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

FRN:
0009804139
File Number:
CPR-141778
Submit Date:
04/11/2013
Call Sign:
WCBI-TV
Facility ID:
12477
City:
COLUMBUS
State:
MS
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/11/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2013

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 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 CBS , CW , MNT
Nielsen DMA Columbus-Tupelo-W Pt.
Web Home Page Address WWW.WCBI.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 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/1230PM
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. On each episode, Schwartz asks people questions from three different categories. Unlike on a traditional game show, participants of On the Spot do not win prizes or have their answers tallied. The show's format is most similar to The Tonight Show's, "Jaywalking" segment and the show Street Smarts. After each question is asked to five or six participants, the correct answer is revealed and explained. The show is produced to be both informational and entertaining.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title DOG TALES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. This show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various vet experts explaining different issues affecting canines. It has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core programming as specified by the Commission's office.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy follows the character Oscar, in the role of his alter-ego Nanoboy, as he harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL SCIENCE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/11AM
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. "ANIMAL SCIENCE" is a brand new half-hour weekly E/I animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under (target audience is 13-16). While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, we go one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/10AM
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes The program was designed to serve the education and information needs of children ages 6-11. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/1030AM
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons offers viewers a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of American Youth (ages 18 and younger), including world class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars and entrepeneurs. These extraordinary young people are making a difference in the world, p r o v i n g t h a t a n y g o a l i s a t t a i n a b l e .
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title CHAT ROOM
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/12PM
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. "ChatRoom" is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 & under (specific target audience is 13-16) through re-enacting teen-oriented dilemmas and discussing them in an open and honest format. More than any other group, teens are on the frontlines of dealing with complex subjects as they stand at the crossroads between childhood and adulthood. "ChatRoom" may not have all the answers but it offers a place where young people can watch and discuss the problems they face Title
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/930AM
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title MIH:TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/1230PM
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. Made in Hollywood- teen addition was created to provide career information and advice from top technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries.It has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core programming as specified by the Commission's office.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/9AM
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title CAREER DAYS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. It provides an avenue to view expert experiences that led them to chose their career. It supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Its attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and persarveranence 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 (16 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/1030AM
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL ATLAS IS AN ENTERTAINING SHOW THAT EXPLORES THE WORLD OF ANIMAL WILDLIFE. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title GREAT BIG WORLD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/1130AM
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. Friendship is a central theme to all episodes. Each episode educates and informs the audience with lessons in geography, the initial and ongoing development of culture, volunteer opportunities, social dynamics, action and adventure, arts and entertainment, national customs, local transportation and trivia. The series highlights the need for volunteering and helping behavior, not only in geographic areas of near proximity, but also around the world. Each episode presents social responsibility and selfless behavior in a positive and encouraging manner. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World achieves the goals of providing children with a television show that meets the core programming requirements as determined by the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/10AM
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE SERIES FEATURES FOOTAGE OF MAMMELS, BIRDS, REPTILES, FISH, AND INSECTS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CONTINENT. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes The program was designed to serve the education and information needs of children ages 6-11. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title LIVE LIFE & WIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/12PM
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. Live Life & Win! is designed "to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts; school and sports; exercise and nutrition; and health and wellness. The series will also promote social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS SERIES FOCUSES ON THE DEDICATED PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD WHO HELP SICK INJURED AND ABUSED ANIMALS. THIS PROGRAM INSTRUCTS CHILDREN ON THE PROPER CARE OF ANIMALS. THE SERIES FEATURES FOOTAGE OF MAMMELS, BIRDS, REPTILES, FISH, AND INSECTS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CONTINENT. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/9AM
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment. The show aims to teach critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing to encourage children to question the world around them. Through travel and investigation of ancient mysteries; focusing on history, culture, geography and international customs. Target teens 13 to 16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy follows the character Oscar, in the role of his alter-ego Nanoboy, as he harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/930AM
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV showcases our most eager young scientists in a way that encourages all kids to discover the wonders of science. It's a new approach in science television for kids, because it features ordinary children and their own science investigations. Whether shooting over moguls on free ride skis, getting up close and personal with alligators, or cooking up experiments in their own kitchens, the Dragonfly TV kids empower viewers to explore, question, and learn. In each episode, children tell how they pursued their own investigations, communicating the infectious excitement that comes with making their own discoveries.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison BOBBY BERRY
Address 201 5TH STREET SOUTH
City COLUMBUS
State MS
Zip 39701
Telephone Number 6623274444
Email Address BOBBY@WCBI.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. ANALOG OFF

