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

FRN:
0014489892
File Number:
CPR-130768
Submit Date:
06/19/2012
Call Sign:
WWAY
Facility ID:
12033
City:
WILMINGTON
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
06/19/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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 ABC/RTV
Nielsen DMA Wilmington NC
Web Home Page Address WWW.WWAYTV3.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: 3.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/1130-12PM ET
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. YOUNG, ENTHUSIASTIC AND PASSIONATE ABOUT FOOD, CLAIRE THOMAS IS THE 22 YEAR OLD HOST WHO OPENS VIEWERS' EYES TO HOW EVERYDAY LIFE CAN INSPIRE CULINARY CREATIONS IN FOOD FOR THOUGHT. EACH WEEKLY-HALF HOUR, PRODUCED FOR AGES 13-16, INFORMS AND EDUCATES TEENS ABOUT THE POWER OF FOOD AS A TOOL FOR EXPLORING NEW PLACES, MEETING NEW PEOPLE AND LEARNING ABOUT DIFFERENT CULTURES. CLAIRE SERVES AS A ROLE MODEL FOR 13-16 YEAR OLD VIEWERS BY SHOWING HER PASSION FOR HER FAMILY, LIFE AND HEALTHY LIVING BY SHARING STORIES IN THE KITCHEN. CREATIVE INSPIRATION CAN COME FROM ANY PLACE AT ANY TIME - SOMETIMES FROM FAMILY, SOMETIMES FROM FRIENDS, OR EVEN FROM BLOGGERS NEEDING HER HELP. NO MATTER HOW EXOTIC OR LOCAL THE LOCATION, SHE'S ALWAYS IN SEARCH OF NEW TASTES AND PLACES TO EXPLORE. BASED ON HER UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE GATHERED THROUGHOUT EACH EPISODE, CLAIRE WILL TEACH THE AUDIENCE HOW TO PREPARE THE "INSPIRED" DISH WHILE PROMOTING A HEALTHY ATTITUDE TOWARDS FOOD AND LIFE.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title BORN TO EXPLORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/ 10-1030AM ET
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. DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED FOR 13-16 YEAR OLDS, THE WORLDS CULTURES AND ITS GEOGRAPHICAL WONDERS COME ALIVE AS THE YOUNGEST PRESIDENT IN EXPLORERS CLUB HISTORY, RICHARD WIESE, TAKES VIEWERS ON A GLOBETROTTING ADVENTURE. WHILE DEVELOPED FOR 13-16 YEAR OLDS, BORN TO EXPLORE, IS ENGAGING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF-HOUR SERIES, RICHARD UNCOVERS AMAZING FACTS OF NATURE AND MANMADE TREASURES. IN BORN TO EXPLORE, RICHARD WIESE TAKES THE ROLE OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER TO A NEW LEVEL, BRINING THE VIEWING AUDIENCE TO THE PLACES AND PEOPLE OF OUR WORLD WHO FORM OUR CULTURES. WHETHER HE CLIMBS MOUNT KILIMANJARO, EXPLORES WHY PEOPLE LIVE AT THE BASE OF AN ACTIVE VOLCANO, OR TRAVELS DOWN THE NILE RIVER, VIEWERS WILL TRAVEL THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING THEIR HOMES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAYS, 8-830AM ET RTV
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES is a television series for children, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving puppets. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life, from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D., and her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting. A cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title CULTURE CLICK
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/1030-11AM ET
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. REALITY SET WITH A LIST OF WHAT'S TREADING ON SEARCH ENGINES THAT WEEK. THESE TOPICS WILL SERVE AS A JUMPING-OFF POINT FOR A DEEP DIVE INTO THE CULTURE VIEWERS 13-16 WILL EMBRACE. EACH WEEK NZINGA WILL ANALYZE AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT SHAPE OUR SOCIETY USING THE POWER AND SPEED OF THE INTERNET AND USER-GENERATED QUESTIONS AND CONTENT. EXPERTS IN POP CULTURE WILL JOIN HER TO ADD INSIGHT AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, VIEWERS WILL COME AWAY WITH A WEEK'S WORK OF "AHA" MOMENTS TO SHARE WITH THEIRS FRIENDS AND FAMILY. SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION TAKES ON A WHOLE NEW MEANING, AND THERE'S NO LIMIT TO WHAT VIEWERS WILL LEARN WHEN THEY EXPERIENCE CULTURE CLICK.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title VIRUS ATTACK
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAYS, 8-830AM ET RTV
