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

FRN:
0021922711
File Number:
0000038149
Submit Date:
01/08/2018
Call Sign:
KMIZ
Facility ID:
63164
City:
COLUMBIA
State:
MO
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

NPG OF MISSOURI, LLC

Doing Business As: NPG OF MISSOURI, LLC

C/O NEWS-PRESS & GAZETTE CO.

825 EDMOND STREET

SAINT JOSEPH, MO 64501

United States

+1 (816) 271-8504

TIM.HANNAN@NPGCO.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

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 Columbia-Jefferson City
Web Home Page Address www.abc17news.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 504.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 11.0
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(25)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 25) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT & 7:30-8:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. This live action series based on the comic strip You Can with Beakman by Jok Church proves that learning about science and nature can be fun and fascinating. Performance artist Paul Zaloom stars as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist whose answers to kids questions reveal the relationships between principles of science and nature and how they impact our daily environment. Topics are addressed with cutting edge humor and state of the art visuals designed to make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest onward for science are Josie (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts). Watching the show on their South Pole TV set are the penguins Herb and Don, a cynical duo who provide comments and quips as Beakman struts his scientific stuff.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 25) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more that 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animal of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic. Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
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. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller brings viewers up close and personal with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. Exciting, surprising and fun, Animal Exploration entertains, informs and inspires viewers as Jarod interacts with creatures in unexpected ways. Jarod takes viewers to the nearest and farthest corners of the globe as well as to the local zoo as he explores the human/ animal interaction in the face of an ever-changing world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 25) Response
Program Title Hatched (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 25) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 10:30-11:00 AM CT
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 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 Core Program (6 of 25) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:00-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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 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 13-16, 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. 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2017 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 2017-12-30
Episode # 705
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 25) Response
Program Title Origins (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
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. Origins is a fast paced engaging 30 minute series that explores the remarkable origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, products, games, and ideas from technology, sports, medicine, fashion, business, transportation, nature, government, arts and entertainment, consumer products, agriculture, food, and more.
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 Origins
List date and time rescheduled 10/14/2017 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 2017-10-08
Episode # 223
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (8 of 25) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 25) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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 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 experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
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 Treks with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2017 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 2017-12-30
Episode # 205
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (10 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 25) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
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. "Jungle Jack" Hanna, his family and his crew go where no cameras have gone before, visiting remote locations around the world and encountering elusive animals in their natural habitats. The program is engaging and entertainingly narrative with visual images that will appeal to the target age-range audience. Drop-down information panels and Jack's comments provide a more in-depth information base. Viewers not only learn aspects of a variety of animals and their habitat, but important conservation information as well.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 25) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. 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, 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 Hanna's Wild Countdown.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 12/31/2017 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 2017-12-30
Episode # 502
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (13 of 25) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT & 8:30-9:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. Comedian/scientist Bill Nye stars as the genial host of this popular, fast-moving show designed to get kids interested in the science of everyday, and some not-so-everyday, things. On a full range of subjects, including ecology, biology, chemistry and physics, Nye gives an easy-to-understand, yet informative lesson that both kids and their parents can enjoy.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 25) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. 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 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.
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 Biz Kid$
List date and time rescheduled 11/10/2017 08:00 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 2017-11-03
Episode # 131
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (15 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
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 primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and Marine Biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how current technology was inspired by nature, and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel. But engineers arent the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants, architects who design living buildings and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will show kids how understanding nature can help them make the next great discovery. After all, nature knows best. Xploration Nature Knows Best is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT & Sundays/ 10:00-10:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
Total times aired 56
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 25) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:00-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
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. Zoo Clues is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards spots? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers.The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with a meaningful perspective of the creatures around them and valuable comparisons to their own human characteristics.
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 Zoo Clues
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 05:00 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 2017-11-04
Episode # 108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Zoo Clues
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 05:00 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 2017-11-11
Episode # 109
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 25) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode bring us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, foods, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.
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 Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 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 2017-11-19
Episode # 207
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 25) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16, follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informative program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our veterinary team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
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 12/31/2017 04:30 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 2017-12-30
Episode # 507
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (20 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But Ture (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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 primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the Weird But True science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful and educational. For instance, in the first episode, our hosts are curious to learn about asteroids, so they set off to explore the biggest meteor crater in the US and meet a real-life meteorite hunter. They also try their hand at tracking down space rocks. Along the way, they discover that meteor crash sites can turn into quicksand. On XPLORATION Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. XPLORATION Weird But True is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 25) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 primarily for the 13-16 target audience, XPLORATION DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training, Steve Spangler, encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step by step demonstrations of do it yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. For instance, Steve Spangler became nationally known with a video of him dropping the candy Mentos into a bottle of diet soda. It erupts in a geyser of soda. On XPLORATION DIY Sci, Spangler demonstrates the experiment and also explains the science of why, on a molecular level, the soda reacts that way to the candy. XPLORATION DIY Sci is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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 primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:00 - 8:30 AM CT
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. This half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 25) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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 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.
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 Eric Holmes
Address 501 Business Loop 70 East
City Columbia
State MO
Zip 65201
Telephone Number (573) 449-0917
Email Address erich@kmiz.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.

