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

FRN:
0026809657
File Number:
0000085478
Submit Date:
10/09/2019
Call Sign:
KTXS-TV
Facility ID:
308
City:
SWEETWATER
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2019
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

SINCLAIR MEDIA LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: SINCLAIR MEDIA LICENSEE, LLC

Miles Mason, Esq.

C/O MILES S. MASON, PILLSBURY WINTHROP S

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

MILES.MASON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Miles S. Mason, Esq.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Miles Mason, Esq.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Abilene-Sweetwater
Web Home Page Address www.ktxs.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
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(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9a
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. Hearts of 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. 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. This program will air on the station's main digital program stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9a-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 44
Total times aired 44
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program is centered around six teen friends who attend Bayside High School, and explores social themes and coping strategies needed to make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for the viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use, and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program centers around Beakman, who takes viewers on exciting journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how nature, science and the world works. Some of these experiments include learning why the sky is blue or how cat's purr. Beakman is joined in his electric laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with, and sometimes hinder, his eye-popping experiments. The principles taught in the show are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 educational series brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on innovators from the United States and around the world. The show focuses on the visions of innovators young and old and educates on the history and process of invention and innovation. Program topics include using soundwaves to put our fires, wheelchairs for pets, and solar panels to charge a phone. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 this program the hosts guide a featured family on adventures, as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. Episodes feature families embarking on interactive voyages with immersive learning experiences, discovering unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. The featured families in the program learn the importance of spending time with family, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. From this program, children will 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. This program airs on main program stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/2019 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/08/2019 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Vacation Creation
List date and time rescheduled 09/15/2019 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-09-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home. Each episode features a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they move into a new living space to call their own. Designers and volunteers will transform the family's home using goods and services donated by people in the community. This series will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program centers around Beakman, who takes viewers on exciting journey of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how nature, science and the world works. Some of these experiments include learning why the sky is blue or how cat's purr. Beakman is joined in his electric laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with, and sometimes hinder, his eye-popping experiments. The principles taught in the show are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program centers around our love for animals and the impact they have on our lives. Each episode uncovers stories about people from around the world who go above and beyond to care for, love, help, and defend animals everywhere. Viewers will meet animal rescue teams, animal advocates, and some of the pets serving and assisting people in need. The program will teach viewers of the unconditional bond between people and their pets, how animals change lives, and the responsibilities that come with caring for our four legged friends. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a
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. This program features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program airs on main program stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10a
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program airs on main program stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, the responsibilities of pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, viewers will observe a family who visits a shelter and make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. Viewers will learn how thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for animal's needs, and see family members overcome disagreements and ultimately decide together which pet will join the family. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Bill Nye The Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program is produced in association with the National Science Foundation, and teaches scientific concepts such as physics, chemistry and earth science, in a manner in which children can relate by taking a closer look at every day things. Some episode examples include the difference between human and animal communication, the human brain, mammals, rivers and streams, computers and nutrition. The program includes experiments children can do at home that reinforce concepts taught on the program. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a
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. This program follows veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London. Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process. This program airs on main program stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Bill Nye The Science Guy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program is produced in association with the National Science Foundation, and teaches scientific concepts such as physics, chemistry and earth science, in a manner in which children can relate by taking a closer look at every day things. Some episode examples include the difference between human and animal communication, the human brain, mammals, rivers and streams, computers and nutrition. The program includes experiments children can do at home that reinforce concepts taught on the program. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program is a celebration of craftmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled craftspersons as they renovate and restore homes. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a
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. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation.This program airs on main program stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 6:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 6a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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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 Maria Jeter
Address 4420 North Clack Street
City Abilene
State TX
Zip 79601
Telephone Number (325) 677-2281
Email Address mcjeter@sbgtv.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. KTXS airs a variety of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) in support of important children's issues such as staying in school, child passenger safety, bullying prevention, and drug awareness. KTXS also provides information to educate children on the many careers in the broadcast field through station tours and school visits . KTXS produced public service announcements for our local Children's Miracle Network, Garage Band Woodstock which helps New Horizons a local non-profit to help children, and Love and Care Ministries to bring attention to their Care Packs for Kids,

Other Matters (28)

