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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-164764
Submit Date:
01/12/2015
Call Sign:
KAMR-TV
Facility ID:
8523
City:
AMARILLO
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/12/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2014

General Information

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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 NBC
Nielsen DMA Amarillo
Web Home Page Address WWW.MYHIGHPLAINS.COM

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 186.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: EARTH 2050 (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 1230pm
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and math lead us? Our host takes viewers on a mind bending journey in search of these answers. Will we have personalized jet packs? How about childcare robots, artificial eyes, GPS shoes? Will there be space tourism in 2050? Is it possible to have colonies on the moon? Many technology experts think all these things are possible and, in some cases, even probable. Perhaps one day we will even have "downloadable dreams" to help us sleep better... Our host will visit with entrepreneurs who have started businesses developing futuristic ideas and products. Some of the most creative people in the world are science fiction writers and our host will visit with them as well. We will take a look at sci-fi movies of the past and see what "crazy" ideas have come to fruition. Our host will go to auto manufacturers to see where car technology is leading us...technology companies like Apple to see where consumer electronics are headed... doctors to hear what cures and inventions lie ahead... and inventors to learn what robots will be doing in 35 years. Anything and everything is possible when we use our imaginations...XPLORATION: EARTH 2050 spurs interest in children, teenagers, and adults to learn about how technology can make all of our lives better in the future.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: ANIMAL SCIENCE (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @12pm
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. XPLORATION:ANIMAL SCIENCE takes viewers beyond the pretty pictures to discover how and why animals behave as they do. How is a cheetah able to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just three seconds? How does a polar bear smell its prey up to six miles away? How is a hummingbird able to flap its wings 70 times per second? XPLORATION: ANIMAL SCIENCE provides the answers. Animals have been uniquely engineered to perform tasks that aid in their survival. In fact, we humans can learn a thing or two from animal engineering. An airplane's wings borrow from our fine feathered friends and still do not perform the task as well. Not only are animals' bodies engineered, but their brains have been programmed. How is a bear able to smell prey up to six miles away? - its olfactory system, located in its brain, is far larger and more complex than humans - it's how they understand the world around them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Lazy Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 10:30am 10/04/14-12/27/14
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 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
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 Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 10/04/14
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-10-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: OUTER SPACE (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Emily Callandrelli takes viewers on incredible journeys through space that will entertain and educate young viewers. Want to learn about gravity? How about watching our host wash her hair in zero gravity? Think volcanoes are spectacular? How about solar flares that shoot out from the sun at temperatures of 3.5 million degrees?! Is life as we know it possible on other planets? Experts debate the topic with differing opinions. Our host will visit various NASA facilities as we search for answers and learn about our universe. We will do shows about the stars, planets, comets, asteroids, moons, and much more. We will work with NASA to illustrate what we cannot see here on earth: the surfaces of planets, outer space weather, and galaxies millions of light years away. Want to know how the Mars Rover works? - we'll show you up close and personal. Every child who has looked up to the skies shares the wonderment expressed by 19th century poet and essayist, Ralph Waldo Emerson, who called the sky "the ultimate art gallery just above us." XPLORATION: OUTER SPACE captures the beauty of our majestic universe while teaching youngsters important lessons about science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:00am 10/04/1412/27/14
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the award-winning books by British illustrator and author Lara Jones, Poppy Cat is an adorable and curious feline who loves to explore with her colorful mix of animal friends. First published in 2003 in the UK (with over 2.5 million copies sold worldwide since then), Poppy Cat was specifically written, and now animated, for a preschool audience. Each adventure is told from the point-of-view of Lara, a young girl with a vivid imagination and extraordinary storytelling ability who talks to her faithful cat Poppy. They travel to destinations full of fantasy and magic for fun-filled adventures in pirate ships, hot air balloons and rocket rides. Poppy Cat is aired exclusively in the U.S. on Sprout and on NBC Kids.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00am
