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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-168295
Submit Date:
04/10/2015
Call Sign:
WTVM
Facility ID:
595
City:
COLUMBUS
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2015

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Contact Representatives (0)

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Columbus GA
Web Home Page Address www.wtvm.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
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: 6.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Make Television (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a, 01/03/15-03/28/15
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. Pursuant to the Childrens Television Act of 1990, MAKE TV will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as core programming. MAKE TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. The series features a wide variety of individuals combining their imagination with scientific principles to create an assortment engineering wonders.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30p, 01/03/15-03/28/15
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. Future Phenoms is an educational and informational program that encourages our youth in several aspects of life. Future Phenoms is such an inspiration for both our youth and their parents. As families watch this show, the featured students and their stories of overcoming adversity resonate within students and parents alike. Students are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and find an outlet to pursue their dreams, while parents find that their position in their child's life is to encourage their dreams. By watching Future Phenoms, students have a stronger desire to participate in extracurricular activities. Essential to the educational process, parents see how extracurricular activities can give their children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Future Phenoms has been extremely influential in helping our youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and on the playing field. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30A 01/03/15-03/28/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. The Real Winning Edge TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11A, 01/03/15-03/28/15
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. "Dragonfly TV" is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. "Dragonfly TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10a, 01/04/15-03/29/15
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. Connection III Entertainment Corp. is a multimedia company that recognizes the physical, emotional, mental, and social challenges faced by adolescents as they negotiate their newfound independence and the concomitant decisions they make. As part of its commitment to support young people as they navigate these challenges, Connection III Entertainment Corp. created "Live Life & Win." The series features: Inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition. The goals of the series are to encourage the 13- to 16-year-old audience to: (1) explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; (2) learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; (3) explore ways one can "give back" to the community and act as an agent of change; and (4) gain knowledge about life skills necessary to Live Life and Win
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30a, 01/04/15-03/29/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. The Real Winning Edge TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00p, 01/03/15-03/28/15
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. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing 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 these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30A, 01/03/15-03/28/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Dog Tales" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11a 01/03/15-03/28/15
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptions that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face. Just spin the glove. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
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 Animal Atlas (11.2 Bounce TV)
List date and time rescheduled 03/01/15, 12P
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 # 02/28/15, #323
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title On The Spot (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a, 01/03/15-03/28/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On The Spot is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the most mind-blowing questions: Can a cow have an accent? Who got the world's longest standing ovation? As a kid, did Napoleon hate France? Questions are linked with eye-catching visuals, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with an information-based program that broadens their knowledge of a wide range of educational topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company (11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10A, 01/03/15-03/28/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (CTA) intended to increase the amount of educational and informational programming for children on television, Eco Company clearly meets the goals of providing children and young teens with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. 2. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company "members" or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. 3. Our Eco Company website can be easily accessed by parents and provides a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It also provides a listing of the weekly episodes and topics aired on broadcast stations through the USA. Advanced notice of future episodes will also be available to parents and consumers by the website. 4. Eco Company has been reviewed by educators in a variety of disciplines who have endorsed the as an educational resource for teens and satisfies the FCC's requirements for "core" Educational and Informational" programming. Samples of endorsement letters can be downloaded below along with the Producer's E/I Statement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Better Planet (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00a, 01/03/15-03/28/15
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. Pursuant to the Childrens Television Act of 1990, BETTER PLANET TV will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as core programming. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earths ever-changing ecosystem.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration With Jarod Miller (11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30A, 01/03/15-03/28/15
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. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half - hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, each episode will display the recommended rating TV-G E/I icon from beginning to end.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00a, 01/03/15-03/28/15
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. Future Phenoms is an educational and informational program that encourages our youth in several aspects of life. Future Phenoms is such an inspiration for both our youth and their parents. As families watch this show, the featured students and their stories of overcoming adversity resonate within students and parents alike. Students are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and find an outlet to pursue their dreams, while parents find that their position in their child's life is to encourage their dreams. By watching Future Phenoms, students have a stronger desire to participate in extracurricular activities. Essential to the educational process, parents see how extracurricular activities can give their children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Future Phenoms has been extremely influential in helping our youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and on the playing field. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9A, 01/03/15-03/28/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Aqua kids clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Aqua Kid website that can be easily accessed by parents and provides a clear description of the types of programming offered. It also provides a listing of when shows are aired on broadcasting stations through the USA. Advanced notice of programming is available to parents and consumers by the website. 2. Aqua Kids provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to 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. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth-the oceans. Each episode provides information related to a specific topic and gives an educational approach to understand the topic related to the entire ecosystem of the earth. Each episode is topic specific and focuses on a topic that can be informational in a 30 minute time span to stay in the bounds of a child's attention span. 3. Aqua Kids uses the technique of near peer mentors i.e., children to teach other children. Each episode employs Aqua Kids who ask questions and experience first hand the experience of the topic. For example, children might feed Manatees to experience the graceful, gentle nature of the animal and learn about their biology or dig through piles of silt dredged from the ocean depths to look for shark teeth to understand how shark continually grow new teeth and loose old rows of teeth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a 01/03/15-03/28/15
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Connection III Entertainment Corp. is a multimedia company that recognizes the physical, emotional, mental, and social challenges faced by adolescents as they negotiate their newfound independence and the concomitant decisions they make. As part of its commitment to support young people as they navigate these challenges, Connection III Entertainment Corp. created "Live Life & Win." The series features: Inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition. The goals of the series are to encourage the 13- to 16-year-old audience to: (1) explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; (2) learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; (3) explore ways one can "give back" to the community and act as an agent of change; and (4) gain knowledge about life skills necessary to Live Life and Win.
