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

FRN:
0025017997
File Number:
CPR-166669
Submit Date:
04/06/2015
Call Sign:
KBJR-TV
Facility ID:
33658
City:
SUPERIOR
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/06/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2015

General Information

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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 Duluth MN-Superior WI
Web Home Page Address www.nncnow.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 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 4.0
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppy Cat based on a book series by Lara Jones, models the use of imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking in viewers. Each episode features the narrator Lara, reading a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat (who is also named Poppy). She weaves an exciting tale following her imagination, which leads her to distant lands reached by boat, plane, hot air balloon or train. Each story features Poppy Cat as the leader of a group of animal friends, including the resident bully Egbert the badger, and other occasionally recurring characters. A prevailing message emerges within each episode to be nice to your friends and always work together. There remains an overarching implicit message within every episode as well; think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling - for these activities always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
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 Poppy Cat - KBJR
List date and time rescheduled 1/31/15 at 8:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-01-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 AM
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 About Animals will educate and inform children 13-16 by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of four different stories designed to teach kids about both exotic and unique animals as well as to educate them further about animals they see every day.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Lazy Town - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus (a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help) comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities that include playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Whaddyado - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 AM
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. Through dramatic reenactments, Whaddyado will skillfully document events, interview participants, and talk to various experts, who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is a live action/animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area, yet has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind his home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of his woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socio-emotional content, with examples that model: being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish and relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Explorations - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 AM
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 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 animal heroes--there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth, and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle, an instructional series, features art and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal
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 Noodle & Doodle - KBJR
List date and time rescheduled 8:30 AM 2/7/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-02-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - KBJR
List date and time rescheduled 1/10/15 at 8:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-01-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - KBJR
List date and time rescheduled 8:30 AM 2/28/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-02-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - KBJR
List date and time rescheduled 8:30 AM 1/17/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-01-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - KBJR
List date and time rescheduled 8:30 AM 1/31/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-01-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle - KBJR
List date and time rescheduled 8:30 AM 2/21/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-02-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 AM
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. Awesome Adventures is designed to educate, inform, and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title State to State - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM
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. State to State travels to every entertaining nook and cranny of America. Loaded with core curriculum info on history, culture, geography, State to State is a show that is highly visually engaging and entertaining for kids aged 13 to 16. The show features great cities, monuments, natural wonders, and unusual destinations/cultural qualities/historical information on the 50 states. Each episode features 2-3 destinations.
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 State to State - KBJR-DT2
List date and time rescheduled 12:30 PM 3/15/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program State to State - KBJR-DT2
List date and time rescheduled 12:30 PM 3/22/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00 PM
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild continued the expected high quality, educational program content that has become the signature of Jungle Jack Productions. The program topic is suitable for both the secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. Shot from a number of photographic perspectives. the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and the changes humans have imposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region. While Jack Hanna introduces the habitat and the wildlife, regional guides are given the expert status and the viewer becomes engaged in the natural environment with the same enthusiasm as Jack's family. The sub-note feature added educational value to the program content and enhanced the scientific foundation.
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 Jack Hanna's Into the Wild - KBJR-DT2
List date and time rescheduled 1:00 PM 3/22/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hanna's Into the Wild - KBJR-DT2
List date and time rescheduled 1:00 PM 3/15/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Chica - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Chica Show features a five-year-old "baby" chick that spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit, and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure-a fantasy transformation to animation- where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development as Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Astroblast - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast!, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. The station is populated by five animal characters and one three-eyed octopus of unknown derivation. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament of some sort needing a solution. While these predicaments take place on a space station populated by animal characters and aliens from different galaxies, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up a space when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Eco Company - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 AM
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. What does it mean to "go green" as a teen? More and more young people want to know the answer to that question. Now there's Eco Company, a national TV show on a quest to find answers. Eco Company is hosted by a dynamic group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to preserve the planet they will inherit. Every week Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. In addition every week Eco Company provides a practical tip that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company is designed to be an interactive program from finding out what's on the mind of all teens by talking to them wherever we find them to providing a forum on this website for teens to share their own videos about going green.
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 Eco Company - KBJR-DT2
List date and time rescheduled 12:00 PM 3/22/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Eco Company - KBJR-DT2
List date and time rescheduled 12:00 PM 3/15/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30 PM
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds, and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
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 Dog Tales - KBJR-DT2
List date and time rescheduled 1:30 PM 3/15/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Tales - KBJR-DT2
List date and time rescheduled 1:30 PM 3/22/15
