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

FRN:
0001842509
File Number:
CPR-119823
Submit Date:
04/08/2011
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:
04/08/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

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 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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 7-March 25, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
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. 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. On March 11, 2011, The A-10 Quarter Final was aired 12-2 p.m. The University of Dayton Flyers were competing in this tournament.
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 MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
List date and time rescheduled March 18, 2011 at 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 # March 11, 2011
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00-7:30 a.m. (January 1-29, 2011), Sundays, 7:00-7:30 a.m. (February 6-March 27, 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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a real child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem, with important life lessons imparted in the process. Each episode reinforces the lesson through a musical interlude that encapsulates the educational message. Specific educational objectives of the program include encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative, and providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. 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 (3 of 16) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (February 5-March 26, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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 4 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 (4 of 16) Response
Program Title TROLLZ
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (February 6-March 27, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. TROLLZ is an animated series about five teenage girls growing up in a magic and colorful world, who live by the credo B.F.F.L. - Best Friends for Life. The magic in their lives is interwoven into real-world type experiences through which they learn to engage in problem solving, creative thinking, and cooperative strategy skills. The series also provides an opportunity for the five girls to learn how to cope with some of the social and emotional issues of self-esteem relating to physical features and other personal attributes, emerging friendships and peer-group relationships, and other experiences found in Trollzopolis. 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 16) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 2-March 27, 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 (6 of 16) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 1-March 26, 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. 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 16) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (January 1-29, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a real child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem, with important life lessons imparted in the process. Each episode reinforces the lesson through a musical interlude that encapsulates the educational message. Specific educational objectives of the program include encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative, and providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. 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 16) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 4-March 29, 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 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. On March 8th the Governor's State of the State Address was aired 12-1 p.m. The episode of Jack Hanna's Into the Wild that was preempted was aired at 1 p.m. on March 15th.
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 JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
List date and time rescheduled March 15, 2011 at 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 # March 8, 2011
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00-8:30 a.m. (January 2-30, 2011); Saturdays, 7:00-7:30 a.m. (February 5-March 26, 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 4 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 (10 of 16) Response
Program Title HIGH Q
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00 a.m. (January 2-March 27, 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. Locally produced question and answer quiz show designed to challenge kids academically. Game is played between two teams of four players each, each team being from an area school. Contestants are from grades 9-12. Points are scored by correct answers to questions asked by the host.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 3-March 28, 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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title SWAP TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 6-March 31, 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. 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 (13 of 16) Response
Program Title SABRINA, THE ANIMATED SERIES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (January 2-30, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. The animated series, "Sabrina" involves the adventures of a modern, early adolescent girl who is part human and part witch. While Sabrina is not your typical girl she has magical powers that must be kept secret and also under control the familial, social, peer-group, and school-related issues she experiences all serve as educational and instructional life-lessons for viewers, as they reflect many of the same learning experiences and teenage challenges faced by children today. 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 (14 of 16) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (January 5-March 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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving, while providing valuable information to reach answers. The program 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 (15 of 16) Response
Program Title HORSELAND I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00-8:30 a.m. (February 6-March 27, 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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. 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 (16 of 16) Response
Program Title SABRINA'S SECRET LIFE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:00-7:30 A.M. (January 2-30, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. This animated series follows the early-teen Sabrina, who is half human and half witch, as she struggles with the age-appropriate conflicts and problems. Sabrina serves as a role model intended to help pre-teen viewers to understand many of the social issues they confront in their day-to-day lives. Sabrina models positive character traits for viewers, combining self-assurance and uncertainty, self-reliance, competence, and a willingness to learn from her mistakes. The 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

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 4) Response
Program Title LAURA MCKENZIE'S TRAVELER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 2:30-3:00 p.m. (January 1, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
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. This in-depth travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, environmental b-roll and pop-up "Travel Tips," Laura McKenzie's Traveler provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world.
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

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 4) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays, 3:00-3:30 p.m. (January 1, 2011), 12:30-1:00 p.m. (March 26, 2011); Sundays, 3:00-3:30 p.
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

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 4) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays, 3:35-4:05 a.m. (January 1-March 12, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 11
Number of Preemptions 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. 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. On March 19 & 26, 2011 Into the Wild was preempted due to NCAA Tournament coverage.
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

Date and Time Aired:

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Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 4) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 4:00-4:30 a.m. (January 2-March 27, 2011)
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. 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 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

Date and Time Aired:

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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 (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title HORSELAND I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00-8:30 a.m. (April 3-June 26, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. 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 (2 of 14) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (April 3-June 26, 2011)
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 (3 of 14) Response
Program Title TROLLZ
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (April 3-June 26, 2011)
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. TROLLZ is an animated series about five teenage girls growing up in a magic and colorful world, who live by the credo B.F.F.L. - Best Friends for Life. The magic in their lives is interwoven into real-world type experiences through which they learn to engage in problem solving, creative thinking, and cooperative strategy skills. The series also provides an opportunity for the five girls to learn how to cope with some of the social and emotional issues of self-esteem relating to physical features and other personal attributes, emerging friendships and peer-group relationships, and other experiences found in Trollzopolis. 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 (4 of 14) 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. (April 1-June 24, 2011)
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 (5 of 14) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00 a.m. (May 29-June 26, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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 (6 of 14) Response
Program Title SWAP TV (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (April 7-June 30, 2011)
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 (7 of 14) 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. (April 2-June 25, 2011)
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 (8 of 14) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00-7:30 a.m. (April 2-June 25, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 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 (9 of 14) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (April 4-June 27, 2011)
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 (10 of 14) Response
Program Title HIGH Q
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00 a.m. (April 3-May 22, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Locally produced question and answer quiz show designed to challenge kids academically. Game is played between two teams of four players each, each team being from an area school. Contestants are from grades 9-12. Points are scored by correct answers to questions asked by the host.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (April 2-June 25, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 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 (12 of 14) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (Digital Multicast Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 12:30-1:00 p.m. (April 6-June 29, 2011)
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science television series that highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving, while providing valuable information to reach answers. The program meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:00-7:30 a.m. (April 3-June 26, 2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a real child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem, with important life lessons imparted in the process. Each episode reinforces the lesson through a musical interlude that encapsulates the educational message. Specific educational objectives of the program include encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative, and providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. 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 (14 of 14) 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. (April 5-June 28, 2011)
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.

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