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

FRN:
0029118650
File Number:
0000049283
Submit Date:
04/02/2018
Call Sign:
WFXT
Facility ID:
6463
City:
BOSTON
State:
MA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/02/2018
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

COX MEDIA GROUP NORTHEAST, LLC

Doing Business As: COX MEDIA GROUP NORTHEAST, LLC

Chief Engineer

25 FOX DRIVE

DEDHAM, MA 02027

United States

+1 (781) 467-2525

sean.anker@coxinc.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Sean Anker

Chief Engineer

WFXT(TV)

Sean Anker

25 Fox Drive

Dedham, MA 02027

United States

+1 (781) 467-1020

sean.anker@coxinc.com

Technical Representative

Christina Burrow

Legal Representative

Cooley LLP

Christina Burrow

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20004

United States

+1 (202) 776-2687

cburrow@cooley.com

Legal Representative

S Merrill Weiss

Technical Consultant

Merrill Weiss Group LLC

S Merrill Weiss

227 Central Ave

Metuchen, NJ 08840

United States

+1 (732) 494-6400

merrill@mwgrp.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX (25.1), ESCAPE (25.2) & LAFF (25.3)
Nielsen DMA Boston (Manchester)
Web Home Page Address http://www.Boston25news.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 2:30PM-3:00PM (1/6/18 - 3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 9
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. XPLORATION DIY Sci is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home. The program will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training, Steve Spangler, encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science.
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 EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/04/2018 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 2018-02-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/18/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/14/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/01/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/21/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/04/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/11/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/28/2018 12:00 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 2018-01-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/04/2018 04:30 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 2018-02-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00PM-12:30PM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provides important information about each animals living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. In one episode, viewers learn about the unique relationship between a cheetah and dog. Another episode spotlights the various eating habits of different animals. Wild Wonders is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TOWN, U.S.A. II (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00PM-12:30PM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs, from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town, USAs highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog, beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USAs trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 2:00PM-2:30PM (1/6/18 - 3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 9
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Nature Knows Best is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel! But engineers are not the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants; architects who design living buildings; and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make the next great discovery!
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 EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/11/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/18/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/04/2018 03:00 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 2018-02-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/04/2018 02:30 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 2018-02-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/14/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/28/2018 11:30 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 2018-01-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/01/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/21/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/04/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title RECIPE REHAB (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30PM-01:00PM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES II (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30AM-11:00AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Jack Hannas Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET I (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM - 11:00AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title OUTBACK ADVENTURES WITH TIM FAULKNER (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00AM - 11:30AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Outback Adventures With Tim Faulkner is a live action, half-hour television program. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TOWN, U.S.A. I (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30AM-12:00PM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs, from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town, USAs highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog, beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USAs trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title MISSING II (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM-1:00PM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM - 1:00PM (1/6/18 - 3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 8
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. Xploration Outer Space Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. This new half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. (When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/01/2018 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 2018-03-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/25/2018 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 XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/18/2018 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 XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/07/2018 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 2018-01-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/11/2018 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 #6

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/04/2018 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 XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/14/2018 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 2018-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/11/2018 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 2018-02-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title MISSING (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM - 10:30AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET II (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM - 11:30AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES I (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00AM-10:30AM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Jack Hannas Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title EXPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00PM-12:30PM (1/6/18 - 3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 8
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. Xploration Awesome Planet. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/11/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/07/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/18/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/01/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/25/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/14/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/04/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program EXPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/11/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1:30PM-02:00PM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 9
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
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 hosts Charlie and Kirby Engleman as these siblings and science-lovers explore the fun and curious ways our world work in... Weird But True. From searching for space rocks in Arizona, to diving with sharks in the Keys, to meeting some seriously cool dogs in Alaska - no topic is off limits for this adventurous pair.
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 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/18/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-03
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Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/01/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/04/2018 04:00 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 2018-02-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/04/2018 02:00 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 2018-02-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/04/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/14/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/21/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/11/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/07/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1:00PM-01:30PM (1/6/18-3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 9
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Earth 2050 What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment
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 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/11/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/14/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/07/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/04/2018 11:00 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 2018-02-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/18/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 01/21/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 03/04/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 02/25/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-02-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/01/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Eric Casella
Address WFXT 25 Fox Drive
City Dedham
State MA
Zip 02026
Telephone Number (781) 467-1488
Email Address eric.casella@coxinc.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. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies that it fully complied with the commercial limits, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to all program specifically intended for children ages twelve and under. On January 6, 2018, Xploration Nature Knows Best and Xploration DIY SCI started 10 minutes late due to long running sports. Both programs ran in their entirety from 2:10PM to 2:40PM and 2:40PM to 3:10PM respectively.

