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

FRN:
0021268313
File Number:
0000084886
Submit Date:
10/08/2019
Call Sign:
WTVC
Facility ID:
22590
City:
CHATTANOOGA
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/08/2019
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

WTVC Licensee, LLC

Miles S. Mason

C/O Miles S. Mason, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

miles.mason@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Company

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Miles S. Mason , Esq. .

FCC Counsel

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw PIttman LLP

Miles S. Mason

1200 17th street NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Chattanooga
Web Home Page Address www.newschannel9.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30-9am
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. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital 9.3 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Oh Baby
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11AM
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. This program will take viewers on a journey around the world to meet and observe some of the most curious and captivating wild baby animals. Audiences will discover how wild animal parents of numerous species teach their babies important survival skills that help them thrive in the many changing seasons. The program will highlight a myriad of baby milestones such as birth, playing, grooming, and learning valuable life-lessons from its parents. Each week viewers will be immersed in a new environment and uncover fascinating facts about the wild baby residents and their families. This program aired on the stations main digital channel 9.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8-8:30am
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. Think Big is a kid hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the worlds most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital 9.3 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks w/ Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10am
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earths least understood resource our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 9.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8-8:30am
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how its produced. America's Heartland provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program aired on the stations tertiary digital 9.3 channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-10:30am
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. Hearts of Heroes showcases the stories of men and women braving natural disasters with one goal: to rescue the victims and help restore their lives. Hosted by meteorologist Ginger Zee, Hearts of Heroes will guide viewers through fascinating weather events while delivering unique takeaways into the causes of many kinds of disasters, as well as how we can properly prepare for them, and collectively overcome them. Each week, viewers will witness first-hand the worst of nature but the best of humanity. Hearts of Heroes will take audiences on a journey where they'll experience recent natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, wild fires, and floods. Teen viewers will learn more about the causes and science behind these events, while witnessing the heroic efforts of first responders across the nation. This program will air on the station's main digital program stream. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 9.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:30-9am
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. This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program aired on the stations tertiary digital 9.3 channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Oh Baby
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am-12N
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. This program will take viewers on a journey around the world to meet and observe some of the most curious and captivating wild baby animals. Audiences will discover how wild animal parents of numerous species teach their babies important survival skills that help them thrive in the many changing seasons. The program will highlight a myriad of baby milestones such as birth, playing, grooming, and learning valuable life-lessons from its parents. Each week, viewers will be immersed in a new environment and uncover fascinating facts about the wild baby residents and their families. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 9.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8-8:30am
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. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments asend techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital 9.3 channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30a,
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. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. . This program aired on the station's secondary channel 9.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10am
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. In this program children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program aired on the stations secondary channel 9.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30am
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. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 9.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9am
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. - Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program aired on the station's secondary channel 9.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8am
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses everyday items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This program aired on the stations secondary channel 9.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11-11:30am
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. TThis program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected, and the viewer is taken on the job to understand why the professionals love what they do; viewers may even learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed. This program aired on the stations secondary channel 9.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am-12n
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. This program features weekly educational features, such as College and You tips for choosing and getting into college and Word vocabulary skills training as well as informational features for teens reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen-appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewers academic and educational experience. This program airs on the stations main digital channel 9.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:30-9am
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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program aired on the stations tertiary digital 9.3 channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30am
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. This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This program aired on the stations secondary channel 9.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7-7:30am
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. -Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program airs on the station's secondary channel. This program aired on the station's secondary channel 9.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am-11:30am
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smithas they come face to face with nature in Americas national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide . This program airs on the stations main digital channel 9.1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Margie Scott
Address % WTVC 4279 Benton Drive
City Chattanooga
State TN
Zip 37406
Telephone Number (423) 757-7345
Email Address mscott@newschannel9.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. 1)every other Wednesday a segment airs titled Wednesdays Child during This n That at 1230pm introducing a child with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Chattanooga encouraging people to become a "big" with a child for a few hours a month 2)aired kid friendly public service announcements for adoption for foster care, children's oral health care , shelter pet adoptions and child passenger safety along with childhood obesity, kid bullying, learning what your college major can be 3) partnered with Barnes and Noble Booksellers in our community promoting reading with your child - an on air talent reads each month at the book store to children for an hour 4) each Wednesday during This n That 1230-1pm segment called - Educator of the Week - Highlighting a teacher from the Hamilton County area - 5) during 3rd quarter 2019 our weather news teams went to elementary schools in the area and talked to children about the importance of watching for severe weather and how important weather radios are for their families and on air talent went to local school to read to school age children from grades K-3rd grade 6) during 3rd quarter 2019 we had area daycare children and summer camps come to the station for tours of the station and on air people talked to the children about the various careers in broadcasting.

Other Matters (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am-12n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features weekly educational features, such as College and You tips for choosing and getting into collegen and Word vocabulary skills training, as well as informational features for teen reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen-appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewers academic and educational experience. This program will air on the stations main digital channel 9.1
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians, and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays, pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks, he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode, the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet, as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 9.1
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA- This program will air on the station's secondary channel 9.2
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This program will air on the station's secondary channel. 9.2
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular, the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures, informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments asend techniques, and the teamwork of animal rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animal development, behavior and habitats, and is also made aware of important environmental issues. This program will air on the stations tertiary 9.3 channel
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. T- This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. this program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 9.3
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program will air on the stations secondary channel 9.2
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. - This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 9.1
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. Host Philippe Cousteau grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program will air on the station's secondary channel 9.2
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. Americas Heartland provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The shows reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy.issues. This program will air on the stations tertiary 9.3 channel
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program will air on the stations secondary channel. 9.2
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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 kid hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the worlds most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program will air on the stations 9.2 channel
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION DIY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses everyday items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This program will air on the station's secondary channel 9.2
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs, and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety, and care. This program will air on the stations tertiary 9.3 channel
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. - This program features actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program interviews friends, family, and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz, and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program will air on the stations tertiary 9.3 channel
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure, using action and humor to convey messages regarding keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off preparedness procedure training, and teamwork. At the end of each episode, the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 9.1
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Oh Baby
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program will take viewers on a journey around the world to meet and observe some of the most curious and captivating wild baby animals. Audiences will discover how wild animal parents of numerous species teach their babies important survival skills that help them thrive in the many changing seasons. The program will highlight a myriad of baby milestones such as birth, playing, grooming, and learning valuable life-lessons from its parents. Each week, viewers will be immersed in a new environment and uncover fascinating facts about the wild baby residents and their families. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 9.1
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 9.1
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Oh Baby
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am-12:00n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program will take viewers on a journey around the world to meet and observe some of the most curious and captivating wild baby animals. Audiences will discover how wild animal parents of numerous species teach their babies important survival skills that help them thrive in the many changing seasons. The program will highlight a myriad of baby milestones such as birth, playing, grooming, and learning valuable life-lessons from its parents. Each week, viewers will be immersed in a new environment and uncover fascinating facts about the wild baby residents and their families. This program will air on the station's main digital channel 9.1
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected, and the viewer is taken on the job to understand why the professionals love what they do; viewers may even learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed. This program will air on the station secondary digital channel 9.2

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

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10/08/2019

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