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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0008390981
File Number:
CPR-138623
Submit Date:
01/18/2013
Call Sign:
WIIC-LP
Facility ID:
68411
City:
PITTSBURGH
State:
PA
Service:
Low Power Analog TV
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/18/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

General Information

Section Question Response
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 Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Pittsburgh
Web Home Page Address

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
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
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:
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?
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?

Digital Core Programs(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title SWAP TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY 3:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. SWAP TV IS A WEEKLY HALF HOUR TELEVISION SERIES ABOUT TWO TEENAGERS FROM DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS SWAPPING LIVES FOR A WEEKEND. THE SERIES MEETS THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OBJECTIVES OF THE fcc'S CHILDRENS PROGRAMMING REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN AGES 13-16. THE PROGRAMS EXPLORE THE OPPOSITE LIVES OF PARTICIPATING YOUNGSTERS AS THEY LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT CULTURES AND FAMILY SETTINGS. YOUNG VIEWERS ARE EXPOSED TO THE SPECIAL INTERESTS OF THE SWAPPING YOUNGSTERS AND WHAT ADJUSTMENTS THEY MAKE TO A DIFFERENT LIFE SITUATION. THE PROGRAM TEACHES TOLERANCE OF VARIOUS RACES, CREEDS AND BACKGROUNDS WHILE EXPOSING AN APPRECIATION TO SOMEONEELSES WAY OF LIFE. EACH EPISODE IS INFORMATIVE, ENTERTAINING AND PROMOTES GOOD SOCIAL VALUES AND RESPECT. SWAP TV IS CLOSED CAPTIONED FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED AND DISPLAYS THE E/I ICON THROUGHOUT THE BROADCAST.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY 3:00PM
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 8 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EVERY WEEK, JUNGLE JACK HANNA TAKES TELEVISION VIEWERS AROUND THE WORLD, TEACHING THEM ABOUT ANIMALS AND HAVING EXCITING ADVENTURES. IS DESIGNED TO MEET THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF TODAY'S CHILDREN.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY 3:00PM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On the Spot presents everyday people with trivia questions that they should probably know the answers to. But do they? The questions come from the categories of science, math, English, history, art, geography, sports, culture, technology, food, health, politics, and more. After each question, the right answer is revealed with an entertaining explanation. On the Spot is a fun, fast paced, man-on-the-street adventure for viewers of all ages. On the Spot! Laugh a little. Learn a lot!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title PASSPORT TO EXPLORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRIDAY 3:00PM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PASSPORT TO EXPLORE TAKES AN ATYPICAL APPROACH, SINCE THE FOCUS IS SPECIFICALLY AIMED AT THE 13-16 YEAR OLD SET. TEENS THE YOUNG EXPLORERS TRAVEL THE GLOBE IN SEARCH OF EXCITING AND ADVENTURE FILED PLACES AND LEARN A LITTLE SOMETHING IN THE PROCESS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title BETA RECORDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY 3:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. BETA Records TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title PLANET X
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 3:00PM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Planet X is an E/I video sports and fitness based TV series for Children. Each episode mixes action & extreme sports content that features inspiring sports & fitness themes, angles and stories, informaiton and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes.
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 BENJAMIN PEREZ
Address 514 CHAUTAUQUA STREET
City PITTSBURGH
State PA
Zip 15214
Telephone Number 202 841-4104
Email Address ABACUSCOMMCO@VERIZON.NET
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.

Other Matters (0)

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Certification

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Question Response

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.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

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.

ABACUS TELEVISION


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