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

FRN:
0023011828
File Number:
0000060393
Submit Date:
10/03/2018
Call Sign:
KTMF
Facility ID:
14675
City:
MISSOULA
State:
MT
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/03/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

COWLES MONTANA MEDIA COMPANY

Doing Business As: COWLES MONTANA MEDIA COMPANY

Chief Engineer

W. 999 RIVERSIDE AVENUE

SPOKANE, WA 99210

United States

+1 (509) 459-5220

khq.inc@khq.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

PAUL CARYL

Director of Engineering

Cowles Montana Media Company

PO Box 600

Spokane, WA 99210

United States

+1 (509) 448-6000

khq.inc@khq.com

Technical Representative

DAVID H. PAWLIK , ESQ. .

David H. Pawlik, attorney at law

1513 Defoe Street

Rockville, MD 20850

United States

+1 (301) 340-3329

dave@dhpawlik.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Missoula
Web Home Page Address www.abcfoxmontana.com

Digital Core Programming

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

Digital Core Programs(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries II
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:30-8 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 Half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries II, 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. "Ocean Mysteries II" is broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries II
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-07
Episode # 317
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries II
List date and time rescheduled 07/14/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-14
Episode # 318
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM MT (effective 9/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. in the awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. Is broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
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 Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:30-8 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime. "Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin" is broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 222
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/11:30-12 PM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Xploration Nature Knows Best" Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel! But engineers aren't the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants; architects who design "Living Buildings"; and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make the next great discovery! Xploration Nature Knows best is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. "Xploration Nature Knows Best" is broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
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 Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays/11-11:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Xploration Earth 2050" What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the filed of STEM education. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience. "Xploration Earth 2050" is broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
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 Calling Dr. Pol II
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM MT (through 9/08/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Calling Dr. Pol II is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family. This inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animal, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animal of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have the chance to understand the challenges and rewards for this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession. "Calling Dr. Pol II" is broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Pol II
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-07
Episode # 207
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Pol II
List date and time rescheduled 07/14/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-14
Episode # 208
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries I
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 Half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries I, 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. "Ocean Mysteries I" is broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries I
List date and time rescheduled 07/14/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-14
Episode # 218
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries I
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-07
Episode # 217
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten "fastest animals in Africa," "tallest insects," "biggest eaters," "smartest birds"...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown. "Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown" is broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 719
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/11-11:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Xploration DIY Sci" Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training - Steve Spangler - encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. For instance, Steve Spangler became nationally-known with a video showing him dropping the candy "Mentos" into a bottle of diet soda. It erupts in a geyser of soda. On Xploration DIY Sci, Spangler demonstrates the experiment and also explains the science of why, on a molecular level, the soda reacts that way to the candy. Xploration DIT Sci is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the filed of STEM education. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home. "Xploration DIY Sci" is broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
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 Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/11-11:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Xploration Awesome Planet" will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look ate the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience. "Xploration Awesome Planet" is broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
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 Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays/11-11:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Xploration Outer Space" This half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a differnet planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space, robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. "Xploration Outer Space" is broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Outer Space
List date and time rescheduled 07/17/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-16
Episode # 146
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. "Sea Rescue" is broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 722
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/11-11:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Xploration Weird But True" Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the "Weird But True" science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful and educational. For instance, in the first episode, our hosts are curious to learn about asteroids - and so they set off to explore the biggest meteor crater in the US and meet a real-life meteorite hunter. They also try their hand at tracking down space rocks. Along the way, they discover that meteor crash sites can turn into quicksand! On Xploration Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. Xploration Weird But True is a half-hour weekly series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. "Xploration Weird But True" is broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
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 Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30 AM MT (effective 9/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. Is broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
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 The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, "The Wildlife Docs," produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. "The Wildlife Docs" is broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 523
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Rock the Park" is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. "Rock the Park" is broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 422
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News
Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7-7:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Emmy-winning Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through eyes if America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. "Into the Wild" is broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2018 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-01
Episode # 1105
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8 AM MT (effective 9/16/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced 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 wild 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. Is broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
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 Rescue Me wtih Dr. Lisa
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8 AM MT (through 9/09/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness first hand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life. "Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa" is broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Questions Response
Title of Program Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2018 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-01
Episode # 106
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol I
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30 AM MT (through 9/08/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Calling Dr. Pol I is a weekly half-hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family. This inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. An enthusiastic and naturally-inclined and well-rounded scholar, Dr. Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animal, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animal of all shapes and sizes. Each week audiences will have the chance to understand the challenges and rewards for this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; Dr. Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. With the added benefit of Dr. Pol's expert analysis and on-screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock. Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession. "Calling Dr. Pol I" is broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Pol I
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-07
Episode # 117
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Pol I
List date and time rescheduled 07/14/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-07-14
Episode # 118
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On each episode of 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. As our featured family embarks on a interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family - and viewers - discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also 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. "Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko" is broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
List date and time rescheduled 09/02/2018 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-09-01
Episode # 222
Reason for Preemption Non-breaking News

