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

FRN:
0009562265
File Number:
CPR-126436
Submit Date:
01/09/2012
Call Sign:
WCIU-TV
Facility ID:
71428
City:
CHICAGO
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Chicago
Web Home Page Address www.wciu.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 672.0
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: 14.0
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(23)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 23) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 11 - 11:30AM
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. PETS.TV provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything pets. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 23) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA:10 - 10:30AM
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. Marty Stouffer's WILD AMERICA is the first and only Wildlife & Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 23) Response
Program Title CPS SPORTS (WWME)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
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. CPS SPORTS targets high school students and is being produced in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Education. The Chicago Public School Sports Program focuses on the development of athletes at all skill levels, training and certification of coaches, championship competition and sportsmanship.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 23) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (26.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
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 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 23) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle are three multi-talented rock stars who are always singing, dancing and learning from each other. They are the ultimate rock and roll band. Join them as they hang out and pratice their song and dance routines in the coolest rehearsal space imaginable. The DOODLEBOPS will get kids twisting, turning, bopping and learning with their upbeat energetic music and funny stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 23) Response
Program Title DINO SQUAD (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 11 - 11:30AM & 11:30AM - 12PM**
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. ** This show began 12/03 and ran through the end of the quarter. DINO SQUAD is about what happens when five quirky teens suddenly gain powers to tranform into Dinosaurs, while their wise and mysterious teacher, Mrs. Moyniha, guides them while they work together demonstrating their unique abilities to protect the Earth. Meanwhile, an anthropomorphic Velociraptor, a transforming half-human, half dinosaur corporate executive, is creating mutant-saurs in his effort to accelerate Global Warming... and yes they still have to get their homework done.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 23) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (WMEU)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M - F, 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 23) Response
Program Title CPS SPORTS SHOW (WCUU)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CPS SPORTS targets high school students and is being produced in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Education. The Chicago Public School Sports Program focuses on the development of athletes at all skill levels, training and certification of coaches, championship competition and sportsmanship.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 23) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101 (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? This show is aimed at teens and introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects directors, they have them all.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 23) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT (WWME)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EDGEMONT revolves around relationships - dating, family, friendship, power games and trust. It's high school in all of its glory or gruesome details. It's a world full of decisions and dilemmas: an unplanned pregnancy, the school bully, a trip out of the closet, school as a single Mom. It's also a world of fun, freedom, gossip, parties and junk food.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 23) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (thisTV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 9 - 9:30AM;
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 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 23) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The DOODLEBOPS and their fans explore the world of the Doodlenet on their magical tour bus. Deedee, Rooney, and Moe Doodle help their fans, and themselves, solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun new destinations. Want to visit a gigantic water park for a day to conquer your fear of swimming? No problem. Ready to travel into a giant's mouth to see why you should brush your teeth? Hold on tight.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 23) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 10:30 - 11AM
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. In each episode, cameras follow Jarod Miller, to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the seas with curiosity. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 23) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 12 - 12:30PM;
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. In each episode, cameras follow Jarod Miller, to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the seas with curiosity. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 23) Response
Program Title THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 10 - 10:30AM & 10:30 - 11AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This fully animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry which parents worldwide rely on to teach valuable lessons. Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 23) Response
Program Title DISTANT ROADS (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M: 7 - 7:30AM;*
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 ran 10/03 - 10/17/11. DISTANT ROADS takes the viewer through an informative and scenic tour of our country's most treasured locations, rich with history and diverse culture. Each week, traveling in the most modern and state-of-the-art motor homes, DISTANT ROADS presents a close-up and personal tour of these locales and their historical significance, as well as their current day characteristics and influence on our country.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 23) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 9:30 - 10AM
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosities are everywhere in BUSYTOWN and so are Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo plus Pig Will and Pit Won't. Each episode is an innovative blend of humor and learning based around six unforgettable friends and many other colorful characters from the amazing world of Richard Scarry's books.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 23) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 11:30AM - 12PM
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. DOG TALES includes dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. This show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 23) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (WWME)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 7 - 7:30AM, 7:30 - 8AM, 8 - 8:30AM, 8:30 - 9AM;
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 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 23) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (WMEU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
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. ANIMAL RESCUE showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 23) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7:30 - 8AM
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. DRAGONFLY highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific displines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 23) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TU-F: 7 - 7:30AM/M-F: 7 - 7:30AM*
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 62
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. *For the first three weeks it ran Tu-F, then on 10/24 it began running M-F, through the end of the quarter. In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 23) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 7 - 7:30AM
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a Discovery Kids program. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been e-mailed in by viewers.
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 (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WMEU-CA
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 48
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: M - F, 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Number of Preemptions: 0
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WWME-CA
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 23
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SU: 7-7:30AM, 7:30-8AM, 8-8:30AM, 8:30-9AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Number of Preemptions: -1
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Date Time

