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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-126432
Submit Date:
01/09/2012
Call Sign:
WNCN
Facility ID:
50782
City:
GOLDSBORO
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

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 NBC
Nielsen DMA Raleigh-Durham
Web Home Page Address www.nbc17.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: 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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Willa's Wild Life is a new animated series centered on a six-year-old girl, and her menagerie of animals. Willa lives at home with her father and pets; an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, penguins, and lots of rabbits. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With her animals and best friend Dooley as key elements of her team, Willa works on solutions to overcome her challenge. Together they find ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic. With help from her animal friends, Willa figures out how to earn the things she wants by helping others. She learns to appreciate the friends that she has rather than trying to change to fit in with the cool group. She realizes that asking questions is better than jumping to conclusions. Whether at school, home or in the neighborhood, Willa finds a way to analyze her situation and learn from experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Willa's Wild Life (17.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/29/11 1:00p
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Pearlie (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pearlie is an animated comedy series based on the children's book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 4-8 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie (17.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/11 1:30p
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Turbo Dogs is an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Turbo Dogs (17.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/11 7:00a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11-11:30a
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. "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.
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 Shelldon (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Shelldon is an animated series about a school-aged yoka shell mollusk named Shelldon. He lives with his adoptive family, the Clams, in Shell Land, an undersea community populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowry shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab) face a specific challenge in every episode. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In all cases, they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct social-emotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and environmental conservation.
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 Shelldon (17.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/19/11 7:30a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Young America Outdoors (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12-12:30pm and 12:30-1pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 12) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Magic School Bus is based on series of children's books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 4 to 9 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a socio-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
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 The Magic School Bus (17.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/11 12:00 Noon
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30-11a
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 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 (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Babar (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30-12 Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting peoples privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Babar (17.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/26/11 12:30p
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-11-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Planet X (Digital Multicast Only on 17.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon, Tue and Wed from 11a-Noon
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 130
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 episode mixes action & extreme sports content within a balanced and well produced program that features (1) inspiring sports & fitness themes, angles and stories, (2) informational and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes, (3) information on how to get involved in dozens of sports and fitness programs, coverage of sports and products from an insider's perspective, (4) regular travel and cultural experiences via foreign adventure feature shows all around the world and much more!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Head's Up! (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30a-Noon
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. "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 (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest Goes Green (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-10:30a
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. "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.
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 Douglas Hamilton
Address 1205 Front Street
City Raleigh
State NC
Zip 27609
Telephone Number (919) 835-6201
Email Address dhamilton@wncn.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. On June 12, 2009, the station completed the transition to digital television. After that date, the responses to Question 4 and 7 apply solely to the station's primary digital program stream. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the 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, with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under. In addition to the educational or informational programs listed in this report, the station broadcasts the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that were not "educational or informational" programming: None

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Turbo Dogs is an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Willa's Wild Life is a new animated series centered on a six-year-old girl, and her menagerie of animals. Willa lives at home with her father and pets; an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, penguins, and lots of rabbits. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. With her animals and best friend Dooley as key elements of her team, Willa works on solutions to overcome her challenge. Together they find ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic. With help from her animal friends, Willa figures out how to earn the things she wants by helping others. She learns to appreciate the friends that she has rather than trying to change to fit in with the cool group. She realizes that asking questions is better than jumping to conclusions. Whether at school, home or in the neighborhood, Willa finds a way to analyze her situation and learn from experience.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Sheldon (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Shelldon is an animated series about a school-aged yoka shell mollusk named Shelldon. He lives with his adoptive family, the Clams, in Shell Land, an undersea community populated by all sorts of sea species. Shelldon and his best friends, Connie (a cowry shell mollusk) and Herman (a hermit crab) face a specific challenge in every episode. The problem may be managing a bully, improving their grades, learning how to be altruistic, or protecting their environment from natural and man-made disasters. In all cases, they rely on Dr. Shell, the most venerated intellectual and elder in Shell Land who teaches them and gives them opportunities to harness their potential and solve the problem. Each episode provides a direct social-emotional lesson and many episodes provide informational content relating to the sea life habitat of Shell Land and environmental conservation.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Magic School Bus is based on series of children's books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 4 to 9 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a socio-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Babar (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting peoples privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Critter Gitters (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Pearlie (17.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pearlie is an animated comedy series based on the children's book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 4-8 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest Goes Green (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Young American Outdoors (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12-12:30p and 12:30-1p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Xis (Digital Multicast Only on 17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 11-11:30a; 12-12:30p; 1-1:30p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Xis features Dr. Bill Wellnitz (known as Wizard Wellnitz in the show), Professor, Augusta State University, and Director, Georgia Science Olympiad. During the show Dr. Wellnitz performs safe, but exciting experiments that have a visual impact on children and adults. Most of the experiments are simple and can be repeated at home with minimal to no adult supervision. The program was created to challenge and entertain children while educating them on the fun facts of science.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Head's Up! (Digital Multicast Only on 17.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30a-Noon
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. "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 (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Weather 101 for Kids (Digital Multicast Only on 17.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 11:30-12p; 12:30-1p; 1:30-2pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Weather 101 for Kids explains various aspects of weather, including the meaning of so many different and sometimes confusing workds like dew point, humidity, temperature, wind speed, pressure, etc. Various meteorologists explain how satellites and computers are used to develop a weather forecast and the importance of science and math for those who 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, lightning, tornados, hurricanes, flooding, etc., (for example: during flooding if the water is at an unknown depth or the speed of the water is unknown, then follow the motto . . . "turn around, don't drown").

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