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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:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-153274
Submit Date:
04/09/2014
Call Sign:
WTEN
Facility ID:
74422
City:
ALBANY
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2014

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 ABC/LWN
Nielsen DMA Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Web Home Page Address www.news10.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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Go For It!
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1030-11am
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. Go For It! is a half-hour weekly television program produced to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Each episode contains teams of children competing in a variety of educational and athletic activities, including trivia and athletic competitions. Trivia competitions require children to use their math, science, history, and geography skills to defeat the opposing team and win prizes. Athletic competitions encourage children to stay physically fit and healthy. Sports celebrities offer facts and advice on subjects such as nutrition, training, and motivation. With each weekly half-hour episode, Go For It! brings relevant life-messages to kids in a fast-paced format designed to encourage learning, participation, and competition. Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11-1130am
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. Every week viewers are given an in-depth look at many different kinds of animals, their biology and habitats, their eating and socializing habits. Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10-1030am
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 presents real people pursing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10-1030am
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 5 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Danger Rangers is an animated television series for children 5 to 8 years of age. Each episode follows the adventures of a relatable group of animal, superhero characters whose mission is to keep children safe by educating them on how to avoid or reduce their risk of being injured around fire, water, poisons, cars, and any number of other potential hazards that children could encounter in their daily lives. Danger Rangers inspires viewers to adopt proactive attitudes and behaviors related to their personal safety in order to reduce preventable accidents, the leading cause of death and permanent disability for young children. The Danger Rangers' mission is to use education to empower children to "think safe, play safe & be safe." Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. In Born To Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher by bringing the viewers to the places and people of the world representing vastly diverse cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, teen viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. Main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with wolverines in British Columbia, observe mountain lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe polar bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's black bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home. Main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Major Decision (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1030-11am
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 importance of career guidance is highlighted in this series, which gives viewers a glimpse into the life of a different profession in each episode. Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. 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 that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented 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 gives 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 in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown. Main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding with stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries illustrates how animals and humans often share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of mingling specials, viewers will get to know and care about the fascinating life teaming in our oceans. Main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. 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 informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild 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.. Main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 930-10am
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 about the importance of protecting aquatic environments and the animals that live in marine habitats. Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Tails
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9-930am and 930-10am
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. Animal Tails is an educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This one-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents. Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Taste Buds (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9-930am
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 encourages children to think about what they eat, be creative in the kitchen, and explore foods from the world around them. Taste Buds communicates a positive message about healthy eating, kitchen safety, and environmental responsibility. Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Nature Adventures (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 1130am-12pm
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. Nature Adventures is a nature series that educates children ages 13-16 by taking children to a unique destination in each episode, to explore the scenery, history, activities, and wildlife of that area. Wildlife experts Todd Magnuson and Terri Lawrenz share their love for the outdoors by teaching children in a fun and entertaining way. Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Exploration with Richard Wiese
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11-1130am and 1130-12pm
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. Exploration with Richard Wiese inspires the true explorer in each of us. Join Explorer Richard Wiese in this half-hour thrill ride for children aged 13-16 that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured throughout the world. By using amazing technology, secret wonders of the world and beyond will be revealed while we preserve our instinct to explore. In each episode, cameras follow Richard to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the sea with intrepid curiosity. As an experienced science journalist and former president of the world-renowned Explorer's Club, Richard Wiese has the experience and credentials to introduce viewers to places, people, and things they may have never seen before. Multicast Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. 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. Main digital channel.
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 Andy Alford
Address 341 Northern Blvd.
City Albany
State NY
Zip 12204
Telephone Number 518-433-4290
Email Address AAlford@wten.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. The station no longer has an analog channel. The licensee's response to 7(b) therefore assumes that the station's current main program stream serves as the equivalent to the station's former analog channel.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Major Decisions (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1030-11am
