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

FRN:
0009405226
File Number:
0000084953
Submit Date:
10/10/2019
Call Sign:
KTVO
Facility ID:
21251
City:
KIRKSVILLE
State:
MO
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2019
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

KTVO LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: KTVO LICENSEE, LLC

C/O MILES S. MASON, ESQ. - PILLSBURY WINTHROP

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

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 DT1 ABC/DT2 CBS/DT3 COMET
Nielsen DMA Ottumwa-Kirksville
Web Home Page Address http://ktvo.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 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 7 am (7/6-9/14/19)
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. Animal trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard-to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2
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 OCEAN TREKS WITH JEFF CORWIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 8:30 am (7/6-9/14/19)
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program airs on the station's main digital stream.
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 HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10 am (7/6-9/14/19)
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. Hosted by Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit; from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Episode examples include innovators who have condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack, how solar roads could power the world, and a 16-year-old who invented a battery-free flashlight. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.
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
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 9:30 am (7/6-9/14/19)
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 the station's main digital stream.
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 HEARTS OF HEROES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday@ 9 am (7/6-9/14/19)
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. 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. This program will air on the station's main digital program stream. This program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday - 7:30 am (7/3-9/11/19)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.3.
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 THE NEW FRONTIER
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday - 7 am (7/4-9/12/19)
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 explores the universe and gives viewers an examination of the new frontiers of space. Viewers will be exposed to detailed graphics and illustrations that help explain the mysteries of the universe. The episodes feature a new generation of spacecraft being deployed to explore our solar system, how solar weather effects earth's weather, and introduce young viewers to the study of astronomy. Scientists explain the exploration of dark matter and dark energy, the search for new planets which might be inhabitable for humans, and how travel into space could be the next tourist attraction. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.
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 TAILS OF VALOR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 7 am (7/7-9/15/19)
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 true stories of service animals working to change the lives of those with disabilities. The program also examines the life science behind these relationships, including the animals' unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. Viewers will witness the day-to-day jobs of these incredible animals and the quality of life they provide the people they serve. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.
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
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10:30 am (7/6-9/14/19)
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. 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. The program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 SPORTS LAB
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday - 7:30 am - (7/4-9/12/19)
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 showcases a wide range of sports, helping children gain a better understanding of many sports and the scientific elements at work in each sporting activity. Whether it's hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed, this program looks into the science involved within the sport. Episode examples include explaining the science of soccer, horse dressage, track, tennis, cricket and trampoline.. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.3.
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 AMERICA'S HEARTLAND
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 11:00 am (7/7-9/15/19)
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. Much of the food Americans eat is produced by farmers and ranchers in the country's heartland, but many children don't know how it's produced. "America's Heartland" provides information about the people and processes responsible for the availability of food and fuel across the country and around the world. The show's reporters and producers tell stories in topics that include farm families, consumer issues, animal welfare and crop sustainability. Children will learn about the production of the food and fuel they consume. Some episodes also take the show abroad to countries such as Egypt and Taiwan, to show the impact American agriculture has on the global economy. The program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 7:30 am (7/7-9/15/19)
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 is inspired by real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the program, a teenage boy who is paralyzed due to a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom in solving crimes which include internet scams, identity and mail theft, and consumer fraud. The program educates young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.
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 ROCK THE PARK
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10:00 am (7/6-9/14/19)
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 the statin's main digital stream.
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 DR. CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 7:30 am (7/6-9/14/19)
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 shows veterinarian Dr. Chris at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy, from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary, which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. The program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, channel 3.2. "Dr. Chris Pet Vet" did not air on Sat. 3/31/18 due to a technical error. An additional run of "The Open Road w/Dr. Chris" ran in this time period on this date only. Due to this technical error, the program was not available to reschedule preempted episode.
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 GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday - 7:00 am (7/3-9/11/19)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.
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 JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 8:00am (7/6-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chooses a region, or 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 adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. The program aired on the station's main digital stream.
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 HOPE IN THE WILD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10:30 am (7/6-9/14/19)
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 Hope Swinimer and her foundation's dedicated team as they rescue, nurse, and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds before releasing them back into the wild. The program features Hope's passion for wildlife and conservation as she leads her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. The program will educate viewers on the day to day care, cleaning and feeding of the species they encounter. Episodes consist of the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition, and witnessing its victorious return home. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.
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 ANIMAL OUTTAKES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday - 7 & 7:30 am (7/5-9/13/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 22
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 is about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida's sanctuary for sea turtles and a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.3.
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 Denise Dehnart
Address Box 9999
City Steubenville
State OH
Zip 43952
Telephone Number (740) 284-5111
Email Address ddehnart@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. PUBLIC APPREARANCES BY STAFF AND PUBLIC SERVICE CAMPAIGNS -3rd QUARTER 2019 7/3/19 - Anchor, John Garlock, participated in the Schuyler County Library's Annual Summer Reading Program. KTVO's own John Garlock read a couple of storybooks to the youngsters and then showed them how the video cameras used by our reporters work. Approximately two dozen kids showed up in Lancaster on Wednesday for the Schuyler County Library's annual summer reading program. --- 7/25/19 - KTVO staff attended the annual Media Blood Drive in Kirksville, Mo. KTVO was one of the Media Sponsors. This is an annual event. There were 135 Units collected. Anchors John Garlock, Ashley Hoak and Austin Schick as well as Chief Meteorologist Teresa Carter, Stations Promotions Manager Dan Magruder and Digital Content Producer Gail Hulser helped man the booth to hand out goodies to donors. --- 8/24/19 - KTVO attended and helped promote the 3rd annual Take Root Festival in Kirksville Missouri. The festival highlighted local vendors offering sustainable products, artisan crafts, fresh produce, and interactive workshops. The staff that helped work at the event were Dan Magruder, Ashley Hoak, Teresa Carter, John Garlock, Fred Beck, Nate Tiedemann, Ela Soroka and Matt Gunn. --- 9/17/19 - Meteorologist, Matt Gunn, gave a weather preparedness presentation to the Knights of Columbus Club 888 in Ottumwa Iowa. The club is made up of mostly senior citizens. The presentation covered a variety of topics that included tornados, flooding, how storms are tracked and the different types of winter storms we can experience here in the heartland. The club members seemed pleased with the presentation and felt that they learned a lot more about weather than they previously knew.

