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

FRN:
0028358455
File Number:
CPR-134361
Submit Date:
10/08/2012
Call Sign:
WQAD-TV
Facility ID:
73319
City:
MOLINE
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/08/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2012

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Davenport-Rock I-Moline
Web Home Page Address

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 336.0
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: 6.0
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 Animal Atlas (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 930am 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. This program is entertaining and engaging to a wide audience while managing to deliver information that would be very welcome in a middle or high school classroom. As the Nature of animals is explored, the content and clarity create a progam of exceptional educational value.
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 Critter Gitters (Channel 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930am
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Critter Gitters" features a non-violent, adventurous format that can be enjoyed by the entire family while stimulating creativity, promoting team work, and showcasing moral dilemmas and social values. A search and rescue, animal adventure-themed series with an entertaining twist of investigative and detective "super sleuthing" by a group of neighborhood kids, a veterinarian, a marine biologist, a zany professor, and colorful neighborhood characters. Action and stimulating story lines combined with compelling situations along with kids' natural curiosity and love for animals. Series features a diverse cast providing positive role models. To add variety to the series, episodes haven been produced in Costa Rica, Switzerland, the Florida Everglades, The Great Northwest, East Coast, Mid West... just about everywhere in the USA.
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 Food For Thought with Claire Thomas (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 from different cultures.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am
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. 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.
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 Head's Up (Channel 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030am
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Heads Up!" is a series about astronomy and astronautics that takes young viewers beyond the basics of the Big Dipper and the moon, introducing them to the magical content and practical context of the night sky. In each episode, series takes kids on an entertaining and informative tour of the heavens through several featured segments, including a survey of all the planets and moons in our solar system.
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 Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am and 1130a
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young America Outdoors" introduces young viewers to a wide variety of outdoor activities, explaining the benefits of keeping fit while exploring wonders of nature. Episode topics include fishing, hang-gliding, horseback riding, kayaking, hiking, camping, water skiing, snow skiing and backpacking. The series also provides important information on wilderness survival skills and emphasizes safety outdoors and well as environmental awareness and responsible use of our natural resources. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people experiencing the outdoors, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
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 Dragonfly TV (Channel 8.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 830am
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational needs of children ages 13-16. This program highlights children "Doing" projects with real hands on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science.
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 Pets.TV (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1030am 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. This program delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advise emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, committment and perserverence 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 (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (Channel 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest" is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode
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 Everyday Health (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am
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. Each program the hosts scan the country finding those who "pay if forward" to promote health and wellness. Viewers will meet "agents of change" from all corners of the country, selfless Americans with good will and new ideas to tackle a wide variety of health issues. Through philanthropy and a little hard work, the "agents of change" demonstrate how one person can really make a difference.
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 Missing (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9am
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. Provides safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. This series carries an important message for young people in regard to being aware of thier surroundings and cautions when dealing with strangers. The tips and how to act in dangerous circumstances are also important.
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 Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 730am
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. LIVE LIFE AND WIN! is a new weekly, Educational/Informational TV series highlighting inspirational teen success stories. Segments feature Extraordinary Teens, Breaking Barriers, Giving Back, Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship, while promoting social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism.
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 Wild America (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 930a
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. Wild America is a series, hosted by renowned naturalist photographer, Mary Stouffer, which focuses on the wild animals and wild lands of North America in an entertaining and educational manner.
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 Sea Rescue (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9am 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. The half-hour weekly series, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there is a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
