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

FRN:
0001569110
File Number:
CPR-128569
Submit Date:
04/05/2012
Call Sign:
KBMT
Facility ID:
10150
City:
BEAUMONT
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/05/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2012

General Information

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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
Nielsen DMA Beaumont-Port Arthur
Web Home Page Address WWW.12NEWSNOW.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 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: 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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Pearlie 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM-12:00 PM CT
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. This program recounts the weekly escapades of an optimistic, amiable fairy who has been appointed by Fairy HQ to maintain order in Jubilee Park. She lives among a dozen assorted characters, including her fairy best friends, Opal and Jasper, a garden elf, a wood nymph, possum, bats, other fairies, rats, a small colony of fleas, a lizard and her arch-rival, Saphira, who is also her fairy cousin. While Pearlie is very likable, she is a bit of a busy-body who likes to arrange things according to over-ambitious plans that ultimately get her in trouble. She gets along with everyone so, ultimately, every problem is solved and Pearlie learns a lesson. However, her greatest challenges are usually presented by her one enemy, the bully and diva Saphira. Fortunately, Pearlie rises to Saphira's challenges, not with meanness, but by outwitting her. Overall, learning is a constant process for Pearlie because she has big responsibilities, taking care of an entire little community, but she is indomitable and tenacious and ends up preserving order and happiness in Jubilee Park.
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 12.2 (NBC)
List date and time rescheduled January 14, 2012/8:30 AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # January 14, 2012/PEA108
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Culture Click 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM CT
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. Culture Click is a weekly half-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 trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 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 worth of "aha" moments to share with their 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 (3 of 14) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT (Beginning 1/07/2012 - 2/04/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features the most adventuresome teacher on the planet, Ms. Frizzle, and her group of students who dutifully follow her approach to education-by taking magical field trips to learn about anything that interests her or them. All the students are curious, but with each one, there is often a personal problem that needs solving and the field trip has a way of dovetailing with the personal challenge to get everything all worked out. The class has been on 52 field trips, traveling in a magic bus that can transform its shape and power source, so it can travel through any environment, from the bottom of the ocean to outermost space. Ms. Frizzle can handle it all, from driving the bus, navigating unfamiliar terrain, to guiding the children's learning through inquiry. She is undeterred and rarely discouraged and expects no less from her students. Ms. Frizzle is amazingly understanding and peermissive in her approach and the children are ambitiously curious about the world as a result. It's not just the bus that's magic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Babar 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM CT
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program, based on the books by Laurent deBrunhoff, is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00 AM CT
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 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 the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin 12.1 (ABC)
List date and time rescheduled February 4, 2012/12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # January 28, 2012/OM108
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT (Beginning 1/07/2012 - 2/04/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 5
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. This program is about six canin friends-Dash, Clutch, Stinkbert, Strut, and Mags-who have their own distinct characteristics but share a common loe of racing cars. The fastest dogs in Raceville, the Turbo Dogs often compete with one another in races. The dogs each have their help and guide them. Each story begins with one of the Turbo Dogs encountering a problem that must be resolved while preparing to compete. Usually, the Turbo Dog learns his/her lesson through experience and accountability for negative behavior. Social-emotional messages about sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, and fairness developed in the story are emphasized in a separate tag at the end of each episode
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 Turbo Dogs 12.2 (NBC)
List date and time rescheduled February 4, 2012/12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # January 28, 2012/TDO116
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title The Zula Patrol 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT (Beginning 2/11/2012 - 3/31/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an animated show about six extraterrestrial characters-Captain Bula, his copilot Zeeter, Professor Multo, their pet, Gorgo, and their flying dictionaries, Wizzy and Wigg-who learn key science concepts as they explore the galaxy through space missions. Often, the group encounters the evil Dark Truder and his talking toupee minion, Traxie, and must thwart Truder's poorly planned schemes to take over the universe. Each character exhibits unique abilities and traits that, combined with their new knowledge, help them problem-solve their way through their journeys. Using an intergrated approach to target diverse learning styles, the show communicates its educational messages through narratives and a two-part information segment at the end of each story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM CT
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. 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 eaters', '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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown 12.1 (ABC)
List date and time rescheduled February 4, 2012/11:30 AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # January 28, 2012/JHWC113
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Food For Thought with Claire Thomas 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT
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 fronm 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 (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Born to Explore 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
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 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 world's 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 ucovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore 12.1 (ABC)
List date and time rescheduled February 4, 2012/12:30P
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # January 28, 2012/BTE114
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Shelldon 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show is an animated series that takes place in Shell Land, a mythical undersea world populated by characters from a wide array of water-dwelling species. The main character, Shelldon, is an orphaned yoka shell mollusk adopted by the Clam family and living with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and venerated inventor, and Connie, a cowrie shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the Inn. Shelldon and his buddies, Herman (a hermit crab) and Connie (a cowrie shell), always work together and solve problems that they face in school or in the community. A recurring problem is to staunch the plans of the local millionaire, Cecil Cracken, whose greed puts making money over protecting the environment. Dr. Shell is typically the children's key provider of knowledge and other resources. In each episode the children learn a significant social-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Jane and the Dragon 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT (Beginning 2/11/2012 - 3/31/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is an animated show based on Martin Baynton's best-selling book about a middle-class medieval girl named Jane. Jane is raised in the Royal Court as a Knight-in-Training after she demonstrates her courage by leaving the castle to conquer the local dragon. The giant green Dragon, whose sense of humor exceeds his ferocity, instead becomes Jane's best friend and a part of the castle community. In each episode, Jane encourters a challenge that tests her problem-solving skills and requires her to demonstrate her strength of character as a Knight of the King's Guard. Sometimes Jane learns a moral lesson and other times she uses her analytical ability to illustrate how a problem can be made less complicated and easily solved.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 AM CT
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 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals--an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, exprience 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 experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Everyday Health 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
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 goodwill 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

