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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:
0005019195
File Number:
CPR-176766
Submit Date:
01/06/2016
Call Sign:
KDSM-TV
Facility ID:
56527
City:
DES MOINES
State:
IA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/06/2016
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 Des Moines-Ames
Web Home Page Address www.kdsm.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 3.5
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: 7.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 8:30a, 10/7 - 12/30/15
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 program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Through this program the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 8:30a, 10/1 - 12/31/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a, 10/3 - 12/26/15
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 program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum, focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program aired on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30a, 10/3 - 12/26/15
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 program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 11:00a, 11:30a, 10/2 - 10/30/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans to develop an understanding and let the viewer know that we are key in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population; such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic and toxic waste in our waterways destroying the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Nature Adventures with Terri and Todd
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 10:00a, 10:30a, 10/2 - 10/30/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife experts Todd Magnuson and Terri Lawrenz host this Emmy-nominated television program that showcases the beauty and wonder of the great outdoors. Todd and Terri's mission is to teach children and viewers of all ages about nature, conservation, and wildlife in a fun, light-hearted manner. Viewers are encouraged to be themselves and to have fun in whatever they are doing. The hosts want to bring families together in the great outdoors to create lasting memories, and to ensure that future generations will continue to learn, understand, and appreciate the value of nature. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, Sunday, 8:00a, 8:30a, 10/31 - 12/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 36
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 program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure, and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 8:30a, 10/2 - 12/25/15
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 program is hosted by teens and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00a, 10/3 - 12/26/15
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program aired on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 8:30a, 10/6 - 12/29/15
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 goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, Sunday, 7:00a, 7:30a, 10/31 - 12/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 36
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 program provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 8:30a, 10/5 - 12/28/15
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 program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00a, 11:30a, 10/3 - 12/26/15
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program aired on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Make: Television
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30a, 10/3 - 12/26/15
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 program celebrates the inventors, artists, and everyday people who mix old and new technology to create new products. On the program, every-day items are transformed for new purposes in the up-cycling process. Viewers are encouraged to combine critical thinking, imagination, and scientific principles to create products that meet the ever-changing needs of our society. This program aired on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00a, 10/3 - 12/26/15
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 series stresses the importance of learning about the environment and how to protect it. The episodes showcase the innovative ways people make new products and create sources of energy, all while saving money. New scientific discoveries and their practical applications are examined to show teen viewers how easy it can be to reduce wasteful consumption, recycle different products, improve the viewers' quality of life, and improve the environment. Viewers are challenged to engage in critical thinking about the ecosystem, and to choose sensible and economical approaches to protecting it. This program aired on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 9:00a, 9:30a, 10/2 - 10/30/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected and the viewer is taken "on the job" to understand why the professionals love what they do and they even may learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 17.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00a, 10/3 - 12/26/15
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 program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as, world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" This program aired on the main digital stream.
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 Roni Dixon - Programming Coordinator
Address KVCW/NVCW 1500 Foremaster Lane
City Las Vegas
State NV
Zip 89101
Telephone Number 702-952-4632
Email Address rdixon@sbgnet.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. PSAs that promoted education, health, safety and environmental issues: Kids Asthma - Monster, Kids Oral Health - Super Duper Party Troopers, Drug Free Kids- Made By Me, Healthiest State Walk. In addition to airing PSAs, KDSM airs a weekly 60-second DSM Buzz segment on Wednesday and Friday mornings which highlights family-friendly and low- or no-cost events in the community. Recent segments included: Mills Fleet Farm's Toyland, Junie B. Jones: The Musical, Alice in Wonderland, Jr., High School Musical, Jr., Opening Day at Brenton Skating Plaza, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jingle in the Junction, Hope Ministries Christmas Dinner for the Homeless, The Wizard of OZ and ImaginEve, Des Moines' biggest New Year's Eve Party for kids.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 8:30a, 1/6 - 3/30/16
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 program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Through this program the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, Sunday, 7:00a, 7:30a, 1/2 - 3/27/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 program provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel, and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice, and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, and the importance of philanthropy and helping others. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 17.2.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 8:30a, 1/4 - 3/28/16
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 program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00a, 11:30a, 1/2 - 3/26/16
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes' success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program will air on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, Sunday, 8:00a, 8:30a, 1/2 - 3/2716
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure, and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 17.2.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 8:30a, 1/5 - 3/29/16
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 goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a, 1/2 - 3/26/16
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 program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum, focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program will air on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00a, 1/2 - 3/26/16
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 program focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The series travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today's environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gain insight into our future way of life. This program will air on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30a, 1/2 - 3/26/16
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 program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Uncaged
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30a, 1/2 - 3/26/16
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 program explores all types of wild animals in their own environment and how they survive. Children learn about and develop a respect for animals within their natural habitat and learn why some animals may be on their way to extinction. Each episode provides detailed explanations of different animal species and helps children understand the animals' daily lives. This program will air on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 8:30a, 1/1 - 3/25/16
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 program is hosted by teens and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00a, 1/2 - 3/26/16
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program will air on the tertiary digital stream, channel 17.3.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 8:30a, 1/7 - 3/31/16
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00a, 1/2 - 3/26/16
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 program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as, world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" This program will air on the main digital stream.

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