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

FRN:
0001569110
File Number:
CPR-148913
Submit Date:
01/07/2014
Call Sign:
KCEN-TV
Facility ID:
10245
City:
TEMPLE
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/07/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2013

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Waco-Temple-Bryan
Web Home Page Address www.kcentv.com

Digital Core Programming

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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 672.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 15.0
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(45)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 45) Response
Program Title Travel Thur History (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8A
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 45) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10A (November & December)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 an age of high definition video, animals make very good television and pull a young learner in by the eyes. This program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. In the current method of assessing education, particularly with the emergence of Common Core standards now in all but four states, information should never be presented in isolation but always in a context upon which knowledge can be based. With media, information must also be entertaining enough to keep a viewer watching. In an age when studies show the average young person 8-18 years consumes nearly eight hours of media every day-more than ten of multitasking is included-it's extremely important for programs to provide both meaningful content and entertainment. Zoo Clues does this.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 45) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
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 13 years to 16 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

Digital Core Program (4 of 45) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9A (Only ran in October)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 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

Digital Core Program (5 of 45) Response
Program Title Doodlebops R.R.S. (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9A (October)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Together kids favorite rockin' band, The Doodlebops, and their fans explore the world of the Doodlenet on their magical tour bus. Deedee, Rooney, and Moe Doodle help their fans, and themselves, solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun, new destinations. Want to visit a gigantic water park for a day to conquer your fear of swimming? No problem! Ready to travel into a giant's mouth to see why you should brush your teeth? Hold on tight! With a little song, dance, and teamwork the Doodlebops are always ready to rock into a new adventure!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 45) Response
Program Title Iggy Arbuckle (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30A
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are: (1) to motivate children's interest in nature; (2) to introduce conservation ideas; (3) to inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 45) Response
Program Title Edgemont (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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 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

Digital Core Program (8 of 45) Response
Program Title Doodlebops (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30A (October)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops are kids' favorite rock band. This musical comedy series for children stars Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle - three multi-talented rock stars who are always singing, dancing and learning from each other. They are the ultimate rock and roll band! Join The Doodlebops as they hang out and practice their song and dance routines in the coolest rehearsal space imaginable, and travel from show to show in their super cool tour bus! The Doodlebops will get kids twisting, turning, bopping and learning with their upbeat energetic music and funny stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 45) Response
Program Title Zoo Diaires (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Diaries focuses on the zoo as a modern-day Ark, where animals are increasingly protected from the threat of extinction. Each episode goes behind the scenes, providing an up close and personal look at both the animals and the people who care for them. Featuring real people in real situations, it follows the day-to-day activities, passions and triumphs of one of the most unique professions on earth, presenting positive role models and pro-social values. Zoo Diaries takes teenage viewers behind the scenes at North American Zoo's, large and small. These include the San Diego, Toronto, Wichita and Vancouver Zoos. They get up close and personal with wild & endangered animals, and the fascinating lives of the humans who care for them - the zookeepers, veterinarians, attendants, animal psychologists & preservationists. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 45) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30A
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 45) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10A (Only ran in October)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Come spend a 'day in the life' with the monsters at Wimzie's house and you'll never want to go home. It's the magical kind of daycare that leads to delightful adventures for the pre-school child. All of the characters are wild and wooly on the outside - but definitely human on the inside.After spending a half hour in this very special home away from home, no one will leave the world of Wimzie unchanged. It is the world where the real and the imaginary come together, where self esteem is the order of the day, where the emotions and the relationships of today's preschoolers, who are growing up to be ten in the year 2000, are on the top of the list of story material. Five year old Wimzie and her mother Graziella, an airline pilot, live in Yaya's house as does Rousso, Yaya's best friend - even if Yaya is at least one hundred years and fifty years old (and counting) and Russo is much more than a hundred years her younger. Graziella is more than ecstatic to have found a warm and comfortable home as well as a loving environment for her daughter, Wimzie, while she is off on her somewhat unorthodox work schedule flying around the world. It is within this setting that we meet Jonas, Archibald, Loulou, Horace, and Azuline as they work out the relationships that grow out of being together every day, of growing up just a little bit every day. They learn not only about themselves but also about the world outside the door: music, nature, art and fun are woven with a touch of humour throughout a storyline solidly crafted on socio-affective objectives. Music, songs, the art of discovery. Rhymes, magic, the sharing of secrets with friends. Storytime, word games, the acceptance of "your" way. This is what Wimzie brings into the viewers' home. A daycare full of little monsters - what could be more real? Conflict, difficulty, resolution, triumph. Laughter, tears, anger and joy. Wimzie is a world of enchantment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 45) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Chica Show features a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure-a fantasy transformation to animation-- where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
