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

FRN:
0022463947
File Number:
CPR-119339
Submit Date:
04/07/2011
Call Sign:
WJAC-TV
Facility ID:
73120
City:
JOHNSTOWN
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/07/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

General Information

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Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Contact Representatives (0)

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Johnstown-Altoona
Web Home Page Address www.wjactv.com

Digital Core Programming

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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 168.0
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: 5.0
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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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 Outdoorsman gives viewers the opportunity to see parts of the world that are rarely explored. Each program conveys information on domestic or international habitat, cultures of various peoples, and important conservation issues. Host Buck McNeely champions environmental issues and the preservation and protection of land and the animals that inhabit it. The show also educates teens on the role of sportsmen and women in game management and habitat programs. Wildlife, hunting, fishing, outdoors ethics and respect for nature are all issues examined in weekly episodes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Pearlie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pearlie is an animated comedy series based on the childrens book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 4-8 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order, she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlies nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlies good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie
List date and time rescheduled 1/01/11 9:30 am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Beta Records TV (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.
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 and indie artists 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. The show teaches fundamental concepts of music and instrumental techniques as well as how music can be a positive force in social and cultural influence.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 8:30 am & Mondays, 8:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes features 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. The show serves childrens social and emotional development, as well as their intellectual development. Children are exposed to the importance of responsibility, sharing, communicatin, helping others , and many other life skills. Through the scenarios displayed in each program, children learn by example, acquiring the attitudes necessary to help them be responsible members of society.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title In The Zone (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m.
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 The Zone character MJ and his friends (including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Carmelo Anthony, Kenny The Jet Smith, and many more) teach teens the importance of conditioning and education in order to master the intricacies of sports ranging from basketball, baseball, football, soccer, hockey, tennis, and other sports. Teens learn that education and physical fitness partner together for people to reach their full potential. At the same time, the show also teaches classroom skills by modeling behavior appropriate to the classroom setting.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Shelldon
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Shelldon is an animated series about Shelldon, a school aged yoka shell mollusk who lives with the adoptive family, the Clams, in an undersea community called Shell Land, which is populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowry shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab) face a specific challenge in every episode of the show. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In all cases they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct socio-emotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and environmental conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Traveling Trio (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Traveling Trio is an adventure-filled series presented by three siblings who traverse the globe while exploring, learning, and teaching viewers about our amazing world. It touches on the areas of geography, history, foreign language, social studies, and cultural awareness. In each episode, Olivia, Ingram, and Everett begin with an animated map showing the country's location, bordering countries, flag, and the language. Basic historical facts are presented in a clear, easy-to-understand manner. They present simple language lessons as the hosts interact with local children and adults in each location. The host children interview people working for positive social change in their community, particularly in regard to education and child welfare.The peer mentoring helps children understand how to make friends and develop social skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.
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 Real Winning Edge purposes to draw youth to conclusions that right choices give one the winning edge in life. Each week, the program profiles young achievers who are peer role models. These role models are introduced by the best of American celebrity status athletes and professionals who have laso triumphed through challenges and adversities. Several topics/principles are communicated in the series, such as choosing love over prejudice, overcoming family tragedy, defeating substance abuse, and living by Godly principls. The show is designed to help young teens make good choices as they face important decisions in their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild America (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:30 a.m.
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 key educational objective of Marty Stouffers Wild America is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent and their interaction with other animals and their environment. Emphasis is placed on protecting endangered species along with the impact of humans interacting in their environment. Each episode profiles a particular animal, with topics ranging from basic food gathering, to mating, to natural enimies, relationships with other animals and the interaction of the specific ecology to the survival of the species. Children receive a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species through the up-close and detailed photography of the series. Children then have the potential to better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect natural species.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventure (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m.
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. Aqua Kids Adventures aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Angels Friends (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 8:00 am
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. Angels Friends tells the stories of an animated group of angels pursuing their degree certificates as guardian angels and a group od little devils pursuing their devilish degrees. The two groups seek to influence earthly children and, in the process deliver lessons on ecology, dedication, kindness,generosity, courage, bullying, cheating, lying, deceit, and greed. The characters personify the various traits, and they experience the consequences of their actions to help children understand cause and effect of good and bad behavior.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Willas Wild Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Willas Wild Life is a new animated series centered on a six-year-old girl, and her menagerie of animals. Willa lives at home with her father and pets, an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, penguins, and lots of rabbits. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With her animals and best friend Dooley as key elements of her team, Willa works on solutions to overcome her challenge. Together they find ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence and become altruistic. With help from her animal friends, Willa figures out how to earn the things she wants by helping others. She learns to appreciate the friends that she has rather than trying to change to fit in with the cool group. She realizes that asking questions is better than jumping to conclusions. Whether at school, home or in the neighborhood, Willa finds a way to analyze her situation and learn from the experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Willas Wild Life
List date and time rescheduled 1/01/2011 9:00 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Magic School Bus is based on series of childrens books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to make connections and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 4 to 8 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a socio-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Magic School Bus
List date and time rescheduled 1/8/2011 9:00 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Turbo Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A funny cast of canine friends will help each other to the finish line in Turbo Dogs, the new 3-D CGI animated series. Dash, Mags, GT, Strut, Stinkbert and Clutch make up the fastest group of dogs in Racerville, and will take kids on an accelerated adventure filled with comedic high jinks and fast racing action. Kids are sure to get caught up in the storylines and non-stop fun, but with the emphasis on friendship, fair play, and teamwork, they will also zoom away with some valuable rules of the road.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey, Eli Too (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Ariel, Zoey, Eli Too introduce children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. They interview famous people, cook with famous chefs, and perform their signature songs as they tour the country giving concerts. They help kids understand that they too can also accomplish great and incredible things, even before they become adults.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Babar
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show communicates socialemotional messages that draw upon the bond of family and combine traditional values with a modern lifestyle.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Babar
List date and time rescheduled 1/8/2011 9:30 a.m.
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