Other Matters (21)

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Other Matters (1 of 21) Response
Program Title GET WILD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday - 7:00am (9/18-12/25/19)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream, channel 3.3.
Other Matters (2 of 21) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10:00am (9/21-/19); Saturday - 7:30 am (9/28-12/29/19)
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. Hosted by Mo Rocca, this program is a weekly celebration of the inventor's spirit; from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode inspires young viewers to dream, create and innovate by telling the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Episode examples include innovators who have condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack, how solar roads could power the world, and a 16- year-old who invented a battery-free flashlight. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.
Other Matters (3 of 21) Response
Program Title PET VET DREAM TEAM
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10:30 am (9/28-12/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chronicles the lives of some of the world's busiest emergency veterinarians and the animals to whom they've dedicated their lives. Veterinarians race against the clock to cure their furry and feathered patients while educating viewers on a range of medical procedures and exotic animal practices. Viewers will experience a behind-the-scenes look at the veterinary profession, as well as learn responsibility and empathy for animals of all kinds through the passionate work of the veterinarians. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream, channel 3.2.
Other Matters (4 of 21) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 7:00am (9/21-12/29/19)
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. Animal trainer, Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch where his mission is to rescue hard-to love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. In order to accomplish his goal, McMillan must investigate what each animal needs to find the appropriate method to retrain them, so that the animals will make welcome family members. Through watching his interactions with these animals, the viewer is encouraged to be sensitive to our own and other's behavior, and shown how we as individuals can make a difference. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2
Other Matters (5 of 21) Response
Program Title ROCK THE PARK
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10:00 am (9/21-9/28/19); Saturday - 10:30 am (10/5-12/29/19)
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 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 the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 21) Response
Program Title BEST FRIENDS FUREVER WITH KEL MITCHELL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 7:30 am (9/29-12/30/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program reveals the true stories of dogs who are best pals not only with humans, but with a variety of different animal species. Each episode explores the improbable bonds that dogs have formed with other animals such as birds, reptiles, ducks, and dolphins. The program examines the characteristics of various breeds and species that allow these unique relationships to form and thrive. Viewers will be exposed to dog psychology and animal behavior theories to learn about different animal temperments and that friendship comes in many different forms. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream, channel 3.2.
Other Matters (7 of 21) Response
Program Title SPORTS LAB
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday - 7:30am (9/19-9/26/19)
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 showcases a wide range of sports, helping children gain a better understanding of many sports and the scientific elements at work in each sporting activity. Whether it's hitting a baseball to determine its acceleration off a bat or why a certain technique increases running speed, this programs looks into the science involved within the sport. Episode examples include explaining the science of soccer, horse dressage, track, tennis, cricket and trampoline. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream, channel 3.3.
Other Matters (8 of 21) Response
Program Title THE GREAT DR. SCOTT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 9:30 am (9/21-9/28/19)
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. The Great Dr. Scott 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 the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 21) Response
Program Title WILD WORLD AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday - 7:30am (9/18/-12/25/19)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream, channel 3.3.
Other Matters (10 of 21) Response
Program Title THE NEW FRONTIER
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday - 7:00am (9/19-12/26/19); Thursday - 7:30 am (10/3-12/26/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 explores the universe and gives viewers an examination of the new frontiers of space. Viewers will be exposed to detailed graphics and illustrations that help explain the mysteries of the universe. The episodes feature a new generation of spacecraft being deployed to explore our solar system, how solar weather effects earth's weather, and introduce young viewers to the study of astronomy. Scientists explain the exploration of dark matter and dark energy, the search for new planets which might be inhabitable for humans, and how travel into space could be the next tourist attraction. This program airs on the tertiary digital stream, channel 3.3.