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 The Chica Show (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 10/26 12P
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/19
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 10/13 11A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/5
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 45) Response
Program Title Toot & Puddle (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30a
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 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Toot & Puddle is a story of exploration, both home and afar; it's a story about being yourself and being a good friend. For ages 2-7, the series key educational and informational goals are: (1) to encourage exploration and adventure, exciting kids about the world (2) to teach children about other cultures, including geography, music and history and (3) to provide age-appropriate problem solving behavior for children to model how to be a good friend, how to be yourself and how to celebrate differences. Two friends, Toot and Puddle, live together in Woodcock Pocket. Toot loves to go see the world, Puddle prefers to stay at home. Each episode has one of the friends learning about life--whether it's through Toot's eyes with an international view or through Puddle's experiences back at home with their friends. Children learn about geography, conversational foreign language terms and cultural customs and traditions across the globe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 45) Response
Program Title Pajanimals (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pajanimals are a group of four preschool aged puppets that live together in a house with their off-screen mother and father. They reside primarily in their bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they complete their nighttime routine of brushing teeth and conversing quietly before falling to sleep. The quiet time always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the social/emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced throughout the adventure. The children return home in time to get ample rest, confident about-facing their issues when they awaken the following day.
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 Pajanimals (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 10/13 11:30A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/5
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pajanimals (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 10/27 12:30P
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/19
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (15 of 45) Response
Program Title Are We There Yet? World Adventure (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure. The kid hosts bring viewers along on their unscripted adventures that embrace our cultural similarities and delight in our differences. In each episode our hosts visit a manmade or natural wonder, have an adventure involving animals, and learn about a new culture by visiting with local kids from different countries around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 45) Response
Program Title Areil, Zoey & Eli, Too (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 45) Response
Program Title Are We There Yet? World Adventure (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure. The kid hosts bring viewers along on their unscripted adventures that embrace our cultural similarities and delight in our differences. In each episode our hosts visit a manmade or natural wonder, have an adventure involving animals, and learn about a new culture by visiting with local kids from different countries around the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 45) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
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 13 years to 16 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

Digital Core Program (19 of 45) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30A (November & December)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 an age of high definition video, animals make very good television and pull a young learner in by the eyes. This program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. In the current method of assessing education, particularly with the emergence of Common Core standards now in all but four states, information should never be presented in isolation but always in a context upon which knowledge can be based. With media, information must also be entertaining enough to keep a viewer watching. In an age when studies show the average young person 8-18 years consumes nearly eight hours of media every day-more than ten of multitasking is included-it's extremely important for programs to provide both meaningful content and entertainment. Zoo Clues does this.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 45) Response
Program Title Horseland (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday, 8:30A (October only)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 23
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 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The animated adventures of four amazing kids and their horses come together in an incredible place called Horseland. As these friends strive to become the best competitive riders they can possibly be, the kids and their equine companions must learn to deal with difficult situations and confront an array of problems that put their honesty, integrity, self-confidence and sometimes even their friendship to the test.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 45) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30A (Only ran in October)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This fully animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry which parents worldwide rely on to teach valuable lessons. Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Young audiences love to sing and laugh along, as Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm make their way through the day. Always concerned for each other, the residents of Busytown make time for a song and a smile.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 45) Response
