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

FRN:
0002538445
File Number:
0000012803
Submit Date:
07/08/2016
Call Sign:
WXII-TV
Facility ID:
53921
City:
WINSTON-SALEM
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2016
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

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 3.42
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, 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. Multicast Channel.
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 Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am (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. 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. Main Digital Channel.
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 Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # RTD123
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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. Noodle and Doodle, an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a double decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side kick, Doggity, is an ever faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal. Main Digital Channel.
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 Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 04/30/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-30
Episode # NAD105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 04/16/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-16
Episode # NAD103
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 04/09/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-09
Episode # NAD102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 05/07/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-07
Episode # NAD106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 04/02/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-04-02
Episode # NAD101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode # NAD109
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 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. Multicast Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 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 reinforces critical writing skills and shares positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four C's, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion, as well as the three R's. Multicast Channel.
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 Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am (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. 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. Main Digital Channel.
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 Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled 06/04/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # ATB123
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am (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. 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. Main Digital Channel.
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 Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # NNW103
Reason for Preemption Sports
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 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 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. Main Digital Channel.
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 06/12/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-05
Episode # EU1339
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled 05/22/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-15
Episode # EU1336
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 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 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. Multicast Channel.
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 Floogals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am (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. 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. Main Digital Channel.
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 Floogals
List date and time rescheduled 06/11/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-06-04
Episode # FGL101
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chica is a five year old chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny, and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin who sits in the window. In each episode, Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and interpersonal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure, a fantasy transformation to animation, where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills. Main Digital Channel.
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 The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 05/28/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-05-28
Episode # TCS109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison 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. One or more episodes of children's programming that was preempted during the quarter was not rescheduled. The Digital Core Programming Summary section of this report would not permit the station to include preemption reports for such unrescheduled preemptions, and FCC Staff has advised that no preemption report for such unrescheduled episodes is necessary. On April 2, this station aired core programs "Astroblast" and "The Chica Show" in reverse order. This situation was a result of a misfeed from the network. Under the circumstances, which were outside the control of the station, the station has counted both airings towards the core programming weekly average. 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, including the prestigious Emmy and Peabody awards.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) 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 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. Multicast Channel.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am thru 7/2/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am eff 7/9/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Floogals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am thru 7/2/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (5 of 15) 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, 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. Multicast Channel.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am thru 7/2/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (7 of 15) 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 8
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. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (8 of 15) 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 reinforces critical writing skills and shares positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four C's, curiosity, confidence, citizenship, compassion, as well as the three R's. Multicast Channel.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Chica is a five-year-old chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny, and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy-eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin who sits in the window. In each episode, Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and interpersonal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure, a fantasy transformation to animation, where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem-solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Floogals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am eff 7/9/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Terrific Trucks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am eff 7/9/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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. Terrific Trucks is a live action series that follows the exploits of five self driving, heavy-duty construction trucks. They include Tork, the dump truck, Stotz, the flatbed, Dug, the digger, Blinker, the mini-digger, and Sparky, the front-end loader. The trucks reside in a fully equipped truck yard/rock quarry and work as a team on various building projects that require planning, collaboration and implementation. Each truck brings specific skills to the group. They get challenging job assignments from Mr. Bill Board, a digital outdoor screen that outlines and diagrams the problem to be solved. By allocating the role each truck will perform during the project, the group merges those unique skills to fulfill their respective assignments. Unexpected problems that could compromise their success such as the weather, broken truck parts, or personal conflicts between the trucks are addressed and overcome so the job can be completed. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (12 of 15) 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. Multicast Channel.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am (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. Noodle and Doodle, an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a double decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side kick, Doggity, is an ever faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am thru 7/2/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. Multicast Digital Channel.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am eff 7/9/16 (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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. Multicast Digital Channel.

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07/08/2016

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