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

FRN:
0022824668
File Number:
CPR-137362
Submit Date:
01/08/2013
Call Sign:
WJW
Facility ID:
73150
City:
CLEVELAND
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

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

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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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Cleveland
Web Home Page Address www.fox8.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: 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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURSDAY 12:00PM & 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. TWO 30:00 EPISODES AIR EACH WEEK. YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS INTRODUCES YOUNG VIEWERS TO A WIDE VARIETY OF OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, EXPLAINING THE BENEFITS OF KEEPING FIT WHILE EXPLORING WONDERS OF NATURE. EPISODE TOPICS INCLUDE FISHING, HANG-GLIDING, HORSEBACK RIDING, KAYAKING, HIKING, CAMPING, WATER SKIING, SNOW SKIING AND BACKPACKING. THE SERIES ALSO PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS AND EMPHASIZES SAFETY OUTDOORS AND WELL AS ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF OUR NATURAL RESOURCES. THE PROGRAM SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE EXPERIENCING THE OUTDOORS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title PETS TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30AM
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. PROGRAM EXPLAINS THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF PET OWNERSHIP, INCLUDING HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR PET. FEATURES SEGMENTS ON OWNERS, TRAINERS AND OTHER PEOPLE WHO INTERACT WITH DOMESTICATED ANIMALS. INCLUDES AN ASK THE PET VET SEGMENT WHERE CHILDREN CAN GET ANSWERS TO THEIR QUESTIONS FROM A VETERNARIAN.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:30PM
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. PROGRAM INCLUDES SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE SHOW ALSO FOCUSES ON REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONALS AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING, AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:30PM
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. PROGRAM INTRODUCES TEENS TO DIVERSE CAREERS, AND MAPS THE PATHS TAKEN BY PEOPLE IN THOSE FIELDS TO GET WHERE THEY ARE TODAY. STUDENTS OFTEN DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY WANT TO DO AND ARE UNSURE THAT INTERESTS THEY MAY HAVE COULD BECOME A CAREER. FIRST-PERSON INTERVIEWS WITH MARINE BIOLOGISTS, METEOROLOGISTS, DOCTORS, JOURNALISTS, AND VIDEOGAME PRODUCERS - TO NAME A FEW. ATTRIBUTES AND ADVICE EMPHASIZED BY GUEST INSTILL A GROUNDED BALANCE OF PRIORITIES, DEDICATION, AND PERSEVERENCE TEENS CAN APPLY TO THEIR LIVES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title CRITTER GITTERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30AM
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CRITTER GITTERS FEATURES A NON-VIOLENT, ADVENTUROUS FORMAT THAT CAN BE ENJOYED BY THE ENTIRE FAMILY WHILE STIMULATING CREATIVITY, PROMOTING TEAM WORK, AND SHOWCASING MORAL DILEMMAS AND SOCIAL VALUES. A SEARCH AND RESCUE, ANIMAL ADVENTURE-THEMED SERIES WITH AN ENTERTAINING TWIST OF INVESTIGATIVE AND DETECTIVE SUPER SLEUTHING BY A GROUP OF NEIGHBORHOOD KIDS, A VETERINARIAN, A MARINE BIOLOGIST, A ZANY PROFESSOR, AND COLORFUL NEIGHBORHOOD CHARACTERS. ACTION AND STIMULATING STORY LINES COMBINED WITH COMPELLING SITUATIONS ALONG WITH KIDS' NATURAL CURIOSITY AND LOVE FOR ANIMALS. SERIES FEATURES A DIVERSE CAST PROVIDING POSITIVE ROLE MODELS. TO ADD VARIETY TO THE SERIES, EPISODES HAVEN BEEN PRODUCED IN COSTA RICA, SWITZERLAND, THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES, THE GREAT NORTHWEST, EAST COAST, MID WEST... JUST ABOUT EVERYWHERE IN THE USA
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 2:00PM
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. PROGRAM IS BASED ON NATIONAL AND STATE CURRICULUM STANDARDS AND PRESENTS TRIVIA EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW IN A MAN ON THE STREET FORMAT DESIGNED TO BE BOTH ENTERTAINING AND EDUCATIONAL. PROGRAM FEATURES QUESTIONS FROM KEY SUBJECTS LIKE SCIENCE, MATH, ENGLISH, HISTORY, ART, GEOGRAPHY AND MORE.