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons offers viewers a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of American Youth (ages 18 and younger), including world class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars and entrepeneurs. These extraordinary young people are making a difference in the world, p r o v i n g t h a t a n y g o a l i s a t t a i n a b l e .
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy follows the character Oscar, in the role of his alter-ego Nanoboy, as he harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title GREAT BIG WORLD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/1130AM
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. Friendship is a central theme to all episodes. Each episode educates and informs the audience with lessons in geography, the initial and ongoing development of culture, volunteer opportunities, social dynamics, action and adventure, arts and entertainment, national customs, local transportation and trivia. The series highlights the need for volunteering and helping behavior, not only in geographic areas of near proximity, but also around the world. Each episode presents social responsibility and selfless behavior in a positive and encouraging manner. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World achieves the goals of providing children with a television show that meets the core programming requirements as determined by the FCC.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title CAREER DAYS
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. Career Day introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. It provides an avenue to view expert experiences that led them to chose their career. It supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Its attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and persarveranence children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/9AM
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment. The show aims to teach critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing to encourage children to question the world around them. Through travel and investigation of ancient mysteries; focusing on history, culture, geography and international customs. Target teens 13 to 16
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title CHAT ROOM
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/12PM
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. "ChatRoom" is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 & under (specific target audience is 13-16) through re-enacting teen-oriented dilemmas and discussing them in an open and honest format. More than any other group, teens are on the frontlines of dealing with complex subjects as they stand at the crossroads between childhood and adulthood. "ChatRoom" may not have all the answers but it offers a place where young people can watch and discuss the problems they face
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy follows the character Oscar, in the role of his alter-ego Nanoboy, as he harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/1030AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL ATLAS IS AN ENTERTAINING SHOW THAT EXPLORES THE WORLD OF ANIMAL WILDLIFE. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title ANIMAL SCIENCE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/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. "ANIMAL SCIENCE" is a brand new half-hour weekly E/I animal series with a uniquely scientific approach. This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under (target audience is 13-16). While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, we go one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/930AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dragonfly TV showcases our most eager young scientists in a way that encourages all kids to discover the wonders of science. It's a new approach in science television for kids, because it features ordinary children and their own science investigations. Whether shooting over moguls on free ride skis, getting up close and personal with alligators, or cooking up experiments in their own kitchens, the Dragonfly TV kids empower viewers to explore, question, and learn. In each episode, children tell how they pursued their own investigations, communicating the infectious excitement that comes with making their own discoveries.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/830AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - I
Origination Network
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title MIH:TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/1230PM
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. Made in Hollywood- teen addition was created to provide career information and advice from top technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries.It has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core programming as specified by the Commission's office.
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/930AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title DOG TALES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. This show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various vet experts explaining different issues affecting canines. It has educating and informting children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core programmming as specificed by the Commission's office.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/1030AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/1230PM
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. On each episode, Schwartz asks people questions from three different categories. Unlike on a traditional game show, participants of On the Spot do not win prizes or have their answers tallied. The show's format is most similar to The Tonight Show's, "Jaywalking" segment and the show Street Smarts. After each question is asked to five or six participants, the correct answer is revealed and explained. The show is produced to be both informational and entertaining.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title LIVE LIFE & WIN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN/12PM
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. Live Life & Win! is designed "to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts; school and sports; exercise and nutrition; and health and wellness. The series will also promote social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT/7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS SERIES FOCUSES ON THE DEDICATED PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD WHO HELP SICK INJURED AND ABUSED ANIMALS. THIS PROGRAM INSTRUCTS CHILDREN ON THE PROPER CARE OF ANIMALS. THE SERIES FEATURES FOOTAGE OF MAMMELS, BIRDS, REPTILES, FISH, AND INSECTS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CONTINENT. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE SERIES FEATURES FOOTAGE OF MAMMELS, BIRDS, REPTILES, FISH, AND INSECTS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CONTINENT. THIS PROGRAM IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO FURTHER THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN. HAS ENTERING AND INFORMING CHILDREN OF A SIGNIFICANT PURPOSE AND OTHERWISE MEETS THE DEFINITION OF CORE PROGRAMMING AS SPECIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONS RULE

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