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

FRN:
0006620066
File Number:
0000022851
Submit Date:
04/10/2017
Call Sign:
WGCB-TV
Facility ID:
55350
City:
RED LION
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2017

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

NRJ TV RL LICENSE CO., LLC

Robert Andrews

722 S. DENTON TAP ROAD

SUITE 130

COPPELL, TX 75019

United States

+1 (972) 947-3391

bob@nrjventures.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Robert Andrews

NRJ TV RL LICENSE CO., LLC

Robert Andrews

722 S. DENTON TAP ROAD

SUITE 130

COPPELL, TX 75019

United States

+1 (972) 947-3391

bob@nrjventures.com

Licensee

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Harrisburg-Lncstr-Leb-York
Web Home Page Address www.family49.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 504.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 9.7
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 Killer Instinct (DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 11:00AM
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 60 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. Killer Instinct is a weekly E/I wildlife series. This very informative and insightful educational program provides an in-depth understanding of wild animals from the unique viewpoint of Australian animal expert Rob Brendl who is known as the "Barefoot Bushman". This series is produced for children 16 and under, specifically 13-16 yrs.
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 Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too (DT-1 & DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tu 7:00AM (DT-1) & Su 10:30AM (DT-2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
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 Walking Wild (DT-4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
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 Better Planet (DT-4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30 AM & 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
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 Into the Wild (DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 10:00AM
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 60 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. Into the Wild is a very informative and delightful educational weekly E/I wildlife series. Each episode features a close-up exploration into the world of wild animals living around the world. There is a special focus on the importance of habitat conservation as well as an emphasis on protecting endangered species. This series is produced for children 16 and under, specifically 13-16 yrs.
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 Wild World (DT-1 & DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 7:00 AM (DT-1) & SA 11:00 AM (DT-3)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild World is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, Wild World is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
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 Missing (DT-4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:00 AM & 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
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 Veggie Tales (DT-1 & DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled W 7:00AM (DT-1) & Su 11:30AM (DT-2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales is an animated series featuring animated vegetables who teach life lessons through stories. Hosted by Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, each episode begins by establishing the problem, uses short stories to parallel the situation with a problem and solution, and ends by reiterating the proposed solution and the life lesson learned through experience. The show communicates social emotional messages based upon the core values of honesty, kindness, forgiveness and appreciation for all, using music, unusual characters and allegorical story lines.
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 Boomerang (DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Boomerang is an E/I children's travel series featuring the natural geographic wonders, indigenous cultures, native wildlife and unique adventure of Australia and other surrounding countries as seen and experienced through the eyes of youth. This program is specifically produced for children 16 and under. Filmed on location, Boomerang's young hosts share their first-hand discoveries by conducting interviews, taking unusual tours, and designing their adventures based on viewer's special requests.
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 Steal the Show (DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 10:00 AM
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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas of music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspects of the process are covered... 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills to broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.
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 Get Wild (DT-1 & DT-3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Th 7:00 AM (DT-1) & SA 10:30 AM (DT-3)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
Total times aired 25
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 weeky half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world-famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animal's living patterns. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
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 Heroes Among Us (DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Heroes Among Us is an E/I documentary series featuring true stories of exceptional men, women and children making a difference across the country. This series features stories designed for all ages; in addition, select stories are specifically produced for children 16 and under (target age 13-16). From highly trained professionals to ordinary citizens selflessly putting themselves in harm's way, the program celebrates the heroes in our nation today while going one step further, and teaching key response behaviors critical to overcoming every day, unforeseen dangers.
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 Wild Wonders (DT-4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders is a weekly half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provides important information about each animals living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. In one episode, viewers learn about the unique relationship between a cheetah and dog. Another episode spotlights the various eating habits of different animals. Wild Wonders is a series intended to educate and inform viewers about life in the animal kingdom.
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 Biz Kid$ (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled F 7:00AM
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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens 13 to 16 years. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
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 The New Howdy Doody Show (DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 12:00PM & 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to it's viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television ACT (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Howdy Doody clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Issues such s bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 2. Responsibility is presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 3. Making choices in life, mastery of attachment and separation are emphasized in each episode. 4. Issues of competition and loyalty are conveyed throughout the series.
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 Aqua Kids (DT-1 & DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M 7:00 AM (DT-1) & Su 11:00AM (DT-2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
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 Brian George
