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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-148354
Submit Date:
01/03/2014
Call Sign:
KCRG-TV
Facility ID:
9719
City:
CEDAR RAPIDS
State:
IA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/03/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2013

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

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Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Cedar Rapids-Waterloo-Dubq
Web Home Page Address www.kcrg.com

Digital Core Programming

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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: 12.0
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(30)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 30) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Each episode finds hosts Christie and Shawn exploring new professions in the exciting world of work. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the young audience. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do while teaching about jobs teens may not have known even existed.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 30) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 30) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 Atlas is a weekly half-hour series that travels around the globe to educate viewers 13-16 about the animal kingdom. Every week viewers are given an in-depth look at many different kinds of animals, their biology and habitats, their eating and socializing habits, and much, much more. The series features an up-beat and entertaining narration over beautifully-shot animal footage from zoos and wildlife habitats all over the world. Without pandering, pontification, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 30) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00-8:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is an educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This one-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 30) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 30) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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 half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
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 The Wildlife Docs (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, December 8, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, December 7, 2013, 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 10, 2013, 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 9, 2013, 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, October 13, 2013, 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, October 12, 2013, 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 3, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 2, 2013, 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, December 1, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 30, 2013, 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 30) Response
Program Title Major Decision (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Major Decision is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Hosted by lively and entertaining teens, Major Decision helps guide viewers on the journey to choose the ideal career path. Each episode focuses on one career with an in-depth interview, a multi-faceted review, and career ranking. The importance of career guidance is highlighted in this series, which gives viewers a glimpse into the life of a different profession in each episode. As teens prepare for life after high school, Major Decision provides more information about the options available to them as adults.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 30) Response
Program Title Nature Adventures with Terri and Todd (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Nature Adventures with Terri and Todd is a nature series that educates children ages 13-16 by taking children to a unique destination in each episode, to explore the scenery, history, activities, and wildlife of that area. Wildlife experts Todd Magnuson and Terri Lawrenz share their love for the outdoors by teaching children in a fun and entertaining way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 30) Response
Program Title Exploration with Richard Wiese (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Exploration with Richard Wiese inspires the true explorer in each of us. Join Explorer Richard Wiese in this half-hour thrill ride for children aged 13-16 that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured throughout the world. By using amazing technology, secret wonders of the world and beyond will be revealed while we preserve our instinct to explore. In each episode, cameras follow Richard to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the sea with intrepid curiosity. As an experienced science journalist and former president of the world renowned Explorer's Club, Richard Wiese has the experience and credentials to introduce viewers to places, people, and things they may have never seen before.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 30) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30-9:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Aqua Kids Adventures is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the importance of protecting aquatic environments and the animals that live in marine habitats. This weekly half-hour series strives to show teens that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they have the ability to make a difference within their own communities. In each episode, Host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew travel the globe while sharing their adventures and what they learn about preserving a world for everyone to explore. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
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 TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 10, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 9, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 3, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 2, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, October 20, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, October 19, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 17, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 16, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 30) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:00-7:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Danger Rangers is an animated television series for children three to eight years of age. Each episode follows the adventures of a relatable group of animal, superhero characters whose mission is to keep children safe by educating them on how to avoid or reduce their risk of being injured around fire, water, poisons, cars, and any number of other potential hazards that children could encounter in their daily lives. Danger Rangers inspires viewers to adopt proactive attitudes and behaviors related to their personal safety in order to reduce preventable accidents, the leading cause of death and permanent disability for young children. The Danger Rangers mission is to use education to empower children to "think Safe, Play Safe & be Safe."
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 30) Response
Program Title Go For It! (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Go For It! is a half hour weekly television program produced to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Each episode contains teams of children competing in a variety of educational and athletic activities, including trivia and athletic competitions. Trivia competitions require children to use their math, science, history, and geography skills to defeat the opposing team and win prizes. Athletic competitions encourage children to stay physically fit and healthy. Sports Celebrities offer facts and advice on subjects such as nutrition, training, and motivation. With each weekly half hour episode, Go For It! brings relevant life-messages to kids in a fast paced format designed to encourage learning, participation, and competition.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 30) Response
Program Title Exploration with Richard Wiese (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Exploration with Richard Wiese inspires the true explorer in each of us. Join Explorer Richard Wiese in this half-hour thrill ride for children aged 13-16 that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured throughout the world. By using amazing technology, secret wonders of the world and beyond will be revealed while we preserve our instinct to explore. In each episode, cameras follow Richard to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the sea with intrepid curiosity. As an experienced science journalist and former president of the world renowned Explorer's Club, Richard Wiese has the experience and credentials to introduce viewers to places, people, and things they may have never seen before.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 30) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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 half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 30) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 10, 2013, 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 9, 2013, 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, December 1, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 30, 2013, 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, October 13, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, October 12, 2013, 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