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 Eco Company (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am 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. This program explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact the orld. The E-Co Team will report on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and will share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each show also provides practical tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
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 Swap TV (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8am
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. This series is about two teenages from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. Young viewers are exposed to the special interest of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social value and respect.
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 Ocean Mysteries (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830am
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. This program shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumps that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpe cted 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 teaming in our oceans.
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 Curiosity Quest Goes Green (Channel 8.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest Goes Green is a weekly half-hour television series that allows children to explore the world of "green" living. The series educates and informs youngsters about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment. Each episode highlights a different aspect of environmental challenges and possibile solutions. The weekly series also promotes children's writing and creative skills.
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 Born to Explore (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satudays 9am
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. This series aims to inspire viewers to discover the wonders of the great outdoors. Former Explorer Club President, Richard Wiese, brings us on an adventure to discover the most interesting facets of nature while discovering earth's hidden treasures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Animal Adventures (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 630am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -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. Jack Hanna spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. jack talk with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, 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 with an environmentally sponsible universe.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Exploration with Jarod Miller (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 6am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animals heroes - there's always something amazing happening.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Joanne Brown
Address 3003 Park 16th Street
City Moline
State IL
Zip 61265
Telephone Number 309-736-3263
Email Address joanne.brown@wqad.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. 3rd Quarter Educational and Community Efforts WQAD was a sponsor of the following events... Name of Event: First Day Project Date and Time of Event: July 2012 - August 4, 2012 Postal Collection Dates: 7/21 Pick Up - Coal Valley, Colona, East Moline, Milan, Moline, Rock Island, Silvis 8/4 Pick Up - Bettendorf, Blue Grass, Buffalo, Davenport, LeClaire, Moscow, Pleasant Valley, Walcott, Wilton Description of event: First Day Project - is a coordinated Quad City Area School Supply Drive The community is encouraged to leave supplies on their doorstep for the postal carriers to pick up. Viewers can also drop off supplies at WQAD and at Moline and Davenport Carpetland locations. The First Day Project unites Quad City area school supplies drives to meet the needs of students who require help in obtaining school supplies. Nearly 20,000 students in Quad City schools are from families with incomes low enough to be eligible for Free & Reduced fee waivers for school meals and fees. Some of Quad City area school districts have an average as high as 63% of students qualifying for Free & Reduced. The First Day Project will supply thousands of Quad City students with the items they need to start their school year with confidence. Items needed include loose-leaf paper, spiral notebooks, colored and regular pencils and pencil boxes, pocket folders, pens, crayons, glue sticks, composition notebooks, tissues, backpacks, scissors, erasers, washable markers, watercolor paints, dry erase markers, and hand sanitizer. Name of Event: American Cancer Society - Relay For Life of Rock Island County Date and Time of Event: Friday, July 20, 2012 Location of Event: Black Hawk College in Moline, Illinois Description of event: "Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back." at Relay for Life of ROCK ISLAND COUNTY on FRIDAY, JULY 20, at BLACK HAWK COLLEGE. Celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer. Remember loved ones lost to the disease. Fight back alongside the American Cancer Society to help save lives faster and create a world with more birthdays. Recruit a team, help plan the event, join the cancer survivor and caregiver activities - be a part of Relay For Life of ROCK ISLAND COUNTY on FRIDAY, JULY 20. For more information call the American Cancer Society at 309-794-0601 or visit RELAYFORLIFE.ORG/ROCKISLANDIL. Name of Event: Heartland Jam Date and Time of Event: Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21, 2012 Location of Event: 1200 W Beiderbecke Drive Davenport, IA Description of event: "Heartland Jam Music Festival will be held July 20-21, 2012 at Centennial Park in downtown Davenport, IA and is intended to be an annual event. This event will include two full days of music on three stages featuring many of the Heartland regions best entertainers and eight national touring acts. Heartland Jam began as a dream of Loren Arp in 2007. On October 1, 2010, Loren was severely burned in a combine explosion, landing him in the University of Iowas burn treatment center for 40 days before succumbing to his injuries. While in the hospital, he expressed his desire for the festival to still take place and that is why we are here today. The Loren Arp Memorial Foundation was established in the summer of 2011 with the mission to assist children in the University of Iowa's burn treatment center and their families with the financial burden of going though such rigorous treatment. With the help of this newly formed Foundation, we hope to allow the children and their families to concentrate on their treatment and rehab and not worry about some of the everyday expenses of being in the unit. A significant portion of the net proceeds from the Heartland Jam Music Festival will go directly to the Loren Arp Memorial Foundation to assist with the goal of the Foundation. Name of Event: 2012 Charity Golf Classic - The Arc of the Quad Cities Area Dat

