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

FRN:
0024972390
File Number:
0000084321
Submit Date:
10/07/2019
Call Sign:
WKOW
Facility ID:
64545
City:
MADISON
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/07/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

WKOW LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: WKOW LICENSE, LLC

Brady Dreasler

P.O. BOX 909

QUINCY, IL 62306

United States

+1 (217) 223-5100

bdreasler@quincymedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC,MeTV,Decades, Court TV, Justice
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address www.wkow.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 3.95
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 672.0
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: 13.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00AM-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY BRINGS HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE TO KIDS OF ALL AGES AS HE TEACHES THEM THE BASICS OF ECOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSICS IN AN EASY TO UNDERSTAND YET ENTERTAINING MANNER.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00AM-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 Hannah, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,''tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title America's Heartland E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 producers and reporters bring viewers compelling stories about farm families, agricultural technology, consumer issues, animal welfare, environmental concerns, organic farming, and crop sustainability. America's Heartland has traveled to China, Egypt, Morocco, and Taiwan to demonstrate the impact that American agriculture has on the global economy. As the only nationally broadcast of its kind, America's Heartland strives to give viewers a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing modern agriculture today.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30AM-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY BRINGS HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE TO KIDS OF ALL AGES AS HE TEACHES THEM THE BASICS OF ECOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSICS IN AN EASY TO UNDERSTAND YET ENTERTAINING MANNER.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues. .
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the 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 (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30AM-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. BEAKMANS WORLD FEATURES AN ECCENTRIC SCIENTIST AND HIS COMPANIONS USE EXPERIMENTS, INTERVIEWS, AND ANIMATION IN RESPONSE TO VIEWER QUESTIONS, IN ORDER TO ILLUSTRATE VARIOUS SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00AM-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animals facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/2019 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 09/08/2019 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 09/15/2019 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannah Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 08/10/2019 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Tales E/I (27.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00- 10:30-11:00 AM CT, 11:00-11:30 AM CT, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 44
Total times aired 44
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 educates children about all types of dogs and showcases professional and non-professional people helping and caring for dogs as well as learning the responsibilities of dog ownership. By promotion compassionate behavior towards dogs, the show provides young viewers with a positive message about mans best friend and how they are a major part of the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title America' Heartland E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 producers and reporters bring viewers compelling stories about farm families, agricultural technology, consumer issues, animal welfare, environmental concerns, organic farming, and crop sustainability. America's Heartland has traveled to China, Egypt, Morocco, and Taiwan to demonstrate the impact that American agriculture has on the global economy. As the only nationally broadcast of its kind, America's Heartland strives to give viewers a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing modern agriculture today.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM-9:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, audiences embark on an epic journey, sailing aboard cruise ships to discover thrilling adventure experiences in remarkable port destinations. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he immerses audiences in its natural wonders. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, audiences join Jeff for the adventure of a lifetime, inspiring the explorer in all of us.