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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000020434
Submit Date:
01/09/2017
Call Sign:
WEHT
Facility ID:
24215
City:
EVANSVILLE
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Doing Business As: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Evansville
Web Home Page Address www.tristatehomepage.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 4.23
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 168.0
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: 3.23
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 Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner - D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am-1030am 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Outback Adventures is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for age 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Views 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 discovered species of birds. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. (Outback Adventure with Tim Faulkner will air on a secondary digital station at this time).
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 Outback Adventure with Tim Faulkner- D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030am-11am 10/01/16-12/24/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Outback Adventures is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program 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. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 Xploration Earth - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am-1130am 10/02/16-12/25/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Earth is a fascinating and imaginative program which allows the viewer to think about all the possibilities for our future world. It looks into the potential of bringing science, technology, engineering and math to another level. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Reluctantly Healthy- D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030am-11am 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Reluctantly Healthy is a half-hour weekly series designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. 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. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.(Reluctantly Healthy airs on a secondary digital station at this time).
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 Jack Hannas Wild Countdown - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am-830am 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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 best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in a 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 the three 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. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 Jack Hanna Animal Adventure - D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am-9:30am 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures takes viewers on exciting journeys to learn about animals and the places they live. As a wildlife conservationist and zoologist Hanna shows children animals in their natural habitats, teaches them to respect animals whether they are in the wild, the zoo or in their own neighborhood. The intent of the program is to educate children and allows them to experience animals from their own pet to the largest animals on land and sea with a sense of enthusiasm and wonder. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. (Jack Hanna's Animal Adventure airs on a secondary digital channel at this time).
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 Food for Thought w/Claire - D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130am-12p 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Food for Thought: Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. ( Food for Thought airs on a secondary digital station at this time).
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 Outback Adventure with Tim Faulkner- D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 5pm-5:30pm 12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. Outback Adventures is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program 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. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 Sea Rescue - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am-930am 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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 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 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. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 Rock the Park - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 4:30pm-5pm 12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am-1030am 10/01/16-12/24/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 The Wildlife Docs - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930am-10am 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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 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-ray 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 a Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner- D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am-10am 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Outback Adventures is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for age 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Views 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 discovered species of birds. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. (Outback Adventure with Tim Faulkner will air on a secondary digital station at this time).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am-12:00pm 10/02/16-12/25/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Outer Space is a very captivating show for anyone who is interested in outer space and its possibilities. Host Emily Calandrelli is an aerospace expert, and was a former NASA employee. She is a wonderful role model for women interested in science as she is young, smart and very passionate. the show also includes interviews with many other knowledgeable experts on the subjects being discussed. This program will enlighten students, and motivate them to find out more about Outer Space. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 Treks - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830am-9am 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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 Treks with Jeff Corwin is produced for viewers 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 of 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. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
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 Food for Thought w/Claire - D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am-11:30am 10/01/16-12/31/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Food for Thought: Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. ( Food for Thought airs on a secondary digital station at this time).
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 Curt Molander
Address 800 Marywood Dr.
City Henderson
State KY
Zip 42420
Telephone Number (800) 879-6522
Email Address cmolander@tristatehomepage.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. Due to a technical error, 10.5 hours of LAFF Network programming that aired between 9/10/16 and 10/15/16 did not contain the E/I symbol. The technical issue has since been resolved, and all regularly scheduled LAFF E/I programming has included the E/I symbol as of October 22, 2016. LAFF also has established new processes to ensure that this issue does not recur. To address any possible concerns about compliance with FCC requirements for E/I programming. LAFF re-broadcast the 10.5 hours of E/I programming that originally aired without the E/I symbol, plus one additional half-hour of E/I programming, for a total of 11 hours of E/I programming in addition to LAFF's regularly scheduled E/I programming. See attached LAFF make up broadcasts attachment. The FCC Staff was notified of the error and the steps taken to resolve the error.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930am-10am 01/07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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-ray 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. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am-930am 01/07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 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 the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefits: 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. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7am and 10pm. It is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through each broadcast and to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830am-9am 01/07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 aged 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 of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to brring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner - D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10am-10:30am 01/07/17-03/25-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for age 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Views 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 discovered species of birds. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. (Outback Adventure with Tim Faulkner will air on a secondary digital station at this time).
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Food for Thought w/Claire- D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am-12pm 01/07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Food for Thought: Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. ( Food for Thought airs on a secondary digital station at this time).
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030am-11am 01/07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for age 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Views 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 discovered species of birds. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner - D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am-10am 01/07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for age 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Views 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 discovered species of birds. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. (Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner will air on a secondary digital station at this time).
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am-830am 01/07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in a 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 the three 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. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Rock the Park - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am-1030am 01/07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The program will be 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning of and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11am-11:30am 01/01/17-03-26-17
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. Xploration Earth is a fascinating and imaginative program which allows the viewer to think about all the possibilities for our future world. It looks into the potential of bringing science, technology, engineering and math to another level. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa - D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am-11am 01-07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. ( Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa airs on a secondary digital station at this time).
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Food for Thought w/Claire - D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am-11:30am 01/07/17-03/25/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Food for Thought: Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. The program will be regularly scheduled and air between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and will be identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. ( Food for Thought airs on a secondary digital station at this time).
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures - D2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am-9:30am 01/07/17-03-25-17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures takes viewers on exciting journeys to learn about animals and the places they live. As a wildlife conservationist and zoologist Hanna shows children animals in their natural habitats, teaches them to respect animals whether they are in the wild, the zoo or in their own neighborhood. The intent of the program is to educate children and allows them to experience animals from their own pet to the largest animals on land and sea with a sense of enthusiasm and wonder. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides. (Jack Hanna's Animal Adventure airs on a secondary digital channel at this time).
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space - D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am-12pm 01/01/17-03/26/17
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. Xploration Outer Space is a very captivating show for anyone who is interested in outer space and its possibilities. Host Emily Calandrelli is an aerospace expert, and was a former NASA employee. She is a wonderful role model for women interested in science as she is young, smart and very passionate. the show also includes interviews with many other knowledgeable experts on the subjects being discussed. This program will enlighten students, and motivate them to find out more about Outer Space. The program is regularly scheduled and airs between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13-16 year old's at the beginning and through the broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.

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I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
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Curt C Molander , Mr. .

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