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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
CPR-176804
Submit Date:
01/06/2016
Call Sign:
WFTX-TV
Facility ID:
70649
City:
CAPE CORAL
State:
FL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/06/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Ft. Myers-Naples
Web Home Page Address http://www.fox4now.com/

Digital Core Programming

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

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 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. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DRAGONFLY TV highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 REAL WINNING EDGE highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16 year olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Skooled (36.3 LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SKOOLED knows that teenagers are experts at being teenagers and teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, film making and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series. The students are forced to create a curriculum and teach a course. This forces them to improve their communication skills while understanding the needs of their students. The series highlights critical thinking and imagination, while illustrating just how difficult it is to be a teacher. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (36.3 LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00-12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (36.3 LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 AM-12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL OUTTAKES host Marsha Punce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of different species, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers will learn about the care of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom. In each episode, a detailed explanation of an animal species is provided as well as information on the animal's daily nutrition and other living habits. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL RESCUE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats. The program also shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What would you do if put in a perilous situation? That's the question "WHADDYADO" poses to teenagers in this series. The show uses a combination of actual footage, re-enactments and demonstrations to prepare young people for what to do when put in dangerous situations that could occur anywhere and at any time. Through interviews with the participants and experts' tips, viewers learn the proper way to react in the given scenarios. Episodes also feature moral dilemma segments that aim to help teens make the right decision at the right time. The show is hosted by Christine Hamilton. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (36.3 LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AMERICA'S HEARTLAND profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world. The program explains how food is grown and used in different ways. In each episode, viewers also learn about different occupations and the rich history of heartland jobs and professions. The program offers teens important information on various topics of life in rural parts of the United States, This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and shares stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show also provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages, can use in their daily lives. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Biz Kids(36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BIZ KIDS focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens 13 to 16 years old. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kids provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW is a weekly half hour focusing on today's youth as they pursue their dreams of becoming the next sports superstars. The show profiles college and high school talent in sports and provides an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Career Day (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CAREER DAY highlights the challenging and rewarding careers of men and women from around the country. Today's youth will get an up-close look at potential careers that they may want to embark upon. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from all sectors of the economy who share their career path with young people. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big (36.2 Secondary Digital LATV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THINK BIG features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. Kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TEEN KIDS NEWS is a dynamic television news program for teens produced by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that is educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. This program inserts the clear informed voice of students into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on network news programs. Weekly Reader provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to download scripts to teach public speaking, reading, and writing skills. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (35.1 Primary Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE REAL WINNING EDGE highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16 year olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (36.3 LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (36.3 LAFF)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30-1:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AMERICA'S HEARTLAND profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world. The program explains how food is grown and used in different ways. In each episode, viewers also learn about different occupations and the rich history of heartland jobs and professions. The program offers teens important information on various topics of life in rural parts of the United States, This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Charlie Henrich - VP/GM
Address 621 SW Pine Island Road
City Cape Coral
State FL
Zip 33991
Telephone Number 239-574-3636
Email Address charlie.henrich@fox4now.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. WFTX switched from LATV to Escape on its digital 2 station (36.2) on January 1st, 2016.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Word Travels (Digital only 36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00-12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WORD TRAVELS follows the lives of two young professional travel writers Robin Esrock and Julia Dimon as they journey around the world in search of stories to experience, write about, and file for their editors. Esrock focuses on adventurous and physical stories, while Dimon focuses on cultural and people stories. Each episode has the duo investigating stories both separately and together. The series was shot in 36 countries across six continents and helps viewers understand geography and history of the places covered. The series allows teens to explore how individuals in various nations live their daily lives and examines what are the differences in customs and languages in each locale. The series also demonstrates how to write stories about these destinations and what information is relevant to good story-telling. The episodes explore faraway places that most teen viewers may never hear or study about in the classroom. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (Digital only - 36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30-1:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AMERICA'S HEARTLAND profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world. The program explains how food is grown and used in different ways. In each episode, viewers also learn about different occupations and the rich history of heartland jobs and professions. The program offers teens important information on various topics of life in rural parts of the United States, This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Digital only 36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TEEN KIDS NEWS is a dynamic television news program for teens produced by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that is educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. This program inserts the clear informed voice of students into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on network news programs. Weekly Reader provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to download scripts to teach public speaking, reading, and writing skills. