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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-119828
Submit Date:
04/08/2011
Call Sign:
WLAX
Facility ID:
2710
City:
LA CROSSE
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

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 FOX
Nielsen DMA LaCrosse-Eau Claire
Web Home Page Address www.fox25fox48.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 4.0
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: 0.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 830AM-9AM (1/2-3/27/2011)
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. "Teen Kids News" meets FCC requirements for the core children's programming by producing each week educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word," (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The Program stimulates the 13 - 16 year old's curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience. More than 5,000 schools are using TKN as part of their school curriculum and affiliate stations have already contacted school systems in that regard. The full scripts are available to provide easy access for teachers to use in their classrooms.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7AM-730AM (1/1-3/26/2011)
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 Young Icons" gives you a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of Americas youth (age 18 and younger), including world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs. These extraordinary young people are making a real difference in the world, and prove that children really can accomplish amazing and inspirational things. (E/I) for children age 13-16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8AM-830AM (1/1-3/26/2011)
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 0 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Curiosity Quest Goes Green" serves the educational and informational needs of children 12 years of age and under with its program content , including scientific principles and their practical applications in everyday life. The series allows children to explore the world of green living. The series also educates and informs youngsters about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment. Each episode highlights a different aspect of environmental challenges and possible solutions. The weekly series also promotes childrens writing and creative skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7A-730AM (1/2-3/27/2011)
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's Into The Wild" takes viewers on exciting journeys to learn about animals and the places they live. In addition to the educational aspect of the program, Jack brings the affective aspect to wildlife education, engaging the emotional appeal of the wild animals and the conversation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife. Combining data-oriented scientific information with the concern of the conservation status of wildlife and the environment enforces the educational value and impact of the program. The program was regularly scheduled and aired between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and was identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13-16 year old), at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 830AM-9AM (1/1-3/26/2011)
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. Mystery Hunters Do the ghosts of Gettysburg roam the fields where famous battles were once fought? Join teenage reporters Araya and Christina as they travel across the globe to answer these questions and more. Inquisitive minds will follow our young detectives as they conduct fun experiments to uncover the truth on the worlds greatest myths and mysteries. Join Mystery Hunters for a wild ride around the world and into the unknown. E/I with target group teens 13-16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730AM-8AM (1/1-3/26/2011)
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 show "Pets.TV" explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (8)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 8) Response
Program Title WILLA'S WILD LIFE (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 11-1130AM (3/26/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions -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. "Willa's Wild Life," based on the book An Octopus Followed Me Home, by Dan Yaccarino, is an animated series centered on a six-year-old girl and her menagerie of animals. Willa lives at home with her father and pets - an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, penguins, and lots of rabbits. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With her animals and best friend Dooley as key elements of her team, Willa works on solutions to overcome her challenge. Together they find ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic. With help from her animal friends, Willa figures out how to earn the things she wants by helping others. She learns to appreciate the friends that she has rather than trying to change to fit in with the "cool" group. She realizes that asking questions is better than jumping to conclusions. Whether at school, home or in the neighborhood, Willa finds a way to analyze her situation and learn from experience.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 8) Response
Program Title SHELLDON (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 930-10AM (3/26/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions -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 about a school-aged yoka shell mollusk named Shelldon. He lives with his adoptive family, the Clams, in Shell Land, an undersea community populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowrie shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab), face a specific challenge in every episode. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In most cases, they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct social-emotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and environmental conservation.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 8) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SUN 1030-11AM (3/28/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions -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. Aqua Kids provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but itaims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth - the oceans. Each episode provides information related to a specific topic and gives an educational approach to understand the topic related to the entire ecosystem of the earth. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and the importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and educators, Aqua Kids encourages children to take an active role in protecting the future of their communities and the world.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 8) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 630A-7AM (1/1-3/26/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -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. Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. The program is 30 minutes in length, and was identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13-16 year old), at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 8) Response
Program Title TURBO DOGS (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 9-930AM (3/26/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions -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 an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6 of 8) Response
Program Title BABAR (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 1030-11AM (3/26/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions -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, "Babar" 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 responsibility, 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 program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (7 of 8) Response
Program Title PEARLIE (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 1130AM-12PM (3/26/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions -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. "Pearlie" is an animated comedy series based on the children's book series, Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 6 to 10-year-old range, episodes focus on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order, she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin, Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, Pearlie approaches new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the 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 program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (8 of 8) Response
Program Title THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 10-1030AM (3/26/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions -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 written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer 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. Each episode is a fact-filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges them to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 6 to 10 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a social-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Patricia Ann Stiphout
Address 1305 Interchange Place
City La Crosse
State WI
Zip 54603
Telephone Number (608) 781-0025
Email Address pstiphout@hotmail.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. "As an non-profit accommodation to LaCrosse's NBC affiliate WEAU, whose broadcast tower collapsed, WLAX has broadcast the WEAU program schedule on its dot 2 digital stream starting March 25, 2011 through March 31, 2011."

