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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-133909
Submit Date:
10/04/2012
Call Sign:
WCTX
Facility ID:
33081
City:
NEW HAVEN
State:
CT
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/04/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2012

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 MyNetwork
Nielsen DMA Hartford-New Haven
Web Home Page Address www.myzone.tv

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: 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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too (multicast .2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F - 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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company" which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of "End of Another Day" which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Wild America
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. The key objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 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. Aqua Kids is an award winning children's program dedicated to educating young people about the importance of marine environments and the animals that live there. For over 7 years, host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew have traveled the globe, sharing their adventures and what they've learned about preserving a world for everyone to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
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. Jack Hanna is a 30 minute live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Beta Records (Multicast .2)
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. BETA Records TV is a weekly half-hour music centric show that follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews and unplugged performances in BETA's studios, "Electro" Ross Blomgren's tutorials and how-to's, producer & music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Ecploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jarod Miller takes viewers around the globe, quenching their collective thirst for exploration by bringing them thrilling stories and startling images never before seen. Jarod Miller explains how exploring is exciting and inherently fun - instinctive in every human from our first breath on earth. Curiosity has always been the key ingredient for all explorers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue includes safety tips and real life in the filed experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helpin various animals. The show educates your viewers about animals, their habitats, development and behavior, and also promotes awareness of important environmental issues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A weekly half-hour series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. Offers useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. Also instructs viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna into the Wild
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. The program topic is suitable for both the secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. The viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and the changes humans have imposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Its core programming targets 13-16 year old teens with segments ranging from coverage of animation, producing and directing to costume design, casting and composin. The program introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes filmaking, special effects techniques and career opportunites focusing on the creative, technical and aritistic skills of the motion picture and television industries.
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 Judi Mickmac
Address 8 Elm Street
City New Haven
State CT
Zip 06510
Telephone Number 203.784.8944
Email Address judi.mickmac@wtnh.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. The licensee has reviewed internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers for compliance with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs (47 C.F.R. Section 73.670) and the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with these limits for all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under. In addition to the programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under: None

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Beta Records (Multicast .2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 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. BETA Records TV is a weekly half-hour music centric show that follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews and unplugged performances in BETA's studios, "Electro" Ross Blomgren's tutorials and how-to's, producer & music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 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. The program topic is suitable for both the secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. The viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and the changes humans have imposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna is a 30 minute live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 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. The key objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too (Multicast .2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company" which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of "End of Another Day" which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Its core programming targets 13-16 year old teens with segments ranging from coverage of animation, producing and directing to costume design, casting and composin. The program introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes filmaking, special effects techniques and career opportunites focusing on the creative, technical and aritistic skills of the motion picture and television industries.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday - 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. Aqua Kids is an award winning children's program dedicated to educating young people about the importance of marine environments and the animals that live there. For over 7 years, host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew have traveled the globe, sharing their adventures and what they've learned about preserving a world for everyone to explore.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue includes safety tips and real life in the filed experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helpin various animals. The show educates your viewers about animals, their habitats, development and behavior, and also promotes awareness of important environmental issues.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 weekly half-hour series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. Offers useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. Also instructs viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Jarod Miller takes viewers around the globe, quenching their collective thirst for exploration by bringing them thrilling stories and startling images never before seen. Jarod Miller explains how exploring is exciting and inherently fun - instinctive in every human from our first breath on earth. Curiosity has always been the key ingredient for all explorers.

Certification

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Question Response

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.

WTNH Broadcasting, Inc.


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