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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
CPR-148662
Submit Date:
01/06/2014
Call Sign:
KNXV-TV
Facility ID:
59440
City:
PHOENIX
State:
AZ
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/06/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

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
Nielsen DMA Phoenix
Web Home Page Address www.abc15.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 24.0
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 Mystery Hunters (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30-12pm
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 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. Mystery Hunters 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 (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30am, eff 8/10 Sundays 10-10:30am
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. 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 their favorite, decadent, high calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head to head competition to give the recipes a low calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
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 Animal Atlas (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11-11:30am
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 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. 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 (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Major Decision (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11am
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. 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 (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30am, eff 9/7 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. 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.
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
List date and time rescheduled 9/15, 11-11:30am
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 # 9/14
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 9/29, 11-11:30am
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 # 9/28
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am-12pm, eff 8/10 10:30-11am
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 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. 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. Each weekly-half hour, 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 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing 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.
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 Aqua Kids (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30-10am
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 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 it's 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 (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Taste Buds (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9-9:30am
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 (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10-10:30am
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 children aged13-16. 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 Life 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 (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30am, eff 9/7 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, 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. In Born to Explore, 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 he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a 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
List date and time rescheduled 9/16, 12-12:30pm
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 # 9/14
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 9/29, 12-12:30pm
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 # 9/28
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 8/25, 11:30-12pm
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 # 8/24
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10am, eff 9/7 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. 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 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
List date and time rescheduled 8/25, 11:30-12pm
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 # 8/24
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 9/15, 11:30-12pm
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 # 9/14
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 9/29, 11:30-12pm
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 # 9/28
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am, eff 9/7 11:30-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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. 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.
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 8/25, 3:30-4pm
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 # 8/24
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 9/29, 12:30-1pm
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 # 9/28
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 9/15, 12:30-1pm
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 # 9/14
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Trish Greening
Address 515 N 44th St
City Phoenix
State AZ
Zip 85008
Telephone Number 602 683 5912
Email Address tgreening@abc15.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 (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30-12pm
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. 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 (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Major Decision (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11am
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. 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 (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11am
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. 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 north 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, other dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30-10am
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 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 it's 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 (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10-10:30am
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 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 Life 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 (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30am
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. Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, 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. In Born to Explore, 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 he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a 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 12) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10-10:30am
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 2000 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 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.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Taste Buds (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9-9:30am
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 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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30am
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.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am
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, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. 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 all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am-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. Mystery Hunters 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 (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (airing on non-main digital channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11-11:30am
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. 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.

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