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Title of Program Expedition Wild (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, December 8, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, December 7, 2013, 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild (9.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 3, 2013, 12:30-1:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 2, 2013, 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (24 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (27 of 30) Response
Program Title Taste Buds (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00-8:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Taste Buds is a weekly half-hour series for children aged 13-16 that encourages them to think about what they eat, be creative in the kitchen, and explore foods from the world around them. Viewers learn and laugh as the hosts cook up age-appropriate recipes and go on fun food adventures. With a group of young hosts who are culinary explorers, viewers will delve into the culture, history, science, and art behind the food. Each episode explores a new food theme, beginning with the simple phrase, "Foods that..." and rounding off with the hosts creating and customizing theme-inspired recipes that kids and parents will want to make together. Taste Buds communicates a positive message about healthy eating, kitchen safety, and environmental responsibility.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (28 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (29 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
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 Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, October 20, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, October 19, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 3, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 2, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 17, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 16, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, November 10, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, November 9, 2013, 12:00-12:30 PM CT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (30 of 30) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30-9:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
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. Animal Tails is an educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This one-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
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 Career Day (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays/5:30-6:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
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. What do you want to do with your life? That question is answered from those who know, an interview style show that takes you behind the scenes into the daily life of successful adults giving their career stories to today's youth.
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

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title The American Athlete (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays/5:00-5:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
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. This program features one-on-one interviews with today's hottest and most recognizable superstar athletes. Find out the dreams and goals of these sports superstars as they talk about their lives and the journey they traveled to reach their ultimate destination.
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

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Liaison Contact

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Kevin Schrader
Address 501 2nd Avenue SE
City Cedar Rapids
State IA
Zip 52401
Telephone Number 319-398-8418
Email Address Kevin.Schrader@kcrg.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (30)

