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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
0000058257
Submit Date:
07/11/2018
Call Sign:
WSYM-TV
Facility ID:
74094
City:
LANSING
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/11/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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

SCRIPPS BROADCASTING HOLDINGS LLC

Doing Business As: SCRIPPS BROADCASTING HOLDINGS LLC

David Giles

312 WALNUT STREET

28TH FLOOR

CINCINNATI, OH 45202

United States

+1 (513) 977-3000

DAVE.GILES@SCRIPPS.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

KENNETH C. HOWARD , JR .

BAKER & HOSTETLER LLP

1050 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW

SUITE 1100

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 861-1580

KHOWARD@BAKERLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Benjamin Pidek , P.E .

CONSULTING ENGINEER

Mid-State Consultants

6197 MILLER RD., SUITE 1

SWARTZ CREEK, MI 48473

United States

+1 (810) 226-0750

bpidek@mscon.com

Technical Representative

Roy P. Stype , III .

Carl E. Smith Consulting Engineers

PO Box 807

Bath, OH 44210

United States

+1 (330) 659-4440

rstype@aol.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Lansing
Web Home Page Address http://www.fox47news.com/

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 11.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (47.4 MyNet)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30 AM
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? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (47.4 MyNet)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00 AM
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. For 4.5 Billion years, nature has been perfecting life on earth every shape, size and environment. In this fascinating new STEM series, host Danni Washington looks at the fun and clever way scientists, engineers and innovators are copying plants, animals and more to create some of the world's most amazing advancements
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko (47.3 Bounce)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00-10:30 AM
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. Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (47.4 MyNet)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 AM
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, Ellen Show regular, shows viewers how to conduct amazing science experiments in their own homes. Steve explores a different science concept each episode, using everyday items for his fun experiments proving that anyone can be a scientist.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (Primary Digital Channel 47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00 AM
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 daily life of a 'Country Vet.' Dr. Pol, originally from Holland, has been a vet in Michigan for over 30 years and treats farm animals and family pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Primary Digital channel 47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00 AM
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 half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and -about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (47.3 Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM - 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is a half-hour educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This half-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Jewel of the Natural World (47.3 Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM
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 series offers educational and entertaining television and is produced for viewers aged 13-16. Jewels of The Natural World is an incredible celebration of Nature. Hosted by Nicole Gibbons, this breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (47.4 MyNet)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30 AM
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 Emily Calandrelli, Harvard scholar and former Nasa employee, takes viewers on incredible journeys through space. She visits various NASA facilities as we search for answers about our universe
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (Primary Digital channel 47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. JACK HANNAS INTO THE WILD takes viewers on exciting journeys to learn about animals and the places they live. In addition to the educational aspect of the program, Jack brings the affective aspect to wildlife education, engaging the emotional appeal of the wild animals and the conversation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife. Combining data-oriented scientific information with the concern of the conservation status of wildlife and the environment enforces the educational value and impact of the program. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (Secondary digital 47.2 Me-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00-7:30 AM and 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MYSTERY HUNTERS explores some of the worlds greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try and uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (47.4 MyNet)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00 AM
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. Philippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, explores the most spectacular places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth in this riveting earth science series
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell (Secondary digital 47.2 Me-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00-10:30 AM, 10:30-11:00 AM, 11:00-11:30 AM and 11:30 AM-12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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 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 is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (47.3 Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11:00 AM
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. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are "paying it forward", with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy (Secondary digital 47.2 Me-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00-9:30 AM and 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Primary Digital channel 47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30 AM
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 half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and -about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (Primary Digital Channel 47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30 AM
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 daily life of a 'Country Vet.' Dr. Pol, originally from Holland, has been a vet in Michigan for over 30 years and treats farm animals and family pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (Primary Digital Station 47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 -10:00am
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. A passionate Vet with a heart of gold and countless four legged batters just looking for love. Dr. Lisa matches orphaned and abandoned animals with new homes. Best of all, the pets get a chance for a new life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 21) Response
Program Title All in with Laila Ali (47.3 Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30AM & 10:30-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements. In the half-hour series Laila Ali scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational athletes, showcasing groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary stories. Exploring the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure, this educational program steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (Secondary digital 47.2 Me-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00-8:30 AM and 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 AM
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. Join hosts Charlie and Kirby Engelman as these siblings and science lovers explore the fun and curious ways our world works in Weird But True. From searching for space rocks in Arizona, to diving with sharks in the Keys, to meeting some seriously cool dogs in Alaska no topic is off limits for this adventurous pair
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Gary Baxter-VP/GM
Address 600 West Saint Joseph St.
City Lansing
State MI
Zip 48933
Telephone Number (517) 702-3150
Email Address gary.baxter@fox47news.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.

