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

FRN:
0021167069
File Number:
CPR-125929
Submit Date:
01/05/2012
Call Sign:
WPHY-CD
Facility ID:
74464
City:
TRENTON
State:
NJ
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/05/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Philadelphia
Web Home Page Address www.wzbntv25.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 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(8)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 8) Response
Program Title In The Zone Presents
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 3:30 PM
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. Earvin "Magic" Johnson along with his friends (Karim Abdul-Jabbar, Carmelo Anthony, Kenny "The Jet" Smith, Jimmy Connors, Mike Schmidt and many more) teach kids of all ages the importance of conditioning, exercise, nutrition and education, both on and off the court. The show will feature all sports not just basketball. In The Zone Presents shows kids that with dedication and the right attitude, they have the ability to make a difference. FCC E/I Core Programming Target Age Group: 13-16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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 will explore all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The E- Co Team will report on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and will share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each week the show will also provide practical things that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. FCC E/I "Core Programing
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays at 3:30 PM
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 concept for Real Life 101 is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information (E/I) presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. +A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight. FCC E/I "Core Programming"
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is designed to meet the educational and informational needs of today's children. Jack Hanna is one of America's most beloved naturalists and adventurers. Each episode, Hanna takes millions of family viewers on exciting journeys to learn about animals and the places where they live. FCC E/I "Core Programming"
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 3:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Whaddydo is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform inspire and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. [cc] FCC/E/I "Core Programming"
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 8) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays @ 3:30 PM
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 Real Winning Edge (E/I) program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13-16 year olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presnting a powerful and positive message. FCC E/I "Core Programing" 13- 16 yrs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays at 3:30 PM
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. Join world explorer Jarod Miller in this half-hour thrill ride that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured throughout the world. New technology uncovers hidden secrets of the world, space and beyond as the camera follows Jarod Miller on land, sea air and into space. FCC E/I "Core Programming"
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Three Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:30 AM
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. Three Wide Life looks at current NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel who share their experiences, advice and stories, educating teens and providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. For years race fans have been asking for real behind the scenes content they cn't get anywhere else. Three Wide Life cuts to the core of true racing fans, whether stock cars, open wheel, dirt or anything in between. FCC E/I "Core Programming" 13-16 yrs.
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 Louis A. Zanoni
Address 77 Shady Lane
City Trenton
State NJ
Zip 08619
Telephone Number 609.586.5088
Email Address tv25@wzbn.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. W50DZ-D Facility ID #74464 is only broadcasting/programming on it's main digital stream. The station's analog channel 25 (W25AW ) was shut down on September 1, 2010 and the station began broadcasting on digital channel 50.

Other Matters (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Three Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:30 AM
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. Continuation of series which began airing 9/17/11 (4Q). Series will be broadcast on station's digital channel 50 1Q 2012.
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title In The Zone Presents
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays at 3:30 PM
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. Continuation of series aired 4th Qtr 2011. Series will continue 1Q 2012 and be broadcast on station's digital channel 50.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 9:00 AM
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. Continuation of series aired 4 Qtr 2011. Series will continue 1Q 2012 and be broadcast on Station's digital channel 50.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays at 3:30 PM
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. Continuation of series which began airing 9/16/11 (4Q). Series will be broadcast on station's digital channel 50 1Q 2012.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays at 3:30 PM
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. Continuation of series aired 4th Qtr 2011. Series will continue to be broadcast on station's digital channel 50 1Q 2012.
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays at 3:30 PM
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. Continuation of series aired 4th Qtr 2011. Series will continue to be broadcast on station's digital channel 50 1Q 2012.
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 8:30 AM
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. Continuation of Series aired 4th qtr 2011. Series will continue 1Q 2012 and be broadcast on Station's digital channel 50.
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays at 3:30 PM
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. Continuation of series aired 4 Qtr 2011. Series will continue 1Q 2012 and be broadcast on station's digital channel 50.

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.

WZBN TV Inc.


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