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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:
0005047105
File Number:
CPR-178528
Submit Date:
01/11/2016
Call Sign:
KTXL
Facility ID:
10205
City:
SACRAMENTO
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/11/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Sacramento-Stock-Modesto
Web Home Page Address www.fox40.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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 7:30am-8:00am, 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
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. (Digital 40.1) Animal Atlas make the animal world entertaining, enlightening and informational. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an every day attitude to reach the minds of young viewers. It uses a friendly and fascinating presentation of information to engage young viewers and broaden their knowledge and perspective of the animal world. Viewers are exposed to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers and animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Viewers discover the variety of places and situations that animals live in, how they find food and what they eat, how they play and care for their young, and the dynamics of the family units they live in. Animal Atlas also educates young viewers about endangered species and provides useful information on wildlife conservation. The show incorporates the learning catagories of life sciences, biological sciences and critical thinking skills in teaching viewers about animals and nature.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's; 8:00am-8:30am and 8:30am-9:00am, 10/1/2015-12/31/2015
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. (Digital 40.3) This adventure/travel show takes teens, ages 13 to 16, on incredible journeys all over the world. Awesome Adventures has won numerous awards, and, in 2013, was nominated for a daytime Emmy for Outstanding Travel Series. The destinations and activities are diverse, from Ice Climbing in the glaciers of Iceland to trekking next to Lava in the islands of Hawaii.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 7:00am-7:30am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
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. (Digital 40.1)Zoo Clues will engage viewers with the nearly infinite visual richness, animal characteristics, and wild range of animal behaviors. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparisions to their own human characteristics. The variety of the animal kingdom is truly odd and bizarre enough to read like fiction, but the clever narration of Zoo Clues links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 8:00am-8:30am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
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 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital 40.2) Family Style with Chef Jeff teaches young viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to healthy, life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode demostrates how viewers can cook healthier versions of their favorite dishes and provides valuable health and nutrition information in a fun, interesting format. Family Style uses structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on current health-related information. The program also includes positive reinforcement through the use of nutrition quizzes and health tips with the ultimate goal of helping young viewers make better, more informative choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 8:00am-8:30am, 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 11
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. (Digital 40.1) The Coolest Places On Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most amazing and astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and works of nature. Each location's history and culture is explored. Each episode features three specific locations and delivers fast-paced information to engage the young viewer. The program features facts about history, geography and culture with a goal of providing young viewers with inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the diverse world aroung them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's; 9:00am-9:30am and 9:30am-10:00am, 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. (Digital 40.3)Imagine a 13 year old boy sitting in a diner when suddenly, across the aisle, a woman begins choking on her food. What does he do? What would you do? This real life story as well as fire rescues, animal attacks, and everyday moral dilemmas are just a few of the stories that are included in this entertaining and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 8:30am-9am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
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. (Digital 40.2) Animal Atlas make the animal world entertaining, enlightening and informational. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an every day attitude to reach the minds of young viewers. It uses a friendly and fascinating presentation of information to engage young viewers and broaden their knowledge and perspective of the animal world. Viewers are exposed to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers and animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Viewers discover the variety of places and situations that animals live in, how they find food and what they eat, how they play and care for their young, and the dynamics of the family units they live in. Animal Atlas also educates young viewers about endangered species and provides useful information on wildlife conservation. The show incorporates the learning catagories of life sciences, biological sciences and critical thinking skills in teaching viewers about animals and nature.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 9:00am-9:30am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
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. (Digital 40.2) On The Spot is a question and answer show challenging 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. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. The format allows a wide range of topics to be blended. The program also succeeds in modeling all ages, races and genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can idenify with so that they see a representative from their own group succeeding. In turn, it also allows viewers to learn respect for those outside their own group.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 7:30am-8:00am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
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. (Digital 40.2) 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's; 7:00am-7:30am and 7:30am-8:00am, 10/1/2015-12/31/2015
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. (Digital 40.3)Hosted by Emmy Award winning actress, Mariette Hartley, this E/I show travels the globe to bring viewers fascinating stories: Watch the march of the penguins in the Artic, a spectacular safari to Africa, or an amazing visit to the Australian Outback. Whether it's a story about the mysterious creatures of the ocean, or a tale of the crittters in our own backyard, this series offers the best in family-friendly programming while targeting the teen audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 9:30am-10:00am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
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. (Digital 40.2) Safari Tracks is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on an African safari-focusing on African wildlife and the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Follow Ushaka as we explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the African Savanna to the great Okavango delta...and beyond! The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 8:30am-9:00am, 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
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. (Digital 40.1) On The Spot is a question and answer show challenging 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. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. The format allows a wide range of topics to be blended. The program also succeeds in modeling all ages, races and genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can idenify with so that they see a representative from their own group succeeding. In turn, it also allows viewers to learn respect for those outside their own group.