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 Live Life and Win (11.2 Bounce TV)
List date and time rescheduled 03/01/15, 11:30a
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 # 02/28/15, #104
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a 01/03/15-03/28/15
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari Tracks is an exciting, entertaining, FCC and advertiser friendly series of half-hour programs focused entirely on African Wildlife. Each show explores the magnificent and mysterious world of Africa's animals, all in their natural habitat. Led by Ushaka, the show's young South African host, Safari Tracks takes the viewer to the brushlands of the savanna, the great Okavango, the remote beaches of Madgascar, and the greatest game reserves in Africa -- all with the goal of entertaining and educating young viewers
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 Safari Tracks (11.2 Bounce TV)
List date and time rescheduled 03/01/15, 12:30p
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 # 02/28/15, #223
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Culture Click (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10a 01/03/15-03/28/15
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. This series explores the genesis and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each week with a list of what's trending on the web that week, which serves as a jumping-off point for a deep-dive into the culture that shapes us. The web is just the starting point for Nzinga in her quest for knowledge. Culture Click is a highly interactive journey that evokes curiosity about our world.
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 Culture Click (11.2 Bounce TV)
List date and time rescheduled 03/01/15, 11a
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 # 02/28/15, #108
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Holly Steuart
Address 1909 wynnton Rd.
City Columbus
State GA
Zip 31906
Telephone Number 706-494-5420
Email Address hsteuart@wtvm.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. BECAUSE STATION WTVM CEASED ANALOG OPERATIONS AND CONVERTED TO DIGITAL-ONLY OPERATIONS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE REPORTING PERIOD, QUESTIONS 7(B) AND 7(C)ARE NO LONGER APPLICABLE. WTVM launched a new sub-channel, Grit TV, 11.3, beginning 10/09/14.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a 04/04/15-06/27/15
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 Tracks is an exciting, entertaining, FCC and advertiser friendly series of half-hour programs focused entirely on African Wildlife. Each show explores the magnificent and mysterious world of Africa's animals, all in their natural habitat. Led by Ushaka, the show's young South African host, Safari Tracks takes the viewer to the brushlands of the savanna, the great Okavango, the remote beaches of Madgascar, and the greatest game reserves in Africa -- all with the goal of entertaining and educating young viewers
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Culture Click (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10A, 04/04/15-06/27/15
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. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. This series explores the genesis and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each week with a list of what's trending on the web that week, which serves as a jumping-off point for a deep-dive into the culture that shapes us. The web is just the starting point for Nzinga in her quest for knowledge. Culture Click is a highly interactive journey that evokes curiosity about our world.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title On the Spot (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30a, 04/04/15-06/27/15
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 an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on a lightning fast game of entertaining trivia. Each episode delivers endless amounts of meaningful information as the show tackles some of the most mind-blowing questions: Can a cow have an accent? Who got the world's longest standing ovation? As a kid, did Napoleon hate France? Questions are linked with eye-catching visuals, giving viewers a chance to guess the right answers. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with an information-based program that broadens their knowledge of a wide range of educational topics.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00a and 12:30p, 04/04/15-06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Future Phenoms is an educational and informational program that encourages our youth in several aspects of life. Future Phenoms is such an inspiration for both our youth and their parents. As families watch this show, the featured students and their stories of overcoming adversity resonate within students and parents alike. Students are challenged to overcome their personal adversities in life and find an outlet to pursue their dreams, while parents find that their position in their child's life is to encourage their dreams. By watching Future Phenoms, students have a stronger desire to participate in extracurricular activities. Essential to the educational process, parents see how extracurricular activities can give their children the confidence to pursue knowledge, pursue a healthy, active lifestyle, and pursue their dreams, despite the difficulties that life brings. Future Phenoms has been extremely influential in helping our youth realize the full potential they can accomplish both in the classroom and on the playing field. Recognizing athletes for classroom achievements as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities helps students to understand the importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids(11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9a-9:30a 04/04/15-06/27/15
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 accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Aqua kids clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Aqua Kid website that can be easily accessed by parents and provides a clear description of the types of programming offered. It also provides a listing of when shows are aired on broadcasting stations through the USA. Advanced notice of programming is available to parents and consumers by the website. 2. Aqua Kids provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to 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. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth-the oceans. Each episode provides information related to a specific topic and gives an educational approach to understand the topic related to the entire ecosystem of the earth. Each episode is topic specific and focuses on a topic that can be informational in a 30 minute time span to stay in the bounds of a child's attention span. 3. Aqua Kids uses the technique of near peer mentors i.e., children to teach other children. Each episode employs Aqua Kids who ask questions and experience first hand the experience of the topic. For example, children might feed Manatees to experience the graceful, gentle nature of the animal and learn about their biology or dig through piles of silt dredged from the ocean depths to look for shark teeth to understand how shark continually grow new teeth and loose old rows of teeth.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Tales(11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a-10a 04/04/15-06/27/15
