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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
0000015326
Submit Date:
11/17/2016
Call Sign:
WXYZ-TV
Facility ID:
10267
City:
DETROIT
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
11/17/2016
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.

Dave 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

SUITE 1100

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 861-1580

KHOWARD@BAKERLAW.COM

Legal Representative

BENJAMIN L. 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 Detroit
Web Home Page Address www.wxyz.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: 5.5
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Swap TV (DT3 - LAFF)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30 AM-11:00 AM & 12:30-1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. SWAP TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win (DT2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM (7/2-9/3/16)and Sundays/10:00-10:30 AM ET (7/3-9/4/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
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. Nature Adventures with Terri and Todd is a nature series that educates children ages 13-16 by taking children to a unique destination in each episode to explore the scenery, history, activities, and wildlife of that area.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (DT2- Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM and 11:30 AM-12:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Awesome Adventures is a half-hour weekly teen adventure series that is shot in high definition airing 52 weeks a year. The host, as well as two different teens, travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Eco Company (DT3 - LAFF)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00 AM-10:30 AM & 12:00-12:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. A new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to capture the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. It is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity and their enthusiasm for preserving this planet they will inherit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM ET (7/2-8/20/16) & 10:30-11:00 AM ET (8/27-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings viewers face-to-face with his favorite beasts. Presented in a countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (DT2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11:00 AM ET (7/3-9/4/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
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 TV series features three different young achievers every episode who have overcome obstacles in their lives. They provide inspiration and motivation to viewers that may have gone through similar experiences. They serve as role models to fellow teens through their perseverance and by making the right choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (DT3 - LAFF)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM-12:00 PM ET (7/2-9/3/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Outtakes host Marsha Panuce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals. Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of animals such as camels, lemurs and rhinos and how they survive in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM ET (7/2-8/20/16) & 11:00-11:30 AM ET (8/27-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (DT2 - Bounce TV)
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 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is a weekly half-hour series that travels around the globe to educate viewers 13-16 about the animal kingdom. Every week viewers are given an in-depth look at many different kinds of animals, their biology and habitats, their eating and socializing habits, and much, much more. The series features an up-beat and entertaining narration over beautifully-shot animal footage from zoos and wildlife habitats all over the world. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00-12:30 PM ET (7/2-8/20/16) & Sundays/1:00-1:30PM ET (8/27-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30-1:00 PM ET (7/2-8/20/16) & Sundays/1:30-2:00PM ET (8/27-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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. 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 a 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 manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM-12:00 PM ET (7/2-8/20/16) & Sundays/12:30-1:00 PM (8/27-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 AM ET (7/2-8/20/16) & 11:30AM -12:00PM ET (8/27-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 features the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Make: Television (DT3 - LAFF)
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 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. A DIY series for a new generation. This show celebrates "makers" - the inventors, artists, geeks, and just plain everyday folks who mix new and old technology to create new-fangled marvels.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 3) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali (DT2 - Bounce-TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM ET (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. Host Laila Ali travels around the globe to take an in-depth look at the most compelling stories, inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements, and extraordinary lifestyles in sports, culture, travel, adventure, and more.
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?

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Reluctantly Healthy (DT3 - LAFF)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/11:30AM-12:00PM ET (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. The host presents encouragement and advice for people who are busy and do not always have the time to exercise and eat right, and the team of experts share tips for even the busiest people to stay happy and healthy while on-the-go.
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?

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (DT2 - Bounce-TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays/10:00-10:30 AM & 10:30-11:00 AM ET (9/10-9/24/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 6
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. The field of health is examined as people who are having a significant positive impact are identified and praised for their work in promoting change and hope while they motivate others to do the same by tackling their own missions.
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?

Date and Time Aired:

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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 Mike Murri
Address 20777 West Ten Mile Rd.
City Southfield
State MI
Zip 48075
Telephone Number (248) 827-9221
Email Address mmurri@wxyz.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 (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (DT1)
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings viewers face-to-face with his favorite beasts. Presented in a countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. 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.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Culture Click (DT2)
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. Issues that are currently shaping society are targeted for discussion, as one topic in particular is selected to be the first subject and conversation advances organically from point to point, ultimately arriving back at the original thought.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (DT2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00-12:30 PM and 12:30-1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 field of health is examined as people who are having a significant positive impact are identified and praised for their work in promoting change and hope while they motivate others to do the same by tackling their own missions.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/1:30-2:00 PM ET
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. Australian animal expert Tim Faulkner goes on trips to explore the habitats of some of nature's most unique creatures, taking a look at the lives and behaviors of baby Tasmanian devils, peregrine falcons, crocodiles and others.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali (DT2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM & 10:30-11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 Laila Ali travels around the globe to take an in-depth look at the most compelling stories, inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements, and extraordinary lifestyles in sports, culture, travel, adventure, and more.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Reluctantly Healthy (DT3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM - 12:00 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. The host presents encouragement and advice for people who are busy and do not always have the time to exercise and eat right, and the team of experts share tips for even the busiest people to stay happy and healthy while on-the-go.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Food For Thought (DT3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00-12:30 PM & 12:30-1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. Everyday life inspires original culinary creations via a unique perspective, as the host takes viewers to some of her favorite locations in order to share her recipes that promote a healthy attitude toward both food and life in general.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (DT3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30 AM-11:00 AM & 11:00-11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. Australian animal expert Tim Faulkner goes on trips to explore the habitats of some of nature's most unique creatures, taking a look at the lives and behaviors of baby Tasmanian devils, peregrine falcons, crocodiles and others.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM - 12:00 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. This series features the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. 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.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/12:30-1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (DT1)
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. 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 (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (DT1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/1:00-1:30 PM ET
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.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (DT2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM - 12:00 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. Comic Mark Curry presents various showcases of animal-related segments, including wildlife tips from animal experts, true stories of heroic pets and people and their talented animal counterparts performing in front of an audience.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (DT3)
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. Animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to observe some of nature's most exotic and highly dangerous animals while conducting a series of adventures in which he explores the environments surrounding the wildlife habitats.

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

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

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

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

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

Mike Murri

Vice President/General Manager


11/17/2016

Attachments

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