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

FRN:
0001590330
File Number:
0000026182
Submit Date:
07/06/2017
Call Sign:
KESQ-TV
Facility ID:
25577
City:
PALM SPRINGS
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2017
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

GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY

Doing Business As: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY

31276 DUNHAM WAY

THOUSAND PALMS, CA 92276

United States

+1 (760) 773-0342

MSTUTZ@KESQ.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jim DeChant

News-Press & Gazette Broadcasting

62990 O.B. Riley Road

Bend, OR 97701

United States

+1 (541) 480-5464

jim.dechant@npgco.com

V.P. Technology

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

201 Fletcher Ave

Sarasota, FL 34237

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Consultant

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Palm Springs
Web Home Page Address WWW.KESQ.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 672.0
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: 12.0
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(23)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 23) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs(KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Wildlife Docs, follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow views to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of out veterinary team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 04/15/2017 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 23) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 23) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle (KUNA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NOODLE AND DOODLE is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a double decker bus fully equipped with art supplies, and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something or display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an every faithful beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. While the show will be enjoyed by preschoolers, the projects are also very practical and engaging to implement for children ages 5-8. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve a completely different goal
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 23) Response
Program Title El Show de Chica (KUNA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EL SHOW DE CHICA features a five year old baby chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop s one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica s nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure a fantasy transformation to animation where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program El Show de Chica
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 23) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series Sea Rescue features the rescue rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13 to 16 Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that theres a reciprocal benefit rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 23) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 6 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2017 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2017 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 23) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 23) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930AM
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. Produced for viewers aged 13 to16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area s natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 23) Response
Program Title Hatched (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
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. Hatched is an educational and informational series dedicated to teaching children aged 13 to 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 04/29/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2017 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 04/16/2017 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 05/07/2017 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 06/23/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 06/10/2017 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 04/09/2017 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2017 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 04/22/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 23) Response
Program Title La Abeja Maya (KUNA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9AM & 930AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LA ABEJA MAYA is an entertaining preschool series that furthers the educational and informational needs of children by promoting the social and emotional goals of independence, empathy and diversity. The series also serves the cognitive and intellectual needs of children by teaching them about biodiversity and the importance pf protecting nature, The main charcter, Maya, is a free spirit with a curious demeanor and fondness for discovery. With her eagerness for adventure, she lives free in the meadow, because the world is just too big and too fascinating to stay in the bee hive. Through Maya's open mindedness, children learn to foster their curiosity and to accept and respect others. On her way through the meadow, Maya and her many friends teach children valuable lessons about supporting the weak, learning from each other and appreciating different perspectives on life
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2017 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2017 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 23) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 23) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half hour series that will engage viewers 13 16 as well as the whole family Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa tallest insects biggest eaters smartest birds Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hannas Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 23) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9A PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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. In this 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Recipe Rehab
List date and time rescheduled 06/21/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Recipe Rehab
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Recipe Rehab
List date and time rescheduled 04/16/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Recipe Rehab
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2017 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Recipe Rehab
List date and time rescheduled 04/29/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Recipe Rehab
List date and time rescheduled 04/09/2017 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Recipe Rehab
List date and time rescheduled 04/22/2017 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 23) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7AM
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan is swooping into animal shelters across the U.S., rescuing hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he goes to work on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that truly warms the heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 23) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 04/15/2017 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 23) Response
Program Title Open Road with Dr Chris
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, cultures, flora and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer, traveler and animal expert, Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destination s unique lifestyles, history and traditions. In addition, as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences, Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission s rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 23) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 730AM
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers a unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals he devotes his days to caring and treating. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. Each episode delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories, but also features a variety of animals that undergo elective procedures as part of long-term treatments involving the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 23) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. Produced for ages 13 to 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 ll 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2017 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

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Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2017 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2017 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 23) Response
Program Title Brain Games (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for children 13 to 16, Brain Games Family Editions host Jason Silva opens each episode with and 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Brain Games: Family Edition
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-13
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Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Brain Games: Family Edition
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2017 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

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Questions Response
Title of Program Brain Games: Family Edition
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2017 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
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Reason for Preemption Sports

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Questions Response
Title of Program Brain Games: Family Edition
List date and time rescheduled 06/19/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (20 of 23) Response
Program Title Nina's World (KUNA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10A & 1030A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ninas World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela grandmother. Her Tio Uncle Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Ninas best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Ninas imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2017 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2017 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2017 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (21 of 23) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13 to 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2017 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-05-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 06/03/2017 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 04/15/2017 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-04-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (22 of 23) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13 to 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, USAs 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Town, USA
List date and time rescheduled 06/20/2017 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Town, USA
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2017 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (23 of 23) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (Desert News Now)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10AM, 1030AM, 11AM, 1130AM, 12PM, 1230PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 84
Total times aired 84
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action program. In each episode, the camera follows Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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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 SONIA MONTANO
Address 31276 DUNHAM WAY
City THOUSAND PALMS
State CA
Zip 92276
Telephone Number (760) 340-7071
Email Address SONIA.MONTANO@KESQ.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. WE ALSO HAVE NETWORK AFFILIATION WITH CBS, FOX, AND TELEMUNDO.

