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

FRN:
0016237976
File Number:
CPR-155387
Submit Date:
07/02/2014
Call Sign:
WHME-TV
Facility ID:
36117
City:
SOUTH BEND
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/02/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2014

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

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Contact Representatives (0)

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA South Bend-Elkhart
Web Home Page Address www.whme.com

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 7.0
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: 6.0
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(26)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 26) Response
Program Title The Lone Ranger (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 50
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 Lone Ranger, which airs on our second digital channel, shows young viewers and families about a person who stands up for what is right and decent and the adversity that sometimes comes along with this. This program meets the definition of core programming as it teaches children various lessons on building character and learning to persevere through hardships that may come their way. It also teaches valuable lessons on values and morals the importance of each.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 26) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed.2pm
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. "WHADDYADO" is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform,inspire and entertain children 16 & under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. Using a combination of actual dramatic footage, re-enactments, and demonstrations,"WHADDYADO" provides a compelling look at perilous situations that have occurred in real life. Then, using interviews with the participants, and instructions from experts, we learn what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. Also, in an effort to help young people make the right decision at the right time many episodes will feature a Moral Dilemma segment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 26) Response
Program Title Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 3pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Fat Albert, airing on our third digital channel, is an animated series created, produced, and hosted by educator and comedian Bill Cosby who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself. The show, based on Cosby's remembrances of his childhood gang, centered on Albert (known for his catchphrase "Hey hey hey!"), and his friends. Every episode has an educational lesson emphasized by Cosby's live-action segments, and the gang would usually gather in their North Philadelphia junkyard to play a rock song on their cobbled-together instruments at the end of the show. Fat Albert qualifies as core programming because every episode teaches a life lesson that appeals to kids aged 7-12, the implied ages of the characters on the show. It also reflects Bill Cosby's strong educational focus that emphasizes taking responsibility for one's actions and being accountable.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 26) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered - 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 26) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 weekly series airing on our third digital channel is to provide teenagers with entertaining and educational career guidance. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually entail and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular field.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 26) Response
Program Title Career Day (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri.2pm, Sat.8:30am
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training (Fouad, 1995). As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow's Workplace, "Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work" (p.5). The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education (Broadening Career Horizons for Students in At-Risk Environments, O'Brien et al (1999). Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 26) Response
Program Title Zoo Diaries (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Zoo Diaries focuses on the zoo as a modern-day Ark, where animals are increasingly protected from the threat of extinction. Each episode goes behind the scenes, providing an up close and personal look at both the animals and the people who care for them. Featuring real people in real situations, it follows the day-to-day activities, passions and triumphs of one of the most unique professions on earth, presenting positive role models and pro-social values. Zoo Diaries takes teenage viewers behind the scenes at North American Zoo's, large and small. These include the San Diego, Toronto, Wichita and Vancouver Zoos. They get up close and personal with wild & endangered animals, and the fascinating lives of the humans who care for them - the zookeepers, veterinarians, attendants, animal psychologists & preservationists.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 26) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of this weekly half-hour program for young children, which airs on our second digital channel, was developed with guidance from Dr. Janice K. Battenberg and Dr. Mary Beth Leidman, two highly respected educators. Gina D's Kids Club is a viable vehicle in the development of the self-image, social, math, and reading skills in young children. The main character, Gina D, is a fun loving and positive role model who connects with her 2 to 6 year-old audience in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. Children are not only educated, but are entertained by a cast of whimsical characters which include Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Millie Muffin, Pierre D'Artist, TV Ted, and Doggy Brown. Gina D's Kids Club is a place where every kid belongs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 26) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Aqua Kids clearly meets the goal of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 26) Response
Program Title The Lone Ranger (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