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue E/I (27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Hearts of Heroes is a live action half hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hearts of Heroes showcases the stories of men and women braving natural disasters with one goal: to rescue the victims and restore their lives. Hosted by the meteorologist Ginger Zee, Hearts of Heroes will guide viewers through fascinating weather events while delivering unique takeaways into the causes of many kinds of disasters, as well as how we can prepare for them and collectively overcome them. Each week viewers will witness firsthand the worst of nature but the best of humanity. Hearts of Heroes will take audiences on a journey where they'll experience recent natural disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes, wild fires, and floods. Teen viewers will learn more about the causes and science behind these events, while witnessing the heroic efforts of first responders across the nation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the 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 (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00AM-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. BEAKMANS WORLD FEATURES AN ECCENTRIC SCIENTIST AND HIS COMPANIONS USE EXPERIMENTS, INTERVIEWS, AND ANIMATION IN RESPONSE TO VIEWER QUESTIONS, IN ORDER TO ILLUSTRATE VARIOUS SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Heroes E/I (27.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00-9:30 AM CT, 9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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 series features 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. Episodes also include visits to all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals. Teenage viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9 am, 9:30 am, 10 am, 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 44
Total times aired 44
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" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other 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 (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Getting Green E/I (27.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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. Getting Green explores our global environment and promotes responsible behavior that helps to both protect the environment and save energy costs. Viewers are shown how they can become green in their daily lives, and learn from environmental experts, celebrity guests and ordinary people how green living is practical and affordable. This program is specifically designed to further the education and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. People from diverse backgrounds who have weathered unique hardships are transported to faraway places for some much needed rest and relaxation. Each trip is carefully planned to align with the location and setting choice of the family or individual, with the aim of creating a once-in-a-lifetime, unforgettable experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue: Amazing Stories E/I (27.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00 - 11:30 AM CT, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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: Amazing Stories showcases stories of actual rescues of all types of animals and focuses on dedicated individuals doing their best to care for and protect pets. The series highlights the courageous and loving people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. Each episode also instructs viewers on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. This program is specifically designed to further the education and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most awe inspiring places on earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 D. Scott is a live action half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing Open Files E/I (27.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT, 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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: Open Files focuses on the open files of actual cases of missing persons. The series provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. This program is specifically designed to further the education and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Into the Outdoors (27.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What children's program takes kids all the way from standing tree to finished paper? What kids' show invites viewers to undertand not only the "you should do it" but the "why" behind energy conservation? What boy and girl oriented onscreen entertainment acutally enlightens just as much as it entertains? Into the Outdoors. Watching an episode of Into the Outdoors makes kids want to get up and go outside to explore, discover, understand and enjoy the natural world first hand. Part science lesson, part travelogue, part exploration of the ooeey, gooey and gross, Into the Outdoors has achieved its award winning success by serving up stories that captivate kids.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Into the Outdoors
List date and time rescheduled 09/08/2019 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Into the Outdoors
List date and time rescheduled 09/15/2019 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Into the Outdoors
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/2019 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 6:30AM-7:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TWO INTREPID YOUNG REPORTERS, WITH THE HELP OF A SKEPTICAL MAGICIAN AND SCIENTIST, EXPLORE SOME OFTHE WORLDS GREATEST MYSTERIES AND MYTHS. COMBINING ONSITE REPORTING AND EXCITING ADVENTURES. MYSTERY HUNTERS USE SCIENCE AND REASONING TO TRY TO UNCOVER THE TRUTH.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 6:00AM-6:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TWO INTREPID YOUNG REPORTERS, WITH THE HELP OF A SKEPTICAL MAGICIAN AND SCIENTIST, EXPLORE SOME OFTHE WORLDS GREATEST MYSTERIES AND MYTHS. COMBINING ONSITE REPORTING AND EXCITING ADVENTURES. MYSTERY HUNTERS USE SCIENCE AND REASONING TO TRY TO UNCOVER THE TRUTH.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response

