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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0003453495
File Number:
CPR-175469
Submit Date:
10/13/2015
Call Sign:
WPVI-TV
Facility ID:
8616
City:
PHILADELPHIA
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/13/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2015

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 Philadelphia
Web Home Page Address http://www.6abc.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NOTE: The September 26, 2015 show was pre-empted for Breaking News coverage of Pope Francis' historic visit to Philadelphia. 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 7/5/15 - 1:00 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-07-04
Episode # 7/4/15 - #JHWC409
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Skooled (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (airing on LAFF /D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) Teenagers are experts at being teenagers. Teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, filmmaking and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (airing on LAFF /D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) Animal Outtakes host Marsha Panuce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:00 - 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NOTE: The September 26, 2015 show was pre-empted for Breaking News coverage of Pope Francis' historic visit to Philadelphia. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through Australia's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the outback. Viewers will follow Faulkner on a series of breathtakingly close encounters with the animals of the outback: he'll help an alligator out of the mud, meet some furry tasmanian fellows, aid an injured cormorant, visit exotic frogs in the forest, and check out the platypus in a pond in Sydney to name a few.
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 Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 9/6/15 - 2:00 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-09-05
Episode # 9/5/15 - #OA123
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 9/20/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-09-19
Episode # 9/19/15 - #OA125
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 9/13/15 - 2:00 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-09-12
Episode # 9/12/15 - #OA124
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (airing on LAFF/D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (airing on LAFF /D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (airing on LAFF/D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NOTE: The September 26, 2015 show was pre-empted for Breaking News coverage of Pope Francis' historic visit to Philadelphia. The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wildlife experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
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 The Wildlife Docs (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 7/5/15 - 2;30 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-07-04
Episode # 7/4/15 - #WD223
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Born to Explore (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/12:30 - 1:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. NOTE: The September 26, 2015 show was pre-empted for Breaking News coverage of Pope Francis' historic visit to Philadelphia. 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.
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 (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 9/20/15 - 2:30 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-09-19
Episode # 9/19/15 - #BTE422
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 9/13/15 - 2:30 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-09-12
Episode # 9/12/15 - #BTE425
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 9/6/15 - 2:00 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-09-05
Episode # 9/5/15 - #BTE424
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 8/30/15 - 1:00 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-08-29
Episode # 8/29/15 - BTE426
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (airing on LAFF /D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30 - 10:00 AM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform)Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is a 22 year old host who opens viewers eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in 'Food for Thought'. Each weekly half-hour program, 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00 AM -11:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NOTE: The September 26, 2015 show was pre-empted for Breaking News coverage of Pope Francis' historic visit to Philadelphia. This half-hour weekly series is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. This program seeks to educate viewers that there's a reciprocal benefit to sea animal rescue: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology and the information obtained adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue seeks to 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.
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 (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 7/5/15 - 2:00 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-07-04
Episode # 7/4/15 - #SEA423
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NOTE: The September 26, 2015 show was pre-empted for Breaking News coverage of Pope Francis' historic visit to Philadelphia. 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (D1)
List date and time rescheduled 7/5/15 - 1:30 pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-07-04
Episode # 7/4/15 - #OM418
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Life (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Each episode finds hosts Christie and Shawn exploring new professions in the exciting world of work. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the young audience. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do while teaching about jobs teens may not have known even existed.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00 - 9:30 AM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is a 22 year old host who opens viewers eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in 'Food for Thought'. Each weekly half-hour program, 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:30 - 11:00 AM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) In this weekly half hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit thier favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give recipes a low calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthly food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:00 - 10:30 AM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) 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 series uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11:00 - 11:30 AM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) In this weekly half hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit thier favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off ina head-to-head competition to give recipes a low calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthly food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life.
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 Anika Hawkins
Address 4100 City Avenue
City Philadelphia
State PA
Zip 19131
Telephone Number 215-581-4555
Email Address Niki.Hawkins@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.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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. (airing on LAFF /D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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 is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. This program seeks to educate viewers that there's a reciprocal benefit to sea animal rescue: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology and the information obtained adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue seeks to 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 (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Rock the Park(D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays /12:00 - 12:30 PM
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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. (airing on LAFF/D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) America's Heartland profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM
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 (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Born to Explore (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satutrdays /12:30 - 1:00 PM
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.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:30 - 11:00 AM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) In this weekly half hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit thier favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off ina head-to-head competition to give recipes a low calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthly food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Skooled (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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. (airing on LAFF /D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) Teenagers are experts at being teenagers. Teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, filmmaking and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Eco Company (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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. (airing on LAFF /D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Food for Thought (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 9:30 - 10:00 AM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is a 22 year old host who opens viewers eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in 'Food for Thought'. Each weekly half-hour program, 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.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13-16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and information program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wildlife experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11:30 - 12:00 PM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Each episode finds hosts Christie and Shawn exploring new professions in the exciting world of work. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the young audience. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do while teaching about jobs teens may not have known even existed.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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. (airing on LAFF /D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) Animal Outtakes host Marsha Panuce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Eco Company (D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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. (airing on LAFF/D3, a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM
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 (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 10:00 - 10:30 AM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) 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 series uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays / 11:00 - 11:30 AM
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. (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform) In this weekly half hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit thier favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give recipes a low calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthly food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life.

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