Program Title Country Mouse, City Mouse (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11A (Only ran in October)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The much-loved children's fable comes to television in a brand new way, full of mysteries, adventures and characters with a unique mouse perspective on the world. Come along with Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander. These two affable travelers visit friends and family around the globe, stumbling across mastermind criminals, royalty, famous inventors, artists and an array of fellow adventurers. Each adventure is based on a real event that took place at the beginning of the 20th century.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 45) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30A
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 45) Response
Program Title Justin Time (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to different places around the world, providing him with an experience to help solve his problem when he returns home. Justin is accompanied by two imaginary friends throughout his adventures; Olive, a knowledgeable playmate, and Squidgy, the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Some examples of Justin's lessons involve learning that it takes focus to achieve success, our failures can teach what we need to do to succeed next time, or when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find an alternative way to achieve your goal. Justin promotes self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
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 Justin Time (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 10/27 11:30A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/19
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Justin Time (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 10/26 12:30P
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/5
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (25 of 45) Response
Program Title Safari (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
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 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. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 45) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30A (November & December)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 Atlas remains on course as a program that is entertaining and engaging to a wide audience while managing to deliver information that would be very welcome in a middle or high school classroom. The series matches the evolved visual intelligence of the young 21st century audience by building content with short clips, five-seconds or less in length, and weaving them together in a narrative that keeps a viewer engaged with a compelling narrative overview. The animal kingdom has an innate richness of color, form, and motion and Animal Atlas episodes are built from this richness. The thread that links the clips together is the connection between the differing members of the animal kingdom---including our own species. In a compelling blend, animal examples are pulled from both common experience, such as the horse and cat, and exotic animals like the clouded leopard and the red panda. As the nature of animals is explored, the content and clarity create a program of exception education value.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (27 of 45) Response
Program Title Lazytown (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
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 Lazytown (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 10/20 12P
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/5
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazytown (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 12/14 8A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 12/14
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (28 of 45) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom, is a live action/animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area and has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind his home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of his woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socio-emotional content, with examples that model: being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish or relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal.
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 Tree Fu Tom (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 10/20 11:30A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/5
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (29 of 45) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9A (November & December)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 Atlas remains on course as a program that is entertaining and engaging to a wide audience while managing to deliver information that would be very welcome in a middle or high school classroom. The series matches the evolved visual intelligence of the young 21st century audience by building content with short clips, five-seconds or less in length, and weaving them together in a narrative that keeps a viewer engaged with a compelling narrative overview. The animal kingdom has an innate richness of color, form, and motion and Animal Atlas episodes are built from this richness. The thread that links the clips together is the connection between the differing members of the animal kingdom---including our own species. In a compelling blend, animal examples are pulled from both common experience, such as the horse and cat, and exotic animals like the clouded leopard and the red panda. As the nature of animals is explored, the content and clarity create a program of exception education value.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (30 of 45) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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 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

Digital Core Program (31 of 45) Response
