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

FRN:
0001587583
File Number:
CPR-138517
Submit Date:
01/11/2013
Call Sign:
WPTZ
Facility ID:
57476
City:
PLATTSBURGH
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/11/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

General Information

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Applicant Information

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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 Burlington-Plattsburgh
Web Home Page Address www.wptz.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 5.0
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: 7.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast The Wimzie's House format is ideal for integrating educational objectives into the show's fun and engaging plots. Each show begins with at least one of the characters having a particular project, adventure or problem that triggers the theme of the day. With the three act format, daily issues emerge for exploration. The special experiences of childhood are reflected in the dramatic situations and storylines of the show, which encourage audience participation in the lively activities at Wimzie's House. Possible solutions present themselves, as characters grapple with their feelings and differing perspectives. Act 1 and Act 2 end with songs that reinforce the nature of the issue at hand. As the show closes on Act 3, Wimzie and her playmates have learned more about living and growing together despite their differences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Doodlebops
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 1030-1100A
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast The Doodlebops is primarily intended to promote social and academic readiness - thereby helping young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school environment. By means of music, fantasy and fun, "The Doodlebops" encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior; and teaches basic knowledge-based information. On an episode by episode basis, Deedee, Roonie, Moe and their cohorts foster valuable learning along with a great deal of joy. SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: To provide viewers with a basic understanding of the elements of music and an appreciation of music itself. This learning is geared to foster creativity and enhance learning in a number of other subject areas, notably including mathematics, language and literature. To encourage viewers to develop positive personal qualities and pro-social behaviors, including honesty, kindness, initiative, earnestness, compassion, cooperation, helpfulness, sharing and leadership. To assist viewers to generate techniques associated with critical thinking in goal-setting, decision-making and problem-solving, bringing them to an appropriate sense of self-reliance and an understanding of the consequences of their actions. To help viewers to gain meaningful life skills and behaviors, such as following directions, being a member of a team, and making new friends - intended to better equip them to take on a functional role in school. To teach and provide practice on fundamental knowledge-based learning and skills, including numbers, the alphabet, vocabulary, colors, sequences, and directions
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast The Wimzie's House format is ideal for integrating educational objectives into the show's fun and engaging plots. Each show begins with at least one of the characters having a particular project, adventure or problem that triggers the theme of the day. With the three act format, daily issues emerge for exploration. The special experiences of childhood are reflected in the dramatic situations and storylines of the show, which encourage audience participation in the lively activities at Wimzie's House. Possible solutions present themselves, as characters grapple with their feelings and differing perspectives. Act 1 and Act 2 end with songs that reinforce the nature of the issue at hand. As the show closes on Act 3, Wimzie and her playmates have learned more about living and growing together despite their differences.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-1230P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 9
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Lazy Town promotes fitness and healthful habits for children of preschool and primary grades. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town, and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus, gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Pajanimals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 9
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital The Pajanimals are a group of four preschool aged puppets who live together in house with their off-screen mother and father. We meet them in the bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they show us their nighttime routine of brushing their teeth and having quiet conversation before falling off to sleep. The quiet time, always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the socio-emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced during the adventure, and the children return home confident, getting ample rest for today and facing their issues tomorrow.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-930A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. Main Digital This program takes current events and presents them in terms younger children can understand more easily. There are also weekly feature segments that address issues such as careers, education, relationships, the environment, ecology and fun things to do while they are growing and learning.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title The Wiggles
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1230-1P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 9
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital The Wiggles is a musical variety show specifically designed for children ages 3-6. Starring Tony, Murray, Greg and Jeff, the Wiggles offers a montage of skits that are specifically designed for teaching and entertaining the preschool audience. Supported by an ensemble of characters, larger than life animals (humans dressed as animal characters) and a pirate, Captain Feathersword, the Wiggles teach numbers, letters, colors, matching and classifying what belongs together (or not), and following directions. There's dancing, occasional guest artists, and lots of visual interest for the viewer, while the lessons are broken down into easily understandable elements for the preschool viewer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 730-8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 10
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Wild About Animals is an educational program with a target audience of young adolescents. Its primary educational objectives are, to promote a positive learning context for the acquisition of knowledge; to familiarize viewers with the diversity of animal life in the wild; to provide viewers with information about the attributes and habitat of the different wild animal species; to help viewers become more informed regarding approaches to wild animals-while at the same time providing them with information regarding dangers and threats; to foster curiosity about wild animals; to motivate viewers to become involved in wild life related activities; to increase awareness of the importance of conservation and provide information for enhancing conservation of the environment and animal diversity; to provide information regarding sites in which wild life may be observed such as zoos, parks and aquariums, and the role these sites play in conservation and education; to indicate the ecological importance and contribution of particular wild animals; to stimulate interest in biological and related scientific fields.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1230-100P
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 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast The Danger Rangers teach the importance of safety and how to prevent accidents while still having fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Justin Time
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130A -12P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 8
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to different places around the world, but also provides him with an experience that helps him solve his problem when he returns home. While on the adventure he is accompanied by Olive, a knowledgeable imaginary playmate, and Squidgy the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Justin's lessons involve learning, for example, that it takes focus to achieve success, failure can teach what we need to do to succeed next time, or when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find another way to get to your goal. Justin is all about self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7- 730A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 10
