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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000050172
Submit Date:
04/05/2018
Call Sign:
WXIX-TV
Facility ID:
39738
City:
NEWPORT
State:
KY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/05/2018
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

WXIX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WXIX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

201 MONROE STREET

RSA TOWER, 20TH FLOOR

MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1400

fcclms@raycommedia.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Ann W Bobeck , Esq .

Legal Counsel

COVINGTON & BURLING, LLP

Ann W. Bobeck

One CityCenter

850 Tenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5719

abobeck@cov.com

Legal Representative

Robert E. Thurber , Jr. .

Vice President, Engineering

Raycom Media, Inc.

RSA Tower, 20th Floor

201 Monroe Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1409

bthurber@raycommedia.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Cincinnati
Web Home Page Address www.fox19now.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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (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 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. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to inform and engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects" and "smartest birds".
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 Rock the Park (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1PM (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 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform teens 13-16 years of age by tapping into America's love affair with our national parks. Hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, and see the hosts raft through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, and climb the Grand Teton in Wyoming.
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 Xploration Earth 2050 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7-7:30AM (1/7/18 - 3/25/18)
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. Xploration Earth 2050, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program illustrates how STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts are applied in groundbreaking innovations that foreshadow what the world might look like in just a few decades. Each episode explores a different area in which technology is making great advances, and includes experts in a wide variety of STEM fields working to improve people's lives today and tackle future challenges. [There were 12 Sundays in the quarter.]
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 Dragonfly TV (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8AM (1/6/18- 3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. Dragonfly TV, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program highlights children "doing" projects, with real hands-on experience, and demonstrates practical applications for mathematics and science. The program introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem-solving skills, allowing them to investigate science on their own. [Program was preempted for breaking news on Saturday 1/13/18]
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 (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (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 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. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to inform and engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects" and "smartest birds".
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 Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30AM (1/7/18 - 3/25/18)
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. Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is designed and produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. In each episode, a deserving family is sent on an amazing journey of discovery in an interactive and exciting vacation. Families learn about the unique cultural events, foods, activities and traditions of their chosen destination. Teens also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times, as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity and finding ways to heal and bond while sharing their once-in-a-lifetime experiences. [There were 12 Sundays in the quarter.]
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 Xploration DIY Sci (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (1/7/18 - 3/25/18)
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. Xploration DIY Sci, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Host Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments young viewers can do at home. Using a fun and relaxed approach and step-by-step demonstrations, the program is designed to increase and expand the interest of young viewers in the field of STEM education, using items they can find in their own homes. [There were 12 Sundays in the quarter.]
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 Biz Kid$ (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11-11:30AM (1/14/18 - 3/25/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 1/14/18. There were 12 Sundays in the quarter. Program was preempted on 2/18/18 for network sports and rescheduled to its second home time period on Sunday, 2/25 at 12PM.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Biz Kids
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 2018-02-18
Episode # 107
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (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 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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half-hour series designed to inform and educate viewers 13 to 16 years of age. In this action-packed series, host Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode takes the viewers to a unique area of the world to explore the area's natural wonders and bring them close to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures.
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 Everyday Health (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11AM (1/7/18 - 3/25/18)
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. Everyday Health, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show is designed to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. In each episode, the hosts travel the country to find those people who are 'paying it forward' to promote health and wellness in their communities. [There were 12 Sundays in the quarter.]
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 Real Life 101 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30-9AM (1/7/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's Main Digital Channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do. [Regularly scheduled in this time period from 9/2017 through 1/7/18; moved to new regularly scheduled time period beginning 1/14/18.]
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 Sea Rescue (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12PM (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 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. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to the animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology.
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 All In with Laila Ali (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (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 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. All In with Laila Ali, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16, each episode scours the globe to track down compelling stories, inspirational athletes and groundbreaking achievements, inspiring teens to go all in with their dreams.
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 Think Big (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30AM (1/6/18 - 3/31/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years of age. The series shows kids and teens actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time. [Program was preempted for breaking news on Saturday 1/13]
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 Jewels of the Natural World (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (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 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. Jewels of the Natural World, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced for teens 13-16 and is an incredible celebration of nature. Audiences will have a unique platform to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet, observing them up-close and in their natural habitats. Viewers will explore the natural wonders of the world, and learn about the struggle for survival for many of Africa's iconic animal species.
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 Biz Kid$ (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8-8:30AM (1/7/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. [Regularly scheduled in this time period from 9/2017 through 1/7/18; moved to new regularly scheduled time period beginning 1/14/18.]
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 Sea Rescue (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30PM (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 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. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology.
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 All In with Laila Ali (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (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 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. All In with Laila Ali, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16, each episode scours the globe to track down compelling stories, inspirational athletes and groundbreaking achievements, inspiring teens to go all in with their dreams.
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 Animal Tails (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12PM (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 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is a half-hour variety show designed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Hosted by Mark Curry, the show delves into all sorts of animal kingdoms - from household pets to the massive rhinoceros. Viewers will not only gain further knowledge of animals they study in school, they will be introduced to new and exotic creatures they might never had seen before.
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 Real Life 101 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30A-12P (1/14/18 - 3/25/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's Main Digital Channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 1/14/18. There were 12 Sundays in the quarter. Preempted on 2/18/18 for network sports. Originally rescheduled to second home time period on 2/25 at 12:30PM but preempted by last minute network sports program change and rescheduled to second home time period on Sunday 3/4 at 12:30PM.]
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 Real Life 101
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 2018-02-18
Episode # 274
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Think Big (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 12-12:30PM (1/20/18 Only)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years of age. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time. [Program aired in this time period on a one time only basis, following its preemption for breaking news the previous week.]
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 12:30-1PM (1/20/18 Only)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications for mathematics and science. The program introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem-solving skills, allowing children to investigate science on their own. [Program aired in this time period on a one time only basis, following its preemption for breaking news the previous week.]
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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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 Debbie Bush
Address 635 W. 7th Street
City Cincinnati
State OH
Zip 45203
Telephone Number (513) 562-2402
Email Address dbush@fox19now.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. WXIX-TV airs a variety of public service announcements in teen time periods. Campaigns include not wasting food and discovering nature. WXIX-TV is also involved in a variety of ongoing and seasonal non-broadcast activities such as career day presentations, community festivals, and fundraising efforts for Special Olympics. Due to breaking news coverage on Saturday, January 13, 2018 the following programs were preempted in their entirety - Think Big (7-7:30AM) and Dragonfly TV (7:30-8AM). These programs were rescheduled to other time periods within seven days, and listing services were notified to alert viewers to the rescheduled time periods.

