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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-129163
Submit Date:
04/09/2012
Call Sign:
WNCT-TV
Facility ID:
57838
City:
GREENVILLE
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2012

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

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 Greenville-New Bern-Wash
Web Home Page Address WWW.WNCT.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 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 DOODLEBOPS - I DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7-730AM 1/7-3/31/12
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. 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 (2 of 16) Response
Program Title CUBIX: ROBOTS FOR EVERYONE DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7-730AM 2/18-3/31/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series was produced with the primary purpose of educating and informing children ages 6-11 through entertaining and engaging programming. The characters, storylines and recurring themes of the series represent a broad range of issues, and they provide information and tools that are identifiable and meaningful to both boys and girls. The educational objectives of Cubix include the reinforcement of age appropriate interpersonal skills, the development of self-confidence, courage and personal responsibility. Cubix exposes children to these lessons within an entertaining, non-threatening imaginary environment.
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 DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11-1130AM 1/7-3/31/12
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 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 MAGI NATION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 730-8AM 1/7-2/11/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Magi-Nation" follows the adventures of teenager Tony Jones, whose world is forever changed when he is mystically transported into a beautiful world far beyond imagination that was created a millennium ago by a powerful race known as the Magi. Here Tony meets Edyn and Strag, two young Magi heroes in training, who help him discover his vast new magical environment. However, all is not perfect in Tonys new world as the Moonlands of Magi-Nation are threatened by the evil Shadow Magi. It'sup to this young trio and their vast collection of Dream Creatures to thwart the evildoers plans and protect their world.
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 BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I DIGITAL CH. 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8-830AM 1/7-3/31/12
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 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 (6 of 16) Response
Program Title HORSELAND DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1 1/7-3/3/12 - 3/17-3/31/12
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 1130A-12P 1/7-3/3/12 - 3/17-3/31/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 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. NOTE: Due to the start time of the "Conference USA CHAMPIONSHIP" on Saturday, Marc 10, CBS provided stations with a pre-feed of all six "COOKIE JAR TV" programs that were scheduled to air on March 10, 2012. Due to eliminate the amount of commercial time this program "HORSELAND" was moved to 1130am on Sunday, March 11, 2012 in its second home to eliminate an overrun of commercial time in the hour.
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 HORSELAND DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1 1/7-3/3/12 - 3/17-3/31/12
List date and time rescheduled 3/11/12 1130A-12PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-03-10
Episode # 3/10/12 1939
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title ELIZABETH STANTON'S GREAT BIG WORLD DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12-1230PM 1/7-3/31/12
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. This teaching guide provides a framework designed to educate audiences via activities and lessons generated from the subject matter in the program Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World. The ultimate aim is to help a young audience gain a better understanding of the world around them through the exploration of volunteerism, friendship, social dynamics, culture, geography, and adventure in a given destination. Through the use of on-site stand-ups, voice over monologues, subject interviews, environmental b-roll, volunteer experiences, and on-site social interactions with indigenous peoples and cultures, the show provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world.
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 MIH: TEEN EDITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1230-1230 PM 1/7-3/31/12
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. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious "on-camera" career in acting, there are also a number of "behind the screen" pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created by Connection III Entertainment Corp. to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers so they can "explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries" (Berry & O'Neal, 2006, p. 1). To guide the production of MIH:TE, Berry (2006) developed a career and guidance model that offers a framework for the development of each episode.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title CUBIX: ROBOTS FOR EVERYONE DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 730-8AM 2/18-3/31/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series was produced with the primary purpose of educating and informing children ages 6-11 through entertaining and engaging programming. The characters, storylines and recurring themes of the series represent a broad range of issues, and they provide information and tools that are identifiable and meaningful to both boys and girls. The educational objectives of Cubix include the reinforcement of age appropriate interpersonal skills, the development of self-confidence, courage and personal responsibility. Cubix exposes children to these lessons within an entertaining, non-threatening imaginary environment.
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 LIVE LIFE & WIN DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 12-1230P 1/1-3/25/12
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. Inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition. The goals of the series are to encourage the 13-16 years old audience to: explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and to uncover personal passions; and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to Live Life and WIN.