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. Pursuant to the Children's Television Act of 1990, "Dog Tales" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30a and Sundays 10a, 04/04/15-06/28/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Connection III Entertainment Corp. is a multimedia company that recognizes the physical, emotional, mental, and social challenges faced by adolescents as they negotiate their newfound independence and the concomitant decisions they make. As part of its commitment to support young people as they navigate these challenges, Connection III Entertainment Corp. created "Live Life & Win." The series features: Inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition. The goals of the series are to encourage the 13- to 16-year-old audience to: (1) explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; (2) learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; (3) explore ways one can "give back" to the community and act as an agent of change; and (4) gain knowledge about life skills necessary to Live Life and Win
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00p, 04/04/15-06/27/15
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. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond by showing 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 these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Exploratio With Jarod Miller(11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satrudays, 10:30a-11a 04/04/15-06/27/15
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 Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half - hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, each episode will display the recommended rating TV-G E/I icon from beginning to end.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Better Planet (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00a, 04/04/15-06/27/15
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. Pursuant to the Childrens Television Act of 1990, BETTER PLANET TV will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as core programming. BETTER PLANET TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world. The series allows teenagers to explore how individuals in various nations are creating new products and changing existing behaviors that lead to improvements and efficiencies in everyday life. The series also offers young viewers scientific information about the earths ever-changing ecosystem.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV(11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11a-11:30a 04/04/15-06/27/15
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. "Dragonfly TV" is a weekly half-hour science television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. "Dragonfly TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30a 04/05/15-06/28/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. The Real Winning Edge TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (11.2 Bounce TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11a, 04/04/15-06/27/15
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 is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive, with an entertaining narrative, the series comines focused examinations of certain topics such as "Animal Appetites" (which explores the various diets of animals along with information about how animals catch and eat their food, how diets determine their lifestyle, etc.) "Animal Antics", (a hilarious look at the crazy physical antics and talents of certain species), "Animal Babies" (an intimate look at babies of various species, how they are born, how they are raised and the difficulties and delights of growing up), along with shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows a thorough and extertaining exploration of the specific animal takes the viewer into that animal's world as we see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays how the family unit oporates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habit, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Make Television (11.3 Grit TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a, 04/04/15-06/27/15
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. Pursuant to the Childrens Television Act of 1990, MAKE TV will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as core programming. MAKE TV serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of the creative process when developing new inventions. The series features a wide variety of individuals combining their imagination with scientific principles to create an assortment engineering wonders.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30a-112p, 04/04/15-06/27/15
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. The Real Winning Edge TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Eco Company (11.1 Primary)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10a-10:30a 04/04/15-06/27/15
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 accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (CTA) intended to increase the amount of educational and informational programming for children on television, Eco Company clearly meets the goals of providing children and young teens with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. 2. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company "members" or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. 3. Our Eco Company website can be easily accessed by parents and provides a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It also provides a listing of the weekly episodes and topics aired on broadcast stations through the USA. Advanced notice of future episodes will also be available to parents and consumers by the website. 4. Eco Company has been reviewed by educators in a variety of disciplines who have endorsed the as an educational resource for teens and satisfies the FCC's requirements for "core" Educational and Informational" programming. Samples of endorsement letters can be downloaded below along with the Producer's E/I Statement.

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