Other Matters (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30A-12PM (4/1/18 - 6/24/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's Main Digital Channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do. [Regularly scheduled in this time period in second and third quarters; however, program will be preempted by extensive network sports on June 17 - July 1.]
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Think Big (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30AM (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. Think Big, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years of age. The series shows kids and teens actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time.
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (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. Jewels of the Natural World, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16, and is an incredible celebration of nature. Audiences will have a unique platform to discover some of the most fascinating animals on the planet, observing them up-close and in their natural habitats. Viewers will explore the wonders of the world, and learn about the struggle for survival for many of Africa's iconic animal species.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12PM (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. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology.
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8AM (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. Dragonfly TV, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens ages 13-16. The program highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications for mathematics and science. The program introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30AM (4/1/18 - 6/24/18)
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. Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is designed and produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. In each episode, a deserving family is sent on an amazing journey of discovery in an interactive and exciting vacation. Families learn about the unique cultural events, foods, activities and traditions of their chosen destination. Teens also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times, as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity and finding ways to heal and bond while sharing their once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11-11:30AM (4/1/18 - 6/24/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13-16 year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy , and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. [Regularly scheduled in this time period in second and third quarters; however, program will be preempted by extensive network sports on June 17 - July 1.]
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30-1PM (4/1/18 - 6/24/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's Main Digital Channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do. [Regularly scheduled beginning in this time period beginning 4/1/18 and continuing in second and third quarters; however, program will be preempted by extensive network sports on June 17 - July 1.]
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12-12:30PM (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. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (4/1/18 - 6/24/18)
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, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Host Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments young viewers can do at home. Using a fun and relaxed approach and step-by-step demonstrations, the program is designed to increase and expand the interest of young viewers in the field of STEM education using items they can find in their own homes.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12PM (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. Animal Tails, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is a half hour variety show designed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Hosted by Mark Curry, the show delves into all sorts of animal kingdoms - from household pets to the massive rhinoceros. Viewers will not only gain further knowledge of animals they study in school, they will be introduced to new and exotic creatures they might never have seen before.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (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 Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to engage and inform viewers 13-16 as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", and "smartest birds."
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title All in with Laila Ali(Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (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. All in with Laila Ali, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16, each episode scours the globe to track down compelling stories, inspirational athletes and groundbreaking achievements, inspiring teens to go all in with their dreams.
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1PM (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. Rock the Park, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age by tapping into America's love affair with our national parks. Hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on Earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, and see the hosts raft through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, and climb the Grand Teton in Wyoming.
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (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 Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to engage and inform viewers 13-16 as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", and "smartest birds."
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7-7:30AM (4/1/18 - 6/24/18)
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, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program illustrates how STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts are applied in ground-breaking innovations that foreshadow what the world might look like in just a few decades. Each episode explores a different area in which technology is making great advances, and includes experts in a wide variety of STEM fields working to improve people's lives today and tackle future challenges.
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title All in with Laila Ali (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (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. All in with Laila Ali, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16, each episode scours the globe to track down compelling stories, inspirational athletes and groundbreaking achievements, inspiring teens to go all in with their dreams.
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Secondary Digital Channel - Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11AM (4/1/18 - 6/24/18)
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. Everyday Health, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show is designed to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. In each episode, the hosts travel the country to find those people who are 'paying it forward' to promote health and wellness in their communities.
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Secondary Digital Channel - Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (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. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half hour series designed to inform and educate viewers 13-16 years of age. In this action-packed series, host Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode takes the viewers to a unique area of the world to explore the area's natural wonders and bring them close to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures.
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (Main Digital Channel - WXIX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12-12:30PM (4/1/18 - 6/24/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13-16 year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy , and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 4/1/18 and continuing in second and third quarters; however, program will be preempted by extensive network sports on June 17 - July 1.]

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Debbie Bush

VP/General Manager


04/05/2018

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