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

FRN:
0019178607
File Number:
CPR-146460
Submit Date:
10/21/2013
Call Sign:
WAPT
Facility ID:
49712
City:
JACKSON
State:
MS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/21/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Jackson MS
Web Home Page Address WWW.WAPT.COM

Digital Core Programming

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

Digital Core Programs(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the inspired dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled 8/25/2013 1:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-08-24
Episode # 8/24/2013 - 218
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled 9/29/2013 1:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-09-28
Episode # 9/28/2013 - 213
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
List date and time rescheduled 9/15/2013 1:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-09-14
Episode # 9/14/2013 -221
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Go For It
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am-10:00AM CT
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 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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Go For It is a half hour weekly television program produced to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Each episode contains teams of children competing in a variety of educational and athletic activities, including trivia and athletic competitions. Trivia competitions require children to use their math, science, history, and geography skills to defeat the opposing team and win prizes. Athletic competitions encourage children to stay physically fit and healthy. Sports Celebrities offer facts and advice on subjects such as nutrition, training, and motivation. With each weekly half hour episode, Go For It brings relevant life-messages to kids in a fast paced format designed to encourage learning, participation, and competition.
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 Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Sea Rescue demonstrates the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide to animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into the biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Sea rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers as well as with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
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 Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00-9:30AM CT
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 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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it is the need for speed or animal heroes-there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in homes all around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of the show to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The show is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies 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 (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: In this weekly half-hour competition-style series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, it is chef against chef in a recipe makeover challenge. Viewers will submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. The audience will learn the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life. Special guests will serve as judge and jury.
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 Recipe Rehab
List date and time rescheduled 9/15/13 -12:30PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-09-14
Episode # 9/14/2013 - 124
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Recipe Rehab
List date and time rescheduled 9/29/2013 - 12:30PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-09-28
Episode # 9/28/2013 - 126
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00-12:30PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: A news program produced for kids, by kids. Seeing news through the eyes of children, which puts a whole new perspective on what's really important to kids. The diverse news anchor team appeals to kids who want to identify and emulate them. The program also will give students a clear voice in the adult-dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news. The lead story each week takes a kid sensitive approach to a serious news topic such as terrorism, bullying and cliques, and the alarming increase of diabetes in children. Other segments will include: At the Movies, Superstars and Kids on the Street. Another regular feature each week will come from Children's Pressline, the international news service that has produced stories for the last 25 years to bring the authentic voices of children and teens to opinion leaders, policymakers and the general public. Weekly Reader, the 101-year-old educational publisher, is contributing editorial support and script editing to make stories more age appropriate. Weekly Reader polls are a feature on the program, as well as content for their magazines, which reach 11 million children. Teachers nationwide will be able to download the news scripts from Weekly Reader's web site, and use them to help students become better public speakers and writers. The program serves the audience in a way that makes a real difference in their lives.
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 9/15/2013 1:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-09-14
Episode # 9/14/2013 1101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 8/25/2013 1:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-08-24
Episode # 8/24/2013 1050
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 9/29/2013 1:30 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-09-28
Episode # 9/28/2013 1103
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00-10:30AM CT
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 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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition is a magazine/entertainment show that spotlights movies/DVDS and provides career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals so teens can pursue careers on-camera and behind the screen. Entertainment industry professionals at the top of their careers take viewers on a tour of how projects are made in Hollywood. This program provides adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business and administrative careers that are a post of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
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 Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: The half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
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 Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president of Explorers Club History, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. Richard engages the whole family in this weekly series that uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. Richard takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and to the people of the world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
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 Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11:00AM CT
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 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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth-the oceans. Each episode provides information related to a specific topic and gives an educational approach to understand how the topic relates to the entire ecosystem of the earth. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and the importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and educators, Aqua Kids encourages children to take an active role in protecting the future of their communities and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
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 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Danger Rangers is an animated television series for children three to eight years of age. Each episode follows the adventures of a group of animals, superhero characters whose mission is to keep children safe by educating them on how to avoid or reduce their risk of being injured around fire, water, poisons, cars, and any number of other potential hazards that children could encounter in their daily lives. Danger Rangers inspires viewers to adopt proactive attitudes and behaviors related to their personal safety in order to reduce preventable accidents, the leading cause of death and permanent disability for young children. The Danger Rangers mission is to use education to empower children to "think Safe, play safe & be safe."
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 Danger Rangers
List date and time rescheduled 09/05/2013 - 2:30PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-09-01
Episode # 9/01/2013 - 109
