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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
0000014952
Submit Date:
11/14/2016
Call Sign:
WFTS-TV
Facility ID:
64588
City:
TAMPA
State:
FL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
11/14/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2016

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

SCRIPPS MEDIA, INC.

Doing Business As: SCRIPPS MEDIA, INC.

David Giles

312 WALNUT STREET

28TH FLOOR

CINCINNATI, OH 45202

United States

+1 (513) 977-3000

DAVE.GILES@SCRIPPS.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

KENNETH C. HOWARD , JR .

BAKER & HOSTETLER LLP

1050 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW

SUITE 1100

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 861-1580

KHOWARD@BAKERLAW.COM

Legal Representative

BENJAMIN PIDEK, P.E.

CONSULTING ENGINEER

MID-STATE CONSULTANTS

PO Box 430

LENNON, MI 48449

United States

+1 (810) 621-5656

BPIDEK@MSCON.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Tampa-St. Pete (Sarasota)
Web Home Page Address www.abcactionnews.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 5.9
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-11:00-11:30AM (airs on station D3 channel)
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 series features stories on the environment and explores solutions to making planet earth greener. Stories range from how solar power is helping African villagers to using hydrogen cars to monitoring greenhouse gases. The series expands a teenager viewer's knowledge of the environment and how other people around the world are dealing with such issues as pollution and other environmental problems. At the same time, the series examines current and future eco-friendly ideas and practices. LIVING GREENER is educational, informative and entertaining, while providing teen viewers with specific examples of showing how people from various places are trying to live greener.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Uncaged
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-11:30AM-12:00PM (airs on station D3 Channel)
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. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's mean to be - Uncaged.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1:00PM (airs on station D2 channel - LAFF)
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. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Born to Explore with Richard Wiese
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-12:30-1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Developed and produced for 13-16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on the globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man made treasures.
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 Born to Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled 09/11/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled 09/04/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled 09/25/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore with Richard Wiese
List date and time rescheduled 09/18/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday-10:30-11:00AM (airs on station D2 channel - LAFF)
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. SWAP TV features two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode promotes good social values and respect. The series teaches youth about compassion, understanding and acceptance of others. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM-12:00PM (thru 9/3/16) (airs on station D2 Channel - LAFF)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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 Outtakes host Marsha Paunce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdon.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-12:00 Noon-12:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 in 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.
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 Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/11/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/04/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/25/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/18/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-10:00-10:30AM (airs on station D3 Channel)
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. Future Phenoms provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-10:30-11:00AM (airs on station D3 Channel)
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 is a lighting fast game of entertaining trivia from different categories, including: untold history, globetrotting, origins, supernatural, in sickness and in health, myths, now and then, record setters, mad science and bad ideas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-12:30-1:00PM (airs on station D3 channel)
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. Future Phenoms provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-10:30-11:00 AM ET
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. This half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond, showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30PM (airs on station D2 channel - LAFF)
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. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronical the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-11:00-11:30 AM ET
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. This weekly half-hour series, Sea Rescue features the rescue rehabilitation and in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit, rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday-10-10:30AM (airs on station D2 Channel - LAFF)
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. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronical the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Make Television
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday-11-11:30AM (airs on station D2 channel - LAFF)
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. Make Television is a "do it yourself" series for a new generation that encourages critical thinking. The show celebrates the inventors, artists and just plain every day folks who mix new and old technology to create new marvels. The program highlights the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. It allows teen viewers to see the various innovative ways people are producing new inventions, emphasizing practical engineering applications. In each episode, viewers can see how simple everyday items can be transformed for new and exciting uses, taking objects destined for the garbage and up-cycling them for a whole new purpose. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-10:00-10:30 AM ET
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers ages 13-16, as well as the whole family. Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-11:30 AM-12:00 Noon ET
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. This weekly half-hour series is produced for ages 13-16, and follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-12:00-12:30PM (airs on station D3 Channel)
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. Ocean Mysteries offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Reluctantly Healthy (airs on D2 channel - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 11:30AM-12:00PM (9/10-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RELUCTANTLY HEALTHY features Judy Greer's unique perspective on trying to live a healthy life, and is based on her long-running Yahoo! series of the same name, exploring a wide range of subjects, from eating healthy meals to exercise trends. Healthy eating and recipes, fun and easy ways to incorporate daily exercise, and interesting and new activities that the whole family can enjoy are featured in this live action television program. Whether it be constant travel, working long hours, multiple after school activities, or the perceived notion of not having time to focus on nutritious food choices, host Judy Greer and her team of experts will show families and viewers how to stay healthy on-the-go. Judy shows how it's easy to stay happy and healthy through exercise and eating well. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673?