Program Title Mama Mirabelle (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies is designed to promote preschool children's appreciation and understanding of animal life and to foster their recognition of ways in which animal and human experiences are similar and different. For ages 2-6, the series has four educational and informational goals: (1) to foster understanding of animal customs and behaviors, (2) to encourage reflection on similarities and differences between their own lives and the animals' lives, (3) to introduce preschool children to an array of different animals in the kingdom and enrich their ability to describe and communicate about them and (4) to motivate preschool children to appreciate the wonder and beauty of animals and animal life. In each episode, children will be immersed in a topic that will be the basis of a compelling story with a problem and resolution. Sample topics include: grooming habits, communication, caring for the young, eating habits, shelter, etc. Children will leave the episode with a simple, clear understanding of how this topic can play out in the animal world. They will be exposed to a variety of situations/customs that will invite them to consider how this topic plays out in their own lives and what it means to them, e.g., what does shelter mean to me? How do I deal with cold weather? How do I communicate? etc.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (32 of 45) Response
Program Title Travel Thur History (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8A
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (33 of 45) Response
Program Title On The Spot (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11A (November & December)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 The Spot is a series tapping knowledge across a series of subject areas: geography, art, technology, science, math, history, language, music, and sports. It also addresses general cultural knowledge. The format is a series of seemingly random questions to individuals who are either of school age or adults past the age of high school graduation. There are three fundamental educational benefits to this format. First, it taps into fact retrieval in the curriculum. Second, and more important, it expands the information beyond fact retrieval. Third, and most important, it addresses what educators call non-cognitive factors for student success. These are factors that can measurably improve student achievement without specifically involving material to be tested. These include self-esteem and frames in which students see learning occurring. By removing information from the academic silos where it is generally taught and moving it, literally, to the mall, it forces a synthesis that is difficult to achieve in an academic setting. The fact that correct answers are giving by diverse ethnicities and ages, by both genders, and not by stereotypes of 'smart people' is essential. It means that anyone can own information. The fact that young people will see this on television in a non-academic setting is also very important. Whatever the curriculum or information, knowledge becomes the star-and is demonstrated by every type of person.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (34 of 45) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A (Only ran in October)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Danger Rangers teach the importance of safety and how to prevent accidents while still having fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (35 of 45) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adverntures (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10A
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. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (36 of 45) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Advendtures
Origination Syndicated
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (37 of 45) Response
Program Title Areil, Zoey & Eli, Too (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 30
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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (38 of 45) Response
Program Title Safari (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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 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. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (39 of 45) Response
Program Title On The Spot (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30A (November & December)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 The Spot is a series tapping knowledge across a series of subject areas: geography, art, technology, science, math, history, language, music, and sports. It also addresses general cultural knowledge. The format is a series of seemingly random questions to individuals who are either of school age or adults past the age of high school graduation. There are three fundamental educational benefits to this format. First, it taps into fact retrieval in the curriculum. Second, and more important, it expands the information beyond fact retrieval. Third, and most important, it addresses what educators call non-cognitive factors for student success. These are factors that can measurably improve student achievement without specifically involving material to be tested. These include self-esteem and frames in which students see learning occurring. By removing information from the academic silos where it is generally taught and moving it, literally, to the mall, it forces a synthesis that is difficult to achieve in an academic setting. The fact that correct answers are giving by diverse ethnicities and ages, by both genders, and not by stereotypes of 'smart people' is essential. It means that anyone can own information. The fact that young people will see this on television in a non-academic setting is also very important. Whatever the curriculum or information, knowledge becomes the star-and is demonstrated by every type of person.