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

FRN:
0003471331
File Number:
CPR-132780
Submit Date:
07/10/2012
Call Sign:
KGO-TV
Facility ID:
34470
City:
SAN FRANCISCO
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2012

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 San Fran-Oakland-San Jose
Web Home Page Address www.abc7news.com

Digital Core Programming

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

Digital Core Programs(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 AM PT
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. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action. The Saturday, June 16, 2012, and June 30, 2012 episodes were preempted by ABC live network coverage of "Indy Car Series", and "X Games LA" respectively.
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 Everyday Health (D1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, June 17, 2012, 10:30-11:00 AM PT
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 # Saturday, June 16, 2012, 11:00-11:30 AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Everyday Health (D1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 30, 2012, 2:00-2:30 PM PT
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 # Saturday, June 30, 2012, 11:00-11:30 AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM PT
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 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 half-hour weekly series is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. This program seeks to educate viewers that there's a reciprocal benefit to sea animal rescue: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology and the information obtained adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue seeks to leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet. The Saturday, June 16, 2012, and June 30, 2012 episodes were preempted by ABC live network coverage of "Indy Car Series", and "X Games LA" respectively.
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 (D1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 16, 2012, 4:00-4:30 PM PT
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 # Saturday, June 16, 2012, 10:30-11:00 AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Sea Rescue (D1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 30, 2012, 1:30-2:00 PM PT
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 # Saturday, June 30, 2012, 10:30-11:00 AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Major Decision (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11:00 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Major Decision (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Major Decision is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Hosted by lively and entertaining teens, Major Decision helps guide viewers on the journey to choose the ideal career path. Each episode focuses on one career with an in-depth interview, a multi-faceted review, and career ranking. The importance of career guidance is highlighted in this series, which gives viewers a glimpse into the life of a different profession in each episode. As teens prepare for life after high school, Major Decision provides more information about the options available to them as adults. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
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 Born to Explore (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM PT
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 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether Richard climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. The Saturday, June 16, 2012, and June 30, 2012 episodes were preempted by ABC live network coverage of "Indy Car Series", and "X Games LA" respectively.
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 (D1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 16, 2012, 3:30-4:00 PM PT
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 # Saturday, June 16, 2012, 10:00-10:30 AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore (D1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 30, 2012, 1:00-1:30 PM PT
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 # Saturday, June 30, 2012, 10:00-10:30 AM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Food For Thought with Claire Thomas (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM-12:00 PM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13- to 16-year- old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action. The Saturday, May 26, 2012 and June 16, 2012 episodes were preempted by ABC live network coverage of auto racing. The June 30, 2012 episode was preempted by ABC live network coverage of the "X Games LA."
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 Food For Thought with Claire Thomas (D1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, June 17, 2012, 11:00-11:30 AM PT
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 # Saturday, June 16, 2012, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Food For Thought with Claire Thomas (D1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, May 27, 2012, 3:00-3:30 PM PT
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 # Saturday, May 26, 2012, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Food For Thought with Claire Thomas (D1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, June 30, 2012, 2:30-3:00 PM PT
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 # Saturday, June 30, 2012, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM PT
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00-10:30 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:00-11:30 AM PT
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 Atlas (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Animal Atlas is a weekly half-hour series that travels around the globe to educate viewers 13-16 about the animal kingdom. Every week viewers are given an in-depth look at many different kinds of animals, their biology and habitats, their eating and socializing habits, and much, much more. The series features an up-beat and entertaining narration over beautifully-shot animal footage from zoos and wildlife habitats all over the world. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds' . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Taste Buds (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00-9:30 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Taste Buds (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Taste Buds is a weekly half-hour series for children aged 13-16 that encourages them to think about what they eat, be creative in the kitchen, and explore foods from the world around them. Viewers learn and laugh as the hosts cook up age-appropriate recipes and go on fun food adventures. With a group of young hosts who are culinary explorers, viewers will delve into the culture, history, science, and art behind the food. Each episode explores a new food theme, beginning with the simple phrase, "Foods that.." and rounding off with the hosts creating and customizing theme-inspired recipes that kids and parents will want to make together. Taste Buds communicates a positive message about healthy eating, kitchen safety, and environmental responsibility. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
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 Mystery Hunters (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30 AM-12:00 Noon PT
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. Mystery Hunters (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Mystery Hunters is a is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, this series encourages teens to question the world around them. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
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 Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM PT
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. This half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. Through episodes on subjects ranging from exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes and about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. On Sat. 3/31, the last 25 seconds of the program was preempted by live breaking news coverage of a heavy storm affecting the Bay Area.
