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

FRN:
0022021620
File Number:
CPR-126252
Submit Date:
01/06/2012
Call Sign:
WBUW
Facility ID:
26025
City:
JANESVILLE
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/06/2012
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 Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address www.madisonscw.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 5.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 0.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30am - 12:00pm
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. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Magi-Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00am - 7:30am, 7:30am - 8:00am
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Magi-Nation" follows the adventures of teenager Tony Jones, whose world is forever changed when he is mystically transported into a beautiful world far beyond imagination that was created a millennium ago by a powerful race known as the Magi. Here Tony meets Edyn and Strag, two young Magi heroes in training, who help him discover his vast new magical environment. However, all is not perfect in Tony's new world as the Moonlands of Magi-Nation are threatened by the evil Shadow Magi. It's up to this young trio and their vast collection of Dream Creatures to thwart the evildoers' plans and protect their world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
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. Mad About provides information on Financial literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills, and fitness that tie to state and national education standards. Mad About explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. Mad About uses various methods to teach and entertain teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Dog Tails
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:00pm - 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 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour magazine show featuring everything about dogs and their owners. Each episode includes topics on training, health, nutrition, behavior, grooming and the peculiarities of man's best friend. All types of dogs, from pure breeds to mutts will be showcased.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Pets TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. News, Pet Care, Pet Health, and Pet Lifestyles!. Produced By Emmy Award Winning Producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez, Pets.TV not only features the usual domestic household pets but the unusual exotic pets people love.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild America is a science television series that focuses on wild animals the wild lands of North America.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00am - 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. The Real Winning Edge highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30am - 11:00am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jordan Fowler, Jessica Mann, Adam Courtin, and Brendan Young -- profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues. They also report on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts and advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology and offer advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The show also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) how a whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer the questions we have. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. Most of all, Eco Company profiles individual teens and organizations who are making a difference. These inspirational stories showcase teens who have made a commitment to being green and to having an impact on their schools, in their communities, in their homes and in their personal lives. Often their impact goes beyond their own communities. That is what Eco Company is all about. In addition, this website gives teens throughout the U.S. and around the world the opportunity to share their stories by uploading their own videos. In every episode you will see Eco-Wise tips that provide practical ways in which teens and people of all ages can contribute to a sustainable planet. Finally, Eco Company gives teens, wherever we find them, the opportunity to sound off about being green. So join The Company by uploading your own video, by watching the show on your local TV station, and by making a difference in your own life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:00am - 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. Each week, "The Young Icons" gives you a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of America's youth (age 18 and younger), including world-class athletes, accomplished artists,scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs. These extraordinary young people are making a real difference in the world, and prove that children really can accomplish amazing and inspirational things.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 6:30am - 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions -1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mad About provides information on Financial literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills, and fitness that tie to state and national education standards. Mad About explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. Mad About uses various methods to teach and entertain teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time

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 Stan Gill
Address 2814 Syene Road
City Madison
State WI
Zip 53713
Telephone Number 937-776-7011
Email Address sgill@kwbq.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 (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Dog Tails
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour magazine show featuring everything about dogs and their owners. Each episode includes topics on training, health, nutrition, behavior, grooming and the peculiarities of man's best friend. All types of dogs, from pure breeds to mutts will be showcased.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00am - 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. The Real Winning Edge highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Pets TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. News, Pet Care, Pet Health, and Pet Lifestyles!. Produced By Emmy Award Winning Producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez, Pets.TV not only features the usual domestic household pets but the unusual exotic pets people love.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:00am - 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. Each week, "The Young Icons" gives you a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of America's youth (age 18 and younger), including world-class athletes, accomplished artists,scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs. These extraordinary young people are making a real difference in the world, and prove that children really can accomplish amazing and inspirational things.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
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. Mad About provides information on Financial literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills, and fitness that tie to state and national education standards. Mad About explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. Mad About uses various methods to teach and entertain teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30am - 11:00am
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. Jordan Fowler, Jessica Mann, Adam Courtin, and Brendan Young -- profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues. They also report on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts and advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology and offer advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The show also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) how a whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer the questions we have. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. Most of all, Eco Company profiles individual teens and organizations who are making a difference. These inspirational stories showcase teens who have made a commitment to being green and to having an impact on their schools, in their communities, in their homes and in their personal lives. Often their impact goes beyond their own communities. That is what Eco Company is all about. In addition, this website gives teens throughout the U.S. and around the world the opportunity to share their stories by uploading their own videos. In every episode you will see Eco-Wise tips that provide practical ways in which teens and people of all ages can contribute to a sustainable planet. Finally, Eco Company gives teens, wherever we find them, the opportunity to sound off about being green. So join The Company by uploading your own video, by watching the show on your local TV station, and by making a difference in your own life.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Magi-Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00am - 7:30am, 7:30am - 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Magi-Nation" follows the adventures of teenager Tony Jones, whose world is forever changed when he is mystically transported into a beautiful world far beyond imagination that was created a millennium ago by a powerful race known as the Magi. Here Tony meets Edyn and Strag, two young Magi heroes in training, who help him discover his vast new magical environment. However, all is not perfect in Tony's new world as the Moonlands of Magi-Nation are threatened by the evil Shadow Magi. It's up to this young trio and their vast collection of Dream Creatures to thwart the evildoers' plans and protect their world.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Pets TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. News, Pet Care, Pet Health, and Pet Lifestyles!. Produced By Emmy Award Winning Producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez, Pets.TV not only features the usual domestic household pets but the unusual exotic pets people love.

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.

Acme Television of Madison, LLC


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