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

FRN:
0005795067
File Number:
CPR-173639
Submit Date:
10/06/2015
Call Sign:
WFLD
Facility ID:
22211
City:
CHICAGO
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/06/2015
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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Chicago
Web Home Page Address http://www.myfoxchicago.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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title LIVE, LIFE & WIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 7-7:30AM (7/4/15-9/26/15)
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. LIVE, LIFE AND WIN ARE INSPIRATIONAL SEGMENTS AND TEEN SUCCESS STORIES OF CHARACTER AND PERSONAL DETERMINATION IN THE ARTS, SCHOOL, SPORTS AND COMMUNITY; CONSIDERS TOPICS SUCH AS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILTY AND JUSTICE, PERSEVERENCE, LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, VOLUNTEERISM, AND LIFE SKILLS SUCH AS THE IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE AND NUTRITION ALL SHOWING THE 13-16 YEAR OLD TEEN AUDIENCE HOW THEY CAN "LIVE, LIFE & WIN."
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title XPLORATION ANIMAL SCIENCE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 9:30-10AM (7/4/15-9/26/15)
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. Produced specifically for the 13-16 demographic, this is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. 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 environment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. This is a program that all animal lovers will watch and learn from.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 9-9:30AM (7/4/15-9/26/15)
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. 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 with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. 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 Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 8-8:30AM (7/4/15-9/26/15)
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 7:30-8AM (7/4/15-9/26/15)
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 REAL WINNING EDGE SERIES SEEKS TO EXPOSE YOUTH TO OTHER YOUTH WHO HAVE CONSISTENTLY MADE THE BEHAVIORAL CHOICES THAT HAVE HELPED THEM TO HAVE A GREATER SENSE OF INTERNAL SIGNIFICANCE AND ACCEPTANCE, WHICH RESULTS IN A MORE SELF-DIRECTED, STABLE PERSONALITY. THEY ARE MORE ABLE TO NEGOTIATE THE "CHALLENGES" INHERENT IN LIFE. THE YOUTH WHO ARE CHOSEN TO BE PROFILED ON THE SERIES ARE CHOSEN FOR THEIR ADOPTION OF PRO-SOCIAL VALUES AND PRINCIPLES THAT HAVE BECOME THE ETHOS OF THEIR BEHAVIOR. THUS THE CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY THE STORIES OF THESE YOUTH GIVE RISE TO ADHERENCE TO THESE SOUND CHOICES THAT HAVE THEM "THE REAL WINNING EDGE" IN LIFE, SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: 1) DISCOVERING WHERE THEIR TALENTS LIE, AND THEIR PURSUITS OF DEVELOPING THAT "GIFT", 2) DEVELOPING AN APPRECIATION FOR HONESTY AS A FUNDAMENTAL PART OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TO OTHER. YOUTH INTERVIEWS DEMONSTRATE A REAL SENSE OF COMPASSION AND CONCERN FOR OTHER PEOPLE NO MATTER WHAT THE PERSON'S STATION IN LIFE MIGHT BE; 3) DEVELOPING A SENSE OF SELF DISCIPLINE BY LEARNING TO BALANCE SCHOOL WORK WITH SOCIAL ACTIVITIES, FRIENDS AND DEVELOPING THEIR SENSE OF MISSION AND PURPOSE IN LIFE; 4) DEVELOPING A SENSE OF INTERNAL ACCEPTANCE THAT ALLOWS THEM TO STAND AGAINST ACTIVITIES THAT CAN HURT THEMSELVES AS WELL AS OTHERS, SUCH AS SUBSTANCE ABUSE, VIOLENCE, PROMISCUOUS SEX, ETC. THE REAL WINNING EDGE PROMOTES THE VALUES THROUGH THESE VERY ENGAGING POSITIVE YOUTH ROLE MODELS, WHO ARE INTRODUCED BY CELEBRITIES IN THE SAME TALENT FIELD AS THE YOUTH. THE CELEBRITIES REINFORCE THE VALUES BY CALLING ATTENTION TO THESE YOUTHS' QUALITIES AS THEY ARE EXHIBITED IN THE PROGRAM.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 8:30-9AM (7/4/15-9/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This new half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. *When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown.
