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

FRN:
0027510742
File Number:
0000012958
Submit Date:
07/11/2016
Call Sign:
WHNO
Facility ID:
37106
City:
NEW ORLEANS
State:
LA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/11/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2016

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

LeSEA Broadcasting of New Orleans, Inc.

Doing Business As: WHNO-TV 20/ LeSEA Broadcasting

Dean Powery

839 St. Charles Avenue

Suite 307

New Orleans, LA 70130

United States

+1 (504) 681-0120

dpowery@lesea.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Joseph C Chautin , III .

Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP

1080 West Causeway Approach

Mandeville, LA 70471

United States

+1 (985) 629-0777

jchautin@hardycarey.com

Legal Representative

Wes Hylton

Director of Engineering

LeSEA Broadcasting of New Orleans, Inc.

61300 Ironwood Road

South Bend, IN 46614

United States

+1 (571) 291-8200

whylton@lesea.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA New Orleans
Web Home Page Address www.whno.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 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 9am & 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Howdy Doody, which airs on our second digital channel, is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e. Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.) Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive qualities. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, HOWDY DOODY clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Issues such as bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 2. Responsibility is presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 3. Making choices in life, mastery of attachment and separation are emphasized in each episode.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 1:30pm
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 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. Think Big, which airs on our third digital channel, features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their own idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people. The program meets the definition of core programming because it follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Steal the Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10:30am
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 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. Steal the Show, which airs on our second digital channel, provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered - 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 12pm
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 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. Airing on our third digital channel and pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Dog Tales" airing on our third digital channel will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10am
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 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. Biz Kid$ is a national financial education initiative based on an Emmy Award-winning public television series about kids, money, and business. Using a clever blend of entertainment and education, each Biz Kid$ episode shows kids how to make and manage money by introducing concepts of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. To keep young viewers engaged, the series includes a fast-paced mix of direct education delivered by young actors, sketch comedies, animation, and stories featuring real life young entrepreneurs. The show is complemented by a resource rich website, lesson plans, outreach activities, and a monthly electronic newsletter.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9:30am
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 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. Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too (hereafter AZE2) provides CORE programming in the areas of music art and history. For example AZE2, introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. The music on the show is produced by Emmy Winner David Barrett make certain all music is tailored perfectly for kids and have a positive message about life. AZE2s central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons treating others with respect and kindness. They cite examples of working with the homeless with animal shelters and with the armed services. The AZE2 series is a childrens informational show hosted by three siblings twin girls Ariel and Zoey and their younger brother Eli. As hosts they entertain and inform their audience through song dance music and dialogue. Boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 16 years old will be interested in watching each episode to learn something new and pertinent to adolescent life including following dreams and setting goals. Character education is an integral part of academic education as well as family life. This show supports and encourages respect for others having integrity following directions putting forth best effort and taking responsibility which is a wonderful message for American youth. AZE2 is an upbeat fun diverse and entertaining childrens television series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects while keeping their interest. Although it is a show that young people will be drawn to on their own parents can watch it with their children and use it as a discussion platform for many important subjects.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 1:00pm
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 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. Airing on our third digital channel and pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, Missing serves the educational and instructional needs of children 13 to 16 with its programming content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to find missing kids.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 8:30am
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 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. Dog Tales, which airs on our main digital station, serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. And the show gives recommended reading lists about dogs and helps promote children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Pets in Paradise
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 11am
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 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. Pets in Paradise TV, which airs on our main digital channel, is a weekly television show that explores the relationship between humans and animals. From surfing pigs, to ducks living inside the house, rescued dogs, and dogs that rescue humans, we look at the remarkable connections people have with their pets in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Hawaii. Each week learn about these relationships and how they flourish in Paradise. The 30 minute show consists of compelling stories about people and their people and their pets, information about pet health care, tips on pet training and much more. The show's goal is to help nurture relationships between pet owners and their companions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 7am
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 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales, which airs on our main digital channel, DRAWS UPON CHARACTERS FROM STORIES WHICH USE BOTH LONG AND SHORT FORM MATERIALS TO PROVIDE SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL MESSAGES TO CHILDREN. NARRATED BY ANIMATED VEGGIES, BOB THE TOMATO AND LARRY THE CUCUMBER, THE SHOW TEACHES LIFE LESSONS THROUGH WIT AND HUMOR. EACH EPISODE CONTAINS ONE OF TWO SHORT ANIMATED STORIES THAT ILLUSTRATE CORE VALUES TO CHILDREN IN AN ENTERTAINING WAY. STORIES ARE INTERRUPTED WITH SILLY SONGS, USUALLY SUNG BY LARRY THE CUCUMBER THAT CONTAIN WHACKY LYRICS IN A CATCHY TUNE. EACH EPISODE ENDS WITH BOB AND LARRY REINFORCING THE LESSON LEARNED THROUGH THE STORIES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 11:30am
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 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. Biz Kid$ is a national financial education initiative based on an Emmy Award-winning public television series about kids, money, and business. Using a clever blend of entertainment and education, each Biz Kid$ episode shows kids how to make and manage money by introducing concepts of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. To keep young viewers engaged, the series includes a fast-paced mix of direct education delivered by young actors, sketch comedies, animation, and stories featuring real life young entrepreneurs. The show is complemented by a resource rich website, lesson plans, outreach activities, and a monthly electronic newsletter.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Pets in Paradise
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9:00am
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 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. Pets in Paradise TV, which airs on our second digital channel, is a weekly television show that explores the relationship between humans and animals. From surfing pigs, to ducks living inside the house, rescued dogs, and dogs that rescue humans, we look at the remarkable connections people have with their pets in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Hawaii. Each week learn about these relationships and how they flourish in Paradise. The 30 minute show consists of compelling stories about people and their people and their pets, information about pet health care, tips on pet training and much more. The show's goal is to help nurture relationships between pet owners and their companions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10:30am
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 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. Think Big, which airs on our main digital channel, features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their own idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people. The program meets the definition of core programming because it follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 12:30pm
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 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. Airing on our third digital network and Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour science series featuring real kids doing real science and investigating science on their own. The show explores every kind of science, from looking at the mysteries of the body to the power of tornadoes, in a highly entertaining and engaging way for chilcren. The series demonstrates practical applications of math and science with enjoyable hands-on projects. The show meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs teenagers by promoting critical thinking and problem solving skills. Young viewers see other teens like themselves investigating, dreaming and doing!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 11:30am
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 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. Missing serves the educational and instructional needs of children 13 to 16 with its programming content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to find missing kids.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 11:00am
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 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. Animal Rescue, which airs on our third digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series about compassionate individuals who come to the aid of animals in distress.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10am
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 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Aqua Kids, clearly meets the goal of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC. Aqua Kids, which airs on our second digital channel, provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Jennifer Nero
Address 839 St. Charles Ave.
City New Orleans
State LA
Zip 70130
Telephone Number (504) 681-0120
Email Address jnero@lesea.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. WHNO ceased analog transmission in the first quarter of 2009, making any reference to our analog signal void.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 10:30am
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. The program focuses on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens. Using a mix of strong financial tools, dynamic sketch comedy and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, the program provides important information for future success. Each episode includes math, language arts, social studies and important information about money and business. This program will air on the station's third digital channel.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10am
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. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increaseed ucational and informational programming for children on television, Aqua Kids, which airs on our second digital channel, clearly meets the goal of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Steal the Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10:30am
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. Steal the Show, which airs on our second digital channel, provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered - 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9:30am
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. Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too (hereafter AZE2), which airs on our second digital channel, provides CORE programming in the areas of music art and history. For example AZE2 introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. The music on the show is produced by Emmy Winner David Barrett make certain all music is tailored perfectly for kids and have a positive message about life. AZE2s central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons treating others with respect and kindness. They cite examples of working with the homeless with animal shelters and with the armed services. The AZE2 series is a childrens informational show hosted by three siblings twin girls Ariel and Zoey and their younger brother Eli. As hosts they entertain and inform their audience through song dance music and dialogue. Boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 16 years old will be interested in watching each episode to learn something new and pertinent to adolescent life including following dreams and setting goals. Character education is an integral part of academic education as well as family life. This show supports and encourages respect for others having integrity following directions putting forth best effort and taking responsibility which is a wonderful message for American youth. AZE2 is an upbeat fun diverse and entertaining children's television series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects while keeping their interest. Although it is a show that young people will be drawn to on their own parents can watch it with their children and use it as a discussion platform for many important subjects.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10:30am