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 Jan Kirk
Address 525 Interstate 10 South
City Beaumont
State TX
Zip 77701
Telephone Number (409) 833-7512
Email Address jkirk@kbmt12.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. On Saturday, January 28, 2012, KBMT 12.1 (ABC) and 12.2 (NBC) were off air from 8:00 a.m. CT until 9:20 a.m. CT due to technical issues. Therefore, the children's programming regularly airing on KBMT 12.1 (ABC) and 12.2 (NBC) during this time period were listed as pre-empted and rescheduled as noted in this FCC 398 filing. See #10, programs 1, 2, 3 and 7.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM CT
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to-face with the best of the beasts. 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 eaters', '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 (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Food for Thought 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM CT
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 fronm 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 (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals--an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, exprience 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 experience.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00 AM CT
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 the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know-and-care-about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Babar 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM CT
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. This program, based on the books by Laurent deBrunhoff, is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
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. This is the inspiring true stories of the aid, recovery and rehab of sea animals. Each episode showcases the emotional stories behind these rescues, as well as providing a deeper appreciation for the rich array of sea life that share our planet. Produced in partnership with Sea World, this exciting new series provides viewers an up close and personal view of the extraordinary efforts to rescue the ocean's most vulnerable creatures.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Jane and the Dragon 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT
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. This is an animated show based on Martin Baynton's best-selling book about a middle-class medieval girl named Jane. Jane is raised in the Royal Court as a Knight-in-Training after she demonstrates her courage by leaving the castle to conquer the local dragon. The giant green Dragon, whose sense of humor exceeds his ferocity, instead becomes Jane's best friend and a part of the castle community. In each episode, Jane encourters a challenge that tests her problem-solving skills and requires her to demonstrate her strength of character as a Knight of the King's Guard. Sometimes Jane learns a moral lesson and other times she uses her analytical ability to illustrate how a problem can be made less complicated and easily solved.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM CT
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 goodwill and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Pearlie 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM-12:00 PM CT
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. This program recounts the weekly escapades of an optimistic, amiable fairy who has been appointed by Fairy HQ to maintain order in Jubilee Park. She lives among a dozen assorted characters, including her fairy best friends, Opal and Jasper, a garden elf, a wood nymph, possum, bats, other fairies, rats, a small colony of fleas, a lizard and her arch-rival, Saphira, who is also her fairy cousin. While Pearlie is very likable, she is a bit of a busy-body who likes to arrange things according to over-ambitious plans that ultimately get her in trouble. She gets along with everyone so, ultimately, every problem is solved and Pearlie learns a lesson. However, her greatest challenges are usually presented by her one enemy, the bully and diva Saphira. Fortunately, Pearlie rises to Saphira's challenges, not with meanness, but by outwitting her. Overall, learning is a constant process for Pearlie because she has big responsibilities, taking care of an entire little community, but she is indomitable and tenacious and ends up preserving order and happiness in Jubilee Park.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title The Zula Patrol 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
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. This program is an animated show about six extraterrestrial characters-Captain Bula, his copilot Zeeter, Professor Multo, their pet, Gorgo, and their flying dictionaries, Wizzy and Wigg-who learn key science concepts as they explore the galaxy through space missions. Often, the group encounters the evil Dark Truder and his talking toupee minion, Traxie, and must thwart Truder's poorly planned schemes to take over the universe. Each character exhibits unique abilities and traits that, combined with their new knowledge, help them problem-solve their way through their journeys. Using an intergrated approach to target diverse learning styles, the show communicates its educational messages through narratives and a two-part information segment at the end of each story.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Shelldon 12.2 (NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM CT
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. This show is an animated series that takes place in Shell Land, a mythical undersea world populated by characters from a wide array of water-dwelling species. The main character, Shelldon, is an orphaned yoka shell mollusk adopted by the Clam family and living with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and venerated inventor, and Connie, a cowrie shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the Inn. Shelldon and his buddies, Herman (a hermit crab) and Connie (a cowrie shell), always work together and solve problems that they face in school or in the community. A recurring problem is to staunch the plans of the local millionaire, Cecil Cracken, whose greed puts making money over protecting the environment. Dr. Shell is typically the children's key provider of knowledge and other resources. In each episode the children learn a significant social-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Born to Explore 12.1 (ABC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM CT
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 world's 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 ucovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing 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.

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