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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-174427
Submit Date:
10/08/2015
Call Sign:
WRDW-TV
Facility ID:
73937
City:
AUGUSTA
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/08/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2015

General Information

Section Question Response
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 CBS
Nielsen DMA Augusta
Web Home Page Address www.wrdw.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: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration w/Jarrod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30A
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 Exploration with Jarrod Miller is a half-hour, live-action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. Each week, Jarrod looks at exotic and domesticate animals from his own unique perspective. Every week he 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, Jarrod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed 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. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Game Changes w/Kevin Fraser
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8A
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. Celebrating athletes and fans who reach out in their communities to make life better for so many, Game Changers, hosted by "omg! Insider's" Kevin Frazier highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Young reporters go out in the field to file their stories and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in heartfelt reflection and insight from the host. Whether on or off the field, Games Changers takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30-12P
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 uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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's Animal Adventures series is designed to educate and inform children ages 13-16. In each episode, the cameras follow Jack as he 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 positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In order for parents, children and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30A
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11A
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, Dr. Chris Pet Vet allows viewers a unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals he devotes his days to caring and treating. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris call on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. Each episode delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories but also features a variety of animals that undergo elective procedures as part of long-term treatments involving the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30-12P
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. Families submit their favorite high-calorie, family-style recipes and two chefs face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. After making each rehabbed recipes in their own kitchen, the family chooses their new favorite. This recipe makeover challenge promotes using health, wholesome ingredients and shows healthy food choices can have positive effects on the quality of life. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 continues to amaze with its knack of framing fundamentally big ideas in an entertaining engaging format. These ideas feed the imagination of the 13-16 year-old target audience with humor, music and wit by offering sharp mental tweaks without being condescending or cerebral. Fast, bright images and quick verbal challenges never leave a moment of the program without a hook, something essential for the attention of 13-16 year-olds. And, as it always has it offers enough odd and addictive facts to hook adults walking by the television. Long time Atlas features including disarming intro and outro quizzes, animal voices quipping voice-overs and a challenging conversational narrative style all of which reinforce the entertaining take on the fascination with animals we all seem to have.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-8:30A
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. Dragonfly TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with the program content, including scientific principles and their practical applications in everyday life. The show also provides informative segments on various sports and academic activities and science and research techniques, allowing students to conduct their own experiments. The weekly series also promotes children's writing and creative skills. Episode synopses are available online at www.telecoproductions.com. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30A
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 trainer Brandon McMillan is swooping into animal shelters across the U. S. rescuing hard-to-love, out-of-control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he goes to work on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that truly warms the hearts. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30A
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 Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey to discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet -- cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature -- exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. This show meets the FCC Guidelines for Educational and Informational programming for children 13 to 16 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30A, 10:30-11A, 12:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program. The show introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes, giant lizards, sharks, tigers and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate from a community of thousands of prairie dogs to a pride of lions to a school of fish.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title All in with Ali
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30A
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. All In, hosted by Laila Ali scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational people, groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary lifestyles. Whether through sports, culture, travel or adventure, All In steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30A
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 Henry Ford's Innovation Nation features the celebration of the inventor's spirit from historic scientific pioneers through the past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on what it if never happened and the innovation by accident and has a strong focus on junior geniuses who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9A
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job and experiences that led them to choose their career. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment delivers an educational and information message that supports the current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of child ages 13 and up. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television shows that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 series is based on Jack Hanna traveling the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels, he informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, while teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship. The episodic content will certainly further the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12-12:30P
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. Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half-hour that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health.
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 Judith M. Tredore
Address 1301 Georgia Avenue
City North Augusta
State SC
Zip 29841
Telephone Number 803-278-1212 x 3347
Email Address judi.tredore@wrdw.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 Animal Exploration w/Jarrod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Exploration with Jarrod Miller is a half-hour, live-action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. Each week, Jarrod looks at exotic and domesticate animals from his own unique perspective. Every week he 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, Jarrod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed 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. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10A
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 continues to amaze with its knack of framing fundamentally big ideas in an entertaining engaging format. These ideas feed the imagination of the 13-16 year-old target audience with humor, music and wit by offering sharp mental tweaks without being condescending or cerebral. Fast, bright images and quick verbal challenges never leave a moment of the program without a hook, something essential for the attention of 13-16 year-olds. And, as it always has it offers enough odd and addictive facts to hook adults walking by the television. Long time Atlas features including disarming intro and outro quizzes, animal voices quipping voice-overs and a challenging conversational narrative style all of which reinforce the entertaining take on the fascination with animals we all seem to have.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30-12P
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. Families submit their favorite high-calorie, family-style recipes and two chefs face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. After making each rehabbed recipes in their own kitchen, the family chooses their new favorite. This recipe makeover challenge promotes using health, wholesome ingredients and shows healthy food choices can have positive effects on the quality of life. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11A
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. State to State is an educational and informative half-hour E/I program that takes you to every corner of America. Experience the hectic dazzle of the Big Apple, the rawhide spirit of Wyoming, the revival of St. Louis, the innovation of Silicon Valley, the music of New Orleans and Austin, the glitz of Vegas and the history of Hollywood. From the highest peaks, to the biggest events, and the hidden gems, the series is packed with facts about history, geography and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey to discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet -- cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature -- exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. This show meets the FCC Guidelines for Educational and Informational programming for children 13 to 16 years.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8A
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. Litton's first scripted series depicting government intrigue and teenage coming of age story from two unique perspectives - life as a United States Postal Inspector and life seen through the eyes of a young man living with paralysis who is determined to follow in his late father's footsteps and become a Postal Inspector. Each week will feature case stories from the U.S.P.I.S. as well as important social issues and valuable life lessons. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Dragonfly.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with the program content, including scientific principles and their practical applications in everyday life. The show also provides informative segments on various sports and academic activities and science and research techniques, allowing students to conduct their own experiments. The weekly series also promotes children's writing and creative skills. Episode synopses are available online at www.telecoproductions.com. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12-12:30P
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 uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. 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.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8A
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 series is based on Jack Hanna traveling the world with his friends and family, taking viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels, he informs viewers with insights into different cultures, world geography, natural history and spectacular animal behaviors and facts, while teaching children the importance of environmental stewardship. The episodic content will certainly further the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Hidden Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A heartwarming and humorous hidden camera, reality show shining a bright light on every day people who are willing to help a stranger, despite considerable obstacles and differences. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan is swooping into animal shelters across the U. S. rescuing hard-to-love, out-of-control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he goes to work on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that truly warms the hearts. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9A
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job and experiences that led them to choose their career. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment delivers an educational and information message that supports the current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of child ages 13 and up. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television shows that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, Dr. Chris Pet Vet allows viewers a unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals he devotes his days to caring and treating. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris call on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. Each episode delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories but also features a variety of animals that undergo elective procedures as part of long-term treatments involving the most intricate and technologically advanced surgery. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30, 11:30-12P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program. The show introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes, giant lizards, sharks, tigers and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate from a community of thousands of prairie dogs to a pride of lions to a school of fish.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation features the celebration of the inventor's spirit from historic scientific pioneers through the past centuries to the forward looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on what it if never happened and the innovation by accident and has a strong focus on junior geniuses who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Family Style w/Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half-hour that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health.

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