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 WILD LTD DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 11-1130AM 1/1/12-3/25/12
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 Ltd is a half hour series created and designed with the focus of educating and entertaining children from 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live wit
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 ON THE SPOT DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 1230-1PM 1/1-3/25/12
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. The On The Spots shows uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. Among a field of narrowly-focused E/I programs, On the Spot stands out as most the scholastically The On The Spots shows uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding.
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 MIH: TEEN EDITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 1130A-12P 1/1-3/25/12
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. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious "on-camera" career in acting, there are also a number of "behind the screen" pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created by Connection III Entertainment Corp. to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers so they can "explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries" (Berry & O'Neal, 2006, p. 1). To guide the production of MIH:TE, Berry (2006) developed a career and guidance model that offers a framework for the development of each episode.
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 DOODLEBOPS - II DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 730-8AM 1/7-3/31/12
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. 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 (15 of 16) Response
Program Title DANGER RANGERS DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11-1130AM 1/7-3/3/12 - 3/17-3/31/12
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Danger Rangers is an animated series focusing on rules for safety in various situations and providing children with clear cut safety information. The program features animal superheroes that work as a safety squad to protect children. They reinforce concepts of teamwork and preparedness, and model for children the acquisition of important health and safety information. The episodes are structured to present potential safety concerns, such as the need to take proper safety precautions when swimming, and use a song to introduce the relevant steps that should be taken. 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. NOTE: Due to the start time of the "Conference USA CHAMPIONSHIP" on Saturday, March 10, 2012 CBS provided stations with a pre-feed of all six "COOKIE JAR TV" programs that were scheduled to air on March 10, 2012. WNCT ran the 11a-12p episodes to. eliminate the amount of commercial time this program "HORSELAND" was moved to 11 am on Sunday, March 11, 2012 in its second home to eliminate an overrun of commercial time in the hour.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program DANGER RANGERS DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
List date and time rescheduled MARCH 11, 2012 11-1130 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-03-10
Episode # 3/10/12 1713R
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title MAGI NATION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7-730AM 1/7-2/11/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Magi-Nation" follows the adventures of teenager Tony Jones, whose world is forever changed when he is mystically transported into a beautiful world far beyond imagination that was created a millennium ago by a powerful race known as the Magi. Here Tony meets Edyn and Strag, two young Magi heroes in training, who help him discover his vast new magical environment. However, all is not perfect in Tonys new world as the Moonlands of Magi-Nation are threatened by the evil Shadow Magi. It'sup to this young trio and their vast collection of Dream Creatures to thwart the evildoers plans and protect their world.
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 JACK HANNA ANIMAL ADVENTURES DIGITAL CH. 9.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 6-630AM 1/7-3/31/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 13
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 this program the camera follows Hanna as he spends time with the people that are knowledgeable about each animal habitat, teaching as he goes. The object of the program is 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. This half hour television program is designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children.
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 EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 4-430AM 1/7-2/4/12 - 2/18-3/31/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 12
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. In this half-hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether its the need for speed or animal heroes there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time Due to a technical difficulity this show only aired 16 minutes. on Saturday February 11, 2012 4-416A
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 4) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA ANIMAL ADVENTURES DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 330-4AM SATURDAY 1/7-3/31/2012
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. In this program the camera follows Hanna as he spends time with the people that are knowledgeable about each animal habitat, teaching as he goes. The object of the program is 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. This half hour television program is designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children.
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 (4 of 4) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 630-7AM 1/7-3/31/12
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. In this program the camera follows Hanna as he spends time with the people that are knowledgeable about each animal habitat, teaching as he goes. The object of the program is 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. This half hour television program is designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children.