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital In each episode, cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people who are knowledgeable about each animal, its habitat and teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro social values in an environmentally responsible universe. DT
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Busy World of Richard Scary
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030-11A
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast The Busy World of Richard Scarry is designed for two to five year olds. Like the Scarry books themselves the TV series uses themes that are congruent with the interests of pre-school and early elementary school children. These include - love of parents - mastery (of all the motor, language and social skills that they see in the world around them) - power (who calls the shots) - possession, (It's mine!) - personal routines eating, dressing, sleeping - family living cooking, recreation, celebration. - to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play. - to teach pro-social behavior: generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies - to help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. - To help children develop skills on which academic learning depends: attention, language, memory, active processing of a story, interest in reading.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030A
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7 -13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. GSA provides something that educators can't necessarily offer or replicate in a school setting, as it gives students a real world connection to their writing. Young students have the opportunity to understand the impact of writing on a broader audience by submitting their own writing to the show for consideration and adaptation. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academic skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930-10A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. Main Digital Jack Hanna's Into the Wild is based around Jack's traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels, he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of the environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide. The episode content will certainly further the educational, informational needs of children 13-16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Horseland
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 930-10A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Total times aired 64
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Each week, Sarah (a child of wealthy parents), Alma (a first generation Hispanic), Molly (an African-American from the city), and Bailey (son of the stable owners) strive to become the best competitive riders they can possibly be. This entails learning not only the finer points of dressage, but also how to take care of their horses, the stable, and each other. As their friendship grows, they confront problems that put their honesty, their integrity, their self-confidence and sometimes even their friendship to the test. Their problems, and how they deal with them, serve to provide concrete examples of positive social behavior that can serve as excellent models for the viewing audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 9
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Noodle and Doodle is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies, and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something for display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an ever-faithful Beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. While the show will be enjoyed by preschoolers, the projects are very practical and engaging to implement for children ages 5-8. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve a completely different goal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Doodlebops R.R.S
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10-1030A
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast "Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show" is intended to promote academic and social readiness in order to help young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school and extracurricular environments. By means of fantasy, fun, music and adventure, the Doodlebops Band teaches kids about their world and gives them the vital understanding and behavioral tools to explore it. The show's major educational goals lie in the all-important psycho-social arena. Largely through targeted modeling, the show aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior. Viewers come to see the value of honesty, integrity, the joy that can come from sharing, and so much more. The show's focus on feelings and emotions gives viewers an opportunity to make gains in their own emotional intelligence. They learn to effectively express themselves and "read" the expressions of others. The show also provides a template that youngsters can use to face situations and solve problems with the use of courage, inventiveness, and logical reasoning. The series secondarily addresses complementary core-knowledge goals. The show encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; and provides practice on fundamental knowledge-based learning and skills, including numbers, the alphabet, colors, vocabulary, sequences, and directions. By incorporating the series' multi-faceted educational goal in the context of fun and laughter, "Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show" furthermore helps to engage kids in new learning, and gives them a chance to hone and develop their burgeoning sense of humor. SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: To encourage viewers to develop positive personal qualities and pro-social behaviors, including honesty, kindness, initiative, earnestness, compassion, cooperation, helpfulness, sharing and leadership. To aid viewers to comprehend their own feelings and emotions and "read" the emotions of others, leading to gains in emotional intelligence and an understanding of the vital relationship between emotion and response. To assist viewers to generate techniques associated with critical thinking in goal-setting, decision-making and problem-solving, bringing them to an appropriate sense of self-reliance and an understanding of the consequences of their actions. To help viewers to gain meaningful life skills and behaviors, such as following directions, being a member of a team, and making new friends - intended to better equip them to take on a functional role in school and at home To provide viewers with a basic understanding of the elements of music and an appreciation of music itself. This learning is geared to foster creativity and enhance learning in a number of other subject areas, notably including mathematics, language and literature. To teach and provide practice on fundamental knowledge-based learning and skills, including numbers, the alphabet, vocabulary, colors, sequences, and directions. To spark and broaden viewers' burgeoning sense of humor in order to promote intellectual development, enhance resilience, and help them see the fun of new learning.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 8
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 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Poppy Cat is based on the book series by Lara Jones and uses embedded lessons on imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking for preschool children. In each story the narrator, Lara reads a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat named Poppy. She makes up a story that will be exciting and just follows her imagination to distant lands reached by boat, plane or train. Poppy Cat is the leader of his group of animal friends, and the story always features an underlying message about being nice to yet ignoring the antics of the resident bully, a badger named Egbert. The lesson is always to think creatively and exercise your mind through reading because it will always lead to enjoyment and adventure
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-1230P
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 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop delight along with non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach youngsters valuable learning skills, centering on discovery, investigation and analysis; associated personal-character and pro-social attitudes; and intriguing coreknowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
