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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:
0001587609
File Number:
CPR-175381
Submit Date:
10/12/2015
Call Sign:
WLWT
Facility ID:
46979
City:
CINCINNATI
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/12/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2015

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC/MeTV
Nielsen DMA Cincinnati
Web Home Page Address www.wlwt.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 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: 3.0
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 Green Screen Adventures (Digital Multicast Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8:30am
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EDUCATIONAL MISSION to encourage children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading to help students build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect to provide educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students. Green Screen Adventures (GSA) is an educational children's television series intended to promote literacy. 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.
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 LazyTown (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus (a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help) comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities that include playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures. This program aired on our main digital channel only.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program LazyTown (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-07-11
Episode # 07/11/15 LZT101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program LazyTown (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled 09/26/15 9:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-09-26
Episode # 09/26/15 LZT116
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program LazyTown (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled 09/19/15 9:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-09-19
Episode # 09/19/15 LZT115
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (Digital Multicast Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 10:30am
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on our digital multicast channel only
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 Astroblast(Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Astroblast, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three-eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes. This program aired on our main digital channel only.
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 Astroblast(Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-07-11
Episode # 07/11/15 EATB102
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Poppycat (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/11:00am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppy Cat is based on the Poppy Cat's Adventures book series authored and illustrated by Lara Jones. A narrator, also named Lara, reads a story to her cat in each episode. This story stars the narrator's own Poppy Cat, who envisions and takes his friends on imaginary adventures. The friends are Zuzu, a Dalmatian who zips around on a skateboard; Alma, a southern belle bunny who is ultra-feminine and sweetly dramatic, Mo, a little mouse who tries his best to do as much as everyone else despite his size; Owl, the wise one who is prone to neck rolls and commentary when things irritate him or don't make sense, and the grouchy Egbert, an arrogant and obnoxious badger who refuses to play with the group and invariably attempts to sabotage their adventures. Occasionally Hilda, a forgetful and ditzy pigeon who flies into their adventures, appears to say hello or provide misguided directions to the friends. Once their mission is accomplished, the friends return to their little village and resume their cheerful, active lives. At the conclusion of her story, Lara closes her book and says good-bye to Poppy Cat, who is usually ready for his nap. This program aired on our main digital channel only.
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 Tree Fu Tom (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 11:30am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is a live action/animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area, yet has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind his home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of his woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socio-emotional content, with examples that model: being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish and relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal. This program aired on our main digital channel only.
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 Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave [RRTD] is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff-Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. And their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey. This program aired on our main digital channel only.
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 Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-07-11
Episode # 07/11/15 ERTD102
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (Digital Multicast Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/11:00am
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on our digital multicast channel only
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 Saved by the Bell (Digital Multicast Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 11:30am
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on our digital multicast channel only
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 Green Screen Adventures (Digital Multicast Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8:00am
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EDUCATIONAL MISSION To encourage children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading to help students build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving to promote character development as the diverse cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect to provide educators with innovative and entertaining ways to teach their students. Green Screen Adventures (GSA) is an educational children's television series intended to promote literacy. 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.
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 Earth to Luna (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Earth to Luna! follows the adventures of a little girl who's completely, undeniably and passionately into just one thing: science. For Luna, a six-year-old girl, the earth is a giant laboratory and she dives into every new experience with boundless energy and enthusiasm along with her little brother Jupiter and pet ferret Clive. What most of us ignore, Luna notices and cannot rest until she is able to answer the question, "Why is this happening?" There is nothing Luna won't do to find the answers to her scientific questions. This program aired on our main digital channel only.
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 Earth to Luna (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled 07/04/15 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-07-04
Episode # 07/04/15 ETL101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth to Luna (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled 07/25/15 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-07-25
