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

FRN:
0022491864
File Number:
CPR-141931
Submit Date:
05/31/2013
Call Sign:
WNWO-TV
Facility ID:
73354
City:
TOLEDO
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
05/31/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Toledo
Web Home Page Address www.northwestohio.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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY AT 8:30AM
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life, from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D, and her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes, and Mo - definitely an offbeat family! Courtney's home is warm, friendly, and inviting. A cozy place, where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs, and hearing stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS AT 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Magic School Bus" is based on a series of children's books about science. The show features an ingenious elementary school teacher, Ms. Fizzle, who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. During each fact-filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system , the human body, or even inside weather systems, Ms. Fizzle encourages her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research.
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 THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (MAIN DIGITAL)
List date and time rescheduled 7/5/11 12:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-07-02
Episode # 7/2/11 MSB304
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title BABAR (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS AT 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Babar, based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibilty, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
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 BABAR (MAIN DIGITAL)
List date and time rescheduled 7/5/11 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 2011-07-02
Episode # 7/2/11 BAR113
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title SHELLDON (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "SHELLDON" is an animated series that takes place in Shell Land, a mythical undersea world populated by characters from a wide array of water dwelling species. The main character, Shelldon, is an orphaned yoka shell mollusk who was adopted by the Clam family, and now lives with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and venerated inventor, and Connie, a cowry shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the inn. Shelldon and his buddies Herman (a Hermit crab) and Connie always work together and solve problems that they face in school or in the community. A recurring problem is to staunch the plans of the local millionaire, Cecil Cracken, whose greed puts making money over protecting the environment. Dr. Shell is typically the children's key provider of knowledge and other resources. In each episode, the children learn a significant socio-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.
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 SHELLDON (MAIN DIGITAL)
List date and time rescheduled 7/4/11 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 2011-07-02
Episode # 7/2/11 SHL003
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title BETA RECORDS (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY AT 8:30AM
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. BETA Records is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major and indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legenday artisits), 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 15) Response
Program Title PEARLIE (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Pearlie" is an animated comedy series about an optimistic, light-hearted fairy named Pearlie who sees good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgement anad learning how to avoid getting into trouble. In each episode, Pearlie approaches new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
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 PEARLIE (MAIN DIGITAL)
List date and time rescheduled 9/17/11 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-09-17
Episode # 9/17/11 PEA112
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program PEARLIE (MAIN DIGITAL)
List date and time rescheduled 7/6/11 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 2011-07-02
Episode # 7/2/11 PEA106
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title TURBO DOGS (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Turbo Dogs is a show about six canine friends-Dash, GT, Clutch, Stinkbert, Strut and Mags-who have their own distinct characteristics but share a common love of racing cars. The fastest dogs in Racerville, the turbo dogs, often compete with one another in races. The dogs each have their own racers, which they maintain regularly, and that are equipped with individual GPS systems to help and guide them. Each story begins with one of the turbo dogs encountering a problem that must be resolved while preparing to compete. Usually, the turbo dogs learn his/her lesson through experience and accountabilty for negative behavior. Social-emotional messages about sportmanship, teamwork, cooperation, and fairness developed in the story are emphasized in a separate tag at the end of each episode.
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 TURBO DOGS (MAIN DIGITAL)
List date and time rescheduled 7/4/11 12:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-07-02
Episode # 7/2/11 TDO124
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title IN THE ZONE (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY AT 8:00AM
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. MJ along with his friends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Carmelo Anthony, Kenny "The Jet" Smith, and many more teach teens the importance of conditioning and education in order to master the intricacies of sports ranging from basketball, baseball, football, soccer, hockey, tennis etc.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title WILLA'S WILD LIFE (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "WILLA" is a new animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals-an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the anminals, and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence and become altruistic.
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 WILLA'S WILD LIFE (MAIN DIGITAL)
List date and time rescheduled 9/17/11 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 2011-09-17
Episode # 9/17/11 WIL013
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program WILLA'S WILD LIFE (MAIN DIGITAL)
List date and time rescheduled 7/6/11 12:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-07-02
Episode # 7/2/11 WIL013
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title ACADEMIC CHALLENGE (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 7:00PM & 7:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
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. Academic Challenge is an educational game show that has 32 different area High School teams compete against each other in a single elimination tournament. Questions come from many different high school age appropriate categories including math, science, history, literature, and popular culture. The four rounds consisting of buzz in rounds and timed segments, with each team having four players representing their High School trying to answer the various questions presented by the host.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY AT 8:30AM
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. The Real Winning Edge series is developed to be an educational/informational (E/I) program for the 13-16 year age group. It is designed to help youths make winning choices in their lives in order to grow to be productive citizens. This series is based on role models who are making pro-social life choices. The Real Winning Edge delivers to our nation's youth the kind of entertainment value they enjoy watching, while promoting a value system that enforces a strong source of purpose and worthiness. This television series includes three profiles of young achievers per 30 minute episode.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY AT 8:30AM
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. Wild America is targeted to children ages 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent and 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.We expect the children viewing the program will achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species because of the up-close and detailed photography of the series. Through this understanding, it is hoped children will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect its natural species.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title ARIEL, ZOEY, ELI TOO (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRIDAY AT 8:30AM
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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, too (AZE2) introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel & Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans and Eli makes them laugh. They interview famous people, make cupcakes with famous chefs and perform their signature songs while Eli is of course getting into mischief. AZE2 have performed at Detroit Pistons basketball games, before New York Mets games at CITI Field, shea stadium, and in our Nation's Capital where they performed for children of wounded troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title ANGEL'S FRIENDS (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY AT 8:00AM
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. Angel's Friends provides CORE programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens including social themes and coping strategies through school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels and their nemesis - The Devils - that are practicing to become Guardian Devils. Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life. The mult-ethnic angels serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, bullying and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS ADVENTURE (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY AT 8:00AM
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids Adventures has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world. The intent is to motivate other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
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)? No
Name of children's programming liaison Chris Topf
Address 300 South Byrne Road
City Toledo
State OH
Zip 43615
Telephone Number 419-535-0024
Email Address ctofp@wnwo.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 report was originally filed 10/06/2011 and a corrected version was filed on 05/31/2013

