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

FRN:
0007580152
File Number:
CPR-147143
Submit Date:
10/23/2013
Call Sign:
WFMZ-TV
Facility ID:
39884
City:
ALLENTOWN
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/23/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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 Name, Type, and Contact Information

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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 Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Philadelphia
Web Home Page Address http://www.wfmz.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 4.0
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 504.0
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: 13.0
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 Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday & Saturday/8AM,8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Green Screen Adventures is intended to promote literacy. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool. It 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, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
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 Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8AM, Wednesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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. Digital Channel: Combining the art of storytelling and the element of song, the series presents everyday situations in an age appropriate way to help children learn about solving life's little problems.
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 Cookin' With Cutty
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Cookin' With Cutty promotes positive health and nutrition lifestyle choices for children and their parents. Fast paced, high energy segments focus on the benefits of eating well, exercising and being tobacco free while making if fun as well as educational.
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 Workforce
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30AM
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. Digital Channel: Workforce is a series designed to help young people make educated decisions about their future careers. Four teens are catapulted into a job for one day to find out first hand what different careers are all about.
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 Three Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 5PM / Starting 9/22 Sunday 3:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Analog and Digital Channel: Three Wide Life is an entertaining and informative TV show about life inside the garage, targeting the hard-core race fan. Three Wide Life is meant not only to entertain the race fans, but to also educate new viewers about the drivers, the business, and the people behind the teams.
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 Three Wide Life
List date and time rescheduled 07/19/13 1:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-07-20
Episode # 07/20/13 / #1309
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Three Wide Life
List date and time rescheduled 08/30/13 1:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-08-31
Episode # 08/31/13 / #1403
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 26) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history with visits to diverse locations across the U.S.
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 Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Analog and Digital Channel: Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
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 Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 07/16/13 1:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-07-19
Episode # 07/19/13 / #2142
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 08/27/13 1:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-08-30
Episode # 08/30/13 / #2186
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 26) Response
Program Title Distant Roads
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 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. Digital Channel: Distant Roads embraces the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom of RV ownership. Viewers share in the personal experiences of the show's hosts as they travel through the featured regions. They reveal in depth the cultural and historical perspective of the region while pointing out the geography, geology and other educational details of the various destinations. The program's health segments encourage viewers to exercise and stay healthy as they travel to educational and entertainment venues. This empowers audiences of all ages to pursue their dream to completion through the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom that our society encourages. Each segment of Distant Roads delivers and educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by the hosts and their 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 (9 of 26) Response
Program Title Kids Cooking For Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30AM
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. Digital Channel: Twins Mike and Will host this weekly TV show, based on experiences that began when the boys were only 5 years old. Each episode features cooking a particular dish, while emphasizing the importance of good nutrition, kitchen safety and a healthy lifestyle.
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 Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Each weekly episode provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. Each show includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned.
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
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday thru Friday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
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. Digital Channel: Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the young audience.
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 Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5PM/Starting 9/22 Sunday 5:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Wild America is geared at familiarizing children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact threat humans have while interacting in their environment.
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 Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 3:30PM/Starting 9/22 Sunday 5PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: This show takes a look at the top student athletes around the country, to see how they handle their schoolwork, training,and how they overcome any adversities in their life to achieve their dreams of becoming a great athlete.
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 Mad About.....
