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

FRN:
0005017900
File Number:
0000051371
Submit Date:
04/09/2018
Call Sign:
WFXB
Facility ID:
9054
City:
MYRTLE BEACH
State:
SC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2018
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

SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS

Doing Business As: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS

Beverly B. Poston

ONE TELEVISION PLACE

CHARLOTTE, NC 28205

United States

+1 (704) 372-4434

BPoston@bahakel.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Representative

Elizabeth Spainhour

Brooks, Pierce et al.

Elizabeth Spainhour

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

espainhour@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

M. Anne Swanson

Legal Counsel

Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP

M. Anne Swanson

1800 M Street NW

Suite 800N

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 383-3342

ASwanson@wbklaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX/MeTV/QVC/ThisTV
Nielsen DMA Myrtle Beach-Florence
Web Home Page Address www.wfxb.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 3.42
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 504.0
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: 9.35
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(27)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 27) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Get Wild" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding animals and their habitats. The series is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo, and features notable animal experts. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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" is a weekly half hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. This program aired on the station's main digital channel.
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 Missing
List date and time rescheduled 03/31/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-31
Episode # M-1009
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Missing
List date and time rescheduled 01/27/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-27
Episode # M-1000
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Missing
List date and time rescheduled 03/10/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-10
Episode # M-1006
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Missing
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-24
Episode # M-1008
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Missing
List date and time rescheduled 03/17/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-03-17
Episode # M-1007
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Missing
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-01-20
Episode # M-999
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, "Xploration Station Weird But True" will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful, and educational. The hosts inspire teens to question the HOW and Why behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. "Xploration Station Weird But True" is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience's interest in the field of STEM education. This program aired on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 27) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8am-8:30am
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. "Beakman's World" furthers the educational & informational needs of children aged 13-16. The entire series deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. It offers scientific content, scientific theories, the vocabulary and facts of science and the processes of scientific thinking. The scientific content of "Beakman's World" overlaps with a significant number of the standards for science education that are prevalent in the curricula of today's schools. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? From personal jet packs to self-driving cars, "Xploration Station: Earth 2050" explores these ideas and more with technology gurus, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. The Xploration Station E/I block encompasses the best of modern science. The shows will not only encourage interest in particular topics, but also plant the seeds for a lifelong fascination with science. The Xploration Station shows will serve a vital role inspiring students to undertake STEM careers. This program aired on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 27) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am-9am
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. "Beakman's World" furthers the educational & informational needs of children aged 13-16. The entire series deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. It offers scientific content, scientific theories, the vocabulary and facts of science and the processes of scientific thinking. The scientific content of "Beakman's World" overlaps with a significant number of the standards for science education that are prevalent in the curricula of today's schools. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 27) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm-1pm
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. "Dragonfly TV" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including scientific principles and their practical applications in everyday life. The show also provides informative segments on various sports and academic activities and science and research techniques, allowing students to conduct their own experiments. The weekly series also promotes children's writing and creative skills. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am-10:30am
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. "Saved by the Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenage friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use, and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 27) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am-10:30am
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Wild World at the San Diego Zoo" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Wild World" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The series provides an in-depth look at the behavior and life cycles of various rare and exotic animals. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am-11:30am
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. "Saved by the Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenage friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use, and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 27) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "So You Want to Be" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "So You Want to Be" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12pm-12:30pm
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. "Animal Rescue" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating, and helping various animals. The program exerts an extremely positive influence on young viewers; the stories are wonderful illustrations of the best of human instincts. Its particular strengths are its themes of respect and compassion for all living creatures, its informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments, and the techniques and teamwork of rescue personnel. It provides valuable information to young viewers about the animals themselves, their habits, development and behavior, and also promotes awareness of important environmental issues. "Animal Rescue" strongly promotes the kind of pro-social values that are of inestimable importance in shaping the growth and character of young people. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 27) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am-9:30am