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast!" follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station - the coolest hangout in the galaxy. The team of animals who run it are the best of friends - Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet - all under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus. But when you stick five friends with very different personalities in one place - things are bound to get messy. Through it all, the "Astroblast!" crew accept their differences, help one another, make new friends, and discover that getting along is always out of this world. Every day brings a new adventure - big and small - whether it involves getting ready for a surprise birthday party for a Gremulon princess, dealing with demanding dairy-obsessed customers from the Milky Way, making peace between two spaceships of hungry space pirates, or helping a scary-looking, but shy, visitor make friends when no one will sit with him at lunch. "Astroblast!" is a Sprout original series that is co-produced with Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc, the global children's publishing, education and media company. Astroblast! is inspired by the books of the same name by award-winning author and illustrator Bob Kolar.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday at 10 am 10/7/14-12/30/14
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. Wild about animals is a half hour animal E/I magazine series that airs 52 weeks each year. The show id hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. The series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of "wild about animals" it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld productions, Inc. to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group, by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of four different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals the see every day.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration: Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday @ 10:00am 10/01/14-12/31/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth Xploration Awesome Planet is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 9:30 am 10/4/14-12/27/14
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 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chica is a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure-a fantasy transformation to animation-- where Bunji and Stiches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 10:00am 10/04/14-12/27/14
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 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series focuses on the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his backyard woods. During each program he calls upon the audience to follow his moves to send him the magic he needs to solve a problem encountered by Tom and his friends. These include Ariella, a butterfly who is also a rancher and has rope lassoing skills; Twigs, an acorn sprite who folds himself into an acorn when he's frightened, Squirmturn, a pill bug who looks like a large and imposing coal miner but is often timid and fearful, and Zigzoo, a green tree frog and the resident genius inventor. In each episode there are an action adventure sequences that are key to resolving the challenge of the day.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30 am 10/4/14-12/27/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is a live-action show hosted by Sean Roach that also blends animation and puppetry into the overall format. Sean drives a double-decker bus into various communities to meet children who have written to him with a problem that they would like to solve using an art and/or a food experience. Sean is accompanied by Noodle, a puppet character and Doodle, a digital character that lives inside a tablet computer, and Doggity, a faithful beagle. Doggity has a mini-show of his own through an animated alter ego that appears during diversionary segments set in a restaurant kitchen. The show demonstrates how recycled materials can become art and how food, art, and problem solving can be combined to create a fun experience in everyday life. Every episode can be replicated at home with ease by parents and children playing together.
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 Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 11/29/14 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-11-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 12/06/14 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-12-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 10/04/14 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-10-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/14 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-10-18
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 11/22/14 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-11-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/14 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-12-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 11/08/14 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-11-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 10/25/14 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2014-10-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Pet.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:30 am 10/05/14-12/28/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pet.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them. Pet News, Pet Care, Pet Health, and Pet Lifestyles!. Produced By Emmy Award Winning Producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez, Pets.TV not only. features the usual domestic household pets but the unusual exotic pets people love.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday at 10 am 10/06/14-12/29/14
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. Awesome adventures is a half-hour adventure series that airs 52 weeks a year. The host, as well as two different teens, will travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. "Awesome Adventures" is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its' creatures, and the people that inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be "preachy" or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make learning fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 7:30 am 10/3/14-12/26/14
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. Dog tales showcases dog and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday @ 10 am 10/02/14-12/25/14
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 is an inspirational and motivational series profiles the top rookie, college and high-school talent in sports. Also features some of the biggest names in sports who share their experiences, advice and personal impressions of the road to stardom.
