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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-126637
Submit Date:
01/09/2012
Call Sign:
WWBT
Facility ID:
30833
City:
RICHMOND
State:
VA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Richmond-Petersburg
Web Home Page Address www.nbc12.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 3.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:30am (channel 12.2)
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. Safari Tracks is an exciting, entertaining series of half-hour programs focused entirely on African wildlife. Each show explores the magnificent and mysterious world of Africa's animals, all in their natural habitat. Led by Ushaka, the show's young South African host, Safari Tracks takes the viewer to the brushlands of the savanna, the great Okavango, the remote beaches of Madagascar, and the greatest game reserves in Africa -- all with the goal of entertaining and educating young viewers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30am (channel 12.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. With an entertaining narrative, the series combines focused examinations of certain topics such as "Animal Appetites" (which explores the various diets of animals along with information about how animals catch and eat their food, how diets determine their lifestyle, etc.), "Animal Antics" (a hilarious look at the crazy physical antics and talents of certain species), "Animal Babies" (an intimate look at babies of various species, how they are born, how they are raised and the difficulties and delights of growing up), along with shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal takes the viewer into that animal's world as we see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habits, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Shelldon
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30am (main digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is an animated series about Shelldon, a school aged yoka shell mollusk who lives with the adoptive family, the Clams, in an undersea community called Shell Land, which is populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowry shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab) face a specific challenge in every episode of the show. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In all cases they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct socio-emotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and environmental conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Shelldon
List date and time rescheduled 11-26-11 1:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11-19-11 / #010
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Pearlie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30pm (main digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pearlie is an animated comedy series based on the children's book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 4-8 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie
List date and time rescheduled 12-04-11 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11-19-11 / #107
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00am (channel 12.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. With an entertaining narrative, the series combines focused examinations of certain topics such as "Animal Appetites" (which explores the various diets of animals along with information about how animals catch and eat their food, how diets determine their lifestyle, etc.), "Animal Antics" (a hilarious look at the crazy physical antics and talents of certain species), "Animal Babies" (an intimate look at babies of various species, how they are born, how they are raised and the difficulties and delights of growing up), along with shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal takes the viewer into that animal's world as we see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habits, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:00am (channel 12.2)
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 Atlas is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. With an entertaining narrative, the series combines focused examinations of certain topics such as "Animal Appetites" (which explores the various diets of animals along with information about how animals catch and eat their food, how diets determine their lifestyle, etc.), "Animal Antics" (a hilarious look at the crazy physical antics and talents of certain species), "Animal Babies" (an intimate look at babies of various species, how they are born, how they are raised and the difficulties and delights of growing up), along with shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal takes the viewer into that animal's world as we see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habits, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00am (main digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Turbo Dogs" is an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Turbo Dogs
List date and time rescheduled 11-26-11 1:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11-19-11 / #126
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12:30pm (channel 12.2)
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. Safari Tracks is an exciting, entertaining series of half-hour programs focused entirely on African wildlife. Each show explores the magnificent and mysterious world of Africa's animals, all in their natural habitat. Led by Ushaka, the show's young South African host, Safari Tracks takes the viewer to the brushlands of the savanna, the great Okavango, the remote beaches of Madagascar, and the greatest game reserves in Africa -- all with the goal of entertaining and educating young viewers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00pm (main digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Willa's Wild Life" is a new animated series centered on a six-year-old girl and her menagerie of animals. Willa lives at home with her father and pets: an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, penguins, and lots of rabbits. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With her animals and best friend Dooley as key elements of her team, Willa works on solutions to overcome her challenge. Together they find ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic. With help from her animal friends, Willa figures out how to earn the things she wants by helping others. She learns to appreciate the friends that she has rather than trying to change to fit in with the "cool" group. She realizes that asking questions is better than jumping to conclusions. Whether at school, home or in the neighborhood, Willa finds a way to analyze her situation and learn from experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Willa's Wild Life
List date and time rescheduled 11-27-11 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11-19-11 / #012
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 12:00pm (channel 12.2)
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. Safari Tracks is an exciting, entertaining series of half-hour programs focused entirely on African wildlife. Each show explores the magnificent and mysterious world of Africa's animals, all in their natural habitat. Led by Ushaka, the show's young South African host, Safari Tracks takes the viewer to the brushlands of the savanna, the great Okavango, the remote beaches of Madagascar, and the greatest game reserves in Africa -- all with the goal of entertaining and educating young viewers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Babar
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (main digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Babar" is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Babar
List date and time rescheduled 11-27-11 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11-19-11 / #205
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00am (main digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Magic School Bus is based on series of children's books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Magic School Bus
List date and time rescheduled 11-26-11 2:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode # 11-19-11 / #413
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Blake Peddicord
Address 5710 Midlothian Turnpike
City Richmond
State VA
Zip 23225
Telephone Number 804-230-7028
Email Address bpeddicord@nbc12.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. On February 6, 2012, WWBT will begin airing programming from the Me-TV network on digital channel 12.2. Starting on February 11, 2012, WWBT digital channel 12.2 will air educational and informational programming provided by the Me-TV Network: "Green Screen Adventures" and "M@d About...".

