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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-130048
Submit Date:
04/10/2012
Call Sign:
WCIX
Facility ID:
42116
City:
SPRINGFIELD
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2012

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 MyNetworkTV
Nielsen DMA Champaign-Spgfld-Decatur
Web Home Page Address www.illinoishomepage.net

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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
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. Made in Hollywood Teen Edition provides its target age groups of 13-16 with behind the scene background and techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. The content is to provide young people, growing and developing in urban and suburban American, a chance to see the richness and creativity it takes to be successful in film making performing, music and cinema arts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Passport To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
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. Passport to Explore provides CORE programming in the area of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited. Not only does the series present geographical and morays about the areas visited, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history. Passport to Explore uses the technique of near peer mentors i.e., children to teach other children. Each episode employs children who ask questions and experience first hand the experience of the topic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 a.m.
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. The mission of Teen Kids is to produce a weekly news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is educational as well as highly entertaining. the focus of this program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. This program serves the audience in a way that makes a real difference in their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories off a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
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 Real Life 101
List date and time rescheduled 01/28/2012 11:30 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-01-28
Episode # 01/28/2012 #169
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 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 provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth - the oceans. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and educators, Aqua Kids encourages children to take an active role in protecting the future of their communities and the world.
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 Aqua Kids
List date and time rescheduled 01/28/2012 12:00 Noon
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-01-28
Episode # 01/28/12 #09R
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animals facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to the 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
List date and time rescheduled 01/29/2012 9:30 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-01-28
Episode # 01/28/2012 #309
Reason for Preemption Other

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)? No
Name of children's programming liaison Coby Cooper
Address 509 S. Neil St.
City Champaign
State IL
Zip 61820
Telephone Number 217-373-3604
Email Address ccooper@wcia.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.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
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 series is based around Jack traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animals facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of our environment through his documented donations to the conservation efforts worldwide. The episodic content will certainly further the educational information needs of children 13-16.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
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. Aqua Kids provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth - the oceans. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and educators, Aqua Kids encourages children to take an active role in protecting the future of their communities and the world.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00 a.m.
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. The mission of Teen Kids is to produce a weekly news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is educational as well as highly entertaining. the focus of this program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. This program serves the audience in a way that makes a real difference in their lives.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Passport To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
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. Passport to Explore provides CORE programming in the area of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited. Not only does the series present geographical and morays about the areas visited, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history. Passport to Explore uses the technique of near peer mentors i.e., children to teach other children. Each episode employs children who ask questions and experience first hand the experience of the topic.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
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. Real Life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories off a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
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. Made in Hollywood Teen Edition provides its target age groups of 13-16 with behind the scene background and techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. The content is to provide young people, growing and developing in urban and suburban American, a chance to see the richness and creativity it takes to be successful in film making performing, music and cinema arts.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

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

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

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

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

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.


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