WHO 13 takes pride in its educational and informational programs for children. We keep a detailed file of our children’s programming in our public inspection file at https://publicfiles.fcc.gov/tv-profile/who-dt

WHO 13
1801 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Children’s Programming Schedule Changes

Program Regularly Scheduled Rescheduled Time
Wild Kingdom: Protecting the Wild 10/7/23 10AM NEW SHOW
Earth Odyssey 10/7/23 10:30AM NEW TIME
America’s Heartland Classics 10/7/23 8:30AM NEW SHOW ANTENNA TV (13.3)
Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward 10/14/23 11AM 10/14/23 6:30AM
Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward 11/4/23 11AM 11/4/23 6:30AM
One Team: The Power of Sports 11/18/23 6AM 11/18/23 11:30AM
One Team: The Power of Sports 11/25/23 6AM 11/25/23 11:30AM

Time                 Program
6:00 AM      One Team: The Power of Sports
10:00 AM     Wild Kingdom: Protecting the Wild
10:30 AM     Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dryer
11:00 AM     Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward

WHO 13.1 Regularly scheduled programming that is Educational and Information for children 13 to 16 years old:

NBC Kids is designed for older adolescent children, ages 13-16. Each of the four shows has a hosted format, featuring non-fiction, informative programming that extends NBC’s iconic The More You Know brand to Saturday mornings. The audience will see and hear inspiring stories about the environment, social change, health and wellness, and community engagement.

Saturday 6:00 AM
One Team: The Power of Sports
is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. One Team: The Power of Sports features stories that focus on diversity, inclusion, and how sports often bring people together for a common goal that goes beyond the playing field. Hosted by Corey Robinson, this series shines a light on people who have used sports to overcome obstacles or to help their community. Viewers will learn the value of acceptance, and how everyone deserves a fair shot in life. No matter the level of competition, One Team: The Power of Sports demonstrates the impact sports can have on people, regardless of their gender, background, or the color of their skin.

Saturday 10:00 AM

Since its network television premiere in 1963, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom has been one of the most loved and respected wildlife programs in television history. Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild will celebrate stories of conservation success, including the great work of caring, compassionate experts and how they are making a positive impact on the Wild Kingdom.


Saturday 10:30 AM
Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dryer
is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will take viewers on an incredible journey to the wildest points on the globe, uncovering the connection between the environment, the wildlife, and the human beings that surround them. Hosted by Meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer will reveal a new destination each week, ranging from Africa, Indochina, the Middle East, and many untamed islands around the world. Audiences will come face-to-face with fascinating native animals, some cute and some dangerous, while educating teen viewers with amazing facts about nature and wildlife. Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer gives audiences a captivating look at the symbiosis between all living things, in the most larger-than-life places on Earth.

Saturday 11:00 AM

Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward celebrates the historic franchise that has delighted fans of all ages with joy and goodwill for nearly a century. Hosted by Craig Robinson, audiences will get to know the new generation of talented Globetrotters players and coaches, while witnessing how they bring their unique skills and passions both on and off the court. From teaching financial literacy to community engagement to sharing the importance of eating healthy and staying fit, Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward will educate viewers in a manner accessible and understandable to children aged 13-16. Each week, Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward will feature stories of both compassion and mind-blowing athleticism, demonstrating the incredible impact that basketball can have for generations to come.

Regularly scheduled programming through WHO-HD Channel 13.3 (Antenna TV) that is Educational and Informational for children 13 – 16 years old:

Science World
Saturday’s 8:00  AM
“SCIENCE WORLD” furthers the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its programming content, including featuring stories of scientific developments around the world.

America’s Heartland Classics
Saturday’s 8:30 AM
“America’s Heartland” is a weekly half-hour series featuring everyday Americans and their families, telling fascinating stories across America’s heartland. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores the various ways of life in the current United States, while showcasing the diversity of how people live and work. Each episode visits several locations and introduces teen viewers to ordinary Americans who sometimes have extraordinary occupations. The series also highlights the history of different regions of the country while providing important facts about each place visited.