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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-140757
Submit Date:
04/08/2013
Call Sign:
WJHL-TV
Facility ID:
57826
City:
JOHNSON CITY
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2013

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 CBS
Nielsen DMA TriCitiesTN-VA
Web Home Page Address www.wjhl.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title CHILDREN TALK (MULTICAST 11-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9A
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. CHILDREN TALK is part of METV network children's programming. Featuring nationally known ventriloquist Taylor Mason. This show provides young viewers with an educatioanl experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Vists are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 730A
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution.Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title SAFARI (MULTICAST 11-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1030-1130A
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. SAFARI is part of METV network children's programming. There are two different shows that air back to back on Saturday morning. SAFARI provides core programming in the area of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preervations. Emmy award winning host and wilf life expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring viewers face to face with some of the planets most intersting animals. SAFARI offers dynamic television experience for teens-with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wild life and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so they can live on in the wild. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10A
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS (MULTICAST 11-3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 90
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 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS explains the various aspects of weather, including the meaning of many different and sometimes confusing words like dewpoint, humidity, temperature, wind speed. Air pressure, etc.. Various meterologists explain how satellites and computers are used to develop forecasting and the importance of science and math for kids that want to make weather forecasting a career. A lot of safety tips are provided so kids know what to do in case of a weather emergency like thunderstorms, lightening, tornados,hurricanes, flash floods, etc. (for example: during a flooding if the water is at an unknown depth or the speed of the water is unknown then follow the simple motto..."turn around, don't drown". This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the sociallessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title WORK FORCE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 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. WORK FORCE is part of METV network children's programming. This series introduces teens to a wide variety of possible careers emphasing how education and practical skilss are impact a persons ability to successfully pursue a career. The series also demonstrates real-world job experience, proving that an appropiate education is necessary to persue alomost any career. Each episode presents two possible career paths offering teenagers a chance to get some "hands on" experience in various jobs. The program also notes educatioanl and training requirements for various careers as well as potential salary ranges for a given job. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1130A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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 introduces the excitement, wonder and adventure of the natural wonder to children every where. The viewers meet the true ambassadors of the wild; animals that appeal to all age audiences. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program WILD AMERICA
List date and time rescheduled 2/16/13 830A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-02-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program WILD AMERICA
List date and time rescheduled 3/16/13 830A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-03-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program WILD AMERICA
List date and time rescheduled 2/9/13 830A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-02-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program WILD AMERICA
List date and time rescheduled 3/9/13 830A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-03-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program WILD AMERICA
List date and time rescheduled 3/2/13 830A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-03-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program WILD AMERICA
List date and time rescheduled 3/30/13 830A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-03-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program WILD AMERICA
List date and time rescheduled 3/23/13 830A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-03-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7A
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution.Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a live action show that featres two regular kids Araya and Christinia and a resident scientist, Doubting Dave. The children travel the globe to investigate the site and to delve into tales which might have baffled people throughout the ages. In the lab Dobting Dave challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries and then tackle the questions with scientific testing. The series encourages children to explore the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and the investigaion of the ancient myths and mysteries allows the show to focus on history, cultures, geography and international customs. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program MYSTERY HUNTERS
List date and time rescheduled 3/9/13 8am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-03-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program MYSTERY HUNTERS
List date and time rescheduled 3/2/13 8am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-03-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY (MULTICAST 11-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10A
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. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY is part of METV network children's programming. This show uses a travelogue format,compelling back stories, and an upbeat narrator. The TRAVEL THRU HISTORY series entices young adults to learn more about American History. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. This series uses beatiful photography and brief well edited interviews with curators and other on-site authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos and film footage to set a pace that will keep a young mind engaged. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (MULTICAST 11-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8-9A
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 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES is part of METV network's children's programming. There are two seperate half hour shows that air back to back. The shows spark the enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theater. 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. The diverse Green Screen Company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES educational and mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R's"; Curiousity, Confidence, Citizenship and Compassion. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 BUSYTOWN II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 630A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
