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

FRN:
0022106561
File Number:
CPR-130014
Submit Date:
04/10/2012
Call Sign:
KTKA-TV
Facility ID:
49397
City:
TOPEKA
State:
KS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2012

General Information

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Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

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 Topeka
Web Home Page Address WWW.KTKA.COM

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 8.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8am 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. 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 the 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. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am 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. To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am 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. This series aims to inspire viewers to discover the wonders of the great outdoors. Former Explorer Club president, Richard Wiese, brings us on an adventure to discover the most interesting facets of nature while discovering Earth's hidden treasures. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am 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. 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. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday 11am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. Jack Hanna spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack 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 a positive role model and pro-social values with an environmentally responsive universe. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am 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. On the Spot was created by the award-winning producers of the long running Educational and Informational show, Animal Atlas, now in its seventh successful season of national syndication. Last year, the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State Officers released the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. The content of On the Spot, a 30-minute E/I program for teens ages 13+, is based on the Common Core State Standards. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00am 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. Jack Hanna spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack 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 a positive role model and pro-social values with an environmentally responsive universe. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Explorations with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am 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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes- there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am 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. This series explores the genesis and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each week with a list of what's trending on the web that week, which serves as a jumping-off point for a deep-dive into the culture that shapes us. The web is just the starting point for Nzinga in her quest for knowledge. Culture Click is a highly interactive journey that evokes curiosity about our world. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Food For Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10am 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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11am 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. Inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition. The goals of the series are to encourage the 13 to 16 year old audience to: (1) explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; (2) learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; (3) explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and to uncover personal passions; and (4) gain knowledge about life skills necessary to "Live Life and Win!". Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am 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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World provides dynamic core programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need - ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss. Great Big World offers a dynamic television experience for teens - combining the exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with the life-changing volunteer opportunities available in these same areas. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through indepth and thoughtful interviews with Elizabeth, her travel buddies, and the friends they meet along their journey. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors in addition to educating them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am 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. In each program our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. Viewers will meet 'agents of change' from all corners of the country, selfless Americans with good will and new ideas to tackle a wide variety of health issues. Through philanthropy and a little hard work, the 'agents of change' demonstrate how one person can really make a difference. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12pm 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. Shot from a number of photographic perspectives, the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and then changes humans have imposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild, LTD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10am 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. 'Wild Ltd' is a half hour series created and designed with the focus of educating and entertaining children from 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am 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. To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild, LTD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11:30am 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. 'Wild Ltd' is a half hour series created and designed with the focus of educating and entertaining children from 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
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 Tracy Smith
Address 6835 NW Hwy 24
City Topeka
State KS
Zip 66618
Telephone Number 785-582-3201
Email Address TSmith@kansasfirstnews.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 (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12pm 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. Shot from a number of photographic perspectives, the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and then changes humans have imposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11am 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. Inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition. The goals of the series are to encourage the 13 to 16 year old audience to: (1) explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; (2) learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; (3) explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and to uncover personal passions; and (4) gain knowledge about life skills necessary to "Live Life and Win!". Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00am 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. Jack Hanna spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack 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 a positive role model and pro-social values with an environmentally responsive universe. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am 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. This series explores the genesis and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each week with a list of what's trending on the web that week, which serves as a jumping-off point for a deep-dive into the culture that shapes us. The web is just the starting point for Nzinga in her quest for knowledge. Culture Click is a highly interactive journey that evokes curiosity about our world. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am 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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World provides dynamic core programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need - ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss. Great Big World offers a dynamic television experience for teens - combining the exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with the life-changing volunteer opportunities available in these same areas. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through indepth and thoughtful interviews with Elizabeth, her travel buddies, and the friends they meet along their journey. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors in addition to educating them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild, LTD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10am 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. 'Wild Ltd' is a half hour series created and designed with the focus of educating and entertaining children from 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Explorations with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am 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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes- there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am 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. To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am 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. On the Spot was created by the award-winning producers of the long running Educational and Informational show, Animal Atlas, now in its seventh successful season of national syndication. Last year, the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State Officers released the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. The content of On the Spot, a 30-minute E/I program for teens ages 13+, is based on the Common Core State Standards. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild, LTD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11:30am 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. 'Wild Ltd' is a half hour series created and designed with the focus of educating and entertaining children from 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am 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 program our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. Viewers will meet 'agents of change' from all corners of the country, selfless Americans with good will and new ideas to tackle a wide variety of health issues. Through philanthropy and a little hard work, the 'agents of change' demonstrate how one person can really make a difference. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Food For Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10am 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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations. Each weekly half-hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am 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. To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday 11am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. Jack Hanna spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack 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 a positive role model and pro-social values with an environmentally responsive universe. Aired on KTKA-DT3.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am 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. This series aims to inspire viewers to discover the wonders of the great outdoors. Former Explorer Club president, Richard Wiese, brings us on an adventure to discover the most interesting facets of nature while discovering Earth's hidden treasures. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8am 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 the 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. Aired on KTKA-DT1
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am 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. 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. Aired on KTKA-DT1

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