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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0011681483
File Number:
CPR-157692
Submit Date:
07/10/2014
Call Sign:
WHMB-TV
Facility ID:
37102
City:
INDIANAPOLIS
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2014

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 Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Indianapolis
Web Home Page Address www.whmbtv.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 4.0
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: 8.0
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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 10am
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. Parents have trusted Adventures in Odyssey since 1987 to provide character-building stories kids love. This series, which also airs on our second digital channel, presents original stories brought to life by actors who make you feel like part of the experience. These fictional charter-building dramas are created by an award-winning team that uses story telling to teach lasting truths.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of this weekly half-hour show for young children, which airs on our second digital channel, is developed with guidance from two highly respected educators. Each show features the main character, Gina D, as a fun loving and positive role model who connects with her 2-6 year old audience with the same familiarity that children associate with their own mother. During the show, children learn skills and concepts in ways that are easily absorbed by a small child's intellect. Gina D's combination of bright colors and shapes, live action and fanciful puppetry will engage children in a world of educational fun. The show is a valuable vehicle in the development of the self-image, social, math, and reading skills in young children. Plus, children are not only educated, but entertained by a cast of whimsical characters which include Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D'Artist, TV Ted and Doggy Brown. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs young children at their age level.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Friday at 3pm
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. Fat Albert, which airs on our second digital channel, is an animated series created, produced and hosted by educator and comedian Bill Cosby, who also lent his voice to a number of characters in the series, including Fat Albert himself. The show, based on Cosby's remembrances of his childhood gang, centered on Albert (known for his catchphrase "Hey hey hey!") and his friends. Every episode has an educational lesson emphasized by Cosby's live-action segments, and the gang would usually gather in their North Philadelphia junkyard to play a rock song on their cobbled-together instruments at the end of each show. Fat Albert qualifies as core programming because every episode teaches a life lesson that appeals to kids aged 7-12, the implied ages of the characters in the show. It also reflects Bill Cosby's strong educational focus that emphasizes taking responsibility for one's actions and being held accountable.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 830am
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. Think Big, which airs on our main digital channel, features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their own idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people. The program meets the definition of core programming because it follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 8am
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. This half-hour weekly series for teenagers, which airs on our second digital channel, provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of their particular job, giving viewers in turn a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually consist of and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular career.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title What Color is Your Dog
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 730am
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. What Color is Your Dog, which airs on our main digital channel, does just what the title implies, as it teaches young teens how to train animals, and in turn get to enjoy the results that they see from their training. Joel Silverman, a well-known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends. The visual instructions he shows are an easy way to lean the art of training our four-legged family companions. Each week guest trainers will also appear and talk about their experiences with dogs and cats and training them for movies, television programs and commercials. And each week a segment of the program deals with helping teens overcome their most troubling issues with their pets by showing them exactly what to do to eliminate various problems. This program meets the definition of core programming as it teaches teens patience, kindness, responsibility, determination and understanding, and in turn gives them confidence and a feeling of self worth as their personal training succeeds with their own pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday at 12pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
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. Dragonfly TV, which airs on our main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour science series featuring real kids doing real science and investigating science on their own. The show explores every kind of science, from looking at the mysteries of the body to the power of tornadoes, in a highly entertaining and engaging way for chilcren. The series demonstrates practical applications of math and science with enjoyable hands-on projects. The show meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs teenagers by promoting critical thinking and problem solving skills. Young viewers see other teens like themselves investigating, dreaming and doing!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title The Lone Ranger
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Friday at 430pm
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Lone Ranger, which airs on our second digital channel, shows young viewers and families about a person who stands up for what is right and decent and the adversity that sometimes comes along with this. This program meets the definition of core programming as it teaches children various lessons on building character and learning to persevere through hardships that may come their way. It also teaches valuable lessons on values and morals and the importance of each in their life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1230pm and Saturday 1pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 22
