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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000070347
Submit Date:
04/08/2019
Call Sign:
KFTA-TV
Facility ID:
29560
City:
FORT SMITH
State:
AR
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

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Fox
Nielsen DMA Ft. Smith-Fay-Sprngdl-Rgrs
Web Home Page Address www.nwahomepage.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: 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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vets Saving Pets takes a look at the interpersonal lives of veterinary professionals working to saving lives of animals in urgent need of medical care. Vets Saving Pets takes place at the emergency veterinary trauma center in Toronto, one of the busiest veterinary facilities in Canada. Each week viewers will be exposed to new emergency cases that will teach audiences about a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine. Audiences will witness first hand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30a
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. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand in hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a
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. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30a
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. Real Life 101 is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information (E/I) presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight. Age group: 13-16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Better Planet (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30a
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. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title The Voyager With Josh Garcia (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by knowledgeable and passionate guide. each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do an dare unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as concept that success in most careers requires education and training. The programs motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage post-secondary education.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (D-4 Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Game Changers, hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. Produced for children 13-16, this series highlights athletes and fans, who give back to their communities and make life better for so many. Young reporters eek their stories from the field and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in reflection and insight with the host. Weather on or off the field Game Changers takes an inspirational and educational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Better Planet (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (D4 - Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is a 1/2 hour, studio based variety show for children between the ages of 13-16 years of age. This half our weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title The Champion Within (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Champion Within features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel's Morning Drive. The Champion within , introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. The Champion Within, proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (D-4 Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Game Changers, hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. Produced for children 13-16, this series highlights athletes and fans, who give back to their communities and make life better for so many. Young reporters eek their stories from the field and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in reflection and insight with the host. Weather on or off the field Game Changers takes an inspirational and educational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00N
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 10
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration 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 EI series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 02/16/2019 09:30 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 2019-02-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 02/03/2019 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 2019-02-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 02/10/2019 10:30 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 2019-02-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 03/03/2019 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 2019-03-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 03/10/2019 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 2019-03-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2019 10:30 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 2019-01-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 01/12/2019 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 2019-01-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2019 01:00 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 2019-03-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 01/05/2019 04:00 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 2019-01-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Station Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 02/24/2019 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 2019-02-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D4 - Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY SCI
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 9
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration 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 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 Station DIY Sci is a half hour weekly EI series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home.
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 DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 03/24/2019 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 2019-03-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 01/05/2019 03:30 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 2019-01-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 02/24/2019 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 2019-02-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 03/03/2019 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 2019-03-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 02/10/2019 10:00 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 2019-02-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 03/10/2019 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 2019-03-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 01/12/2019 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 2019-01-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 01/20/2019 10:00 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 2019-01-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 02/16/2019 09:00 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 2019-02-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (D4 - Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is a 1/2 hour, studio based variety show for children between the ages of 13-16 years of age. This half our weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Station Weird But True
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00a
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 will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. In this series Charlie and Kirby Engleman 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders is a weekly, half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Earth Odyessey With Dylan Dreyer (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Dylan Dreyer takes young viewers on incredible journey's to the wildest points of the globe, uncovering the connection with the environment, wildlife and humans. A new destination is revealed each week, ranging from Africa, Indochina, and the middle east to many islands around the world. Dreyer will bring audiences face to face with fascinating native animals, while educating teens and their families with amazing facts about nature and wildlife. Earth Odyssey gives young viewers a captivating look at the symbiosis of all living things in the most larger than life places on earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Consumer 101 (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Jack Rico, with help of experts and scientists from the consumer reports labs and testing facilities, consumer 101 gives viewers a behind the scenes look into the science used to test every kind of product, the obscure, the fascinating, the everyday. Each week audiences will discover more about the surprising intricacy of product testing, learn more efficient ways to get the most out of everyday items and a glimpse unique career paths in the fields of science and technology. "Consumer 101" is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need as consumers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30a
