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

FRN:
0023568751
File Number:
0000011948
Submit Date:
07/06/2016
Call Sign:
WGXA
Facility ID:
58262
City:
MACON
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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

WGXA LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WGXA LICENSEE, LLC

C/O C. HARRINGTON - PILLSBURY, 2300 N ST

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

clifford.harrington@pillsburylaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Clifford M Harrington , Esq .

FCC Counsel

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

clifford.harrington@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network DT1 FOX/DT2 ABC/DT3 COMET
Nielsen DMA Macon
Web Home Page Address www.wgxa.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 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: 7.5
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff who cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program aired on DT-2 secondary channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series 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 DT-2 secondary channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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, or 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 adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. 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 DT-2 secondary channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 05/01/2016 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to the viewers the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Also, each episode features a "Did you know?" segment, that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards. This program aired on main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as 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 main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Born to Explore with Richard Wiese
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Richard Wiese takes the viewer on globetrotting adventures. In this program Richard Wiese goes to places around the world and meets the people who inhabit the area. Through his travels whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, investigates why people live at the base of an active volcano or travels down the Nile River, the viewers are brought along to the places and people of the world who form our diverse cultures and thereby gives a better understanding why we are different and yet the same. This program aired on DT-2 secondary channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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, the animals at a safari in Africa or at a visit to 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. This program aired on main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title 3 WIDE LIFE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 800-830am, 830-9am/Sundays 800-830a,830-900a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 DT-3 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventure
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This programs 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 main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits rescue and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program aired on DT-2 secondary channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TThis 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. his program aired on DT-2 secondary channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Whaddyado?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program will, through dramatic reenactments, document ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interview the participants and talk to various experts who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. This program aired on main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 following the world's 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, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program aired on main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Think Big
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Think Big
List date and time rescheduled 05/07/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title ORIGINS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/Sunday 9:00am and 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 DT-3 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program aired on DT-2 secondary channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by teens and used 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. This program aired on main digital channel.
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 Robert Michael Seachman
Address 599 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
City Macon
State GA
Zip 31201
Telephone Number (412) 931-8047
Email Address mseachman@sbgtv.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. The Stations ran the following Public Service Annoucements: Recycling-:30, Shelter Pets-:10, Hunger Prevention-:30, Wildfire Prevention-:30, Text & Drive Prevention-:30, Discovering Nature-:30, Fatherhood Involvement-:30, Recycling-:15, Junior Achievement-:15, March of Dimes-:30, Childhood Obesity-:30, Reading is Fundamental-:60, Food Allergies-:60, Shriners Hospital-:30, FEMA Food Smart-:60, Asthma-:30, Minority Education-:60, Let Girls Learn-:30, San Diego Zoo-:30, Recycling-:30, Make-A-Wish Foundation-:30, Kids Oral Health-:30, Food Safety Awareness-:15, Adoption from Foster Care-:30 and Bullying Prevention-:30. Other Station Activities: 5/9/2016, Anchor, Katie Thurber, and MMJ, Brittany Collins, spoke to kids at Ingram-Pye Elementary school for career day. We let the kids do interview and live shot practices with the camera. 5/12/2016, WGXA Meteorologist, Kerri Copello, & Reporter, Brittany Collins, attended the Matilda Hartley Elementary School Career Day.

Other Matters (25)

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Other Matters (1 of 25) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (2 of 25) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program 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, the animals at a safari in Africa or at a visit to 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. This program airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (3 of 25) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (4 of 25) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (5 of 25) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's 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, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (6 of 25) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 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. 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 airs on DT-2 secondary channel.
Other Matters (7 of 25) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satudays 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (8 of 25) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 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. The program airs on DT-2 secondary channel.
Other Matters (9 of 25) Response
Program Title Whaddyado?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program will, through dramatic reenactments, document ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interview the participants and talk to various experts who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. This program airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (10 of 25) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. "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 airs on DT-2 secondary channel.
Other Matters (11 of 25) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America??s love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They??ll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska??s remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet ?? The Grand Teton in Wyoming??s Grand Teton National Park. This program airs on DT-2 secondary channel.
Other Matters (12 of 25) Response
Program Title 3 WIDE LIFE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 800-830am, 830-9am/Sundays 800-830a,830-900a
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. 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 DT-3 channel.
Other Matters (13 of 25) Response
Program Title XPLORATION FABLAB
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 in this program consists of multiple, short-story segments based on a central topic. Episodes will focus on a relevant global issue and what's being done to solve it. Using real-live examples, FabLab illustrates how all the STEM disciplines work together to improve our lives and make the world better. Episode examples include middle school and high school students using science to make a difference in their communities' health and safety by reducing food waste, and with a tiny home design to help solve homelessness. This program airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (14 of 25) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by teens and used 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. This program airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (15 of 25) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits rescue and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program airs on DT-2 secondary channel.
Other Matters (16 of 25) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The host and two different teens travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. The program is designed to educate, inform and entertain the viewer about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its 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 airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (17 of 25) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 900-930am, 930-10am/Sundays 900-930a,930-1000a
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. 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 DT-3 channel.
Other Matters (18 of 25) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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 airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (19 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Life science, biological science, photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as 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 airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (20 of 25) Response
Program Title Born to Explore with Richard Wiese
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 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. Richard Wiese takes the viewer on globetrotting adventures. In this program Richard Wiese goes to places around the world and meets the people who inhabit the area. Through his travels whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, investigates why people live at the base of an active volcano or travels down the Nile River, the viewers are brought along to the places and people of the world who form our diverse cultures and thereby gives a better understanding why we are different and yet the same. This program airs on DT-2 secondary channel.
Other Matters (21 of 25) Response
Program Title XPLORATION DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (22 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to the viewers the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Also, each episode features a "Did you know?" segment, that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards. This program airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (23 of 25) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on main digital channel.
Other Matters (24 of 25) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 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. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff who cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program airs on DT-2 secondary channel.
Other Matters (25 of 25) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chooses a region, or 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 adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program airs on DT-2 secondary channel.

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07/06/2016

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