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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0004284899
File Number:
0000025839
Submit Date:
07/05/2017
Call Sign:
WXXA-TV
Facility ID:
11970
City:
ALBANY
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/05/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2017

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WXXA-TV LLC

Doing Business As: WXXA-TV LLC

Sheldon H. Galloway

103 MICHELLE CIRCLE

LAFAYETTE, LA 70503

United States

+1 (337) 280-1288

shelg@shieldmediausa.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

JESSICA T. NYMAN , Esq .

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8810

JESSICA.NYMAN@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX, OTBTV, LAFF-TV
Nielsen DMA Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Web Home Page Address www.fox23albany.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 6.0
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: 3.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9:00a
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. Main Channel - Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions. The show explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Pets.TV covers pet ownership, including pet news, pet care, pet health and pet lifestyles. It goes beyond the standard focus on cats and dogs and features profile segments on all types of pets and their relationships with owners, trainers and the people who interact with them. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Sundays at 9:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9:30a
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. Main Channel - Young Icons features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream at 9:30a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:00a
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. Multicast Channel - Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 10:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Food for Thought. (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30p
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. Multicast Channel - 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. Each weekly half hour produced for ages 13 to16 informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13 to16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time sometimes from family sometimes from friend, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location shes always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the inspired dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:30p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr Lisa (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30a
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. Multicast Channel - Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 11:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30a
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. Multicast Channel - Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner 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. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 10:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30a
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. Main Channel - Hatched is an educational and informational series dedicated to teaching children aged 13-16 about how to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. A unique program that combines entertainment with business school, Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 9:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00a
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. Main Channel - Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:00a
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. Multicast Channel - Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner 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. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 11:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Brain Games Family Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:00a
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. Main Channel - Produced for children aged 13-16, Brain Games Family Edition host Jason Silva opens each episode with an exercise for your mind which will often leave you scratching your head. These exercises will serve as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the reality of human perception and the fascinating ways that our brain functions. Each week, Host Jason Silva will explore a variety of different topics including visual perception, memory, skill learning, decision making, and many more. Brain Games Family Edition educates and inspires viewers by presenting a series of experiments and activities designed to help people improve cognitive function and use their brains better, smarter and faster. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:00a
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. Main Channel - Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:00a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:30a
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. Main Channel - This half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet. Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:30a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:30a
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. Main Channel - Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know and care about these dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30a
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. Main Channel Expedition Wild is produced for ages 13 to16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action packed odyssey through North Americas wild places revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he will paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a ravens nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaskas northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maines Black Bears bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00a
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. Main Channel - Recipe Rehab is a weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie; classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 9:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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. Main Channel - Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions. The show explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Pets.TV covers pet ownership, including pet news, pet care, pet health and pet lifestyles. It goes beyond the standard focus on cats and dogs and features profile segments on all types of pets and their relationships with owners, trainers and the people who interact with them. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:00p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:30a
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. Main Channel - Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. Each week they explore a new topic to uncover the Weird But True science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful and educational. Xploration Weird But True is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Food for Thought. (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00n
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. Multicast Channel - 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. Each weekly half hour produced for ages 13 to16 informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13 to16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time sometimes from family sometimes from friend, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location shes always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the inspired dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:00p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:00a
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. Main Channel - What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:00a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
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 Paul Pelliccia
Address 341 Northern Blvd
City Albany
State NY
Zip 12204
Telephone Number (518) 433-4251
Email Address ppelliccia@fox23albany.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 (25)

