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

FRN:
0003742624
File Number:
CPR-146803
Submit Date:
10/22/2013
Call Sign:
WPCW
Facility ID:
69880
City:
JEANNETTE
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/22/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

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 CW
Nielsen DMA Pittsburgh
Web Home Page Address www.wpcwtv.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? 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? No

Digital Core Programs(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title THE ADVENTURES OF CHUCK AND FRIENDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00AM (8/17/2013 - 9/28/2013)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Chuck and Friends is an action-comedy to inspire children, especially 4-7 year-old boys to approach playtime as an exciting, limitless adventure, in which everyone learns how to solve problems creatively, compassionately, and with a sense of humor. CHUCK'S storylines and characters aim to spark young children's imaginations, and encourage them to think of fun ways of turning their daydreams into action-packed adventures and games with their real-life friends. To support this mission, the characters and stories will inspire children to be good friends to thier peers at home and at school by approachin social situations with self-confidence and a willingness to try new things. Through each week's stories Chuck and his friends will use problem-solving strategies such as teamwork, thinking creatively, taking responsibilities for their actions, perseverance when they encounter obstacles and to ask for help when trying to handle a frustrating situation. Each week's stories will demonstrate through creative storytelling by acknowledging that making mistakes is a natural part of any problem-solving, and everyone has strengths and weaknesses.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30AM (8/17/2013 - 9/28/2013)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30PM (7/6/2013 - 9/14/2013)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Mystery Hunters: sets out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00PM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Behind the scenes look at various jobs in the entertainment industry, focused on educating young adults on how to get into the business, what it takes to succeed. Features interviews and footage with the talent and particularly those off-screen.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title WHADDYADO
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00AM
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. Each week teens will learn lessons about how to react when perilous situations and everyday problems occur. Real footage and re-enactments mix with teen on the street interviews and expert opinions on what to do.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00AM (7/6/2013 - 8/10/2013)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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. Real life jobs and careers are explored in energetic style. The careers and people are chosen to reflect those categories and offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like, and what it takes, to choose a particular profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30AM (7/6/2013 - 8/10/2013)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy is an action-comedy about a boy who transforms into the world's smallest superhero to fight microscopic villains too small for the naked eye! In the micro-cosmos, the tiny world of cells, molecules and atoms, a battle of good versus evil rages as each week Nanoboy, tinier than the average cell, takes on bad-to-the-bone-bacteria - while trying to survive the biggest challenge of all - being a 10-year old. Each episode takes place in two worlds: In the human world Oscar tries to live the life of a normal 9 year old, always keeping his identity as Nanoboy a secret, Oscar solves conflicts like peer pressure, and exam stress. In the mocro-cosmos, Oscar/Nanoboy encounters bigger-than-life problems - Deranged proteins and Amazonian Amoebas, and with the help of his Nano-team reforms a flu virus and a goofy brain cell. In resolving these crimes in the micro-world, Nanoboy encounters solutions that he can bring back to solve human problems.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30PM (9/21/2013 - 9/28/2013)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is an E/I program featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, and business professionals.
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 Michael Karas
Address 420 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Suite 100
City Pittsburgh
State PA
Zip 15222
Telephone Number (412) 575-2591
Email Address karas@kdka.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. As of June 12, 2009, the station does not broadcast on an analog channel.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title THE ADVENTURES OF CHUCK AND FRIENDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Chuck and Friends is an action-comedy to inspire children, especially 4-7 year-old boys to approach playtime as an exciting, limitless adventure, in which everyone learns how to solve problems creatively, compassionately, and with a sense of humor. CHUCK'S storylines and characters aim to spark young children's imaginations, and encourage them to think of fun ways of turning their daydreams into action-packed adventures and games with their real-life friends. To support this mission, the characters and stories will inspire children to be good friends to thier peers at home and at school by approachin social situations with self-confidence and a willingness to try new things. Through each week's stories Chuck and his friends will use problem-solving strategies such as teamwork, thinking creatively, taking responsibilities for their actions, perseverance when they encounter obstacles and to ask for help when trying to handle a frustrating situation. Each week's stories will demonstrate through creative storytelling by acknowledging that making mistakes is a natural part of any problem-solving, and everyone has strengths and weaknesses
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half hour is comprised of two 11 minutes episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:30PM
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. Career Day is an E/I program featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, and business professionals.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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. Real life jobs and careers are explored in energetic style. The careers and people are chosen to reflect those categories and offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like, and what it takes, to choose a particular profession.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00PM
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. Behind the scenes look at various jobs in the entertainment industry, focused on educating young adults on how to get into the business, what it takes to succeed. Features interviews and footage with the talent and particularly those off-screen.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title WHADDYADO
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00AM
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. Each week teens will learn lessons about how to react when perilous situations and everyday problems occur. Real footage and re-enactments mix with teen on the street interviews and expert opinions on what to do.

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.

Pittsburgh Televison Station WPCW Inc.


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