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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0028358455
File Number:
CPR-141472
Submit Date:
04/10/2013
Call Sign:
WCCT-TV
Facility ID:
14050
City:
WATERBURY
State:
CT
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Hartford-New Haven
Web Home Page Address www.ct.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play. To teach pro-social behavior: generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies. To help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. To help children develop skills on which academic learning depends: attention, language, memory, active processing of a story, interest in reading.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title The New Adventures of Nanoboy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7am & 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital Channel 20.1)On an episode by episode basis, Oscar, in the role of his alter-ego, Nanoboy, harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches target viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10am
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7 -13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital Channel 20.1)ON THE SPOT adopts a modified question and answer format familiar to broadcast network viewers, including the targeted age. The questions fall under curriculum core areas of knowledge in social studies, science, the arts, civics, and mathematics. The format allows for a wide range of topics and allows topics to be blended, which is a serious asset. The integration of core curriculum areas is a traditional goal in education and while ON THE SPOT doesn't support the deeper integration that would be done in a classroom, the energetic blend is a great example of taking curriculum out of their separate boxes and making them a uniform part of why knowledge can be important. The series also succeeds in modeling all ages, ethnicities, and both genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can identify with. This is of too-often misunderstood importance for the targeted 13-16 year-old age. Identifying with a successful representative of your own group is extremely important. But it is also very important to learn respect for those outside your own group---and this series does that very well. Beyond the correct or incorrect answers presented by the series is a follow-up for deeper understanding. A question on evolution will lead to an expanded look at Charles Darwin in the way that touches on the pivotal Galapagos Island visit, and the fact that Darwin was 25 when he made the voyage there. Similarly, a question on government leads to a deeper look at James Madison, the man, and the revelation that he was the primary author of the US Constitution-something worth knowing for the targeted group.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7am & 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital Channel 20.1)Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Horseland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday at 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 64
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To promote and reinforce positive social skills, interpersonal interactions, and character development to 9- through 11-year-olds via the portrayal of the actions and experiences of positive social models in the context of engaging and entertaining stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11am & 11:30am
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)In each story, the familiar themes explicate a set of educational informational objectives. The educational/informational learning objectives are summarized below: Goal #1: To support the child in the development of his/her identity. Goal #2: To urge the child to communicate and create bonds with people around him/her. Goal #3: To encourage the child to adopt attitudes and behaviors that are open to differences. Goal #4: To nourish a desire within the child for learning and discovering new things.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To impart approved health and safety information, such as that dealing with home safety, recreational safety, health and first aid, emergency preparedness, fire safety, traffic safety, school safety, home safety, fall hazards, personal safety, and more. To assist viewers to learn to act effectively and judiciously in a range of situations - being prepared for eventualities, being proactive, setting priorities, employing clear thinking and rational judgment, and taking tasks through to completion. To teach viewers to accept and appreciate unique abilities and insights in themselves and others, and to employ teamwork to capitalize on individual strengths and overcome individual weaknesses. To spur viewers to adopt positive personal character qualities associated with good health and safety behaviors. These personal qualities include independence, courage, responsibility, restraint, initiative, perceptiveness, perseverance, and more. To encourage viewers to develop positive pro-social behaviors intended to help them successfully work with others to achieve their health and safety aims. These pro-social qualities include understanding, empathy, tolerance, cooperation, helpfulness, sharing, leadership, and more. To bring viewers an understanding and appreciation of those men and women who devote their lives to making them safe and healthy, including fire fighters, police, doctors, and nurses.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title The Doodlebops(Live Action)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)The Doodlebops is primarily intended to promote social and academic readiness - thereby helping young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school environment. By means of music, fantasy and fun, The Doodlebops encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior; and teaches basic knowledge-based information. On an episode by episode basis, Deedee, Roonie, Moe and their cohorts foster valuable learning along with a great deal of joy.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Country Mouse, City Mouse
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To assist viewers to learn techniques associated with critical thinking in discovery, decision-making and problem-solving. These include: Teaching viewers vital "learning to learn" skills - including questioning, observation, and fact-finding, useful in gathering new knowledge. Helping viewers learn to exercise logic, judgment and analysis in order to assess the veracity, worth and applicability of new knowledge gleaned. Guiding viewers in the use of extrapolation and construction skills required to determine ways to appropriately use what has been learned. To encourage viewers to develop positive personal character attributes and pro-social behaviors related to helping, learning, and problem solving. Relevant positive personal qualities include openmindedness, courage, perceptiveness, initiative, creativity and perseverance. Positive pro-social behaviors include teamwork,cooperation and leadership. To increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by introducing interesting informational content dealing with world geography and history. To acquaint viewers with new vocabulary associated with foreign lands and world events.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7am