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. Wild America, which airs on our main digital channel, is the first and only wildlife and nature series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first hand. Series highlights include a magnificent menagerie of mice, moose, muskox, marmot, molluse, mink, mockingbird, marten, manatee, and many many more. Wild America is a series families can enjoy together. Parents and children will be delighted as they learn about nature. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on how all wild creatures, including man, are inter-connected, through the animals own eyeview, focusing on the reality of life in the wild, including birth, mating, predation and death.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 830am
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. This program, airing on our second digital channel, features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body, including the band, cheerleading, and drill team, which creates a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. The program emphasizes how education extends beyond the classroom and how these activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students lives. Sports Stars of Tomorrow meets the definition of core programming as it displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star and it chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become lop level performers in their expertise. Students help realize their full potential in life and in their participation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7am
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. Live Life and Win is a weekly educational/informational TV series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature Extraordinary Teens, Breaking Barriers, Giving Back, and Nutrition & Exercise, with a focus on the arts, school and sports cummunity, along with teen entrepreeurship. This program meets the definition of core programming as it promotes social responsibility, perseverance, leadershiop, academic achievement and volunteerism amongst teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 8am
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. This half-hour weekly series for teenagers, which airs on our main digital channel, provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of their particular job, giving viewers in turn a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually consist of and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular career.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 1030am
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 Outdoorsman has evolved into the nation's largest syndicated adventure series. The series format includes an FCC FRIENDLY (EI) educational blend of world class adventures in domestic and international locations. Environmental and conservation issues, teaching kids & people of all ages about wildlife, hunting, fishing, ethics and respect for nature and a celebration of the sporting lifestyle are important aspects of the format. The series is hosted by Outdoorsman International founder Buck McNeely. An international adventurer, dedicated conservationist and game management proponent, Buck promotes the enjoyment of the great outdoors for kids of all ages. This series gives young people motivation and inspiration to enjoy the great outdoors and follow their dreams of travel, adventure and exploration. It also aims to teach kids the key role sportsmen & women play in game management & habitat programs.
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 Keith Passon
Address 10511 Greenfield Ave.
City Noblesville
State IN
Zip 46060
Telephone Number 317-773-5050
Email Address kpasson@lesea.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. WHMB ceased analog transmission in the first quarter of 2009, so any reference to our analog signal is void.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 7am
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. Live Life and Win is a weekly educational/informational TV series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature Extraordinary Teens, Breaking Barriers, Giving Back, and Nutrition & Exercise, with a focus on the arts, school and sports cummunity, along with teen entrepreeurship. This program meets the definition of core programming as it promotes social responsibility, perseverance, leadershiop, academic achievement and volunteerism amongst teens.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 8am
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 half-hour weekly series for teenagers, which airs on our main digital channel, provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of their particular job, giving viewers in turn a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually consist of and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular career.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssesy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 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. Parents have trusted Adventures in Odyssey since 1987 to provide character-building stories kids love. This series, which also airs on our second digital channel, presents original stories brought to life by actors who make you feel like part of the experience. These fictional charter-building dramas are created by an award-winning team that uses story telling to teach lasting truths.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title The Lone Ranger
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Friday at 430pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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 Lone Ranger, which airs on our second digital channel, shows young viewers and families about a person who stands up for what is right and decent and the adversity that sometimes comes along with this. This program meets the definition of core programming as it teaches children various lessons on building character and learning to persevere through hardships that may come their way. It also teaches valuable lessons on values and morals and the importance of each in their life.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday at 1230pm and Saturday at 1pm
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. Wild America, which airs on our main digital channel, is the first and only wildlife and nature series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first hand. Series highlights include a magnificent menagerie of mice, moose, muskox, marmot, molluse, mink, mockingbird, marten, manatee, and many many more. Wild America is a series families can enjoy together. Parents and children will be delighted as they learn about nature. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on how all wild creatures, including man, are inter-connected, through the animals own eyeview, focusing on the reality of life in the wild, including birth, mating, predation and death.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title What Color is Your Dog
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 730am
