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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-121040
Submit Date:
07/01/2011
Call Sign:
WKRG-TV
Facility ID:
73187
City:
MOBILE
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/01/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2011

General Information

Section Question Response
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 CBS
Nielsen DMA Mobile-Pensacola
Web Home Page Address http://www.wkrg.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 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 8.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8:30-9am
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. This program's 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 American celebrity status atheletes 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Traveling Trio
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8-8:30am
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Traveling Trio is an adventure-filled educational series hosted by three siblings; ten-year old Olivia and her eight-year old twin brothers, Ingram and Everett. The children present the geography, history, language and culture of exciting destinations as they visit both famous landmarks and off-thebeaten-path attractions. The series is designed for children (age 8-12) who are open to learning about the world. This includes children who enjoy learning about nature, animals, science, art, history and geography. These kids are looking to learn while being entertained.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Weds 8-8:30am
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids Adventures has compelling content that works across cultures and 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 (4 of 18) Response
Program Title XIS (DT 27.2)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED 10-10:30am, 10:30-11am, 11-11:30am and 11:30-12n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. XIS is a show designed for kids 6 to 12 and under that features Dr. Bill Wellnitz (known as Weather Wellnitz in the show), Professor, Augusta State University and Director, Georgia Science Olympiad. During the show, Dr. Wellnitz performs safe but exciting experiments that have a visual impact on children and adults. Most of the experiments are simple and can be repeated at home with minimal to no adult supervision. The program was created to challenge and entertain children while educating them on the fun facts of science.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30-10am
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title HORSELAND - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8-8:30am
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends (DT 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs 8-8:30am
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. Guardian Angels and their nemesis The Devils that are practicing to become Guardian Devils. Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life. The multi-ethnic angels serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the right to say "no,' the meaning of heroism, bullying and other issues of particular concern to young teens
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-10:30am
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 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a real child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem, with important life lessons imparted in the process. Each episode reinforces the lesson through a musical interlude that encapsulates the educational message. Specific educational objectives of the program include encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative, and providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title TROLLZ
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-10:30am
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TROLLZ is an animated series about five teenage girls growing up in a magic and colorful world, who live by the credo B.F.F.L. - Best Friends for Life. The magic in their lives is interwoven into real-world type experiences through which they learn to engage in problem solving, creative thinking, and cooperative strategy skills. The series also provides an opportunity for the five girls to learn how to cope with some of the social and emotional issues of self-esteem relating to physical features and other personal attributes, emerging friendships and peer-group relationships, and other experiences found in Trollzopolis. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Weather 101 for Kids (DT 27.2)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 9-9:30am, 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Targeting kids 6 to 12, WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS explains various aspects of weather including the meaning of so many different and sometimes confusing words like dew point, humidity, temperature, wind speed, pressure, etc. Various meteorologists explain how satellites and computers are used to develop a weather forecast and the importance of science and math for those who want to make weather forecasting a career. A lot of safety tips are provided so kids know what to do in case of a weather emergency like thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes, hurricanes, flooding, etc. (For example: During flooding if the water is at an unknown depth or the speed of the water is unknown, then follow the motto "Turn around, don't drown.")
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title BETA Records (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Weds 8:30-9am
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. 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 (12 of 18) Response
Program Title In the Zone DT 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8-8:30am
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. 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 (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild America DT 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 8:30-9am
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Marty Stouffer's Wild America is the first and only Wildlife and Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalists Marty Stouffer, the Series features footage of Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fish and Insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of wildlife in America.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Ariel & Z0ey & Eli Too
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:30-9am
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. AZE2 introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel & Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans and Eli ,akes them laugh. They interview famous people, make cupcakes with famous chefs and perform their signiture songs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs 8:30-9am
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. Mustard Pancakes presents a show for children that is as unique and captivating as its name. From the beautifully cozy sets and warm, fun-loving characters to the artful storytelling and enchanting songs by Courtney Campbell, the show will delight children while delivering a simple, pointed message about learning to be a positive part of the world around them. Mustard Pancakes also sets itself apart from other educational childrens programs by the distinctive and well-executed curriculum. The introduction and discussion of the life problem or situation in each episode is perfectly simple for the target audience. The show sticks to one, very obvious idea and resolves the dilemma with the learning of a straightforward principle which young children can easily relate to and put into practice
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9-9:30am
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8-8:30am
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. Mustard Pancakes presents a show for children that is as unique and captivating as its name. From the beautifully cozy sets and warm, fun-loving characters to the artful storytelling and enchanting songs by Courtney Campbell, the show will delight children while delivering a simple, pointed message about learning to be a positive part of the world around them. Mustard Pancakes also sets itself apart from other educational childrens programs by the distinctive and well-executed curriculum. The introduction and discussion of the life problem or situation in each episode is perfectly simple for the target audience. The show sticks to one, very obvious idea and resolves the dilemma with the learning of a straightforward principle which young children can easily relate to and put into practice
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title HORSELAND - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30-9am
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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)?
Name of children's programming liaison Venetia Rainer
Address 555 Broadcast Drive
City Mobile
State AL
Zip 36606
Telephone Number 251-662-2904
Email Address vrainer@wkrg.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. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under." "The Station has terminated analog programming. The licensee's response to Question 7(b) therefore assumes that the Station's current main program stream serves as the equivalent to the Station's former analog channel."

