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

FRN:
0003476421
File Number:
0000039444
Submit Date:
01/10/2018
Call Sign:
WDAF-TV
Facility ID:
11291
City:
KANSAS CITY
State:
MO
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2018
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

WDAF LICENSE, INC.

Doing Business As: WDAF LICENSE, INC.

Matt Rankin

3030 SUMMIT STREET

KANSAS CITY, MO 64108

United States

+1 (816) 932-9219

matt.rankin@wdaftv4.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jason Roberts

Senior Counsel

Tribune Media Company

Jason Roberts

435 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

+1 (312) 222-3894

jroberts@tribunemedia.com

Legal Representative

Cris Wyatt

VP Technology

WDAF LICENSE, INC.

Cris Wyatt

3030 SUMMIT STREET

KANSAS CITY, MO 64108

United States

+1 (816) 932-9136

cris.wyatt@wdaftv4.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 Kansas City
Web Home Page Address www.fox4kc.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 2.73
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: 10.5
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 Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8am ch 4.2 / Sat. 9am ch 4.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program is a weekly reality series featuring wild animals at the San Diego Zoo. Each episode shows researchers learning about the habitats and unique behaviors to each animal such as living patterns and raising their young.
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 Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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 program explores the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as the host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes focus on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and the search for life beyond earth and highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the program's content.
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 Xploration Outer Space
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/2017 05:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2017-11-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 8am ch 4.4
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. Think Big is a weekly half hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas and how they work to bring their ideas to fruition.
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 Culture Click
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.11:30am-12pm ch 4.2
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. The series explores the history and genesis of and the reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives.
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 Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9-9:30am
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. The program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, to help viewers 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 (6 of 24) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10am ch 4.3
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. The program features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week the program goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation.
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 Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Each week the team of brother and sister hosts take a look at various strange physical events such as storms, space rocks, archaeology and discover the science behind strange events.
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 Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/2017 04:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 11/12/2017 04:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 12/16/2017 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-12-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Weird But True
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/2017 04:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-18
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8am ch 4.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue is a weekly half hour series about compassionate individuals who come to the aid of animals in distress.
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 The Brady Barr Experience
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10am ch 4.2
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. In the series viewers will go behind the scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wildlife and animal conservation. As a seasoned herpetologist, Dr. Brady Barr has traveled to five continents, worked with hundreds of scientists and has gotten up close and personal with some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet.
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 The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9 & 9:30am ch 4.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 series follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that takes care for over 2000 animals from nutrition, preventative care and medical emergencies.
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 Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am
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. The program focuses on the attributes of animals such as hunting, nesting, flight and demonstrates how humans can learn from these animal traits and apply them to their own lives.
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 Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program looks at what the world may look like in 2050. Episodes will focus on advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and where they may lead us. With the input of scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
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 Xploration Earth 2050
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Earth 2050
List date and time rescheduled 11/05/2017 05:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Earth 2050
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/2017 04:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-11-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10am ch 4.3
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. The program is a weekly series showing how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. From Tesla coils to t-shirt cannons, from cigar-box guitars to giant video projectors, imagination is turned into reality.
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 Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
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 host, a 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. Steve takes viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments.
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 Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 11/11/2017 04:00 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 2017-11-11
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 11/04/2017 04:00 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 2017-11-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/2017 04:00 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 2017-11-18
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 12/16/2017 04:00 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 2017-12-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 11/25/2017 04:00 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 2017-11-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 12/02/2017 04:00 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 2017-12-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 10/07/2017 04:00 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 2017-10-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-10-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 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 program groups animal behaviors and physical characteristics into groups from a human point of view. It makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
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 Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am ch 4.2
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. The series is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North American wild places.
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 Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:30am ch 4.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales is a weekly half hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. The show features dogs of all sizes, shapes, and breeds from across the United States.
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 Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 7am & 7:30am ch 4.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 4
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 Real Winning Edge is a weekly half hour series profiling teens who have overcome challenges successfully and who are introduced by celebrities in their field of talent.
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 Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 9:30am ch 4.3
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. The program is a weekly half hour series showcasing the latest inventions and new ideas to help teen viewers work towards a more sustainable future. The program talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists and activists to find out where the planet is headed.
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 Animal Outakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30am ch 4.3
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. The program visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Teen viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the world.
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 Missing
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 8:30am ch 4.4
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. The program profiles cases of missing children and young adults from across the United States and the efforts to bring their cases to closure.
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 America's Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7am ch 4.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An inside look at the people and processes involved in bringing food fuel and fiber to those in the United States and around the world. Americas Heartland brings viewers compelling stories about farm families and agricultural technology and consumer issues and more.
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 Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am ch 4.2
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. The program informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures.
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 Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am ch 4.2 / Sun 9am ch 4.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 program is a weekly reality series focuses on the dedicated people who care for and study the unique wild animals at the San Diego Zoo. The program highlights the living environments and eating habits of the wild animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Matt Rankin
Address 3030 Summit Street
City Kansas City
State MO
Zip 64108
Telephone Number (816) 753-4567
Email Address matt.rankin@fox4kc.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. WDAF-TV Kansas City added digital network "TBD" airing on virtual channel 4.4 on Monday 12/18/17.

