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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000030984
Submit Date:
10/04/2017
Call Sign:
WXIX-TV
Facility ID:
39738
City:
NEWPORT
State:
KY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/04/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

WXIX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WXIX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

201 MONROE STREET

RSA TOWER, 20TH FLOOR

MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1400

fcclms@raycommedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jennifer A Johnson , Esq .

Legal Counsel

COVINGTON & BURLING, LLP

Jennifer A. Johnson

One CityCenter

850 Tenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

jjohnson@cov.com

Legal Representative

Robert E. Thurber , Jr. .

Vice President, Engineering

Raycom Media, Inc.

RSA Tower, 20th Floor

201 Monroe Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1409

bthurber@raycommedia.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Cincinnati
Web Home Page Address www.fox19now.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8AM (9/16/17- 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. Dragonfly TV, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program highlights children "doing" projects, with real hands-on experience, and demonstrates practical applications for mathematics and science. The program introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem-solving skills, allowing them to investigate science on their own. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning September 16, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (9/17/17 - 9/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. Xploration DIY Sci, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Host Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments young viewers can do at home. Using a fun and relaxed approach and step-by-step demonstrations, the program is designed to increase and expand the interest of young viewers in the field of STEM education, using items they can find in their own homes. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning September 17, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1PM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform teens 13-16 years of age by tapping into America's love affair with our national parks. 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, and see the hosts raft through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, and climb the Grand Teton in Wyoming. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title All in with Laila Ali (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. All in with Laila Ali, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16, each episode scours the globe to track down compelling stories, inspirational athletes and groundbreaking achievements, inspiring teens to go all in with their dreams. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8AM (7/1/17 - 9/9/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years old. Wildlife expert Jack Hanna and his family explore a variety of wild locations, hosted by regional guides. The shows explore the wildlife, environmental and conservation issues relevant to each area. [Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 9, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title All in with Laila Ali (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. All in with Laila Ali, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16, each episode scours the globe to track down compelling stories, inspirational athletes and groundbreaking achievements, inspiring teens to go all in with their dreams. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12-12:30PM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Everyday Health, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show is designed to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. In each episode, the hosts travel the country to find those people who are 'paying it forward' to promote health and wellness in their communities. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter. Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 30, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Jewels of the Natural World, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced for teens 13-16 and is an incredible celebration of nature. Audiences will have a unique platform to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet, observing them up-close and in their natural habitats. Viewers will explore the natural wonders of the world, and learn about the struggle for survival for many of Africa's iconic animal species. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12PM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is a half-hour variety show designed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Hosted by Mark Curry, the show delves into all sorts of animal kingdoms - from household pets to the massive rhinoceros. Viewers will not only gain further knowledge of animals they study in school, they will be introduced to new and exotic creatures they might never had seen before. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (7/2/17 - 9/10/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Zoo Clues, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment. [Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 10, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30A-12P (7/2/17 -9/3/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an educational and informative half-hour that takes young viewers ages 13-16 on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks, and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. [Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 3, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1PM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Everyday Health, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show is designed to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. In each episode, the hosts travel the country to find those people who are 'paying it forward' to promote health and wellness in their communities. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter. Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 30, 2017; moves to new time period effective October 8, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30AM (9/16/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. Think Big, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years of age. The series shows kids and teens actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning September 16, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title On the Spot (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7-7:30AM (7/2/17 - 9/10/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. On the Spot, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the cognitive needs of teens 13-16. Based on the Common Core State Standards for math and English language arts in grades 6-8, as well as state standards for science, social studies/history, health, the arts, and physical education, the program poses the questions, then explains the answer so viewers will not only know the answer, but understand it too. [Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 10, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30-9AM (9/10/17 - 9/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians, to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do and learn about jobs they never knew existed! [Regularly scheduled in this core time period beginning September 10, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12-12:30PM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to the animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7-7:30AM (9/17/17 - 9/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. Xploration Earth 2050, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program illustrates how STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts are applied in groundbreaking innovations that foreshadow what the world might look like in just a few decades. Each episode explores a different area in which technology is making great advances, and includes experts in a wide variety of STEM fields working to improve people's lives today and tackle future challenges. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning September 17, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to inform and 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, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects" and "smartest birds". [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30AM (7/1/17 - 9/9/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habitats, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation. [Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 9, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to inform and 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, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects" and "smartest birds". [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr Experience (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Brady Barr Experience, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half-hour series designed to inform and educate viewers 13 to 16 years of age. In this action-packed series, viewers will go behind the scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wildlife and animal conservation. A seasoned herpetologist, Dr. Barr has traveled five continents and gotten up close and personal with some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter. Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 30, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12PM (7/1/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to the animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology. [There are 14 Saturdays in the quarter]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8-8:30AM (9/10/17 - 9/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning September 10, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11-11:30AM (7/2/17 - 9/3/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. [Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 3, 2017; moved to new regular time period on September 10, 2017]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday morning, 4:30-5AM (7/1/17 - 9/2/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do and learn about jobs they never knew existed! [Regularly scheduled in this time period through September 2, 2017; moved to new CORE time period effective September 10, 2017]
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 12-12:30PM (9/9/17 Only)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is an educational and informative half-hour that takes young viewers ages 13-16 on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. [Aired in this time period on an OTO basis.]
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? 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 Debbie Bush
Address 635 W. 7th Street
City Cincinnati
State OH
Zip 45203
Telephone Number (513) 562-2402
Email Address dbush@fox19now.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. WXIX-TV airs a variety of public service announcements in teen time periods. Campaigns include bullying prevention and financial literacy. WXIX-TV is also involved in a variety of ongoing and seasonal non-broadcast activities such as career day presentations, community festivals, and promoting severe weather awareness and safety.

