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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0002144608
File Number:
0000050072
Submit Date:
04/05/2018
Call Sign:
WSYX
Facility ID:
56549
City:
COLUMBUS
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Superceded
Status Date:
04/06/2018
Filing Status:
Inactive



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

WSYX LICENSEE, INC.

Doing Business As: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.

Harvey Arnold

10706 Beaver Dam Road

Cockeysville, MD 21030

United States

+1 (410) 568-1500

harnold@sbgtv.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Paul Cicelski , Esq .

Lerman Senter PLLC

2001 L St NW

Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6756

pcicelski@lermansenter.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 Columbus OH
Web Home Page Address www.abc6onyourside.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 3.5
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: 7.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 10:30-11AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff who cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:30-11AM (01/07/2018 - 03/25/2018)
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. This program focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco friendly. The program travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing todays environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gives insight into our future way of life. Aired on tertiary digital channel 6.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9-9:30AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Pandas living patterns. Aired on tertiary digital channel 6.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9:30-10AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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. Join host Jeff Corwin as he embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rider and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime. Airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9-9:30AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 program chooses a region, or special adaptions animals have made or a specific animal and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert picking ten animals who have made special adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. Aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Food For Thought
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 12-12:30PM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 programs young host, Claire Thomas, shows viewers how everyday life can inspire culinary creations. In each episode, Claire shows how food can be used as a tool to explore new places, meet new people and learn about new cultures. The inspiration for the food prepared on the program can come from family, friends, or people asking for her expertise. No matter how exotic or familiar the location, Claire is always in search of new tastes. While teaching the viewer how to prepare the particular inspired dish, she also promotes a healthy attitude towards food and life. Program aired on tertiary digital stream 6.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 10-10:30AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits rescue and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. Aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 program is about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida; a sanctuary for sea turtles; and, a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. Aired on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 12:30-1PM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 program explores connections in history which affect pop culture and our lives today. Using a unique flowchart style, the program draws surprising connections between such subjects such as what do Justin Bieber and Cleopatra have in common, or what connection did John Wilkes Booth have to Abraham Lincoln, or what do cavemen have to do with pancakes. Through these comparisons, the program introduces the viewer to American history, Greek mythology, and architecture, as well as fashion and pop culture, and inspires the viewer to learn more about the subjects. Aired on tertiary digital stream 6.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11-11:30AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 program is about various occupations and professions in todays workforce. Children will learn about varied occupations through an up close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands on observer with an expert in a particular field. Aired on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 12-12:30PM (01/07/2018 - 03/25/2018)
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. America's Heartland provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. Aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 9:30-10AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. Aired on tertiary digital channel 6.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11:30AM-12PM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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. 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 brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, 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. Airs on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 10-10:30AM & 10:30-11AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Aired on tertiary digital stream 6.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11-11:30AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. Aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr Experience
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11-11:30AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 action packed series documents the work of Herpetologist Dr. Brady Barr, who has traveled the globe and worked with hundreds of scientists to study some of the worlds most dangerous and endangered amphibious predators such as alligators and crocodiles. Dr. Bradys life work has been to protect these powerful animals. By increasing the viewers knowledge and understanding, Barr hopes to save both human and reptile lives. Aired on tertiary digital stream 6.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10-10:30AM (01/07/2018 - 03/25/2018)
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. Aired on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11:30AM-12PM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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. Wildlife expert Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North Americas wild places. Through this program, viewers will have a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of adventures, such as paddling the Grand Canyon, skiing with wolverines in British Columbia, observing mountain lions in Montana, staking out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigating a ravens nest, observing polar bears on Alaskas northern slope, and climbing rugged extremes in pursuit of Maines black bears. These adventures will bring the viewer a rare experience with endangered species - some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystem they call home. Aired on tertiary digital stream 6.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30AM (01/06/2018 - 03/31/2018)
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 program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Pandas living patterns. Aired on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11-11:30AM (01/07/2018 - 03/25/2018)