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (40 of 45) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30A (Only ran in October)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Come spend a 'day in the life' with the monsters at Wimzie's house and you'll never want to go home. It's the magical kind of daycare that leads to delightful adventures for the pre-school child. All of the characters are wild and wooly on the outside - but definitely human on the inside.After spending a half hour in this very special home away from home, no one will leave the world of Wimzie unchanged. It is the world where the real and the imaginary come together, where self esteem is the order of the day, where the emotions and the relationships of today's preschoolers, who are growing up to be ten in the year 2000, are on the top of the list of story material. Five year old Wimzie and her mother Graziella, an airline pilot, live in Yaya's house as does Rousso, Yaya's best friend - even if Yaya is at least one hundred years and fifty years old (and counting) and Russo is much more than a hundred years her younger. Graziella is more than ecstatic to have found a warm and comfortable home as well as a loving environment for her daughter, Wimzie, while she is off on her somewhat unorthodox work schedule flying around the world. It is within this setting that we meet Jonas, Archibald, Loulou, Horace, and Azuline as they work out the relationships that grow out of being together every day, of growing up just a little bit every day. They learn not only about themselves but also about the world outside the door: music, nature, art and fun are woven with a touch of humour throughout a storyline solidly crafted on socio-affective objectives. Music, songs, the art of discovery. Rhymes, magic, the sharing of secrets with friends. Storytime, word games, the acceptance of "your" way. This is what Wimzie brings into the viewers' home. A daycare full of little monsters - what could be more real? Conflict, difficulty, resolution, triumph. Laughter, tears, anger and joy. Wimzie is a world of enchantment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (41 of 45) Response
Program Title Iggy Argbuckle (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10A
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are: (1) to motivate children's interest in nature; (2) to introduce conservation ideas; (3) to inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (42 of 45) Response
Program Title Dog & Cat Training (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The motto of the series Dog and Cat Training with Joel Silverman says it all - Bond with your heart, train with your brain. This series demonstrates learning a new skill by listening, watching, and following through geared towards ages 13-16 by using animals as a teaching tool, some skills demonstrated can be used in dealing with common life issues as well. Issues that arise through training an animal are to encourage patience and discipline. Responsibility of caring for an animal instills compassion and concern. It is also a listening exercise to comprehend information. Ultimately, the child will gain an education through the art of training an animal which in turn can lead to more confidence, a sense of accomplishment and well-being. The series leads them to use the new skill as an opener to form new relationships and use their communication ability. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (43 of 45) Response
Program Title Make Way for Noddy (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Make Way for Noddy is based on a recurring character in the Enid Blyton book series for very young readers. Noddy, a boy doll, lives in a little cottage in the village of Toyland. He tools around in his sporty convertible, delivers the mail, and is a friend to all. Because he is very kind to others, he invariably is asked to help solve problems. But because he doesn't know everything, he also has a lot to learn. In each episode Noddy actively finds a way manage a project, soothe hurt feelings, settle arguments, or learn how to do something new by following directions. The examples in each episode are age appropriate challenges for children in the target audience and model clear and concrete solutions to problems.
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 Make Way for Noddy (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 12/14 8:30A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 12/14
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Make Way for Noddy (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 10/19 8:30A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/19
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Make Way for Noddy (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Sunday, 10/27 11A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 10/5
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Make Way for Noddy (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 11/9 8:30A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 11/9
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Make Way for Noddy (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 12/28 8:30A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 12/28
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Make Way for Noddy (6.1)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, 11/23 8:30A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 11/23
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (44 of 45) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 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 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

Digital Core Program (45 of 45) Response
Program Title Edgemont (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
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 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

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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 Susan Schnittger
Address PO Box 6103
City Temple
State TX
Zip 76503
Telephone Number 254-859-5481
Email Address susans@kcentv.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. Due to an error by the program suppliers, the E/I logo was not displayed throughout the episode on the following program: On The Spot, 12/15, 11A and at 11:30A. On The Spot was rebroadcast on 12/29, 12P and at 12:30P with the E/I logo displayed throughout.

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Other Matters (1 of 36) Response
Program Title Edgemont (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30A
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. 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.
Other Matters (2 of 36) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10A
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 an age of high definition video, animals make very good television and pull a young learner in by the eyes. This program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. In the current method of assessing education, particularly with the emergence of Common Core standards now in all but four states, information should never be presented in isolation but always in a context upon which knowledge can be based. With media, information must also be entertaining enough to keep a viewer watching. In an age when studies show the average young person 8-18 years consumes nearly eight hours of media every day-more than ten of multitasking is included-it's extremely important for programs to provide both meaningful content and entertainment. Zoo Clues does this.