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Linda Julius
Address 2200 Stephens Avenue
City Missoula
State MT
Zip 59801
Telephone Number (406) 542-8900
Email Address linda.julius@cowlesmontana.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. STATIONS PRIMARY DIGITAL CHANNEL - FOR 4TH QUARTER 2018...ABC AFFILIATE AND ABC NETWORK 6TH ANNUAL "CHOOSE KINDNESS" CAMPAIGN PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT. OCTOBER IS BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH. THIS CAMPAIGN WILL RUN FROM OCT 1 - OCT 31, 2018. DISNEY/ABC TELEVISION IS PARTNERING WITH GLSEN, GLAAD, PACER AND NO BULLY ALONG WITH ESPN, TO RAISE AWARENESS AROUND NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH. DISNEY/ABC CHOOSE KINDNESS CAMPAIGN FOCUSES ON INSPIRING KIDS, FAMILIES AND CHANGE-MAKERS AROUND THE COUNTRY TO PUT AN END TO BULLYING IN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND ONLINE.

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays/11-11:30 AM MT
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. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the filed of STEM education. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience. To be broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries II
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:30-8 AM MT
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 II, 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. To be broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays/11-11:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a differnet planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space, robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown. Xploration Outer Space is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. To be broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Jewels of the Natural World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8 AM MT
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 wild 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. To be broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:30-8 AM MT
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, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime. To be broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/11-11:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman. Charlie is an Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they are both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the "Weird But True" science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful and educational. For instance, in the first episode, our hosts are curious to learn about asteroids - and so they set off to explore the biggest meteor crater in the US and meet a real-life meteorite hunter. They also try their hand at tracking down space rocks. Along the way, they discover that meteor crash sites can turn into quicksand! On Xploration Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. Xploration Weird But True is a half-hour weekly series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. To be broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/11:30-12 PM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and marine biologist, Danni Washington, exudes energy as she relates how technology all around us was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds, and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly, and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel! But engineers aren't the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants; architects who design "Living Buildings"; and roboticists who are making their designs bigger, stronger, and faster based on animals. This series will help kids to understand how getting outside and taking a look around can help them make the next great discovery! Xploration Nature Knows best is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. To be broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries I
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30 AM MT
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 I, 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. To be broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott II
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM MT (effective 10/06/18)
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 Great Dr. Scott II is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Great Dr. Scott I follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small - providing a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process. To be broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/11-11:30 AM MT
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. Will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look ate the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience. To be broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott I
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30 AM MT (effective 10/06/18)
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 Great Dr. Scott I is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. The Great Dr. Scott I follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small - providing a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process. To be broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/11-11:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host, science educator, and leader in the field of professional educational training - Steve Spangler - encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun, relaxed attitude, Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. For instance, Steve Spangler became nationally-known with a video showing him dropping the candy "Mentos" into a bottle of diet soda. It erupts in a geyser of soda. On Xploration DIY Sci, Spangler demonstrates the experiment and also explains the science of why, on a molecular level, the soda reacts that way to the candy. Xploration DIT Sci is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the filed of STEM education. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home. To be broadcast on the stations tertiary digital channel only.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds. To be broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30 AM MT
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten "fastest animals in Africa," "tallest insects," "biggest eaters," "smartest birds"...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown. To be broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10 AM MT
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. On each episode of 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. As our featured family embarks on a interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family - and viewers - discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family and friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also 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. To be broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7-7:30 AM MT
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. Emmy-winning Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. To be broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. in the awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. To be broadcast on the stations secondary digital channel only.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30 AM MT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Rock the Park" is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. To be broadcast on the stations primary digital channel only.

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

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

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

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

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

Linda Julius

Program Manager


10/03/2018

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