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

FRN:
0029633443
File Number:
CPR-158966
Submit Date:
10/03/2014
Call Sign:
WLOV-TV
Facility ID:
37732
City:
WEST POINT
State:
MS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/03/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2014

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 Fox
Nielsen DMA Columbus-Tupelo-W Pt.
Web Home Page Address www.wlov.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
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: 6.0
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(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Mysteries Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:30am 7/5/14 - 9/27/14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. Mysteries Hunters aired on the secondary digital stream 27.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 7:00am 7/01/14 - 9/30/14
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. Awesome Adventures is a half-hour E/I adventure series that airs 52 weeks a year. Our host, as well as two different teens, 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 about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays at 7:00am 9/10/14 - 9/24/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. The host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location visited. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. Viewers visit gigantic glaciers and see their beauty. They also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as viewers strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30am 7/5/14 - 9/27/14
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 11 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pets.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything Pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets. Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00am 7/5/14 - 9/27/14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations. Safari aired on the secondary digital stream 27.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00am and 7:30am 7/5/14 - 9/27/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four Cs as well as the three Rs - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, and Compassion. Green Screen Adventures aired on the secondary digital stream 27.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 11:00am and 11:30am 7/6/14 - 9/28/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On The Spot is a series tapping knowledge across a series of subject areas such as geography, art, technology, science, math, history, language, music, and sports. It also addresses general cultural knowledge. The format is a series of seemingly random questions to individuals who are either of school age or adults past the age of high school graduation. There are three fundamental educational benefits to this format. First, it taps into fact retrieval in the curriculum. Second, and more important, it expands the information beyond fact retrieval. Third, and most important, it addresses what educators call non-cognitive factors for student success. These are factors that can measurably improve student achievement without specifically involving material to be tested. These include self-esteem and frames in which students see learning occurring. By removing information from the academic silos where it is generally taught and moving it, literally, to the mall, it forces a synthesis that is difficult to achieve in an academic setting. The fact that correct answers are given by diverse ethnicities and ages, by both genders, and not by stereotypes of smart people is essential. It means that anyone can own information. The fact that young people will see this on television in a non-academic setting is also very important. Whatever the curriculum or information, knowledge becomes the star and is demonstrated by every type of person. On the Spot aired on the secondary digital stream 27.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30am 7/5/14 - 9/27/14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News (TKN) highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. In addition, the TKN reporters on the show (who are, of course, all kids) report on everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world. These stories range from kids who fly planes to how to deal with bullying to the best way to throw a baseball for power, to tips on getting into college to making friends to behind the scenes with entertainers. The show was cited by the advocacy group, Children Now, as one of only eight shows on the air that is truly tops for educational value.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays at 7:00am 7/04/14 - 9/26/14
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. Jack Hanna's Into The Wild is based on Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout his travels, Jack raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays at 7:00am 7/03/14 - 9/25/14
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. Wild About Animals is a half-hour animal E/I magazine series that airs 52 weeks a year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for 20 years. 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 most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 7:00am 9/8/14 - 9/29/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. Xploration Animal Science is produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the target audience's 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 (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30am 7/5/14 - 9/27/14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. Edgemont aired on the secondary digital stream 27.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9:00am and 9:30am 7/6/14 - 9/28/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas remains on course as a program that is entertaining and engaging to a wide audience while managing to deliver information that would be very welcome in a middle or high school classroom. The series matches the evolved visual intelligence of the young 21st century audience by building content with short clips, five-seconds or less in length, and weaving them together in a narrative that keeps a viewer engaged with a compelling narrative overview. The animal kingdom has an innate richness of color, form, and motion and Animal Atlas episodes are built from this richness. The thread that links the clips together is the connection between the differing members of the animal kingdom---including our own species. In a compelling blend, animal examples are pulled from both common experience, such as the horse and cat, and exotic animals like the clouded leopard and the red panda. As the nature of animals is explored, the content and clarity create a program of exception education value. Animal Atlas aired on the secondary digital stream 27.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays at 7:00am 7/02/14 -9/03/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Whaddyado is a half-hour weekly E/I series designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain children about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. Through dramatic re-enactments, Whaddyado skillfully documents the event, interviews the participants, and talks to various experts, who explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. Also, in an effort to help young people make the right decision at the right moment, there is a moral dilemma segment featured in each show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 7:00am 7/7/14 - 9/1/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode, the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people who are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:00am and 10:30am 7/6/14 - 9/28/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series Zoo Clues will keep 13-16 year-old viewers engaged for 30 minutes with the nearly infinite visual richness, animal characteristics, and wild range of animal behaviors. Beyond its target audience, both older and younger audiences should find this look across the amazing world of animals fascinating. Beyond basic engagement, Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparisons to their own human characteristics. The variety of the animal kingdom is truly odd and bizarre enough to read like fiction, but the clever narration of Zoo Clues links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world. Zoo Clues aired on the secondary digital stream 27.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Travel Through History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:00am 7/5/14 - 9/27/14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.Travel Through History aired on the secondary digital stream 27.2.
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 Jennifer Dennington
Address P. O. Box 680
City Tupelo
State MS
Zip 38802
Telephone Number (662)842-2227