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. "Bill Nye, the Science Guy" will transform how students between the ages of 13 and 16 engage with science understanding, learning through experimentation and science action through social justice. The show is age appropriate and supports the interest as well as educational needs of students. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: DIY Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, "Xploration Station: DIY Science" will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. With a fun, relaxed attitude, the host 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. "Xploration Station: DIY Science" is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience's 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. This program aired on the station's main digital channel.
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 Station: DIY Science
List date and time rescheduled 03/17/2018 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 2018-03-17
Episode # 128
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station: DIY Science
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2018 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 2018-03-24
Episode # 129
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station: DIY Science
List date and time rescheduled 01/27/2018 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 2018-01-27
Episode # 121
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station: DIY Science
List date and time rescheduled 03/10/2018 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 2018-03-10
Episode # 127
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am-12pm
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. "Saved by the Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenage friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use, and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Xploration Station Awesome Planet" hosts and experts explore the most spectacular places on earth and learn how it all came to be. Xplore bubbling volcanoes. Raft magnificent glacial lakes. Hike the deepest canyons. Dive the deepest oceans. The Xploration Station E/I block encompasses the best of modern science. The shows will not only encourage interest in particular topics, but also plant the seeds for a lifelong fascination with science. The Xploration Station shows will serve a vital role inspiring students to undertake STEM careers. This program aired on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am-11am
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Animal Outtakes" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Animal Outtakes" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding various critters in the animal kingdom. The series visits zoos and sanctuaries across the United States to learn about different species and their habitats. This series aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 27) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am-8am
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. "Mystery Hunters" targets kids ages 13-16 and explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk myths, and offer explanations for legends. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 27) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1pm-1:30pm
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. "Biz Kids" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems, and developing important life skills. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, "Biz Kids" provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am-11am
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. "Saved by the Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenage friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use, and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 27) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7am-7:30am
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. "Mystery Hunters" targets kids ages 13-16 and explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk myths, and offer explanations for legends. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 27) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am-10am
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. "Bill Nye, the Science Guy" will transform how students between the ages of 13 and 16 engage with science understanding, learning through experimentation and science action through social justice. The show is age appropriate and supports the interest as well as educational needs of students. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 27) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am-11am
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Living Greener" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Living Greener" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding our environment and showcasing the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The series travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today's environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 27) Response
Program Title Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am-11:30am
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Make TV" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Make TV" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. The series features a wide variety of individuals combining their imagination with scientific principles to create an assortment of engineering wonders. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am-9am
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. "Xploration Station: Outer Space" will collaborate with NASA to entertain, educate, fascinate, and stimulate. "Floating in Zero Gravity." "How to Wash Your Hair in Space." "Is There Life Beyond Earth?" "Space Weather." The Xploration Station E/I block encompasses the best of modern science. The shows will not only encourage interest in particular topics, but also plant the seeds for a lifelong fascination with science. The Xploration Station shows will serve a vital role inspiring students to undertake STEM careers. This program aired on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, "Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best" will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series will show kids how understanding nature can help them make the next great discovery. "Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best" is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience's interest in the field of STEM education. This program aired on the station's main digital channel.
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 Station: Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 03/10/2018 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 2018-03-10
Episode # 127
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2018 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 2018-03-24
Episode # 129
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2018 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 # 120
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 01/27/2018 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 2018-01-27
Episode # 121
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 03/17/2018 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 2018-03-17
Episode # 128
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (27 of 27) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:30pm-2pm
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. "Career Day" is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. "Career Day" provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. "Career Day" complies with the FCC Children's Television Rules by furthering the educational and informational needs of children 13 years of age and up. This program aired on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Liaison Contact

