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

FRN:
0007580152
File Number:
CPR-159551
Submit Date:
10/07/2014
Call Sign:
WFMZ-TV
Facility ID:
39884
City:
ALLENTOWN
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/07/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2014

General Information

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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 Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Philadelphia
Web Home Page Address http://www.wfmz.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 4.0
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 504.0
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: 11.0
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(21)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 21) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:00PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: This show takes a look at the top student athletes around the country, to see how they handle their schoolwork, training,and how they overcome any adversities in their life to achieve their dreams of becoming a great athlete.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 21) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 1:30PM (Starting 9/9/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Awesome Adventures is a weekly half-hour adventure series. The host, as well as two teens, will travel each week to destinations around the world. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 21) Response
Program Title What Color is Your Dog?
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:00AM
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. Digital Channel: In this entertaining weekly half hour program, Mr. Silverman, the well-known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our four-legged family companions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 21) Response
Program Title Real Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday thru Friday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. Digital Channel: Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the young audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 21) Response
Program Title Three Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 4:00PM (Starting 09/11/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Three Wide Life is an entertaining and informative TV show about life inside the garage, targeting the hard-core race fan. Three Wide Life is meant not only to entertain the race fans, but to also educate new viewers about the drivers, the business, and the people behind the teams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 21) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 1:30PM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Analog and Digital Channel: Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 21) Response
Program Title 9th Period
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:30AM
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. Digital Channel: During the school day, they're top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But come 9th period the textbooks are gone and the 3 kids team together and use the observation and deductive reasoning skills they've developed in class to solve the town's mysteries and crimes. Viewers will be engrossed in 9th Period as they use their own cognitive skills to solve the mysteries along with Peyton, Conner and Meg. Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 21) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Analog and Digital Channel: Animal Rescue showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the them. All stories are real and contain video of rescues. It also includes safety tips and info animals and their habitat.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 4:00PM (Starting 9/9/14)& Friday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 17
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. Analog and Digital Channel: The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact threat humans have while interacting in their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 21) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon thru Thurs & Sat 8:00AM and Fri 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 79
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. Digital Channel: The Outdoorsman's format includes a FCC friendly educational blend of world class adventures in domestic and international locations. Environmental and conservation issues, teaching kids and adults about wildlife, hunting, fishing, ethics and respect for nature and a celebration of the sporting lifestyle are important aspects of the format.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 21) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 1:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Animal Rescue showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the them. All stories are real and contain video of rescues. It also includes safety tips and info animals and their habitat.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 21) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:30AM (Starting 9/29/14)
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. Digital Channel: Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 21) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 1:30PM (Ending 9/2/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiriing true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 21) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 4:00PM (Starting 09/08/14)& Thursday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 17
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. Digital Channel: Eco Company brings a fresh, engaging, and optimistic perspective to environmental issues through intervies and conversation reporting that is accessible, relevant and compelling. The program's energetic and outhful journalist/hosts present stories that promote an action-oriented approach to environmental issues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 21) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Wild America is geared at familiarizing children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact threat humans have while interacting in their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 21) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:00AM & Wednesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Digital Channel: Combining the art of storytelling and the element of song, the series presents everyday situations in an age appropriate way to help children learn about solving life's little problems.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 21) Response
Program Title Distant Roads
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday & Tuesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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. Digital Channel: Distant Roads embraces the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom of RV ownership. Viewers share in the personal experiences of the show's hosts as they travel through the featured regions. They reveal in depth the cultural and historical perspective of the region while pointing out the geography, geology and other educational details of the various destinations. The program's health segments encourage viewers to exercise and stay healthy as they travel to educational and entertainment venues. This empowers audiences of all ages to pursue their dream to completion through the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom that our society encourages. Each segment of Distant Roads delivers and educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by the hosts and their guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 21) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 4:00PM (Starting 09/10/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: This show takes a look at the top student athletes around the country, to see how they handle their schoolwork, training,and how they overcome any adversities in their life to achieve their dreams of becoming a great athlete.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 21) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 4:00PM (Starting 09/12/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Awesome Adventures is a weekly half-hour adventure series. The host, as well as two teens, will travel each week to destinations around the world. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 21) Response
Program Title Three Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 3:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Three Wide Life is an entertaining and informative TV show about life inside the garage, targeting the hard-core race fan. Three Wide Life is meant not only to entertain the race fans, but to also educate new viewers about the drivers, the business, and the people behind the teams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 21) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Mouse in the House features youngsters learning about science and pnysics by conducting experiments.