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title America's Heartland (Digital only 36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AMERICA'S HEARTLAND profiles the people, places and products of American agriculture. Programs include visits to ranches, farms and factories to learn about various topics from food production to fueling the world. The program explains how food is grown and used in different ways. In each episode, viewers also learn about different occupations and the rich history of heartland jobs and professions. The program offers teens important information on various topics of life in rural parts of the United States, This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Sports Stars Of Tomorrow (Digital only 35.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW is a weekly half hour focusing on today's youth as they pursue their dreams of becoming the next sports superstars. The show profiles college and high school talent in sports and provides an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (Digital only 35.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and shares stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show also provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages, can use in their daily lives. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing (Digital only 36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MISSING profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and instructional messages form the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Sadly, we live in a world which seems to grow less safe with time. This show educates children regarding potential dangers and how, specifically, to deal with these situations. It gives children a sense that they have the power and means to protect themselves when away from watchful eyes. The show includes real life stories using various resources to help find missing people as well. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes (Digital only - 36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 AM-12 Noon
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 OUTTAKES host Marsha Punce visits all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the United States to explore the world of different species, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers will learn about the care of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom. In each episode, a detailed explanation of an animal species is provided as well as information on the animal's daily nutrition and other living habits. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (Digital only 35.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE REAL WINNING EDGE highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16 year olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (Digital only 35.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 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. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing (Digital only 36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30-1:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MISSING profiles the cases of missing children and adults and offers internet safety tips and instructional messages form the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Sadly, we live in a world which seems to grow less safe with time. This show educates children regarding potential dangers and how, specifically, to deal with these situations. It gives children a sense that they have the power and means to protect themselves when away from watchful eyes. The show includes real life stories using various resources to help find missing people as well. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Skooled (Digital only 36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SKOOLED knows that teenagers are experts at being teenagers and teachers are experts at being teachers. So what happens when they switch places? Who will learn more? In this ultimate fish-out-of-water scenario, the adults get instruction on such diverse subjects as psychology, fashion, film making and drama. They will also face stiff competition and undergo intensive evaluations in this unusual role-reversal series. The students are forced to create a curriculum and teach a course. This forces them to improve their communication skills while understanding the needs of their students. The series highlights critical thinking and imagination, while illustrating just how difficult it is to be a teacher. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (Digital only 36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Digital only 36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 AM-12 NOON
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. TEEN KIDS NEWS is a dynamic television news program for teens produced by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that is educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. This program inserts the clear informed voice of students into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on network news programs. Weekly Reader provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to download scripts to teach public speaking, reading, and writing skills. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (Digital only - 36.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00-12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The ECO team reports on all the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show provides practical tips that teens can use in their daily lives. The show is hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Career Day (Digital only 35.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CAREER DAY highlights the challenging and rewarding careers of men and women from around the country. Today's youth will get an up-close look at potential careers that they may want to embark upon. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from all sectors of the economy who share their career path with young people. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Digital only 35.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TEEN KIDS NEWS is a dynamic television news program for teens produced by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. This program inserts the clear informed voice of students into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on network news programs. Weekly Reader provides educational content and works with teachers nationwide to download scripts to teach public speaking, reading, and writing skills. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Word Travels (Digital only 36.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WORD TRAVELS follows the lives of two young professional travel writers Robin Esrock and Julia Dimon as they journey around the world in search of stories to experience, write about, and file for their editors. Esrock focuses on adventurous and physical stories, while Dimon focuses on cultural and people stories. Each episode has the duo investigating stories both separately and together. The series was shot in 36 countries across six continents and helps viewers understand geography and history of the places covered. The series allows teens to explore how individuals in various nations live their daily lives and examines what are the differences in customs and languages in each locale. The series also demonstrates how to write stories about these destinations and what information is relevant to good story-telling. The episodes explore faraway places that most teen viewers may never hear or study about in the classroom. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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