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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000070168
Submit Date:
04/08/2019
Call Sign:
WXIX-TV
Facility ID:
39738
City:
NEWPORT
State:
KY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2019

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WXIX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

Doing Business As: WXIX LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC

4370 Peachtree Road, NE

Atlanta, GA 30319

United States

+1 (513) 421-1919

allfcclms@gray.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

David Burke

Senior Vice President and CTO

Gray TV

David Burke

RSA Tower, 20th Floor

201 Monroe Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

United States

+1 (334) 206-1475

david.burke@gray.tv

Technical Representative

Joan Stewart , Esq .

Legal Counsel

Wiley Rein LLP

Joan Stewart

1776 K Street NW

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 719-7438

jstewart@wilyrein.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 504.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 9.0
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(26)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 26) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12PM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
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, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show is designed to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. In each episode, the hosts travel the country to find those people who are 'paying it forward' to promote health and wellness in their communities. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning first quarter.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 26) Response
Program Title Game Changers (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30AM (1/6/19 - 3/31/19)
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. Game Changers, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13 to 16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities. Each episode takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 26) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30AM-12PM (2/3/19 - 3/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's Main Digital Channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning February 3, 2019.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 26) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30AM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half-hour series designed to inform and educate viewers 13 to 16 years of age. In this action-packed series, host Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode takes the viewers to a unique area of the world to explore the area's natural wonders and bring them close to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 26) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11-11:30AM (2/3/19 - 3/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning February 3, 2019.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 26) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10:30-11:00AM (1/4/19 - 3/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
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. Zoo Clues, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning first quarter. Due to an error in programming provided directly from the network, on January 4, 2019 at 10:30AM Zoo Clues #102 aired without the required E/I graphic. As a result, WXIX did not include this airing in our core E/I total. The program with the required graphic was made good in the second home time period on Friday 1/18/19 at 11:30AM. The episode on January 18 at 10:30AM (#106) was delayed to its second home time period on January 18 at 12:30PM.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Zoo Clues
List date and time rescheduled 01/18/2019 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 2019-01-04
Episode # 102
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Zoo Clues
List date and time rescheduled 01/18/2019 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 2019-01-18
Episode # 106
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 26) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7-7:30AM (1/6/19 - 3/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Earth 2050, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program illustrates how STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts are applied in groundbreaking innovations that foreshadow what the world might look like in just a few decades. Each episode explores a different area in which technology is making great advances, and includes experts in a wide variety of STEM fields working to improve people's lives today and tackle future challenges. [Program was preempted on January 19 and February 3 for major breaking news stories.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 26) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10:00-10:30AM (1/4/19 - 3/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
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. Zoo Clues, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning first quarter. Due to an error in programming provided directly from the network, on January 4, 2019 at 10:00AM Zoo Clues #101 aired without the required E/I graphic. As a result, WXIX did not include this airing in our core E/I total. The program with the required graphic was made good in the second home time period on Friday 1/18/19 at 11:00AM. The episode on January 18 at 10AM (#105) was delayed to its second home time period on January 18 at 12PM.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Zoo Clues
List date and time rescheduled 01/18/2019 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 2019-01-18
Episode # 105
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Zoo Clues
List date and time rescheduled 01/18/2019 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 2019-01-04
Episode # 101
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (9 of 26) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:00-8:30AM (1/4/19 - 3/29/19)
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. Safari Tracks, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitats. Each week, the show explores the African continent - from the brush lands of the savanna to the great Okavango delta. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 1/4/19.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 26) Response
Program Title Biz Kids (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (1/5/19 - 1/26/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business. [Regularly scheduled in this time period through January 26, 2019. Moved to new regular time period on February 3, 2019. Program was preempted on January 12 due to major breaking news.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 26) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to inform and engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects" and "smartest birds".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 26) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-12:30PM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provides to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 26) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
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, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show is designed to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. In each episode, the hosts travel the country to find those people who are 'paying it forward' to promote health and wellness in their communities. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning first quarter.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 26) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1:00PM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park 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, the hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face-to-face with nature and some of the most amazing places on Earth. Viewers 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. The hosts even embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - the Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 26) Response
Program Title Think Big (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30AM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years of age. The series shows kids and teens actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time. [Episode was preempted on 1/12/19 for major breaking news.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 26) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8AM (1/5/19- 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program highlights children "doing" projects, with real hands-on experience, and demonstrates practical applications for mathematics and science. The program introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem-solving skills, allowing them to investigate science on their own. [Program was preempted on 1/12/19 for major breaking news.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Science (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 9:30-10:00AM (1/4/19 - 3/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Science, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, is a weekly half-hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, this show goes beyond simply looking at the behavior of animals, to exploring how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning first quarter. Due to an error in programming provided directly from the network, on January 4, 2019 at 9:30AM Animal Science #106 aired without the required E/I graphic. As a result, WXIX did not include this airing in our core E/I total. The program with the required graphic was made good in the second home time period on Friday 1/18/19 at 10:30AM.]
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 Animal Science
List date and time rescheduled 01/18/2019 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 2019-01-04
Episode # 106
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (18 of 26) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (1/6/19 - 3/31/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration DIY Sci, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Host Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments young viewers can do at home. Using a fun and relaxed approach and step-by-step demonstrations, the program is designed to increase and expand the interest of young viewers in the field of STEM education, using items they can find in their own homes. [Program was preempted on January 19 and February 3 by major breaking news stories.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 26) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30-9:00AM (1/4/19 - 3/29/19)
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. Safari Tracks, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitats. Each week, the show explores the African continent - from the brush lands of the savanna to the great Okavango delta. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning 1/4/19.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 26) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11AM (1/5/19 - 1/27/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's Main Digital Channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do. [Regularly scheduled in this time period through January 26, 2019. Moved to new regular time period effective February 3, 2019. Program was preempted on January 12, 2019 for major breaking news.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is a half-hour variety show designed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Hosted by Mark Curry, the show delves into all sorts of animal kingdoms - from household pets to the massive rhinoceros. Viewers will not only gain further knowledge of animals they study in school, they will be introduced to new and exotic creatures they might never had seen before. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning first quarter.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 26) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12PM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 26) Response
Program Title Game Changers (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11AM (1/6/19 - 3/31/19)
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. Game Changers, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13 to 16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities. Each episode takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is a half-hour variety show designed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Hosted by Mark Curry, the show delves into all sorts of animal kingdoms - from household pets to the massive rhinoceros. Viewers will not only gain further knowledge of animals they study in school, they will be introduced to new and exotic creatures they might never had seen before. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning first quarter.]
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 26) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (1/5/19 - 3/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to inform and engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects" and "smartest birds".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Science (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 9:00-9:30AM (1/4/19 - 3/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Science, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, is a weekly half-hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, this show goes beyond simply looking at the behavior of animals, to exploring how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. [Regularly scheduled in this time period beginning first quarter. Due to an error in programming provided directly from the network, on January 4, 2019 at 9:00AM Animal Science #105 aired without the required E/I graphic. As a result, WXIX did not include this airing in our core E/I total. The program with the required E/I graphic was made good in the second home time period on Friday 1/18/19 at 10:00AM.]
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 Animal Science
List date and time rescheduled 01/18/2019 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 2019-01-04
Episode # 105
Reason for Preemption Other