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Mad About... 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. It explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Mad About... team 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 cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills.
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 Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 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. Analog and Digital Channel: The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact threat humans have while interacting in their environment.
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 DragonFly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 9
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges while providing valuable information to reach answers.
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 DragonFly TV
List date and time rescheduled 08/29/13 8AM on 69.4
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-08-27
Episode # 08/27/13 / F-225
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program DragonFly TV
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-09-03
Episode # 09/03/13 / N/A
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program DragonFly TV
List date and time rescheduled 07/18/13 8AM on 69.4
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-07-16
Episode # 07/16/13 / F-219
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 26) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Digital Channel: Eco Company brings a fresh, engaging, and optimistic perspective to environmental issues through intervies and conversation reporting that is accessible, relevant and compelling. The program's energetic and outhful journalist/hosts present stories that promote an action-oriented approach to environmental issues.
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 Eco Company
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-07-18
Episode # 07/18/13 / N/A
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Eco Company
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2013-08-29
Episode # 08/29/13 N/A
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 26) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 1:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Animal Rescue showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the them. All stories are real and contain video of rescues. It also includes safety tips and info animals and their habitat.
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 Biz Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 1:30PM as of 09/08/13
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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiriing true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
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 9th Period
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 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. Digital Channel: During the school day, they're top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But come 9th period the textbooks are gone and the 3 kids team together and use the observation and deductive reasoning skills they've developed in class to solve the town's mysteries and crimes. Viewers will be engrossed in 9th Period as they use their own cognitive skills to solve the mysteries along with Peyton, Conner and Meg. Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge.
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 Safari
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM
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. Digital Channel: Wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals, exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat. Various age-approprate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations. NOTE: Due to an error caused by a bad version of the program that we received from the program distributor, the MeTV Network educational program "Safari," which aired on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 10:30- 11:00am Eastern/Pacific Time (9:30- 10:00am Central/Mountain Time) did not contain an "E/I" logo superimposition throughout the entire program. This program was identified by the Network as an "E/I" program to the suppliers of program guides, and it was also introduced by an announcement stating that the following program is an "E/I" program. In addition, the "E/I" logo did appear as a superimposition over the program for approximately the first five seconds at the start of each program segment. Due to an error, the logo did not continue to be superimposed thereafter. MeTV Network has informed us that this was an inadvertent error and actions have been taken to help ensure the error does not recur. In addition, this same program episode was aired in a rebroadcast on Saturday, March 30, 2013 from 11:00- 11:30am Eastern/Pacific Time (10:00- 10:30am Central/Mountain Time) in its established second home. This rebroadcast was publicized by announcements on MeTV Network, and the "E/I" logo was superimposed over the program for the entire program duration in this rebroadcast.
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 Mouse in the House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Mouse in the House features youngsters learning about science and pnysics by conducting experiments.
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 Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 1:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Animal Rescue showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the them. All stories are real and contain video of rescues. It also includes safety tips and info animals and their habitat.
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 Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30AM
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
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 Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: The major premise is establishing and reinforcing positive values and behaviors through original songs and character performances that children will choose to adopt and imitate. Scripts are designed to promote actions that support interpersonal skills such as helping others, negotiation, cooperation, sharing and tolerance with an ending (Gina D's letter to grandma) that reinforces those educational objectives. Content is lively and fun, produced with state of the art computer animation and original, positive songs and characters.
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 Dog and Cat Training
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 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. Digital Channel: In this entertaining weekly half hour program, Mr. Silverman, the well-known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our four-legged family companions.
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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Liaison Contact

