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

FRN:
0023684715
File Number:
0000084397
Submit Date:
10/07/2019
Call Sign:
WGGB-TV
Facility ID:
25682
City:
SPRINGFIELD
State:
MA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/07/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2019

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MEREDITH CORPORATION

Doing Business As: MEREDITH CORPORATION

Joshua Pila

1716 LOCUST STREET

DES MOINES, IA 50309

United States

+1 (515) 284-3000

RegAffairs@meredith.com

Company

Contact Representatives (4)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Christina H Burrow

Legal Counsel

Cooley LLLP

Christina Burrow

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20004

United States

+1 (202) 776-2687

cburrow@cooley.com

Legal Representative

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Representative

Larence Oaks

Repack manager Technology Meredith Corp

Meredith Corporation

Larence K. Oaks

8668 Highwood

Indianapolis, IN 46278

United States

+1 (317) 297-5010

larry.oaks@meredith.com

Technical Representative

Joshua N. Pila

General Counsel

Meredith Corporation

425 14th Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30318

United States

+1 (404) 327-3286

RegAffairs@meredith.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC (D1); FOX (D2)
Nielsen DMA Springfield-Holyoke
Web Home Page Address www.westernmassnews.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 168.0
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: 3.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big D2 8 - 8:30 AM 9/7/19-9/14/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures D2 9/7/19-9/14/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. Awesome Adventures is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. This series is designed with a goal to make learning fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin D1 7/1/19-9/16/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, and the whole family Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy award-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title THE GREAT DR. SCOTT D1 7/1/19-8/31/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00-11:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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 Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational need of children aged 13-16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small - providing a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space D2 7/1/19-8/31/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9 AM
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. In Xploration Outer Space viewers will be taken on an incredible journey through space. Explore the challenges that comes along with living on a different planet as the host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes will cover robotics, commercial space tourism.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration D2 9/8/19-9/15/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30-9 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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 Exploration Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes. Filled with energy, youth, Jarod inspired viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title HEARTS OF HEROES D1 7/1/19-9/16/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 am-12 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Rescue Heroes is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Rescue Heroes showcases the stories of men and women braving natural disasters with one goal: to rescue the victims and help restore their lives. Hosted by meteorologist, Ginger Zee, Hearts of Heroes will guide viewers through fascinating weather events while delivering unique takeaways into the causes of many kinds of disasters, as well as how we can properly prepare for them, and collectively overcome them. Each week, viewers will witness first-hand the worst of nature but the best of humanity. Hearts of Heroes will take audiences on a journey where they'll experience recent natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, wild fires, and floods. Teen viewers will learn more about the causes and science behind these events, while witnessing the heroic efforts of first responders across the nation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 D2 7/1/19-8/31/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30 AM
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. What will the world be like in 2050 and where will advancements in science, technology, engineering and math lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson & Andrea Feczko D1 7/1/19-9/16/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. On each episode of Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson & Andrea Feczko, our hosts Tommy Davidson & Andrea Feczko guide one deserving family on amazing adventures as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. As our featured family embarks on an interactive voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities, each episode brings us to diverse locations where our family - and viewers - discover unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From discovering the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to learning from the Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, viewers will witness the importance of spending time with family & friends as our featured families experience amazing adventures together, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. Teens will also learn the importance of resiliency during challenging times as many featured families share their stories of overcoming adversity, finding ways to bond and heal while sharing these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE D2 7/1/19-9/1/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30-9 AM
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. Animal Rescue's program educates and informs children 13-16 years of age including safety tips, information about various animals and their habitats. It shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animal.s
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet D2 7/1/19-8/31/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8 AM
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. Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Science D2 9/8/19-9/15/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8-8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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 Science is a half-hour weekly animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, we go one step further to look at the how and the why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Career Day D2 9/7/19-9/14/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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 Days delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Coundown D1 7/1/19-9/16/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family. Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True D2 7/1/19-8/31/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30 AM
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. This playful and curious series shows viewers how fun and surprising science can be! The series clearly looks at a whole variety of topics, which seems to appeal to a broad audience, especially the target age group 13-16 years old.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TALES D2 7/1/19-9/1/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8-8:30 AM
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. Dog Tales educates and informs children by including safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides segments on various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK D1 7/1/19-8/31/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30 am - 12 noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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, our hosts Jack Stewart and Colton Smith, come face-to-face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. viewers will witnessed 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 & Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the regions famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack & Colton embark on their biggest challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 D2 9/7/19-9/14/19
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series young audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison John Hesslein, VP/GM
Address 1300 Liberty St.
City Springfield
State MA
Zip 01104
Telephone Number (413) 846-0111
Email Address John.Hesslein@westernmassnews.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. The licensee has reviewed internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers for compliance with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs (47 C.F.R. section 73.670), and the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with these limits for all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under. In addition to the programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under: NONE. The D2 (FOX) network children's programming lineup changed on 9/2/19 going forward.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for viewers aged 13-16 and the whole family, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is hosted by Emmy ward-winning television host Jeff Corwin. In this weekly half-hour series, Jeff embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations most people have only dreamed of visiting. Each episode brings Jeff to a unique area of the world where he will explore he area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man made treasures. from mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, Jeff brings young audiences on the inspirational trip of a lifetime.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Oh Baby 1 D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30-12:00 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. Oh Baby! is a live action, half-hr. program designed to meet the educational and information needs of children aged 13-16. The program will take viewers on a journey around the world to meet and observe some of the most curious and captivating wild baby animals. Audiences will discover how wild animal parents of numerous species teach their babies important survival skills that help them thrive in the many changing seasons. Hosted by Anji Corley, Oh Baby! will highlight a myriad f baby milestones from birth, to playing, to grooming, and learning valuable life-lessons from Mom or Dad. Each week, viewers will be immersed in a new environment and uncover fascinating facts about the wild baby residents and their families.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 D2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family. Jack Highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, the tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds? Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained, as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hearts of Heroes is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hearts of Heroes showcases the stories f men and women braving natural disasters with one goal: to rescue the victims and help restore their lives. Hosted by meteorologist, Ginger Zee, Hearts of Heroes will guide viewers through fascinating weather events while delivering unique takeaways into the causes of many kinds of disasters, as well as how we can properly prepare for them, and collectively overcome them. Each week, viewers will witness first-hand the worst of nature but the best of humanity. Rescue Heroes will take audiences on a journey where they'll experience recent natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, wild fires, and floods. Teen viewers will learn more about the causes and science behind these events, while witnessing the heroic efforts of first responders across the nation.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Think Big D2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Rock The Park D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock The Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series, our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face-to-face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Career Day D2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Science D2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Science is a half-hour weekly E/I animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. This series is specifically produced for children 13-16. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, we go one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Explorations with Jarod Miller D2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In every episode, Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth, and humor, Jarod inspires viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures D2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Awesome Adventures is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under (specific target is 13-16) about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. This series is designed with a goal to make learning fun.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Oh Baby 2 D1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30-12:00 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. Oh Baby! is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Oh Baby! will take viewers on a journey around the world to meet and observe some of the most curious and captivating wild baby animals. Audiences will discover how wild animal parents of numerous species teach their babies important survival skills that help them thrive in the many changing seasons. Hosted by Anji Corley, Oh Baby! will highlight a myriad of baby milestones from birth, to playing, to grooming, and learning valuable life-lessons from Mom or Dad. Each week, viewers will be immersed in a new environment and uncover fascinating facts about the wild baby residents and their families.

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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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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.

Carol Moran

Receptionist


10/07/2019

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