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 Doug Johnson
Address 5 Television Drive
City Plattsburgh
State NY
Zip 12901
Telephone Number 518.561.5555
Email Address dougjohnson@hearst.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. This report is being amended and re-filed on January 11, 2013, to correct the answer to Item 15, which was inadvertently left unanswered when the report was initially timely filed on January 9, 2013.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1230-1P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Main Digital Noodle and Doodle is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies, and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something for display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an ever-faithful Beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. While the show will be enjoyed by preschoolers, the projects are very practical and engaging to implement for children ages 5-8. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve a completely different goal.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10 - 1030A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The doors of "The Costume Coop" are now open for business! Step into the Coop as Chica, Kelly and the singing/ dancing duo of Mr. and Mrs. C ... (also known as Chica's Mom and Dad) ... welcome you with open wings for fantastic adventures and dress-up fun.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8- 830a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11-1130A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Poppy Cat is based on the book series by Lara Jones and uses embedded lessons on imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking for preschool children. In each story the narrator, Lara reads a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat named Poppy. She makes up a story that will be exciting and just follows her imagination to distant lands reached by boat, plane or train. Poppy Cat is the leader of his group of animal friends, and the story always features an underlying message about being nice to yet ignoring the antics of the resident bully, a badger named Egbert. The lesson is always to think creatively and exercise your mind through reading because it will always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Lazy Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12-1230P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital Lazy Town promotes fitness and healthful habits for children of preschool and primary grades. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town, and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus, gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Justin Time
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1130-12P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital It's time for an adventure! Watch Justin and his pals, Olive and Squidgy, as they become stars in the biggest stories of all time, told from every corner of the world!
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 900 - 930A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Children Talk is a weekly half-hour series where children talk about what they know and learn about what they don't. Featuring nationally known ventriloquist Taylor Mason, each weekly episode of Children Talk provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. Series includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Saturday 930-10A
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Jack Hanna's into the Wild
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. Main Digital Jack Hanna's Into the Wild is based around Jack's traveling the world with his friends and family, taking the viewer to his favorite destinations and introducing them to new and amazing creatures each week. Throughout Jack's travels, he raises awareness of different cultures, geography and spectacular animals and animal facts, while teaching children the importance of stewardship of the environment through his documented donations to conservation efforts worldwide. The episode content will certainly further the educational, informational needs of children 13-16.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030A
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. Multicast Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7-730A
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. Main Digital In each episode, cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people who are knowledgeable about each animal, its habitat and teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro social values in an environmentally responsible universe. DT
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930A
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. Main Digital This program takes current events and presents them in terms younger children can understand more easily. There are also weekly feature segments that address issues such as careers, education, relationships, the environment, ecology and fun things to do while they are growing and learning.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030 - 1100A
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. Multicast Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Pajanimals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital The Pajanimals are a group of four preschool aged puppets who live together in a house with their off-screen mother and father. We meet them in the bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they show us their nighttime routine of brushing their teeth and having quiet conversation before falling off to sleep. The quiet time, always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the socio-emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced during the adventure, and the children return home confident, getting ample rest for today and facing their issues tomorrow.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title The Country Mouse and the City Mouse
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9-930A
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. Multicast The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop delight along with non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach youngsters valuable learning to learn skills, centering on discovery, investigation and analysis; associated personal-character and pro-social attitudes; and intriguing coreknowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830 - 900A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Multicast Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title The Wiggles
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10-1030A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Main Digital The Wiggles is a musical variety show specifically designed for children ages 3-6. Starring Tony, Murray, Greg and Jeff, the Wiggles offers a montage of skits that are specifically designed for teaching and entertaining the preschool audience. Supported by an ensemble of characters, larger than life animals (humans dressed as animal characters) and a pirate, Captain Feathersword, the Wiggles teach numbers, letters, colors, matching and classifying what belongs together (or not), and following directions. There's dancing, occasional guest artists, and lots of visual interest for the viewer, while the lessons are broken down into easily understandable elements for the preschool viewer.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 730-8a
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. Main Digital Wild About Animals is an educational program with a target audience of young adolescents. Its primary educational objectives are, to promote a positive learning context for the acquisition of knowledge; to familiarize viewers with the diversity of animal life in the wild; to provide viewers with information about the attributes and habitat of the different wild animal species; to help viewers become more informed regarding approaches to wild animals-while at the same time providing them with information regarding dangers and threats; to foster curiosity about wild animals; to motivate viewers to become involved in wild life related activities; to increase awareness of the importance of conservation and provide information for enhancing conservation of the environment and animal diversity; to provide information regarding sites in which wild life may be observed such as zoos, parks and aquariums, and the role these sites play in conservation and education; to indicate the ecological importance and contribution of particular wild animals; to stimulate interest in biological and related scientific fields.

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