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 Aqua Kids (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10:00 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids Adventures (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Aqua Kids Adventures is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the importance of protecting aquatic environments and the animals that live in marine habitats. This weekly half-hour series strives to show teens that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they can make a difference within their own communities. In each episode, Host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew travel the globe while sharing their adventures and what they learn about preserving a world for everyone to explore. Whether they're talking about saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
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 David Salinger
Address 900 Front Street
City San Francisco
State CA
Zip 94111
Telephone Number 415-954-7710
Email Address San Francisco
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. 1a) During the 2nd. qtr. of 2012 approximately 376 PSA's directed to children aired on the D1 channel during regular and family programming, and in other time periods throughout the broadcast day. 1b) On the simulcast D2/D3 channels, over 5600 PSA's directed to children aired during the Live Well Network and in other time periods throughout the broadcast day. These PSA's covered subjects ranging from The nature Conservancy, Bay Area Mentoring, Boys Town National Hotline, to drug awareness, and the Kidney Foundation. 2) On 6/22/12, 6:00am news covered a meeting between San Jose City leaders and the family of a young murder victim. 3) On 5/2/12, 5:00pm news covered a march in Sacramento by hundreds of low income families to protest the proposed $500 million in cuts to childcare. 4)On 5/17/12, 4:00pm news profiled an East Oakland youth organization dedicated to providing positive options for young people as they celebrated their 7th anniversary. 5)Thu. 6/7/12, 6:00pm news looked at some of the causes of California's high teenage jobless rate, and what was being done to help teens find work. 6) Fri. 5/4/12, 6:00pm news profiled a number of savvy teens that became online entrepreneurs. 7)Wed. 5/9/12, 6:00pm news looked at how successful the state's crackdown on junk food in schools had been five years after it began. In addition to on-air efforts, our local news reporters and anchors regularly supported non-profit groups for children and youth through mentorship, after-school and seasonal programs, fundraisers, serving on boards, and emceeing events.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:00-11:30 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Animal Atlas is a weekly half-hour series that travels around the globe to educate viewers 13-16 about the animal kingdom. Every week viewers are given an in-depth look at many different kinds of animals, their biology and habitats, their eating and socializing habits, and much, much more. The series features an up-beat and entertaining narration over beautifully-shot animal footage from zoos and wildlife habitats all over the world. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Taste Buds (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00-9:30 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Taste Buds (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Taste Buds is a weekly half-hour series for children aged 13-16 that encourages them to think about what they eat, be creative in the kitchen, and explore foods from the world around them. Viewers learn and laugh as the hosts cook up age-appropriate recipes and go on fun food adventures. With a group of young hosts who are culinary explorers, viewers will delve into the culture, history, science, and art behind the food. Each episode explores a new food theme, beginning with the simple phrase, "Foods that.." and rounding off with the hosts creating and customizing theme-inspired recipes that kids and parents will want to make together. Taste Buds communicates a positive message about healthy eating, kitchen safety, and environmental responsibility. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00-10:30 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Real Life 101 is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week the teen hosts explore two or three exciting professions. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes viewers "on the job" to understand why these professionals love what they do. Through the hosts' interviews of adults in these varying professions, teen viewers learn about the different career paths available, as well as how certain education-based decisions may help shape their future. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM PT
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 half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. Through episodes on subjects ranging from exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes and about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Food For Thought with Claire Thomas (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM-12:00 PM PT
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13- to 16-year- old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Born to Explore (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM PT
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 world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether Richard climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. In countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds' . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Major Decision (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11:00 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Major Decision (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Major Decision is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for children aged 13-16. Hosted by lively and entertaining teens, Major Decision helps guide viewers on the journey to choose the ideal career path. Each episode focuses on one career with an in-depth interview, a multi-faceted review, and career ranking. The importance of career guidance is highlighted in this series, which gives viewers a glimpse into the life of a different profession in each episode. As teens prepare for life after high school, Major Decision provides more information about the options available to them as adults. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM PT
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 half-hour weekly series is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the rescue, rehabilitation and, in many instances, release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. This program seeks to educate viewers that there's a reciprocal benefit to sea animal rescue: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology and the information obtained adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue seeks to leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30 AM-12:00 Noon PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Mystery Hunters is a is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, this series encourages teens to question the world around them. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (*D2/D3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10:00 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids Adventures (airing in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform): Aqua Kids Adventures is designed and produced to educate children aged 13-16 about the importance of protecting aquatic environments and the animals that live in marine habitats. This weekly half-hour series strives to show teens that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they can make a difference within their own communities. In each episode, Host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew travel the globe while sharing their adventures and what they learn about preserving a world for everyone to explore. Whether they're talking about saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world. *This program airs in simulcast on our Live Well Network on D2 (HD) and D3 (SD), a single free 24/7 over-the-air digital multicast platform.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (D1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 AM PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.

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