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

FRN:
0007580152
File Number:
0000077302
Submit Date:
07/10/2019
Call Sign:
WDPN-TV
Facility ID:
1283
City:
WILMINGTON
State:
DE
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2019
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

MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.

Doing Business As: WDPN (Formally KJWP)

Barry Fisher

300 East Rock Rd.

Allentown, PA 18103

United States

+1 (610) 798-4000

barryf@wfmz.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

David D. Oxenford , ESQ. .

ATTORNEY

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

1800 M St., NW

Ste 800N

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 783-4141

DOXENFORD@WBKLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Larry Harlan Will , PE .

CONSULTING ENGINEER

Sole Proprietor

1055 Powderhorn Dr.

Glen Mills, PA 19342

United States

+1 (610) 399-1826

lhwill@verizon.net

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MeTV
Nielsen DMA Philadelphia
Web Home Page Address https://metv2.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 840.0
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: 21.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(27)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 12PM - RTV 2.5
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 Rescue showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contains actual video of rescues. The show includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitat. It also promotes good social responsibility and promotes strong personal and community values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 27) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12PM - Escape 2.3
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provides important information about each animal's living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. In one episode, viewers learn about the unique relationship between a cheetah and a dog. Another episode spotlights the various eating habits of different animals. Wild Wonders is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 27) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 12:30PM - RTV 2.5
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. Think Big is a television series that shows a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles while combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10AM & 12:30PM - Escape 2.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 27) Response
Program Title Skooled
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9:30AM - H&I 2.4
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. Kids will be kids but for eight days five energetic teens get a shot at being adults when they trade places with their teachers in this ultimate role reversal reality show. Over eight days, the adults will learn anything the kids feel is important like Phyz Ed, Issues, Life Skillz, Rock Skool and Psych. But while the adults remember just how hard it can be to be a student, the kids get a taste of their own medicine when they realize there might be more to teaching than they thought.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 27) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10:00 AM - RTV 2.5
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children featuring the lovable and talented Courtney Campbell and her family of fun loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D., her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting, a cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 27) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12:30PM - Grit 2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 in to 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 unusual coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10, 10:30, 11 & 11:30AM - MeTV2 2.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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. SAVED BY THE BELL features six enterprising, adventurous teenage students with inventive schemes and mischievous dreams. The series follows the teens throughout their fun-filled days at Bayside school and their antic-filled nights at their favorite hangout, The Max. Told from the kids' point of view, the series presents the conflicts and chuckles that teen romances inevitably deliver. Show themes deal with topical issues like peer pressure, self esteem, tolerance and acceptance. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Classics
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10 & 10:30AM - Decades 2.6
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its programming content, including safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility, and promoting strong personal and community values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 27) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9AM - H&I 2.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the United States from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 27) Response
Program Title Walking Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30AM - Escape 2.3, SUN 10:30AM - H&I 2.4
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The series also looks at the efforts of the dedicated people who look after these spectacular animals. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12 & 12:30PM - Decades 2.6
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing Cold Cases is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 27) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9 & 9:30AM - MeTV2 2.1
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. Science Guy Bill Nye entertains and engages children while teaching fairly sophisticated scientific concepts. Program segments include lab experiments, video field trips and informative visits. Episodes focus on inventions, the human body, human and animal communication, computers, rivers and streams and nutrition.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 27) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7:30AM - H&I 2.4
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. Award-winning teen host Elizabeth Stanton is joined by her celebrity friends on her reality series Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World as they embark on an expedition around the world and in the U.S. to experience different cultures and exciting adventures! At each destination Elizabeth and friends will learn about the country's people, customs, specific needs and will lend a helping hand wherever it's needed - from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to delivering hearing aids to the villagers of Vietnamese neighborhoods who have experienced a high rate of deafness and hearing loss.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 27) Response
Program Title Real Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8AM - H& I 2.4
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. The show focuses on careers such as doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, mechanics and Lipizzaner stallion trainers. See for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 27) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30AM & 12PM - Grit 2.2
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. 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 (17 of 27) Response
Program Title Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10AM - H&I 2.4
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 show is an educational and informative program that takes young viewers on a journey of making television shows.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Animal Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8AM H&I 2.4
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 27) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 11 & 11:30AM - H&I 2.4
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 27) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8:30AM - H&I 2.4, SUN 11:30AM - RTV 2.5
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. Biz Kid$ is a show that provides practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own business. This program assists teens with learning how to properly manage money, create budgets and financial goals. These are important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 27) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7AM H&I 2.4, SUN 10:30AM - RTV 2.5
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. Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10 & 10:30AM - Grit 2.2
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. 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 (23 of 27) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11AM - Grit 2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. Oceans 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 areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 27) Response
Program Title Better Planet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10:30 & 11AM - Escape 2.3
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem..
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 27) Response
Program Title America's Heartland Classic
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11AM & 11:30AM - Decades 2.6
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. America's Heartland serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about farming and feeding the world. Students are presented with fascinating stories and introduced to exceptional individuals who operate family farms through America's heartland.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Science
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30AM - H&I 2.4
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. How can a Cheetah run 60 miles/hour? Why does a Blue Whale consume 1.5 billion calories (7,000 pounds of food) per day? How can a hippo walk under water? These are the types of questions and stories that will be answered on ANIMAL SCIENCE, a thoroughly entertaining and unique animal show. We just don't show you animal behavior, we tell you WHY AND HOW animals behave the way they do, through the use of advanced graphics and 3D animations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (27 of 27) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 11AM - RTV 2.5
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. Dog Tales showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
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 Barry Fisher
Address 300 E Rock Rd.
City Allentown
State PA
Zip 18103
Telephone Number (610) 798-4084
Email Address barry.fisher@metv2.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.