Address 2900 Windsor Road
City Red Lion
State PA
Zip 17356
Telephone Number (717) 246-1681
Email Address bgeorge@family49.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. Subsequent to the initial filing of this report, the licensee was advised by the Charge! Network that, due to a technical error which has since been corrected, the E/I bug did not appear on screen during 12 hours of E/I programming (Boomerang and Heroes Among Us on Saturday March 4, 11, 18 and 25, and Into the Wild and Killer Instinct on Sunday March 5, 12, 19 and 26.) The network has scheduled 12 additional hours of E/I programming in April as a make good for the episodes that aired without the E/I bug in the first quarter.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales (DT-1 & DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled W 7:00AM DT-1, Su 11:30AM DT-2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales is a children's series featuring animated vegetables who teach life lessons through stories. Hosted by Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, each episode begins by establishing the problem, uses short stories to parallel the situation with a problem and solution, and ends by reiterating the proposed solution and the life lesson learned through the experience. The show communicates social-emotional messages based upon the core values of honesty, kindness, forgiveness, and appreciation for all, using music, unusual characters, and allegorical storylines.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Boomerang (DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Boomerang is an E/I children's travel series featuring the natural geographic wonders, indigenous cultures, native wildlife and unique adventure of Australia and other surrounding countries as seen and experienced through the eyes of youth. This program is specifically produced for children 16 and under. Filmed on location, Boomerang's young hosts share their first-hand discoveries by conducting interviews, taking unusual tours, and designing their adventures based on viewer's special requests.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (DT-4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders is a weekly half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provies important information about each animal's living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. In one episode, viewers learn about the unique relationship between a cheetah and dog. Another episode spotlights the various eating habits of different animals. Wild Wonders is a series intended to educate and inform viewers about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Better Planet (DT-4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 10:30 AM & 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (DT-1 & DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tu 7:00AM DT-1, Su 10:30AM DT-2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company" which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of "End of Another Day" which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild World (DT-1 & DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 7:00AM DT-1, Sa 11:00AM DT-3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild World is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing all types of wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who care for these unique critters. The program also informs teen viewers about the living environments and key facts about each wild animal. Episodes also include stories on zoo enrichment programs that help animals initiate natural behavior. Whether it be following the life cycles of rhinoceros or understanding the eating habits of grizzly bears, Wild World is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (DT-1 & DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M 7:00AM DT-1, Su 11:00AM DT-2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a vierty of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (DT-4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 11:30 AM
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, vierws explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 10:00AM (DT-2)
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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas of music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspects of the process are covered --- 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyrics, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills to broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Killer Instinct (DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 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. Killer Instinct is a weekly E/I wildlife series. This very informative and insightful educational program provides an in-depth understanding of wild animals from the unique viewpoint of Australian animal expert Rob Brendl who is known as the "Barefoot Bushman". This series is produced for children 16 and under, specifically 13-16 yrs.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody Show (DT-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 12:00 PM & 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Teleision Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Howdy Doody clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meet CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Issues such as bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in episodes. 2. Responsibility is presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 3. Making choices in life, mastery of attachment and separation are emphasized in each episode. 4. Issues of competition and loyalty are conveyed throughout the series.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Missing (DT-4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 10:00 AM & 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the caes of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled F 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens 13 to 16 years. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Get Wild (DT-1 & DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Th 7:00AM DT-1, Sa 10:30AM DT-3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Get Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series provides key information about each creature and teen viewers learn about their living habitats and unique behaviors. For example, in one episode viewers learn how experts studying adult orangutans learn the ways they raise their young. Another episode highlights the Panda bear and explains the animal's living patterns. Get Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Into the Wild (DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 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. Into the Wild is a very informative and delightful educational weekly E/I wildlife series. Each episode features a close-up exploration into the world of wild animals living around the world. There is a special focus on the importance of habitat conservation as well as an emphasis on protecting endangered species. This series is produced for children 16 and under, specifically 13-16 yrs.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us (DT-3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Heroes Among Us is an E/I documentary series featuring true stories of exceptional men, women and children making a difference across the country. This series features stories designed for all ages; in addition, select stories are specifically produced for children 16 and under (target age 13-16). From highly trained professionals to ordinary citizens selflessly putting themselves in harm's way, the program celebrates the heroes in our nation today while going one step further, and teaching key response behaviors critical to overcoming every day, unforeseen dangers.

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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.

Robert Andrews

Sr VP


04/10/2017

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