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

FRN:
0021268313
File Number:
CPR-127104
Submit Date:
01/10/2012
Call Sign:
WTVC
Facility ID:
22590
City:
CHATTANOOGA
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Chattanooga
Web Home Page Address www.newschannel9.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 5.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
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: 7.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin Road Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7-7:30a, 7:30-8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This musical comedy series for children stars Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle who are three multi-talented rock stars that are always singing and dancing. The Doodlebops practice their song and dance routines in the coolest rehearsal spaces imaginable. The Doodlebops have kids twisting, turning and bopping with their upbeat energetic music and funny stories. Kids learn to work together in groups and how to use their imagination. They help their fans, and themselves, solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun, new destinations. With a little song, dance, and teamwork the Doodlebops are always ready to rock into a new adventure!This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: STORY THEATRE, BRAIN GAMES, PUPIL'S COURT, FOOD FOLKS PUPPETS, DETECTIVE McMYSTERY and JOURNAL JOURNEY. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 11 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids addresses biology and specifically the ecosystem related in the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations - Each episode has information related to a specific topic on marine life around the world. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries takes viewers on a quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries explains how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about such creatures and all of the aquatic life within in our oceans. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Outdoors w/ Buck McNeeley
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30-1pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program has a goal to establish the series as a major form in the education of young people and their families in the outdoors world of hunting and fishing - to give people of all ages motivation and inspiration to enjoy the great outdoors and follow their dream of travel with adventures and exploration. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Reknown animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna and he spends time with nature's creatures and various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Mr. Hanna's journeys include Alaska where he observed brown bears and the effect of declining salmon runs on the brown bear population, the Great Barrier Reef to explore its development, and to a farm for exotic animals located in Missouri where wildlife preservation and history come together. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12n-1230p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mad About provides programming in the area of financial literacy, nutrition, earth science, ecology, health, life skills and fitness that relate to state and natioanl education standards - they also explore being "green" and how their actions impact the world. The Mad About team uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decision. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Dino Squad
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12n-1230p, 1230-1p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series follows five teenagers who are accidentally morphed into dinosaurs, which brings them together to find a way to stop the efforts of a mad scientist who is plotting to return the world to its prehistoric state. Each episode portrays these teens facing and finding solutions to problems that are relevant to contemporary viewers. Along the way, they struggle with interpersonal issues such how and why to work with people they do not really understand, the meaning and value of honesty, teamwork, perseverance, self-confidence, sharing credit, using each person's strengths while ignoring weaknesses, and getting along in difficult situations. They learn that positive behavior results in positive consequences. This series combines the fascination of dinosaurs with familiar issues that children have to face each day. This program airs on the station's 9.2. channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program the hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward, 'with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Liberty Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ben Franklin hires an American teenaged boy, a young English lady and a French orphaned boy as reporters during the Revolution for his newspaper the Pennsylvania Gazette. Through these reporters and their travels to ordinary homes, battlefields from Virginia to Massachusetts and the royal courts of France and England, the viewer is exposed to the issues which prompted the colonies to seek freedom. Through the explanation of these issues by such historical figures as Jefferson and Paine, the viewer also learns the impact theses issues have on the lives of ordinary citizens. This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will learn about different parts of the world. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Busy World of Richard Scary
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-1130a, 1130a-12n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry. The fictional city Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Episodes are divided into multiple segments with different themes. The first and last segments involve the children in Busytown exploring their community. At the end of each segment the children have learned a little about their community and the world they live in. The middle segment shows children life in other cities featuring daily activities of adult characters in places such as Paris or Rome. Each episode includes two song segments in which the first, "Imagine That", teaches various things like general science to how banks work. The second song segment that teaches safety is called "Play it Safe". The aim of the series is to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play, teach pro-social behavior (such as generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies), help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community, help children develop skills on which academic learning depends such as attention, language, memory, active processing of a story and an interest in reading. This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosities are everywhere in Busytown and so are Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo plus Pig Will and Pig Won't. Each episode is an innovative blend of humor and learning based around six unforgettable friends and many other colorful characters from the amazing world of Richard Scarry's books. Viewers follow the friends as they scour Busytown looking for the answer to the episode's mystery. This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series that explores the genesis of reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society by using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with knowledge to share with their friends and family. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Food for Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a-12n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each program informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model by showing passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Margie Scott
Address WTVC-TV/4279 Benton Drive
City Chattanooga
State TN
Zip 37406
Telephone Number 423-757-7345
Email Address mscott@newschannel9.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. WTVC promoted "Coats for Kids" during the month of November and December, collecting all types of coats through various sponsors to be distributed throughout the community. With the help of United Way there were drop off points for these coats and they were cleaned by various dry cleaners and then given to children in need. PSA's aired during November and December on WTVC promoting the Coats for Kids.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30a-12n
