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

FRN:
0001842509
File Number:
CPR-126446
Submit Date:
01/09/2012
Call Sign:
WHIO-TV
Facility ID:
41458
City:
DAYTON
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

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 CBS
Nielsen DMA Dayton
Web Home Page Address www.whiotv.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (October 5-December 28, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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 Real Winning Edge highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. On October 26th due to a technical problem, the program got started late but ran in its entirety. Out of an abundance of caution, the station made the program good the following week in its second home at 1 p.m.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title SWAP TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (October 6-December 29, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Swap TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming Requirements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00 a.m. (October 2-December 25, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides the audience with a behind-the-screen background, as well as, techniques for entering the motion picture, television, and home entertainment fields. It also introduces them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. Content provides young people, growing and developing in urban & suburban America, a chance to see the richness & creativity it takes to be successful in filmmaking, performing, music and cinema arts. This program meets the educational and information objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00-7:30 a.m. (October 1-December 31, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOODLEBOPS is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:00-7:30 a.m. (October 2-December 25, 2011)
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 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (October 1-December 31, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (October 2-December 25, 2011)
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 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (October 1-December 31, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOODLEBOPS is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (October 2-December 25, 2011)
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a success in sports and in life. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become the "Top Level" athletes. The program helps youngsters realize that they can achieve their full potential in both life and the playing field thru hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like personal dedication, discipline and commitment, learning from their teacher/coaches and being a part of a team and a community.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (October 3-December 26, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
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 is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography and international customs. On December 26th due to a technical problem, the program did not air.
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 MYSTERY HUNTERS
List date and time rescheduled January 2, 2012 1:00 p.m.
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 # December 26, 2011
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title DANGER RANGERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00-8:30 a.m. (October 2-December 25, 2011)
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 5 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This six member team of animated animals and their trusty robot uses action adventure storylines, comedy, and songs to impart vital health and safety information for children, promoting the cognitive, personal and pro-social qualities necessary for youngsters to carry them out. Each episode introduces an "arch nemesis" that never wants to play by the rules...enter the Danger Rangers to the rescue. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (October 4-December 27, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Step Into the Wild again with Jack Hanna. Hanna's passion for animals and conservation peaks as he visits remote locations around the world and encounters elusive animals in their natural habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (October 7-December 30, 2011)
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides the audience with a behind-the-screen background, as well as, techniques for entering the motion picture, television, and home entertainment fields. It also introduces them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. Content provides young people, growing and developing in urban & suburban America, a chance to see the richness & creativity it takes to be successful in filmmaking, performing, music and cinema arts. This program meets the educational and information objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirement.
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 SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 1:30 p.m. (October 15); 1:00 p.m. (October 22); 2:00 p.m. (November 5); 12:30 p.m. (Novemb
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 6
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a success in sports and in life. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become the "Top Level" athletes. The program helps youngsters realize that they can achieve their full potential in both life and the playing field thru hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like personal dedication, discipline and commitment, learning from their teacher/coaches and being a part of a team and a community.
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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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 Fantine Kerckaert
Address 1611 South Main Street
City Dayton
State OH
Zip 45409
Telephone Number (937) 259-2158
Email Address fantine.kerckaert@whiotv.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. 17(a) - Throughout the quarter, WHIO-TV airs general programming, as well as PSA's that are targeted toward a general audience that has educational and informational value for children. 17(b) - WHIO-TV personnel visit schools throughout the area for career days and other events to provide information on the station and various topics such as weather. 17(c)- After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies as follows: (i) the only programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that the station broadcast this quarter are disclosed in this report and (ii) the licensee fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to these programs. The station terminated analog operations on June 12, 2009. Accordingly, Questions 2 through 4 refer to its primary digital stream and Question 10 refers to its multicast channel. Questions 7(b) and 7(c) no longer apply.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00 a.m. (January 1-March 25, 2012)
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides the audience with a behind-the-screen background, as well as, techniques for entering the motion picture, television, and home entertainment fields. It also introduces them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. Content provides young people, growing and developing in urban & suburban America, a chance to see the richness & creativity it takes to be successful in filmmaking, performing, music and cinema arts. This program meets the educational and information objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirement.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 4-March 28, 2012)
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 Real Winning Edge highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 5-March 29, 2012)
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. Swap TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming Requirements.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 7-March 31, 2012)
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 each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:00-7:30 a.m. (January 1-March 25, 2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 3-March 27, 2012)
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. Step Into the Wild again with Jack Hanna. Hanna's passion for animals and conservation peaks as he visits remote locations around the world and encounters elusive animals in their natural habitats.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 1-March 25, 2012)
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a success in sports and in life. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become the "Top Level" athletes. The program helps youngsters realize that they can achieve their full potential in both life and the playing field thru hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like personal dedication, discipline and commitment, learning from their teacher/coaches and being a part of a team and a community.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00-7:30 a.m. (January 7-March 31, 2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOODLEBOPS is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (January 1-March 25, 2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 2-March 26, 2012)
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. Mystery Hunters is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography and international customs.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 6-March 30, 2012)
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides the audience with a behind-the-screen background, as well as, techniques for entering the motion picture, television, and home entertainment fields. It also introduces them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. Content provides young people, growing and developing in urban & suburban America, a chance to see the richness & creativity it takes to be successful in filmmaking, performing, music and cinema arts. This program meets the educational and information objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirement.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title DANGER RANGERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00-8:30 a.m. (January 1-March 25, 2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This six member team of animated animals and their trusty robot uses action adventure storylines, comedy, and songs to impart vital health and safety information for children, promoting the cognitive, personal and pro-social qualities necessary for youngsters to carry them out. Each episode introduces an "arch nemesis" that never wants to play by the rules...enter the Danger Rangers to the rescue. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (January 7-March 31, 2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DOODLEBOPS is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Miami Valley Broadcasting Corporation


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