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

FRN:
0022238810
File Number:
CPR-149498
Submit Date:
01/08/2014
Call Sign:
WSTR-TV
Facility ID:
11204
City:
CINCINNATI
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2013

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 MNT
Nielsen DMA Cincinnati
Web Home Page Address www.star64.tv

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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? No

Digital Core Programs(7)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Advenures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays / 7:30-8AM (10/4/13 - 12/27/13)
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. Renown animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna and he spends time with nature's creatures and various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays / 7:30-8AM (10/1/13 - 12/31/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Eco Company focuses on the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team finds out about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The ETeam profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally each week the show will provide practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Each episode employs Eco Company "members" or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. Program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7:30-8AM (10/5/13 - 12/28/13)
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 show guides young people to potential career paths. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" Program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays / 7:30-8AM (10/3/13 - 12/26/13)
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. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" addresses issues of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in ares of specific need. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" combines exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. Program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays / 7:30-8AM (10/2/13 - 12/25/13)
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. Program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays / 7:30-8AM (10/7/13 - 12/30/13)
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. Wild About Animals spans the globe to bring viewers fascinating stories. This series is produced with the objective to educate and inform children by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the worlds most fascinating animals, such as the march of the penguins in the Arctic, a safari to Africa, or the Australian Outback. Program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7-7:30AM (10/5/13 - 12/28/13)
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, 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. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Program aired on main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Scott Denney
Address 5177 Fishwick Drive
City Cincinnati
State OH
Zip 45216
Telephone Number 513-841-4648
Email Address sadenney@deerfieldmedia.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. WSTR strives to assist the community by airing a variety of programs in standard program lengths (a minimum of three hours weekly), which provides both the educational and informational needs of children. We believe these programs have unlimited value. During the past quarter, WSTR telecast numerous public service announcements aimed at children 16 years of age and under. We also air on a regular basis PSAs provided to us by the Ad Council and Drug Free America, which are geared toward children. Our PSAs are designed for a general audience, but also serve children 16 years of age and under. WSTR/Star64 also airs a local community affairs program, "Cincinnati Issues" every Sunday at 6:30am. This program features local communinity leaders discussing a variety or topics that affect our viewers, including children 16 years of age and under.

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays / 7:30-8AM
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. Reknown animal expert, Jack Hanna, travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures & various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal & their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models & pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Mr. Hanna's journeys include Alaska where he observed brown bears & the effect of declining salmon runs on the brown bear population, the Great Barrier Reef to explore its development, and to a farm for exotic animals located in Missouri where wildlife preservation & history come together. Program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays / 7:30-8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals spans the globe to bring viewers fascinating stories. This series is produced with the objective to educate and inform children by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the worlds most fascinating animals, such as the march of the penguins in the Arctic, a safari to Africa, or the Australian Outback. Program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays / 7:30-8AM
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. Program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays / 7:30-8AM
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. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" addresses issues of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in ares of specific need. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" combines exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. Program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays / 7:30-8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Eco Company focuses on the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team finds out about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The ETeam profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally each week the show will provide practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Each episode employs Eco Company "members" or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. Program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays / 7:30-8AM
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 show guides young people to potential career paths. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" Program airs on main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satudays / 7-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, 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. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Program airs on main digital stream.

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.

Deerfield Media (Cincinnati) Licensee, LLC


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