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

FRN:
0023568751
File Number:
0000051804
Submit Date:
04/10/2018
Call Sign:
WGXA
Facility ID:
58262
City:
MACON
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2018
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

WGXA LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WGXA LICENSEE, LLC

c/o C.Harrington-Pillsbury

1200 Seventeenth Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

clifford.harrington@pillsburylaw.com

Company

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Clifford M. Harrington , Esq .

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

clifford.harrington@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network DT1 FOX/DT2 ABC/DT3 COMET
Nielsen DMA Macon
Web Home Page Address www.wgxa.tv

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.5
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 XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS WITH JEFF CORWIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. This program features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
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 WEIRD BUT TRUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am (1/7-3/25/18)
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. This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This program aired on main digital stream.
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 GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
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 XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 9 am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
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 ROCK THE PARK
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am (1/7-3/25/18)
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
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 AMERICA'S HEARTLAND
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
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 THE WILDLIFE DOCS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30am (1/6-/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. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 8:30 am (1/7-3/25/18)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
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 Xploration Outer Space
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday @ 8 am (1/7-3/25/18)
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
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 XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program aired on main digital stream.
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 XPLORATION ANIMAL SCIENCE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 9:30 am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. This animal series takes a unique, scientific approach to animal behavior studies. By going one step further, the program examines how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
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 JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
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 WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program aired on main digital stream.
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 XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:00am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program aired on main digital stream.
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 VACATION CREATION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30am (1/7-3/25/18)
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. In this program the hosts guide a featured family on adventures, as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. Episodes feature families embarking on interactive voyages with immersive learning experiences, discovering unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. The featured families in the program learn the importance of spending time with family, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. From this program, children will learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
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 SEA RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:00am (1/6-3/31/18)
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal, giving the viewer information about medical benefits, rescue, and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important, because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30am (1/7-3/25/18)
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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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 Denise Dehnart
Address 599 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
City Macon
State GA
Zip 31201
Telephone Number (478) 745-2424
Email Address ddehnart@sbgtv.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. The Stations ran the following Public Service Announcements during the 1st Qtr. 2018: Pathways to Employment - :30 Seat Belt Safety - :30 Reduce Food Waste - :60 & :30 Hunger Prevention - :60 & :30 Diversity & Inclusion - :60 & :30 Diabetes Prevention - :10 & :15 Cancer Screening - :30 Lyme Disease - :15 & :30 Hurricane Relief - :30 Learning & Attention Issues - :30 Job Training - :60 Retirement Savings - :30 Goodwill - :60 Stand Up 2 Cancer - :30 Social Security - :30 Credit Counseling - :30 U.S. Air Force - :30 Fatherhood Involvement - :30 Caring for Seniors - :30 Safe Driving - :30 High Blood Pressure - :60 & :30 Texting & Driving - :30 Kids Oral Health - :30 American Humane Society - :60 & :30 Foster Care - :30 Minority Education - :60 & :15 ----- Other Station Activities - 1st Qtr. 2018: Sunday, January 7, Anchor Katie Thurber spoke to Bibb & Monroe County Distinguished Young Women participants about being involved in their community. Thursday, January 11, Anchor Ashley Kirklen spoke to the students of Northeast High School about careers in broadcast media. Saturday, January 13, Anchor Katie Thurber and Assistant News Director Noelle Kachinsky helped hand out awards at the Museum of Aviation's marathon. Tuesday, January 23 Executive Producer Mallory Huff hosted a Job Shadow for Lindsey Everidge. Lindsey got some great experience downloading, cutting videos and scripting. Then got some Multimedia Journalist input from Tavares Jones on editing and tracking. Saturday, January 27, Anchor Eric Mock attended the Maggie Renfroe Benefit concert for the Fuller Center for Housing in Macon. The Fuller Center for Housing, faith-driven and Christ-centered, promotes collaborative and innovative partnerships with individuals and organizations in an unrelenting quest to provide adequate shelter for all people in need worldwide. Thursday February 1, Anchor Nakell Williams and Multimedia Journalist Claudia Coco attended the Dancing Stars of Central Georgia Meet and Greet. The coordinators revealed the contestants for the competition scheduled for May. The event is a fundraiser for the Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Thursday, February 8, Assistant News Director Noelle Kachinsky visited the University of Georgia in Athens and spoke to students about careers and internships in broadcast media. Thursday, February 8, Anchor Ashley Kirklen attended the Boys and Girls Club Annual Youth of the Year Awards for Middle Georgia. For nearly 70 years, the Youth of the Year program has honored and celebrated the nation's most inspiring teens and their incredible journeys. Each year, one exceptional Club member is selected to be the National Youth of the Year, serving as an ambassador for Boys & Girls Club youth as well as a voice for all our nation's young people. Sunday, February 11, Anchor Katie Thurber led an interview workshop for the participants of the Bibb & Monroe County Distinguished Young Women. Sunday, February 18, Multimedia Journalist Jennifer Munoz attended the Miss Warner Robins Roundtable at City Hall. She was a part of the roundtable discussion with topics including current events and potential question the candidates may be asked during the pageant. Wednesday, February 21, Anchors Katie Thurber, Rick Devens, and Nakell Williams along Multimedia Journalist Tavares Jones and Photographer Perry Smith attended the Jefferson Awards Banquet. The banquet was Emceed by Anchor Ashley Kirkland and celebrated people in Middle Georgia who made significant contributions to the community. Wednesday, February 28, Anchor Nakell Williams participated in the Springdale Elementary School's Career Day / Black History Celebration. Friday, March 2, Multimedia Journalist Victoria De Cardenas participated in Read Across America. Local leaders and members of the community were reading to kids in schools to encourage their interests in reading. Victoria read to the students of Hunt Elementary School. Friday, March 2, Anchor Katie Thurber participated in Read Across America. Local leaders and members of the community were reading to kids in schools to encourage their interests in reading. Katie read to the students of Hartley Elementary School. Friday, March 2, Anchor Eric Mock participated in Read Across America. Local leaders and members of the community were reading to kids in schools to encourage their interests in reading. Eric read to the students of Kay Road Elementary School. Friday, March 2, Multimedia Journalist Claudia Coco participated in Read Across America. Local leaders and members of the community were reading to kids in schools to encourage their interests in reading. Claudia read to the students of Bernd Elementary School. Friday, March 2, Multimedia Journalist Evan Watson participated in Read Across America. Local leaders and members of the community were reading to kids in schools to encourage their interests in reading. Evan read to the students of Hartley Elementary School. Friday, March 2, Multimedia Journalist Danielle Apolinar participated in Read Across America. Local leaders and members of the community were reading to kids in schools to encourage their interests in reading. Danielle read to the students of Brookdale Elementary School. Saturday, March 3, Anchor Nakell Williams emceed the Macon Undy Race. The event was hosted by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. Tuesday, March 6, Meteorologist Matt Mack visited Windsor Academy to speak to them about his job. Wednesday, March 7, Anchor Ashley Kirklen and Multimedia Journalists Tavares Jones and Shannon Lilly visited Georgia College in Milledgeville. They met the journalism students of the Media Law and Ethics class and shared the many ins and outs of launching a career in broadcast news. Saturday, March 17, Anchor Nakell Williams participated in a meet and greet for the Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon, GA. Saturday, March 17, Anchor Katie Thurber emceed the Cherry Blossom Festival Bed Race in downtown Macon. She was accompanied by radio host Gentleman George. Thursday, March 22, Anchor Nakell Williams attended the United Way Awards Luncheon in Warner Robins, GA. Saturday, March 24, Multimedia Journalist Eric Mock attended the funeral of Breon Porter on behalf of the station. Porter was paralyzed from the neck down in March 2016 after breaking up a fight on a basketball court in Pineview. Saturday, March 24, Anchor Katie Thurber Judged the Dublin and Laurens County Distinguished Young Women program. Monday, March 26, Multimedia Journalist Claudia Coco attended the first ever all girl Cub Scouts den meeting in Gray Georgia. She helped them gain their movie making badge and spoke to them about her job as a journalist.

