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

FRN:
0021922711
File Number:
CPR-147541
Submit Date:
10/25/2013
Call Sign:
KMIZ
Facility ID:
63164
City:
COLUMBIA
State:
MO
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/25/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

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 Columbia-Jefferson City
Web Home Page Address www.abc17news.com

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 9.0
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(23)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 23) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/ September 6 - September 27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 23) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Eart (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT (September 28)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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 Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 23) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:30-11:00 AM CT
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas 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 (4 of 23) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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 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 Core Program (5 of 23) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT (July 4 - September 27) & 7:30-8:00 AM CT (July 4 - September 12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 25
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. "Jungle Jack" Hanna, his family and his crew go where no cameras have gone before, visiting remote locations around the world and encountering elusive animals in their natural habitats. The program is engaging and entertainingly narrative with visual images that will appeal to the target age-range audience. Drop-down information panels and Jack's comments provide a more in-depth information base. Viewers not only learn aspects of a variety of animals and their habitat, but important conservation information as well.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 23) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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. Travel Thru History entices young adults to learn more about American history. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. The series uses beautiful photography and brief, well-edited interviews with curators and other on-site authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos, and film footage, to set a pace that will keep a busy young mind engaged. The program pleasantly appeals both to wanderlust and to curiosity about the past and its implications for the future. History is presented as a story of people one would like to have met, not a dry recitation of facts and figures, thus moving the thoughtful student out of the classroom and into the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 23) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT (September 19 - September 26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 Exploration with Jarod Miller brings viewers up close and personal with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. Exciting, surprising and fun, Animal Exploration entertains, informs and inspires viewers as Jarod interacts with creatures in unexpected ways. Jarod takes viewers to the nearest and farthest corners of the globe as well as to the local zoo as he explores the human/ animal interaction in the face of an ever-changing world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 23) Response
Program Title Children Talk (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children Talk is a weekly half-hour series where children talk about what they know and learn about what they don't. Featuring nationally known ventriloquist Taylor Mason, each weekly episode of Children Talk provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. Series includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 23) Response
Program Title Kids Cooking for Kids (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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. Kids Cooking for Kids serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of proper nutrition and developing good habits for a healthy living. The series allows children to explore the world of good food and healthy eating. The series also educates and informs youngsters about exercise, safety, and good hygiene. Each episode highlights a recipe for making healthy dish using wholesome ingredients, offering practical alternatives to junk food. The weekly series also promotes children's creative skills and physical wellbeing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 23) Response
Program Title Safari (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 23) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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. 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 manmade 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 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 Core Program (12 of 23) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, 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 Core Program (13 of 23) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT & Saturdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT & Sundays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 7:30-8
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theater. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. GSA provides something that educators can't necessarily offer or replicate in a school setting, as it gives students a real world connection to their writing. Young students have the opportunity to understand the impact of writing on a broader audience by submitting their own writing to the show for consideration and adaptation. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academic skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, and Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 23) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:00-10:30 AM CT
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. 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 guest 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 (15 of 23) Response
Program Title Swap TV (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT (July 5 - August 30)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Swap TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds swapping lives for a weekend. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the swapping youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 23) Response
Program Title Workforce (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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. WORKFORCE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and communication skills. The series introduces teens to a wide variety of possible careers, emphasizing how education and practical skills impact a persons ability to successfully pursue a career. The series also demonstrates real-world job experience, proving that an appropriate education is necessary to pursue almost any career. Each episode presents two possible career paths offering teenagers a chance to get some hands on experience in various jobs. The program also notes educational and training requirements for various careers, as well as potential salary ranges for a given job.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 23) Response