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Program Title Ocean Mysteries (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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 (2 of 25) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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 live action series based on the comic strip You Can with Beakman by Jok Church proves that learning about science and nature can be fun and fascinating. Performance artist Paul Zaloom stars as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist whose answers to kids questions reveal the relationships between principles of science and nature and how they impact our daily environment. Topics are addressed with cutting edge humor and state of the art visuals designed to make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest onward for science are Josie (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts). Watching the show on their South Pole TV set are the penguins Herb and Don, a cynical duo who provide comments and quips as Beakman struts his scientific stuff.
Other Matters (3 of 25) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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. Calling Dr. Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers 13 to 16 and the entire family, this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more that 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic. Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Other Matters (4 of 25) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
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. Comedian/scientist Bill Nye stars as the genial host of this popular, fast-moving show designed to get kids interested in the science of everyday, and some not-so-everyday, things. On a full range of subjects, including ecology, biology, chemistry and physics, Nye gives an easy-to-understand, yet informative lesson that both kids and their parents can enjoy.
Other Matters (5 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
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 primarily for the 13 to 16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and Marine Biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how current technology was inspired by nature, and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes, inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel. But engineers aren't the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologist studying the behavior patterns of ants, architects who design "living buildings", and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will show kids how understanding nature cane help them make the next great discovery. After all, nature knows best.
Other Matters (6 of 25) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:00-10:30 AM CT
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, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. 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.
Other Matters (7 of 25) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:30-11:00 AM CT
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, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16, follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informative program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our veterinary team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (8 of 25) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 (9 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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 primarily for the 13 -16 target audience, Xploration Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by brother and sister team of Charles and Kirby Engleman. Chares is the Ecologist, and Kirby is an artist, and both are National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. In this series, Charles and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the "Weird But True" science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful, and educational. For instance, in the first episode, our hosts are curious to learn about asteroids, and so they set off to explore the biggest meteor crater in the US and meet a real-life meteorite hunter. They also try their hand at tracking down space rocks. Along the way, they discover that meteor crash sites can turn into quicksand. ON Xploration Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the how and why behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions.
Other Matters (10 of 25) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:00-10:30 AM CT
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. Zoo Clues is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the entire animal kingdom. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the animal kingdom's most mind-blowing questions: Can birds fly backwards? Are whales fish? Do dogs sweat? Why do zebras have stripes and leopards spots? Questions and clues are presented, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers.The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with a meaningful perspective of the creatures around them and valuable comparisons to their own human characteristics.
Other Matters (11 of 25) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT and Sundays/ 10:00-10:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 10:30-11 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 48
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (12 of 25) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode features Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa teaches teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa takes viewers on an experience to witness firsthand heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
Other Matters (13 of 25) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
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 (14 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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 primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth
Other Matters (15 of 25) Response
Program Title Origins (17.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Origins is a fast paced engaging 30 minute series that explores the remarkable origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, products, games, and ideas from technology, sports, medicine, fashion, business, transportation, nature, government, arts and entertainment, consumer products, agriculture, food, and more.
Other Matters (16 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Other Matters (17 of 25) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 areas 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 (18 of 25) Response
Program Title Rock The Park (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (19 of 25) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
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 brings viewers up close and personal with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. Exciting, surprising and fun, Animal Exploration entertains, informs and inspires viewers as Jarod interacts with creatures in unexpected ways. Jarod takes viewers to the nearest and farthest corners of the globe as well as to the local zoo as he explores the human/ animal interaction in the face of an ever-changing world.
Other Matters (20 of 25) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
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 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.
Other Matters (21 of 25) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode bring us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, foods, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once in a lifetime experiences.
Other Matters (22 of 25) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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, 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 Hanna's Wild Countdown. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown will air digital only.
Other Matters (23 of 25) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
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. "Jungle Jack" Hanna, his family and his crew go where no cameras have gone before, visiting remote locations around the world and encountering elusive animals in their natural habitats. The program is engaging and entertainingly narrative with visual images that will appeal to the target age-range audience. Drop-down information panels and Jack's comments provide a more in-depth information base. Viewers not only learn aspects of a variety of animals and their habitat, but important conservation information as well.
Other Matters (24 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT
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 half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown.
Other Matters (25 of 25) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 primarily for the 13 -16 target audience, Xploration Diy Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training, Steve Spangler, encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. For instance, Steve Spangler became nationally known with a video of him dropping the candy "Mentos" into a bottle of diet soda. It erupts in a geyser of soda. On Xploration Diy Sci, Spangler demonstrates the experiment and also explains the science of why, on a molecular level, the soda reacts that way to the candy.

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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.

Eric Keith Holmes

Programming and Operations Manager


01/08/2018

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