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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
CPR-143701
Submit Date:
07/09/2013
Call Sign:
WGNT
Facility ID:
9762
City:
PORTSMOUTH
State:
VA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Norfolk-Ports-Newport News
Web Home Page Address WWW.CW27.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 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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program MYSTERY HUNTERS (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/21/2013 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-04-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 9:30AM
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. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition provides its target age group of teens 13-16 with segments ranging from coverage of Animation, Producing & Directing to Costume Design, Casting & 3D Technology. The content-rich spin-off introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes film-making, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture and television industries.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title WHADDYADO? (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "WHADDYADO" is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain children 16 & under (specific target audience is about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. Using a combination of actual dramatic footage, re-enactments, and demonstrations, "WHADDYADO" provides a compelling look at perilous situations that have occurred in real life. Then, using interviews with the participants, and instructions from experts, we learn what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. Also, in an effort to help young people make right decisions, we feature a Moral Dilemma segment each week.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101 (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 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. "Real Life 101" presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 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. "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 (6 of 14) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 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 (7 of 14) Response
Program Title YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 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. "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 (8 of 14) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES (27.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 7:00AM (4/20-6/29)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize around the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages to keep an open mind, ask for help, face your fears, persistence pays off, be prepared, and emphasizes procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title CRITTER GITTERS (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 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 12 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 (10 of 14) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY (27.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 7:30AM
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy is an action-comedy about a boy who transforms into the world's smallest superhero to fight microscopic villains too small for the naked eye! In the micro-cosmos, the tiny world of cells, molecules and atoms, a battle of good versus evil rages as each week Nanoboy, tinier than the average cell, takes on the bad-to-the-bone-bacteria - while trying to survive the biggest challenge of all - being a 10-year-old!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. The opening sequence from On The Spot boldly lays claim to a wide range of education and information topics: Transportation, Geography, Technology, Culture, Environment, Government, Money, Sports, Food, Art, History, Music, Science, Math, Health, and Language. Then, in the thirty-minute program that follows, it delivers the goods. It succeeds in making a program that is essentially information-based engaging to the targeted 13-18 year-old audience. It succeeds through the strategy of an extremely fast-paced presentation linked with eye-catching visuals, a pounding soundtrack, and an amazing array of information glued together by a genial, selfamused narration. It is a perfect match for the 21st Century learner. The information comes at the viewer like potato chips, you can't seem to take just one and it is impossible to put down the remote.
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 (27.1)
List date and time rescheduled 04/21/2013 1:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-04-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title HEAD'S UP! (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 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 (13 of 14) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY (27.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 7:00AM (4/6-4/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy is an action-comedy about a boy who transforms into the world's smallest superhero to fight microscopic villains too small for the naked eye! In the micro-cosmos, the tiny world of cells, molecules and atoms, a battle of good versus evil rages as each week Nanoboy, tinier than the average cell, takes on the bad-to-the-bone-bacteria - while trying to survive the biggest challenge of all - being a 10-year-old!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 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's 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

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUNDAYS 4:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -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. "Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour educational/ informational series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping animals and protecting the environment, the program emphasizes problem solving and teamwork, promoting strong personal and community values. "Animal Rescue" is closedcaptioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
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 TOWANDA PORTER
Address 720 BOUSH STREET
City NORFOLK
State VA
Zip 23510
Telephone Number 757-446-1323
Email Address TOWANDA.PORTER@WTKR.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. 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 at 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 specifically designed for children ages twelve and under: "Sonic X" (Sat. 8a-830a 4/6-6/29); "Sonic X" (Sat. 830a-9a 4/6-6/29); "Transformers Prime" (Sat. 9a-930a 4/6-6/1); "Justice League Unlimited" (Sat. 9a-930a 6/8-6/29); "Justice League Unlimited" (Sat. 930a-10a 4/6-6/29); "Dragonball Z Kai" (Sat. 10a-1030a 4/6-6/29); "WWE Saturday Morning"(Sat. 1030a-11a 4/6-5/11); "Dragonball Z Kai" (Sat. 1030a-11a 5/18-6/29); "Yu-Gi-Oh!" (Sat. 11a-1130a 4/6-6/29); "Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal" (Sat. 1130a-12p 4/6-6/1 & 6/15-6/29); "Yu-Gi-Oh!" (Sat. 1130a-12p 6/8). WGNT(TV) terminated analog operations on June 12, 2009. Accordingly, Questions 7(b) and 7(c) are no longer applicable.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 9:30AM
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 its target age group of teens 13-16 with segments ranging from coverage of Animation, Producing & Directing to Costume Design, Casting & 3D Technology. The content-rich spin-off introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes film-making, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture and television industries.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101 (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 10:30AM
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. "Real Life 101" presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 12:30PM
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. "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 13) Response
Program Title WHADDYADO? (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 10:00AM
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. "WHADDYADO" is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain children 16 & under (specific target audience is about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. Using a combination of actual dramatic footage, re-enactments, and demonstrations, "WHADDYADO" provides a compelling look at perilous situations that have occurred in real life. Then, using interviews with the participants, and instructions from experts, we learn what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. Also, in an effort to help young people make right decisions, we feature a Moral Dilemma segment each week.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY GOES GREEN (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:00AM
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 (6 of 13) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY (27.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy is an action-comedy about a boy who transforms into the world's smallest superhero to fight microscopic villains too small for the naked eye! In the micro-cosmos, the tiny world of cells, molecules and atoms, a battle of good versus evil rages as each week Nanoboy, tinier than the average cell, takes on the bad-to-the-bone-bacteria - while trying to survive the biggest challenge of all - being a 10-year-old!
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The opening sequence from On The Spot boldly lays claim to a wide range of education and information topics: Transportation, Geography, Technology, Culture, Environment, Government, Money, Sports, Food, Art, History, Music, Science, Math, Health, and Language. Then, in the thirty-minute program that follows, it delivers the goods. It succeeds in making a program that is essentially information-based engaging to the targeted 13-18 year-old audience. It succeeds through the strategy of an extremely fast-paced presentation linked with eye-catching visuals, a pounding soundtrack, and an amazing array of information glued together by a genial, selfamused narration. It is a perfect match for the 21st Century learner. The information comes at the viewer like potato chips, you can't seem to take just one and it is impossible to put down the remote.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 11:00AM
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's 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 (9 of 13) Response
Program Title CRITTER GITTERS (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 10:30AM
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. "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 (10 of 13) Response
Program Title HEAD'S UP! (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 11:30AM
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.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS (27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 12:00PM
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. "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 (12 of 13) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES (27.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize around the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages to keep an open mind, ask for help, face your fears, persistence pays off, be prepared, and emphasizes procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (27.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 11:00AM
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 an excellent example of a children's program that 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.

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