Episode # 07/25/15 ETL104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth to Luna (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled 09/05/15 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-09-05
Episode # 09/05/15 ETL110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth to Luna (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-07-11
Episode # 07/11/15 ETL102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth to Luna (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled 08/01/15 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-08-01
Episode # 08/01/15 ETL105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth to Luna (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled 07/18/15 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-07-18
Episode # 07/18/15 ETL103
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (Digital Multicast Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/10:00am
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a weekly television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program aired on our digital multicast channel only.
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 Teen Kids News (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/ 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. A newscast designed specifically for teenagers, "Teen Kids News" includes news, information, and current events delivered in a way to educate and inform young viewers. This program aired on our main digital channel only.
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 Teen Kids News (Main Digital Channel)
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-07-11
Episode # 07/11/15 1244
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 Lisa Snell
Address 1700 Young Street
City Cincinnati
State OH
Zip 45202
Telephone Number 513-412-5012
Email Address lksnell@hearst.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. WLWT-TV airs only Ad Council PSA's during our local commercial time within our core children's programming. These PSA's address children's issues and are targeted at children and parents.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Clangers(Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Clangers, a beloved British series originally launched in 1969 by its writer, narrator and animator, Oliver Postgate, returns to broadcast television under the stewardship of Postgate's, son, Daniel. All of the features of the original series have been retained but updated to 21st century colors and materials. The main characters are the Clanger family, a group of pink knitted mouse-like creatures who walk upright: Mother, Major (who is father), Small and Tiny (the children) and Granny. Clanger Planet is small enough to walk its circumference and also riddled with caves and tunnels that house the family and their friends: the Soup Dragon and her baby, the three Froglets, and a group of singing flowers. Contextual features and characters include a sideways lake, singing trees, a cloud that has emotions, flying "cows" and the Iron Chicken who lives in a nest of harvested metal parts from the detritus of outer space. The tone is existential-each day presents its own story-which is usually happily resolved by one of the children or another family member. This program will air on our main digital channel only.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna! follows the adventures of a little girl who's completely, undeniably and passionately into just one thing: science. For Luna, a six-year-old girl, the earth is a giant laboratory and she dives into every new experience with boundless energy and enthusiasm along with her little brother Jupiter and pet ferret Clive. What most of us ignore, Luna notices and cannot rest until she is able to answer the question, "Why is this happening?" There is nothing Luna won't do to find the answers to her scientific questions. This program will air on our main digital channel only.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his back garden. This program will air on our main digital channel only.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Astroblast (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast!, based on the book series "Astroblast!" by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. The station is populated by five animal characters and one 3-eyed octopus of unknown derivation. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament of some sort needing a solution. While these predicaments take place on a space station populated by animal characters and aliens from different galaxies, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to: keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up a space when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes. This program will air on our main digital channel only.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/12:00pm
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. A newscast designed specifically for teenagers, "Teen Kids News" includes news, information, and current events delivered in a way to educate and inform young viewers. This program will air on our main digital channel only.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Digital Multicast Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8:00am & 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. This program will air on our digital multicast channel only.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is Sprout's newest original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff (an excitable puppy), Tweet (a lovable and thoughtful chick), and Dave (a unique, blue panda) on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices and encourages viewers to watch the show while accessing a companion interactive mobile app. This program will air on our main digital channel only.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Lazytown (Main Digital Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town is a show featuring the importance of health, fitness, and being good friends. Set in a fantasy world known as Lazy Town, which is populated by inactive residents, we meet a visitor named Stephanie who is determined to coax her friends and relatives into adopting a healthful, active life style. She wins over her new friends, Ziggy, Stingy, Trixie and Pixel, convincing them to leave their gaming consoles and candy stashes at home so they can go outside and play. She persuades her uncle, Mayor Milford Meanswell, and his friend Ms. Busy Body to support her efforts. Robbie Rotten, who lives underground, and is determined to return Lazy Town to its former state of inactivity and quiet, constantly foils the characters' efforts. The athlete Sportacus lives in a zeppelin-like aircraft and receives signals from the kids or the Mayor whenever they need help. He frequently comes to their rescue. Sportacus has two goals, to keep the peace and to promote healthful, positive living. When Robbie Rotten is discovered and contained through comic pratfalls, he returns to his underground lair and all is well in Lazy Town, until another day and another time when Robbie will rise again. This program will air on our main digital channel only.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell(Digital Multicast Channel)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday/10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. "Saved By The Bell" is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program will air on our digital multicast channel only.

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Ohio/Oklahoma Hearst Television Inc.


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