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 Nancy Shull
Address WJAC 49 Old Hickory Lane
City Johnstown
State PA
Zip 15905
Telephone Number 814 255 7602
Email Address nancy.shull@wjactv.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. WJAC airs Public Service Announcements that address, but are not limited to the following topic categories: Child Safety, Child Educational Issues, Drugs and Alcohol Abuse, Health and Community Service. These PSAs aired during each quarter, are 30 seconds of duration. A list of syndicated, network, and locally produced PSA's targeted to children is available in the Public File. WJAC airs Local News programming that contributes to children's educational and informational needs, but are not limited to the following topic categories: Education, Health and Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Drugs or Alcohol, Family Issues, Environment, and Safety. WJAC-TV on air personalities made many appearances this quarter at sites throughout the viewing area. Chief Meteorologist Jim Burton made educational weather presentations on the following dates: January 21 at DuBois Elementary School, February 4 at Ligonier Holy Trinity School, February 5 at St. Benedict Elementary School, February 15 at Gallitzen Boy Scouts, February 28 at Westmont Girl Scouts, March 3 at Friedens Elementary, and March 7 at the Somerset 4H Club. Jim also emceed Special Olympic events involving young people on February 13, February 18, and February 20. Morning anchor Lauren Melvin emceed the Special Olympics Opening Ceremony on February 13 and spoke at the annual dinner for the Somerset Boys and Girls Clubs on March 31. Reporter / Producer Kate Bays participated in Read To Me Day at Davidsville Christian School on February 28. Evening Weather Anchor Tony Martin gave an educational weather presentation to the Loretto Cub Scouts on February 17. Reporter Karissa Shatzer spoke to a Penn State Communications class on TV reporting on March 25. Weekend Meteorologist Tim Tender gave weather presentations to sixth graders at Richland Elementary on February 25 and 1st graders at Forest Hills Elementary on March 28. NBCs THE MORE YOU KNOW campaign highlights issues of national concern facing youth today, such as substance abuse, diversity and tolerance, drinking and driving, gun violence, child abuse, peer pressure, mentoring, and staying in school. These PSAs air each month to support those concerns. The MORE YOU KNOW WEBSITE features scripts from the public service announcements and referral information from the organizations referenced in the PSAs. The site also offers educational materials produced in cooperation with NBC programming. WJAC TV has a very important feature on its own website. There is a Consumer Product Safety section that lists all product recalls posted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The WJAC TV website also has a link to the State Index of Sexual Predators in order to make that information easily accessible for parents. The Children's Television Act and the FCCs rules require that programming targeting children ages twelve and under may not contain more than 10.5 minutes of total commercial matter per clock hour on weekends and no more than 12.0 minutes of total commercial matter per clock hour on weekdays. In addition, children's programming may not direct viewers to an Internet website unless the website offers a substantial amount of bona fide program related or other noncommercial content; the website is not designed primarily for commercial purposes (that is, ecommerce or advertising); the websites home page and other menu pages clearly distinguish between the websites commercial and noncommercial sections; and, the website page to which viewers are directed is not used for ecommerce, advertising, or other commercial purposes (that is, the page has no links labeled store or direct links to other pages with commercial material). Finally, neither children's programming nor commercials aired during children's programming may display Internet website addresses that direct viewers to Internet websites that utilize a program's characters to advertise, promote, or sell products or services. After due review of internal station recor

