FOX19 Multicast Educational/Informational Programming

FOX19 Multicast Educational/Informational Programming

Whenever you see the E/I symbol on Children’s Programming it indicates the program you are watching is part of FOX19 NOW’s commitment to offer viewers educational and informative programming.

For more information about FOX19 NOW’s E/I programming, you can choose the programming page, or contact Stephanie Drummonds, our Programming Director at 513-562-2405 or at sdrummonds@fox19now.com.

A complete list is included in our online public file.

The following programming air on WXIX’s Main Channel (19.1)

Think Big - Saturday, 7:00-7:30AM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Think Big shows encourages participation in STEM fields by showing children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving the physical sciences can be useful challenging and fun. Each episode presents an 'invent-off' challenge, where the teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time.

Dragonfly TV - Saturday, 7:30-8:00AM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Dragonfly TV encourages kids to get involved in the STEM fields by showing hands-on experience and demonstrating practical applications for mathematics and science. The program introduces viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem-solving skills. By showing young people doing the projects, it encourages viewers to investigate science on their own.

Xploration Earth 2050 - Sunday, 7:00-7:30AM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Xploration Earth 2050 illustrates how science, technology, engineering and math concepts are applied in groundbreaking innovations that foreshadow what the world might look like in just a few decades. Each episode explores a different area in which technology is making great advances, and includes experts in a wide variety of STEM fields working to improve people's lives today and tackle future challenges.

Xploration DIY Sci - Sunday, 7:30-8:00AM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Xploration DIY Sci encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments young viewers can do on their own. Using a fun and relaxed approach and step by step demonstrations, the program is designed to increase and expand the interest of young people in the field of STEM education, using items they can find in their own homes.

Biz Kid$ - Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Biz Kid$ focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.

Real Life 101 – Saturday, 10:30-11:00AM (Target Audience – Teens 13-16)

Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs - from doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you never knew existed!

The following programming airs on WXIX’s Multicast Channel - Bounce TV (19.2)

Game Changers - Saturday, 10-10:30AM,10:30-11AM, 11-11:30AM and 11:30AM-12PM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Game Changers, which airs on WXIX’s secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities. Each episode takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.

Game Changers - Sunday, 10-10:30AM and 10:30-11AM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Game Changers, which airs on WXIX’s secondary digital channel Bounce TV, is produced to serve the educational and informational needs of teens 13-16. The series highlights athletes and fans who give back to their communities. Each episode takes viewers behind the scenes with professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of people in need.

The following programming airs on WXIX’s Multicast Channel - Grit TV (19.3)

Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown - Saturday, 10:00-10:30AM & 10:30-11:00AM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna, brings young viewers face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour that will engage viewers 13-16 as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, the program offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories such as "fastest animals in Africa", "tallest insects", and "smartest birds".

Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin - Saturday, 11:00-11:30AM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin is a weekly half-hour series designed to inform and educate viewers 13-16 years of age. Host Jeff Corwin embarks on journeys to fascinating global locations. Each episode takes viewers to a unique area of the world to explore the area's natural wonders and bring them close to nature, wildlife and man-made treasures. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, the program takes young viewers on inspirational adventures.

Sea Rescue - Saturday, 11:30A-12:00PM & 12:00-12:30PM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

This weekly half-hour features the rescue, rehabilitation and release into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining programs demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation provides to animals. Viewers also learn there is a reciprocal benefit – as rescued animals provide invaluable insight into their biology and ecology.

Rock the Park - Saturday, 12:30-1:00PM (Target Audience - Teens 13-16)

Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America’s Love affair with our national parks. Hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida and see the hosts raft through Alaska’s remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve and climb The Grand Teton in Wyoming.

The following programming airs on WXIX’s Multicast Channel - ION TV (19.4)

Animal Science – Friday 8-8:30AM and 8:30-9AM (Target Audience – Teens 13-16)

Animal Science is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform teens 13-16 years of age. Using animation, graphics and scientific analysis, this show goes beyond simply looking at the behavior of animals, to exploring how and why the animal is able to excel in its environment.

Look Kool – Friday 9-9:30AM and 9:30-10AM (Target Audience Children 6-9)

Look Kool is a weekly half-hour series designed to educate and inform children 6-9 years of age about geometry. Using skits, songs, cartoons and 3D special effects, host Hamza Haq and his robot cat show viewers how math is in everything around us, from broccoli to music to beaver dams.

Giver – Friday 10-10:30AM and 10:30-11AM (Target Audience Children 6-9)

Giver is a weekly half-hour series designed to educate and inform children 6-9 to years of age. Hosted by Michael Lagimodiere, each episode enlists a team of local children to assist in creating, designing and building a new or renovated public park. The program promotes pro-social character traits such as volunteering and cooperation, as teams of volunteers work together to improve their communities with new playgrounds.