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 ON THE SPOT
List date and time rescheduled SUNDAY 11/4/12
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 # SATURDAY 11/3/12
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program ON THE SPOT
List date and time rescheduled SUNDAY 11/25/12
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 # SATURDAY 11/24/12
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:00AM
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CURIOSITY QUEST IS AN UPBEAT, FAMILY, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM THAT EXPLORES WHAT VIEWERS ARE CURIOUS ABOUT. IN EACH SHOW, HOST JOEL GREENE VENTURES ON A QUEST TO ANSWER VIEWER LETTERS OF CURIOSITY. EACH QUEST TAKES THE AUDIENCE ON LOCATION FOR AN UNSCRIPTED, HANDS-ON, EDUCATIONAL EXPLORATION. IN ADDITION, THROUGHOUT EACH PROGRAM, JOEL WILL HIT THE STREETS TO GET REAL AND OFTEN COMICAL ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO EACH EPISODE. JOEL'S ENTHUSIASTIC PERSONALITY OFTEN LANDS HIM IN HILARIOUS SITUATIONS IN PURSUIT OF THE ANSWER.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title AWESOME ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:00PM
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. PROGRAM FEATURES A HOST AND TWO DIFFERENT TEENS EACH WEEK TRAVELING TO EXOTIC OR REMOTE LOCATIONS. PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE, INFORM AND ENTERTAIN VIEWERS ABOUT THE WORLD AROUND THEM. EACH JOURNEY IS A LESSON IN THE BEAUTY OF NATURE, ITS CREATURES, AND THE PEOPLE WHO INHABIT THE LAND. SHOW IS DESIGNED TO MAKE LEARNING FUN AND NOT BE PREACHY IN ITS DELIVERY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:00AM
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN IS A WEEKLY HALF-HOUR TELEVISION SERIES THAT ALLOWS CHILDREN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD OF "GREEN" LIVING. THE SERIES EDUCATES AND INFORMS YOUNGSTERS ABOUT RECYCLING, SAVING ENERGY AND PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT. EACH EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS A DIFFERENT ASPECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS. THE WEEKLY SERIES ALSO PROMOTES CHILDREN'S WRITING AND CREATIVE SKILLS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title HEADS UP!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:30AM
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HEADS UP! IS A SERIES ABOUT ASTRONOMY AND ASTRONAUTICS THAT TAKES YOUNG VIEWERS BEYOND THE BASICS OF THE BIG DIPPER AND THE MOON, INTRODUCING THEM TO THE MAGICAL CONTENT AND PRACTICAL CONTEXT OF THE NIGHT SKY. IN EACH EPISODE, SERIES TAKES KIDS ON AN ENTERTAINING AND INFORMATIVE TOUR OF THE HEAVENS THROUGH SEVERAL FEATURED SEGMENTS, INCLUDING A SURVEY OF ALL THE PLANETS AND MOONS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:00PM
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. PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY EMMY WINNING ACTRESS MARIETTE HARTELY, WHO HAS DEDICATED HERSELF TO FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHTS OF ANIMALS FOR OVER 20 YEARS. THIS SERIES OF VIDEOS ON WILD ANIMALS, BIRDS AND INSECTS IN THEIR NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS IS DESIGNED TO ENGAGE THE CURIOUSITY AND DEVELOPING INTELLIGENCE OF BOYS AND GIRLS IN THE BEGINNING SCHOOL YEARS. THERE IS A SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON NATURE, SCIENCE, THE ADAPTATION AND SURVIVAL OF SPECIES, AND THEIR ROLD IN HUMAN PLANETARY WELFARE. EACH EPISODE EXAMINES TOPICS OF GEOGRAPHY, ECOLOGY AND THE WAYS IN WHICH NON-HUMANS (ANIMALS/BIRDS/INSECTS) ADJUST TO THE COMPLEXITIES OF THEIR SPECIFIC HABITATS IN THE VARIOUS CONTINENTS AND OCEANS THAT MAKE UP OUR PLANET; EARTH. THE EPISODES ARE DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY TO ENGAGE THE SPECIAL COGNITIVE AND SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL CAPACITIES OF THIS AGE GROUP.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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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 CLARE TARICSKA
Address 5800 S MARGINAL RD
City CLEVELAND
State OH
Zip 44103
Telephone Number 2164324042