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Other Matters (1 of 28) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Animal Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows everyday people, regardless of age, sex, occupation or education, stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. The program also includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program encourages children to increase their sensitivity and awareness in order to refine their own moral compass. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (2 of 28) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program centers around Beakman, who takes viewers on exciting journeys of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how nature, science and the world works. Some of these experiments include learning why the sky is blue or how cat's purr. Beakman is joined in his electric laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with, and sometimes hinder, his eye-popping experiments. The principles taught in the show are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Other Matters (3 of 28) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled crafts persons as they renovate and restore homes. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (4 of 28) Response
Program Title Oh Baby
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 6:30a
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. This 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. The program will highlight a myriad of baby milestones such as birth, playing, grooming, and learning valuable life-lessons from its parents. Each week, viewers will be immersed in a new environment and uncover fascinating facts about the wild baby residents and their families. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (5 of 28) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30a
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. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program airs on main program stream.
Other Matters (6 of 28) Response
Program Title Oh Baby
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 6:00a
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. This 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. The program will highlight a myriad of baby milestones such as birth, playing, grooming, and learning valuable life-lessons from its parents. Each week, viewers will be immersed in a new environment and uncover fascinating facts about the wild baby residents and their families. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (7 of 28) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00a
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. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program airs on main program stream.
Other Matters (8 of 28) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, responsible pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode will guide a family through the pet adoption process after a careful look at their unique situation to help them make an informed decision in finding the right pet for the lifestyle. While the family visits local shelters and rescues, experts revitalize their outdoor space to make a safe and eco-friendly home for their new pet. In the end, the viewers will see family member overcome their disagreements and make the tough decision on which pet will join the family. Ready, Set, Pet will teach viewers that thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animal's needs.This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (9 of 28) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insights into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Through this program, the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (10 of 28) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insights into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Through this program, the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (11 of 28) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and dealing with emergencies. Through this program, the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (12 of 28) Response
Program Title The Great Dr. Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family-run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London. Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness the day-to-day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process. This program airs on main program stream.
Other Matters (13 of 28) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program airs on main program stream.
Other Matters (14 of 28) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00a
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. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insights into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Through this program, the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (15 of 28) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 6:00a-9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is centered around six teen friends who attend Bayside High School, and explores social themes and coping strategies needed to make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for the viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use, and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Other Matters (16 of 28) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00a
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. Hearts of 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. 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. This program will air on the station's main digital program stream.
Other Matters (17 of 28) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith, as they come face to face with nature in America's national parks. Viewers will learn about the wonders of nature and the variety of wild animals that inhabit America. The hosts' adventures may inspire viewers to visit and explore the vast resources the national parks provide. This program airs on main program stream.
Other Matters (18 of 28) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 this program the hosts guide a featured family on adventures, as they experience a new destination together on their family vacation. Episodes feature families embarking on interactive voyages with immersive learning experiences, discovering unique cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. The featured families in the program learn the importance of spending time with family, often learning more about each other and their own family history along the way. From this program, children will 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. This program airs on main program stream.
Other Matters (19 of 28) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a
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. This program is a celebration of craftsmanship, vocational education, and excellence in the field of home improvement. This program follows two residential construction projects and will offer children insight into master building methods and disciplines through step-by-step instructions demonstrated by the industry's leaders. This program will explore everything from architecture, engineering and carpentry to plumbing, masonry and landscape design. Children will learn about vocational and trade careers from trade experts and skilled crafts persons as they renovate and restore homes. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (20 of 28) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is produced in association with the National Science Foundation, and teaches scientific concepts such as physics, chemistry and earth science, in a manner in which children can relate by taking a closer look at every day things. Some episode examples include the difference between human and animal communication, the human brain, mammals, rivers and streams, computers and nutrition. The program includes experiments children can do at home that reinforce concepts taught on the program. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Other Matters (21 of 28) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, The Science Guy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is produced in association with the National Science Foundation, and teaches scientific concepts such as physics, chemistry and earth science, in a manner in which children can relate by taking a closer look at every day things. Some episode examples include the difference between human and animal communication, the human brain, mammals, rivers and streams, computers and nutrition. The program includes experiments children can do at home that reinforce concepts taught on the program. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Other Matters (22 of 28) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chooses a region, special adaptations animals have made, or a specific animal, and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation, Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert, picking ten animals that have made special adaptations to survive in the harsh environment. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat, which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program airs on main program stream.
Other Matters (23 of 28) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational series brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on innovators from the United States and around the world. The show focuses on the visions of innovators young and old and educates on the history and process of invention and innovation. Program topics include using soundwaves to put our fires, wheelchairs for pets, and solar panels to charge a phone. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (24 of 28) Response
Program Title Hearts of Heroes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 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. 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. This program will air on the station's main digital program stream.
Other Matters (25 of 28) Response
Program Title Welcome Home
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home and changing lives along the way. Each episode we meet a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they finally move into a new living space to call their own. Welcome Home will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 12.2.
Other Matters (26 of 28) Response
Program Title Beakman's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program centers around Beakman, who takes viewers on exciting journeys of discovery while performing experiments that demonstrate how nature, science and the world works. Some of these experiments include learning why the sky is blue or how cat's purr. Beakman is joined in his electric laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with, and sometimes hinder, his eye-popping experiments. The principles taught in the show are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.
Other Matters (27 of 28) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30a
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. This program features unique areas of the world which explores the area's natural wonders to bring viewers closer to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. Episodes include mountain climbs, deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks. Children learn geography, natural sciences, and develop curiosity about the world around them. This program airs on main program stream.
Other Matters (28 of 28) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9am-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is centered around six teen friends who attend Bayside High School, and explores social themes and coping strategies needed to make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for the viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use, and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on the station's tertiary digital stream, channel 12.3.

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10/09/2019

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