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

FRN:
0015050008
File Number:
CPR-133683
Submit Date:
10/03/2012
Call Sign:
WXCW
Facility ID:
61504
City:
NAPLES
State:
FL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/03/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2012

General Information

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Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Ft. Myers-Naples
Web Home Page Address www.cw6tv.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 4.0
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(22)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Jack Hanna's Into The Wild is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewers to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raised awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children conservation efforts worldwide. The episodic content will certainly further the educational information needs of children 13-16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 22) Response
Program Title CUBIX, ROBOTS FOR EVERYONE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In order to best develop the skills and values that will produce socially conscious and productive future adults, fostering social and emotional competencies in our children is crucial. Social and emotional skills such as confidence, courage, loyalty, teamwork and problem solving provide an important knowledge base upon which appropriate behaviors can be developed. Imaginary environments provide children with a safe mechanism to witness these pro-social behaviors. Cubix provides just such a framework. The series tackles life scenarios that commonly affect children today. The educational objectives of Cubix include the reinforcement of ageappropriate interpersonal skills, the development of self-confidence, courage and personal responsibility. Cubix exposes children to these lessons within an entertaining, non-threatening imaginary environment. The Botties and their robots tackle personal and community adversities in creative story lines. Within this framework, children can see age-appropriate problem-solving strategies and learn to model the appropriate behavior. Through the Botties experiences, viewers learn to overcome self-esteem and social competency issues, demonstrating to children that self-confidence, courage and resilience are necessary tools for problem solving and establishing good interpersonal relationships. Moreover, the characters inspire and promote altruistic behaviors, such as community participation, support, resilience, tolerance and leadership skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Edgemont is a television series that revolves around the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. The series targets 13-16 year-old viewers. Each 30 minute episode portrays the interactions between the students of AC McKinley Secondary School. The Program is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Dragonfly TV" is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight 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 (5 of 22) Response
Program Title TOOT & PUDDLE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Toot & Puddle is a story of exploration, both home and afar; it's a story about being yourself and being a friend. For ages 2-7, the series key educational and informational goals are to (1) encourage exploration and adventure, exciting kids about the world (2) to teach children about other cultures, including geography, music and history and (3) to provide age-appropriate problem solving and behavior for children to model how to be a good friend, how to be yourself and how to celebrate differences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Edgemont is a television series that revolves around the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. The series targets 13-16 year-old viewers. Each 30 minute episode portrays the interactions between the students of AC McKinley Secondary School. The Program is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program was designed to serve the education and information needs of children ages 6-11. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 22) Response
Program Title ARE WE THERE YET? WORLD ADVENTURE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals; (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program was designed to serve the education and information needs of children ages 6-11. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title MAMA MIRABELLA - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies is designed to promote preschool children's appreciation and understanding of animal life, and to foster their recognition of ways in which animals and human experiences are similar and different. For ages 2-6, the series has four educational and informational goals; (1) to foster understanding of animal customs and behaviors, (2) to encourage reflection on similarities and differences between their own lives and the animal lives, (3) to introduce preschool children to an array of different animals in the kingdom and enrich their ability to describe and communicate about them and (4) to motivate preschool children to appreciate the wonder and beauty of animals and animal life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 16 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Edgemont is a television series that revolves around the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. The series targets 13-16 year-old viewers. Each 30 minute episode portrays the interactions between the students of AC McKinley Secondary School. The Program is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title NOW EAT THIS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Now Eat This! With Rocco Dispirito is a different version of a cooking show different in that the emphasis is on families and changing a family's behavior and cooking culture with the goal of making the family's kids healthier. Families with children or families who want to change their caloric intake habits with the result of greater over all health are well served to watch the program. There are plenty of numbers and nutritional facts to accompany each family's nutritional makeover and the appeal to the 13-16 year-old audience lies in the immediate nature of food and the drive of curiosity to be smarter and better informed (especially to be the smartest in the family at meal times). The data on nutrition, including fat, carbohydrates, and calories, are presented hand drawn on an old-school slate and blackboard-a original and less intimidating way to present facts to an audience. The facts are reinforced by large graphics, which come in as alerts. This style of information matches the gentle but firm personality of host Rocco Dispirito who prods families in the gentlest of way reminding families consistently that children are an asset as well as a responsibility when it comes to food preparation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title THINK BIG
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled sUNDAY 10:00-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. 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 (14 of 22) Response
Program Title MAD ABOUT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Mad About provides CORE programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. Mad About explores being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. Mad About uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up the Mad About cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. The Mad About website that can be easily accessed by parents and educators providing a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It will also provide a listing of the days and times shows are aired on broadcasting stations through the USA. Advanced notice of programming will also be available to parents and consumers by the website.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title CHAT ROOM