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A funny cast of canine friends help each other to the finish line this fall in Turbo Dogs, the 3-D CGI animated series. Dash, Mags, GT, Strut, Stinkbert and Clutch make up the fastest group of dogs in Racerville, and will take kids on an accelerated adventure filled with comedic high jinks and fast racing action. Kids are sure to get caught up in the storylines and non-stop fun, but with the emphasis on friendship, fair play, and teamwork, they will also zoom away with some valuable rules of the road.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Shelldon
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Shelldon is an animated series about Shelldon, a school aged yoka shell mollusk who lives with the adoptive family, the Clams, in an undersea community called Shell Land, which is populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowry shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab) face a specific challenge in every episode of the show. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In all cases they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct socioemotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and environmental conservation.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Magic School Bus is based on series of childrens books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to make connections and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 4 to 8 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a socio-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild America (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 key educational objective of Marty Stouffers Wild America is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent and their interaction with other animals and their environment. Emphasis is placed on protecting endangered species along with the impact of humans interacting in their environment. Each episode profiles a particular animal, with topics ranging from basic food gathering, to mating, to natural enimies, relationships with other animals and the interaction of the specific ecology to the survival of the species. Children receive a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species through the upclose and detailed photography of the series. Children then have the potential to better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect natural species.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title In The Zone (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 The Zone character MJ and his friends (including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Carmelo Anthony, Kenny The Jet Smith, and many more) teach teens the importance of conditioning and education in order to master the intricacies of sports ranging from basketball, baseball, football, soccer, hockey, tennis, and other sports. Teens learn that education and physical fitness partner together for people to reach their full potential. At the same time, the show also teaches classroom skills by modeling behavior appropriate to the classroom setting.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Digital Multicast)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays & Sundays 8 am, 8:30 am, 9 am, 9:30 am, 10 am, 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures begins airing on WJAC's Digital Multicast Channel on June 18th and features stories and drawings by students in second through eighth grade, using sketch comedy, story theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. An ensemble then takes these submissions and brings the stories to life with green screen as the back drop for the subject. This allows children to use different mediums to communicate ideas and learn that expression can be varied and creative. Green Screen Adventures also showcases the children's original artwork to develop an appreciation of art. The educational goals include encouraging children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading, helping students build a foundation for writing, critical thinking, and problem solving, promoting character development as the cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect, and providing educators with innovative and entertaining ways to enhance student learning. In addition to academic skills, Green Screen Adventures focuses on the five C's: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Pearlie
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pearlie is an animated comedy series based on the childrens book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 4-8 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order, she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlies nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlies good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Angels Friends (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 8 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Angels Friends tells the stories of an animated group of angels pursuing their degree certificates as guardian angels and a group od little devils pursuing their devilish degrees. The two groups seek to influence earthly children and, in the process deliver lessons on ecology, dedication, kindness,generosity, courage, bullying, cheating, lying, deceit, and greed. The characters personify the various traits, and they experience the consequences of their actions to help children understand cause and effect of good and bad behavior.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventure (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. & Fridays, 8:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
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. Aqua Kids Adventures aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title BETA Records TV (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 and indie artists interviews, tutorials and how-tos, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture. The show teaches fundamental concepts of music and instrumental techniques as well as how music can be a positive force in social and cultural influence.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Willas Wild Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Willas Wild Life is a new animated series centered on a six-year-old girl, and her menagerie of animals. Willa lives at home with her father and pets, an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, penguins, and lots of rabbits. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With her animals and best friend Dooley as key elements of her team, Willa works on solutions to overcome her challenge. Together they find ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence and become altruistic. With help from her animal friends, Willa figures out how to earn the things she wants by helping others. She learns to appreciate the friends that she has rather than trying to change to fit in with the cool group. She realizes that asking questions is better than jumping to conclusions. Whether at school, home or in the neighborhood, Willa finds a way to analyze her situation and learn from the experience
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 Real Winning Edge purposes to draw youth to conclusions that right choices give one the winning edge in life. Each week, the program profiles young achievers who are peer role models. These role models are introduced by the best of American celebrity status athletes and professionals who have laso triumphed through challenges and adversities. Several topics/principles are communicated in the series, such as choosing love over prejudice, overcoming family tragedy, defeating substance abuse, and living by Godly principls. The show is designed to help young teens make good choices as they face important decisions in their lives.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey, Eli Too (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Ariel, Zoey, Eli Too introduce children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. They interview famous people, cook with famous chefs, and perform their signature songs as they tour the country giving concerts. They help kids understand that they too can also accomplish great and incredible things, even before they become adults.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes (Digital Multicast 6.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:00 a.m & Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes features 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. The show serves childrens social and emotional development, as well as their intellectual development. Children are exposed to the importance of responsibility, sharing, communicatin, helping others , and many other life skills. Through the scenarios displayed in each program, children learn by example, acquiring the attitudes necessary to help them be responsible members of society.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Babar
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show communicates socialemotional messages that draw upon the bond of family and combine traditional values with a modern lifestyle.

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