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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 Bob Goessling
Address 5727 Tokay Blvd
City Madison
State WI
Zip 53719
Telephone Number (608) 661-2770
Email Address bgoessling@wkow.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. July Madison Mallards Bobblehead nights sponsored by WKOW. WKOW sponsored 7 bobblehead nights in 2019. The first 1,000 people through the gates at the Madison Mallards baseball game received a Bobblehead from WKOW. Concerts on the Square - July - August All month long WKOW sponsored Wednesday concerts on the Square. These are free concerts by the Madison Symphony Orchestra and available to people of all ages. Art Fair on the Square sponsored by WKOW July 13 14 Its rated as one the best in America. Kids are front and center at Art Fair on the Square Kids Area. Games, contests, and art projects galore include Art Project Tent, Face painting, Hula Hoop contest, Toddler area, Bouncy tent and petting zoo. MDA Freedom Ride sponsored by WKOW July 14 Hundreds of riders on a ride to benefit children with the Muscular Dystrophy. This year we raised over $100,000 dollars. Opera in the Park sponsored and emceed by WKOW July 20 Opera in the Park is a free community event perfect for audiences of all ages. WKOW sponsors and provides an emcee for the event. Capital City Run Walk July 27 WKOW emceed this annual event that benefits the National Kidney Foundation. With over 1,000 participants this event brings transplant recipients, living donors and donor families together to celebrate the gift of life. Waunafest Parade July 28 WKOW participated in the Waunafest parade and hosted the live community channel broadcast. Anchors and Reporters handed out candy to thousands of people. August American Heart Association Heart Walk Rock county sponsored by WKOW August 25 Hundreds of walkers participated to benefit children and adults with heart disease. WKOW sponsors this event. Taste of Madison sponsored by WKOW Madisons annual Labor Day weekend celebration, with hundreds of food booths and entertainment for all ages. $60,000 was raised throughout the weekend that goes to 49 different nonprofit and charities in the area. September Safe Harbor Labor Day Dash September 2 Sponsored by WKOW this run benefits Safe Harbor, which provides a safe and child friendly environment for forensic interviews for children and their families. Salvation Army Taste of the South sponsored by WKOW September 12 This evening of live music, southern style food and silent auction benefits Salvation Army in support for shelter services for women and children in need. WKOW helped raise over $60,000. Rhumba 4 Rainbow September 13 WKOW anchor Rebecca Ribley learned how to ballroom dance over the course of three months. At the event she danced her heart out in a celebrity challenge all in support of preventing child abuse and end domestic violence. Farm Aid Telethon sponsored by WKOW September 20 WKOW along with our stations in Wausau, Eau Claire, LaCrosse and Duluth and Farm Aid conducted telethon to help raise funds for farms in the upper Midwest. Wisconsin farmers and their families have been hit hard and the future of family farming remains in jeopardy. Together we helped raise $42,000.