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. (Digital Channel 20.1)The purpose of this program is to provide a safe learning environment for our viewers to become more informed about the gamut of possible careers available for them to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital Channel 20.1)The Young Icons is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to accomplished teens that have set goals and are giving back to their communities as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest shares their personal stories of what motivated them to take on their passion and/or focus in their chosen field of endeavor. One guest's message inspires young audiences to "never let age hold us back, no matter how old you may be". Parents play an important role in supporting their 'young icons'. As one parent stated, "You can take a simple idea and turn it into something that can help an awful lot of people." The program provides a motivational and inspirational message that empowers audiences of all ages that hard work; dedication and looking beyond ourselves will pay off for everyone. Each segment of The Young Icons 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 (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Now Eat This with Rocco DiSpirito
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11am
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. (Digital Channel 20.1)Each 30-minute episode is focused on an individual,or a family, and their issues related to food and health. Examples include guests and families struggling with weight issues; trying to feed budding athletes; eating right on a budget; fighting serious health issues like diabetes; simply desiring to live a healthier life. Through the course of each episode, Rocco teaches the guest(s)and viewers important information about food and nutrition, guiding them to make better choices with the food they eat. In the process, they'll learn to cook, Rocco style. Fun and entertaining, and loaded with valuable takeaway information. Each episode ends with a renewed sense of purpose, and a commitment to change for the better.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show is intended to promote academic and social readiness in order to help young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school and extracurricular environments. By means of fantasy, fun, music and adventure, the Doodlebops Band teaches kids about their world and gives them the vital understanding and behavioral tools to explore it. The show's major educational goals lie in the all-important psycho-social arena. Largely through targeted modeling, the show aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior. Viewers come to see the value of honesty, integrity, the joy that can come from sharing, and so much more. The show's focus on feelings and emotions gives viewers an opportunity to make gains in their own emotional intelligence. They learn to effectively express themselves and read the expressions of others. The show also provides a template that youngsters can use to face situations and solve problems with the use of courage, inventiveness, and logical reasoning. The series secondarily addresses complementary core-knowledge goals. The show encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; and provides practice on fundamental knowledge-based learning and skills, including numbers, the alphabet, colors, vocabulary, sequences, and directions. By incorporating the series' multi-faceted educational goal in the context of fun and laughter, Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show furthermore helps to engage kids in new learning, and gives them a chance to hone and develop their burgeoning sense of humor.
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 Peter J. DiMatteo
Address 285 Broad Street
City Hartford
State CT
Zip 06115
Telephone Number 860-723-2142
Email Address pdimatteo@tribune.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. The correct response to Question No. 7(b) is NO inasmuch as the station has ceased analog operation; however, a YES response is required in order to to enable the submission of this filing.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital Channel 20.1)ON THE SPOT adopts a modified question and answer format familiar to broadcast network viewers, including the targeted age. The questions fall under curriculum core areas of knowledge in social studies, science, the arts, civics, and mathematics. The format allows for a wide range of topics and allows topics to be blended, which is a serious asset. The integration of core curriculum areas is a traditional goal in education and while ON THE SPOT doesn't support the deeper integration that would be done in a classroom, the energetic blend is a great example of taking curriculum out of their separate boxes and making them a uniform part of why knowledge can be important. The series also succeeds in modeling all ages, ethnicities, and both genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can identify with. This is of too-often misunderstood importance for the targeted 13-16 year-old age. Identifying with a successful representative of your own group is extremely important. But it is also very important to learn respect for those outside your own group---and this series does that very well. Beyond the correct or incorrect answers presented by the series is a follow-up for deeper understanding. A question on evolution will lead to an expanded look at Charles Darwin in the way that touches on the pivotal Galapagos Island visit, and the fact that Darwin was 25 when he made the voyage there. Similarly, a question on government leads to a deeper look at James Madison, the man, and the revelation that he was the primary author of the US Constitution-something worth knowing for the targeted group.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7am
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. (Digital Channel 20.1)The purpose of this program is to provide a safe learning environment for our viewers to become more informed about the gamut of possible careers available for them to explore.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play. To teach pro-social behavior: generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies. To help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. To help children develop skills on which academic learning depends: attention, language, memory, active processing of a story, interest in reading.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11am & 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)In each story, the familiar themes explicate a set of educational informational objectives. The educational/informational learning objectives are summarized below: Goal #1: To support the child in the development of his/her identity. Goal #2: To urge the child to communicate and create bonds with people around him/her. Goal #3: To encourage the child to adopt attitudes and behaviors that are open to differences. Goal #4: To nourish a desire within the child for learning and discovering new things.