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. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Virus Attack clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Making choices in life is an ongoing subject. A challenge faced by all children in this category. 2. Contemporary issues such as bullying, peaceful coexistence, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 3. Responsibility and selfless behavior are presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 4. Themes in each episode emphasize the importance friendship, taking responsibility for your actions and fair play
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAYS, 8-830AM ET RTV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program shot exclusively in High Definition. The show introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers, and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals-whether visiting a particular group of animals, such as big cats, or meeting the animals of an entire continent. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going "green," Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it's culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun! Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Monsters and Pirates
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRIDAYS, 8-830AM ET RTV
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This adventure series will capture the interest of children because of the draw of pirates. Kids are enthralled with pirates because they are put in dangerous situations to always recover the missing treasure. The series has it all: villains, monsters, treasure maps, dangerous seas, and always a BIG problem to solve. The two groups, who have gone to Blackbeard Academy, are believable and fun. There is just enough humor to keep interest high. Woven into each plot there is a problem to solve and although the participants are pirates, they choose good over evil. They help people, even the group that they are in competition with. Their purpose is to restore good. They do not believe in cheating and respect the laws of the sea. Through teamwork and co-operation they solve the problem that is put in front of them. They are brave and generous and fight against greed.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/11-1130AM ET
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. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF-HOUR SERIES DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED TO EDUCATE AND INFORM VIEWERS AGES 13-16, OUR HOSTS SCAN THE COUNTRY FINDING THOSE WHO 'PAY IT FORWARD' TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELLNESS. THE REMARKABLE PEOPLE THAT VIEWERS MEET ARE REFERRED TO AS 'AGENTS OF CHANGE,' SPECIAL INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MAKING BIG CHANGES IN PEOPLE'S LIVES, ONE SMALL STEP AT A TIME. EVERYDAY HEALTH IS A SERIES THAT UNIQUELY RAISES AWARENESS TO HELP FIGHT OBESITY, RAISE SELF-ESTEEM, ESTABLISH PHYSICAL FITNESS HABITS AND PREVENT NEGATIVE HEALTH CHOICES. AN INSPIRATIONAL PROGRAM ABOUT PEOPLE WHO CONFRONT CHALLENGES BY TAKING CONTROL, EVERYDAY HEALTH, THROUGH CAPTIVATING STORYTELLING, REPORTS ON AMAZING TEENS AND OTHER SELFLESS AMERICANS WHO ARE 'PAYING IT FORWARD,' WITH GOOD WILL AND NEW IDEAS THAT WILL INSPIRE OTHER TEENS TO TAKE ACTION.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title BETA Records
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY, 830-9AM ET RTV
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. 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 (10 of 12) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/ 9-930AM ET
