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

FRN:
0013597398
File Number:
CPR-131363
Submit Date:
07/06/2012
Call Sign:
KFSN-TV
Facility ID:
8620
City:
FRESNO
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2012

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Fresno-Visalia
Web Home Page Address www.ABC30.com

Digital Core Programming

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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 168.0
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: 3.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Taste Buds
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00AM-9:30AM PT (30.2/30.3) (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3
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. Taste Buds is a weekly half-hour series for children aged 13-16 that encourages them to think about what they eat, be creative in the kitchen, and explore foods from the world around them. Viewers learn and laugh as the hosts cook up age-appropriate recipes and go on fun food adventures. With a group of young hosts who are culinary explorers, viewers will delve into the culture, history, science, and art behind the food. Each episode explores a new food theme, beginning with the simple phrase, "Foods that.." and rounding off with the hosts creating and customizing theme-inspired recipes that kids and parents will want to make together. Taste Buds communicates a positive message about healthy eating, kitchen safety, and environmental responsibility.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30AM-10:00AM PT (30.1)
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 half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. Through episodes on subjects ranging from exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes and about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30AM-11:00AM PT (30.1)
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. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.The Saturday, June 16th episode was preempted due to Live ABC network coverage of the IZOD Indycar Race. The June 30th, 2012 episode was preempted due to Live ABC Network coverage of the X Games 2012.
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 Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, June 17, 2012 @ 12:30PM PT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, June 16 2012 @ 10:30AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 30, 2012 @ 12:30PM PT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, June 30, 2012 @ 10:30AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:00AM-11:30AM PT (30.2/30.3(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is a weekly half-hour series that travels around the globe to educate viewers 13-16 about the animal kingdom. Every week viewers are given an in-depth look at many different kinds of animals, their biology and habitats, their eating and socializing habits, and much, much more. The series features an up-beat and entertaining narration over beautifully-shot animal footage from zoos and wildlife habitats all over the world. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Major Decision
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30AM-11:00AM PT (30.2/30.3(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3
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. Major Decision is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Hosted by lively and entertaining teens, Major Decision helps guide viewers on the journey to choose the ideal career path. Each episode focuses on one career with an in-depth interview, a multi-faceted review, and career ranking. The importance of career guidance is highlighted in this series, which gives viewers a glimpse into the life of a different profession in each episode. As teens prepare for life after high school, Major Decision provides more information about the options available to them as adults.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Aqua KIds Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30AM-10:00AM PT (30.2/03.3) (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D
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. Aqua Kids Adventures is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the importance of protecting aquatic environments and the animals that live in marine habitats. This weekly half-hour series strives to show teens that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they can make a difference within their own communities. In each episode, Host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew travel the globe while sharing their adventures and what they learn about preserving a world for everyone to explore. Whether they're talking about saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30AM-12:00PM PT (30.2/30.3(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3
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. Mystery Hunters is a is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, this series encourages teens to question the world around them. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00AM-9:30AM PT (30.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Food For Thought With Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12:00PM PT (30.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13- to 16-year- old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.The May 26, 2012 episode was preempted due to Live ABC Network coverage of NASCAR. The Saturday, June 16th episode was preempted due to Live ABC network coverage of the IZOD Indycar Race. The June 30th, 2012 episode was preempted due to Live ABC Network coverage of the X Games 2012.
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 Food For Thought With Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, May 26, 2012 @ 3:00PM PT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, May 26, 2012 @ 11:30AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Food For Thought With Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, June 17, 2012 @ 1:30PM PT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, June 16, 2012 @ 11:30AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Food For Thought With Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 30, 2012 @ 1:30PM PT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, June 30, 2012 @ 1:30PM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00AM-11:30AM PT (30.1)
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. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action. The Saturday, June 16th episode was preempted due to Live ABC network coverage of the IZOD Indycar Race. The June 30th, 2012 episode was preempted due to Live ABC Network coverage of the X Games 2012.
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 Everyday Health
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 30, 2012 @ 1:00PM PT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday,June 30, 2012 @ 11:00AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Everyday Health
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, June 17, 2012 @ 1:00PM PT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, June 16, 2012 @ 11:00AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00AM-10:30AM PT (30.2/30.3)(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D
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. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00AM-10:30AM PT (30.1)
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. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether Richard climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. The Saturday, June 16th episode was preempted due to Live ABC network coverage of the IZOD Indycar Race. The June 30th, 2012 episode was preempted due to Live ABC Network coverage of the X Games 2012. The rescheduled episode on June 30th @ 12PM was joined in progress @ 12:10PM due to the overrun of the X Games 2012 event that immediately preceded it. This episode will air again on July 7th @ 4:00PM.
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 Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, June 17, 2012 @ 12:00PM PT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, June 16, 2012 @ 10AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 30, 2012 @ 12:00PM PT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, June 30, 2012 @ 10AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays/5:00AM-5:30AM PT (30.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 9
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. A kid-to-kid newscast, created by and delivered by teens for teens. The show is hosted by a diverse news team made up of engaging and intelligent African American, Hispanic, Asian and Caucasian student 'journalists,' both male and female, reporting from a professional news set and from the field, in their own words, on stories of interest and educational value to its audience. The show reaches teens on their own level with information about a wide variety of current events, both domestic and international, and provides them with role models to emulate. Weekly Reader provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to download scripts to teach public speaking, reading, and writing skills.
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
Date Time Sunday, June 3, 2012 @ 12:00PM PT.
Date Time Saturday, May 19, 2012 @ 3:30PM PT.
Date Time Saturday May 5, 2012 @ 3:30PM PT.
Date Time Saturday, June 30, 2012 @ 4:30PM PT.
Date Time Saturday, June 9, 2012 @ 4:30PM PT.
Date Time Saturday, May 26, 2012 @ 3:30PM PT.
Date Time Saturday, May 12, 2012 @ 4:30PM PT.
Date Time Saturday, June 16, 2012 @ 3:30 PM PT.
Date Time Saturday, June 23, 2012 @ 12:00PM PT.