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Other Matters (1 of 25) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr Lisa (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30a
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. Muticast Channel -Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 11:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (2 of 25) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9:00a
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. Main Channel - Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions. The show explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Pets.TV covers pet ownership, including pet news, pet care, pet health and pet lifestyles. It goes beyond the standard focus on cats and dogs and features profile segments on all types of pets and their relationships with owners, trainers and the people who interact with them. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Sundays at 9:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (3 of 25) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:00a
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. Muticast Channel - Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 10:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (4 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel - Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:00a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (5 of 25) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9:30a
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. Main Channel - "Young Icons features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream at 9:30a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (6 of 25) Response
Program Title Food for Thought (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30p
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. Multicast Channel - 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. Each weekly half hour produced for ages 13 to16 informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13 to16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time sometimes from family sometimes from friend, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location shes always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the inspired dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:30p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (7 of 25) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00a
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. Main Channel - Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (8 of 25) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Main Channel - Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USA trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know and care about these dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (9 of 25) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Main Channel - Expedition Wild is produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North Americas wild places revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he will paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a ravens nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaskas northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maines Black Bears bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (10 of 25) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30a
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. Muticast Channel - Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner 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. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 10:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (11 of 25) Response
Program Title Oceam Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel - Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (12 of 25) Response
Program Title Brain Games: Family Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Main Channel Produced for children aged 13-16, Brain Games Family Edition host Jason Silva opens each episode with an exercise for your mind which will often leave you scratching your head. These exercises will serve as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the reality of human perception and the fascinating ways that our brain functions. Each week, Host Jason Silva will explore a variety of different topics including visual perception, memory, skill learning, decision making, and many more. Brain Games Family Edition educates and inspires viewers by presenting a series of experiments and activities designed to help people improve cognitive function and use their brains better, smarter and faster. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (13 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel - This half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet. Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:30a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (14 of 25) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00p
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. Main Channel - Pets.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions. The show explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals. Pets.TV covers pet ownership, including pet news, pet care, pet health and pet lifestyles. It goes beyond the standard focus on cats and dogs and features profile segments on all types of pets and their relationships with owners, trainers and the people who interact with them. It is regularly scheduled on the main digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:00p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (15 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel - What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:00a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (16 of 25) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30a
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. Main Channel - Hatched is an educational and informational series dedicated to teaching children aged 13-16 about how to successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. A unique program that combines entertainment with business school, Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 9:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (17 of 25) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel - Awesome Adventures is designed to educate, inform and entertain children about the world around them. Produced for ages 13-16, each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 7:00a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (18 of 25) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel - Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner 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. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 9:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (19 of 25) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel - WILD ABOUT ANIMALS is a half hour animal magazine series. Produced for ages 13-16, the show is hosted by the Emmy award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series objective is to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group, by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the worlds most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see every day. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:00a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (20 of 25) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:00a
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. Muticast Channel - Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner 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. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 11:00a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (21 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel - ANIMAL SCIENCE takes a unique approach to teaching viewers about animals by focusing on how and why different species behave the way they do. Produced for ages 13-16, each half-hour episode spotlights anywhere from a handful to a dozen animals, Viewers will learn a lot of curious facts about how animals adapt to their environments, use unique characteristics to escape danger, and secure food for their survival. The show also exposes viewers to different regions as it goes on location in other parts of the world. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:30a on Sundays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (22 of 25) Response
Program Title Food for Thought (Laff-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:00n
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. Multicast Channel - 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. Each weekly half hour produced for ages 13 to16 informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13 to16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time sometimes from family sometimes from friend, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location shes always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the inspired dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. It is regularly scheduled on a multicast digital program stream on Saturdays at 12:00p. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (23 of 25) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Main Channel - Recipe Rehab is a weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie; classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 9:00a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (24 of 25) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:00a & 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Main Channel - Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19000 patients, Dr Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr Pols expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession. This program is designed to further the educational and informational needs of children and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose. The show is regularly scheduled at 8:00a and 8:30a on Saturdays. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.
Other Matters (25 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Channel - Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. Each week they explore a new topic to uncover the Weird But True science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful and educational. XPLORATION Weird But True is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. The show is regularly scheduled on Sundays at 8:30a. It is 30 minutes in length and the E/I objective is specified on air along with the E/I objective and target audience for the program supplied to Program Guide publishers.

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Station Manager


07/05/2017

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