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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0002538445
File Number:
0000007618
Submit Date:
01/11/2016
Call Sign:
WXII-TV
Facility ID:
53921
City:
WINSTON-SALEM
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/11/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WXII HEARST TELEVISION INC.

Doing Business As: WXII HEARST TELEVISION INC.

P.O. BOX 1800

RALEIGH, NC 27602

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

mprak@brookspierce.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Mark J Prak

BROOKS, PIERCE, ET. AL.

PO Box 1800

Raleigh, NC 27602

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

MPRAK@BROOKSPIERCE.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC, METV
Nielsen DMA Greensboro-H.Point-W.Salem
Web Home Page Address www.wxii12.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 3.5
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: 5.0
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 Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10am and 10:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
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 Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Tree Fu Tom is a live action animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area, and has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind his home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of his woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him Big World magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socio emotional content, with examples that model being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish, and relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal.
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 Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2015-11-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 10am, 10:30am, 11am and 11:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13 to 16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with 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.
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 Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends, human puppets, and her Uncle, Mayor Milford Meanswell, navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating sports candy, aka fruits and vegetables, always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities that include playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazytown
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2015-10-31
Episode # LZT124
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazytown
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2015-10-10
Episode # LZT118
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am and 9:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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.
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 Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave, RRTD, is an animated show which puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Rolypods, enter the Spin Again transport vehicle and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the RolyPods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
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 Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna is a Brazilian animated series about 12 year old girl, Luna, who loves science and the outdoors. There is nothing she doesn't question, and she shares everything she learns with her little brother, Jupiter, her parents or her friend Alice, and Clyde, her pet ferret. In each episode Luna and her brother develop questions about whatever they find curious, e.g., "What goes on inside the snails' shell?" or "Why does a firefly blink?" In pursuit of answers, Luna, Jupiter and Clyde go off on an imaginary adventure to do their research. They transform into the object or creature they are studying so they can personally experience the answers to their questions. When the threesome is finished with the field trip Luna summarizes everything they have learned with a show and a song.
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 Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 10:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor team will be unique in television and have a great appeal to kids who will identify with and emulate them. This program will serve the audience in a way that will make a difference in their lives. It will insert the clear voice of the kid into the adult dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television. Emphasis is on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Caucasian male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers.
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 Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
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 Clangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Clangers is a beloved British series that was originally conceived by Oliver Postgate in 1969 and has been reconceived and invigorated by his son, Daniel Postgate. The show features the Clanger family, small mouse like creatures that live on Clanger Planet far away from Earth. The members of the family are presented with many unusual challenges that become the center of a dilemma that must be resolved within each episode. Strange visitors arrive out of nowhere and the Clangers have to figure out who and why they are on Clanger Planet. Sometimes they need to help or rescue someone who has become lost on the planet. Other times, they are trying to understand outer space, meteors and comets and eclipses of the sun or moon. Each member of the family has a forte', from playing music to knitting or gardening or inventing equipment that comes in handy for some of the problem solving that takes place.
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 Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:00am and 8:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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 to 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 C's, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion as well as the three R's.
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 Lisa Eldridge
Address 700 Coliseum Drive
City Winston-Salem
State NC
Zip 27106
Telephone Number (336) 703-6313
