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

FRN:
0013697719
File Number:
CPR-135527
Submit Date:
10/10/2012
Call Sign:
WBXN-CD
Facility ID:
70419
City:
NEW ORLEANS
State:
LA
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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 Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MyNetwork
Nielsen DMA New Orleans
Web Home Page Address www.wwltv.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
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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00am - 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30am - 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 About Animals is an educational program that features a range of wild and domesticated animals and animal stars. The series also include celebrity owners, heroric pets and home video bloopers.
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 Live Life & Win!
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30am - 10:00am (9/23 & 9/30)
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. Live Life & Win! is designed to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts; school and sports; exercies and nutrition; and health and wellness. The series will also promote social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. The contract for this program began 9/17/12.
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 Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00am - 9:30am (through 8/26/12)
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. Edgemont is a series that revolve around the everyday dealings of teenagers in Edgemont, a fictitious suburb of Vancover, British Columbia. The 30-minute show delved into the lives of students at McKinley High School. The plots contained romance, intrigue, jealousy, and all the other elements characteristic of the adolescent and secondary school scene. The contract for this program ended 8/30/12.
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 Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00am - 9:30am (9/16, 9/23, & 9/30)
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World is an invaluable addition to the core programming of all broadcast networks. This in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for teens 13-16. Through the use of on-site and stand-up, voice over monologues, subject interviews, environmental b-roll, volunteer experiences, and on-site social interactions with indigenous people and cultures, the show provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world. The contract for this program began 9/10/12.
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 Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:00am - 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Wild America is targeted to children ages 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment.
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 Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30am - 10:00am (through 8/26/12)
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. Edgemont is a series that revolve around the everyday dealings of teenagers in Edgemont, a fictitious suburb of Vancover, British Columbia. The 30-minute show delved into the lives of students at McKinley High School. The plots contained romance, intrigue, jealousy, and all the other elements characteristic of the adolescent and secondary school scene. The contract for this program ended 8/30/12.
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 Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30am - 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Awesome Adventures is an educational television series about one host and two selected teenagers who travel to different places in countries all around the world.
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 The Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00am - 10:30am (9/23 & 9/30)
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. The Young Icons is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to accomplished teenagers that have set goals and are giving back to their communities as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest shares their personal stories of what motivated them to take on their passion and/or focus in their chosen field of endeavor. One guest's message inspires young audiences to never let age hold us back, no matter how old you may be. Parents play an important role in supporting their young icons. As one parent stated, You can take a simple idea and turn it into something that can help an awful lot of people. The program provides a motivational and inspirational message that empowers audiences of all ages that hard work; dedication and looking beyond ourselves will pay off for everyone. The contract for this program began 9/17/12.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday, 9:00am - 9:30am (9/2/12 & 9/9/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 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. 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. NOTE: This program aired additional times during this period to fill the void when the program "Edgemont" that aired in the 9:00am-9:30am time period, contract ended on 8/30/12.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sunday 9:30am - 10:00am (9/2/12, 9/9/12, & 9/16/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
Number of Preemptions 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. Wild America is targeted to children ages 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. NOTE: This program aired additional times during this period to fill the void when the program "Edgemont" that aired in the 9:30am-10:00am time period, contract ended on 8/30/12.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time

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 Charlene R. Watkins
Address 1024 N. Rampart Street
City New Orleans,
State LA
Zip 70116
Telephone Number 504-529-6371
Email Address cwatkins@wwltv.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. WBXN-CA airs over 150 PSA's per quarter, 60% of those targeting children ages 16 and under. These public service announcements deal with issues such as classroom honesty, youth voter participation, addiction, V-Chip information, autism, gun violence and child literacy. *******NOTE: During this quarter, WBXN-CA aired two episodes weekly of EDGEMONT, on Sundays at 9 and 9:30A. The EDGEMONT contract ended on 8/30/2012. Contracts for replacement programming at 9A and 9:30A -- ELIZABETH STANTON'S GREAT BIG WORLD and LIVE LIFE AND WIN! -- took effect 9/10 and 9/17, respectively. In the interim, WBXN-CA aired two episodes of WHADDYADO at 9A on 9/2 and 9/9 and three episodes of WILD AMERICA on 9/2, 9/9, and 9/16. Both were Core programs that aired throughout the quarter at regularly scheduled times. The fill-in episodes are listed in the report as Non-Core in Question 5. This situation has not occurred previously at WBXN-CA and is not expected to happen again.*******

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title The Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00am-10:30am
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. The Young Icons is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to accomplished teenagers that have set goals and are giving back to their communities as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest shares their personal stories of what motivated them to take on their passion and/or focus in their chosen field of endeavor. One guest's message inspires young audiences to never let age hold us back, no matter how old you may be. Parents play an important role in supporting their young icons. As one parent stated, You can take a simple idea and turn it into something that can help an awful lot of people. The program provides a motivational and inspirational message that empowers audiences of all ages that hard work; dedication and looking beyond ourselves will pay off for everyone.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00am - 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. 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.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30am - 8:00am
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World is an invaluable addition to the core programming of all broadcast networks. This in-depth, high definition travel show offers entertaining, safe, educational and informational programming appropriate for teens 13-16. Through the use of on-site and stand-up, voice over monologues, subject interviews, environmental b-roll, volunteer experiences, and on-site social interactions with indigenous people and cultures, the show provides an educational journey to significant destinations around the world.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win!
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:30am - 9:00am
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. Live Life & Win! is designed to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts; school and sports; exercies and nutrition; and health and wellness. The series will also promote social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00am - 9:30am
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. Wild About Animals is an educational program that features a range of wild and domesticated animals and animal stars. The series also include celebrity owners, heroric pets and home video bloopers.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:30am - 10:00am
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. Awesome Adventures is an educational television series about one host and two selected teenagers who travel to different places in countries all around the world.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8:00am - 8:30am
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. Wild America is targeted to children 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment.

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.

Belo TV, Inc.


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