Other Matters (27)

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Other Matters (1 of 27) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT12PM - Escape 2.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provides important information about each animal's living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. In one episode, viewers learn about the unique relationship between a cheetah and a dog. Another episode spotlights the various eating habits of different animals. Wild Wonders is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (2 of 27) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9AM - H&I 2.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the US from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (3 of 27) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7:30AM - H&I 2.4
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. Award-winning teen host Elizabeth Stanton is joined by her celebrity friends on her reality series Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World as they embark on an expedition around the world and in the U.S. to experience different cultures and exciting adventures! At each destination Elizabeth and friends will learn about the country's people, customs, specific needs and will lend a helping hand wherever it's needed - from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to delivering hearing aids to the villagers of Vietnamese neighborhoods who have experienced a high rate of deafness and hearing loss.
Other Matters (4 of 27) Response
Program Title America's Heartland Classics
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11 &11:30AM - Decades 2.6
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. America's Heartland serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about farming and feeding the world. Students are presented with fascinating stories and introduced to exceptional individuals who operate family farms through America's heartland.
Other Matters (5 of 27) Response
Program Title Skooled
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9:30AM - H&I 2.4
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. Teenagers are experts at being teenagers. Teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, filmmaking and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series.
Other Matters (6 of 27) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 11AM - RTV 2.5
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. Dog Tales showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Other Matters (7 of 27) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 9 & 9:30 - MeTV2 2.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Other Matters (8 of 27) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 11 & 11:30AM - H&I 2.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (9 of 27) Response
Program Title Better Planet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT10:30 & 11AM - Escape 2.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem.
Other Matters (10 of 27) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:00AM - Grit 2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Oceans 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 areas natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (11 of 27) Response
Program Title Real Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8AM - H&I 2.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. The show focuses on careers such as doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, mechanics and Lipizzaner stallion trainers. See for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed.
Other Matters (12 of 27) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12:30PM - Grit 2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps in to 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 unusual 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 (13 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8AM - H&I 2.4
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (14 of 27) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10AM - RTV 2.5
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children featuring the lovable and talented Courtney Campbell and her family of fun loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D., her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting, a cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories.
Other Matters (15 of 27) Response
Program Title Walking Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30AM - Escape 2.3, SUN 10:30AM - H&I 2.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The series also looks at the efforts of the dedicated people who look after these spectacular animals. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (16 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12 & 12:30PM - Decades 2.6
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing Cold Cases is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Other Matters (17 of 27) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 8:30AM - H&I 2.4, SUN 11:30AM - RTV 2.5
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$ is a show that provides practical advice and information on a wide variety of financial business and monetary topics. The episodes include teens starting their own business. This program assists teens with learning how to properly manage money, create budgets and financial goals. These are important steps in learning to become responsible adults and citizens.
Other Matters (18 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Classics
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10 & 10:30AM - Decades 2.6
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its programming content, including safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility, and promoting strong personal and community values.
Other Matters (19 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10AM & 12:30PM - Escape 2.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (20 of 27) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 12:30PM - RTV 2.5
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. Think Big is a television series that shows a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles while combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (21 of 27) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30AM & 12PM - Grit 2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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.
Other Matters (22 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Science
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8:30AM - H&I 2.4
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. How can a Cheetah run 60 miles/hour? Why does a Blue Whale consume 1.5 billion calories (7,000 pounds of food) per day? How can a hippo walk under water? These are the types of questions and stories that will be answered on ANIMAL SCIENCE, a thoroughly entertaining and unique animal show. We just don't show you animal behavior, we tell you WHY AND HOW animals behave the way they do, through the use of advanced graphics and 3D animations.
Other Matters (23 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 12PM - RTV 2.5
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 Rescue showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contains actual video of rescues. The show includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitat. It also promotes good social responsibility and promotes strong personal and community values.
Other Matters (24 of 27) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7AM - H&I 2.4, SUN 10:30AM - RTV 2.5
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers.
Other Matters (25 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10 & 10:30AM - Grit 2.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (26 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10, 10:30, 11 & 11:30 AM - MeTV2 2.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. SAVED BY THE BELL features six enterprising, adventurous teenage students with inventive schemes and mischievous dreams. The series follows the teens throughout their fun-filled days at Bayside school and their antic-filled nights at their favorite hangout, The Max. Told from the kids' point of view, the series presents the conflicts and chuckles that teen romances inevitably deliver. Show themes deal with topical issues like peer pressure, self esteem, tolerance and acceptance. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (27 of 27) Response
Program Title Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 10AM - H&I 2.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAKE TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. The series features a wide variety of individuals combining their imagination with scientific principles to create an assortment engineering wonders.

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07/10/2019

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