Other Matters (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program looks at what the world may look like in 2050. Episodes will focus on advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and where they may lead us. With the input of scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title American's Heartland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7am ch 4.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An inside look at the people and processes involved in bringing food, fuel, and fiber to those in the United States and around the world. Americas Heartland brings viewers compelling stories about farm families, agricultural technology, consumer issues, and more.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program groups animal behaviors and physical characteristics into groups from a human point of view. It makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program explores the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as the host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes focus on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and the search for life beyond earth and highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the program's content.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Outakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun.9:30am Ch4.3
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 program visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Teen viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the world.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, to help viewers strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth.
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am ch 4.2 /Sun.9am ch 4.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program is a weekly reality series focuses on the dedicated people who care for and study the unique wild animals at the San Diego Zoo. The program highlights the living environments and eating habits of the wild animals.
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8am ch 4.2 / Sat.9am ch 4.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program is a weekly reality series featuring wild animals at the San Diego Zoo. Each episode shows researchers learning about the habitats and unique behaviors to each animal such as living patterns and raising their young.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Brady Barr Experience
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10-10:30am ch 4.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In the series viewers will go behind the scenes with Dr. Brady Barr for a captivating ride through the world of wildlife and animal conservation. As a seasoned herpetologist, Dr. Brady Barr has traveled to five continents, worked with hundreds of scientists and has gotten up close and personal with some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.11:30am-12pm ch 4.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series explores the history and genesis of and the reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives.
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program focuses on the attributes of animals such as hunting, nesting, flight and demonstrates how humans can learn from these animal traits and apply them to their own lives.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 8:30am ch 4.4
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 program profiles cases of missing children and young adults from across the United States and the efforts to bring closure.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10am ch 4.3
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 program is a weekly series showing how people transform ordinary junk into amazing creations. While introducing a whole new generation of makers, the program features extraordinary individuals developing extraordinary things. From Tesla coils to t-shirt cannons, from cigar-box guitars to giant video projectors, imagination is turned into reality.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The host, a 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. Steve takes viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.11-11:30am ch4.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures.
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.9-9:30am / 9:30-10am ch 4.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that takes care for over 2000 animals from nutrition, preventative care and medical emergencies.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10am ch 4.3
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 program features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each week it goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:30am ch 4.4
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 is a weekly half hour television series all about dogs and the people who love them. The show features dogs of all sizes, shapes, and breeds from across the United States.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 9:30am ch 4.3
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 Program is a weekly half hour series showcasing the latest inventions and new ideas to help teen viewers work towards a more sustainable future. The program talks to inventors, visionaries, scientists and activists to find out where the planet is headed.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the team of brother and sister hosts take a look at various strange physical events such as storms, space rocks, archaeology and discover the science behind strange events.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10:30-11am ch 4.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North American wild places.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7am & 7:30am ch 4.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half hour series profiling teens who have overcome challenges successfully and who are introduced by celebrities in their field of talent.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 8am ch 4.4
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 is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas and the process to bring them to fruition.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8am ch 4.4
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 Rescue is a weekly half hour series about compassionate individuals who come to the aid of animals in distress.

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Program Manager


01/10/2018

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