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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 Mary Beth Hale
Address 4045 North Himes Avenue
City Tampa
State FL
Zip 33607
Telephone Number (813) 354-2802
Email Address mhale@wfts.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-10:00-10:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers ages 13-16, as well as the whole family. Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday-11-11:30AM (airs on D2 Channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. OUTBACK ADVENTURES is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. While the shows are exciting, Faulkner always tempers his sense of adventure with respect for boundaries and safety, especially around animals. The program contains important messages about environmental stewardship while fostering a fascination with the outdoor world. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-10:30-11:00AM (airs on D3 Channel
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00-12:30PM (airs on D2 Channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in FOOD FOR THOUGHT. Each episode informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16-year-old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. Clare shops for her ingredients and shows viewers how to look for good buys. She also explains what the essentials are for a beginner kitchen. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-12:30-1:00PM (airs on D3 Channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Reluctantly Healthy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday-11:30AM-12PM (airs on D2 Channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. RELUCTANTLY HEALTHY features Judy Greer's unique perspective on trying to live a healthy life, and is based on her long-running Yahoo! series of the same name, exploring a wide range of subjects, from eating healthy meals to exercise trends. Healthy eating and recipes, fun and easy ways to incorporate daily exercise, and interesting and new activities that the whole family can enjoy are featured in this live action television program. Whether it be constant travel, working long hours, multiple after school activities, or the perceived notion of not having time to focus on nutritious food choices, host Judy Greer and her team of experts will show families and viewers how to stay healthy on-the-go. Judy shows how it's easy to stay happy and healthy through exercise and eating well. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-10:00-10:30AM (airs on D3 Channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Food For Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1:00PM (airs on D2 Channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in FOOD FOR THOUGHT. Each episode informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16-year-old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. Clare shops for her ingredients and shows viewers how to look for good buys. She also explains what the essentials are for a beginner kitchen. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-10:30-11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Produced for viewers age 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed fo visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-11:30 AM-12:00 Noon ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 weekly half-hour series is produced for ages 13-16, and follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday-10-10:30AM (airs on D2 Channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Jack conveys a sense of hand-on, experiential learning that is essential to a positive learning process. His enthusiasm for the animals is contagious and his content is informative without the audience feeling that they are being "taught." The show offers its young audience the opportunity to understand our environment, particularly the delicate balance between nature and development. As a result, viewers can develop the ability to make decisions on environmental issues and take responsible action on behalf of the environment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-11:00-11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 weekly half-hour series, Sea Rescue features the rescue rehabilitation and in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit, rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday-10:30-11:00AM (airs on D2 channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. OUTBACK ADVENTURES is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. While the shows are exciting, Faulkner always tempers his sense of adventure with respect for boundaries and safety, especially around animals. The program contains important messages about environmental stewardship while fostering a fascination with the outdoor world. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr Experience
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-11:00-11:30AM (airs on D3 Channel
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Herpetologist Dr. Brady Barr has traveled to five c, worked with hundreds of scientists and has gotten up close and personal with some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. Brady Barr has made it is life's work to study and protect some of the worlds' most dangerous and endangered land animals. Viewers will go behind the scenes with Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wildlife and animal conservation.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-12:00-12:30PM (airs on D3 Channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-11:30AM-12:00PM (airs on D3 Channel)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-12:30-1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. OUTBACK ADVENTURES is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. While the shows are exciting, Faulkner always tempers his sense of adventure with respect for boundaries and safety, especially around animals. The program contains important messages about environmental stewardship while fostering a fascination with the outdoor world. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-12:00 Noon-12:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. 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 in 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.

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

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

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

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

Nick Nicholson

Vice President/General Manager


11/14/2016

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Exhibit to amended 2016-Q3 children's program reports re LAFF.pdf Applicant Amendment This amendment corrects an error. As explained in the exhibit, one “core” program was aired three times without the E/I symbol, and it has been reclassified as non-core programming. Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion