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

FRN:
0005005079
File Number:
0000038158
Submit Date:
01/08/2018
Call Sign:
WMFD-TV
Facility ID:
41893
City:
MANSFIELD
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2017

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

MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.

Doing Business As: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.

Robert Meisse

2900 PARK AVENUE WEST

MANSFIELD, OH 44906

United States

+1 (419) 529-5900

RobM@wmfd.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Anne Goodwin Crump

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, P.L.C.

1300 N. 17TH STREET

ELEVENTH FLOOR

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0400

Crump@FHHLAW.COM

Legal Representative

W. Jeffrey Reynolds

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

DU TREIL, LUNDIN & RACKLEY, INC.

201 Fletcher Avenue

SARASOTA, FL 34237

United States

+1 (941) 329-6000

JEFF@DLR.COM

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Cleveland-Akron (Canton)
Web Home Page Address www.wmfd.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 4.5
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 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: 14.0
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 1:00 p.m., Main Digital; Monday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" profiles the top national & local college, high school and youth sports talent, providing an in-depth "story telling" look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" will inspire and set a peer-to-peer example for today's teens.
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 Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 1:30 p.m., Main Digital; Saturday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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 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 serves the educational and informational needs of children with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.
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 Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., 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
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" showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
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 Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 3:30p.m., Digital 68.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The host, as well as two different teens, travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. AWESOME ADVENTURES is designed to educate, inform and entertain children about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land.
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 Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 1:00 p.m., Main Digital
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL SCIENCE looks not only at the behavior of animals, but also looks at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. ANIMAL SCIENCE uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures.
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 Wimzie's House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 7:00 a.m., Digital 68.3, Beginning November 1, 2017
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 61
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WIMZIES HOUSE is a puppet based half hour TV series featuring Wimzie a little girl monster who lives with her parents, grandma and baby brother and her friends who come over the day. Each story is a complete dramatic episode and the stories feature the puppet characters in situations with themes that are important to the development of young children. Each show has songs which reinforce these themes. In addition to the main story, each show opens with one of the puppet characters introducing himself or herself in a brief video bio. Each show ends with two short segments. One is called Wimzies Reflections. These one minute pieces feature Wimzie in her pajamas and ready for bed with one of the grownup puppet characters. In the reflection Wimzie reviews something that happened during the day and is guided by the grown up to an understanding of that shows theme. The second short segment, which comes after the credits, is called Tips. In these 30 second segments the puppet children offer tips on the following issues nap time, talking without permission, hitting, no means no, inside and outside voices, excluding others, answering the phone, answering the door, eating too fast, crossing the street, dealing with strange animals, saying you are sorry, sneezing, brushing your teeth and washing your hands.
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 Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 1:00 p.m., 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
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. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" focuses on global, social, educational, and wellness issues around the world. It presents in-depth interviews involving Elizabeth travel and the people she meets along the way. Elizabeth and friends volunteer in areas of special need, from feeding the hungry in Kenya to fitting hearing-impaired children with hearing aids in Vietnam, which promotes social consciousness.
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 Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 1:30 p.m., 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
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. "Live Life & Win" is designed to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts; school and sports; exercise and nutrition; and health and wellness. The series will also promote social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism.
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 Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. The program also provides safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats.
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 The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 7:30 a.m., Digital 68.3, Beginning November 1, 2017
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 61
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures is an animated half hour childrens TV series that employs the fun and fascinating world wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter nonstop delight along with nonstop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach valuable learning to learn skills, centering on discovery, investigation and analysis, associated personal character and prosocial attitudes and intriguing core knowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
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 Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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 concept for "Real Life 101" is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
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 Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. "Dragonfly TV" highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. 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. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
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 Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 1:30p.m., Main Digital
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Viewers meet people who actually love their jobs in this childrens series dedicated to prolific professionals. Career Day clocks in for the day with all types of vocations, from a circus choreographer to a cake decorator and a DJ to a doll designer. Viewers learn about what each profession entails from the professionals themselves.
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 Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., 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
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. "Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition" provides its target age group with behind-the-screen background and techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession.
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 Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 1:00 p.m., 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
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 serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
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 Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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. This inspiring series profiles kids across America who are making a real difference in their communities and the country. Young athletes, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, writers and artists discuss their motivations, goals and early success.
