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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:
0015021157
File Number:
CPR-163605
Submit Date:
01/08/2015
Call Sign:
WCCU
Facility ID:
69544
City:
URBANA
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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 Champaign-Spgfld-Decatur
Web Home Page Address www.foxillinois.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am and 8:30am (10/4/14-12/27/14)
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the whys and hows that shaped a particular city or destination into the modern destination it is today. As the program delves into the people and past of the destination, the viewer has a new outlook on the location and is inspired to go there someday. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (10/4/15-12/27/14)
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. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (10/4/15-12/27/14)
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. State to State from Bellum Entertainment blends maps, history, and facts with eye-catching visuals and clever narratives that move quickly through some of the very interesting geography in our diverse country. (This program aired on the main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7am (10/5/15-12/28/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. This program is hosted by teens and used peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
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 Eco Company
List date and time rescheduled 10/25/14 @ 12:30 p.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/26/14/215
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (10/4/15-12/27/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life all combine to help her/him stand against those influences which could hurt him/her or others. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am and 9:30 am (10/4/14-12/27/14) and Sundays 7am and 7:30am (10/5/14-12/28/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am and 7:30am (10/4/14-12/27/14)
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. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (10/4/15-12/27/14)
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. This program shows the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize their goals in both life and the playing field are attainable with hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The program also provides in-depth, stories which reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Through these stories the viewer learns that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (10/4/15-12/27/14)
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. This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as, world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9 am, 9:30 am, 10 am and 10:30 am (10/5/14-12/28/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 program is centered around six teen friends who attend Bayside High School and explores social themes and coping strategies needed to make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for the viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream.)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (10/5/15-12/28/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to the viewers the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Also, each episode features a "Did you know?" segment, that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
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 Animal Exploration
List date and time rescheduled 10/25/14 @ 1:00 p.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/26/14/315
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Chrissy Bradley
Address 3003 Old Rochester Road
City Springfield
State IL
Zip 62703
Telephone Number 217-523-8855
Email Address cdbradley@sbgtv.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. We aired PSA's about texting while driving, abuse prevention, fatherhood involvement, autism awareness, children's oral health, and buzzed driving.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am and 7:30am (01/04/15-03/29/15)
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. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (01/03/15-03/28/15)
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. This program features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life all combine to help her/him stand against those influences which could hurt him/her or others. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (01/04/15-03/29/15)
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. Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to the viewers the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Also, each episode features a "Did you know?" segment, that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7am (01/04/15-03/29/15)
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. This program is hosted by teens and used peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (01/03/15-03/28/15)
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. This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as, world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am, 9:30am, 10am and 10:30am (01/04/15-03/29/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. This program is centered around six teen friends who attend Bayside High School and explores social themes and coping strategies needed to make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for the viewers as they deal with such issues as the death of a loved one, the right to say no, the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream.)
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (01/03/15-03/28/15)
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. This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am and 8:30am (01/04/15-03/29/15)
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. This program explores the whys and hows that shaped a particular city or destination into the modern destination it is today. As the program delves into the people and past of the destination, the viewer has a new outlook on the location and is inspired to go there someday. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title State to State
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (01/03/15-03/28/15)
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. State to State from Bellum Entertainment blends maps, history, and facts with eye-catching visuals and clever narratives that move quickly through some of the very interesting geography in our diverse country. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am and 9:30am (01/04/15-03/29/15)
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. In this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (01/03/15-03/28/15)
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. This program shows the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize their goals in both life and the playing field are attainable with hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The program also provides in-depth, stories which reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Through these stories the viewer learns that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. (This program will air on the main digital stream)

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

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