Email Address leldridge@hearst.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. Compliance with website rules are checked weekly. Since 1989, The More You Know has brought the nation's most important social issues to the forefront, and remains a trusted voice for sharing knowledge to improve lives and inspire action. The More You Know's comprehensive website, themoreyouknow.com, includes indepth resource and referral information on the campaign's important focus issues including HEALTH, fighting childhood obesity, encouraging nutrition and physical fitness, ENVIRONMENT, encouraging everyday actions that reduce environmental impact, EDUCATION, recruiting new teachers and promoting their long lasting impact, DIGITAL LITERACY AND INTERNET SAFETY, sharing online safety tips and information, DIVERSITY, embracing differences and promoting inclusion, tolerance and respect. Also featured on site is The More You Know Learning series' Growing Up Online, a free eBook on digital literacy and Internet Safety. Growing Up Online is an important tool to initiate conversation with children about online safety. The eBook is a media rich, two part learning resource that provides easy to use information about navigating the digital world in a unique and engaging way. Part one includes safety tips, discussion questions and key takeaways for parents and teachers. Part two features four entertaining video comic books for children, focused on real situations that come up when kids go online. Additional content on the site includes public service announcements, behind the scenes videos, a general overview, a talent directory, and a list of the campaign's accolades such as the prestigious Emmy and Peabody awards.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am eff 2/6/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Nina's World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela, grandmother. Her Tio, Uncle Javier, lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Clangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am thru 1/30/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. The Clangers is a beloved British series that was originally conceived by Oliver Postgate in 1969 and has been reconceived and invigorated by his son, Daniel Postgate. The show features the Clanger family, small mouse like creatures that live on Clanger Planet far away from Earth. The members of the family are presented with many unusual challenges that become the center of a dilemma that must be resolved within each episode. Strange visitors arrive out of nowhere and the Clangers have to figure out who and why they are on Clanger Planet. Sometimes they need to help or rescue someone who has become lost on the planet. Other times, they are trying to understand outer space, meteors and comets and eclipses of the sun or moon. Each member of the family has a forte', from playing music to knitting or gardening or inventing equipment that comes in handy for some of the problem solving that takes place.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am eff 2/6/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three-eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am thru 1/30/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am thru 1/30/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. Nina's World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela, grandmother. Her Tio, Uncle Javier, lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am and 11:30am (Multicast - METV)
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13 to 16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teenaged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with 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.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm thru 1/30/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. Earth to Luna is a Brazilian animated series about 12 year old girl, Luna, who loves science and the outdoors. There is nothing she doesn't question, and she shares everything she learns with her little brother, Jupiter, her parents or her friend Alice, and Clyde, her pet ferret. In each episode Luna and her brother develop questions about whatever they find curious, e.g., "What goes on inside the snails' shell?" or "Why does a firefly blink?" In pursuit of answers, Luna, Jupiter and Clyde go off on an imaginary adventure to do their research. They transform into the object or creature they are studying so they can personally experience the answers to their questions. When the threesome is finished with the field trip Luna summarizes everything they have learned with a show and a song.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:00am and 8:30am (Multicast - METV)
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 theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7 to 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 C's, curiosity, confidence, citizenship, compassion, as well as the three R's.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Clangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm eff 2/6/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. The Clangers is a beloved British series that was originally conceived by Oliver Postgate in 1969 and has been reconceived and invigorated by his son, Daniel Postgate. The show features the Clanger family, small mouse like creatures that live on Clanger Planet far away from Earth. The members of the family are presented with many unusual challenges that become the center of a dilemma that must be resolved within each episode. Strange visitors arrive out of nowhere and the Clangers have to figure out who and why they are on Clanger Planet. Sometimes they need to help or rescue someone who has become lost on the planet. Other times, they are trying to understand outer space, meteors and comets and eclipses of the sun or moon. Each member of the family has a forte', from playing music to knitting or gardening or inventing equipment that comes in handy for some of the problem solving that takes place.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am thru 1/30/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave, RRTD, is an animated show which puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Rolypods, enter the Spin Again transport vehicle and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the RolyPods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am and 10:30am (Multicast - METV)
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining onsite reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends, human puppets, and her Uncle, Mayor Milford Meanswell, navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating sports candy, aka fruits and vegetables, always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities that include playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Floogals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am eff 2/6/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Floogals is an animated show starring three space aliens, Fleeker, Flo and Boomer, who have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman, that's Floogal speak for human, the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multi step process of watching, listening, touching and note taking until they have figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am eff 2/6/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave, RRTD, is an animated show which puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Rolypods, enter the Spin Again transport vehicle and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the Rolypods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11:00am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor team will be unique in television and have a great appeal to kids who will identify with and emulate them. This program will serve the audience in a way that will make a difference in their lives. It will insert the clear voice of the kid into the adult dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television. Emphasis is on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Caucasian male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am and Sat 9:30am (Multicast - METV)
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. 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.

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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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Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Michelle Butt

General Manager


01/11/2016

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