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title The Doodlebops(Live Action)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)The Doodlebops is primarily intended to promote social and academic readiness - thereby helping young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school environment. By means of music, fantasy and fun, The Doodlebops encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior; and teaches basic knowledge-based information. On an episode by episode basis, Deedee, Roonie, Moe and their cohorts foster valuable learning along with a great deal of joy.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title The New Adventures of Nanoboy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7am & 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital Channel 20.1)On an episode by episode basis, Oscar, in the role of his alter-ego, Nanoboy, harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches target viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Horseland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday at 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To promote and reinforce positive social skills, interpersonal interactions, and character development to 9- through 11-year-olds via the portrayal of the actions and experiences of positive social models in the context of engaging and entertaining stories.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To impart approved health and safety information, such as that dealing with home safety, recreational safety, health and first aid, emergency preparedness, fire safety, traffic safety, school safety, home safety, fall hazards, personal safety, and more. To assist viewers to learn to act effectively and judiciously in a range of situations - being prepared for eventualities, being proactive, setting priorities, employing clear thinking and rational judgment, and taking tasks through to completion. To teach viewers to accept and appreciate unique abilities and insights in themselves and others, and to employ teamwork to capitalize on individual strengths and overcome individual weaknesses. To spur viewers to adopt positive personal character qualities associated with good health and safety behaviors. These personal qualities include independence, courage, responsibility, restraint, initiative, perceptiveness, perseverance, and more. To encourage viewers to develop positive pro-social behaviors intended to help them successfully work with others to achieve their health and safety aims. These pro-social qualities include understanding, empathy, tolerance, cooperation, helpfulness, sharing, leadership, and more. To bring viewers an understanding and appreciation of those men and women who devote their lives to making them safe and healthy, including fire fighters, police, doctors, and nurses.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Now Eat This with Rocco DiSpirito
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11am
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. (Digital Channel 20.1)Each 30-minute episode is focused on an individual,or a family, and their issues related to food and health. Examples include guests and families struggling with weight issues; trying to feed budding athletes; eating right on a budget; fighting serious health issues like diabetes; simply desiring to live a healthier life. Through the course of each episode, Rocco teaches the guest(s)and viewers important information about food and nutrition, guiding them to make better choices with the food they eat. In the process, they'll learn to cook, Rocco style. Fun and entertaining, and loaded with valuable takeaway information. Each episode ends with a renewed sense of purpose, and a commitment to change for the better.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital Channel 20.1)The Young Icons is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to accomplished teens that have set goals and are giving back to their communities as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest shares their personal stories of what motivated them to take on their passion and/or focus in their chosen field of endeavor. One guest's message inspires young audiences to "never let age hold us back, no matter how old you may be". Parents play an important role in supporting their 'young icons'. As one parent stated, "You can take a simple idea and turn it into something that can help an awful lot of people." The program provides a motivational and inspirational message that empowers audiences of all ages that hard work; dedication and looking beyond ourselves will pay off for everyone. Each segment of The Young Icons 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 (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7 -13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show is intended to promote academic and social readiness in order to help young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school and extracurricular environments. By means of fantasy, fun, music and adventure, the Doodlebops Band teaches kids about their world and gives them the vital understanding and behavioral tools to explore it. The show's major educational goals lie in the all-important psycho-social arena. Largely through targeted modeling, the show aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior. Viewers come to see the value of honesty, integrity, the joy that can come from sharing, and so much more. The show's focus on feelings and emotions gives viewers an opportunity to make gains in their own emotional intelligence. They learn to effectively express themselves and read the expressions of others. The show also provides a template that youngsters can use to face situations and solve problems with the use of courage, inventiveness, and logical reasoning. The series secondarily addresses complementary core-knowledge goals. The show encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; and provides practice on fundamental knowledge-based learning and skills, including numbers, the alphabet, colors, vocabulary, sequences, and directions. By incorporating the series' multi-faceted educational goal in the context of fun and laughter, Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show furthermore helps to engage kids in new learning, and gives them a chance to hone and develop their burgeoning sense of humor.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Country Mouse and City Mouse
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To assist viewers to learn techniques associated with critical thinking in discovery, decision-making and problem-solving. These include: Teaching viewers vital "learning to learn" skills - including questioning, observation, and fact-finding, useful in gathering new knowledge. Helping viewers learn to exercise logic, judgment and analysis in order to assess the veracity, worth and applicability of new knowledge gleaned. Guiding viewers in the use of extrapolation and construction skills required to determine ways to appropriately use what has been learned. To encourage viewers to develop positive personal character attributes and pro-social behaviors related to helping, learning, and problem solving. Relevant positive personal qualities include openmindedness, courage, perceptiveness, initiative, creativity and perseverance. Positive pro-social behaviors include teamwork,cooperation and leadership. To increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by introducing interesting informational content dealing with world geography and history. To acquaint viewers with new vocabulary associated with foreign lands and world events.

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