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

FRN:
0029678125
File Number:
CPR-117901
Submit Date:
01/13/2011
Call Sign:
WYCX-CD
Facility ID:
26996
City:
MANCHESTER, ETC.
State:
VT
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/13/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

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 Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Outside TV
Nielsen DMA Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Web Home Page Address www.wvbktv.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 0.0
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: 0.0
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? No
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Exploration with Richard Wiese
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 3:30pm
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. Join world explorer Richard Wiese in this half-hour thrill ride that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured throughout the world. New technology uncovers hidden secrets of the world, space and beyond as the camera follows Richard Weise on land, sea, air and into space.
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 Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 3:30pm
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. The concept for Real Life 101 is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
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 Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 3:00pm
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D's Kids Club has been hailed by educational leaders such as Mary Beth Leidman, Ed.D, as a viable vehicle in the development of the self-image, social, math and reading skills in young children. The main character, Gina D, is a fun loving and positive role model who connects with her 2 to 5 year-old aged audience in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. She has been hailed as being the next "Mr. Rogers". Children are not only educted but are entertained by a cast of whimsical characters which include Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D'Artist, TV Ted, and Doggy Brown.
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 Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 3:30pm
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. Whaddyado is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each episode is an ducational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere.
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 Ultimate Choice
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 3:30pm
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. Ultimate Choice follows eight teens through a carefully orchestrated extreme adventure against the breathtaking background of Lake Tahoe, California. They face cliff jumping, whitewater rafting, an ultimate choice obstacle course, ultimate rope courses, mountain scooters, hot air ballooning and much more. They live these adventures 24 hours each day, saying good-bye to their normal lives and hello to an experience that they will never forget. At the conclusion of each adventure, the teens discuss what they learned about themselves and life, as they develop their own convictions about each of the physical and moral issues.
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 B in tune TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 3:30pm
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. B in tune TV will bring the fun and excitement of the popular Intune Monthly Magazine to television in an educational and entertaining, half hour format geared for pre-teen and teen audiences, featuring today's hottest musicians as well as young up-and-comers in exclusive performances, interviews, behind-the-scenes photo shoots, recording sessions and much, much more.
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 DANIEL CARBONARA
Address 1300 PUTNEY ROAD
City BRATTLEBORO
State VT
Zip 05301
Telephone Number 802-258-2200
Email Address danwvbk@comcast.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 (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Exploration with Richard Wiese
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 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. Join world explorer Richard Wiese in this half-hour thrill ride that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured throughout the world. New technology uncovers hidden secrets of the world, space and beyond as the camera follows Richard Weise on land, sea, air and into space.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 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. Ultimate Choice follows eight teens through a carefully orchestrated extreme adventure against the breathtaking background of Lake Tahoe, California. They face cliff jumping, whitewater rafting, an ultimate choice obstacle course, ultimate rope courses, mountain scooters, hot air ballooning and much more. They live these adventures 24 hours each day, saying good-bye to their normal lives and hello to an experience that they will never forget. At the conclusion of each adventure, the teens discuss what they learned about themselves and life, as they develop their own convictions about each of the physical and moral issues.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 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. Whaddyado is a half-hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each episode is an ducational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time, anywhere.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title B in tune TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 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. B in tune TV will bring the fun and excitement of the popular Intune Monthly Magazine to television in an educational and entertaining, half hour format geared for pre-teen and teen audiences, featuring today's hottest musicians as well as young up-and-comers in exclusive performances, interviews, behind-the-scenes photo shoots, recording sessions and much, much more.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title GINA D'S KIDS CLUB
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 3:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D's Kids Club has been hailed by educational leaders such as Mary Beth Leidman, Ed.D, as a viable vehicle in the development of the self-image, social, math and reading skills in young children. The main character, Gina D, is a fun loving and positive role model who connects with her 2 to 5 year-old aged audience in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. She has been hailed as being the next "Mr. Rogers". Children are not only educted but are entertained by a cast of whimsical characters which include Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D'Artist, TV Ted, and Doggy Brown.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 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. The concept for Real Life 101 is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.

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.

DANIEL CARBONARA


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