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8AM-830AM (4/2-6/25/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Curiosity Quest Goes Green" serves the educational and informational needs of children 12 years of age and under with its program content , including scientific principles and their practical applications in everyday life. The series allows children to explore the world of "green" living. The series also educates and informs youngsters about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment. Each episode highlights a different aspect of environmental challenges and possible solutions. The weekly series also promotes children's writing and creative skills.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 830AM-9AM (4/3-6/26/2011)
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" meets FCC requirements for the core children's programming by producing each week educational features such as, "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word," (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The Program stimulates the 13 - 16 year old's curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience. More than 5,000 schools are using TKN as part of their school curriculum and affiliate stations have already contacted school systems in that regard. The full scripts are available to provide easy access for teachers to use in their classrooms.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title WILLA'S WILDLIFE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11-1130AM (4/2-6/25/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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's Wild Life," based on the book An Octopus Followed Me Home, by Dan Yaccarino, is an animated series centered on a six-year-old girl and her menagerie of animals. Willa lives at home with her father and pets - an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, penguins, and lots of rabbits. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With her animals and best friend Dooley as key elements of her team, Willa works on solutions to overcome her challenge. Together they find ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic. With help from her animal friends, Willa figures out how to earn the things she wants by helping others. She learns to appreciate the friends that she has rather than trying to change to fit in with the "cool" group. She realizes that asking questions is better than jumping to conclusions. Whether at school, home or in the neighborhood, Willa finds a way to analyze her situation and learn from experience.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7AM-730AM (4/3-6/26/2011)
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's Into The Wild" takes viewers on exciting journeys to learn about animals and the places they live. In addition to the educational aspect of the program, Jack brings the affective aspect to wildlife education, engaging the emotional appeal of the wild animals and the conservation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife. Combining data-oriented scientific information with the concern of the conservation status of wildlife and the environment enforces the educational value and impact of the program. The program was regularly scheduled and aired between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and was identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13-16 year old), at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title MYSTERY QUEST (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 830AM-9AM (4/2-6/25/2011)
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. "Mystery Hunters" Do the ghosts of Gettysburg roam the fields where famous battles were once fought? Join teenage reporters Araya and Christina as they travel across the globe to answer these questions and more. Inquisitive minds will follow our young detectives as they conduct fun experiments to uncover the truth on the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Join Mystery Hunters for a wild ride around the world and into the unknown. E/I with target group teens 13-16
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 7AM-730AM (4/2-6/25/2011)
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 Young Icons" gives you a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of America's youth (age 18 and younger), including world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs. These extraordinary young people are making a real difference in the world, and prove that children really can accomplish amazing and inspirational things. (E/I) for children age 13-16
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (17.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730AM-8AM (4/2-6/25/2011)
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 show "Pets.TV" explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title BABAR (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1030-11AM (4/2-6/25/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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, "Babar" 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 responsibility, 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 (9 of 14) Response
Program Title TURBO DOGS (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9-930AM (4/2-6/25/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS (17.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 1030-11AM (4/3-6/26/2011)
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" provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but itaims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth - the oceans. Each episode provides information related to a specific topic and gives an educational approach to understand the topic related to the entire ecosystem of the earth. Aqua Kids provides kids with a way to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world and the importance of preserving their fragile aquatic habitats. Through the use of hands-on collaboration between kids and science researchers and educators, Aqua Kids encourages children to take an active role in protecting the future of their communities and the world.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title SHELLDON (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 930-10AM (4/2-6/25/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 about a school-aged yoka shell mollusk named Shelldon. He lives with his adoptive family, the Clams, in Shell Land, an undersea community populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowrie shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab), face a specific challenge in every episode. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In most cases, they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct social-emotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and environmental conservation.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title THIS WEEK IN BASEBALL (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 230-3PM (4/2-6/25/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "This Week In Baseball" highlights the pro-social on-and-off the field activities of MLB's leading players and coaches. Working with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), "This Week In Baseball" seeks to provide today's youth with educational messages that can have an impact on development of positive lifestyle behaviors. The program portrays the positive outcomes that result from dedication, hard work, self-discipline, teamwork, practice and personal responsibilities. The program relates the achievements and experiences of baseball players to potential achievements in life. The program was regularly scheduled and aired between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm. The program is 30 minutes in length, and was identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13-16 year old), at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10-1030AM (4/2-6/25/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer 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. Each episode is a fact-filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges them to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 6 to 10 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a social-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title PEARLIE (17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1130AM-12PM (4/2-6/25/2011)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 based on the children's book series, Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 6 to 10-year-old range, episodes focus on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order, she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin, Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, Pearlie approaches new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the 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.

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