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 Barry N. Fisher
Address 300 E. Rock Rd.
City Allentown
State PA
Zip 18103
Telephone Number 610-798-4000
Email Address barryf@wfmz.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. WFMZ-TV is very active in its outreach to children in the community beyond its required children's programming. An outline of several projects WFMZ-TV has developed and are on going are listed below. Freddy Awards: The licensee actively works on a major theatre/performing arts scholarship program called the Freddy Awards. This program was developed to encourage students to excellence and seek careers in the performing arts. Over 31 high schools participated in the annual competition culminating in a live three-hour telecast announcing the winners of various competitions in the performing arts. Two significant college scholarships are awarded to students. WFMZ-TV has won numerous awards for this program including 2 Mid-Atlantic State Emmy Awards. Kids' News Set: WFMZ-TV has developed a Kids' News Set, which is complete with a replica of the station's news set, teleprompter, camera and lighting. The Kids' News Set was designed to allow kids to see how a newscast is produced and ask questions about broadcasting in general. Youth of all ages can sit at the set, read a prepared script from the teleprompter and is recorded for them to take home. The set has been at major events during the past year where a significant amount of the general public attended. Internship Program: College students spend a semester in a position that gives them hands on experience in their chosen field of interest. Students generally spend 15 hours per week during the semester working in our newsroom with reporters, photographers, producers, etc. Station management evaluates their performance and provides this information to the student's advisor. Shadowing Program: A program that allows local high school students to travel with reporters and photographers to help students understand the field of television news. These events are set up by a high school teacher or advisor to help students make informed career decisions. Da Vinci Discovery Science Center Outreach: WFMZ-TV has developed an on going educational platform at the Da Vinci Discovery Center for Science in Allentown. The effort includes a multiple interactive kiosk where students and the general public can learn about meteorology and how the forecast and weather presentations are produced at WFMZ-TV. A fully functional chroma key wall allows the public to experience how forecasters present the weather forecast. In addition to the educational center at the Da Vinci Discovery Center that runs daily seven days a week, WFMZ-TV's chief meteorologist speaks to classrooms of children at the center. The presentation includes an interactive tour of the television station, discussion of the various jobs available in broadcasting and encouraging children in general to study and prepare for their futures. Homework Help Page: WFMZ-TV has also developed an on-line Homework Help Page on our website for weather related questions. Students have access to basic weather information and explanations. Students are also able to ask our meteorologist for help with their homework questions. Station Tours: WFMZ-TV conducts regular tours of the station to schools, clubs and community groups. Tours range from 5 to 12 people per tour and are conducted approximately 9 months of the year with an average of 1 tour per week. Tours include all aspects of the broadcast facility and attendee's questions are answered by news department personnel and other station employees.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 1:30PM
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:30PM, Tuesday 4:00PM & Friday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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. Analog and Digital Channel: The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of North America, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact threat humans have while interacting in their environment.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Three Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 3:30PM & Thursday 4:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Three Wide Life is an entertaining and informative TV show about life inside the garage, targeting the hard-core race fan. Three Wide Life is meant not only to entertain the race fans, but to also educate new viewers about the drivers, the business, and the people behind the teams.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title The Outdoorsman
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon thru Thurs & Sat 8:00AM and Fri 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 79
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. Digital Channel: Outdoorsman's mission is to inform, educate and entertain teenage children by showcasing the sporting industry, and educating the public regarding important issues involving conservation and wildlife.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 8:00AM & Thursday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Animal Rescue showcases rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the them. All stories are real and contain video of rescues. It also includes safety tips and info animals and their habitat.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title 9th Period
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: During the school day, they're top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But come 9th period the textbooks are gone and the 3 kids team together and use the observation and deductive reasoning skills they've developed in class to solve the town's mysteries and crimes. Viewers will be engrossed in 9th Period as they use their own cognitive skills to solve the mysteries along with Peyton, Conner and Meg. Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Distant Roads
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday & Tuesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Digital Channel: Distant Roads embraces the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom of RV ownership. Viewers share in the personal experiences of the show's hosts as they travel through the featured regions. They reveal in depth the cultural and historical perspective of the region while pointing out the geography, geology and other educational details of the various destinations. The program's health segments encourage viewers to exercise and stay healthy as they travel to educational and entertainment venues. This empowers audiences of all ages to pursue their dream to completion through the spirit of adventure, discovery and freedom that our society encourages. Each segment of Distant Roads delivers and educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by the hosts and their guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 4:00PM & Thursday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Digital Channel: Eco Company brings a fresh, engaging, and optimistic perspective to environmental issues through intervies and conversation reporting that is accessible, relevant and compelling. The program's energetic and outhful journalist/hosts present stories that promote an action-oriented approach to environmental issues.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 5:00PM & Wednesday 4:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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. Analog and Digital Channel: This show takes a look at the top student athletes around the country, to see how they handle their schoolwork, training, and how they overcome any adversities in their life to achieve their dreams of becoming a great athlete.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:00AM, Wednesday 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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. Digital Channel: Combining the art of storytelling and the element of song, the series presents everyday situations in an age appropriate way to help children learn about solving life's little problems.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 1:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Dog Tales showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday thru Thursday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 40
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. Digital Channel: Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the young audience.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 1:30PM & Friday 4:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Analog and Digital Channel: Awesome Adventures is a weekly half-hour adventure series. The host, as well as two teens, will travel each week to destinations around the world. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Digital Channel: Mouse in the House features youngsters learning about science and pnysics by conducting experiments.

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Maranatha Broadcasting Company


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