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

FRN:
0022238810
File Number:
0000008703
Submit Date:
04/01/2016
Call Sign:
WSTR-TV
Facility ID:
11204
City:
CINCINNATI
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/05/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2016

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

DEERFIELD MEDIA (CINCINNATI) LICENSEE, LLC

Applicant

Doing Business As: DEERFIELD MEDIA (CINCINNATI) LICENSEE, LLC

1735 YORK AVENUE

#38A

NEW YORK, NY 10128

United States

+1 (212) 534-1044

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

MILES S Mason , Esq .

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 SEVENTEENTH 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 MNT
Nielsen DMA Cincinnati
Web Home Page Address www.star64.tv

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 504.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 11.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00AM-7:30AM (1/3/16-3/27/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. JACK HANNA ANIMAL ADVENTURES - Renown animal expert, Jack Hanna, travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures & various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal & their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models & pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Mr. Hanna's journeys include Alaska where he observed brown bears & the effect of declining salmon runs on the brown bear population, the Great Barrier Reef to explore its development, and to a farm for exotic animals located in Missouri where wildlife preservation & history come together. Program airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Curosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10:00AM-10:30AM and 10:30AM-11:00AM (1/1/16-3/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. CURIOSITY QUEST - This program explores what viewers are curious about. In each episode, host Joel Greene goes on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each episode takes the audience on location for a hands-on exploration to find the answer to the particular viewer's inquiry. Joel will go to the local population to get the answer, which is sometimes comical, to the question pertaining to the particular quest. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places On Earth
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH - This series takes viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks, and jaw-dropping works of nature. The history and cultures of these locations are explored to help viewers gain a better understanding of the diverse world in which they live. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00AM-8:30AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS - This program spans the globe to bring viewers fascinating stories. This series is produced with the objective to educate and inform children by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding ground in the Arctic, a safari to Africa, or the Australian Outback. Program airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. ELIZABETH STANTON'S GREAT BIG WORLD - This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. Program airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 12:00PM-12:30PM and 12:30PM-1:00PM (1/1/16-3/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. AQUA KIDS - This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans. Viewers will develop an understanding that we are "key" in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population, such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic, and toxic waters in our waterways, which can destroy the habitat and marine life, By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. STATE TO STATE - On- During this program, viewers "travel" across the United States exploring cities, amazing monuments, natural wonders, and other interesting destinations. The series presents core curriculum information about history, geography, and culture, giving viewers a fun and entertaining learning experience. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays 9:00AM-9:30AM , 9:30AM-10:00AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. ORIGINS - This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays 8:00AM-8:30AM, 8:30AM-9:00AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. 3 WIDE LIFE - This program provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 11:30AM-12:00PM (1/1/16-3/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. AWESOME ADVENTURES - Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30AM-8:00AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. CAREER DAY - This show guides young people to potential career paths. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" Program airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DRAGONFLY TV - This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. Program airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Family Style
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. FAMILY STYLE - Chef Jeff teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of their favorite dishes. Family Style also helps young viewers to retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. Some of the other features of the program are nutritional quizzes, health tips, and positive reinforcement from Chef Jeff. This program's mission is to help viewers make well-informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00AM-7:30AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD AMERICA - The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Program airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM, 11:30AM-12:00PM 1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 ATLAS - Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as the anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world, merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM-9:00AM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. ECO COMPANY - This program is hosted by teens and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. Program airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 11:00AM-11:30AM (1/1/16-3/25/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. REAL LIFE 101 - This program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help 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 secondary digital channel 64.4
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00PM-12:30PM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ON THE SPOT - This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum. Eric focuses on questions about any of the following topics - geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music, and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps, to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM, 12:30PM-1:00PM (1/2/16-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SAFARI TRACKS - This program is an exciting and entertaining series which takes viewers on location to explore the magnificent and immense world of Africa's animals. Ushaka, a young South African host, takes the viewer from the brushlands of the Savanna to the great Okavango, and from the greatest game reserves to the most remote beaches of Madagascar, and more. The viewer will see everything from rare African birds to "creepy crawlers", to animal babies interacting with their mothers and siblings. The viewer will learn about life science as well as biological facts, which will educate the viewer about the natural activities of a species as well as its environment, the need for wildlife conservation, and how to better support the protection of endangered species. This program aired on secondary digital channel 64.2.
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 Scott Denney
Address 1906 Highland Avenue
City Cincinnati
State OH
Zip 45219
Telephone Number (513) 841-4648
