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

FRN:
0002710192
File Number:
CPR-141392
Submit Date:
04/10/2013
Call Sign:
KXXV
Facility ID:
9781
City:
WACO
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First 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 ABC
Nielsen DMA Waco-Temple-Bryan
Web Home Page Address WWW.KXXV.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 3.0
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: 3.0
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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title TM Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am and Sun 9:30am
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 5 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAZY TOWN promotes fitness and healthful habits for children of preschool and primary grades. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town,and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus, gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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 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 provides information about the ocean, its tributaries and Estuaries. Children learn about the resources of the ocean and how protection of the ocean is important for future generations. The show teaches biological topics related to the entire ecosystem of the earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7AM
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. HOSTED BY PAT SUMMERALL PROFESSIONALLY PRODUCED STORY TELLING PLAYER/TEAM PROFILES ARE PRESENTED TO REPRESENT THE HARD WORK AND DEDICATION IT TKES TO ACHEIVE THEIR GOALS. EACH EPISODE INSPIRES AND SETS PEER TO PEER EXAMPLES FOR TEENS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13to16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title TM Raggs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:00am and Sun 8:00 & 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RAGGS is a musical & educational preschool series starring five colorful canines. They are not your average dogs - they're also talented musicians who make great rock 'n' roll music as The Raggs Band. With over 200 original songs, the power of the music & humor stimulate children to become actively involved in learning. Raggs introduces children to elements that span the preschool curriculum, working to nurture their sense of self & others, and to foster a strong motivation to learn and achieve.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8AM
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. MISSING performs an invaluable public service by identifying young persons who are missing and alerting the public to this fact. The show also carries an important message to young people in regards to being aware of their surrounding and being cautious.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title RECIPE REHAB
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF-HOUR COMPETITION-STYLE SERIES DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED TO EDUCATE AND INFORM VIEWERS AGES 13-16, IT IS A CHEF AGAINST CHEF IN A RECIPE MAKEOVER CHALLENGE. VIEWERS WILL SUBMIT THEIR FAVORITE, DECADENT, HIGH-CALORIE, CLASSIC FAMILY RECIPES AND TWO ACCLAIMED CHEF'S WILL FACE OFF IN A HEAD TO HEAD COMPETITION TO GIVE THE RECIPES A LOW-CALORIE TWIST. THE AUDIENCE WILL LEARN THE VALUE OF HEALTHY, WHOLESOME INGREDIENTS AND HOW HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES CAN HAVE POSITIVE EFFECTS ON OUR QUALITY OF LIFE. SPECIAL GUESTS WILL SERVE AS JUDGE AND JURY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, brining the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 8AM
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 explores the animal kingdom and explains the Habits of animals in our world. This program explains why animals act as they do, survive as they do and how we can be better stewards of nature.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title TM Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 9:00am
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a doubledecker bus fully equipped with art supplies, and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something for display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an every-faithful Beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. While the show will be enjoyed by preschoolers, the projects are very practical and engaging to implement for children ages 5-8. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve a completely different goal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 7AM
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. ANIMAL RESCUE shows real life in-the-world experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting food social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values. The show also includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW AWESOME ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 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. AWESOME ADVENTURES takes viewers into the world of nature and explores some of the more remarkable things happening in the world
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30 - 11AM
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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title TM Jay Jay the Jet Plane
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30 & 9:00am
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This award-winning series, JAY JAY THE JET PLANE, centers around the adventures of Jay Jay, an inquisitive, energetic six-year-old jet plane and his friends as they discover the world around them. Children are encouraged to explore new ideas and accept Differences. The series also educates children in a number of areas, including science, nature and health as well as teaching life lessons, such as sharing, problem solving and making friends.
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 LORI ROBINSON
Address 1909 S NEW ROAD
City WACO
State TX
Zip 76711
Telephone Number 254-754-2525
Email Address LROBINSON@KXXV.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 (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, brining the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7:30AM
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. AQUA KIDS provides information about the ocean, its tributaries and Estuaries. Children learn about the resources of the ocean and how protection of the ocean is important for future generations. The show teaches biological topics related to the entire ecosystem of the earth.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title TM Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a doubledecker bus fully equipped with art supplies, and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something for display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an every-faithful Beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. While the show will be enjoyed by preschoolers, the projects are very practical and engaging to implement for children ages 5-8. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve a completely different goal.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. MISSING performs an invaluable public service by identifying young persons who are missing and alerting the public to this fact. The show also carries an important message to young people in regards to being aware of their surrounding and being cautious.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7AM
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. HOSTED BY PAT SUMMERALL PROFESSIONALLY PRODUCED STORY TELLING PLAYER/TEAM PROFILES ARE PRESENTED TO REPRESENT THE HARD WORK AND DEDICATION IT TKES TO ACHEIVE THEIR GOALS. EACH EPISODE INSPIRES AND SETS PEER TO PEER EXAMPLES FOR TEENS.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title TM Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am and Sun 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAZY TOWN promotes fitness and healthful habits for children of preschool and primary grades. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town, and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus,gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title TM Jay Jay the Jet Plane
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30 & 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This award-winning series, JAY JAY THE JET PLANE, centers around the adventures of Jay Jay, an inquisitive, energetic six-year-old jet plane and his friends as they discover the world around them. Children are encouraged to explore new ideas and accept Differences. The series also educates children in a number of areas, including science, nature and health as well as teaching life lessons, such as sharing, problem solving and making friends.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title RECIPE REHAB
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF-HOUR COMPETITION-STYLE SERIES DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED TO EDUCATE AND INFORM VIEWERS AGES 13-16, IT IS A CHEF AGAINST CHEF IN A RECIPE MAKEOVER CHALLENGE. VIEWERS WILL SUBMIT THEIR FAVORITE, DECADENT, HIGH-CALORIE, CLASSIC FAMILY RECIPES AND TWO ACCLAIMED CHEF'S WILL FACE OFF IN A HEAD TO HEAD COMPETITION TO GIVE THE RECIPES A LOW-CALORIE TWIST. THE AUDIENCE WILL LEARN THE VALUE OF HEALTHY, WHOLESOME INGREDIENTS AND HOW HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES CAN HAVE POSITIVE EFFECTS ON OUR QUALITY OF LIFE. SPECIAL GUESTS WILL SERVE AS JUDGE AND JURY.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title TM Raggs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:00am and Sun 8:00 & 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RAGGS is a musical & educational preschool series starring five colorful canines. They are not your average dogs - they're also talented musicians who make great rock 'n' roll music as The Raggs Band. With over 200 original songs, the power of the music & humor stimulate children to become actively involved in learning. Raggs introduces children to elements that span the preschool curriculum, working to nurture their sense of self & others, and to foster a strong motivation to learn and achieve.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 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. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-16 year old viewers by showing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 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 explores the animal kingdom and explains the habits of animals in our world. This program explains why animals act as they do, survive as they do and how we can be better stewards of nature.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 7AM
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 shows real life in-the-world experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting food social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values. The show also includes safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title 25 WEATHER NOW AWESOME ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 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. AWESOME ADVENTURES takes viewers into the world of nature and explores some of the more remarkable things happening in the world
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30 -10AM
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 half hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13to16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.

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