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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 Rigby Wilson
Address 3364 Huger St.
City Myrtle Beach
State SC
Zip 29577
Telephone Number (843) 828-4300
Email Address rwilson@wfxb.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. One or more episodes of children's programming that was preempted during the quarter was not rescheduled. The Digital Core Programming Summary section of this report would not permit the station to include preemption reports for such unrescheduled preemptions, and FCC Staff has advised that no preemption report for such unrescheduled episodes is necessary.

Other Matters (27)

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Other Matters (1 of 27) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Living Greener" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Living Greener" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding our environment and showcasing the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The series travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today's environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (2 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm-12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, "Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best" will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series will show kids how understanding nature can help them make the next great discovery. "Xploration Station: Nature Knows Best" is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience's interest in the field of STEM education. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (3 of 27) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Bill Nye, the Science Guy" will transform how students between the ages of 13 and 16 engage with science understanding, learning through experimentation and science action through social justice. The show is age appropriate and supports the interest as well as educational needs of students. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Other Matters (4 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Other Matters (5 of 27) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "So You Want to Be" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "So You Want to Be" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. The series gives teenagers an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (6 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Animal Outtakes" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Animal Outtakes" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding various critters in the animal kingdom. The series visits zoos and sanctuaries across the United States to learn about different species and their habitats. This series will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (7 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Xploration Outer Space" will collaborate with NASA to entertain, educate, fascinate and stimulate. "Floating in Zero Gravity." "How to Wash Your Hair in Space." "Is There Life Beyond Earth?" "Space Weather." The Xploration Station E/I block encompasses the best of modern science. The shows will not only encourage interest in particular topics, but also plant the seeds for a lifelong fascination with science. The Xploration Station shows will serve a vital role inspiring students to undertake STEM careers. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (8 of 27) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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" is a weekly half hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (9 of 27) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:30pm-2pm
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. "Career Day" is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. "Career Day" provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. "Career Day" complies with the FCC Children's Television Rules by furthering the educational and informational needs of children 13 years of age and up. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (10 of 27) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1pm-1:30pm
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. "Biz Kids" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, "Biz Kids" provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (11 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Other Matters (12 of 27) Response
Program Title Wild World at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Wild World at the San Diego Zoo" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Wild World" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The series provides an in-depth look at the behavior and life cycles of various rare and exotic animals. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (13 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am-8am
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" hosts and experts explore the most spectacular places on earth and learn how it all came to be. Xplore bubbling volcanoes. Raft magnificent glacial lakes. Hike the deepest canyons. Dive the deepest oceans. The Xploration Station E/I block encompasses the best of modern science. The shows will not only encourage interest in particular topics, but also plant the seeds for a lifelong fascination with science. The Xploration Station shows will serve a vital role inspiring students to undertake STEM careers. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (14 of 27) Response
Program Title Make TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Make TV" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Make TV" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. The series features a wide variety of individuals combining their imagination with scientific principles to create an assortment of engineering wonders. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (15 of 27) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Beakman's World" furthers the educational & informational needs of children aged 13-16. The entire series deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. It offers scientific content, scientific theories, the vocabulary and facts of science and the processes of scientific thinking. The scientific content of "Beakman's World" overlaps with a significant number of the standards for science education that are prevalent in the curricula of today's schools. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Other Matters (16 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Other Matters (17 of 27) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Beakman's World" furthers the educational & informational needs of children aged 13-16. The entire series deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. It offers scientific content, scientific theories, the vocabulary and facts of science and the processes of scientific thinking. The scientific content of "Beakman's World" overlaps with a significant number of the standards for science education that are prevalent in the curricula of today's schools. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Other Matters (18 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics lead us? From personal jet packs to self-driving cars, "Xploration Earth 2050" explores these ideas and more with technology gurus, science fiction writers and creative thinkers. The Xploration Station E/I block encompasses the best of modern science. The shows will not only encourage interest in particular topics, but also plant the seeds for a lifelong fascination with science. The Xploration Station shows will serve a vital role inspiring students to undertake STEM careers. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (19 of 27) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am-8am
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. "Mystery Hunters" targets kids ages 13-16 and explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanation for legends. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Other Matters (20 of 27) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Bill Nye, the Science Guy" will transform how students between the ages of 13 and 16 engage with science understanding, learning through experimentation and science action through social justice. The show is age appropriate and supports the interest as well as educational needs of students. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Other Matters (21 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, "Xploration Weird But True" will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful, and educational. The hosts inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. "Xploration Weird But True" is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience's interest in the field of STEM education. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (22 of 27) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm-1pm
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" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including scientific principles and their practical applications in everyday life. The show also provides informative segments on various sports and academic activities and science and research techniques, allowing students to conduct their own experiments. The weekly series also promotes children's writing and creative skills. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (23 of 27) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: DIY Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1pm-1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, "Xploration Station: DIY Science" will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. With a fun, relaxed attitude, the host 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. "Xploration Station: DIY Science" is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience's 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. This program will air on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (24 of 27) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12pm-12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals. The program exerts an extremely positive influence on young viewers; the stories are wonderful illustrations of the best of human instincts. Its particular strengths are its themes of respect and compassion for all living creatures, its informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and the techniques and teamwork of rescue personnel. It provides valuable information to young viewers about the animals themselves, their habits, development and behavior, and also promotes awareness of important environmental issues. "Animal Rescue" strongly promotes the kind of pro-social values that are of inestimable importance in shaping the growth and character of young people. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (25 of 27) Response
Program Title Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Get Wild at the San Diego Zoo" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Get Wild" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of understanding animals and their habitats. The series is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo, and features notable animal experts. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.3.
Other Matters (26 of 27) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.
Other Matters (27 of 27) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7am-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Mystery Hunters" targets kids ages 13-16 and explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanation for legends. This program will air on the station's digital subchannel 18.4.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

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.

Rigby Wilson

General Manager


04/09/2018

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