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. WILD LIFE EXPERT AND ANIMAL AMBASSADOR, JACK HANNA, BRINGS THE VIEW FACE TO FACE WITH THE BEST OF THE BEAST. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF-HOUR SERIES THAT WILL ENGAGE VIEWERS 13-16, AS WELL AS THE WHOLE FAMILY, JACK HIGHLIGHTS HIS FAVORITE ANIMALS AND ADVENTURES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. PRESENTED IN COUNTDOWN STYLE, JACK OFFERS UP A DIFFERENT 'TOP TEN' EACH WEEK IN A VARIETY OF CATEGORIES. WHAT ARE THE TOP TEN 'FASTEST ANIMALS IN AFRICA,' 'TALLEST INSECTS,' 'BIGGEST EARS,' 'SMARTEST BIRDS'...JACK WILL ANSWER ALL OF THESE QUESTIONS AND MORE. AS JACK REVEALS THE CATEGORIES, HE GIVES FURTHER INSIGHTS AND INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE ANIMALS ALLOWING VIEWERS OF ALL AGES THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE ENTERTAINED AS WELL AS LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FASCINATING ANIMAL KINGDOM IN JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/ 930-10AM ET
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 HALF-HOUR WEEKLY SERIES, OCEAN MYSTERIES, OFFERS A FRESH APPROACH TO THE QUEST FOR AQUATIC UNDERSTANDING BY BLENDING STORIES OF FASCINATING SEA CREATURES, COMPARISONS TO POPULAR LAND ANIMALS, AND ANALOGIES TO HUMAN EXPERIENCE. HOSTED BY JEFF CORWIN, OCEAN MYSTERIES IS PRODUCED FOR AGES 13-16-AND BEYOND- BY SHOWING HOW ANIMALS SHARE BEHAVIORS, CHALLENGES AND TRIUMPHS THAT HUMANS DO. FROM EXCITING RESCUES OF ABANDONED ANIMALS TO UNEXPECTED CONFLICTS IN THE 'FAMILY DYNAMICS' OF MINGLING SPECIES, VIEWERS WILL GET TO KNOW - AND CARE- ABOUT THESE HEROES, AND ALL OF THE FASCINATING LIFE TEEMING IN OUR OCEANS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title PASSPORT TO EXPLORE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY, 8-830AM ET RTV
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. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Passport To Explore clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. The Passport To Explore website will be easily accessed by parents and provide a clear description of the types of programming offered. 2. Passport To Explore provides CORE programming in the area of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited. Not only does the series present geographical and morays about the areas visited, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history. 3. Passport To Explore uses the technique of near peer mentors i.e., children to teach other children. Each episode employs children who ask questions and experience first hand the experience of the topic.
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 JESSICA LANGLEY
Address 615 N FRONT STREET
City WILMINGTON
State NC
Zip 28401
Telephone Number 910-762-8581 EXT 280
Email Address JLANGLEY@WWAYTV3.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. This was originally placed in the public file and submitted on 1/3/2012 which was on time. However when submitted electronically it over wrote the 3/31/2011 file. Both quarters were in public file on-time and submitted on time.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title EVERYDAY HEALTH
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/11-1130AM ET
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 WEEKLY HALF-HOUR SERIES DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED TO EDUCATE AND INFORM VIEWERS AGES 13-16, OUR HOSTS SCAN THE COUNTRY FINDING THOSE WHO 'PAY IT FORWARD' TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELLNESS. THE REMARKABLE PEOPLE THAT VIEWERS MEET ARE REFERRED TO AS 'AGENTS OF CHANGE,' SPECIAL INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MAKING BIG CHANGES IN PEOPLE'S LIVES, ONE SMALL STEP AT A TIME. EVERYDAY HEALTH IS A SERIES THAT UNIQUELY RAISES AWARENESS TO HELP FIGHT OBESITY, RAISE SELF-ESTEEM, ESTABLISH PHYSICAL FITNESS HABITS AND PREVENT NEGATIVE HEALTH CHOICES. AN INSPIRATIONAL PROGRAM ABOUT PEOPLE WHO CONFRONT CHALLENGES BY TAKING CONTROL, EVERYDAY HEALTH, THROUGH CAPTIVATING STORYTELLING, REPORTS ON AMAZING TEENS AND OTHER SELFLESS AMERICANS WHO ARE 'PAYING IT FORWARD,' WITH GOOD WILL AND NEW IDEAS THAT WILL INSPIRE OTHER TEENS TO TAKE ACTION.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAYS, 8-830AM ET RTV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES is a television series for children, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving puppets. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life, from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D., and her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting. A cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title BETA Records