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Barry N. Fisher
Address 300 E. Rock Rd.
City Allentown
State PA
Zip 18103
Telephone Number 610-798-4000
Email Address barryf@wfmz.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. WFMZ-TV is very active in its outreach to children in the community beyond its required children's programming. An outline of several projects WFMZ-TV has developed and are on going are listed below. Freddy Awards: The licensee actively works on a major theatre/performing arts scholarship program called the Freddy Awards. This program was developed to encourage students to excellence and seek careers in the performing arts. Over 31 high schools participated in the annual competition culminating in a live three-hour telecast announcing the winners of various competitions in the performing arts. Two significant college scholarships are awarded to students. WFMZ-TV has won numerous awards for this program including 2 Mid-Atlantic State Emmy Awards. Kids' News Set: WFMZ-TV has developed a Kids' News Set, which is complete with a replica of the station's news set, teleprompter, camera and lighting. The Kids' News Set was designed to allow kids to see how a newscast is produced and ask questions about broadcasting in general. Youth of all ages can sit at the set, read a prepared script from the teleprompter and is recorded for them to take home. The set has been at major events during the past year where a significant amount of the general public attended. Internship Program: College students spend a semester in a position that gives them hands on experience in their chosen field of interest. Students generally spend 15 hours per week during the semester working in our newsroom with reporters, photographers, producers, etc. Station management evaluates their performance and provides this information to the student's advisor. Shadowing Program: A program that allows local high school students to travel with reporters and photographers to help students understand the field of television news. These events are set up by a high school teacher or advisor to help students make informed career decisions. Da Vinci Discovery Science Center Outreach: WFMZ-TV has developed an on going educational platform at the Da Vinci Discovery Center for Science in Allentown. The effort includes a multiple interactive kiosk where students and the general public can learn about meteorology and how the forecast and weather presentations are produced at WFMZ-TV. A fully functional chroma key wall allows the public to experience how forecasters present the weather forecast. In addition to the educational center at the Da Vinci Discovery Center that runs daily seven days a week, WFMZ-TV's chief meteorologist speaks to classrooms of children an average of twice a week at the center. The presentation includes an interactive tour of the television station, discussion of the various jobs available in broadcasting and encouraging children in general to study and prepare for their futures. Homework Help Page: WFMZ-TV has also developed an on-line Homework Help Page on our website for weather related questions. Students have access to basic weather information and explanations. Students are also able to ask our meteorologist for help with their homework questions. Station Tours: WFMZ-TV conducts regular tours of the station to schools, clubs and community groups. Tours range from 5 to 12 people per tour and are conducted approximately 9 months of the year with an average of 1 tour per week. Tours include all aspects of the broadcast facility and attendee's questions are answered by news department personnel and other station employees.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title 9th Period
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 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. Digital Channel: During the school day, they're top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But come 9th period the textbooks are gone and the 3 kids team together and use the observation and deductive reasoning skills they've developed in class to solve the town's mysteries and crimes. Viewers will be engrossed in 9th Period as they use their own cognitive skills to solve the mysteries along with Peyton, Conner and Meg. Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday & Saturday 8AM,8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Digital Channel: Green Screen Adventures is intended to promote literacy. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool. It 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, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM
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. Digital Channel: Wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals, exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat. Various age-approprate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiriing true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Real Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday thru Friday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
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. Digital Channel: Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the young audience.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 1:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Dog Tales showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Distant Roads
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday & Tuesday 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Distant Roads embraces the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom of RV ownership. Viewers share in the personal experiences of the show's hosts as they travel through the featured regions. They reveal in depth the cultural and historical perspective of the region while pointing out the geography, geology and other educational details of the various destinations. The program's health segments encourage viewers to exercise and stay healthy as they travel to educational and entertainment venues. This empowers audiences of all ages to pursue their dream to completion through the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom that our society encourages. Each segment of Distant Roads delivers and educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by the hosts and their guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 1:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Animal Rescue showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the them. All stories are real and contain video of rescues. It also includes safety tips and info animals and their habitat.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday & Saturday 10:30AM
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. Digital Channel: Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog and Cat Training with Joel Silverman
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 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. In this entertaining weekly half hour program, Mr. Silverman, the well-known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our four-legged family companions.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday & Saturday 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Two intrepid young reporters, with the help of a skeptical magician and scientist, set out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. But they remain open to the unknown, to the things science can't yet explain.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8AM, Wednesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Digital Channel: Combining the art of storytelling and the element of song, the series presents everyday situations in an age appropriate way to help children learn about solving life's little problems.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 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. Digital Channel: Eco Company brings a fresh, engaging, and optimistic perspective to environmental issues through intervies and conversation reporting that is accessible, relevant and compelling. The program's energetic and outhful journalist/hosts present stories that promote an action-oriented approach to environmental issues.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Three Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 3:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Three Wide Life is an entertaining and informative TV show about life inside the garage, targeting the hard-core race fan. Three Wide Life is meant not only to entertain the race fans, but to also educate new viewers about the drivers, the business, and the people behind the teams.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday & Saturday 9AM
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. Digital Channel: Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history with visits to diverse locations across the U.S.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Mouse in the House features youngsters learning about science and pnysics by conducting experiments.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5PM, Friday 8AM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact threat humans have while interacting in their environment.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 1:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:00PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: This show takes a look at the top student athletes around the country, to see how they handle their schoolwork, training, and how they overcome any adversities in their life to achieve their dreams of becoming a great athlete.

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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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Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

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.

Maranatha Broadcasting Company


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