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Other Matters (1 of 29) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930AM
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. An adventure series following Dr. Chris Brown as he travels the world exploring animals in their natural habitat. More detailed information will be included in the press release being sent later this summer announcing this new program
Other Matters (2 of 29) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9AM
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. In this 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.
Other Matters (3 of 29) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Wildlife Docs, follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow views to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of out veterinary team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care
Other Matters (4 of 29) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11AM
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. is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton inWyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (5 of 29) Response
Program Title Brain Games: Family Edition (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8AM
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. Produced for children aged 13 16, Brain Games Family Edition is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating components of the human brain and how they shape our perceptions and everyday lives. Hosted by Jason Silva, Brain Games: Family Edition 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.
Other Matters (6 of 29) Response
Program Title The Inspectors(CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 29) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9AM
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. ALL IN, hosted by Laila Ali, scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, ALL IN steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams.
Other Matters (8 of 29) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930AM
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. Produced for viewers aged 13 16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area s natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and manmade treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (9 of 29) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7AM
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan is swooping into animal shelters across the U.S., rescuing hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he goes to work on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that truly warms the heart.
Other Matters (10 of 29) Response
Program Title Dragonfly.tv (Desert News Now)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030AM
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. Dragonfly TV is a program that highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their
Other Matters (11 of 29) Response
Program Title Hatched (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930AM
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. 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.
Other Matters (12 of 29) Response
Program Title Nina's World (KUNA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10A & 1030AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina s World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela grandmother. Her Tio Uncle Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina s best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina s imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (13 of 29) Response
Program Title El Show de Chica (KUNA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. El Show de Chica features a five year old baby chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop the coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as chicas nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issue involve impulse control, distractibility, judgement and inter personal behaviors She and Kelly usually work on the problem through adventure - a fantasy transformation to animation Where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts and interact with others effectively, She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills
Other Matters (14 of 29) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 730AM
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. Best known for his Emmy Award-winning television program, "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," Oliver is one of the world's favorite celebrity chefs who aspires to teach the world to cook. Oliver's core belief is that simply cooking for oneself using fresh ingredients is the easiest way to maintain a balanced diet, and to this goal, he has perfected a delicious collection of healthy recipes that can be prepared in 15 minutes. The show encourages young viewers to replicate the recipes and to develop healthy lifestyles through healthy cooking. The program also fosters viewers' appreciation for different kinds of foods and cultures from around the world. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 29) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130AM
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. This 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.
Other Matters (16 of 29) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (Desert News Now)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10AM
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (17 of 29) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9AM
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half hour series that will engage viewers 13 16 as well as the whole family Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa tallest insects biggest eaters smartest birds Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hannas Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (18 of 29) Response
Program Title El Show de Chica(KUNA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8AM & 830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EL SHOW DE CHICA features a five year old baby chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shops one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica s nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure a fantasy transformation to animation where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Other Matters (19 of 29) Response
Program Title Think Big (Desert News Now)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11AM
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. Think Big features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention.Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams each led by a Featured Inventor brainstorm choose materials and then sketch design and build their idea. Once completed the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup.
Other Matters (20 of 29) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration (Desert News Now)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930AM
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.
Other Matters (21 of 29) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (KESQ)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10AM
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. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13 to 16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species.
Other Matters (22 of 29) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (Desert News Now)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130AM
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 Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. 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 (23 of 29) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. 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.
Other Matters (24 of 29) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (Desert News Now)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9AM
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. For over 20 years, Jack Hanna has been introducing America to amazing animals. In "Into the Wild", Jack meets the word's most incredible creatures in their native environments. It's not only about the animals, but also about native cultures and peoples. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide
Other Matters (25 of 29) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730AM
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. 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 ll 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.
Other Matters (26 of 29) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (Desert News Now)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930AM
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. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.
Other Matters (27 of 29) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (CBS)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (28 of 29) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA (KDFX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830AM
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. Dog Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. 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, USAs 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.
Other Matters (29 of 29) Response
Program Title La Abeja Maya (KUNA)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9A and 930A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LA ABEJA MAYA (Maya the Bee) is an entertaining preschool series that furthers the educational and informational needs of children by promoting the social and emotional goals of independence, empathy and diversity. The series also serves the cognitive and intellectual needs of children by teaching them about biodiversity and the importance of protecting nature. The main character, Maya, is a free spirit with a curious demeanor and fondness for discovery. With her eagerness for adventure, she lives free in the meadow, because the world is just too big and too fascinating to stay in the bee hive. Through Maya's open mindedness, children learn to foster their curiosity and to accept and respect others. On her way through the meadow, Maya and her many friends teach children valuable lessons about supporting the weak, learning from each other and appreciating different perspectives on life.

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Sonia Montano

Program Director


07/06/2017

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