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

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title BUSY TOWN I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 6A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
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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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 Robin Hodge
Address 338 East Main Street
City Johnson City
State TN
Zip 37601
Telephone Number 423-434-4531
Email Address rhodge@wjhl.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. During the past quarter WJHL's local newscast: News Channel 11 at 430A, News Channel 11 at 5A, News Channel 11 at 530A, News Channel 11 at 6A, News Channel 11 at 12P, News Channel 11 at 5P, News Channel 11 at 530P, News Channel 11 at 6P, News Channel 11 at 11P, News Channel 11 at 7A Saturday, News Channel 11 at 8a Sunday have many storeis that are educational and have inforamtional material of value to children. WJHL has two multicast channels. WJhl no longer has an analog channel. The station did not broadcast an analog channelduring this quarter. The licensee's response to 7(b) therefore assumes that the station's current main program stream serves as the equivalent to the station's former analog channel. In addition to the educational and informational programs in this report, that the station broadcasts the following programs designed for children ages twelve and under that were not "educational or informational" programming: None. After tdue licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C. F. R. Section 73.670 wiht respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title WORK FORCE (MULITCAST 11-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 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. WORK FORCE is part of METV network children's programming. This series introduces teens to a wide variety of possible careers emphasing how education and practical skilss are impact a persons ability to successfully pursue a career. The series also demonstrates real-world job experience, proving that an appropiate education is necessary to persue alomost any career. Each episode presents two possible career paths offering teenagers a chance to get some "hands on" experience in various jobs. The program also notes educatioanl and training requirements for various careers as well as potential salary ranges for a given job. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title CHILDREN TALK (MULITCAST 11-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 9A
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. CHILDREN TALK is part of METV network children's programming. Featuring nationally known ventriloquist Taylor Mason. This show provides young viewers with an educatioanl experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Vists are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1030A
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. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10A
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. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 730A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11A
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a live action show that featres two regular kids Araya and Christinia and a resident scientist, Doubting Dave. The children travel the globe to investigate the site and to delve into tales which might have baffled people throughout the ages. In the lab Dobting Dave challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries and then tackle the questions with scientific testing. The series encourages children to explore the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and the investigaion of the ancient myths and mysteries allows the show to focus on history, cultures, geography and international customs. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1130A
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 introduces the excitement, wonder and adventure of the natural wonder to children every where. The viewers meet the true ambassadors of the wild; animals that appeal to all age audiences. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (MULITCAST 11-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8-9A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES is part of METV network's children's programming. There are two seperate half hour shows that air back to back. The shows spark the enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theater. 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. The diverse Green Screen Company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES educational and mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R's"; Curiousity, Confidence, Citizenship and Compassion. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title SAFARI
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1030A
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. SAFARI is part of METV network children's programming. There are two different shows that air back to back on Saturday morning. SAFARI provides core programming in the area of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preervations. Emmy award winning host and wilf life expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring viewers face to face with some of the planets most intersting animals. SAFARI offers dynamic television experience for teens-with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wild life and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so they can live on in the wild. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS (MULTICAST 11-3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS explains the various aspects of weather, including the meaning of many different and sometimes confusing words like dewpoint, humidity, temperature, wind speed. Air pressure, etc.. Various meterologists explain how satellites and computers are used to develop forecasting and the importance of science and math for kids that want to make weather forecasting a career. A lot of safety tips are provided so kids know what to do in case of a weather emergency like thunderstorms, lightening, tornados,hurricanes, flash floods, etc. (for example: during a flooding if the water is at an unknown depth or the speed of the water is unknown then follow the simple motto..."turn around, don't drown". This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title TRAVEL THRU HISTORY (MULTICAST 11-2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10A
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. TRAVEL THRU HISTORY is part of METV network children's programming. This show uses a travelogue format,compelling back stories, and an upbeat narrator. The TRAVEL THRU HISTORY series entices young adults to learn more about American History. The various episodes focus on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. This series uses beatiful photography and brief well edited interviews with curators and other on-site authorities, as well as graphics, vintage photos and film footage to set a pace that will keep a young mind engaged. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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