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

FRN:
0003801594
File Number:
0000049716
Submit Date:
04/03/2018
Call Sign:
KENS
Facility ID:
26304
City:
SAN ANTONIO
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/03/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2018

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

KENS-TV, INC.

Doing Business As: KENS-TV, INC.

Denise Branson, Sr. Paralegal

TEGNA Inc.

7950 Jones Branch Drive

McLean, VA 22107

United States

+1 (703) 873-6606

dbranson@TEGNA.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Ann Bobeck , Esq .

Legal Representative

Covington & Burling, LLP

Ann Bobeck

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5719

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Legal Representative

Jeffrey Johnson

Vice President Projects

TEGNA Inc.

Jeffrey Johnson

7950 Jones Branch Drive

McLean, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6736

jsjohnson@tegna.com

Technical Representative

William Meintel

Senior Partner

Meintel, Sgrignoli, & Wallace, LLC

William Meintel

PO Box 907

Warrenton, VA 20188

United States

+1 (540) 428-2308

william.meintele@mswdtv.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA San Antonio
Web Home Page Address www.kens5.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 452.31
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: 7.77
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Whaddyado(aired on Secondary Program Stream)(.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9a-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
Total times aired 18
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. Designed to inform, educate, inspire and entertain children about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could crop up at any time, anywhere.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD(5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 12 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 based on Jack Hanna traveling the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. He informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, while teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship.
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 INTO THE WILD(5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/13/2018 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 2018-01-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD(5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/10/2018 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 2018-02-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD(5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/31/2018 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 2018-03-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD(5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/24/2018 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 2018-02-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD(5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/13/2018 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 2018-01-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD(5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2018 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 2018-02-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD(5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/07/2018 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 2018-03-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition(aired on Secondary Program Stream)(.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10a-12p
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. Dogs and the people who love them, featuring 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 (6 of 14) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10a
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. Litton's first scripted series depicting government intrigue and a teenage coming of age story from two unique perspectives - life as a United States Postal Inspector and life seen through the eyes of a young man living with paralysis who is determined to follow in his late father's footsteps and become a Postal Inspector. Each week will feature case stories from the U.S.P.I.S., as well as important social issues and valuable life lessons. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (aired on Secondary Program Stream) (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/7a-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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 educational series takes viewers on a journey around the world to meet all kinds of animals, from the familiar to the not-so-familiar. "Animal Atlas" teaches viewers about the animal's lives, histories and adaptations that allow them to survive in their environment. Whether it's visiting monkeys or heading underwater for a look at mammals that live-in the ocean, "Animal Atlas" brings animals from around the globe into viewer's homes for an up-close look at how the animals live.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Walking Wild(aired on Secondary Program Stream)(.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 930a-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 world of wild and exotic animals, how they live and are cared for at the San Diego Zoo.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series will be a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions - and the perseverance, passion, and price required to bring them to life. Featuring the 'what if it never happened', 'the innovation by accident,' and a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology, this TV series will appeal to young viewers and their families. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders(aired on Secondary Program Stream) (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's 9a-930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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. Welcome to the world of Wild Wonders, Inc. where kids and adults can tame their curiosity for wildlife. Through live interactive programs and tours at our site or yours, our wildlife educators and our 150 animal-ambassadors will take you on a dynamic adventure you will not forget. Our goal is to excite the public and foster a desire to preserve and learn about the wildlife and the important role they play in the planet we share.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (aired on Secondary Program Stream) (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's, 7a-8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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 educational series takes viewers on a journey around the world to meet all kinds of animals, from the familiar to the not-so-familiar. "Animal Atlas" teaches viewers about the animal's lives, histories and adaptations that allow them to survive in their environment. Whether it's visiting monkeys or heading underwater for a look at mammals that live-in the ocean, "Animal Atlas" brings animals from around the globe into viewer's homes for an up-close look at how the animals live.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals(aired on Secondary Program Stream)(.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday. 10a-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 44
Total times aired 44
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. Each episode will consist of four different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs(aired on Secondary Program Stream)(.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10a-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 36
Total times aired 36
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. Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11a
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday/630a-7a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response

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 Marty Schack
Address 5400 Fredericksburg Road
City San Antonio
State TX
Zip 78229
Telephone Number (210) 366-5000
Email Address mschack@kens5.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG 2 ENCORES (5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild(5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11a-1130a
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 based on Jack Hanna traveling the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. He informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, while teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Dogs with Jobs(aired on Secondary Program Stream)(.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10a-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title THE HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series will be a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions - and the perseverance, passion, and price required to bring them to life. Featuring the 'what if it never happened', 'the innovation by accident,' and a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology, this TV series will appeal to young viewers and their families. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Walking Wild(airs on Secondary Program Stream)(.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 930a-10a
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 world of wild and exotic animals, how they live and are cared for at the San Diego Zoo.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas(.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7a-8a
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. This educational series takes viewers on a journey around the world to meet all kinds of animals, from the familiar to the not-so-familiar. "Animal Atlas" teaches viewers about the animal's lives, histories and adaptations that allow them to survive in their environment. Whether it's visiting monkeys or heading underwater for a look at mammals that live-in the ocean, "Animal Atlas" brings animals from around the globe into viewer's homes for an up-close look at how the animals live.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10a
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. Litton's first scripted series depicting government intrigue and a teenage coming of age story from two unique perspectives - life as a United States Postal Inspector and life seen through the eyes of a young man living with paralysis who is determined to follow in his late father's footsteps and become a Postal Inspector. Each week will feature case stories from the U.S.P.I.S., as well as important social issues and valuable life lessons. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders(airs on Secondary Program Stream)(.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9a-930a
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. Welcome to the world of Wild Wonders, Inc. where kids and adults can tame their curiosity for wildlife. Through live interactive programs and tours at our site or yours, our wildlife educators and our 150 animal-ambassadors will take you on a dynamic adventure you will not forget. Our goal is to excite the public and foster a desire to preserve and learn about the wildlife and the important role they play in the planet we share.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM(5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11a
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. PET VET DREAM TEAM follows talented veterinarians Dr. Lisa Chimes and Dr. Andrew Marchevsky of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital, where they deal with compelling cases of infirm and injured pets. Viewers also see exotic animal expert Tim Faulkner in action at the Australian Reptile Park, where he cares for animals big and small, from crocodiles to koalas. Together, these three authorities race to cure their furry and feathered charges. Educating viewers on a range of medical procedures and zoological practices along the way. As viewers catch a behind-the-scenes look at the veterinary profession, they also learn responsibility and empathy for animals of all kinds through the passionate work of the PET VET DREAM TEAM.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild(5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30a-12p
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 based on Jack Hanna traveling the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. He informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, while teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Whaddyado(aired on Secondary Program Stream)(.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9a-10a
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. Designed to inform, educate, inspire and entertain children about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could crop up at any time, anywhere.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas(.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7a-9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 educational series takes viewers on a journey around the world to meet all kinds of animals, from the familiar to the not-so-familiar. "Animal Atlas" teaches viewers about the animal's lives, histories and adaptations that allow them to survive in their environment. Whether it's visiting monkeys or heading underwater for a look at mammals that live-in the ocean, "Animal Atlas" brings animals from around the globe into viewer's homes for an up-close look at how the animals live.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales Family Edition(airing on Secondary Program Stream)(.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10a-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Dogs and the people who love them, featuring dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds from across the United States.

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04/03/2018

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