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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:
0023174519
File Number:
CPR-156709
Submit Date:
07/08/2014
Call Sign:
KATU
Facility ID:
21649
City:
PORTLAND
State:
OR
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2014

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 Portland OR
Web Home Page Address www.katu.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 168.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Richard Wiese takes the viewer on globetrotting adventures. In this program Richard Wiese goes to places around the world and meets the people who inhabit the area. Through his travels whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, investigates why people live at the base of an active volcano or travels down the Nile River, the viewers are brought along to the places and people of the world who form our diverse cultures and thereby gives a better understanding why we are different and yet the same. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 06/14/2014; 3:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/14/2014; BTE316
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 06/28/2014; 4:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/28/2014; BTE318
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 930-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 2
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. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled 06/28/2014; 3:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/28/2014; OM321
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/21/2014; OM316
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays; 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired.This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 2
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. This program chooses a region, or special adaptations animals have made or a specific animal and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert picking ten animals that have made special adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/21/2014; JHWC313
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 06/28/2014; 3:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/28/2014; JHWC314
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 11:30am-12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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 Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places. Through this program viewers will have a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of adventures, such as paddling the Grand Canyon, skiing with wolverines in British Columbia, observing mountain lions in Montana, staking out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigating a raven's nest, observing polar bears on Alaska's northern slope and climbing rugged extremes in pursuit of Maine's black bears. These adventures will bring the viewer a rare experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing in the stunning natural ecosystem they call home. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled 06/07/2014; 4:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/07/2014; EW114
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled 05/18/2014; 3:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 05/17/2014; EW122
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled 06/15/2014; 3:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/14/2014; EW115
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled 06/22/2014; 3:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/21/2014; EW116
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled 05/25/2014; 2:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 05/24/2014; EW112
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2014; 11:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/28/2014; EW117
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits rescue and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 06/28/2014; 4:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/28/2014; SEA317
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 06/14/2014; 3:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/14/2014; SEA314
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff who cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 05/25/2014; 2:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 05/24/2014; WD110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 06/14/2014; 4:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/14/2014; WD116
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 06/29/2014; 11:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/28/2014; WD119
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 05/17/2014; 4:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 05/17/2014; WD122
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Wildlife Docs
List date and time rescheduled 06/07/2014; 3:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 06/07/2014; WD114
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays; 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired.This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the whys and hows that shaped a particular city or destination into the modern destination it is today. As the program delves into the people and past of the destination, the viewer has a new outlook on the location and is inspired to go there someday. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program revolves around everyday lives of teenagers focusing in on teen activities. It is designed to entertain its core audience while informing and educating them about issues that arise at school and at home. Some of the issues covered are social and emotional challenges, forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships as well as ethical and moral choices. The program's objective is to demonstrate models of behavior for teens allowing them to consider choices they may face and to witness potential outcomes of those choices and to gain positive tools to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides information on global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Host John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring viewers face-to-face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. It is a dynamic and exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife as well as discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so they can continue to live in the wild. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
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 Tami Schell
Address 2153 NE Sandy Blvd
City Portland
State OR
Zip 97232
Telephone Number 503-231-4225
Email Address tschell@katu.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. During the second quarter, KATU supported the educational and informational needs of children through local programming features, and on-air news stories, with additional resources on katu.com. In April, KATU's Family Matters Earth Day Special, "Go Green" gave parents and kids, insight on everyday ways they could go green. Including topics such as Sorting 101, glass recycling, the history of the Oregon bottle bill, and a stingless bee called the tickle bee. KATU continued children's educational and informational programming in April, May, and June with our regular morning news series Parent 2 Parent. Viewers send in their questions and KATU news reaches out to experts and resources to answer parenting questions covering topics such as teaching your kids about finances and preparing for SATs. Parent 2 Parent also featured news stories including getting the teacher you want next school year, parenting more effectively and kids' sleeping disorders. KATU News also regularly featured news stories that covered issues relevant to children and teens, such as preventing "brain drain" during summer break, free kid summer fun, baby teeth decay, toxic toys, and toddlers using tablets.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 10-10:30am