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-03-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Kelli Latuska
Address 246 S Lake Avenue
City Duluth
State MN
Zip 55802
Telephone Number (218) 720-9600
Email Address klatuska@kdlh.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. 1. Except as set forth herein, the children's programming and promotional content furnished to the Station during the 4th quarter of 2013 complied with the commercial limits of the Children's Television Act, and 47 C.F.R. 73.670(a)-(d). On October 12, 2013, the closing credits for "Lazytown," an educational and informational program supplied to the NBC Network by Sprout for the "NBC Kids" Saturday morning E/I block, inadvertently included a fleeting (one-half second) display of the URL for the program's web site (www.lazytown.com). We have been informed by NBC that before providing children's programming to its affiliates, the NBC Network takes precautions to avoid any potential violations of the FCC's web site rules. Specifically, each episode of the "NBC Kids" Saturday morning E/I block is reviewed by Sprout, whose policy is to remove all URLs from program materials. In this case, however, the display of the URL in the closing credits was so fleeting it was missed during the review process. The NBC Network is working with Sprout to develop and implement additional procedures to minimize the possibility of a re-occurrence of this isolated incident. 2. 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 with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under. The station has terminated analog operations. Accordingly, questions 7(b) and 7(b) are no longer applicable.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Whaddyado - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 AM
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. Through dramatic reenactments, Whaddyado will skillfully document events, interview participants, and talk to various experts, who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00 PM
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild continued the expected high quality, educational program content that has become the signature of Jungle Jack Productions. The program topic is suitable for both the secondary classroom and general audience with content addressing several academic outcomes designated by both state and national life science standards. Shot from a number of photographic perspectives. the viewer is introduced to the biodiversity of the area, how animals are adapted to the environment, and the changes humans have imposed on the environment as well as the positive impact of local conservation efforts in the region. While Jack Hanna introduces the habitat and the wildlife, regional guides are given the expert status and the viewer becomes engaged in the natural environment with the same enthusiasm as Jack's family. The sub-note feature added educational value to the program content and enhanced the scientific foundation.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppy Cat, based on the book series by Lara Jones, models the use of imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking in viewers. Each episode features the narrator Lara, reading a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat (who is also named Poppy). She weaves an exciting tale following her imagination, which leads her to distant lands reached by boat, plane, hot air balloon or train. Each story features Poppy Cat as the leader of a group of animal friends, the resident bully Egbert the badger, and other occasionally recurring characters. A prevailing message emerges within each episode to be nice to your friends and always work together. There remains an overarching implicit message within every episode as well: think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling - for these activities always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 AM
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 About Animals will educate and inform children 13-16 by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of four different stories designed to teach kids about both exotic and unique animals as well as to educate them further about animals they see every day.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Dog Tales - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30 PM
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. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds, and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Explorations - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 AM
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. 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 animal heroes--there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth, and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Astroblast! - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast! is the space station and home of six animal characters in Bob Colar's book series of the same name. The space station is managed by an over-confident and exuberant commander, Comet the dog. The crew includes, Sputnik the pig, a very knowledgeable reader; Haley, a rabbit, Comet's true peer and an athlete; Radar, the monkey, who is somewhat self-involved, Jet, a silent alligator whose gestures and expressions are his mode of communication, and Sal, a congenial 3-eyed octopus who runs the counter in the Smoothie Shack, the space station café. While the space station supports the missions of a bizarre and diverse array of aliens, the Smoothie Shack is the hub of social interaction for the galaxy. There is always something happening at Astroblast! And everyone on the crew has plenty to learn to keep the community happy and on an even keel.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna is a Brazilian animated series specifically aimed at teaching 2-5 year old children how to ask questions about nature and science and vigorously pursue the answers. The show encourages curiosity, research, and critical thinking. Each episode of the show is focused on a particular creature, object, or phenomenon that would be of interest to the target audience. For example, Luna might wonder how she can grow a plant without a seed and finds the answer through her inquiry process. The characters, Luna, Jupiter (her brother), and Clive (their pet ferret) embark on a research effort that takes the audience through each step that answers their overarching question. The show uses recurring features, signature phrases, and songs to cue the audience when they need to do research, when they transition to the adventure, and when they have reached the ending to review all they've learned.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title State to State - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30 AM
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. State to State travels to every entertaining nook and cranny of America. Loaded with core curriculum info on history, culture, geography, State to State is a show that is highly visually engaging and entertaining for kids aged 13 to 16. The show features great cities, monuments, natural wonders, and unusual destinations/cultural qualities/historical information on the 50 states. Each episode features 2-3 destinations.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 AM
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. Awesome Adventures is designed to educate, inform, and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Lazy Town - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Eco Company - KBJR-DT2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00 AM
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. What does it mean to "go green" as a teen? More and more young people want to know the answer to that question. Now there's Eco Company, a national TV show on a quest to find answers. Eco Company is hosted by a dynamic group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to preserve the planet they will inherit. Every week Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. In addition every week Eco Company provides a practical tip that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company is designed to be an interactive program from finding out what's on the mind of all teens by talking to them wherever we find them to providing a forum on this website for teens to share their own videos about going green.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom, is a live action/animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area and has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind his home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of his woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socio-emotional content, with examples that model: being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish or relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title The Chica Show - KBJR
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Chica Show features a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure-a fantasy transformation to animation-- where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.

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