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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:
0022244495
File Number:
CPR-156127
Submit Date:
07/07/2014
Call Sign:
WHAM-TV
Facility ID:
73371
City:
ROCHESTER
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2014

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Rochester NY
Web Home Page Address www.13wham.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 4.0
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: 4.0
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/5/2014-6/28/2014, 11:00-11:30 AM ET
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 program follows the surprising, exotic and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that 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 aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 4/4/2014-6/27/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals; such as the march of the penguins in the arctic, a safari in Africa or the Australian outback. The program has four segments each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic, unique animal or an animal that can be found locally. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/5/2014-6/28/2014, 7:30-8:00 AM ET
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 program features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/5/2014-6/28/2014, 9:30-10:00 AM ET
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. 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 aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/5/2014-6/28/2014, 9:00-9:30 AM ET
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 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 aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/5/2014-6/28/2014, 10:00-10:30 AM ET
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. 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 given a better understanding why we are different and yet the same. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/5/2014-6/28/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure using action and humor to convey messages regarding keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/5/2014-6/28/2014, 10:30-11:00 AM ET
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. Each episode focuses on the rescue of a sea animal giving the viewer information about medical benefits of 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 aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/5/2014-6/28/2014, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM ET
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. 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 aired on the main digital stream.
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 Sunday, 6/29/2014, 9:00-9:30 AM ET
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 # Saturday, 6/28/2014, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM ET
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Expedition Wild
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 6/15/2014, 9:00-9:30 AM ET
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 # Saturday, 6/14/2014, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM ET
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 4/1/2014-6/24/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 program is hosted by teens and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 4/2/2014-6/25/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 program gives young viewers an inside look at how their favorite shows and movies are made. Program topics include subjects such as animation, producing and directing, costume design, casting and 3D technology. By introducing the viewers to behind-the-scenes film making, it gives them an idea of career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills needed in the motion picture and television industries. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 4/3/2014-6/26/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 host and two different teens travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. The program is designed to educate, inform and entertain the viewer about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 4/7/2014-6/30/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 program relates pets to viewers' lives and interests and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for and respect animals. Pets from every day to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their own lives. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 4/5/2014-6/28/2014, 7:30-8:00 AM ET
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure using action and humor to convey messages regarding keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays, 4/6/2014-6/29/2014, 4:30-5:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program relates pets to viewers' lives and interests and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for and respect animals. Pets from every day to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their own lives. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Susan Gray
Address 4225 West Henrietta Road
City Rochester
State NY
Zip 14623
Telephone Number 585-321-2208
Email Address sgray@deerfieldmediainc.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. 13WHAM-TV and WHAM 13.2 run several public service announcements designed to serve the informational needs of children including, but not limited to: parental involvement, mentoring, online safety, drunk driving prevention, anti-drug and anti-smoking messages, the importance of literacy and education: arts, math and science, environmental awareness; nutrition, hunger prevention, childhood obesity, child abuse, cultural and racial diversity, fatherhood involvement, autism awareness, and adoption. WHAM-TV's weather department offers behind-the-scenes tours of the weather department to school classes. In addition, station tours are offered on a special request basis to Cub and Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts where they learn about news gathering, weather forecasting, and television production. 13WHAM-TV produces a weekly public affairs program, "Many Voices, Many Visions", celebrating cultural diversity. The weekly show and monthly program guides are available on station website www.13wham.com. Educators are invited to use the materials in classrooms. "Your Voice, Your Future, Your City Schools - Are Rochester City Schools failing our students?" This was the subject of a 13WHAM News Town Hall public forum held on May 7, 2014, at The Strong National Museum of Play. The moderator was 13WHAM News reporter Sean Carroll, and panelists included the Rochester City School District Superintendent, School Board President, President of the Rochester Teachers Association, COO of Uncommon Schools, and President of Monroe Community College. Approximately 175 people attended the Town Hall forum and participated in this open-to-the-public discussion on why city schools, tasked with educating children ages kindergarten through high school, struggle more than other schools in Monroe County. In the days leading up to the event - and the day of the event, 13WHAM News promoted the Town Hall meeting in newscasts. News anchor Don Alhart anchored the 6 p.m. news from The Strong Museum. The event was live streamed on www.13wham.com. During the Town Hall meeting, 13WHAM News had a strong presence on social media with reporters fielding questions and comments from the community. Diabetes: A Community Concern, Friday, May 23, 2014, 8:30-9:00 p.m. This locally-produced special by 13WHAM News looked at the effect of the disease on the Rochester community, including its children, and how the American Diabetes Association Rochester office is committed to educating the public on how to stop diabetes and support those living with the disease. The news special was promoted on air, on www.13wham.com, and through social media.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/5/2014-9/27/2014, 7:30-8:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure using action and humor to convey messages regarding keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/5/2014-9/27/2014, 9:30-10:00 AM ET
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 will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/5/2014-9/27/2014, 11:00-11:30 AM ET
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 that 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 will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 7/3/2014-9/25/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 host and two different teens travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. The program is designed to educate, inform and entertain the viewer about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/5/2014-9/27/2014, 10:00-10:30 AM ET
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 given a better understanding why we are different and yet the same. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 7/7/2014-9/29/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 relates pets to viewers' lives and interests and exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for and respect animals. Pets from every day to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The program and its expert guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their own lives. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/5/2014-9/27/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure using action and humor to convey messages regarding keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/5/2014-9/27/2014, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM ET
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 will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 7/4/2014-9/26/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals; such as the march of the penguins in the arctic, a safari in Africa or the Australian outback. The program has four segments each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic, unique animal or an animal that can be found locally. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/5/2014-9/27/2014, 7:30-8:00 AM ET
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 features weekly educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/5/2014-9/27/2014, 9:00-9:30 AM ET
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 will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 7/2/2014-9/24/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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 gives young viewers an inside look at how their favorite shows and movies are made. Program topics include subjects such as animation, producing and directing, costume design, casting and 3D technology. By introducing the viewers to behind-the-scenes film making, it gives them an idea of career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills needed in the motion picture and television industries. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7/5/2014-9/27/2014, 10:30-11:00 AM ET
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 of 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 will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 7/1/2014-9/30/2014, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
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. This program is hosted by teens and uses peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 13.2.

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