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. This program provides information on global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Host John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring viewers face-to-face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. It is a dynamic and exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife as well as discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so they can continue to live in the wild. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Born to Expore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Richard Wiese takes the viewer on globetrotting adventures. In this program Richard Wiese goes to places around the world and meets the people who inhabit the area. Through his travels whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, investigates why people live at the base of an active volcano or travels down the Nile River, the viewers are brought along to the places and people of the world who form our diverse cultures and thereby gives a better understanding why we are different and yet the same. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 11:30am - 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert Casey Anderson showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America's wild places. Through this program viewers will have a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of adventures, such as paddling the Grand Canyon, skiing with wolverines in British Columbia, observing mountain lions in Montana, staking out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigating a raven's nest, observing polar bears on Alaska's northern slope and climbing rugged extremes in pursuit of Maine's black bears. These adventures will bring the viewer a rare experience with endangered species, some deadly, others dashing in the stunning natural ecosystem they call home. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Nature Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays; 8:30-9am
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. Terri Lawrenz and Todd Magnuson host Nature Adventures, the premise of this show is to emphasize the joys of the outdoor world, in a fun and light-hearted manner, in an effort to bring today's youth back in touch with nature. In a society where people are consumed by the stresses of every day life,we encourage kids to be themselves, make the most of every moment they're given, and to have fun in whatever they're doing. By bringing Nature Adventures to homes, classrooms and events, we are giving children a unique opportunity to learn about nature in a way that's family-friendly and most of all..... FUN!Our ultimate goal is getting kids excited to go outside and explore by educating them about our beautiful world, it's magnificent history, and its amazing inhabitants. This program airs on the station's third digital stream 2.3.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Passport to Explore
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays; 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes the viewer along with Lexi and Leonard as they travel to engaging and kid friendly locations. The hosts along with a rotating cast of characters, friends and guests bring their travel experiences to the screen focusing on local culture, history and entertainment. Through a variety of hands-on adventure, expert interviews and cartoon animation, each episode takes the viewer to a new exciting locale to explore the best of what the world has to offer. This program airs on the station's third digital stream 2.3.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays; 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected and the viewer is taken "on the job" to understand why the professionals love what they do and they even may learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed.. This program airs on the station's third digital stream 2.3.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 9-930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chooses a region, or special adaptations animals have made or a specific animal and uses a top ten countdown. From a safari in Botswana, to a dude ranch in Montana, to a retirement home for horses, Jack counts down 10 incredible experiences. He also explores wild and rare animals in Australia such as dingoes, devils and cassowaries. For animal adaptation Jack travels from the Arctic to the desert picking ten animals that have made special adaptation to survive in the harsh environments. This program informs the viewer about animals and their habitat which can lead the viewer to discussions regarding the environment and conservation.This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 9-9:30am
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. This program explores the whys and hows that shaped a particular city or destination into the modern destination it is today. As the program delves into the people and past of the destination, the viewer has a new outlook on the location and is inspired to go there someday. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits rescue and rehabilitation programs for animals. The viewer also learns about the rescued animal's biology and ecology. This information is important because it adds to the knowledge necessary to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Supported by a team of Georgia Aquarium biologists, veterinarians and other experts, Jeff Corwin travels the world to explore the Earth's least understood resource, our oceans and waterways and the animals which call them home. He swims with manta rays pointing out that their body form was the inspiration for the design of the Stealth jet. While in the water with whale sharks he takes samples of their blood to better understand their biology. As Jeff continues his journey through each episode the viewer is able to connect with these animals and learn how important they are to all life on the planet as well as how sea life connects to life on the rest of the globe. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 10:30-11am
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 program revolves around everyday lives of teenagers focusing in on teen activities. It is designed to entertain its core audience while informing and educating them about issues that arise at school and at home. Some of the issues covered are social and emotional challenges, forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships as well as ethical and moral choices. The program's objective is to demonstrate models of behavior for teens allowing them to consider choices they may face and to witness potential outcomes of those choices and to gain positive tools to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. This program airs on the station's secondary digital stream 2.2.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays; 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans to develop an understanding and let the viewer know that we are key in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population; such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic and toxic waste in our waterways destroying the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas.This program airs on the station's third digital stream 2.3.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title The Widlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays; 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff who cares for over 2,000 animals. The viewer will witness a variety of wild experiences through the eyes of the veterinary team, such as nutrition, treatments, x-rays, surgery, preventive care and emergencies. Through this program the viewer will be given a glimpse of the enormity, variety and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays; 12-12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. This program airs on the station's main digital stream 2.1.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays; 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans to develop an understanding and let the viewer know that we are key in preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population; such as marine mammals dying from the ingestion of plastic and toxic waste in our waterways destroying the habitat and marine life. By showing the audience the problems they encounter, the Aqua Kids educate their peers on what can be done to solve environmental dilemmas.This program airs on the station's third digital stream 2.3.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays; 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected and the viewer is taken "on the job" to understand why the professionals love what they do and they even may learn about job opportunities they may not have known existed.. This program airs on the station's third digital stream 2.3.

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