Other Matters (27)

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Other Matters (1 of 27) Response
Program Title American Heartland E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. America's Heartland producers and reporters bring viewers compelling stories about farm families, agricultural technology, consumer issues, animal welfare, environmental concerns, organic farming, and crop sustainability. America's Heartland has traveled to China, Egypt, Morocco, and Taiwan to demonstrate the impact that American agriculture has on the global economy. As the only nationally broadcast of its kind, America's Heartland strives to give viewers a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing modern agriculture today.
Other Matters (2 of 27) Response
Program Title Getting Green E/I (27.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT, 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Getting Green explores our global environment and promotes responsible behavior that helps to both protect the environment and save energy costs. Viewers are shown how they can become green in their daily lives, and learn from environmental experts, celebrity guests and ordinary people how green living is practical and affordable. This program is specifically designed to further the education and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Other Matters (4 of 27) Response
Program Title Oh Baby (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming.
Other Matters (5 of 27) Response
Program Title Dog Tales E/I (27.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT, 10:30-11:00 AM CT, 11:00-1:30 AM CT, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM CT
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. Dog Tales educates children about all types of dogs and showcases professional and non-professional people helping and caring for dogs as well as learning the responsibilities of dog ownership. By promotion compassionate behavior towards dogs, the show provides young viewers with a positive message about mans best friend and how they are a major part of the world.
Other Matters (6 of 27) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00AM-7:30AM
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. BEAKMANS WORLD FEATURES AN ECCENTRIC SCIENTIST AND HIS COMPANIONS USE EXPERIMENTS, INTERVIEWS, AND ANIMATION IN RESPONSE TO VIEWER QUESTIONS, IN ORDER TO ILLUSTRATE VARIOUS SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS.
Other Matters (7 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (8 of 27) Response
Program Title Into the Outdoors (27.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30AM-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What children's program takes kids all the way from standing tree to finished paper? What kids' show invites viewers to undertand not only the "you should do it" but the "why" behind energy conservation? What boy and girl oriented onscreen entertainment acutally enlightens just as much as it entertains? Into the Outdoors. Watching an episode of Into the Outdoors makes kids want to get up and go outside to explore, discover, understand and enjoy the natural world first hand. Part science lesson, part travelogue, part exploration of the ooeey, gooey and gross, Into the Outdoors has achieved its award winning success by serving up stories that captivate kids.
Other Matters (9 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing: Cold Cases E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Other Matters (10 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (11 of 27) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hearts of Heroes is a live action half hour program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Rescue Heroes showcases the stories of men and women braving natural disasters with one goal: to rescue the victims and restore their lives. Hosted by the 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 prepare for them and collectively overcome them. Each week viewers will witness firsthand the worst of nature but the best of humanity. Rescue Heroes will take audiences on a journey where they'll experience recent natural disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes, wild fires, and floods. Teen viewers will learn more about the causes and science behind these events, while witnessing the heroic efforts of first responders across the nation.
Other Matters (12 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00AM-8:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hannah, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hannah's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (13 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00AM- 9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (14 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue Heroes E/I (27.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT, 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series features 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. Episodes also include visits to all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals. Teenage viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the world.
Other Matters (15 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues.
Other Matters (16 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue: Amazing Stories E/I (27.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 AM CT, 11:30 AM-12:00 CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue: Amazing Stories showcases stories of actual rescues of all types of animals and focuses on dedicated individuals doing their best to care for and protect pets. The series highlights the courageous and loving people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. Each episode also instructs viewers on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. This program is specifically designed to further the education and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 27) Response
Program Title Oh Baby (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming.
Other Matters (18 of 27) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30AM-8:00AM
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. BEAKMANS WORLD FEATURES AN ECCENTRIC SCIENTIST AND HIS COMPANIONS USE EXPERIMENTS, INTERVIEWS, AND ANIMATION IN RESPONSE TO VIEWER QUESTIONS, IN ORDER TO ILLUSTRATE VARIOUS SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS.
Other Matters (19 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour television series showcasing the heroic efforts of people helping animals. "Animal Rescue" cameras travel around the world capturing these dramatic rescues.
Other Matters (20 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing: Open Files E/I (27.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT, 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing: Open Files focuses on the open files of actual cases of missing persons. The series provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. This program is specifically designed to further the education and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (21 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. School's in session and the kids of Bayside High are back in class on MeTV! Saved by the Bell is the 1989-1993 teen classic that follows the exploits of Zack (the cool trouble maker), Kelly (the All-Americn girl), Slater (the kindhearted jock), Jessie (the brain), Screech (the nerd), Lisa (the fashionable one) and Principal Belding. Revered by a generation, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious and teen-relevant subject.
Other Matters (22 of 27) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00AM-8:30AM
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. BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY BRINGS HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE TO KIDS OF ALL AGES AS HE TEACHES THEM THE BASICS OF ECOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSICS IN AN EASY TO UNDERSTAND YET ENTERTAINING MANNER.
Other Matters (23 of 27) Response
Program Title American Heartland E/I 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. America's Heartland producers and reporters bring viewers compelling stories about farm families, agricultural technology, consumer issues, animal welfare, environmental concerns, organic farming, and crop sustainability. America's Heartland has traveled to China, Egypt, Morocco, and Taiwan to demonstrate the impact that American agriculture has on the global economy. As the only nationally broadcast of its kind, America's Heartland strives to give viewers a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing modern agriculture today.
Other Matters (24 of 27) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM-9:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, audiences embark on an epic journey, sailing aboard cruise ships to discover thrilling adventure experiences in remarkable port destinations. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he immerses audiences in its natural wonders. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, audiences join Jeff for the adventure of a lifetime, inspiring the explorer in all of us.
Other Matters (25 of 27) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30AM-9:00AM
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. BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY BRINGS HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE TO KIDS OF ALL AGES AS HE TEACHES THEM THE BASICS OF ECOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSICS IN AN EASY TO UNDERSTAND YET ENTERTAINING MANNER.
Other Matters (26 of 27) Response
Program Title Jack Hannah Into the Wild (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00AM-11:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animals facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
Other Matters (27 of 27) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most awe inspiring places on earth.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Robert Goessling

Dir. of Programming and Operations WKOW Television Inc


10/07/2019

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