Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

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

FRN:
0027510742
File Number:
0000021127
Submit Date:
01/10/2017
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:
01/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2016

General Information

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

Applicant Information

Back to Top

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

Wes Hylton

61300 Ironwood Road

South Bend, IN 46614

United States

+1 (574) 231-5246

whylton@lesea.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

Back to Top
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

Back to Top
Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA New Orleans
Web Home Page Address www.whno.com

Digital Core Programming

Back to Top
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 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: 3.0
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(13)

Back to Top
Digital Core Program (1 of 13) 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 (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Pets in Paradise
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventure II
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, 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 in 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 deliver 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, ages 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 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

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 11am & 11:30am
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 (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Wild About Animals features host Mariette Hartley traveling the globe to deliver young viewers fascinating stories about animals around the world. This program takes children on an adventure around the globe as they learn about new species in destinations around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) 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 (7 of 13) 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 (8 of 13) 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 (9 of 13) 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 (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
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. Wild About Animals, which airs on our main digital station, features host Mariette Hartley traveling the globe to deliver young viewers fascinating stories about animals around the world. This program takes children on an adventure around the globe as they learn about new species in destinations around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Veggie Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 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 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 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 tow short animated stories that illustrate core values to children in an entertaining way. Stories are uninterrupted 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 (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Steal the Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa, 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas of music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel and Zoey and Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peternik. All aspects of the process are covered - creating the melody, writing the lyrics, creating harmonies, developing instrumentals and recording the son 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 need to 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 (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow, which airs on our main station, features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body. The band, cheerleaders, drill team, as well as both girls and boys athletic programs are highlighted on Sports Stars of Tomorrow creating a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. Education extends beyond the classroom. Extracurricular activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a "top level" performer in the sports arena. The program helps students realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

Back to Top

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

Back to Top

Liaison Contact

Back to Top
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 (11)

Back to Top
Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
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. Wild About Animals features host Mariette Hartley traveling the globe to deliver young viewers fascinating stories about animals around the world. Viewers meet people and animals across this globe trotting adventure as they broaden their knowledge of animal species and their habitats.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title The New Hoody Doody
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 11am & 11:30am
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 (3 of 11) 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 (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventure II
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 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 (5 of 11) 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 11) 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 (7 of 11) 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 (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 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 (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Steal the Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su, 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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas of music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel, Zoey and Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peternik. All aspects of the process are covered - creating the melody, writing the lyrics, creating harmonies, developing instrumentals and 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 need to 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 (10 of 11) 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 (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body. The band, cheerleaders, drill team, as well as both girls and boys athletic programs are highlighted on Sports Stars of Tomorrow creating a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. Education extends beyond the classroom. Extracurricular activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a "top level" performer in the sports arena. The program helps students realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination.

Certification

Back to Top
Question Response

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.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

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

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

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

Dean Powery

General Manager


01/10/2017

Attachments

No Attachments.