Other Matters (3 of 36) Response
Program Title Lazytown (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (4 of 36) Response
Program Title On The Spot (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11A
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 The Spot is a series tapping knowledge across a series of subject areas: geography, art, technology, science, math, history, language, music, and sports. It also addresses general cultural knowledge. The format is a series of seemingly random questions to individuals who are either of school age or adults past the age of high school graduation. There are three fundamental educational benefits to this format. First, it taps into fact retrieval in the curriculum. Second, and more important, it expands the information beyond fact retrieval. Third, and most important, it addresses what educators call non-cognitive factors for student success. These are factors that can measurably improve student achievement without specifically involving material to be tested. These include self-esteem and frames in which students see learning occurring. By removing information from the academic silos where it is generally taught and moving it, literally, to the mall, it forces a synthesis that is difficult to achieve in an academic setting. The fact that correct answers are giving by diverse ethnicities and ages, by both genders, and not by stereotypes of 'smart people' is essential. It means that anyone can own information. The fact that young people will see this on television in a non-academic setting is also very important. Whatever the curriculum or information, knowledge becomes the star-and is demonstrated by every type of person.
Other Matters (5 of 36) Response
Program Title Aqua kids Adventures (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (6 of 36) Response
Program Title What Color Is Your Dog (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9A
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 motto of the series Dog and Cat Training with Joel Silverman says it all - Bond with your heart, train with your brain. This series demonstrates learning a new skill by listening, watching, and following through geared towards ages 13-16 by using animals as a teaching tool, some skills demonstrated can be used in dealing with common life issues as well. Issues that arise through training an animal are to encourage patience and discipline. Responsibility of caring for an animal instills compassion and concern. It is also a listening exercise to comprehend information. Ultimately, the child will gain an education through the art of training an animal which in turn can lead to more confidence, a sense of accomplishment and well-being. The series leads them to use the new skill as an opener to form new relationships and use their communication ability. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (7 of 36) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (8 of 36) Response
Program Title Safari (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9A
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. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (9 of 36) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9A
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 Atlas remains on course as aprogram that is entertaining and engaging to a wide audience while managing to deliver information that would be very welcome in a middle or high school classroom. The series matches the evolved visual intelligence of the young 21 st century audience by building content with short clips, five-seconds or less in length, and weaving them together in a narrative that keeps a viewer engaged with a compelling narrative overview. The animal kingdom has an innate richness of color, form, and motion and Animal Atlas episodes are built from this richness. The thread that links the clips together is the connection between the differing members of the animal kingdom---including our own species. In a compelling blend, animal examples are pulled from both common experience, such as the horse and cat, and exotic animals like the clouded leopard and the red panda. As the nature of animals is explored, the content and clarity create a program of exception education value.
Other Matters (10 of 36) Response
Program Title Safari (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
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 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. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (11 of 36) Response
Program Title Iggy Arbuckle (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are: (1) to motivate children's interest in nature; (2) to introduce conservation ideas; (3) to inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.
Other Matters (12 of 36) Response
Program Title Justin Time (6.1)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to different places around the world, providing him with an experience to help solve his problem when he returns home. Justin is accompanied by two imaginary friends throughout his adventures; Olive, a knowledgeable playmate, and Squidgy, the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Some examples of Justin's lessons involve learning that it takes focus to achieve success, our failures can teach what we need to do to succeed next time, or when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find an alternative way to achieve your goal. Justin promotes self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
Other Matters (13 of 36) Response
Program Title Iggy Arbuckle (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose of National Geographic Kids' Iggy Arbuckle is to educate and inform children between the ages of 6 and 12. The educational and informational objectives of the series are: (1) to motivate children's interest in nature; (2) to introduce conservation ideas; (3) to inspire positive attitudes toward science, nature and education and (4) model age appropriate problem solving behavior. Each of the fifty-two 11-minute animated segments explores a different situational drama problem that main character Pig Ranger Iggy Arbuckle and his pal Jiggers must address as they care for and protect the Great Kookamunga. A fast-paced, animated buddy comedy series with character-driven stories that emphasize wild adventure, friendship and exploration of the natural world.
Other Matters (14 of 36) Response
Program Title Edgemont (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
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 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.