Other Matters (20)

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Other Matters (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters (Channel 8.2) Antenna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Critter Gitters" features a non-violent, adventurous format that can be enjoyed by the entire family while stimulating creativity, promoting team work, and showcasing moral dilemmas and social values. A search and rescue, animal adventure-themed series with an entertaining twist of investigative and detective "super sleuthing" by a group of neighborhood kids, a veterinarian, a marine biologist, a zany professor, and colorful neighborhood characters. Action and stimulating story lines combined with compelling situations along with kids' natural curiosity and love for animals. Series features a diverse cast providing positive role models. To add variety to the series, episodes haven been produced in Costa Rica, Switzerland, the Florida Everglades, The Great Northwest, East Coast, Mid West... just about everywhere in the USA.
Other Matters (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Curiousity Quest Goes Green (Channel 8.2) Antenna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am
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. "Curiosity Quest Goes Green" is a weekly half-hour television series that allows children to explore the world of "green" living. The series educates and informs youngsters about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment. Each episode highlights a different aspect of environmental challenges and possible solutions. The weekly series also promotes children's writing and creative skills.
Other Matters (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 830am
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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half hour science television series that meets the educational and informational needs of children ages 13-16. This program highlights children "Doing" projects with real hands on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science.
Other Matters (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Young America Outdoors (Channel 8.2) Antenna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am and 1130a
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. Young America Outdoors" introduces young viewers to a wide variety of outdoor activities, explaining the benefits of keeping fit while exploring wonders of nature. Episode topics include fishing, hang-gliding, horseback riding, kayaking, hiking, camping, water skiing, snow skiing and backpacking. The series also provides important information on wilderness survival skills and emphasizes safety outdoors and well as environmental awareness and responsible use of our natural resources. The program shows real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people experiencing the outdoors, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Other Matters (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild America (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 930am 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. Wild America is a series, hosted by renowned naturalist photographer, Mary Stouffer, which focuses on the wild animals and wild lands of North America in an entertaining and educational manner.
Other Matters (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Heads Up! (Channel 8.2) Antenna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1030am
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. Heads Up!" is a series about astronomy and astronautics that takes young viewers beyond the basics of the Big Dipper and the moon, introducing them to the magical content and practical context of the night sky. In each episode, series takes kids on an entertaining and informative tour of the heavens through several featured segments, including a survey of all the planets and moons in our solar system.
Other Matters (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Missing (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am
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. Provides safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. This series carries an important message for young people in regard to being aware of thier surroundings and cautions when dealing with strangers. The tips and how to act in dangerous circumstances are also important.
Other Matters (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Swap TV (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8am
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 series is about two teenages from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. Young viewers are exposed to the special interest of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social value and respect.
Other Matters (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Born to Explore (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am
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 series aims to inspire viewers to discover the wonders of the great outdoors. Former Explorer Club President, Richard Wiese, brings us on an adventure to discover the most interesting facets of nature while discovering earth's hidden treasures.
Other Matters (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10am
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, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830am 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 program shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumps that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpe cted 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 teaming in our oceans.
Other Matters (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Pets.TV (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1030am 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 program delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advise emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, committment and perserverence children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930am
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, Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 730am
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 program seeks to educate young viewers with teen success stories and segments focusing on school, sports, arts, and health while promoting themes such as social responsibility and volunteerism.
Other Matters (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1030am
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 from 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 (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Eco Company (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact the orld. The E-Co Team will report on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics and will share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. Each show also provides practical tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Other Matters (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Career Day (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 930am
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 a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interest they may have that could be a career. WQAD will be a sponsor and be
Other Matters (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Channel 8.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am
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 program is entertaining and engaging to a wide audience while managing to deliver information that would be very welcome in a middle or high school classroom. As the Nature of animals is explored, the content and clarity create a progam of exceptional educational value.
Other Matters (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 8.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8am 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.
Other Matters (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (Channel 8.2) Antenna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10a
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. "Curiosity Quest" is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.

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