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 Brandy Sanchez
Address 1015 S. Fillmore Street
City Amarillo
State TX
Zip 79101
Telephone Number 806-383-3321
Email Address BSanchez@kamr.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 MORE YOU KNOW WEBSITE "The More You Know's" comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) provides in-depth referral information, in connection with the on-air public service announcements. Content includes: video of all current public service announcements, a general campaign overview, and referral information by topic to partnering agencies referenced in the PSAs. The site includes a comprehensive list of the campaign's accolades, including Emmy and Peabody awards. In addition, a behind-the-scenes story with clips from talent interviews can be viewed.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: OUTER SPACE (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 11:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Host Emily Callandrelli takes viewers on incredible journeys through space that will entertain and educate young viewers. Want to learn about gravity? How about watching our host wash her hair in zero gravity? Think volcanoes are spectacular? How about solar flares that shoot out from the sun at temperatures of 3.5 million degrees?! Is life as we know it possible on other planets? Experts debate the topic with differing opinions. Our host will visit various NASA facilities as we search for answers and learn about our universe. We will do shows about the stars, planets, comets, asteroids, moons, and much more. We will work with NASA to illustrate what we cannot see here on earth: the surfaces of planets, outer space weather, and galaxies millions of light years away. Want to know how the Mars Rover works? - we'll show you up close and personal. Every child who has looked up to the skies shares the wonderment expressed by 19th century poet and essayist, Ralph Waldo Emerson, who called the sky "the ultimate art gallery just above us." XPLORATION: OUTER SPACE captures the beauty of our majestic universe while teaching youngsters important lessons about science.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: EARTH 2050 (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 12:30 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and math lead us? Our host takes viewers on a mind bending journey in search of these answers. Will we have personalized jet packs? How about childcare robots, artificial eyes, GPS shoes? Will there be space tourism in 2050? Is it possible to have colonies on the moon? Many technology experts think all these things are possible and, in some cases, even probable. Perhaps one day we will even have "downloadable dreams" to help us sleep better... Our host will visit with entrepreneurs who have started businesses developing futuristic ideas and products. Some of the most creative people in the world are science fiction writers and our host will visit with them as well. We will take a look at sci-fi movies of the past and see what "crazy" ideas have come to fruition. Our host will go to auto manufacturers to see where car technology is leading us...technology companies like Apple to see where consumer electronics are headed... doctors to hear what cures and inventions lie ahead... and inventors to learn what robots will be doing in 35 years. Anything and everything is possible when we use our imaginations...XPLORATION: EARTH 2050 spurs interest in children, teenagers, and adults to learn about how technology can make all of our lives better in the future.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chica is a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or Encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure-a fantasy transformation to animation-- where Bunji and Stiches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is a live-action show hosted by Sean Roach that also blends animation and puppetry into the overall format. Sean drives a double-decker bus into various communities to meet children who have written to him with a problem that they would like to solve using an art and/or a food experience. Sean is accompanied by Noodle, a puppet character and Doodle, a digital character that lives inside a tablet computer, and Doggity, a faithful beagle. Doggity has a mini-show of his own through an animated alter ego that appears during diversionary segments set in a restaurant kitchen. The show demonstrates how recycled materials can become art and how food, art, and problem solving can be combined to create a fun experience in everyday life. Every episode can be replicated at home with ease by parents and children playing together.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday at 10:00 am
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. Dog tales showcases dog and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Lazy Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town is a show that is all about health, fitness, and being good friends. Set in a fantasy world known as Lazy Town, which is populated by inactive residents, we see a visitor named Stephanie determined to coax her friends and relatives to begin healthful, active living. She wins over her new friends, Ziggy, Stingy, Trixie and Pixel, to leave their gaming consoles and candy stashes at home so they can go outside and play. She gets her Uncle, the Mayor and his friend Ms. Busy Body to support her efforts. But all of them are constantly foiled by Robbie Rotten, who lives underground and is determined to send Lazy Town back to inactivity and quiet. Coming to the rescue is the athlete Sportacus who lives in a spaceship and receives signals from the kids or the Mayor whenever they need help. Sportacus has two goals, to keep the peace and to promote healthful, positive living. When Robbie Rotten is discovered and contained through comic pratfalls, he goes back to his underground lair and all is well in Lazy Town, until another day and another time when Robbie will rise again.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 10 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Awesome adventures is a half-hour adventure series that airs 52 weeks a year. The host, as well as two different teens, will travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. "Awesome Adventures" is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its' creatures, and the people that inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be "preachy" or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make learning fun