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Other Matters (1 of 30) Response
Program Title Major Decision (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
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. Major Decision is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Hosted by lively and entertaining teens, Major Decision helps guide viewers on the journey to choose the ideal career path. Each episode focuses on one career with an in-depth interview, a multi-faceted review, and career ranking. The importance of career guidance is highlighted in this series, which gives viewers a glimpse into the life of a different profession in each episode. As teens prepare for life after high school, Major Decision provides more information about the options available to them as adults.
Other Matters (2 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (3 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Other Matters (4 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Other Matters (5 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (6 of 30) Response
Program Title Nature Adventures with Terri and Todd (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11:00 AM CT
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. Nature Adventures with Terri and Todd is a nature series that educates children ages 13-16 by taking children to a unique destination in each episode, to explore the scenery, history, activities, and wildlife of that area. Wildlife experts Todd Magnuson and Terri Lawrenz share their love for the outdoors by teaching children in a fun and entertaining way.
Other Matters (7 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (8 of 30) Response
Program Title Born To Explore (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT
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. Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (9 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (10 of 30) Response
Program Title Exploration with Richard Wiese (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
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. Exploration with Richard Wiese inspires the true explorer in each of us. Join Explorer Richard Wiese in this half-hour thrill ride for children aged 13-16 that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured throughout the world. By using amazing technology, secret wonders of the world and beyond will be revealed while we preserve our instinct to explore. In each episode, cameras follow Richard to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the sea with intrepid curiosity. As an experienced science journalist and former president of the world renowned Explorer's Club, Richard Wiese has the experience and credentials to introduce viewers to places, people, and things they may have never seen before.
Other Matters (11 of 30) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30-9:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is an educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This one-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.
Other Matters (12 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (13 of 30) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:30-9:00 AM CT
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. Aqua Kids Adventures is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the importance of protecting aquatic environments and the animals that live in marine habitats. This weekly half-hour series strives to show teens that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they have the ability to make a difference within their own communities. In each episode, Host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew travel the globe while sharing their adventures and what they learn about preserving a world for everyone to explore. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (14 of 30) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (15 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (16 of 30) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (17 of 30) Response
Program Title Exploration with Richard Wiese (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
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. Exploration with Richard Wiese inspires the true explorer in each of us. Join Explorer Richard Wiese in this half-hour thrill ride for children aged 13-16 that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured throughout the world. By using amazing technology, secret wonders of the world and beyond will be revealed while we preserve our instinct to explore. In each episode, cameras follow Richard to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the sea with intrepid curiosity. As an experienced science journalist and former president of the world renowned Explorer's Club, Richard Wiese has the experience and credentials to introduce viewers to places, people, and things they may have never seen before.
Other Matters (18 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Other Matters (19 of 30) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:00-7:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Danger Rangers is an animated television series for children three to eight years of age. Each episode follows the adventures of a relatable group of animal, superhero characters whose mission is to keep children safe by educating them on how to avoid or reduce their risk of being injured around fire, water, poisons, cars, and any number of other potential hazards that children could encounter in their daily lives. Danger Rangers inspires viewers to adopt proactive attitudes and behaviors related to their personal safety in order to reduce preventable accidents, the leading cause of death and permanent disability for young children. The Danger Rangers mission is to use education to empower children to "think Safe, Play Safe & be Safe."
Other Matters (20 of 30) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Other Matters (21 of 30) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (9.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/12:00-12:30 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jacks talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pre-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (22 of 30) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (9.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (23 of 30) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00-10:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is a weekly half-hour series that travels around the globe to educate viewers 13-16 about the animal kingdom. Every week viewers are given an in-depth look at many different kinds of animals, their biology and habitats, their eating and socializing habits, and much, much more. The series features an up-beat and entertaining narration over beautifully-shot animal footage from zoos and wildlife habitats all over the world. Without pandering, pontification, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world.
Other Matters (24 of 30) Response
Program Title Taste Buds (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00-8:30 AM CT
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. Taste Buds is a weekly half-hour series for children aged 13-16 that encourages them to think about what they eat, be creative in the kitchen, and explore foods from the world around them. Viewers learn and laugh as the hosts cook up age-appropriate recipes and go on fun food adventures. With a group of young hosts who are culinary explorers, viewers will delve into the culture, history, science, and art behind the food. Each episode explores a new food theme, beginning with the simple phrase, "Foods that..." and rounding off with the hosts creating and customizing theme-inspired recipes that kids and parents will want to make together. Taste Buds communicates a positive message about healthy eating, kitchen safety, and environmental responsibility.
Other Matters (25 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Other Matters (26 of 30) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (9.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Each episode finds hosts Christie and Shawn exploring new professions in the exciting world of work. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the young audience. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do while teaching about jobs teens may not have known even existed.
Other Matters (27 of 30) Response
Program Title Go For It! (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8:00 AM CT
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. Go For It! is a half hour weekly television program produced to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Each episode contains teams of children competing in a variety of educational and athletic activities, including trivia and athletic competitions. Trivia competitions require children to use their math, science, history, and geography skills to defeat the opposing team and win prizes. Athletic competitions encourage children to stay physically fit and healthy. Sports Celebrities offer facts and advice on subjects such as nutrition, training, and motivation. With each weekly half hour episode, Go For It! brings relevant life-messages to kids in a fast paced format designed to encourage learning, participation, and competition.
Other Matters (28 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Other Matters (29 of 30) Response
Program Title TV9 Storm Team Weather Academy (9.3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30-1:00 PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Our Weather Academy show is 30 minutes of basic weather principals for children. We do experiments, share fun facts, and have demonstrations about different weather topics all geared at elementary school kids. We explain how the atmosphere works, high pressure vs. low pressure, and severe weather safety among other topics.
Other Matters (30 of 30) Response
Program Title Animal Tails (9.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00-8:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Tails is an educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This one-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents.

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