Program Title Mad About (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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. Mad About is an effective tool for young students to build a knowledge base of money management. The high educational content explores topics such as credit, saving, investing, and taxes, yet does so in a fun and entertaining way that will keep 13 to 16 year olds attentive and connected. The format is a live show in front of a middle school audience. An entertaining ensemble of comedic actors evokes participation, which heightens the interest of kids. Each segment explores lessons, which constructs a basic understanding of how to manage finances, and concludes with statements such as, "only borrow what you can pay back tomorrow" and "risk usually equals reward".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 23) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT (July 6 - September 21)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. The Mystery Hunters are Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitve minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries, and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 23) Response
Program Title Eco Company (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
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. What does it mean to "go green" as a teen? More and more young people want to know the answer to that question. Eco Company is a national TV show on a quest to find answers. Eco Company is hosted by a dynamic group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to preserve the planet they will inherit. Every week Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment and the world we live in. In addition, every week Eco Company provides a practical tip that people of all ages can use in their daily lives
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 23) Response
Program Title Cookin' With Cutty (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cookin' with Cutty serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, including the importance of proper nutrition and developing good habits for a healthy living. The series allows children to explore the world of good food and healthy eating. The series also educates and informs youngsters about exercise, safety, and good hygiene. Each episode highlights a recipe for making a healthy dish using wholesome ingredients, offering practical alternatives to junk food. The weekly series also promotes children's creative skills and physical wellbeing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 23) Response
Program Title Edgemont (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide "life lessons" that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 23) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 23) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 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.
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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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 Eric Holmes
Address 501 Business Loop 70 East
City Columbia
State MO
Zip 65201
Telephone Number (573) 449-0917
Email Address erich@kmiz.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 Green Screen Adventures (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT & Saturdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT & Sundays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 7:30-8
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theater. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. GSA provides something that educators can't necessarily offer or replicate in a school setting, as it gives students a real world connection to their writing. Young students have the opportunity to understand the impact of writing on a broader audience by submitting their own writing to the show for consideration and adaptation. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academic skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, and Compassion.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT
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, 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 (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/ 7:00 AM-7:30 AM CT
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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT & Sundays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is both innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. The Mystery Hunters are Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitve minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are not always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries, and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:30-11:00 AM CT
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.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title The Coolest Places on Earth (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
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 Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Safari (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 10:00-10:30 AM CT
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 informative 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 (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Eco Company (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT
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. What does it mean to "go green" as a teen? More and more young people want to know the answer to that question. Eco Company is a national TV show on a quest to find answers. Eco Company is hosted by a dynamic group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to preserve the planet they will inherit. Every week Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment and the world we live in. In addition, every week Eco Company provides a practical tip that people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 7:00-7:30 AM CT
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. "Jungle Jack" Hanna, his family and his crew go where no cameras have gone before, visiting remote locations around the world and encountering elusive animals in their natural habitats. The program is engaging and entertainingly narrative with visual images that will appeal to the target age-range audience. Drop-down information panels and Jack's comments provide a more in-depth information base. Viewers not only learn aspects of a variety of animals and their habitat, but important conservation information as well.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:30-9:00 AM CT
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 (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:00-9:30 AM CT
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 manmade 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 at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays/ 7:30-8:00 AM CT & Sundays/ 7:30 AM CT - 8:00 AM CT
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 Exploration with Jarod Miller brings viewers up close and personal with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. Exciting, surprising and fun, Animal Exploration entertains, informs and inspires viewers as Jarod interacts with creatures in unexpected ways. Jarod takes viewers to the nearest and farthest corners of the globe as well as to the local zoo as he explores the human/ animal interaction in the face of an ever-changing world.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT & Sundays/ 8:00-8:30 AM CT
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. Travel Thru History entices young adults to learn more about American history. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. The series uses beautiful photography and brief, well-edited interviews with curators and other on-site authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos, and film footage, to set a pace that will keep a busy young mind engaged. The program pleasantly appeals both to wanderlust and to curiosity about the past and its implications for the future. History is presented as a story of people one would like to have met, not a dry recitation of facts and figures, thus moving the thoughtful student out of the classroom and into the world.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Edgemont (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT & Sundays/ 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide "life lessons" that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse.

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