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY, 830-9AM ET RTV
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. 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.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title BORN TO EXPLORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/ 10-1030AM ET
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. DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED FOR 13-16 YEAR OLDS, THE WORLDS CULTURES AND ITS GEOGRAPHICAL WONDERS COME ALIVE AS THE YOUNGEST PRESIDENT IN EXPLORERS CLUB HISTORY, RICHARD WIESE, TAKES VIEWERS ON A GLOBETROTTING ADVENTURE. WHILE DEVELOPED FOR 13-16 YEAR OLDS, BORN TO EXPLORE, IS ENGAGING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF-HOUR SERIES, RICHARD UNCOVERS AMAZING FACTS OF NATURE AND MANMADE TREASURES. IN BORN TO EXPLORE, RICHARD WIESE TAKES THE ROLE OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER TO A NEW LEVEL, BRINING THE VIEWING AUDIENCE TO THE PLACES AND PEOPLE OF OUR WORLD WHO FORM OUR CULTURES. WHETHER HE CLIMBS MOUNT KILIMANJARO, EXPLORES WHY PEOPLE LIVE AT THE BASE OF AN ACTIVE VOLCANO, OR TRAVELS DOWN THE NILE RIVER, VIEWERS WILL TRAVEL THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING THEIR HOMES.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title PASSPORT TO EXPLORE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY, 8-830AM ET RTV
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 accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Passport To Explore clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. The Passport To Explore website will be easily accessed by parents and provide a clear description of the types of programming offered. 2. Passport To Explore provides CORE programming in the area of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited. Not only does the series present geographical and morays about the areas visited, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history. 3. Passport To Explore uses the technique of near peer mentors i.e., children to teach other children. Each episode employs children who ask questions and experience first hand the experience of the topic.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAYS, 8-830AM ET RTV
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. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and educational half-hour wildlife program shot exclusively in High Definition. The show introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding, including apes and giant lizards, sharks and tigers, and all other animals from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and everywhere in between. Animal Atlas promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals-whether visiting a particular group of animals, such as big cats, or meeting the animals of an entire continent. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going "green," Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it's culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun! Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRIDAYS, 8-830AM ET RTV
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/1130-12PM ET
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. YOUNG, ENTHUSIASTIC AND PASSIONATE ABOUT FOOD, CLAIRE THOMAS IS THE 22 YEAR OLD HOST WHO OPENS VIEWERS' EYES TO HOW EVERYDAY LIFE CAN INSPIRE CULINARY CREATIONS IN FOOD FOR THOUGHT. EACH WEEKLY-HALF HOUR, PRODUCED FOR AGES 13-16, INFORMS AND EDUCATES TEENS ABOUT THE POWER OF FOOD AS A TOOL FOR EXPLORING NEW PLACES, MEETING NEW PEOPLE AND LEARNING ABOUT DIFFERENT CULTURES. CLAIRE SERVES AS A ROLE MODEL FOR 13-16 YEAR OLD VIEWERS BY SHOWING HER PASSION FOR HER FAMILY, LIFE AND HEALTHY LIVING BY SHARING STORIES IN THE KITCHEN. CREATIVE INSPIRATION CAN COME FROM ANY PLACE AT ANY TIME - SOMETIMES FROM FAMILY, SOMETIMES FROM FRIENDS, OR EVEN FROM BLOGGERS NEEDING HER HELP. NO MATTER HOW EXOTIC OR LOCAL THE LOCATION, SHE'S ALWAYS IN SEARCH OF NEW TASTES AND PLACES TO EXPLORE. BASED ON HER UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE GATHERED THROUGHOUT EACH EPISODE, CLAIRE WILL TEACH THE AUDIENCE HOW TO PREPARE THE "INSPIRED" DISH WHILE PROMOTING A HEALTHY ATTITUDE TOWARDS FOOD AND LIFE.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title CULTURE CLICK