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. This program is an exciting and entertaining series which takes viewers on location to explore the magnificent and immense world of Africas animals. Ushaka, a young South African host, takes the viewer from the brushlands of the Savanna to the great Okavango, and from the greatest game reserves to the most remote beaches of Madagascar, and more. The viewer will see everything from rare African birds to creepy crawlers, to animal babies interacting with their mothers and siblings. The viewer will learn about life science as well as biological facts, which will educate the viewer about the natural activities of a species as well as its environment, the need for wildlife conservation, and how to better support the protection of endangered species. Aired on tertiary digital channel 6.3.
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 Rick White
Address 1261 Dublin Road
City Columbus
State OH
Zip 43215
Telephone Number (614) 481-6675
Email Address rwhite@sbgnet.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. WSYX broadcasts a minimum of three hours weekly, programs which provide both educational and informational needs of children. We believe that these programs have unlimited value. During this past quarter, WSYX telecast numerous public service announcements aimed at children 16 years of age and under. We also air on a regular basis PSAs provided to us by Drug Free America and the Ad Council, which are geared toward children. Our PSA's are designed for a general audience, but also serve children 16 years of age and under. Our general audience programs which serve children 16 years of age and under include our local news which airs Mon-Fri 5-7am, 12-1pm, 5-6:30pm and Mon-Sun 11-11:35pm. Non-broadcast efforts directed toward children include numerous public appearances this quarter by News personnel. Public appearances are ongoing projects.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 10-10:30AM & 10:30-11AM
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 program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Airs on tertiary digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits rescue and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. Airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 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. This program celebrates the inventors, artists, and everyday people who mix old and new technology to create new products. On the program, every-day items are transformed for new purposes in the up-cycling process. Viewers are encouraged to combine critical thinking, imagination, and scientific principles to create products that meet the ever-changing needs of our society. Airs on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title The Brady Barr Experience
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. This action packed series documents the work of Herpetologist Dr. Brady Barr, who has traveled the globe and worked with hundreds of scientists to study some of the worlds most dangerous and endangered amphibious predators such as alligators and crocodiles. Dr. Bradys life work has been to protect these powerful animals. By increasing the viewers knowledge and understanding, Barr hopes to save both human and reptile lives. Airs on tertiary digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. This program chooses a region, or special adaptations animals have made or a specific animal and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert picking ten animals that have made special adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. Airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Pandas living patterns. Airs on tertiary digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 12-12:30PM
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. Airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11:30AM-12PM
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. 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 brings us to diverse locations where our family and viewers discover unique cultural events, food, 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. Airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. Airs on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. Join host Jeff Corwin as he embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rider and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime. Airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. Airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11:30AM-12PM
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 Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action packed odyssey through North Americas wild places. Through this program, viewers will have a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of adventures, such as paddling the Grand Canyon, skiing with wolverines in British Columbia, observing mountain lions in Montana, staking out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigating a ravens nest, observing polar bears on Alaskas northern slope, and climbing rugged extremes in pursuit of Maines black bears. These adventures will bring the viewer a rare experience with endangered species some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystem they call home. Airs on tertiary digital stream.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Food For Thought
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 12-12:30PM & 12:30-1PM
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 programs young host, Claire Thomas, shows viewers how everyday life can inspire culinary creations. In each episode, Claire shows how food can be used as a tool to explore new places, meet new people and learn about new cultures. The inspiration for the food prepared on the program can come from family, friends, or people asking for her expertise. No matter how exotic or familiar the location, Claire is always in search of new tastes. While teaching the viewer how to prepare the particular inspired dish, she also promotes a healthy attitude towards food and life. Airs on tertiary digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 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. This program focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The program travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing todays environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gives insight into our future way of life. Airs on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff who cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 11-11:30-AM
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. SO YOU WANT TO BE 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 SO YOU WANT TO BE goes on location to an actual working job site, allowing teens an up close and personal experience with a particular occupation. Airs on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. Animal Outtakes is divided into educational, entertaining and interactive segments. Discussion points include informative backgrounds on the uniqueness of each animal, the care and habits of these animals and how they survive and/or affect the eco system in the world. The show also focuses on how to protect and preserve the animals, animal encounters, medical discussions and care for the animals, and features for the pet of the week. Animal Outtakes is closed captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast for children ages 13 to 16. Airs on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Pandas living patterns. Airs on secondary digital channel 6.2.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. Airs on tertiary digital stream.

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Rick White

Regional Program Coordinator


04/05/2018

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