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jewels of the Natural World, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced for teens 13-16 and is an incredible celebration of nature. Audiences will have a unique platform to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet, observing them up-close and in their natural habitats. Viewers will explore the natural wonders of the world, and learn about the struggle for survival for many of Africa's iconic animal species.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (10/1/17 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration DIY Sci, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Host Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments young viewers can do at home. Using a fun and relaxed approach and step-by-step demonstrations, the program is designed to increase and expand the interest of young viewers in the field of STEM education using items they can find in their own homes. [There are 14 Sundays in 4th quarter 2017]
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8AM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens ages 13-16. The program highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications for mathematics and science. The program introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title All in with Laila Ali (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All in with Laila Ali, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16, each episode scours the globe to track down compelling stories, inspirational athletes, and groundbreaking achievements, inspiring teens to go "all in" with their dreams.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11AM (10/8/17 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Everyday Health, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show is designed to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits, and prevent negative health choices. In each episode, the hosts travel the country to find those people who are 'paying it forward' to promote health and wellness in their communities. [Will be regularly scheduled in this time period beginning October 8, 2017]
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1PM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform teens 13-16 years of age by tapping into America's love affair with our national parks. 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, and see the hosts raft through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, and climb the Grand Teton in Wyoming.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12PM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30AM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years of age. The series shows kids and teens actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8-8:30AM (10/1/17 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13-16 year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy , and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. [There are 14 Sundays in 4th quarter 2017. Show will be preempted on October 1 due to network sports and rescheduled to its second home time period on Sunday, October 8 at 3PM.]
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half-hour series designed to inform and educate viewers 13-16 years of age. In this action-packed series, host Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode takes the viewers to a unique area of the world, to explore the area's natural wonders and bring them close to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives. helicopter rides and glacier treks, the program brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime. [Will be regularly scheduled in this time period beginning October 7, 2017]
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30-9AM (10/1/17 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effect wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do and learn about careers they never knew existed. [There are 14 Sundays in 4th quarter 2017. Program will be preempted on October 1 due to network sports and rescheduled to its second home time period on Sunday, October 8 at 3:30PM.]
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7-7:30AM (10/1/17 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Earth 2050, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program illustrates how STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts are applied in ground-breaking innovations that foreshadow what the world might look like in just a few decades. Each episode explores a different area in which technology is making great advances, and includes experts in a wide variety of STEM fields working to improve people's lives today and tackle future challenges. [There are 14 Sundays in 4th quarter 2017]
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (10/7/17 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to inform and 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, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", and "smartest birds".
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12-12:30PM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title All in with Laila Ali (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All in with Laila Ali, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16, each episode scours the globe to track down compelling stories, inspirational athletes, and groundbreaking achievements, inspiring teens to go "all in" with their dreams.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12PM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is a half-hour variety show designed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Hosted by Mark Curry, the show delves into all sorts of animals kingdoms - from household pets to the massive rhinoceros. Viewers will not only gain knowledge of animals they study in school, they will be introduced to new and exotic creatures they might never have seen before.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (10/7/17 - 12/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to inform and 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, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", and "smartest birds".
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30AM (10/8/17 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is designed and produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. In each episode, a deserving family is sent on an amazing journey of discovery in an interactive and exciting vacation. Families learn about the unique cultural events, foods, activities and traditions of their chosen destination. Teens also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times, as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity and finding ways to heal and bond while sharing their once-in-a-lifetime experiences. [Will be regularly scheduled in this time period beginning October 8, 2017]

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

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

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

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

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

Debbie Bush

VP/General Manager


10/04/2017

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