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 On The Spot
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/2015 10:30a-11:00a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-19
Episode # 12/19/2015 #503
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 9:00am-9:30am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
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. (Digital 40.1)While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its enviroment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures.
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 Xploration Animal Science
List date and time rescheduled 10/19/2015 4:00p-4:30p
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-17
Episode # 10/17/2015 #106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Animal Science
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/2015 11:00a-11:30a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-19
Episode # 12/19/2015 #115
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 7:00am-7:30am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
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. (Digital 40.2) The Coolest Places On Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most amazing and astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and works of nature. Each location's history and culture is explored. Each episode features three specific locations and delivers fast-paced information to engage the young viewer. The program features facts about history, geography and culture with a goal of providing young viewers with inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the diverse world aroung them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 9:30am-10:00am, 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
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. (Digital 40.1)What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more wth scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
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 Xploration Earth 2050
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/2015 11:30a-12:00p
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-19
Episode # 12/19/2015 #115
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Earth 2050
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/2015 4:30p-5:00p
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-17
Episode # 10/17/2015 #106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday's; 6:30am-7:00am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions
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. (Digital 40.2) Safari Tracks is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on an African safari-focusing on African wildlife and the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Follow Ushaka as we explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the African Savanna to the great Okavango delta...and beyond! The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday's; 6:00am-6:30am 10/01/2015-12/31/2015
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions
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. (Digital 40.2) Animal Atlas make the animal world entertaining, enlightening and informational. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an every day attitude to reach the minds of young viewers. It uses a friendly and fascinating presentation of information to engage young viewers and broaden their knowledge and perspective of the animal world. Viewers are exposed to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers and animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Viewers discover the variety of places and situations that animals live in, how they find food and what they eat, how they play and care for their young, and the dynamics of the family units they live in. Animal Atlas also educates young viewers about endangered species and provides useful information on wildlife conservation. The show incorporates the learning catagories of life sciences, biological sciences and critical thinking skills in teaching viewers about animals and nature.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Sandra Mansfield
Address 4655 Fruitridge Road
City Sacramento
State CA
Zip 95820
Telephone Number 916-454-4422
Email Address Sandra.Mansfield@Fox40.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. KTXL ceased analog broadcast on June 12, 2009, thus the answer to Question 7(b) should be No. KTXL became an affilate of the Antenna TV network, carried on channel 40.2 on January 1, 2011. KTXL became an affilate of the THIS-TV network, carried on channel 40.3 on January 1, 2015. Episodes of "Animal Atlas" and "On the Spot" airing on digital channels 40.1, 40.2 and 40.3, and "The Coolest Places on Earth" airing on digital cahnnels 40.1 and 40.2 each week are from different seasons, assuring that no episode airs within 7 days of an airing on the other channel.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's; 7:00am-7:30am and 7:30am-8:00am, 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.3)Hosted by Emmy Award winning actress, Mariette Hartley, this E/I show travels the globe to bring viewers fascinating stories: Watch the march of the penguins in the Artic, a spectacular safari to Africa, or an amazing visit to the Australian Outback. Whether it's a story about the mysterious creatures of the ocean, or a tale of the crittters in our own backyard, this series offers the best in family-friendly programming while targeting the teen audience.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 8:00am-8:30am, 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.2) Family Style with Chef Jeff teaches young viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to healthy, life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode demostrates how viewers can cook healthier versions of their favorite dishes and provides valuable health and nutrition information in a fun, interesting format. Family Style uses structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on current health-related information. The program also includes positive reinforcement through the use of nutrition quizzes and health tips with the ultimate goal of helping young viewers make better, more informative choices about their eating habits, nutrition and health.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 7:00am-7:30am; 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.1)Zoo Clues will engage viewers with the nearly infinite visual richness, animal characteristics, and wild range of animal behaviors. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparisions to their own human characteristics. The variety of the animal kingdom is truly odd and bizarre enough to read like fiction, but the clever narration of Zoo Clues links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 8:30am-9:00am; 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.1) On The Spot is a question and answer show challenging 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. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. The format allows a wide range of topics to be blended. The program also succeeds in modeling all ages, races and genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can idenify with so that they see a representative from their own group succeeding. In turn, it also allows viewers to learn respect for those outside their own group.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 7:30am-8:00am; 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.1) Animal Atlas make the animal world entertaining, enlightening and informational. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an every day attitude to reach the minds of young viewers. It uses a friendly and fascinating presentation of information to engage young viewers and broaden their knowledge and perspective of the animal world. Viewers are exposed to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers and animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Viewers discover the variety of places and situations that animals live in, how they find food and what they eat, how they play and care for their young, and the dynamics of the family units they live in. Animal Atlas also educates young viewers about endangered species and provides useful information on wildlife conservation. The show incorporates the learning catagories of life sciences, biological sciences and critical thinking skills in teaching viewers about animals and nature.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's; 9:00am-9:30am and 9:30am-10:00am, 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.3)Imagine a 13 year old boy sitting in a diner when suddenly, across the aisle, a woman begins choking on her food. What does he do? What would you do? This real life story as well as fire rescues, animal attacks, and everyday moral dilemmas are just a few of the stories that are included in this entertaining and educational program.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 4:30pm-5:00pm; 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.1)What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more wth scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 9:30am-10am; 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.2) Safari Tracks is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on an African safari-focusing on African wildlife and the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Follow Ushaka as we explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the African Savanna to the great Okavango delta...and beyond! The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 8am-8:30am; 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.1) The Coolest Places On Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most amazing and astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and works of nature. Each location's history and culture is explored. Each episode features three specific locations and delivers fast-paced information to engage the young viewer. The program features facts about history, geography and culture with a goal of providing young viewers with inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the diverse world aroung them.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 9:00am-9:30am, 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.2) On The Spot is a question and answer show challenging 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. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. The format allows a wide range of topics to be blended. The program also succeeds in modeling all ages, races and genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can idenify with so that they see a representative from their own group succeeding. In turn, it also allows viewers to learn respect for those outside their own group.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 8:30am-9:00am, 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.2) Animal Atlas make the animal world entertaining, enlightening and informational. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an every day attitude to reach the minds of young viewers. It uses a friendly and fascinating presentation of information to engage young viewers and broaden their knowledge and perspective of the animal world. Viewers are exposed to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers and animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Viewers discover the variety of places and situations that animals live in, how they find food and what they eat, how they play and care for their young, and the dynamics of the family units they live in. Animal Atlas also educates young viewers about endangered species and provides useful information on wildlife conservation. The show incorporates the learning catagories of life sciences, biological sciences and critical thinking skills in teaching viewers about animals and nature.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 7:00am-7:30am, 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.2) The Coolest Places On Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most amazing and astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and works of nature. Each location's history and culture is explored. Each episode features three specific locations and delivers fast-paced information to engage the young viewer. The program features facts about history, geography and culture with a goal of providing young viewers with inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the diverse world aroung them.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday's; 8:00am-8:30am and 8:30am-9:00am, 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.3) This adventure/travel show takes teens, ages 13 to 16, on incredible journeys all over the world. Awesome Adventures has won numerous awards, and, in 2013, was nominated for a daytime Emmy for Outstanding Travel Series. The destinations and activities are diverse, from Ice Climbing in the glaciers of Iceland to trekking next to Lava in the islands of Hawaii.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 7:30am-8:00am 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.2)America. 50 states. 16 territories. 1 D.C. And a slogan that proudly announces the country's incredible diversity: "Out of many, one." Let's go see the many. "State to State "takes you to every corner of America. From the hectic dazzle of the Big Apple, the rawhide spirit of Wyoming, the revival of St. Louis, the frontier of innovation in Silicon Valley, the live music of New Orleans and Austin, the Vegas glitz, the LA glamor, the Hawaiian luau, the highest peaks, the driest deserts, the biggest events, and the hidden gems.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration FabLab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's; 4:00pm-4:30pm 01/01/2016-03/31/2016
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. (Digital 40.1) Xploration FabLab brings the world of science, technology, and innovation to life. The series is designed to be fast paced and exciting, with each episode consisting of multiple, short story segments based on a central topic. Featuring fun, young hosts that will keep the pace tight and energy high. Star power will be used to supercharge the storylines. Each episode will include a relevant celebrity with a science and tech background.

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