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs 8:30-9am
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. Mustard Pancakes presents a show for children that is as unique and captivating as its name. From the beautifully cozy sets and warm, fun-loving characters to the artful storytelling and enchanting songs by Courtney Campbell, the show will delight children while delivering a simple, pointed message about learning to be a positive part of the world around them. Mustard Pancakes also sets itself apart from other educational childrens programs by the distinctive and well-executed curriculum. The introduction and discussion of the life problem or situation in each episode is perfectly simple for the target audience. The show sticks to one, very obvious idea and resolves the dilemma with the learning of a straightforward principle which young children can easily relate to and put into practice
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Traveling Trio
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Traveling Trio is an adventure-filled educational series hosted by three siblings; ten-year old Olivia and her eight-year old twin brothers, Ingram and Everett. The children present the geography, history, language and culture of exciting destinations as they visit both famous landmarks and off-thebeaten-path attractions. The series is designed for children (age 8-12) who are open to learning about the world. This includes children who enjoy learning about nature, animals, science, art, history and geography. These kids are looking to learn while being entertained.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title HORSELAND - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Weather 101 for Kids (DT 27.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 9-9:30am, 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. Targeting kids 6 to 12, WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS explains various aspects of weather including the meaning of so many different and sometimes confusing words like dew point, humidity, temperature, wind speed, pressure, etc. Various meteorologists explain how satellites and computers are used to develop a weather forecast and the importance of science and math for those who want to make weather forecasting a career. A lot of safety tips are provided so kids know what to do in case of a weather emergency like thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes, hurricanes, flooding, etc. (For example: During flooding if the water is at an unknown depth or the speed of the water is unknown, then follow the motto "Turn around, don't drown.")
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program's 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 American celebrity status atheletes 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.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title HORSELAND - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title In the Zone DT 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8-8:30am
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. 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.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title XIS (DT 27.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED 10-10:30am, 10:30-11am, 11-11:30am and 11:30-12n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
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. XIS is a show designed for kids 6 to 12 and under that features Dr. Bill Wellnitz (known as Weather Wellnitz in the show), Professor, Augusta State University and Director, Georgia Science Olympiad. During the show, Dr. Wellnitz performs safe but exciting experiments that have a visual impact on children and adults. Most of the experiments are simple and can be repeated at home with minimal to no adult supervision. The program was created to challenge and entertain children while educating them on the fun facts of science.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8-8:30am
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. Mustard Pancakes presents a show for children that is as unique and captivating as its name. From the beautifully cozy sets and warm, fun-loving characters to the artful storytelling and enchanting songs by Courtney Campbell, the show will delight children while delivering a simple, pointed message about learning to be a positive part of the world around them. Mustard Pancakes also sets itself apart from other educational childrens programs by the distinctive and well-executed curriculum. The introduction and discussion of the life problem or situation in each episode is perfectly simple for the target audience. The show sticks to one, very obvious idea and resolves the dilemma with the learning of a straightforward principle which young children can easily relate to and put into practice
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a real child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem, with important life lessons imparted in the process. Each episode reinforces the lesson through a musical interlude that encapsulates the educational message. Specific educational objectives of the program include encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative, and providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Weds 8-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids Adventures has compelling content that works across cultures and 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.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Ariel & Z0ey & Eli Too
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:30-9am
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. AZE2 introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel & Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans and Eli ,akes them laugh. They interview famous people, make cupcakes with famous chefs and perform their signiture songs.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild America DT 27.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Marty Stouffer's Wild America is the first and only Wildlife and Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalists Marty Stouffer, the Series features footage of Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fish and Insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of wildlife in America.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title TROLLZ
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TROLLZ is an animated series about five teenage girls growing up in a magic and colorful world, who live by the credo B.F.F.L. - Best Friends for Life. The magic in their lives is interwoven into real-world type experiences through which they learn to engage in problem solving, creative thinking, and cooperative strategy skills. The series also provides an opportunity for the five girls to learn how to cope with some of the social and emotional issues of self-esteem relating to physical features and other personal attributes, emerging friendships and peer-group relationships, and other experiences found in Trollzopolis. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title BETA Records (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Weds 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. 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.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends (DT 27.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs 8-8:30am
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. Guardian Angels and their nemesis The Devils that are practicing to become Guardian Devils. Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life. The multi-ethnic angels serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the right to say "no,' the meaning of heroism, bullying and other issues of particular concern to young teens

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