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. Walking Wild is a half hour reality series show casing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30a
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. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS is a half-hour animal magazine series that airs 52 weeks per year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley.Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of WILD ABOUT ANIMALS, it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions, Inc., to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group,by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the worlds most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of four (4) different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D4 - Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Marty Houston
Address 5111 Rogers Avenue, suite 600
City Fort Smith
State AR
Zip 72903
Telephone Number (479) 571-5100
Email Address mhouston@myfox24.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do an dare unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as concept that success in most careers requires education and training. The programs motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage post-secondary education.
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Better Planet (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00 PM
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 EI series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (D4 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is a 1/2 hour, studio based variety show for children between the ages of 13-16 years of age. This half our weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30a
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. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS is a half-hour animal magazine series that airs 52 weeks per year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley.Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of WILD ABOUT ANIMALS, it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions, Inc., to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group,by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the worlds most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of four (4) different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Walking Wild (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Walking Wild is a half hour reality series show casing various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on the dedicated people who look after these spectacular critters.
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30a
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 is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information (E/I) presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight. Age group: 13-16
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (D4 - Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Game Changers, hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. Produced for children 13-16, this series highlights athletes and fans, who give back to their communities and make life better for so many. Young reporters eek their stories from the field and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in reflection and insight with the host. Weather on or off the field Game Changers takes an inspirational and educational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (D4 - Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is a 1/2 hour, studio based variety show for children between the ages of 13-16 years of age. This half our weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife.
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Earth Odyssey With Dylan Dreyer (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Dylan Dreyer takes young viewers on incredible journey's to the wildest points of the globe, uncovering the connection with the environment, wildlife and humans. A new destination is revealed each week, ranging from Africa, Indochina, and the middle east to many islands around the world. Dreyer will bring audiences face to face with fascinating native animals, while educating teens and their families with amazing facts about nature and wildlife. Earth Odyssey gives young viewers a captivating look at the symbiosis of all living things in the most larger than life places on earth.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title The Champion Within (D-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Champion Within features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel's "Morning Drive". "Heart Of A Champion with Lauren Thompson" introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Champion Within proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also their grit, resiliency and heart.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Consumer 101 (D-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosted by Jack Rico, with help of experts and scientists from the consumer reports labs and testing facilities, consumer 101 gives viewers a behind the scenes look into the science used to test every kind of product, the obscure, the fascinating, the everyday. Each week audiences will discover more about the surprising intricacy of product testing, learn more efficient ways to get the most out of everyday items and a glimpse unique career paths in the fields of science and technology. "Consumer 101" is an empowering series aimed at giving teens the tools they need as consumers.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D4 - Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Missing (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Vets Saving Pets (D-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Vets Saving Pets takes a look at the interpersonal lives of veterinary professionals working to saving lives of animals in urgent need of medical care. Vets Saving Pets takes place at the emergency veterinary trauma center in Toronto, one of the busiest veterinary facilities in Canada. Each week viewers will be exposed to new emergency cases that will teach audiences about a wide array of specialties within veterinary medicine. Audiences will witness first hand the dedication and determination of these veterinary specialists as they work tirelessly to save their animal patients.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (D-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand in hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Wild Wonders (D3 - Escape)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild Wonders is a weekly, half hour reality series allowing teen viewers to become familiar with various wild animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. The series focuses on various critters and examines their differences.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Game Changers (D4 - Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Game Changers, hosted by Kevin Frazier, takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. Produced for children 13-16, this series highlights athletes and fans, who give back to their communities and make life better for so many. Young reporters eek their stories from the field and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in reflection and insight with the host. Weather on or off the field Game Changers takes an inspirational and educational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Better Planet (D3 - Escape Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Station Weird But True
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00a
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 Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. In this series Charlie and Kirby Engleman 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.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 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 Station DIY Sci is a half hour weekly EI series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Voyager With Josh Garcia (D-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by knowledgeable and passionate guide. each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D4 - Bounce Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.

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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.

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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.

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Program Manager


04/08/2019

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