Email Address manager@wlov.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. Fox airs on 27.1, MeTV airs on 27.2, and ThisTV airs on 27.3. Explanation of Response to Question Number 8(b): On page 2, item 8(b), Form 398 asks for "the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream." The following is an explanation of how Tupelo Broadcasting, Inc. obtained the number furnished in response to that question. The question does not take into consideration how many other digital program streams on which the station broadcasts. This is significant because depending upon the number of such other digital program streams the resultant number might be furnished as the average number of hours per week of each such additional stream combined as an average of the total number of such streams. Alternatively, and following the language of the question literally, it appears that the intent is to find the total number of hours per week of such programming on all digital streams other than the main program stream, provided as a weekly average. That is what the licensee has done in this case. The instructions to the form do not address this point. As a result, Tupelo Broadcasting, Inc. has calculated the total number of hours of Core Programming broadcast on Channel 27.2 as 39. Similarly, it calculated the total number of hours of Core Programming broadcast on Channel 27.3 as 39. Adding the two together, results in a combined total of 78 hours of Core Programming broadcast on Channels 27.2 and 27.3. When that number is divided by the number of weeks in the quarter (13), the resulting number is 6.0 hours.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays at 7:00am 10/01/14 - 12/31/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. The host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location visited. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. Viewers visit gigantic glaciers and see their beauty. They also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as viewers strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays at 7:00am 10/03/14 - 12/26/14
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. Jack Hanna's Into The Wild is based on Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout his travels, Jack raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 11:00am and 11:30am 10/05/14 - 12/28/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On The Spot is a series tapping knowledge across a series of subject areas such as geography, art, technology, science, math, history, language, music, and sports. It also addresses general cultural knowledge. The format is a series of seemingly random questions to individuals who are either of school age or adults past the age of high school graduation. There are three fundamental educational benefits to this format. First, it taps into fact retrieval in the curriculum. Second, and more important, it expands the information beyond fact retrieval. Third, and most important, it addresses what educators call non-cognitive factors for student success. These are factors that can measurably improve student achievement without specifically involving material to be tested. These include self-esteem and frames in which students see learning occurring. By removing information from the academic silos where it is generally taught and moving it, literally, to the mall, it forces a synthesis that is difficult to achieve in an academic setting. The fact that correct answers are given by diverse ethnicities and ages, by both genders, and not by stereotypes of smart people is essential. It means that anyone can own information. The fact that young people will see this on television in a non-academic setting is also very important. Whatever the curriculum or information, knowledge becomes the star and is demonstrated by every type of person. On the Spot will air on the secondary digital stream 27.3.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:30am 10/04/14 - 12/27/14
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. Edgemont will air on the secondary digital stream 27.2.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 7:00am 10/06/14 - 12/29/14
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. Xploration Animal Science is an animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, Xploration Animal Science goes one step further to look at how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. This series uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. Xploration Animal Science is produced with the intention of increasing and expanding the target audience's interest in the field of STEM education.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 7:00am 10/07/14 - 12/30/14
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. Awesome Adventures is a half-hour E/I adventure series that airs 52 weeks a year. Our host, as well as two different teens, 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 about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00am and 7:30am 10/04/14 - 12/27/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four Cs as well as the three Rs - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, and Compassion. Green Screen Adventures will air on the secondary digital stream 27.2.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:00am 10/04/14 - 12/27/14
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West. Travel Through History will air on the secondary digital stream 27.2.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 9:00am and 9:30am 10/05/14 - 12/28/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas remains on course as a program that is entertaining and engaging to a wide audience while managing to deliver information that would be very welcome in a middle or high school classroom. The series matches the evolved visual intelligence of the young 21st century audience by building content with short clips, five-seconds or less in length, and weaving them together in a narrative that keeps a viewer engaged with a compelling narrative overview. The animal kingdom has an innate richness of color, form, and motion and Animal Atlas episodes are built from this richness. The thread that links the clips together is the connection between the differing members of the animal kingdom---including our own species. In a compelling blend, animal examples are pulled from both common experience, such as the horse and cat, and exotic animals like the clouded leopard and the red panda. As the nature of animals is explored, the content and clarity create a program of exception education value. Animal Atlas will air on the secondary digital stream 27.3.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9:00am 10/04/14 - 12/27/14
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations. Safari will air on the secondary digital stream 27.2.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:30am 10/04/14 - 12/27/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 11 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pets.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything Pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets. Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:00am and 10:30am 10/05/14 - 12/28/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series Zoo Clues will keep 13-16 year-old viewers engaged for 30 minutes with the nearly infinite visual richness, animal characteristics, and wild range of animal behaviors. Beyond its target audience, both older and younger audiences should find this look across the amazing world of animals fascinating. Beyond basic engagement, Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparisons to their own human characteristics. The variety of the animal kingdom is truly odd and bizarre enough to read like fiction, but the clever narration of Zoo Clues links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world. Zoo Clues will air on the secondary digital stream 27.3.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7:00am 10/04/14 - 12/27/14
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. Teen Kids News (TKN) highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. In addition, the TKN reporters on the show (who are, of course, all kids) report on everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world. These stories range from kids who fly planes to how to deal with bullying to the best way to throw a baseball for power, to tips on getting into college to making friends to behind the scenes with entertainers. The show was cited by the advocacy group, Children Now, as one of only eight shows on the air that is truly tops for educational value.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild about Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays at 7:00am 10/02/14 - 12/25/14
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 About Animals is a half-hour animal E/I magazine series that airs 52 weeks a year. The show is hosted by the Emmy-award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for 20 years. 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 most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:30am 10/04/14 - 12/27/14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. Mystery Hunters will air on the secondary digital stream 27.2.

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