Other Matters (15 of 36) Response
Program Title On The Spot (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30a
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 The Spot is a series tapping knowledge across a series of subject areas: geography, art, technology, science, math, history, language, music, and sports. It also addresses general cultural knowledge. The format is a series of seemingly random questions to individuals who are either of school age or adults past the age of high school graduation. There are three fundamental educational benefits to this format. First, it taps into fact retrieval in the curriculum. Second, and more important, it expands the information beyond fact retrieval. Third, and most important, it addresses what educators call non-cognitive factors for student success. These are factors that can measurably improve student achievement without specifically involving material to be tested. These include self-esteem and frames in which students see learning occurring. By removing information from the academic silos where it is generally taught and moving it, literally, to the mall, it forces a synthesis that is difficult to achieve in an academic setting. The fact that correct answers are giving by diverse ethnicities and ages, by both genders, and not by stereotypes of 'smart people' is essential. It means that anyone can own information. The fact that young people will see this on television in a non-academic setting is also very important. Whatever the curriculum or information, knowledge becomes the star-and is demonstrated by every type of person.
Other Matters (16 of 36) Response
Program Title Pajanimals (6.1)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pajanimals are a group of four preschool aged puppets that live together in a house with their off-screen mother and father. They reside primarily in their bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they complete their nighttime routine of brushing teeth and conversing quietly before falling to sleep. The quiet time always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the social/emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced throughout the adventure. The children return home in time to get ample rest, confident about-facing their issues when they awaken the following day.
Other Matters (17 of 36) Response
Program Title Green Screen (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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.
Other Matters (18 of 36) Response
Program Title Travel Thur History (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8A
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (19 of 36) Response
Program Title Green Screen (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
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 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.
Other Matters (20 of 36) Response
Program Title Steal The Show (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered - 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (21 of 36) Response
Program Title Green Screen (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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.
Other Matters (22 of 36) Response
Program Title Are We There Yet? World Advenutre (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure. The kid hosts bring viewers along on their unscripted adventures that embrace our cultural similarities and delight in our differences. In each episode our hosts visit a manmade or natural wonder, have an adventure involving animals, and learn about a new culture by visiting with local kids from different countries around the world.
Other Matters (23 of 36) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (6.1)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Chica Show features a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure-a fantasy transformation to animation-- where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Other Matters (24 of 36) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom (6.1)
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom, is a live action/animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area and has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind his home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of his woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socio-emotional content, with examples that model: being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish or relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal.
Other Matters (25 of 36) Response
Program Title Mama Mirabelle (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies is designed to promote preschool children's appreciation and understanding of animal life and to foster their recognition of ways in which animal and human experiences are similar and different. For ages 2-6, the series has four educational and informational goals: (1) to foster understanding of animal customs and behaviors, (2) to encourage reflection on similarities and differences between their own lives and the animals' lives, (3) to introduce preschool children to an array of different animals in the kingdom and enrich their ability to describe and communicate about them and (4) to motivate preschool children to appreciate the wonder and beauty of animals and animal life. In each episode, children will be immersed in a topic that will be the basis of a compelling story with a problem and resolution. Sample topics include: grooming habits, communication, caring for the young, eating habits, shelter, etc. Children will leave the episode with a simple, clear understanding of how this topic can play out in the animal world. They will be exposed to a variety of situations/customs that will invite them to consider how this topic plays out in their own lives and what it means to them, e.g., what does shelter mean to me? How do I deal with cold weather? How do I communicate? etc.
Other Matters (26 of 36) Response
Program Title Are We There Yet? World Adventures (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Are We There Yet? World Adventure is a global adventure series for kids by kids, hosted by very real brother and sister duos. Through journal entries, crayon-drawn travel logs, on-location kid chatter, and voice narration the hosts explore a world of playground-inspired adventures as they celebrate familiar childhood themes and experiences in some truly unfamiliar locations across the globe. For ages 4-8, the series has several educational and informational goals: (1) to teach basic geography and historical context of well-known world sights (2) to develop appreciation for and encourage reflection on similarities and differences between cultures (3) to reinforce the notion that we are all part of one big world, no matter how far away we are and (4) to inspire a sense of world exploration and adventure. The kid hosts bring viewers along on their unscripted adventures that embrace our cultural similarities and delight in our differences. In each episode our hosts visit a manmade or natural wonder, have an adventure involving animals, and learn about a new culture by visiting with local kids from different countries around the world.