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 Lone Ranger, which airs on our third digital channel, shows young viewers and families about a person who stands up for what is right and decent and the adversity that sometimes comes along with this. This program meets the definition of core programming as it teaches children various lessons on building character and learning to persevere through hardships that may come their way. It also teaches valuable lessons on values and morals the importance of each.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 26) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 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. This half-hour weekly series for teenagers provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually entail and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular field.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 26) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 weekly series airing on our second digital channel is to provide teenagers with entertaining and educational career guidance. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually entail and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular field.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 26) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. Parents have trusted Adventures in Odyssey since 1987 to provide character-building stories kids love. This series, which airs on our second digital channel, presents original stories brought to life by actors who make you feel like part of the experience. These fictional character-building dramas are created by an award-winning team that uses storytelling to teach lasting truths.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 26) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow, airing on our second digital channel, features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body. The band, cheerleader, drill team, as well as both girls and boys athletic programs are highlighted on Sports Stars of Tomorrow creating a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. Education extends beyond the classroom. Extracurricular activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a "top level" performer in the sports arena. The program helps students realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 26) Response
Program Title Eyewitness Kids News (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs.2pm, Sat.8am
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 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eyewitness Kids News is a weekly news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is compelling as well as highly entertaining. The show features a diverse group of young journalists reporting from a professional news set and also from the field on stories of interest and educational value to kids their own age. This program is unique in television and has great appeal to kids who will want to identify with them and emulate them. Eyewitness Kids News meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on current events and trends for youth through the clear voice of a child. It is specifically designed to appeal to an audience on its own level.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 26) Response
Program Title Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 3pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 50
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 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Fat Albert, airing on our second digital channel, is an animated series created, produced, and hosted by educator and comedian Bill Cosby who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself. The show, based on Cosby's remembrances of his childhood gang, centered on Albert (known for his catchphrase "Hey hey hey!"), and his friends. Every episode has an educational lesson emphasized by Cosby's live-action segments, and the gang would usually gather in their North Philadelphia junkyard to play a rock song on their cobbled-together instruments at the end of the show. Fat Albert qualifies as core programming because every episode teaches a life lesson that appeals to kids aged 7-12, the implied ages of the characters on the show. It also reflects Bill Cosby's strong educational focus that emphasizes taking responsibility for one's actions and being accountable.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 26) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of this weekly half-hour program for young children, which airs on our third digital channel, was developed with guidance from Dr. Janice K. Battenberg and Dr. Mary Beth Leidman, two highly respected educators. Gina D's Kids Club is a viable vehicle in the development of the self-image, social, math, and reading skills in young children. The main character, Gina D, is a fun loving and positive role model who connects with her 2 to 6 year-old audience in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. Children are not only educated, but are entertained by a cast of whimsical characters which include Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Millie Muffin, Pierre D'Artist, TV Ted, and Doggy Brown. Gina D's Kids Club is a place where every kid belongs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 26) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Aqua Kids clearly meets the goal of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 26) Response
Program Title Sports Start of Tomorrow (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow, airing on our third digital channel, features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body. The band, cheerleader, drill team, as well as both girls and boys athletic programs are highlighted on Sports Stars of Tomorrow creating a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. Education extends beyond the classroom. Extracurricular activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a "top level" performer in the sports arena. The program helps students realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 26) Response
Program Title Wild America (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. 2pm, Sat. 7am
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. Wild America is the first and only wildlife and nature series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first hand. Series highlights include a magnificent menagerie of mice, moose, marmot, mollusk, mink, mockingbird, marten, manatee, and many, many more. Wild America is a series families can enjoy together. Parents and children will be delighted as they learn about nature. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on how all wild creatures, including man, are inter-connected, through the animal's own eye view, focusing on the reality of life in the wild, including birth, mating, predation and death.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 26) Response