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title MONSTERS AND PIRATES (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRIDAY AT 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series has it all: villains, monsters, treasure maps, dangerous seas, and always a BIG problem to solve. The two groups, who have gone to Blackbeard Academy, are believable and fun. There is just enough humor to keep interest high.Woven into each plot there is a problem to solve and although the participants are pirates, they choose good over evil. They help people, even the group that they are in competition with. Their purpose is to restore good. They do not believe in cheating and respect the laws of the sea. Through teamwork and co-operation they solve the problem that is put in front of them. They are brave and generous and fight against greed.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY AT 8:30AM
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. Wild America is targeted to children ages 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent and 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.We expect the children viewing the program will achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species because of the up-close and detailed photography of the series. Through this understanding, it is hoped children will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect its natural species.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title PEARLIE (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Pearlie" is an animated comedy series about an optimistic, light-hearted fairy named Pearlie who sees good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgement anad learning how to avoid getting into trouble. In each episode, Pearlie approaches new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title PASSPORT TO EXPLORE (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY AT 8:00AM
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. Passport to Explore is an International syndicated half hour educational travel/adventure series. The mission is to travel the globe in search of exciting and adventure-filled places and to learn a little something in the process as well.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title BETA RECORDS (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY AT 8:30AM
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. BETA Records is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major and indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legenday artisits), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title BABAR (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Babar, based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibilty, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title VIRUS ATTACK (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY AT 8:00AM
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. Virus Attack is a series that depicts pollution as DNA infected by viruses, which are infecting a city with the sole purpose of destroying it. The three main characters, David, Alice, and George represent the anti-viruses who are trying to help. David has become the power to ward off the evil viruses. His father, Professor Amaldi, has devoted his life to finding a solution to the evil gene of wickedness. It is an interesting metaphor for pollution.The series shows elements of courage, friendship, and problem solving. Although the concept is far-fetched, it brings enough science concepts to make it plausible.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title ANGEL'S FRIENDS (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY AT 8:30AM
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. Angel's Friends provides CORE programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens including social themes and coping strategies through school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels and their nemesis - The Devils - that are practicing to become Guardian Devils. Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life. The mult-ethnic angels serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, bullying and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title SHELLDON (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "SHELLDON" is an animated series that takes place in Shell Land, a mythical undersea world populated by characters from a wide array of water dwelling species. The main character, Shelldon, is an orphaned yoka shell mollusk who was adopted by the Clam family, and now lives with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and venerated inventor, and Connie, a cowry shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the inn. Shelldon and his buddies Herman (a Hermit crab) and Connie always work together and solve problems that they face in school or in the community. A recurring problem is to staunch the plans of the local millionaire, Cecil Cracken, whose greed puts making money over protecting the environment. Dr. Shell is typically the children's key provider of knowledge and other resources. In each episode, the children learn a significant socio-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Magic School Bus" is based on a series of children's books about science. The show features an ingenious elementary school teacher, Ms. Fizzle, who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. During each fact-filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system , the human body, or even inside weather systems, Ms. Fizzle encourages her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title ARIEL, ZOEY,ELI TOO (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRIDAY AT 8:30AM
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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, too (AZE2) introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel & Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans and Eli makes them laugh. They interview famous people, make cupcakes with famous chefs and perform their signature songs while Eli is of course getting into mischief. AZE2 have performed at Detroit Pistons basketball games, before New York Mets games at CITI Field, shea stadium, and in our Nation's Capital where they performed for children of wounded troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title ACADEMIC CHALLENGE (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 7:00PM
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. Academic Challenge is an educational game show that has 32 different area High School teams compete against each other in a single elimination tournament. Questions come from many different high school age appropriate categories including math, science, history, literature, and popular culture. The four rounds consisting of buzz in rounds and timed segments, with each team having four players representing their High School trying to answer the various questions presented by the host.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title WILLA'S WILD LIFE (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 12:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "WILLA" is a new animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals-an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the anminals, and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence and become altruistic.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES (RTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY AT 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life, from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D, and her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes, and Mo - definitely an offbeat family! Courtney's home is warm, friendly, and inviting. A cozy place, where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs, and hearing stories.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title TURBO DOGS (MAIN DIGITAL)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Turbo Dogs is a show about six canine friends-Dash, GT, Clutch, Stinkbert, Strut and Mags-who have their own distinct characteristics but share a common love of racing cars. The fastest dogs in Racerville, the turbo dogs, often compete with one another in races. The dogs each have their own racers, which they maintain regularly, and that are equipped with individual GPS systems to help and guide them. Each story begins with one of the turbo dogs encountering a problem that must be resolved while preparing to compete. Usually, the turbo dogs learn his/her lesson through experience and accountabilty for negative behavior. Social-emotional messages about sportmanship, teamwork, cooperation, and fairness developed in the story are emphasized in a separate tag at the end of each episode.

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