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: Awesome Planet (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday at 10 am
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. Our host explores the most spectacular places - on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth - in this riveting earth science series. Ever wonder how a diamond is formed? Or how other gems and metals like gold come to be? Find out as our host goes to diamond mines, gold mines, and deep in the ocean on voyages of discovery. Every wonder how tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanoes happen? Our host will journey to active volcanoes and tell us what is happening inside the earth's burning hot core. Hurricanes, tornados, and other extreme weather form in the atmosphere...our host will take viewers to weather stations high in the mountains, such as Mount Washington in Vermont, where scientists give us the answers. Magnificent mountains, canyons, and glaciers will be on the agenda. Hubbard Glacier in Alaska is 76 miles long, and is North America's largest. It takes about 400 years for ice to traverse the length of it. Watch as our host melts the ice and takes a drink of 400 year old water! 19th Century philosopher George Santayana said "The earth has music for those who listen." XPLORATION: AWESOME EARTH will play that music for our young viewers who choose to listen.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays at 10 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 is an inspirational and motivational series profiles the top rookie, college and high-school talent in sports. Also features some of the biggest names in sports who share their experiences, advice and personal impressions of the road to stardom.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Astroblast!" follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station - the coolest hangout in the galaxy. The team of animals who run it are the best of friends - Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet - all under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus. But when you stick five friends with very different personalities in one place - things are bound to get messy. Through it all, the "Astroblast!" crew accept their differences, help one another, make new friends, and discover that getting along is always out of this world. Every day brings a new adventure - big and small - whether it involves getting ready for a surprise birthday party for a Gremulon princess, dealing with demanding dairy-obsessed customers from the Milky Way, making peace between two spaceships of hungry space pirates, or helping a scary-looking, but shy, visitor make friends when no one will sit with him at lunch. "Astroblast!" is a Sprout original series that is co-produced with Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc, the global children's publishing, education and media company. Astroblast! is inspired by the books of the same name by award-winning author and illustrator Bob Kolar.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 10 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Wild about animals is a half hour animal E/I magazine series that airs 52 weeks each year. The show id hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. The series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13-16). As the producers of "wild about animals" it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld productions, Inc. to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group, by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of four different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals the see every day.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series focuses on the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his backyard woods. During each program he calls upon the audience to follow his moves to send him the magic he needs to solve a problem encountered by Tom and his friends. These include Ariella, a butterfly who is also a rancher and has rope lassoing skills; Twigs, an acorn sprite who folds himself into an acorn when he's frightened, Squirmturn, a pill bug who looks like a large and imposing coal miner but is often timid and fearful, and Zigzoo, a green tree frog and the resident genius inventor. In each episode there are an action adventure sequences that are key to resolving the challenge of the day.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Pet.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 8:30 am
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. Pet.TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them. Pet News, Pet Care, Pet Health, and Pet Lifestyles!. Produced By Emmy Award Winning Producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez, Pets.TV not only. features the usual domestic household pets but the unusual exotic pets people love.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Xploration Station: ANIMAL SCIENCE (D2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays @ 12 pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. XPLORATION:ANIMAL SCIENCE takes viewers beyond the pretty pictures to discover how and why animals behave as they do. How is a cheetah able to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just three seconds? How does a polar bear smell its prey up to six miles away? How is a hummingbird able to flap its wings 70 times per second? XPLORATION: ANIMAL SCIENCE provides the answers. Animals have been uniquely engineered to perform tasks that aid in their survival. In fact, we humans can learn a thing or two from animal engineering. An airplane's wings borrow from our fine feathered friends and still do not perform the task as well. Not only are animals' bodies engineered, but their brains have been programmed. How is a bear able to smell prey up to six miles away? - its olfactory system, located in its brain, is far larger and more complex than humans - it's how they understand the world around them. XPLORATION:ANIMAL SCIENCE uses interviews with scientists and other animal experts to explain the amazing world of animal behavior. 3D animations take viewers inside the bodies of these creatures to better understand how things work. Albert Einstein said, "Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better." That is precisely what XPLORATION:ANIMAL SCIENCE does.

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