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

FRN:
0011291341
File Number:
CPR-120760
Submit Date:
04/28/2011
Call Sign:
WVXF
Facility ID:
3113
City:
CHARLOTTE AMALIE
State:
VI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/28/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network THIS Network
Nielsen DMA Virgin Islands
Web Home Page Address

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 0.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00- 11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Busy World of Richard Scarry is designed for two to five year olds. Like the Scarry books themselves the TV series uses themes that are congruent with the interests of pre-school and early elementary school children. These include: - love of parents - mastery (of all the motor, language and social skills that they see in the world around them) - power (who calls the shots) - possession, (It's mine!) - personal routines (eating, dressing, sleeping) - family living (cooking, recreation, celebration.) The aim of the series is to make television a positive force in the lives of these children: - to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play. - to teach pro-social behavior: generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies - to help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. - To help children develop skills on which academic learning depends: attention,language, memory, active processing of a story, interest in reading.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Dance Revolution
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30- 1:00 PM ET
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 10 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of Dance Revolution is to teach and promote dance as a means of exercise and an avenue to good health for 10 to 12 year olds. The concept is to combine the popular appeal of Hip-hop dance, the proven attraction of a talent contest, and some of the messaging techniques of contemporary web-sites (e.g., pop-ups, scrolling messages, etc), to teach dance and to encourage young viewers to get up and move.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30- 12:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Busy World of Richard Scarry is designed for two to five year olds. Like the Scarry books themselves the TV series uses themes that are congruent with the interests of pre-school and early elementary school children. These include: - love of parents - mastery (of all the motor, language and social skills that they see in the world around them) - power (who calls the shots) - possession, (It's mine!) - personal routines (eating, dressing, sleeping) - family living (cooking, recreation, celebration.) The aim of the series is to make television a positive force in the lives of these children: - to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play. - to teach pro-social behavior: generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies - to help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. - To help children develop skills on which academic learning depends: attention,language, memory, active processing of a story, interest in reading.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00- 10:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academics kills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. Children hone their listening skills by actively participating during the viewing experience, answering questions during the Brain Game, or responding to questions from the cast about moral dilemmas, social behavior, or their feelings. They encourage children to make authentic connections and synthesize prior knowledge.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30- 11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Busytown Mysteries is an investigative learning show for young children based on the questions and conundrums relevant to this "ready-to-learn" target audience and geared to their unique level of understanding. The show's educational content includes a range of meaningful metacognitive, social-emotional and core-knowledge learning goals aimed at promoting school readiness. The series gives youngsters an understanding and appreciation of the critical thinking skills involved in scientific inquiry. It brings them a broad base of interesting knowledge on which to practice these burgeoning skills, as well as the psycho-social abilities to effectively do so.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Cake
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00- 12:30 PM ET
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of Cake is to promote creativity and individuality and pro-social behavior through teaching young viewers how to recycle old objects into new by means of do-it-yourself handicrafts in the context of highly positive interpersonal interactions.
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 Angela Sumser
Address 1040 N. Las Palmas Avenue, Bldg 25 3rd Floor
City Los Angeles
State CA
Zip 90038
Telephone Number 323-957-3913
Email Address Angela@LKKGroup.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. WVXF does not provide an additional stream or channel of free video programming. The only stream is our digital channel 17.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Curiousity Quest Goes Green
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30- 11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Curiosity Quest Goes Green" serves the educational and informational needs of children 12 years of age and under with its program content, including scientific principles and their practical applications in everyday life. The series allows children to explore the world of "green" living. The series also educates and informs youngsters about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment. Each episode highlights a different aspect of environmental challenges and possible solutions. The weekly series also promotes children's writing and creative skills.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00- 10:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academics kills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. Children hone their listening skills by actively participating during the viewing experience, answering questions during the Brain Game, or responding to questions from the cast about moral dilemmas, social behavior, or their feelings. They encourage children to make authentic connections and synthesize prior knowledge.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild About Animnals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00- 12:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Wild About Animals is a reality science series that is produced for children in the 13-16 age group, and is designed to educate, inform and entertain those viewers. This program fulfills its purpose by providing a high level of educational value. The structure of each show consists of four (4) different segments/stories which make for a varied, fast paced program. Through the use of dramatic, stunning footage combined with an engaging and entertaining narrative, the show creates a general tone that is particularly effective in connecting to the target audience. The level of detail in each show is also appropriate and the segments move quickly from one topic to the next.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30- 12:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. ""WHADDYADO" is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain children 16 & under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. Using a combination of actual dramatic footage, re-enactments, and demonstrations, "WHADDYADO" provides a compelling look at perilous situations that have occurred in real life. Then, using interviews with the participants, and instructions from experts, we learn what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. Also, in an effort to help young people make the right decision at the right time many episodes will feature a Moral Dilemma segment.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30- 12:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Busy World of Richard Scarry is designed for two to five year olds. Like the Scarry books themselves the TV series uses themes that are congruent with the interests of pre-school and early elementary school children. These include: - love of parents - mastery (of all the motor, language and social skills that they see in the world around them) - power (who calls the shots) - possession, (It's mine!) - personal routines (eating, dressing, sleeping) - family living (cooking, recreation, celebration.) The aim of the series is to make television a positive force in the lives of these children: - to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play. - to teach pro-social behavior: generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies - to help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. - To help children develop skills on which academic learning depends: attention,language, memory, active processing of a story, interest in reading.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30- 11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Busytown Mysteries is an investigative learning show for young children based on the questions and conundrums relevant to this "ready-to-learn" target audience and geared to their unique level of understanding. The show's educational content includes a range of meaningful metacognitive, social-emotional and core-knowledge learning goals aimed at promoting school readiness. The series gives youngsters an understanding and appreciation of the critical thinking skills involved in scientific inquiry. It brings them a broad base of interesting knowledge on which to practice these burgeoning skills, as well as the psycho-social abilities to effectively do so.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00- 10:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Cake
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00- 12:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of Cake is to promote creativity and individuality and pro-social behavior through teaching young viewers how to recycle old objects into new by means of do-it-yourself handicrafts in the context of highly positive interpersonal interactions.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Dance Revolution
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30- 1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of Dance Revolution is to teach and promote dance as a means of exercise and an avenue to good health for 10 to 12 year olds. The concept is to combine the popular appeal of Hip-hop dance, the proven attraction of a talent contest, and some of the messaging techniques of contemporary web-sites (e.g., pop-ups, scrolling messages, etc), to teach dance and to encourage young viewers to get up and move.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Dragon Fly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00- 11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures 2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30- 1:00PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Awesome Adventures is an educational and informational adventure travel program that targets the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for amore general audience. With a host and the use of young guides from a specific locale, it is ideal for the "tween/teen" market. This program is fast paced, and provides information which encompasses many aspects of the location. It is produced in a contemporary style, and features both historical and cultural information, in addition to an action adventure. The introduction about the specific food, music, geography, history and environmental issues as well as popular recreational activities of the locale, make for a most entertaining program.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00- 11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Busy World of Richard Scarry is designed for two to five year olds. Like the Scarry books themselves the TV series uses themes that are congruent with the interests of pre-school and early elementary school children. These include: - love of parents - mastery (of all the motor, language and social skills that they see in the world around them) - power (who calls the shots) - possession, (It's mine!) - personal routines (eating, dressing, sleeping) - family living (cooking, recreation, celebration.) The aim of the series is to make television a positive force in the lives of these children: - to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play. - to teach pro-social behavior: generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies - to help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. - To help children develop skills on which academic learning depends: attention,language, memory, active processing of a story, interest in reading.

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

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