Email Address clare.taricska@fox8.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. THE STATION TERMINATED ANALOG OPERATIONS PRIOR TO THIS PROGRAMMING PERIOD. LICENSEE'S RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS 2,3,4 AND 7 THEREFORE REFER TO THE STATION'S MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAMMING STREAM, CHANNEL 8.1. THE STATION BEGAN AIRING A DIGITAL SUBCHANNEL ON 8.2 AT 12:00AM 1/1/2011. 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 (INCLUDING IN THIS QUESTION 17) AND (II) THE LICENSEE FULLY COMPLIED WITH THE FCC'S COMMERCIAL LIMITS, AS SPECIFIED IN 47 C.F.R. SECTION 73.670, WITH RESPECT TO THESE PROGRAMS. IN ADDITION TO THE EDUCATIONAL OR INFORMATIONAL PROGRAMS LISTED IN THIS REPORT, THE STATION BROADCAST THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ON ITS DIGITAL SUBCHANNEL 8.2 SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN AGES TWELVE AND UNDER: CRITTER GITTERS, CURIOSITY QUEST, CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN, AND HEADS UP!.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:00AM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CURIOSITY QUEST IS AN UPBEAT, FAMILY, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM THAT EXPLORES WHAT VIEWERS ARE CURIOUS ABOUT. IN EACH SHOW, HOST JOEL GREENE VENTURES ON A QUEST TO ANSWER VIEWER LETTERS OF CURIOSITY. EACH QUEST TAKES THE AUDIENCE ON LOCATION FOR AN UNSCRIPTED, HANDS-ON, EDUCATIONAL EXPLORATION. IN ADDITION, THROUGHOUT EACH PROGRAM, JOEL WILL HIT THE STREETS TO GET REAL AND OFTEN COMICAL ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO EACH EPISODE. JOEL'S ENTHUSIASTIC PERSONALITY OFTEN LANDS HIM IN HILARIOUS SITUATIONS IN PURSUIT OF THE ANSWER
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:30PM ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM INCLUDES SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE SHOW ALSO FOCUSES ON REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONALS AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING, AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:00PM & 12:30PM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. TWO 30:00 EPISODES ARE SCHEDULED EACH WEEK. YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS INTRODUCES YOUNG VIEWERS TO A WIDE VARIETY OF OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, EXPLAINING THE BENEFITS OF KEEPING FIT WHILE EXPLORING WONDERS OF NATURE. EPISODE TOPICS INCLUDE FISHING, HANG-GLIDING, HORSEBACK RIDING, KAYAKING, HIKING, CAMPING, WATER SKIING, SNOW SKIING AND BACKPACKING. THE SERIES ALSO PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS AND EMPHASIZES SAFETY OUTDOORS AND WELL AS ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF OUR NATURAL RESOURCES. THE PROGRAM SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE EXPERIENCING THE OUTDOORS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 2:00PM ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM IS BASED ON NATIONAL AND STATE CURRICULUM STANDARDS AND PRESENTS TRIVIA EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW IN A MAN ON THE STREET FORMAT DESIGNED TO BE BOTH ENTERTAINING AND EDUCATIONAL. PROGRAM FEATURES QUESTIONS FROM KEY SUBJECTS LIKE SCIENCE, MATH, ENGLISH, HISTORY, ART, GEOGRAPHY AND MORE.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:30PM ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM INTRODUCES TEENS TO DIVERSE CAREERS, AND MAPS THE PATHS TAKEN BY PEOPLE IN THOSE FIELDS TO GET WHERE THEY ARE TODAY. STUDENTS OFTEN DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY WANT TO DO AND ARE UNSURE THAT INTERESTS THEY MAY HAVE COULD BECOME A CAREER. FIRST-PERSON INTERVIEWS WITH MARINE BIOLOGISTS, METEOROLOGISTS, DOCTORS, JOURNALISTS, AND VIDEOGAME PRODUCERS - TO NAME A FEW. ATTRIBUTES AND ADVICE EMPHASIZED BY GUEST INSTILL A GROUNDED BALANCE OF PRIORITIES, DEDICATION, AND PERSEVERENCE TEENS CAN APPLY TO THEIR LIVES.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title AWESOME ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:00PM ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM FEATURES A HOST AND TWO DIFFERENT TEENS EACH WEEK TRAVELING TO EXOTIC OR REMOTE LOCATIONS. PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE, INFORM AND ENTERTAIN VIEWERS ABOUT THE WORLD AROUND THEM. EACH JOURNEY IS A LESSON IN THE BEAUTY OF NATURE, ITS CREATURES, AND THE PEOPLE WHO INHABIT THE LAND. SHOW IS DESIGNED TO MAKE LEARNING FUN AND NOT BE PREACHY IN ITS DELIVERY.