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/1030-11AM ET
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. CULTURE CLICK IS A WEEKLY HAL-HOUR SERIES THAT EXPLORES THE GENESIS OF-AND REASONS BEHIND-CULTURAL EVENTS THAT PERMEATE OUR EVERYDAY LIVES. DEVELOPED AND PRODUCED FOR VIEWERS AGED 13-16, HOST NZINGA BLAKE OPENS EACH EPISODE FROM HER VIRTUAL REALITY SET WITH A LIST OF WHAT'S TREADING ON SEARCH ENGINES THAT WEEK. THESE TOPICS WILL SERVE AS A JUMPING-OFF POINT FOR A DEEP DIVE INTO THE CULTURE VIEWERS 13-16 WILL EMBRACE. EACH WEEK NZINGA WILL ANALYZE AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT SHAPE OUR SOCIETY USING THE POWER AND SPEED OF THE INTERNET AND USER-GENERATED QUESTIONS AND CONTENT. EXPERTS IN POP CULTURE WILL JOIN HER TO ADD INSIGHT AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, VIEWERS WILL COME AWAY WITH A WEEK'S WORK OF "AHA" MOMENTS TO SHARE WITH THEIRS FRIENDS AND FAMILY. SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION TAKES ON A WHOLE NEW MEANING, AND THERE'S NO LIMIT TO WHAT VIEWERS WILL LEARN WHEN THEY EXPERIENCE CULTURE CLICK.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title VIRUS ATTACK
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAYS, 8-830AM ET RTV
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 accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (ATC) intended to increase educational and informational programming for children on television, Virus Attack clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: 1. Making choices in life is an ongoing subject. A challenge faced by all children in this category. 2. Contemporary issues such as bullying, peaceful coexistence, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. 3. Responsibility and selfless behavior are presented in a positive and encouraging manner. 4. Themes in each episode emphasize the importance friendship, taking responsibility for your actions and fair play.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/ 9-930AM ET
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. WILD LIFE EXPERT AND ANIMAL AMBASSADOR, JACK HANNA, BRINGS THE VIEW FACE TO FACE WITH THE BEST OF THE BEAST. IN THIS WEEKLY HALF-HOUR SERIES THAT WILL ENGAGE VIEWERS 13-16, AS WELL AS THE WHOLE FAMILY, JACK HIGHLIGHTS HIS FAVORITE ANIMALS AND ADVENTURES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. PRESENTED IN COUNTDOWN STYLE, JACK OFFERS UP A DIFFERENT 'TOP TEN' EACH WEEK IN A VARIETY OF CATEGORIES. WHAT ARE THE TOP TEN 'FASTEST ANIMALS IN AFRICA,' 'TALLEST INSECTS,' 'BIGGEST EARS,' 'SMARTEST BIRDS'...JACK WILL ANSWER ALL OF THESE QUESTIONS AND MORE. AS JACK REVEALS THE CATEGORIES, HE GIVES FURTHER INSIGHTS AND INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE ANIMALS ALLOWING VIEWERS OF ALL AGES THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE ENTERTAINED AS WELL AS LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FASCINATING ANIMAL KINGDOM IN JACK HANNA'S WILD COUNTDOWN.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title OCEAN MYSTERIES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS/ 930-10AM ET
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 HALF-HOUR WEEKLY SERIES, OCEAN MYSTERIES, OFFERS A FRESH APPROACH TO THE QUEST FOR AQUATIC UNDERSTANDING BY BLENDING STORIES OF FASCINATING SEA CREATURES, COMPARISONS TO POPULAR LAND ANIMALS, AND ANALOGIES TO HUMAN EXPERIENCE. HOSTED BY JEFF CORWIN, OCEAN MYSTERIES IS PRODUCED FOR AGES 13-16-AND BEYOND- BY SHOWING HOW ANIMALS SHARE BEHAVIORS, CHALLENGES AND TRIUMPHS THAT HUMANS DO. FROM EXCITING RESCUES OF ABANDONED ANIMALS TO UNEXPECTED CONFLICTS IN THE 'FAMILY DYNAMICS' OF MINGLING SPECIES, VIEWERS WILL GET TO KNOW - AND CARE- ABOUT THESE HEROES, AND ALL OF THE FASCINATING LIFE TEEMING IN OUR OCEANS.

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