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 importance of career guidance is highlighted in this series, which gives viewers a glimpse into the life of a different profession in each episode. Multicast digital channel.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 930-10am
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. Aqua Kids Adventures is designed and produced to educate children about the importance of protecting aquatic environments and the animals that live in marine habitats. Multicast digital channel.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11-1130am
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. Every week viewers are given an in-depth look at many different kinds of animals, their biology and habitats, their eating and socializing habits. Multicast digital channel.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930am (4/5 - 5/31) Sundays 11-1130am (6/7 - 6/28)
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 that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented 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 gives 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 in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-11am
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. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10-1030am
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. Real Life 101 presents real people pursing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. Multicast digital channel.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Exploration with Richard Wiese
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11-1130am and 1130-12pm
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. Exploration with Richard Wiese inspires the true explorer in each of us. Join Explorer Richard Wiese in this half-hour thrill ride for children aged 13-16 that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured throughout the world. By using amazing technology, secret wonders of the world and beyond will be revealed while we preserve our instinct to explore. In each episode, cameras follow Richard to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the sea with intrepid curiosity. As an experienced science journalist and former president of the world-renowned Explorer's Club, Richard Wiese has the experience and credentials to introduce viewers to places, people, and things they may have never seen before. Multicast Digital Channel.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Nature Adventures (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 1130am-12pm
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. Nature Adventures is a nature series that educates children ages 13-16 by taking children to a unique destination in each episode, to explore the scenery, history, activities, and wildlife of that area. Wildlife experts Todd Magnuson and Terri Lawrenz share their love for the outdoors by teaching children in a fun and entertaining way. Multicast Digital Channel.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (4/5 - 5/31) Sundays 1130a-12pm (6/7 - 6/28)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930-10am
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. Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding with stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries illustrates how animals and humans often share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of mingling specials, viewers will get to know and care about the fascinating life teaming in our oceans. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he'll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with wolverines in British Columbia, observe mountain lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe polar bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's black bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10-1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Danger Rangers is an animated television series for children 5 to 8 years of age. Each episode follows the adventures of a relatable group of animal, superhero characters whose mission is to keep children safe by educating them on how to avoid or reduce their risk of being injured around fire, water, poisons, cars, and any number of other potential hazards that children could encounter in their daily lives. Danger Rangers inspires viewers to adopt proactive attitudes and behaviors related to their personal safety in order to reduce preventable accidents, the leading cause of death and permanent disability for young children. The Danger Rangers' mission is to use education to empower children to "think safe, play safe & be safe." Multicast Digital Channel.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030am
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 Born To Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher by bringing the viewers to the places and people of the world representing vastly diverse cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, teen viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. Main digital channel.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Tails
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9-930am and 930-10am
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. Animal Tails is an educational, studio-based variety show for children 13-16 years of age. This one-hour weekly series highlights various features of the animal kingdom, from household pets to exotic wildlife. Animal lovers of all ages learn about the different creatures of our planet on this informative yet entertaining program. Hosted by comedian Mark Curry, Animal Tails explores and investigates animals of all sizes from all sorts of locations. From uncovering the unique ways different animals communicate with each other to discovering how police teams train their canine partners, Animal Tails provides a unique and educational experience for children and their parents. Multicast Digital Channel.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Taste Buds (LWN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9-930am
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. Taste Buds encourages children to think about what they eat, be creative in the kitchen, and explore foods from the world around them. Taste Buds communicates a positive message about healthy eating, kitchen safety, and environmental responsibility. Multicast digital channel.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Go For It!
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1030-11am
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. Go For It! is a half-hour weekly television program produced to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Each episode contains teams of children competing in a variety of educational and athletic activities, including trivia and athletic competitions. Trivia competitions require children to use their math, science, history, and geography skills to defeat the opposing team and win prizes. Athletic competitions encourage children to stay physically fit and healthy. Sports celebrities offer facts and advice on subjects such as nutrition, training, and motivation. With each weekly half-hour episode, Go For It! brings relevant life-messages to kids in a fast-paced format designed to encourage learning, participation, and competition. Multicast Digital Channel.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130am
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 informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild 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. Main digital channel.

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Young Broadcasting of Albany, Inc.


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