Program Title What Color is Your Dog (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 (formerly-Dog & Cat Training with Joel Silverman) The motto of the series Dog and Cat Training with Joel Silverman says it all - Bond with your heart, train with your brain. This series demonstrates learning a new skill by listening, watching, and following through geared towards ages 13-16 by using animals as a teaching tool, some skills demonstrated can be used in dealing with common life issues as well. Issues that arise through training an animal are to encourage patience and discipline. Responsibility of caring for an animal instills compassion and concern. It is also a listening exercise to comprehend information. Ultimately, the child will gain an education through the art of training an animal which in turn can lead to more confidence, a sense of accomplishment and well-being. The series leads them to use the new skill as an opener to form new relationships and use their communication ability.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 26) Response
Program Title The Young Icons (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues.2pm
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 is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to accomplished 'teens' that have set goals and are giving back to their communities as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest shares their personal stories of what motivated them to take on their passion and/or focus in their chosen field of endeavor. One guest's message inspires young audiences to "never let age hold us back, no matter how old you may be". Parents play an important role in supporting their 'young icons'. As one parent stated, "You can take a simple idea and turn it into something that can help an awful lot of people." The program provides a motivational and inspirational message that empowers audiences of all ages that hard work; dedication and looking beyond ourselves will pay off for everyone. Each segment of The Young Icons delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 26) Response
Program Title Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri, 2:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Fat Albert is an animated series created, produced, and hosted by educator and comedian Bill Cosby who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself. The show, based on Cosby's remembrances of his childhood gang, centered on Albert (known for his catchphrase "Hey hey hey!"), and his friends. Every episode has an educational lesson emphasized by Cosby's live-action segments, and the gang would usually gather in their North Philadelphia junkyard to play a rock song on their cobbled-together instruments at the end of the show. Fat Albert qualifies as core programming because every episode teaches a life lesson that appeals to kids aged 7-12, the implied ages of the characters on the show. It also reflects Bill Cosby's strong educational focus that emphasizes taking responsibility for one's actions and being accountable.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 26) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 Outdoorsman has evolved into the nation's largest syndicated adventure series. The series format includes an FCC FRIENDLY (EI) educational blend of world class adventures in domestic and international locations. Environmental and conservation issues, teaching kids & people of all ages about wildlife, hunting, fishing, ethics and respect for nature and a celebration of the sporting lifestyle are important aspects of the format. The series is hosted by Outdoorsman International founder Buck McNeely. An international adventurer, dedicated conservationist and game management proponent, Buck promotes the enjoyment of the great outdoors for kids of all ages. This series gives young people motivation and inspiration to enjoy the great outdoors and follow their dreams of travel, adventure and exploration. It also aims to teach kids the key role sportsmen & women play in game management & habitat programs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (25 of 26) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 Outdoorsman has evolved into the nation's largest syndicated adventure series. The series format includes an FCC FRIENDLY (EI) educational blend of world class adventures in domestic and international locations. Environmental and conservation issues, teaching kids & people of all ages about wildlife, hunting, fishing, ethics and respect for nature and a celebration of the sporting lifestyle are important aspects of the format. The series is hosted by Outdoorsman International founder Buck McNeely. An international adventurer, dedicated conservationist and game management proponent, Buck promotes the enjoyment of the great outdoors for kids of all ages. This series gives young people motivation and inspiration to enjoy the great outdoors and follow their dreams of travel, adventure and exploration. It also aims to teach kids the key role sportsmen & women play in game management & habitat programs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (26 of 26) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 (hereafter AZE2) provides CORE programming in the areas of music art and history. For example AZE2 introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. The music on the show is produced by Emmy Winner David Barrett make certain all music is tailored perfectly for kids and have a positive message about life. AZE2s central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons treating others with respect and kindness. They cite examples of working with the homeless with animal shelters and with the armed services. The AZE2 series is a childrens informational show hosted by three siblings twin girls Ariel and Zoey and their younger brother Eli. As hosts they entertain and inform their audience through song dance music and dialogue. Boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 16 years old will be interested in watching each episode to learn something new and pertinent to adolescent life including following dreams and setting goals. Character education is an integral part of academic education as well as family life. This show supports and encourages respect for others having integrity following directions putting forth best effort and taking responsibility which is a wonderful message for American youth. AZE2 is an upbeat fun diverse and entertaining childrens television series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects while keeping their interest. Although it is a show that young people will be drawn to on their own parents can watch it with their children and use it as a discussion platform for many important subjects.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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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 Colleen Halt
Address 61300 S. Ironwood Rd.
City South Bend
State IN
Zip 46614
Telephone Number 574-231-5221
Email Address chalt@lesea.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. WHME ceased analog transmission in the first quarter of 2009, making any reference to our analog signal void.