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET TV II (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00AM-11:30AM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title MISSING I (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00AM-10:30AM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. Missing educates the under-16 viewer as to what potential dangers arise, and how, specifically, these dangers can be successfully dealt with (i.e. your safety tips). In addition to helping find missing persons, Missing meets and exceeds the informational and educational needs of children under 16 (not to mention their parents).
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TOWN, USA II (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00PM-12:30PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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 Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs, from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town, USAs highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog, beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USAs trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES I (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00AM-10:30AM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050 (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1:00PM-1:30PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. Xploration Earth 2050 What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00PM-12:30PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. Xploration Awesome Planet Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1:30PM-2:00PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. XPLORATION Weird But True is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. Join hosts Charlie and Kirby Engleman as these siblings and science-lovers explore the fun and curious ways our world work in... Weird But True. From searching for space rocks in Arizona, to diving with sharks in the Keys, to meeting some seriously cool dogs in Alaska - no topic is off limits for this adventurous pair.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title OUTBACK ADVENTURES WITH TIM FAULKNER (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00AM-11:30AM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13 to 16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TOWN, USA I (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30AM-12:00PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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 Town, USA is a story of the men and women who devote their lives to the healing and happiness of dogs, from every corner of the nation. Built on 33,000 acres of pristine land in Utah, Dog Town, USA is the nation's preeminent facility dedicated to finding safe homes for abandoned dogs. Each week, Dog Town, USAs highly skilled staff and internationally renowned experts first create a safe sanctuary for dogs from around the world. Medical professionals provide unique personal care to each dog, beginning the detailed process of rehabilitation in preparation for uniting each dog with a loving new family and home. Dog Town, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. Dog Town, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Dog Town, USAs trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES I (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30AM-11:00AM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. In each program, the cameras follow the host, Jack Hanna, as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each program is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30PM-1:00PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. Xploration Outer Space. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. This new half-
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title WALKING WILD (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00AM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. Walking Wild is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters. The program also gives teen viewers a unique up-close examination of each wild animal. In one episode, viewers explore the life patterns of elephants and the key to their longevity. Another episode focuses on Galapagos turtles and how they manage to survive. Walking Wild is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title MISSING II (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30PM-1:00PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 2:00PM-2:30PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. Xploration Nature Knows Best is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel! But engineers are not the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants; architects who design living buildings; and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make the next great discovery!
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title BETTER PLANET TV (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM-11:00AM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earth's ever-changing ecosystem.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title WILD WONDERS (25.2 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - ESCAPE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00PM-12:30PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. Wild Wonders is a weekly half-hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences. The program also provides important information about each animals living habits and includes interviews with people who care for them. In one episode, viewers learn about the unique relationship between a cheetah and dog. Another episode spotlights the various eating habits of different animals. Wild Wonders is a series intended to educate and inform viewers all about life in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title XPLORATION DIY SCI (25.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 2:30PM-3:00PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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. XPLORATION DIY Sci is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home. The program will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training, Steve Spangler, encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. Target audience: 13-16 years old.
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Program Title RECIPE REHAB (25.3 DIGITAL MULTICAST ONLY - LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30PM-01:00PM (4/7/18 - 6/30/18)
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 this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.

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

Eric Casella

Director of Programming


04/02/2018

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