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

FRN:
0014361083
File Number:
CPR-121757
Submit Date:
07/07/2011
Call Sign:
WPXI
Facility ID:
73910
City:
PITTSBURGH
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2011

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Pittsburgh
Web Home Page Address www.wpxi.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 4.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title BETA Records (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30am (4/2/11-6/11/11)
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BETA Records TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture. Kids Cooking For Kids starring Michael Amos and Will Amos..Mike and Will are twin brothers, who love to eat. Their weekly TV show is based on experiences that began when the boys were only 5 years old. They want to share their love of cooking and eating, with as many kids as possible. Also, being able to cook is a great way for kids to contribute to the family, as well as giving them a sense of pride and accomplishment. Just as important, is the ability to help make the family budget go farther by encouraging everyone to eat at home more often. Eating out is fun, once in awhile, but it is expensive and harder to control your weight if you eat out too often. Eating a meal together is also a great way for family members to spend time together on a regular basis.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays from 8-11am & Sundays from 8-10am(6/18/11-UFN)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
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 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade, using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. An ensemble then takes these submissions and brings the stories to life with green screen as the back drop for the subject. This allows children to use different mediums to communicate ideas and learn that expression can be varied and creative. Green Screen Adventures also showcases the children's original artwork to develop an appreciation of art. The educational goals include encouraging children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading, helping students build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving, promoting character development as the cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect, and providing educators with innovative and entertaining ways to enhance student learning. In addition to academic skills, Green Screen Adventures focuses on the five C's: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Magic School Bus
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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 Magic School Bus is based on series of children's books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 4 to 9 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a socio-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
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 Magic School Bus
List date and time rescheduled 6/4/11 @ 8am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10am (4/2/11-6/11/11)
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pretty Raf, a young angel lives in Angel Town, the metropolis of the angels. Along with her best friends, Uria and Dolce, she attends a special class in school that will transform them into 100% Guardian Angels!!! This is why they are sent to Earth, accompanied in their mission by their respective mascots, tiny animals gifted with magical powers, but their task is pitted by the Devils, young devils that have to practice to become 100% Guardian Devils!!!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kid Adventures (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9am (4/2/11-6/11/11)
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids-this program aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title In The Zone (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8am (4/2/11-6/11/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Magic Johnson along with his friends [Karim Abdul-Jabbar, Carmelo Anthony, Kenny "The Jet" Smith, and many more] teach teens the importance of conditioning and education in order to master the intricacies of sports ranging from basketball, baseball, football, soccer, hockey, tennis, etc
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Shelldon
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Shelldon is a lighthearted series that aims to entertain while educating children about marine life. Set in the world of seashells, the show also informs kids on what they can do to help make the world a better and greener place.
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 Shelldon
List date and time rescheduled 6/4/11 @ 7:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kid Adventures (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7am (4/2/11-6/11/11)
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids-this program aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments. Aqua Kids-this program aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments. BETA Records TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Pearlie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Pearlie is an animated comedy series based on the children's book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 4-8 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
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 Pearlie
List date and time rescheduled 5/28/11 @ 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-05-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Babar
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting peoples privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the needs to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
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 Babar
List date and time rescheduled 6/4/11 @ 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-06-04
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. What kid hasnt brought home a stray dog, baby bird or a firefly in a jar? Willa, thats who. So far, this 9-year-old critter collector has adopted a giraffe, a couple elephants, an alligator and so many other exotic animals, theres barely room in Willas room for Willa! From the Creator of Oswald, Willas Wild Life is an enchanting series about a little girls unique home life that is sure to keep you in stitches and warm your heart. Willas Wild Life follows the adventures of a Willa, an unforgettable little girl who, like a young Lucy in I Love Lucy, finds herself in comic predicaments that only seem to escalate as she fumbles through solutions. But thanks to her loving and patient father, and her entire extended family of personality rich zoo animals, Willa manages to overcome her obstacles, learn a little something, and have a great time along the way. When theres a Willa there is a way!
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 Willa's Wild Life
List date and time rescheduled 5/28/11 @ 9am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-05-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8:30am (4/2/11-6/11/11)
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What motivates certain young people to excel, even in the face of lifes most difficult circumstances? What gives some teenagers the inspiration to stretch their athleticism to the very limit? The Real Winning Edge is a 26-week half-hour broadcast television program that introduces viewers to some of the most incredibly talented young people in America. But its more than a showcase for kids with exceptional talent and athleticism. Its about teenagers who have built character through their struggles with cancer or death of a loved one. Its about kids who came face to face with drug abuse and peer pressure without losing their focus on their goal. Through interviews and profiles, these remarkable young people provide honest answer about how they dealt with adversity in their lives. Each half-hour program includes three segments, each segment featuring the personal story of an outstanding young person. Their stories are introduced by an all-star team of high profile, professional athletes, including Jeff Gordon, Marina McBride, Albert Pujols, Matt Hasselbeck, Gail Devers, John Smoltz, Misty May-Treanor: and top names from extreme sports Tucker Hibbert, Kevin Windham, and Shaun Murray. The Real winning Edge is pure inspiration. It is a program that encourages young people to see beyond their own circumstances and realize they are not alone in their struggles. It is a program that instills confidence in teenagers who are reaching for their own dreams. It is a program that delivers a strong message of hope and optimism for the future of Americas youth. The Real Winning Edges purpose is to draw youth to the conclusions that right choices give one the winning edge in life. Each week the program profiles young achievers who are peer role models. These role models are introduced by the best of American celebrity status athlete and professionals who have also triumphed through challenges and adversity. Several topics/principles are taught in the series such as choosing love over prejudice, overcoming family tragedy, defeating substance abuse, and living by godly principles. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13 to 16 years olds), at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings proved to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild America (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30am (4/2/11-6/11/11)
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 60 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 key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American content, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. Each episode of the series will be specific to a particular animal. Topics will range from basic food gather, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals, and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30am (4/2/11-6/11/11)
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes features gifted sing/songwriter and childrens personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes, and Mo and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven Mustard Pancakes celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. In each episode, canine heroes Dash, Mags, GT, Strut, Stinkbert and Clutch will take kids on a high-speed racing adventure with an emphasis on friendship and teamwork. TCo-produced by CCI Ent., and animated by Huhu Studios, Turbo Dogs is based on the Racer Dogs book by Bob Kolar. The action is set in the town of Racerville, where a wacky, canine-based community shares a passion for motor sports. The series will aim to expose kids to the concepts of direction, distance and time, while reinforcing the importance of cooperation and fair play.
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 Turbo Dogs
List date and time rescheduled 4/16/11 @ 10am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-04-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Turbo Dogs
List date and time rescheduled 6/25/11 @ 10am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-06-25
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Turbo Dogs
List date and time rescheduled 5/28/11 @ 10am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-05-28
Episode #
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 Kimberly Connolly
Address 4145 Evergreen Road
City Pittsburgh
State PA
Zip 15214
Telephone Number 412-237-1183
Email Address kconnolly@wpxi.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. 1) WPXI ran crawls (on the week prior to sporting events/local programming events)letting viewers about the kids programming second homes as the line up would change on those days because of Sports/local programming. 2) Effective June 13th until further notice "Me-TV" (Memorable Entertainment Television) replaced RTV on our digital channel, 11.2. We air 5 hours of children's programming on Me-TV every week. 3) WPXI airs public service announcements that address, but are not limited to, the following topic categories: Children's Safety, Children's Educational Issues, Children's Health/Fitness, Drugs/Alcohol and Environment. These PSA's air quarterly. 4) WPXI airs local news and public affairs programming that contribute to children's educational and information needs, but are not limited to, the following topic categories: Education, Youth/Family and Health. 5)The Children's Television Act and the FCC's rules require that programming targeting children ages twelve and under may not contain more than 10.5 minutes of total commercial matter per clock hour on weekends and no more than 12.0 minutes of total commercial matter per clock hour on weekdays. In addition, children's programming may not direct viewers to an Internet website unless the website offers a substantial amount of bona fide program-related or other non-commercial content; the website is not designed "primarily" for commercial purposes (that is, e-commerce or advertising); the website's home page and other menu pages clearly distinguish between the website's commercial and noncommercial sections; and, the website page to which viewers are directed is not used for e-commerce, advertising, or other commercial purposes (that is, the page has no links labeled "store" or direct links to other pages with commercial material). Finally, neither children's programming nor commercials aired during children's programming may display Internet website addresses that direct viewers to Internet websites that utilize a program's characters to advertise, promote, or sell products or services. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies as follows: (i) the only programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that the station broadcast this quarter are disclosed in this report and (ii) the licensee fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits with respect to these programs. 6)On 6/12/2009 WPXI terminated analog operations therefore question 7b and 7c do not apply.