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 TITO VELA
Address 205 N. MICHIGAN AVE.
City CHICAGO
State IL
Zip 60601
Telephone Number 312-565-5623
Email Address tito.vela@foxtv.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 (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title XPLORATION OUTER SPACE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 8:30-9AM (10/3/15-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This new half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. *When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title XPLORATION EARTH 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 9-9:30AM (10/3/15-12/26/15)
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. 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 with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. 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 (3 of 6) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 7:30-8AM (10/3/15-12/26/15)
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 REAL WINNING EDGE SERIES SEEKS TO EXPOSE YOUTH TO OTHER YOUTH WHO HAVE CONSISTENTLY MADE THE BEHAVIORAL CHOICES THAT HAVE HELPED THEM TO HAVE A GREATER SENSE OF INTERNAL SIGNIFICANCE AND ACCEPTANCE, WHICH RESULTS IN A MORE SELF-DIRECTED, STABLE PERSONALITY. THEY ARE MORE ABLE TO NEGOTIATE THE "CHALLENGES" INHERENT IN LIFE. THE YOUTH WHO ARE CHOSEN TO BE PROFILED ON THE SERIES ARE CHOSEN FOR THEIR ADOPTION OF PRO-SOCIAL VALUES AND PRINCIPLES THAT HAVE BECOME THE ETHOS OF THEIR BEHAVIOR. THUS THE CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY THE STORIES OF THESE YOUTH GIVE RISE TO ADHERENCE TO THESE SOUND CHOICES THAT HAVE THEM "THE REAL WINNING EDGE" IN LIFE, SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: 1) DISCOVERING WHERE THEIR TALENTS LIE, AND THEIR PURSUITS OF DEVELOPING THAT "GIFT", 2) DEVELOPING AN APPRECIATION FOR HONESTY AS A FUNDAMENTAL PART OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TO OTHER. YOUTH INTERVIEWS DEMONSTRATE A REAL SENSE OF COMPASSION AND CONCERN FOR OTHER PEOPLE NO MATTER WHAT THE PERSON'S STATION IN LIFE MIGHT BE; 3) DEVELOPING A SENSE OF SELF DISCIPLINE BY LEARNING TO BALANCE SCHOOL WORK WITH SOCIAL ACTIVITIES, FRIENDS AND DEVELOPING THEIR SENSE OF MISSION AND PURPOSE IN LIFE; 4) DEVELOPING A SENSE OF INTERNAL ACCEPTANCE THAT ALLOWS THEM TO STAND AGAINST ACTIVITIES THAT CAN HURT THEMSELVES AS WELL AS OTHERS, SUCH AS SUBSTANCE ABUSE, VIOLENCE, PROMISCUOUS SEX, ETC. THE REAL WINNING EDGE PROMOTES THE VALUES THROUGH THESE VERY ENGAGING POSITIVE YOUTH ROLE MODELS, WHO ARE INTRODUCED BY CELEBRITIES IN THE SAME TALENT FIELD AS THE YOUTH. THE CELEBRITIES REINFORCE THE VALUES BY CALLING ATTENTION TO THESE YOUTHS' QUALITIES AS THEY ARE EXHIBITED IN THE PROGRAM.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title LIVE LIFE & WIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 7-7:30AM (10/3/15-12/26/15)
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. LIVE, LIFE AND WIN ARE INSPIRATIONAL SEGMENTS AND TEEN SUCCESS STORIES OF CHARACTER AND PERSONAL DETERMINATION IN THE ARTS, SCHOOL, SPORTS AND COMMUNITY; CONSIDERS TOPICS SUCH AS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILTY AND JUSTICE, PERSEVERENCE, LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, VOLUNTEERISM, AND LIFE SKILLS SUCH AS THE IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE AND NUTRITION ALL SHOWING THE 13-16 YEAR OLD TEEN AUDIENCE HOW THEY CAN "LIVE, LIFE & WIN."
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title XPLORATION AWESOME PLANET
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 8-8:30AM (10/3/15-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title XPLORATION ANIMAL SCIENCE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY'S 9:30-10AM (10/3/15-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced specifically for the 13-16 demographic, this is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. 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 environment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. This is a program that all animal lovers will watch and learn from.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, LCC.


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