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. Think Big, which airs on our main digital channel, features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their own idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people. The program meets the definition of core programming because it follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 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. Each episode of Dog Tales profiles a breed of dog; its history, popularity and characteristics. Viewers will learn the differences in dogs and how those differences affect their lives. Viewers are shown families who own particular breeds, how they interact with their dogs and how they are a valuable part of the family. Several dog experts explain the various dogs needs, health, nutrition requirements, safety and care. This program will air on the station's third digital channel.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Pets in Paradise
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 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. Pets in Paradise TV, which airs on our main digital channel, is a weekly television show that explores the relationship between humans and animals. From surfing pigs, to ducks living inside the house, rescued dogs, and dogs that rescue humans, we look at the remarkable connections people have with their pets in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Hawaii. Each week learn about these relationships and how they flourish in Paradise. The 30 minute show consists of compelling stories about people and their people and their pets, information about pet health care, tips on pet training and much more. The show's goal is to help nurture relationships between pet owners and their companions.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10am
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. Animal Rescue, which airs on our third digital channel, is a weekly half-hour series about compassionate individuals who come to the aid of animals in distress.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 8:30am
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. Dog Tales, which airs on our main digital station, serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. And the show gives recommended reading lists about dogs and helps promote children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 12:30pm
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program will air on the station's third digital channel
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 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. Missing serves the educational and instructional needs of children 13 to 16 with its programming content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to find missing kids.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. VEGGIE TALES, which airs on our main digital channel, is a show that draws upon characters from stories, which use both long and short-form materials to provide social-emotional messages to children. Narrated by animated veggies, Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, the show teaches life lessons through wit and humor. Each episode contains one or two short animated stories that illustrate core values to children in an entertaining way. Stories are interrupted with silly songs, usually sung by Larry the Cucumber, that contain whacky lyrics in a catchy tune. Each episode ends with Bob and Larry reinforcing the lesson learned through the stories.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 10am
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. Biz Kids, which airs on our main digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age, by educating children on all aspects of the business world. Included in the program are segments on the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses while they actively solve problems that crop up, while at the same time developing important life skills that help them not only in the business world, but in their everyday lives.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Veggie Tales - VEGGIE TALES, which airs on our second digital channel, is a show that draws upon characters from stories, which use both long and short-form materials to provide social-emotional messages to children. Narrated by animated veggies, Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber, the show teaches life lessons through wit and humor. Each episode contains one or two short animated stories that illustrate core values to children in an entertaining way. Stories are interrupted with silly songs, usually sung by Larry the Cucumber, that contain whacky lyrics in a catchy tune. Each episode ends with Bob and Larry reinforcing the lesson learned through the stories.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title The New Hoody Doody
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 9am & 9:30am
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. Howdy Doody, which airs on our second digital channel, is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e. Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.) Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children. In addition, both older children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive qualities. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, HOWDY DOODY clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Issues such as bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 2. Responsibility is presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 3. Making choices in life, mastery of attachment and separation are emphasized in each episode.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Pets in Paradise
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9a
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. "Pets in Paradise", which airs on our second digital channel, serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. Pets in Paradise acknowledges the deep affection between humans and their pets. The show consists of compelling stories about people and their pets, information about pet healthcare, tips on pet training, and much more. The show's goal is to help nurture relationships between pet owners and their companions. Each episode has a signature segment that are heartwarming and compelling. One episode might show how a service dog is raised from a puppy to helping someone in need, to an injured wild pig that becomes a family pet and even learns to surf.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 12pm
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 actual cases of missing individuals across the country. Assisted by local state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program has interviews with friends, family and investigators involved with the cases. The program emphasizes taking responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness. Each episode showcases safety tips, a safety quiz and an instructional message from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This program will air on the station's third digital channel.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 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. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program will air on the station's third digital channel

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I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Dean Powery

General Manager


07/11/2016

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