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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-136283
Submit Date:
01/03/2013
Call Sign:
WIBW-TV
Facility ID:
63160
City:
TOPEKA
State:
KS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/03/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

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 CBS
Nielsen DMA Topeka
Web Home Page Address www.wibw.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 5.0
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: 5.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9A
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2012-10-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2012-12-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 7:30A
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 7A
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2012-12-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30A
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 (10)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? Yes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUNDAY 7A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 7A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title M@DABOUT
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? Yes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUNDAY 9A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
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 M@DABOUT provides core programming in the area of financial literacy, nutrition, earth science, ecology, health, life skills and fitness that tie to state and national education standards. M@DABOUT explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 9A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
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 With its travelogue format, compelling backstories, and upbeat young narrator, the "Travel Thru History" series entices young adults to learn more about American history. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. The series uses beautiful photography and brief well-edited interviews with curators and other on-site authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos, and film footage, to set a pace that will keep a busy young mind engaged.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? Yes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUNDAY 7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title WORKFORCE
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
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 WORKFORCE serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and communication skills. The series shows introduces teens to a wide variety of possible careers, emphasizing how education and practical skills impact a person's ability to successfully pursue a career. The series also demonstrates real-world job experience, proving that an appropriate education is necessary to pursue almost any career. Each episode presents two possible career paths offering teenagers a chance to get some "hands on" experience in various jobs. Program also notes educational and training requirements for various careers, as well as potential salary ranges for a given job.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? Yes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUNDAY 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
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 is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title CHILDREN TALK
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming Children Talk serves the educational and informational needs of children 5 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (10) Response
Program Title SAFARI
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WIBW
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 13
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Number of Preemptions: -1
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 Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation.
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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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 SHARON D. COLE
Address 631 SW COMMERCE PLACE
City TOPEKA
State KS
Zip 66615
Telephone Number 785-272-6397
Email Address sharon.cole@wibw.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 (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 7A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30A
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. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10A
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. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

Certification

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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.

WIBW-TV


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