Other Matters (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title THE WILDLIFE DOCS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30am (4/7-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00am (4/7-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 16 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am (4/1-6/24/18)
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:00am (4/7-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 830am (4/1-6/24/18)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30am (4/1-6/24/18)
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses "everyday" items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00am (4/7-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION NATURE KNOWS BEST
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am (4/7-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION WEIRD BUT TRUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7am (4/1-6/24/18)
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. This program explores topics like ancient Greece, tornadoes and ostriches by uncovering fun, strange and surprising facts. An episode example includes making paper ships together and learning the history of pirates. Children are encouraged to be curious and learn about science, history and culture through creativity and the scientific method. This program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 930am (4/7-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animal series takes a unique, scientific approach to animal behavior studies. By going one step further, the program examines how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 7:30am (4/1-6/24/18)
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. In this program the hosts guide a featured family on adventures, as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. Episodes feature families embarking on interactive voyages with immersive learning experiences, discovering unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. The featured families in the program learn the importance of spending time with family, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. From this program, children will learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am (4/7-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS WITH JEFF CORWIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am (4/7-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am (4/7-6/30/18)
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 8am (4/1-6/24/18)
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
Other Matters (16 of 20) Response
Program Title SEA RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:00am (4/7-6/30/18)
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal, giving the viewer information about medical benefits, rescue, and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important, because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.2.
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:00am (4/7-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am (4/7-6/30/18)
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. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals, and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species, with the aid of up-close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding, it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9am (4/7-6.30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 24.3.
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 8:30am (4/7-6/30/18)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program airs on main digital stream.

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Denise Dehnart

Regional Program Coordinator, SBG


04/10/2018

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