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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0021167069
File Number:
CPR-159361
Submit Date:
10/08/2014
Call Sign:
WTVE
Facility ID:
55305
City:
WILLOW GROVE
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/08/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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 Philadelphia
Web Home Page Address http://www.wtve.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Boomerang (DT-2, The Works Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00A, 10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Boomerang is an E/I children's travel series featuring the natural geographic wonders, indigenous cultures, native wildlife and unique adventures of Australia and other surrounding countries as seen and experienced through the eyes of youth. This program is specifically produced for children 16 and under. Filmed on location, Boomerang's young hosts share their first-hand discoveries by conducting interviews, taking unusual tours, and designing their adventures based on viewers' special requests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:30AM
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. Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Into The Wild (DT-2, The Works Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00A, 10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 is a very informative and delightful educational weekly E/I wildlife series. Each episode features a close-up exploration into the world of wild animals living around the world. There is a special focus on the importance of habitat conservation as well as an emphasis on protecting endangered species. This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7:30AM
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. From Maryland, USA to Bimini, Bahamas, the young explorers of Aqua Kids discover the wonders of the sea and its amazing creatures including the forces that threaten their survival. The Aqua Kids have an ambitious agenda that ranks among the planet's most critical: saving the oceans of the world. Topics included, but are not limited to saving coral reefs, educational and behavioral characteristics of such creatures as sharks, Northeast amphibian species and stream salamanders.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Killer Instinct (DT-2, The Works Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00A, 11:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 is a weekly E/I wildlife series. This very informative and insightful educational program provides an in-depth understanding of wild animals from the unique viewpoint of Australian animal expert Rob Bredl who is known as the "Barefoot Bushman". This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us (DT-2, The Works Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00A, 11:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 is an E/I documentary series featuring true stories of exceptional men, women and children making a difference across the country. This series features stories designed for all ages; in addition, select stories are specifically produced for children 16 and under. From highly trained professionals to ordinary citizens selflessly putting themselves in harm's way, the program celebrates the heroes in our nation today while going one step further, and teaching key response behaviors critical to overcoming every day, unforeseen dangers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Think Big (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7:30AM
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. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. May the brightest mind win! Think Big is a kid hosted entertaining series for young people following 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 (8 of 11) Response
Program Title The He Tre (DT-3, VIETV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 7:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The He Tre (Young Generation) programming series engages children in learning the Vietnamese language and culture through songs and short plays, similar to Sesame Street. The upbeat music helps children understand and pronounce Vietnamese words with a teacher who guides them through each program's lesson, using verbal rhymes and rhythm. At each Vietnamese holiday, children also learn the history and cultural background of the special cultural occasion through holiday songs, colorful costumes and dances.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:00AM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is a dynamic television news program designed for and hosted by teens, focusing on news and information presented in a fast paced format which appeals to the youth of today while educating them on current events and world issues of importance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title What Color Is Your Dog? (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7:00AM
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. What Color Is Your Dog is a thirty-minute weekly home pet training show with an educational flair. Through revealing interviews with fellow Hollywood animal trainers and in the home training sessions with adults, kids and their pets, this show presents dog and cat owners as well as a wide array of opportunities to train their pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Missing (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7:00AM
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. This half hour program features actual cases of missing persons, both children and adults, from across North America. Working in conjunction with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and missing persons organizations such as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program's goal is to provide viewers with vital facts about missing individuals and to increase public awareness. This provides young viewers with tips about how to ensure their safety while learning how to protect and watch out for others.
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 Christine Adams
Address 1729 North 11th Street
City Reading
State PA
Zip 19604
Telephone Number 610-921-9181
Email Address cadams@wtve.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.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:00A
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. Teen Kids News is a dynamic television news program for teens and pre-teens by teens. The half-hour program provides information and news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. This program inserts the clear informed voice of students into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective that is not currently available on network news programs.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7:30A
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. From Maryland, USA to Bimini, Bahamas, the young explorers of Aqua Kids discover the wonders of the sea and it's amazing creatures including the forces that threaten their survival. The Aqua Kids have an ambitious agenda that ranks among the planet's most critical: saving the oceans of the world. Topics include, but are not limited to saving coral reefs, educational and behavioral characteristics of such creatures as sharks, Northeast amphibian species and stream salamanders.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Boomerang (DT-2, The Works Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00A, 10:30A
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. Boomerang is an E/I children's travel series featuring the natural geographic wonders, indigenous cultures, native wildlife and unique adventures of Australia and other surrounding countries as seen and experienced through the eyes of youth. This program is specifically produced for children sixteen and under. Filmed on location, Boomerang's young hosts share their first-hand discoveries by conducting interviews, taking unusual tours, and designing their adventures based on viewers' special requests.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:30A
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 highlights children doing projects with real hand on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title The He Tre (DT-3, VIETV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 7:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The He Tre (Young Generation) programming series engages children in learning the Vietnamese language and culture through songs and short plays, similar to Sesame Street. The upbeat music helps children understand and pronounce Vietnamese words with a teacher who guides them through each program's lesson, using verbal rhymes and rhythm. At each Vietnamese holiday, children also learn the history and cultural background of the special cultural occasion through holiday songs, colorful costumes and dances.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7:00AM
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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16 year olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math. language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Missing (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7:00A
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 half-hour program features actual cases of missing persons, both children and adults, from across North America. Working in conjunction with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and missing persons organizations such as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the program's goal is to provide viewers with vital facts about missing individuals and to increase public awareness. This provides young viewers with tips about how to ensure their safety while learning how to protect and watch out for others.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Think Big (DT-1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Think Big, kids acquire and showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, design and teamwork. May the brightest mind win! Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following 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 (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Heroes Among Us (DT-2, The Works Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00A, 11:30A
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. This is an E/I documentary series featuring true stories of exceptional men, women and children making a difference across the country. This series features stories designed for all ages, in addition, select stories are specifically produced for children sixteen and under (target age thirteen to sixteen). From highly trained professionals to ordinary citizens selflessly putting themselves in harm's way, the program celebrates the heroes in our nation today while going one step further, and teaching key response behaviors critical to overcoming every day, unforeseen dangers.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Into The Wild (DT-2, The Works Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00A, 10:30A
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. This is a very informative and delightful educational weekly E/I wildlife series. Each episode features a close-up exploration into the world of wild animals living around the world. There is a special focus on the importance of habitat conservation as well as an emphasis on protecting endangered species. This series is specifically produced for children sixteen and under, specifically thirteen through sixteen.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Killer Instinct (DT-2, The Works Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00A, 11:30A
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. This is a weekly E/I wildlife series. This very informative and insightful educational program provides an in-depth understanding of wild animals from the unique viewpoint of Australian animal expert Rob Bredl who is known as the Barefoot Bushman. This series is specifically produced for children sixteen and under, specifically thirteen through sixteen.

Certification

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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.

NRJ TV Philly License Co., LLC


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