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 4) Response
Program Title Animal Science (Channel 19.4 Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Friday, 9-9:30AM (1/4/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Science, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, is a weekly half-hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, this show goes beyond simply looking at the behavior of animals, to exploring how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673?

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 4) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Friday, 10:30-11AM (1/4/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Clues, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673?

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 4) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Friday, 10-10:30AM (1/4/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Clues, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673?

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 4) Response
Program Title Animal Science (Channel 19.4 Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Friday, 9:30-10AM (1/4/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Science, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, is a weekly half-hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, this show goes beyond simply looking at the behavior of animals, to exploring how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673?

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Debbie Bush
Address 635 W. 7th Street
City Cincinnati
State OH
Zip 45203
Telephone Number (513) 562-2402
Email Address dbush@fox19now.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. WXIX-TV airs a variety of public service announcements in teen time periods. Campaigns include not wasting food and discovering nature. WXIX-TV is also involved in a variety of ongoing and seasonal non-broadcast activities such as career day presentations and community festivals. Due to an error in programming provided directly from the network (Ion TV) on January 4, 2019 from 9:00AM to 11:00AM, episode #105 of Animal Science at 9AM, episode #106 of Animal Science at 9:30AM, episode #101 of Zoo Clues at 10AM and episode #102 of Zoo Clues at 10:30AM aired without the required E/I graphic. As a result, we did not include the January 4 runs of these episodes in our core E/I totals. The episodes ran again in their second home time periods on January 18 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM with the E/I graphic and those runs are included in the core E/I programming.