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. Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series that explores the genesis and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society by using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with knowledge to share with their friends and family. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11a
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. In this program the hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward, 'with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-9:30a
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. Reknown animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna and he spends time with nature's creatures and various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Mr. Hanna's journeys include Alaska where he observed brown bears and the effect of declining salmon runs on the brown bear population, the Great Barrier Reef to explore its development, and to a farm for exotic animals located in Missouri where wildlife preservation and history come together. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ocean Mysteries,akes viewers on a quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries explains how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about such creatures and all of the aquatic life within in our oceans. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: STORY THEATRE, BRAIN GAMES, PUPIL'S COURT, FOOD FOLKS PUPPETS, DETECTIVE McMYSTERY and JOURNAL JOURNEY. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Busy Town Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-1030am
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. Curiosities are everywhere in Busytown and so are Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo plus Pig Will and Pig Won't. Each episode is an innovative blend of humor and learning based around six unforgettable friends and many other colorful characters from the amazing world of Richard Scarry's books. Viewers follow the friends as they scour Busytown looking for the answer to the episode's mystery. This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Dino Squad
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12n-1230p & 1230-1p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. This series follows five teenagers who are accidentally morphed into dinosaurs, which brings them together to find a way to stop the efforts of a mad scientist who is plotting to return the world to its prehistoric state. Each episode portrays these teens facing and finding solutions to problems that are relevant to contemporary viewers. Along the way, they struggle with interpersonal issues such how and why to work with people they do not really understand, the meaning and value of honesty, teamwork, perseverance, self-confidence, sharing credit, using each person's strengths while ignoring weaknesses, and getting along in difficult situations. They learn that positive behavior results in positive consequences. This series combines the fascination of dinosaurs with familiar issues that children have to face each day. This program airs on the station's 9.2. channel.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Doodlebops
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7-7:30a, 7:30-8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. This musical comedy series for children stars Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle who are three multi-talented rock stars that are always singing and dancing. The Doodlebops practice their song and dance routines in the coolest rehearsal spaces imaginable. The Doodlebops have kids twisting, turning and bopping with their upbeat energetic music and funny stories. Kids learn to work together in groups and how to use their imagination. They help their fans, and themselves, solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun, new destinations. With a little song, dance, and teamwork the Doodlebops are always ready to rock into a new adventure!This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-1130a 1130a-12n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. This animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry. The fictional city Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Episodes are divided into multiple segments with different themes. The first and last segments involve the children in Busytown exploring their community. At the end of each segment the children have learned a little about their community and the world they live in. The middle segment shows children life in other cities featuring daily activities of adult characters in places such as Paris or Rome. Each episode includes two song segments in which the first, "Imagine That", teaches various things like general science to how banks work. The second song segment that teaches safety is called "Play it Safe". The aim of the series is to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play, teach pro-social behavior (such as generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies), help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community, help children develop skills on which academic learning depends such as attention, language, memory, active processing of a story and an interest in reading. This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Food for Thought w/ Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-11:30a
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. Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each program informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model by showing passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, or even from bloggers needing her help. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Outdoors with Buck Mcneeley
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12320-1p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program has a goal to establish the series as a major form in the education of young people and their families in the outdoors world of hunting and fishing - to give people of all ages motivation and inspiration to enjoy the great outdoors and follow their dream of travel with adventures and exploration. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 11 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids addresses biology and specifically the ecosystem related in the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations - Each episode has information related to a specific topic on marine life around the world. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12n-1230p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mad About provides programming in the area of financial literacy, nutrition, earth science, ecology, health, life skills and fitness that relate to state and natioanl education standards - they also explore being "green" and how their actions impact the world. The Mad About team uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decision. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30a
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. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will learn about different parts of the world. This program airs on the station's main digital channel.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Liberty Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ben Franklin hires an American teenaged boy, a young English lady and a French orphaned boy as reporters during the Revolution for his newspaper the Pennsylvania Gazette. Through these reporters and their travels to ordinary homes, battlefields from Virginia to Massachusetts and the royal courts of France and England, the viewer is exposed to the issues which prompted the colonies to seek freedom. Through the explanation of these issues by such historical figures as Jefferson and Paine, the viewer also learns the impact theses issues have on the lives of ordinary citizens. This program airs on the station's 9.2 channel.

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