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon.2pm, Sat.7am
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. Wild America is the first and only wildlife and nature series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first hand. Series highlights include a magnificent menagerie of mice, moose, marmot, mollusk, mink, mockingbird, marten, manatee, and many, many more. Wild America is a series families can enjoy together. Parents and children will be delighted as they learn about nature. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on how all wild creatures, including man, are inter-connected, through the animal's own eye view, focusing on the reality of life in the wild, including birth, mating, predation and death.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10am
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 accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Aqua Kids clearly meets the goal of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30am
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow features student athletes and their dedication to succeed in their sport while excelling in their academics and maintaining their personal lives. This show illustrates the importance of the many outstanding extracurricular activities students participate in, showing how each is a vital element to the entire student body. The band, cheerleader, drill team, as well as both girls and boys athletic programs are highlighted on Sports Stars of Tomorrow creating a balanced picture of the extracurricular activities available for the high school student. Education extends beyond the classroom. Extracurricular activities provide important challenges and lessons that mold students. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the young athletes as they strive to become a "top level" performer in the sports arena. The program helps students realize that their full potential in both life and the playing field are attainable with lots of hard work and determination.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Zoo Diaries (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10:30am
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. Zoo Diaries focuses on the zoo as a modern-day Ark, where animals are increasingly protected from the threat of extinction. Each episode goes behind the scenes, providing an up close and personal look at both the animals and the people who care for them. Featuring real people in real situations, it follows the day-to-day activities, passions and triumphs of one of the most unique professions on earth, presenting positive role models and pro-social values. Zoo Diaries takes teenage viewers behind the scenes at North American Zoo's, large and small. These include the San Diego, Toronto, Wichita and Vancouver Zoos. They get up close and personal with wild & endangered animals, and the fascinating lives of the humans who care for them - the zookeepers, veterinarians, attendants, animal psychologists & preservationists.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title What Color is Your Dog (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10am
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. What Color is Your Dog (formerly-Dog & Cat Training with Joel Silverman) The motto of the series Dog and Cat Training with Joel Silverman says it all - Bond with your heart, train with your brain. This series demonstrates learning a new skill by listening, watching, and following through geared towards ages 13-16 by using animals as a teaching tool, some skills demonstrated can be used in dealing with common life issues as well. Issues that arise through training an animal are to encourage patience and discipline. Responsibility of caring for an animal instills compassion and concern. It is also a listening exercise to comprehend information. Ultimately, the child will gain an education through the art of training an animal which in turn can lead to more confidence, a sense of accomplishment and well-being. The series leads them to use the new skill as an opener to form new relationships and use their communication ability.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am
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 Outdoorsman has evolved into the nation's largest syndicated adventure series. The series format includes an FCC FRIENDLY (EI) educational blend of world class adventures in domestic and international locations. Environmental and conservation issues, teaching kids & people of all ages about wildlife, hunting, fishing, ethics and respect for nature and a celebration of the sporting lifestyle are important aspects of the format. The series is hosted by Outdoorsman International founder Buck McNeely. An international adventurer, dedicated conservationist and game management proponent, Buck promotes the enjoyment of the great outdoors for kids of all ages. This series gives young people motivation and inspiration to enjoy the great outdoors and follow their dreams of travel, adventure and exploration. It also aims to teach kids the key role sportsmen & women play in game management & habitat programs.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title The Lone Ranger (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Lone Ranger shows young viewers and families about a person who stands up for what is right and decent and the adversity that sometimes comes along with this. This program meets the definition of core programming as it teaches children various lessons on building character and learning to persevere through hardships that may come their way. It also teaches valuable lessons on values and morals the importance of each.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This half-hour weekly series provides teenagers with entertaining and educational career guidance. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually entail and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular field.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat.7:30am
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 half-hour weekly series for teenagers provides entertaining and educational career guidance for young teenagers. In each episode, various careers are showcased on location at their particular job, giving the viewers a very realistic look into the day-to-day workings of many different careers. This program meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on the numerous careers available to them, what the job will actually entail and what they can expect on a day-to-day basis in that particular field.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of this weekly half-hour program for young children, was developed with guidance from Dr. Janice K. Battenberg and Dr. Mary Beth Leidman, two highly respected educators. Gina D's Kids Club is a viable vehicle in the development of the self-image, social, math, and reading skills in young children. The main character, Gina D, is a fun loving and positive role model who connects with her 2 to 6 year-old audience in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. Children are not only educated, but are entertained by a cast of whimsical characters which include Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Millie Muffin, Pierre D'Artist, TV Ted, and Doggy Brown. Gina D's Kids Club is a place where every kid belongs.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Career Day (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri. 2pm, Sat. 8:30am