Other Matters (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to engage and inform viewers 13-16 as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", and "smartest birds."
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7-7:30AM (4/7/19 - 6/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration Earth 2050, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program illustrates how STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts are applied in ground-breaking innovations that foreshadow what the world might look like in just a few decades. Each episode explores a different area in which technology is making great advances, and includes experts in a wide variety of STEM fields working to improve people's lives today and tackle future challenges.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30-1PM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
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, the hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face-to-face with nature and some of the most amazing places on Earth. Viewers 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. The hosts even embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - the Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, is a weekly half hour series designed to inform and educate viewers 13-16 years of age. In this action-packed series, host Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode takes the viewers to a unique area of the world to explore the area's natural wonders and bring them close to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12-12:30PM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10-10:30AM (4/5/19 - 6/28/19)
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. Zoo Clues, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment.
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10:30-11AM (4/5/19 - 6/28/19)
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. Zoo Clues, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The program poses fascinating animal-related questions to viewers, gives them clues to the right answer, and then explains the right answer, allowing young viewers to interact and learn. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with information to understand and appreciate animals and the environment
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A-12PM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Everyday Health, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show is designed to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. In each episode, the hosts travel the country to find those people who are 'paying it forward' to promote health and wellness in their communities.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is a half-hour variety show designed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Hosted by Mark Curry, the show delves into all sorts of animal kingdoms - from household pets to the massive rhinoceros. Viewers will not only gain further knowledge of animals they study in school, they will be introduced to new and exotic creatures they might never had seen before.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30AM-12PM (4/7/19 - 3/30/19)
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. Real Life 101, which airs on WXIX's Main Digital Channel, introduces young people 13-16 to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" so they can see for themselves why these professionals love what they do.
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11-11:30AM (4/7/19 - 6/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13-16 year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy , and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts and social studies, as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30AM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Everyday Health, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The show is designed to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. In each episode, the hosts travel the country to find those people who are 'paying it forward' to promote health and wellness in their communities.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11AM (4/7/19 - 6/30/19)
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. Game Changers, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13 to 16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities. Each episode takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11AM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is a half-hour variety show designed to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Hosted by Mark Curry, the show delves into all sorts of animal kingdoms - from household pets to the massive rhinoceros. Viewers will not only gain further knowledge of animals they study in school, they will be introduced to new and exotic creatures they might never had seen before.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8AM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens ages 13-16. The program highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications for mathematics and science. The program introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30-9AM (4/5/19 - 6/28/19)
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. Safari Tracks, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitats. Each week, the show explores the African continent, from the brush lands of the savanna to the great Okavango delta.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Science (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 9-9:30AM (4/5/19 - 6/28/19)
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 Science, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, is a weekly half-hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, this show goes beyond simply looking at the behavior of animals, to exploring how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12PM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provide to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit - as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 19.3 - Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30AM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Grit TV, features wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, bringing young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. Designed to engage and inform viewers 13-16 as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", and "smartest birds."
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8-8:30AM (4/5/19 - 6/28/19)
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. Safari Tracks, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitats. Each week, the show explores the African continent, from the brush lands of the savanna to the great Okavango delta.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Science (Channel 19.4 - Ion TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 9:30-10AM (4/5/19 - 6/28/19)
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 Science, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Ion TV, is a weekly half-hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, this show goes beyond simply looking at the behavior of animals, to exploring how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Think Big (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30AM (4/6/19 - 6/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16 years of age. The series shows kids and teens actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (Channel 19.2 - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10-10:30AM (4/7/19 - 6/30/19)
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. Game Changers, which airs on WXIX's secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13 to 16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities. Each episode takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (Channel 19.1 - WXIX Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30-8AM (4/7/19 - 6/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xploration DIY Sci, which airs on WXIX's main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. Host Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments young viewers can do at home. Using a fun and relaxed approach and step-by-step demonstrations, the program is designed to increase and expand the interest of young viewers in the field of STEM education using items they can find in their own homes.

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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.

Debbie Bush

VP/General Manager


04/08/2019

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