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title CRITTER GITTERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30AM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CRITTER GITTERS FEATURES A NON-VIOLENT, ADVENTUROUS FORMAT THAT CAN BE ENJOYED BY THE ENTIRE FAMILY WHILE STIMULATING CREATIVITY, PROMOTING TEAM WORK, AND SHOWCASING MORAL DILEMMAS AND SOCIAL VALUES. A SEARCH AND RESCUE, ANIMAL ADVENTURE-THEMED SERIES WITH AN ENTERTAINING TWIST OF INVESTIGATIVE AND DETECTIVE SUPER SLEUTHING BY A GROUP OF NEIGHBORHOOD KIDS, A VETERINARIAN, A MARINE BIOLOGIST, A ZANY PROFESSOR, AND COLORFUL NEIGHBORHOOD CHARACTERS. ACTION AND STIMULATING STORY LINES COMBINED WITH COMPELLING SITUATIONS ALONG WITH KIDS' NATURAL CURIOSITY AND LOVE FOR ANIMALS. SERIES FEATURES A DIVERSE CAST PROVIDING POSITIVE ROLE MODELS. TO ADD VARIETY TO THE SERIES, EPISODES HAVEN BEEN PRODUCED IN COSTA RICA, SWITZERLAND, THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES, THE GREAT NORTHWEST, EAST COAST, MID WEST... JUST ABOUT EVERYWHERE IN THE USA.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:00AM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN IS A WEEKLY HALF-HOUR TELEVISION SERIES THAT ALLOWS CHILDREN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD OF "GREEN" LIVING. THE SERIES EDUCATES AND INFORMS YOUNGSTERS ABOUT RECYCLING, SAVING ENERGY AND PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT. EACH EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS A DIFFERENT ASPECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS. THE WEEKLY SERIES ALSO PROMOTES CHILDREN'S WRITING AND CREATIVE SKILLS.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title PETS TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30AM ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM EXPLAINS THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF PET OWNERSHIP, INCLUDING HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR PET. FEATURES SEGMENTS ON OWNERS, TRAINERS AND OTHER PEOPLE WHO INTERACT WITH DOMESTICATED ANIMALS. INCLUDES AN ASK THE PET VET SEGMENT WHERE CHILDREN CAN GET ANSWERS TO THEIR QUESTIONS FROM A VETERNARIAN.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:00PM ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY EMMY WINNING ACTRESS MARIETTE HARTELY, WHO HAS DEDICATED HERSELF TO FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHTS OF ANIMALS FOR OVER 20 YEARS. THIS SERIES OF VIDEOS ON WILD ANIMALS, BIRDS AND INSECTS IN THEIR NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS IS DESIGNED TO ENGAGE THE CURIOUSITY AND DEVELOPING INTELLIGENCE OF BOYS AND GIRLS IN THE BEGINNING SCHOOL YEARS. THERE IS A SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON NATURE, SCIENCE, THE ADAPTATION AND SURVIVAL OF SPECIES, AND THEIR ROLD IN HUMAN PLANETARY WELFARE. EACH EPISODE EXAMINES TOPICS OF GEOGRAPHY, ECOLOGY AND THE WAYS IN WHICH NON-HUMANS (ANIMALS/BIRDS/INSECTS) ADJUST TO THE COMPLEXITIES OF THEIR SPECIFIC HABITATS IN THE VARIOUS CONTINENTS AND OCEANS THAT MAKE UP OUR PLANET; EARTH. THE EPISODES ARE DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY TO ENGAGE THE SPECIAL COGNITIVE AND SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL CAPACITIES OF THIS AGE GROUP.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title HEADS UP!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:30AM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HEADS UP! IS A SERIES ABOUT ASTRONOMY AND ASTRONAUTICS THAT TAKES YOUNG VIEWERS BEYOND THE BASICS OF THE BIG DIPPER AND THE MOON, INTRODUCING THEM TO THE MAGICAL CONTENT AND PRACTICAL CONTEXT OF THE NIGHT SKY. IN EACH EPISODE, SERIES TAKES KIDS ON AN ENTERTAINING AND INFORMATIVE TOUR OF THE HEAVENS THROUGH SEVERAL FEATURED SEGMENTS, INCLUDING A SURVEY OF ALL THE PLANETS AND MOONS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM.

Certification

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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.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF OHIO LICENSE, LLC


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