Princeton Alternative School. In this program, WDBB does volunteer work at Princeton such as reading to individual classes, teaching through incentives, awarding outstanding students and teachers with awards certificates and gifts, and sponsoring reading and attendance contests for each grading period.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays and Tuesdays 10am (7/1/19-9/30/19))
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays, pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program will air on the stations second digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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. 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. This series 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. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 program features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program will air on the station's second digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am (7/7/19-9/29/19)
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10am (9/11/19-9/26/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 follows veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London. Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (7/6/19-9/7/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 program is an educational nature program, which provides viewers the opportunity to explore wild animals up close, particularly the various animals throughout Africa. Children will have the opportunity to observe the various animals in their natural habitat and will learn about the struggle for survival of Africa's most iconic animal species. Episode examples include the migration of wildebeests, lions on the Serengeti plains, and threats to elephant. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure, using action and humor to convey messages regarding keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure training, and teamwork. At the end of each episode, the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This program will air on the station's second digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 follows veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London. Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays and Fridays 10am (7/4/19-9/6/19) & Saturdays at 10am (9/14/19-9/28/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 23
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 program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, the responsibilities of pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, viewers will observe a family who visits a shelter and make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. This program will air on the station's main digital stream channel 17.1.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftspersons as they renovate and restore homes. Airs on "main digital stream" channel 17.1.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 10am (7/3/19-9/4/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 educational and informational program is hosted by animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, Tim Faulkner. Viewers can watch and learn as Tim showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will gain a better understanding of wildlife as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (7/7/19-9/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs' needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program will air on the station's third digital stream channel 17.3.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 educational series hosted by Alie Ward, brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on innovators from the United States and around the world. The show focuses on the visions of innovators young and old and educates on the history and process of invention and innovation. This program will air on the station's main digital stream channel 17.1.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title The Wild Life Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program will air on the station's main digital stream channel 17.1.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream channel 17.2.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (7/6/19-9/28/19)
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 program shows everyday people, regardless of age, sex, occupation or education, stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness in order to refine their own moral compass. This program will air on the station's main digital stream channel 17.1
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (7/7/19-9/29/19)
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 program the hosts guide a featured family on adventures, as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. Episodes feature families embarking on interactive voyages with immersive learning experiences, discovering unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. The featured families in the program learn the importance of spending time with family, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. From this program, children will 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. This program will air on the station's second digital stream channel 17.2.

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Research Director


07/08/2019

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