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Babar
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30am - main digital
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Babar" is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am & 9:30am; Sundays, 11:00am (First Warning Weather - digital 12.2) through 2/5/11
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 16
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 Atlas is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. With an entertaining narrative, the series combines focused examinations of certain topics such as Animal Appetites (which explores the various diets of animals along with information about how animals catch and eat their food, how diets determine their lifestyle, etc.), Animal Antics, (a hilarious look at the crazy physical antics and talents of certain species), Animal Babies (an intimate look at babies of various species, how they are born, how they are raised and the difficulties and delights of growing up), along with shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal takes the viewer into that animal's world as we see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habits, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Shelldon
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30am - main digital
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is an animated series about Shelldon, a school aged yoka shell mollusk who lives with the adoptive family, the Clams, in an undersea community called Shell Land, which is populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowry shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab) face a specific challenge in every episode of the show. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In all cases they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct socio-emotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and environmental conservation.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am - main digital
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Magic School Bus is based on series of children's books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Pearlie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30pm - main digital
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pearlie is an animated comedy series based on the children's book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 4-8 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm (First Warning Weather - digital 12.2) through 2/5/11
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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. Safari Tracks is an exciting, entertaining series of half-hour programs focused entirely on African wildlife. Each show explores the magnificent and mysterious world of Africa's animals, all in their natural habitat. Led by Ushaka, the show's young South African host, Safari Tracks takes the viewer to the brushlands of the savanna, the great Okavango, the remote beaches of Madagascar, and the greatest game reserves in Africa -- all with the goal of entertaining and educating young viewers.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title M@d About...
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00am and 10:30am (Me-TV - digital 12.2) beginning 2/11/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 16
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. M@dAbout... provides CORE programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. M@dAbout... explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The M@dAbout... team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. M@dAbout... uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up the M@dAbout... cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. The M@dAbout... website that can be easily accessed by parents and educators providing a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It will also provide a listing of the days and times shows are aired on broadcasting stations through the USA. Advanced notice of programming will also be available to parents and consumers by the website.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays: 8:00am, 8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am (Me-TV - digital 12.2) beginning 2/11/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 60
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Utilizing humor as a powerful leaming tool, Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. Green Screen Adventures provides something that educators can't necessarily offer or replicate in a school setting, as it gives students a real world connection to their writing. Young students have the opportunity to understand the impact of writing on a broader audience by submitting their own writing to the show for consideration and adaptation. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academic skills, Green Screen Adventures focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. The writers for Green Screen Adventures walk the delicate line of adaptation, staying true to each child's ideas and each student's words, while at the same time creating dynamic and educational programming. They take the best elements of a child's work - including descriptive language, plot, or character and expand upon them aiming to produce the greatest impact.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00am - main digital
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Turbo Dogs is an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00pm - main digital
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Willa's Wild Life" is a new animated series centered on a six-year-old girl and her menagerie of animals. Willa lives at home with her father and pets: an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, penguins, and lots of rabbits. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With her animals and best friend Dooley as key elements of her team, Willa works on solutions to overcome her challenge. Together they find ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic. With help from her animal friends, Willa figures out how to earn the things she wants by helping others. She learns to appreciate the friends that she has rather than trying to change to fit in with the "cool" group. She realizes that asking questions is better than jumping to conclusions. Whether at school, home or in the neighborhood, Willa finds a way to analyze her situation and learn from experience.

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