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

FRN:
0019509470
File Number:
CPR-130094
Submit Date:
04/10/2012
Call Sign:
KNTV
Facility ID:
35280
City:
SAN JOSE
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2012

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 San Fran-Oakland-San Jose
Web Home Page Address www.nbcbayarea.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: 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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Virus Attack (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30am PT
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. Virus Attack is a series that depicts pollution as DNA infected by viruses, which are infecting a city with the sole purpose of destroying it. The three main characters, David, Alice, and George represent the anti-viruses who are trying to help. David has become the power to ward off the evil viruses. His father, Professor Amaldi, has devoted his life to finding a solution to the evil gene of wickedness. The series shows elements of courage, friendship, and problem solving. In addition, Virus Attack conveys the message that adults have a responsibility to care for the younger members of society because it is the right thing to do. The series makes it clear: parents should be involved with their children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00am PT
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. Angel's Friends provides programming about social themes and coping strategies through the school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels. Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life. The multi-ethnic angels serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, bullying and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS is a show that features the most adventuresome teacher on the planet Ms. Frizzle and her group of students who dutifully follow her approach to education by taking magical field trips to learn about anything that interests her or them. All the students are curious but with each one there is often a personal problem that needs solving and the field trip has a way of dovetailing with the personal challenge to get everything all worked out. The class has been on 52 field trips traveling in a magic bus that can transform its shape and power source so it can travel through any environment from the bottom of the ocean to outermost space. Ms. Frizzle can handle it all from driving the bus navigating unfamiliar terrain, to guiding the children's learning through inquiry. She is undeterred and rarely discouraged and expects no less from her students. Ms. Frizzle is amazingly understanding and permissive in her approach and the children are ambitiously curious about the world as a result. It's not just the bus that's magic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Shelldon (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00am PT
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SHELLDON is an animated series that takes place in Shell Land, a mythical undersea world populated by characters from a wide array of water-dwelling species. The main character, Shelldon, is an orphaned yoka shell mollusk adopted by the Clam family and living with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and venerated inventor, and Connie, a cowry shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the inn. Shelldon and his buddies, Herman (a Hermit crab) and Connie, always work together and solve problems that they face in school or in the community. A recurring problem is to staunch the plans of the local millionaire, Cecil Cracken, whose greed puts making money over protecting the environment. Dr. Shell is typically the children's key provider of knowledge and other resources. In each episode, the children learn a significant social-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Babar (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00am
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 6 years to 10 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 (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 1/15/12 11:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-01-14
Episode # 1/14/12 #BAR209
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Pearlie (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PEARLIE recounts the weekly escapades of an optimistic, amiable fairy who has been appointed by Fairy HQ to maintain order in Jubilee Park. She lives among a dozen assorted characters, including her fairy best friends, Opal and Jasper, a garden elf, a wood nymph, possum, bats, other fairies, rats, a small colony of fleas, a lizard and her arch rival, Saphira, who is also her fairy cousin. While Pearlie is very likable, she is a bit of a busy body who likes to arrange things according to over ambitious plans that ultimately get her in trouble. She gets along with everyone so, ultimately, every problem is solved and Pearlie learns a lesson. However, her greatest challenges are usually presented by her one enemy, the bully and diva Saphira. Fortunately, Pearlie rises to Saphira's challenges, not with meanness, but by outwitting her. Overall, learning is a constant process for Pearlie because she has big responsibilities, taking care of an entire little community, but she is indomitable and tenacious and ends up preserving order and happiness in Jubilee Park.
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 (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 1/14/12 3:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-01-14
Episode # 1/14/12 #PEA108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 1/8/12 3:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-01-07
Episode # 1/7/12 #PEA110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Pearlie (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 3/17/12 3:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-03-17
Episode # 3/17/12 #PEA103
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILLA'S WILD LIFE is an animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals-- an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic.