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. ChatRoom focuses on the ever-changing issues for today's teens in a format that invites viewers to listen in on the conversation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title CUBIX, ROBOTS FOR EVERYONE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In order to best develop the skills and values that will produce socially conscious and productive future adults, fostering social and emotional competencies in our children is crucial. Social and emotional skills such as confidence, courage, loyalty, teamwork and problem solving provide an important knowledge base upon which appropriate behaviors can be developed. Imaginary environments provide children with a safe mechanism to witness these pro-social behaviors. Cubix provides just such a framework. The series tackles life scenarios that commonly affect children today. The educational objectives of Cubix include the reinforcement of ageappropriate interpersonal skills, the development of self-confidence, courage and personal responsibility. Cubix exposes children to these lessons within an entertaining, non-threatening imaginary environment. The Botties and their robots tackle personal and community adversities in creative story lines. Within this framework, children can see age-appropriate problem-solving strategies and learn to model the appropriate behavior. Through the Botties experiences, viewers learn to overcome self-esteem and social competency issues, demonstrating to children that self-confidence, courage and resilience are necessary tools for problem solving and establishing good interpersonal relationships. Moreover, the characters inspire and promote altruistic behaviors, such as community participation, support, resilience, tolerance and leadership skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title IGGY ARBUCKLE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are (1) motivate children's interest in nature; (2) introduce conservation ideas; (3) inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Edgemont is a television series that revolves around the everyday lives of teenagers in the fictitious suburban town of Edgemont. The series targets 13-16 year-old viewers. Each 30 minute episode portrays the interactions between the students of AC McKinley Secondary School. The Program is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. On The Spot boldly lays claim to a wide range of education and information topics: Transportation, Geography, Technology, Culture, Environment, Government, Money, Sports, Food, Art, History, Music, Science, Math, Health, and Language. Then, in the thirty-minute program that follows, it delivers the goods. It succeeds in making a program that is essentially information-based engaging to the targeted 13-18 year-old audience. It succeeds through the strategy of an extremely fast-paced presentation linked with eye-catching visuals, a pounding soundtrack, and an amazing array of information glued together by a genial, self amused narration. It is a perfect match for the 21st Century learner. The information comes at the viewer like potato chips you can't seem to take just one and it is impossible to put down the remote.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title PETS TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. This program exposes young viewers to diverse pets all over the world, teaching them how different cultures enjoy, care for and respect animals. Pets TV delivers and education and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 22) Response
Program Title ARE WE THERE YET? WORLD ADVENTURE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
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. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals; (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 22) Response
Program Title IGGY ARBUCKLE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are (1) motivate children's interest in nature; (2) introduce conservation ideas; (3) inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior.
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 Joseph Schwartzel
Address 2824 Palm Beach Blvd
City Fort Myers
State FL
Zip 33916
Telephone Number 239-338-4343
Email Address joe.schwartzel@mbimail.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. WXCW-TV added a D-2 Channel 8/13/2012. The D-2 is a MundoFOX station.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title ARE WE THERE YET? WORLD ADVENTURE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11:00am
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. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals; (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title MAD ABOUT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11:00am
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. Mad About provides CORE programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. Mad About explores being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. Mad About uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up the Mad About cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. The Mad About website that can be easily accessed by parents and educators providing a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It will also provide a listing of the days and times shows are aired on broadcasting stations through the USA. Advanced notice of programming will also be available to parents and consumers by the website.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title THINK BIG
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00-10:30am
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 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 (4 of 13) Response
Program Title MAMA MIRABELLA - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies is designed to promote preschool children's appreciation and understanding of animal life, and to foster their recognition of ways in which animals and human experiences are similar and different. For ages 2-6, the series has four educational and informational goals; (1) to foster understanding of animal customs and behaviors, (2) to encourage reflection on similarities and differences between their own lives and the animal lives, (3) to introduce preschool children to an array of different animals in the kingdom and enrich their ability to describe and communicate about them and (4) to motivate preschool children to appreciate the wonder and beauty of animals and animal life.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title IGGY ARBUCKLE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are (1) motivate children's interest in nature; (2) introduce conservation ideas; (3) inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program was designed to serve the education and information needs of children ages 6-11. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title CHAT ROOM
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10:00am
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. ChatRoom focuses on the ever-changing issues for today's teens in a format that invites viewers to listen in on the conversation.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title TOOT & PUDDLE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Toot & Puddle is a story of exploration, both home and afar; it's a story about being yourself and being a friend. For ages 2-7, the series key educational and informational goals are to (1) encourage exploration and adventure, exciting kids about the world (2) to teach children about other cultures, including geography, music and history and (3) to provide age-appropriate problem solving and behavior for children to model how to be a good friend, how to be yourself and how to celebrate differences.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title NOW EAT THIS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30-8:00am
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. Now Eat This! With Rocco Dispirito is a different version of a cooking show different in that the emphasis is on families and changing a family's behavior and cooking culture with the goal of making the family's kids healthier. Families with children or families who want to change their caloric intake habits with the result of greater over all health are well served to watch the program. There are plenty of numbers and nutritional facts to accompany each family's nutritional makeover and the appeal to the 13-16 year-old audience lies in the immediate nature of food and the drive of curiosity to be smarter and better informed (especially to be the smartest in the family at meal times). The data on nutrition, including fat, carbohydrates, and calories, are presented hand drawn on an old-school slate and blackboard-a original and less intimidating way to present facts to an audience. The facts are reinforced by large graphics, which come in as alerts. This style of information matches the gentle but firm personality of host Rocco Dispirito who prods families in the gentlest of way reminding families consistently that children are an asset as well as a responsibility when it comes to food preparation.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title ARE WE THERE YET? WORLD ADVENTURE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00-10:30am
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. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals; (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program was designed to serve the education and information needs of children ages 6-11. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title IGGY ARBUCKLE - 46.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am-12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are (1) motivate children's interest in nature; (2) introduce conservation ideas; (3) inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:00-7:30am
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. On The Spot boldly lays claim to a wide range of education and information topics: Transportation, Geography, Technology, Culture, Environment, Government, Money, Sports, Food, Art, History, Music, Science, Math, Health, and Language. Then, in the thirty-minute program that follows, it delivers the goods. It succeeds in making a program that is essentially information-based engaging to the targeted 13-18 year-old audience. It succeeds through the strategy of an extremely fast-paced presentation linked with eye-catching visuals, a pounding soundtrack, and an amazing array of information glued together by a genial, self amused narration. It is a perfect match for the 21st Century learner. The information comes at the viewer like potato chips you can't seem to take just one and it is impossible to put down the remote.

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