Email Address sadenney@deerfieldmediainc.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. WSTR strives to assist the community by airing a variety of programs in standard program lengths which provide educational and informational needs of children. We believe these programs are of value to the community. During the past quarter, WSTR aired numerous public service announcements (PSAs) targeted to the 16 and under audience, including PSAs provided by the Ad Council and Drug Free America. Our general audience programs which serve children 16 years of age and under include our local news which airs Mon-Fri 7-8am and Mon-Sun 10-10:30pm. WSTR/Star64 also airs a local community affairs program, "Cincinnati Issues" every Sunday at 6:30am. This program features local community leaders discussing a variety or topics that affect our viewers, including children 16 years of age and under.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM
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. STATE TO STATE - On- During this program, viewers "travel" across the United States exploring cities, amazing monuments, natural wonders, and other interesting destinations. The series presents core curriculum information about history, geography, and culture, giving viewers a fun and entertaining learning experience. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.2.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 11:00AM-11:30AM
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. REAL LIFE 101 - 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 secondard digital channel 64.4.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM , 11:30AM-12:00PM
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 ATLAS - Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as the anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world, merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.2.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 11:30AM-12:00PM
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. AWESOME ADVENTURE - Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.4.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays 9:00AM-9:30AM, 9:30AM-10:00AM
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. ORIGINS - This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.3.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays 8:00AM-8:30AM, 8:30AM-9:00AM
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. 3 WIDE LIFE - This program provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.3.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10:00AM-10:30AM, 10:30AM-11:00AM
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. CURIOSITY QUEST - This program explores what viewers are curious about. In each episode, host Joel Greene goes on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each episode takes the audience on location for a hands-on exploration to find the answer to the particular viewer's inquiry. Joel will go to the local population to get the answer, which is sometimes comical, to the question pertaining to the particular quest. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.4.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS - This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the artic, a safari in Africa, or the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic, unique animal or an animal that can be found locally. Program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM-9:30AM
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. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. Program to air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00PM-12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ON THE SPOT - This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum. Eric focuses on questions about any of the following topics - geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music, and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps, to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.2.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places On Earth
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM
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. THE COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH - This series takes viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks, and jaw-dropping works of nature. The history and cultures of these locations are explored to help viewers gain a better understanding of the diverse world in which they live. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.2.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. ECO COMPANY - This program is hosted by teens and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. Program to air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM, 12:30PM-1:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SAFARI TRACKS - This program is an exciting and entertaining series which takes viewers on location to explore the magnificent and immense world of Africa's animals. Ushaka, a young South African host, takes the viewer from the brushlands of the Savanna to the great Okavango, and from the greatest game reserves to the most remote beaches of Madagascar, and more. The viewer will see everything from rare African birds to "creepy crawlers", to animal babies interacting with their mothers and siblings. The viewer will learn about life science as well as biological facts, which will educate the viewer about the natural activities of a species as well as its environment, the need for wildlife conservation, and how to better support the protection of endangered species. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.2.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM-10:00AM
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. ELIZABETH STANTON'S GREAT BIG WORLD - This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. Program to air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. This show guides young people to potential career paths. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" Program to air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment, Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Program to air on main digital stream.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 12:00PM-12:30PM, 12:30PM-1:00PM
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. AQUA KIDS - This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers, and oceans. Viewers will develop an understanding that we are "key" in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population, such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic, and toxic waste in our waterways, which can destroy the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.4.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Family Style
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM
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. FAMILY STYLE - Chef Jeff teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of their favorite dishes. Family Style also helps young viewers to retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. Some of the other features of the program are nutritional quizzes, health tips, and positive reinforcement from Chef Jeff. This program's mission is to help viewers make well-informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health. This program will air on the secondard digital channel 64.2.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. Renown animal expert, Jack Hanna, travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures & various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal & their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models & pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Mr. Hanna's journeys include Alaska where he observed brown bears & the effect of declining salmon runs on the brown bear population, the Great Barrier Reef to explore its development, and to a farm for exotic animals located in Missouri where wildlife preservation & history come together. Program to air on main digital stream.

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04/01/2016

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