Other Matters (11 of 21) Response
Program Title OH BABY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 6:00am & 6:30 am (10/5-12/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 airs on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday - 7:00 & 7:30 am (7/5-12/27/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 30
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 about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florid, a sanctuary for sea turtle, and a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. This program airs on the digital secondary stream, 3.2.
Other Matters (13 of 21) Response
Program Title OCEAN TREKS WITH JEFF CORWIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 8:30 am (9/21-9/28/19); Saturday - 9:30 am (10/5-12/29/19)
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 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 the statin's main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 21) Response
Program Title VACATION CREATION WITH TOMMY DAVIDSON AND ANDREA FECZKO
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10:30am (9/21-9/28/19)
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 the main digital stream.
Other Matters (15 of 21) Response
Program Title TAILS OF VALOR
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 7 am (9/22/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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 true stories of service animals working to change the lives of those with disabilities. The program also examines the life science behind these relationships, including the animals' unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. Viewers will witness the day-to-day jobs of these incredible animals and the quality of life they provide the people they serve. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.
Other Matters (16 of 21) Response
Program Title HEARTS OF HEROES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 9:00 am (9/21-9/28/19); Saturday - 10:00 am (10/5-12/29/19)
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. 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 airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (17 of 21) Response
Program Title HOPE IN THE WILD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10:30am (9/22/19); Sunday - 7:00 am (9/29-12/30/19)
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 follows Hope Swinimer and her foundation's dedicated team as they rescue, nurse, and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds before releasing them back into the wild. The program features Hope's passion for wildlife and conservation as she leads her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. The program will educate viewers on the day to day care, cleaning and feeding of the species they encounter. Episodes consist of the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition, and witnessing its victorious return home. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.
Other Matters (18 of 21) Response
Program Title MISSION UNSTOPPABLE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 10:00 am (9/28 - 12/29/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program celebrates women who have become superstars in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM( careers. Each week, the program will feature various women working in a specific scientific area. Examples include zoologists, engineers, astronauts, code-breakers and oceanographers. Through this program, viewers will experience positive and inspiring women role models. This program airs on the station's digital stream, channel 3.2.
Other Matters (19 of 21) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 8:00 am (9/21-9/28/19); Saturday 9:00 am (10/5-12/29/19)
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 chooses a region, or 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 adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. The program airs on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (20 of 21) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 7:30 am (9/22/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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 inspired by real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the program, a teenage boy who is paralyzed due to a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom in solving crimes which include internet scams, identity and mail theft, and consumer fraud. The program educates young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.
Other Matters (21 of 21) Response
Program Title DR CHRIS PET VET
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 7:30am (9/21/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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 veterinarian Dr. Chris at work caring and treating a variety of animals. The viewer is shown what it takes to keep animals healthy, from elective procedures used as part of long-term treatments to specialist services when necessary, which involve the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. The program also deals with the human owners and how they approach the care of their pets. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel 3.2.

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I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
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Denise Dehnart

Corporate Program Coordinator


10/10/2019

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