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 Cassandra M. Mellor
Address 26 No. Halsted Street
City Chicago
State IL
Zip 60661
Telephone Number 312-705-2602
Email Address cmellor@wciu.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 (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT (WWME)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 9 - 9:30AM & 9:30 - 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. EDGEMONT revolves around relationships - dating, family, friendship, power games and trust. It's high school in all of its glory or gruesome details. It's a world full of decisions and dilemmas: an unplanned pregnancy, the school bully, a trip out of the closet, school as a single Mom. It's also a world of fun, freedom, gossip, parties and junk food.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (digital, 26.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title DINO SQUAD (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 11 - 11:30AM & 11:30AM - 12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. DINO SQUAD is about what happens when five quirky teens suddenly gain powers to tranform into Dinosaurs, while their wise and mysterious teacher, Mrs. Moyniha, guides them while they work together demonstrating their unique abilities to protect the Earth. Meanwhile, an anthropomorphic Velociraptor, a transforming half-human, half dinosaur corporate executive, is creating mutant-saurs in his effort to accelerate Global Warming... and yes they still have to get their homework done.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (digital WMEU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 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. ANIMAL RESCUE showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (digital, thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA:10 - 10:30AM & 10:30 - 11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This fully animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry which parents worldwide rely on to teach valuable lessons. Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Young audiences love to sing and laugh along as Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm make their way through the day. Always concerned for each other, the residents of Busytown make time for a song and a smile.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 9:00 - 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The DOODLEBOPS and their fans explore the world of the Doodlenet on their magical tour bus. Deedee, Rooney, and Moe Doodle help their fans, and themselves, solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun new destinations. Want to visit a gigantic water park for a day to conquer your fear of swimming? No problem. Ready to travel into a giant's mouth to see why you should brush your teeth? Hold on tight.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (digital, 26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 12 - 12:30PM
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. In each episode, cameras follow Jarod Miller, to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the seas with curiosity. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES (digital, thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 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. BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - Curiosities are everywhere in Busytown and so are Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo plus Pig Will and Pig Won't. Each episode is an innovative blend of humor and learning based around six unforgettable friends and many other colorful characters from the amazing world of Richard Scarry's books. Viewers follow the friends as they scour Busytown looking for the answer to the episode's mystery.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101 (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 9 - 9:30AM
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. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? This show is aimed at teens and introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects directors, they have them all.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES (digital, WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F: 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title CPS SPORTS (digital, WWME)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 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. CPS SPORTS targets high school students and is being produced in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Education. The Chicago Public School Sports Program focuses on the development of athletes at all skill levels, training and certification of coaches, championship competition and sportsmanship.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (digital, WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 10 - 10:30PM
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. Marty Stouffer's WILD AMERICA is the first and only Wildlife & Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist 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 nature first-hand. WILD AMERICA is a series that families can enjoy together.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (digital 26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a Discovery Kids program. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been e-mailed in by viewers.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (digital, WMEU)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M - F, 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (digital, 26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 11 - 11:30AM
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. PETS.TV provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything pets. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets.
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY (digital 26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 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. DRAGONFLY highlights children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific displines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (digital WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 10:30 - 11AM
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. In each episode, cameras follow Jarod Miller, to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the seas with curiosity. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 9:30 - 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle are three multi-talented rock stars who are always singing, dancing and learning from each other. They are the ultimate rock and roll band. Join them as the hang out and pratice their song and dance routines in the coolest rehearsal space imaginable. The DOODLEBOPS will get kids twisting, turning, boping and learning with their upbeat energetic music and funny stories.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (digital, thisTV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 9 - 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title CPS SPORT SHOW (digital WCUU)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 10 - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CPS SPORTS targets high school students and is being produced in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Education. The Chicago Public School Sports Program focuses on the development of athletes at all skill levels, training and certification of coaches, championship competition and sportsmanship.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (digital, WWME)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 7 - 7:30AM, 7:30 - 8AM, 8 - 8:30AM, 8:30 - 9AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (digital, 26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 11:30AM - 12:00PM
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. DOG TALES includes dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. This show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting dogs. This weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.

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