Other Matters (27 of 36) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Other Matters (28 of 36) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30A
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 an age of high definition video, animals make very good television and pull a young learner in by the eyes. This program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. In the current method of assessing education, particularly with the emergence of Common Core standards now in all but four states, information should never be presented in isolation but always in a context upon which knowledge can be based. With media, information must also be entertaining enough to keep a viewer watching. In an age when studies show the average young person 8-18 years consumes nearly eight hours of media every day-more than ten of multitasking is included-it's extremely important for programs to provide both meaningful content and entertainment. Zoo Clues does this.
Other Matters (29 of 36) Response
Program Title Toot & Puddle (6.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Toot & Puddle is a story of exploration, both home and afar; it's a story about being yourself and being a good friend. For ages 2-7, the series key educational and informational goals are: (1) to encourage exploration and adventure, exciting kids about the world (2) to teach children about other cultures, including geography, music and history and (3) to provide age-appropriate problem solving behavior for children to model how to be a good friend, how to be yourself and how to celebrate differences. Two friends, Toot and Puddle, live together in Woodcock Pocket. Toot loves to go see the world, Puddle prefers to stay at home. Each episode has one of the friends learning about life--whether it's through Toot's eyes with an international view or through Puddle's experiences back at home with their friends. Children learn about geography, conversational foreign language terms and cultural customs and traditions across the globe.
Other Matters (30 of 36) Response
Program Title Areil, Zoey & Eli, Too (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (31 of 36) Response
Program Title Green Screen (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
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 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.
Other Matters (32 of 36) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Other Matters (33 of 36) Response
Program Title Zoo Dairies (6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30A
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. Zoo Diaries focuses on the zoo as a modern-day Ark, where animals are increasingly protected from the threat of extinction. Each episode goes behind the scenes, providing an up close and personal look at both the animals and the people who care for them. Featuring real people in real situations, it follows the day-to-day activities, passions and triumphs of one of the most unique professions on earth, presenting positive role models and pro-social values. Zoo Diaries takes teenage viewers behind the scenes at North American Zoo's, large and small. These include the San Diego, Toronto, Wichita and Vancouver Zoos. They get up close and personal with wild & endangered animals, and the fascinating lives of the humans who care for them - the zookeepers, veterinarians, attendants, animal psychologists & preservationists. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (34 of 36) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (6.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas remains on course as aprogram that is entertaining and engaging to a wide audience while managing to deliver information that would be very welcome in a middle or high school classroom. The series matches the evolved visual intelligence of the young 21 st century audience by building content with short clips, five-seconds or less in length, and weaving them together in a narrative that keeps a viewer engaged with a compelling narrative overview. The animal kingdom has an innate richness of color, form, and motion and Animal Atlas episodes are built from this richness. The thread that links the clips together is the connection between the differing members of the animal kingdom---including our own species. In a compelling blend, animal examples are pulled from both common experience, such as the horse and cat, and exotic animals like the clouded leopard and the red panda. As the nature of animals is explored, the content and clarity create a program of exception education value.
Other Matters (35 of 36) Response
Program Title Make Way for Noddy (6.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Make Way for Noddy is based on a recurring character in the Enid Blyton book series for very young readers. Noddy, a boy doll, lives in a little cottage in the village of Toyland. He tools around in his sporty convertible, delivers the mail, and is a friend to all. Because he is very kind to others, he invariably is asked to help solve problems. But because he doesn't know everything, he also has a lot to learn. In each episode Noddy actively finds a way manage a project, soothe hurt feelings, settle arguments, or learn how to do something new by following directions. The examples in each episode are age appropriate challenges for children in the target audience and model clear and concrete solutions to problems.
Other Matters (36 of 36) Response
Program Title Travel Thur History (6.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8A
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.

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