Other Matters (21)

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali (Digital only 47.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (Digital Only 47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 - 9:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD takes viewers on exciting journeys to learn about animals and the places they live. In addition to the educational aspect of the program, Jack brings the affective aspect to wildlife education, engaging the emotional appeal of the wild animals and the conversation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife. Combining data-oriented scientific information with the concern of the conservation status of wildlife and the environment enforces the educational value and impact of the program. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World (Digital only 47.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Jewels of the Natural World is an incredible celebration of nature. Hosted by Nicole Gibbons, this breathtaking series will give viewers a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. Audiences will have a unique platform to see these animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat. Jewels of the Natural World will explore natural wonders of the world, including the Great Land migration in Africa of millions of wildebeests. Also, viewers will learn more about the struggle for survival for many of Africa's iconic animal species such as hippos, cheetahs, and elephants. Jewels of the Natural World will uncover these amazing facts of nature and teach audiences more about our fascinating natural world.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Digital Only 47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00 - 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. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (Digital only 47.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00-7:30 AM and 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MYSTERY HUNTERS explores some of the worlds greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try and uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 - 10:00AM
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, Ellen Show regular, shows viewers how to conduct amazing science experiments in their own homes. Steve explores a different science concept each episode, using everyday items for his fun experiments proving that anyone can be a scientist.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird but True (47.4 MyNet)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 - 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. Join hosts Charlie and Kirby Engelman as these siblings and science lovers explore the fun and curious ways our world works in Weird But True. From searching for space rocks in Arizona, to diving with sharks in the Keys, to meeting some seriously cool dogs in Alaska no topic is off limits for this adventurous pair
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (Digital only 47.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00-8:30 AM and 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This live-action series based on the comic strip by Jok Church stars performance artist Paul Zaloom as the slightly nutty but never boring scientist who leads a journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how the world works. Topics are addressed with cutting-edge humor and state-of-the-art visuals that make learning fun. Joining Beakman in his quest are Josie (Alanna Ubach), his bright young apprentice, and an oversize, sarcastic rat named Lester (Mark Ritts).
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 - 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A passionate vet with a heart of gold and countless four legged battlers just looking for love. Dr. Lisa matches orphaned and abandoned animals with new homes. Best of all, the pets get a chance for a new life.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The daily life of a 'Country Vet.' Dr. Pol, originally from Holland, has been a vet in Michigan for over 30 years and treats farm animals and family pets.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (47.4 MyNet)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00 - 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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (47.4 MyNet)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00 - 8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Emily Calandrelli, Harvard scholar and former Nasa employee, takes viewers on incredible journeys through space.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali (Digital only 47.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All in with Laila Ali is a weekly half-hour series that delves into the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, each week host Laila Ali profiles inspirational people and showcases their extraordinary achievements.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Digital only 47.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 AM-12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is a half-hour educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This half-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (Digital Only 47.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30 - 8:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (Digital only 47.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00-9:30 AM and 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With 28 Emmys and a slew of other prestigious awards, Disney's resident way-cool scientist knows how to get kids fired up about science. From Earth science to complex discussions on genetics, Bill Nye's enthusiasm for all things science is contagious.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The daily life of a 'Country Vet.' Dr. Pol, originally from Holland, has been a vet in Michigan for over 30 years and treats farm animals and family pets.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell (Digital only 47.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00-10:30 AM, 10:30-11:00 AM, 11:00-11:30 AM and 11:30 AM-12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 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 is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Digital only 47.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30 - 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (47.4 MyNet)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 - 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Philippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, explores the most spectacular places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth in this riveting earth science series
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (47.4 My Net)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30 - 8:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. For 4.5 Billion years, nature has been perfecting life on earth every shape, size and environment. In this fascinating new STEM series, host Danni Washington looks at the fun and clever way scientists, engineers and innovators are copying plants, animals and more to create some of the world's most amazing advancements

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07/11/2018

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