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 Charlene Ciavaglia
Address 1777 G. Street
City Fresno
State CA
Zip 93706
Telephone Number 559-490-3262
Email Address Charlene.ciavaglia@abc.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. "Children First: A Year-Long Effort" with KFSN/ABC30 and its partners, Children's Hospital Central California, Educational Employees Credit Union, and Fresno County Office of Education, focuses on the challenges, problems and opportunities facing children and youth. KFSN's involvement in Children First includes local news-produced half-hour programs, 30-second vignettes, public service announcements (PSAs), and special reports on Action News (all on 30.1). This quarter, KFSN aired "Children First: Tough Talks," a 30-minute program, on April 15th at 6:30 PM and again on April 22nd at 10:30 AM, both on 30.1. KFSN also aired approximately 1,050 PSAs on 30.1 geared to children and their families, including "Feed the Hungry: Food Drive," "Fresno County Public Library: The Big Read," "Asian Pacific American Heritage Month" and "Exceptional Parents Unlimited," to name a few. The Live Well Network (30.2/30.3) also aired approximately 1500 PSAs geared to children and their families throughout the quarter.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00AM-10:30AM PT (30.2/30.3)(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Food For Thought With Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12:00PM PT (30.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13- to 16-year- old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:00AM-11:30AM PT (30.2/30.3)(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is a weekly half-hour series that travels around the globe to educate viewers 13-16 about the animal kingdom. Every week viewers are given an in-depth look at many different kinds of animals, their biology and habitats, their eating and socializing habits, and much, much more. The series features an up-beat and entertaining narration over beautifully-shot animal footage from zoos and wildlife habitats all over the world. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30AM-12:00PM PT (30.2/30.3)(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Mystery Hunters is a is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, this series encourages teens to question the world around them. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00AM-11:30AM PT (30.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00AM-9:30AM PT (30.1)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30AM-11:00AM PT (30.1)
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 half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Taste Buds
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00AM-9:30AM PT (30.2/30.3)(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Taste Buds is a weekly half-hour series for children aged 13-16 that encourages them to think about what they eat, be creative in the kitchen, and explore foods from the world around them. Viewers learn and laugh as the hosts cook up age-appropriate recipes and go on fun food adventures. With a group of young hosts who are culinary explorers, viewers will delve into the culture, history, science, and art behind the food. Each episode explores a new food theme, beginning with the simple phrase, "Foods that.." and rounding off with the hosts creating and customizing theme-inspired recipes that kids and parents will want to make together. Taste Buds communicates a positive message about healthy eating, kitchen safety, and environmental responsibility.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30AM-10:00AM PT (30.1)
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 half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. Through episodes on subjects ranging from exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes and about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Major Decision
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30AM-11:00AM PT (30.2/30.3(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Major Decision is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Hosted by lively and entertaining teens, Major Decision helps guide viewers on the journey to choose the ideal career path. Each episode focuses on one career with an in-depth interview, a multi-faceted review, and career ranking. The importance of career guidance is highlighted in this series, which gives viewers a glimpse into the life of a different profession in each episode. As teens prepare for life after high school, Major Decision provides more information about the options available to them as adults.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30AM-10:00AM PT (30.2/30.3)(airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Aqua Kids Adventures is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the importance of protecting aquatic environments and the animals that live in marine habitats. This weekly half-hour series strives to show teens that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they can make a difference within their own communities. In each episode, Host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew travel the globe while sharing their adventures and what they learn about preserving a world for everyone to explore. Whether they're talking about saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00AM-10:30AM PT (30.1)
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 world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether Richard climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.

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