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 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 8:30 a.m., Digital 68.3, Beginning November 1, 2017
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 61
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Busy World of Richard Scarry is a television adaption of Richard Scarrys hundreds of original stories and his wonderfully colorful characters. Each half hour episode are made up of 3 stories, 2 of which are set in BUSYTOWN, the living, working, and playing place of Richard Scarry characters, while the third story is from Richard Scarrys BUSY BUSY WORLD featuring international characters as they appeared in the original stories. Each episode features an original song. The 3 stories are separated by two 1 minute educational interstitials, hosted by Lowly, the series Spokesworm, who demonstrates How Things Work in one interstitial, and important tips on How To Be Safe in the other.
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 Kelly Bauer
Address 2900 Park Avenue West
City Mansfield
State OH
Zip 44906
Telephone Number (419) 529-5900
Email Address kellyb@wmfd.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.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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 host, as well as two different teens, travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. AWESOME ADVENTURES is designed to educate, inform and entertain children about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., 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. "Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition" provides its target age group with behind-the-screen background and techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., 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. "Dog Tales" showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 1:00 p.m., 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. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" focuses on global, social, educational, and wellness issues around the world. It presents in-depth interviews involving Elizabeth travel and the people she meets along the way. Elizabeth and friends volunteer in areas of special need, from feeding the hungry in Kenya to fitting hearing-impaired children with hearing aids in Vietnam, which promotes social consciousness.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. "Dragonfly TV" highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. 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. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 1:30 p.m., 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. "Live Life & Win" is designed to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts; school and sports; exercise and nutrition; and health and wellness. The series will also promote social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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 concept for "Real Life 101" is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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 inspiring series profiles kids across America who are making a real difference in their communities and the country. Young athletes, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, writers and artists discuss their motivations, goals and early success.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Wizmie's House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 7:00 a.m., Digital 68.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 90
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WIMZIES HOUSE is a puppet based half hour TV series featuring Wimzie a little girl monster who lives with her parents, grandma and baby brother and her friends who come over the day. Each story is a complete dramatic episode and the stories feature the puppet characters in situations with themes that are important to the development of young children. Each show has songs which reinforce these themes. In addition to the main story, each show opens with one of the puppet characters introducing himself or herself in a brief video bio. Each show ends with two short segments. One is called Wimzies Reflections. These one minute pieces feature Wimzie in her pajamas and ready for bed with one of the grownup puppet characters. In the reflection Wimzie reviews something that happened during the day and is guided by the grown up to an understanding of that shows theme. The second short segment, which comes after the credits, is called Tips. In these 30 second segments the puppet children offer tips on the following issues nap time, talking without permission, hitting, no means no, inside and outside voices, excluding others, answering the phone, answering the door, eating too fast, crossing the street, dealing with strange animals, saying you are sorry, sneezing, brushing your teeth and washing your hands.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 1:00 p.m., 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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. The program also provides safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 1:30 p.m., 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. Viewers meet people who actually love their jobs in this childrens series dedicated to prolific professionals. Career Day clocks in for the day with all types of vocations, from a circus choreographer to a cake decorator and a DJ to a doll designer. Viewers learn about what each profession entails from the professionals themselves.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 1:00 p.m., Main Digital; Monday, 3:30 p.m., Digital 68.2
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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" profiles the top national & local college, high school and youth sports talent, providing an in-depth "story telling" look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" will inspire and set a peer-to-peer example for today's teens.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 8:30 a.m., Digital 68.3.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 90
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 Busy World of Richard Scarry is a television adaption of Richard Scarrys hundreds of original stories and his wonderfully colorful characters. Each half hour episode are made up of 3 stories, 2 of which are set in BUSYTOWN, the living, working, and playing place of Richard Scarry characters, while the third story is from Richard Scarrys BUSY BUSY WORLD featuring international characters as they appeared in the original stories. Each episode features an original song. The 3 stories are separated by two 1 minute educational interstitials, hosted by Lowly, the series Spokesworm, who demonstrates How Things Work in one interstitial, and important tips on How To Be Safe in the other.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 7:30 a.m., Digital 68.3.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 90
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures is an animated half hour childrens TV series that employs the fun and fascinating world wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter nonstop delight along with nonstop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach valuable learning to learn skills, centering on discovery, investigation and analysis, associated personal character and prosocial attitudes and intriguing core knowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 1:00 p.m., 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. ANIMAL SCIENCE looks not only at the behavior of animals, but also looks at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. ANIMAL SCIENCE uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures.
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Program Title Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 1:30 p.m., Main Digital; Saturday, 3:30p.m., Digital 68.2
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. Biz Kids serves the educational and informational needs of children with its program content, including the importance of understanding the economy and basic business principles. The series features teens starting their own businesses, actively solving problems and developing important life skills.

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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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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.

Kelly Bauer

Program Director


01/08/2018

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