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Babar
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:30am
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. Based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting peoples privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the needs to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 1pm
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. In each episode, canine heroes Dash, Mags, GT, Strut, Stinkbert and Clutch will take kids on a high-speed racing adventure with an emphasis on friendship and teamwork. TCo-produced by CCI Ent., and animated by Huhu Studios, Turbo Dogs is based on the Racer Dogs book by Bob Kolar. The action is set in the town of Racerville, where a wacky, canine-based community shares a passion for motor sports. The series will aim to expose kids to the concepts of direction, distance and time, while reinforcing the importance of cooperation and fair play.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Pearlie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 12:30pm
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. Pearlie is an animated comedy series based on the children's book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 4-8 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ noon
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. What kid hasnt brought home a stray dog, baby bird or a firefly in a jar? Willa, thats who. So far, this 9-year-old critter collector has adopted a giraffe, a couple elephants, an alligator and so many other exotic animals, theres barely room in Willas room for Willa! When theres a Willa there is a way! From the Creator of Oswald, Willas Wild Life is an enchanting series about a little girls unique home life that is sure to keep you in stitches and warm your heart. Willas Wild Life follows the adventures of a Willa, an unforgettable little girl who, like a young Lucy in I Love Lucy, finds herself in comic predicaments that only seem to escalate as she fumbles through solutions. But thanks to her loving and patient father, and her entire extended family of personality rich zoo animals, Willa manages to overcome her obstacles, learn a little something, and have a great time along the way.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Shelldon
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30am
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. Shelldon is a lighthearted series that aims to entertain while educating children about marine life. Set in the world of seashells, the show also informs kids on what they can do to help make the world a better and greener place.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Magic School Bus
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11am
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. The Magic School Bus is based on series of children's books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 4 to 9 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a socio-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast 11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays from 8-11am & Sundays from 8-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 130
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade, using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. An ensemble then takes these submissions and brings the stories to life with green screen as the back drop for the subject. This allows children to use different mediums to communicate ideas and learn that expression can be varied and creative. Green Screen Adventures also showcases the children's original artwork to develop an appreciation of art. The educational goals include encouraging children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading, helping students build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving, promoting character development as the cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect, and providing educators with innovative and entertaining ways to enhance student learning. In addition to academic skills, Green Screen Adventures focuses on the five C's: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.

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