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. What Color is Your Dog, which airs on our main digital channel, does just what the title implies, as it teaches young teens how to train animals, and in turn get to enjoy the results that they see from their training. Joel Silverman, a well-known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends. The visual instructions he shows are an easy way to lean the art of training our four-legged family companions. Each week guest trainers will also appear and talk about their experiences with dogs and cats and training them for movies, television programs and commercials. And each week a segment of the program deals with helping teens overcome their most troubling issues with their pets by showing them exactly what to do to eliminate various problems. This program meets the definition of core programming as it teaches teens patience, kindness, responsibility, determination and understanding, and in turn gives them confidence and a feeling of self worth as their personal training succeeds with their own pets.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Friday at 3pm
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. Fat Albert, which airs on our second digital channel, is an animated series created, produced and hosted by educator and comedian Bill Cosby, who also lent his voice to a number of characters in the series, including Fat Albert himself. The show, based on Cosby's remembrances of his childhood gang, centered on Albert (known for his catchphrase "Hey hey hey!") and his friends. Every episode has an educational lesson emphasized by Cosby's live-action segments, and the gang would usually gather in their North Philadelphia junkyard to play a rock song on their cobbled-together instruments at the end of each show. Fat Albert qualifies as core programming because every episode teaches a life lesson that appeals to kids aged 7-12, the implied ages of the characters in the show. It also reflects Bill Cosby's strong educational focus that emphasizes taking responsibility for one's actions and being held accountable.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 830am
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 program, airing on our second digital channel, features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body, including the band, cheerleading, and drill team, which creates a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. The program emphasizes how education extends beyond the classroom and how these activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students lives. Sports Stars of Tomorrow meets the definition of core programming as it displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star and it chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become lop level performers in their expertise. Students help realize their full potential in life and in their participation.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 1030am
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 Outdoorsman has evolved into the nation's largest syndicated adventure series. The series format includes an FCC FRIENDLY (EI) educational blend of world class adventures in domestic and international locations. Environmental and conservation issues, teaching kids & people of all ages about wildlife, hunting, fishing, ethics and respect for nature and a celebration of the sporting lifestyle are important aspects of the format. The series is hosted by Outdoorsman International founder Buck McNeely. An international adventurer, dedicated conservationist and game management proponent, Buck promotes the enjoyment of the great outdoors for kids of all ages. This series gives young people motivation and inspiration to enjoy the great outdoors and follow their dreams of travel, adventure and exploration. It also aims to teach kids the key role sportsmen & women play in game management & habitat programs.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 730am
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. Each episode of this weekly half-hour show for young children, which airs on our second digital channel, is developed with guidance from two highly respected educators. Each show features the main character, Gina D, as a fun loving and positive role model who connects with her 2-6 year old audience with the same familiarity that children associate with their own mother. During the show, children learn skills and concepts in ways that are easily absorbed by a small child's intellect. Gina D's combination of bright colors and shapes, live action and fanciful puppetry will engage children in a world of educational fun. The show is a valuable vehicle in the development of the self-image, social, math, and reading skills in young children. Plus, children are not only educated, but entertained by a cast of whimsical characters which include Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D'Artist, TV Ted and Doggy Brown. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs young children at their age level.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 830am
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. Think Big, which airs on our main digital channel, features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is set in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials, and then sketch, design and build their own idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people. The program meets the definition of core programming because it follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and new modes of transportation. Some even start their own companies.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday at 8am
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 half-hour weekly series for teenagers, which airs on our second digital channel, provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of their particular job, giving viewers in turn a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually consist of and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular career.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday at 12pm
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, which airs on our main digital channel, is a weekly half-hour science series featuring real kids doing real science and investigating science on their own. The show explores every kind of science, from looking at the mysteries of the body to the power of tornadoes, in a highly entertaining and engaging way for chilcren. The series demonstrates practical applications of math and science with enjoyable hands-on projects. The show meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs teenagers by promoting critical thinking and problem solving skills. Young viewers see other teens like themselves investigating, dreaming and doing!

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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.

LeSEA Broadcasting of Indianapolis, Inc.


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