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training (Fouad, 1995). As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow's Workplace, "Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work" (p.5). The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education (Broadening Career Horizons for Students in At-Risk Environments, O'Brien et al (1999). Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (46.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 3pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Fat Albert is an animated series created, produced, and hosted by educator and comedian Bill Cosby who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself. The show, based on Cosby's remembrances of his childhood gang, centered on Albert (known for his catchphrase "Hey hey hey!"), and his friends. Every episode has an educational lesson emphasized by Cosby's live-action segments, and the gang would usually gather in their North Philadelphia junkyard to play a rock song on their cobbled-together instruments at the end of the show. Fat Albert qualifies as core programming because every episode teaches a life lesson that appeals to kids aged 7-12, the implied ages of the characters on the show. It also reflects Bill Cosby's strong educational focus that emphasizes taking responsibility for one's actions and being accountable.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am
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. Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too (hereafter AZE2) provides CORE programming in the areas of music art and history. For example AZE2 introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. The music on the show is produced by Emmy Winner David Barrett make certain all music is tailored perfectly for kids and have a positive message about life. AZE2s central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons treating others with respect and kindness. They cite examples of working with the homeless with animal shelters and with the armed services. The AZE2 series is a childrens informational show hosted by three siblings twin girls Ariel and Zoey and their younger brother Eli. As hosts they entertain and inform their audience through song dance music and dialogue. Boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 16 years old will be interested in watching each episode to learn something new and pertinent to adolescent life including following dreams and setting goals. Character education is an integral part of academic education as well as family life. This show supports and encourages respect for others having integrity following directions putting forth best effort and taking responsibility which is a wonderful message for American youth. AZE2 is an upbeat fun diverse and entertaining childrens television series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects while keeping their interest. Although it is a show that young people will be drawn to on their own parents can watch it with their children and use it as a discussion platform for many important subjects.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11am
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 accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Aqua Kids clearly meets the goal of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Eyewitness Kids News (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs. 2pm, Sat. 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eyewitness Kids News is a weekly news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is compelling as well as highly entertaining. The show features a diverse group of young journalists reporting from a professional news set and also from the field on stories of interest and educational value to kids their own age. This program is unique in television and has great appeal to kids who will want to identify with them and emulate them. Eyewitness Kids News meets the definition of core programming because it educates and informs children on current events and trends for youth through the clear voice of a child. It is specifically designed to appeal to an audience on its own level.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Steal the Show (46.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am
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. Steal the Show provides CORE programming in the areas music, music composition, the music recording process and musical instruments. Ariel, Zoey and Eli Engelbert of the EI program Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too work to write and record an album with Grammy Winner Jim Peterik. All aspect of the process are covered - 1) Creating the melody, 2) writing the lyric, 3) creating harmonies, 4) developing instrumentals and 5) recording the song in the studio. With schools across the country cutting funding to music related programs, Steal the Show fills an important void. Students will be empowered with the knowledge and skills they will broaden and hone as they follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli on their journey with one of the most prominent songwriters of the past 20 years.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 2:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Fat Albert is an animated series created, produced, and hosted by educator and comedian Bill Cosby who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself. The show, based on Cosby's remembrances of his childhood gang, centered on Albert (known for his catchphrase "Hey hey hey!"), and his friends. Every episode has an educational lesson emphasized by Cosby's live-action segments, and the gang would usually gather in their North Philadelphia junkyard to play a rock song on their cobbled-together instruments at the end of the show. Fat Albert qualifies as core programming because every episode teaches a life lesson that appeals to kids aged 7-12, the implied ages of the characters on the show. It also reflects Bill Cosby's strong educational focus that emphasizes taking responsibility for one's actions and being accountable.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title The Young Icons (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues. 2pm
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 is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to accomplished 'teens' that have set goals and are giving back to their communities as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest shares their personal stories of what motivated them to take on their passion and/or focus in their chosen field of endeavor. One guest's message inspires young audiences to "never let age hold us back, no matter how old you may be". Parents play an important role in supporting their 'young icons'. As one parent stated, "You can take a simple idea and turn it into something that can help an awful lot of people." The program provides a motivational and inspirational message that empowers audiences of all ages that hard work; dedication and looking beyond ourselves will pay off for everyone. Each segment of The Young Icons delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Whaddyado (46.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. 2pm
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. "WHADDYADO" is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform,inspire and entertain children 16 & under (specific target audience is 13-16) about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere. Using a combination of actual dramatic footage, re-enactments, and demonstrations, "WHADDYADO" provides a compelling look at perilous situations that have occurred in real life. Then, using interviews with the participants, and instructions from experts, we learn what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. Also, in an effort to help young people make the right decision at the right time many episodes will feature a Moral Dilemma segment.

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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.

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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.

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