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half hour series 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, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00-11:30AM CT
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 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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also provides in-depth, human-interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a superstar. In Sports Stars of Tomorrow, we recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives.
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow
List date and time rescheduled 09/05/2013 2:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-09-02
Episode # 9/02/2013 - 751
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 4:00-4:30AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it is the need for speed or animal heroes-there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in homes all around American on a weekly basis. It is the mission of the show to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The show is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
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 Linda Bozone
Address 7616 Channel 1 Way
City Jackson
State MS
Zip 39209
Telephone Number 610-922-1607
Email Address lbozone@hearst.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. Digital Multicast channel- On 9/01/13 last hour children's core programs were preempted due to ABC coverage of American Lemans Race that was preempted on our main channel.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00-11:30AM CT
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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. The program helps youngsters realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also provides in-depth, human-interest stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Not everyone is cut out to be a superstar. In Sports Stars of Tomorrow, we recognize those athletes that have learned life lessons along the way while battling varying obstacles. These stories inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12-12:30PM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: A news program produced for kids, by kids. Seeing news through the eyes of children, which puts a whole new perspective on what's really important to kids. The diverse news anchor team appeals to kids who want to identify and emulate them. The program also will give students a clear voice in the adult-dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news. The lead story each week takes a kid sensitive approach to a serious news topic such as terrorism, bullying and cliques, and the alarming increase of diabetes in children. Other segments will include: At the Movies, Superstars and Kids on the Street. Another regular feature each week will come from Children's Pressline, the international news service that has produced stories for the last 25 years to bring the authentic voices of children and teens to opinion leaders, policymakers and the general public. Weekly Reader, the 101-year-old educational publisher, is contributing editorial support and script editing to make stories more age appropriate. Weekly Reader polls are a feature on the program, as well as content for their magazines, which reach 11 million children. Teachers nationwide will be able to download the news scripts from Weekly Reader's web site, and use them to help students become better public speakers and writers. The program serves the audience in a way that makes a real difference in their lives.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11:00AM CT
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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth-the oceans. Each episode provides information related to a specific topic and gives an educational approach to understand the topic related to the entire ecosystem of the earth. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and the importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and educators, Aqua Kids encourages children to take an active role in protecting the future of their communities and the world.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Go For It
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am-10:00AM CT
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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Go For It is a half hour weekly television program produced to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age. Each episode contains teams of children competing in a variety of educational and athletic activities, including trivia and athletic competitions. Trivia competitions require children to use their math, science, history, and geography skills to defeat the opposing team and win prizes. Athletic competitions encourage children to stay physically fit and healthy. Sports celebrities offer facts and advice on subjects such as nutrition, training, and motivation. With each weekly half hour episode, Go For It brings relevant life-messages to kids in a fast paced format designed to encourage learning, participation, and competition.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president of Explorers Club History, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. Richard engages the whole family in this weekly series that uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. Richard takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and to the people of the world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: The half hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, produced for ages 13 to 16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, Xrays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: The half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: This educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson and showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action packed odyssey through North America's wild places - revealing a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he will paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with wolverines in British Columbia, observe mountain lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe polar bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears - bringing audiences a rare and personal experience with endangered species - some deadly, others dashing - in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Sea Rescue demonstrates the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide to animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into the biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Sea rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers as well as with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30AM CT
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. MAIN DIGITAL CHANNEL: Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half hour series 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, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title DANGER RANGERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Danger Rangers is an animated television series for children three to eight years of age. Each episode follows the adventures of a group of animals, superhero characters whose mission is to keep children safe by educating them on how to avoid or reduce their risk of being injured around fire, water, poisons, cars, and any number of other potential hazards that children could encounter in their daily lives. Danger Rangers inspires viewers to adopt proactive attitudes and behaviors related to their personal safety in order to reduce preventable accidents, the leading cause of death and permanent disability for young children. The Danger Rangers mission is to use education to empower children to "think Safe, play safe & be safe."
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00-10:30AM CT
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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition is a magazine/entertainment show that spotlights movies/DVDS and provides career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals so teens can pursue careers on-camera and behind the screen. Entertainment industry professionals at the top of their careers take viewers on a tour of how projects are made in Hollywood. This program provides adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business and administrative careers that are a post of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00-9:30AM CT
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. DIGITAL MULTICAST CHANNEL: Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it is the need for speed or animal heroes-there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in homes all around American on a weekly basis. It is the mission of the show to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The show is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.

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