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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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 Shirley Dale
Address 3221 Evans Street
City Greenville
State NC
Zip 27834
Telephone Number 252-355-8500
Email Address sdale@wnct.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. WNCT-TV airs PSA's of various lengths that are designed specifically to meet the educational and informational needs of children as well as PSAs that are designed for the general audience, but have messages applicable to children. WNCT non broadcast efforts include the participation of Anchors and Meteorologists as guest speakers and emcees for community groups. Station tours are conducted for Scouts, churches, and schools for children of all ages. During the tours and station visits meteorologists explains various aspects of the weather, including words like humidity, temperature and how satellites and computers are used to forecast the weather. They also express the importance of science and math to those interested in becoming a weather forecaster. WNCT produces Assignment Education, which covers the problems, concerns and success of students. WNCT now has a network of 10 weather stations placed in Middle Schools throughout the viewing area called Storm Net 9. These weather stations have a display panel that teachers can use to show the current weather data. Children learn about the weather patterns and how they affect our weather. WNCT (Greenville, N.C.) sponsored the 11th annual KidsFest of Pitt County,the event was March 31, 2012 and held at the Greenville Convention Center. The event included activities and 26 hands-on exhibits for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. WNCT's news team met fans throughout the day and handed out News 9 bags and Frisbees. The CW of Eastern North Carolina taped kids recording station IDs for the kids programming block. Thousands of attendees participated in the day of fun. KidsFest benefits the Martin/Pitt Partnership for Children, a non-profit organization that works to ensure that young children in the community are prepared for success in school. The partnership is currently funding 10 programs that aim to improve the quality of early care and education services and support families in the community. WNCT Eyewitness News9 hosted a call in phone bank from 5pm to 6:30 on Tuesday, February 21st. This was part of our three days of news coverage on women and heart disease. The phone bank was staffed by medical professionals from Vidant Health Care. They answered more than 200 calls during the phone bank from our viewers. This was in addition to 4 indepth stories we aired on women and heart disease, and A Vidant Healthy Heart banquet that was emceed by our anchor, Amanda Goodman.In addition WNCT, in conjunction with the North Carolina Bar Association, produced and aired a LIVE 12-hour FREE call-in service day, to offer free legal advice to callers of Eastern North Carolina. More than 40 legal volunteers handled calls, including attorneys from Legal Aid of North Carolina and private practitioners from the Eastern NC area. This year on March 2, 2012, the Greenville Call Center Service Day registered 1,199 calls, up 9% from the same day in 2011 where we handled 1,102 calls.

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 830-9AM 4/7-6/30/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 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 (2 of 12) Response
Program Title DANGER RANGERS DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11-1130AM 4/7-6/30/12
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. Danger Rangers is an animated series focusing on rules for safety in various situations and providing children with clear cut safety information. The program features animal superheroes that work as a safety squad to protect children. They reinforce concepts of teamwork and preparedness, and model for children the acquisition of important health and safety information. The episodes are structured to present potential safety concerns, such as the need to take proper safety precautions when swimming, and use a song to introduce the relevant steps that should be taken. 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 (3 of 12) Response
Program Title HORSELAND DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1130A-12P 4/7-6/30/12
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 (4 of 12) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8-830AM 4/7-6/30/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 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 (5 of 12) Response
Program Title MIH: TEEN EDTION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1230-1PM 4/7-6/30/12
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. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious "on-camera" career in acting, there are also a number of "behind the screen" pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created by Connection III Entertainment Corp. to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers so they can "explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries" (Berry & O'Neal, 2006, p. 1). To guide the production of MIH:TE, Berry (2006) developed a career and guidance model that offers a framework for the development of each episode.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 1230-1P 4/1-6/24/12
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 On The Spots shows uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer. Among a field of narrowly-focused E/I programs, On the Spot stands out as most the scholastically The On The Spots shows uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title ELIZABETH SANTON'S GREAT BIG WORLD DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12-1230P 4/7-6/30/12
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World provides dynamic core programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need - ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss. Great Big World offers a dynamic television experience for teens - combining the exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with the life-changing volunteer opportunities available in these same areas. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through indepth and thoughtful interviews with Elizabeth, her travel buddies, and the friends they meet along their journey. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors in addition to educating them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 730-8AM 4/7-6/30/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. 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 12) Response
Program Title WILD LTD. DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 11-1130AM 4/1-6/24/12
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. Wild Ltd is a half hour series created and designed with the focus of educating and entertaining children from 13 to 16 years of age. In each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live wit
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title LIVE, LIFE & WIN DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 12-1230P 4/1-6/24/12
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. Inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition. The goals of the series are to encourage the 13-16 years old audience to: explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and to uncover personal passions; and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to Live Life and WIN.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7-730AM 4/7-6/30/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. 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 12) Response
Program Title MIH: TEEN EDITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 1130A-12P 4/1-6/24/12
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. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious "on-camera" career in acting, there are also a number of "behind the screen" pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created by Connection III Entertainment Corp. to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers so they can "explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries" (Berry & O'Neal, 2006, p. 1). To guide the production of MIH:TE, Berry (2006) developed a career and guidance model that offers a framework for the development of each episode.

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