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 (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 1/8/12 3:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-01-07
Episode # 1/7/12 #WIL002
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Willa's Wild Life (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 1/14/12 3:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-01-14
Episode # 1/14/12 #WIL004
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Willa's Wild Life (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 3/17/12 3:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-03-17
Episode # 3/17/12 #WIL006
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Passport to Explore (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Passport To Explore invites the viewer to explore locations and local customs in the United States and other countries. Not only does the series present geographical and morays about the areas visited, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli Too (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00am PT
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. Ariel and Zoey and Eli, Too introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel and Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans and Eli makes them laugh. AZE2's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons... treating others with respect and kindness. Music, art, and history is the theme as musicians, artists and others at the top of their field share their life lessons with the audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30am PT
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AQUA KIDS motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Bo on the Go #2 (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00am PT
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Bo on the Go is an animated series designed to promote exercise and physical fitness for preschool children ages 2-5. The main character, Bo, guides the audience through developmentally appropriate exercise routines which she associates with producing energy and feeling good. In each episode she teaches children specific movements that are challenging to produce during the preschool years such as skipping or galloping, and other movements that are easy to replicate, such as marching, running or jumping. Bo is accompanied on her problem solving quest by Dezzy her pet dragon and is helped by a Wizard who appears at critical junctures during the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Jane & the Dragon (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. JANE AND THE DRAGON is a coming-of-age story about a middle class, medieval girl who lives in the Royal Court with her family. As an only child, Jane is raised to be a Lady-in-Waiting but through her determination and a stroke of luck, she ends up being trained as a Knight in the King's Guard. Accompanied by her best friend, a giant green Dragon that lives in her backyard, Jane experiences a series of adventures that test her character and her skills as a young knight in a castle full of friends and foes. Each episode in the show takes us through the problems and challenges Jane encounters and the process she goes through to find the solutions for them.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title The Zula Patrol (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE ZULA PATROL is an animated show about six extraterrestrial characters...Captain Bula, his copilot Zeeter, Professor Multo, their pet, Gorgo, and their flying dictionaries, Wizzy and Wigg-who learn key science concepts as they explore the galaxy through space missions. Often, the group encounters the evil Dark Truder and his talking toupee minion, Traxie, and must thwart Truder's poorly planned schemes to take over the universe. Each character exhibits unique abilities and traits that, combined with their new knowledge, help them problem-solve their way through their journeys. Using an integrated approach to target diverse learning styles, the show communicates its educational messages through narratives and a two-part information segment at the end of each story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TURBO DOGS is a show about six canine friends Dash, GT, Clutch, Stinkbert, Strut, and Mags who have their own distinct characteristics but share a common love of racing cars. The fastest dogs in Racerville, the Turbo Dogs often compete with one another in races. The dogs each have their own racers, which they maintain regularly, and that are equipped with individual GPS systems to help and guide them. Each story begins with one of the Turbo Dogs encountering a problem that must be resolved while preparing to compete. Usually, the Turbo Dog learns his/her lesson through experience and accountability for negative behavior. Social emotional messages about sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, and fairness developed in the story are emphasized in a separate tag at the end of each episode.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Bo on the Go #1 (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30am PT
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Bo on the Go is an animated series designed to promote exercise and physical fitness for preschool children ages 2-5. The main character, Bo, guides the audience through developmentally appropriate exercise routines which she associates with producing energy and feeling good. In each episode she teaches children specific movements that are challenging to produce during the preschool years such as skipping or galloping, and other movements that are easy to replicate, such as marching, running or jumping. Bo is accompanied on her problem solving quest by Dezzy her pet dragon and is helped by a Wizard who appears at critical junctures during the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Beta Records TV (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00am PT
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. Hosts interview up-and-coming musical artists about their inspirations emphasizing their education and showing teens how they can make their own voices heard. The show shows the value of being committed to education and instills a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance teens can apply to their lives.
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 Jan Moellering
Address 2450 North First Stsreet
City San Jose
State CA
Zip 95131
Telephone Number 408-432-6221
Email Address www.nbcbayarea.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.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Poppets Town (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppets Town is an animated series designed for children ages 2-6 years of age. Each episode takes the viewer on a problem solving adventure featuring a group of animal characters. Blooter and his co-investigators, Patty and Bobby usually lead the action and are supported by Coquerie, a restaurant proprietor, Cap, a former seaman, and the Naka Nakas, three monkeys who are like very young children, and enjoy playing around entertaining everyone. In each episode there is a primary problem to be solved from finding out what has happened to the moon when it's not visible in the sky to learning about the properties of magnets. Altogether the diverse group of characters model teamwork, critical thinking and staying on task until the problem is solved.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00am PT
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. Angel's Friends provides programming about social themes and coping strategies through the school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels. Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life. The multi-ethnic angels serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, bullying and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILLAS WILD LIFE is a new animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Shelldon (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SHELLDON is an animated series that takes place in Shell Land, a mythical undersea world populated by characters from a wide array of water-dwelling species. The main character, Shelldon, is an orphaned yoka shell mollusk adopted by the Clam family and living with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and venerated inventor, and Connie, a cowry shell classmate of Shelldons also live at the inn. Shelldon and his buddies Herman (a Hermit crab) and Connie always work together and solve problems that they face in school or in the community. A recurring problem is to staunch the plans of the local millionaire, Cecil Cracken, whose greed puts making money over protecting the environment. Dr. Shell is typically the childrens key provider of knowledge and other resources. In each episode, the children learn a significant social-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Jane & the Dragon (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. JANE AND THE DRAGON is a coming-of-age story about a middle class, medieval girl who lives in the Royal Court with her family. As an only child, Jane is raised to be a Lady-in-Waiting but through her determination and a stroke of luck, she ends up being trained as a Knight in the King's Guard. Accompanied by her best friend, a giant green Dragon that lives in her backyard, Jane experiences a series of adventures that test her character and her skills as a young knight in a castle full of friends and foes. Each episode in the show takes us through the problems and challenges Jane encounters and the process she goes through to find the solutions for them.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Virus Attack (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30am PT
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. Virus Attack is a series that depicts pollution as DNA infected by viruses, which are infecting a city with the sole purpose of destroying it. The three main characters, David, Alice, and George represent the anti-viruses who are trying to help. David has become the power to ward off the evil viruses. His father, Professor Amaldi, has devoted his life to finding a solution to the evil gene of wickedness. The series shows elements of courage, friendship, and problem solving. In addition, Virus Attack conveys the message that adults have a responsibility to care for the younger members of society because it is the right thing to do. The series makes it clear: parents should be involved with their children.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli, too (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00am PT
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. Ariel and Zoey and Eli, Too introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel and Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans and Eli makes them laugh. AZE2's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons... treating others with respect and kindness. Music, art, and history is the theme as musicians, artists and others at the top of their field share their life lessons with the audience.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Beta Records TV (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00am PT
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. Hosts interview up-and-coming musical artists about their inspirations emphasizing their education and showing teens how they can make their own voices heard. The show shows the value of being committed to education and instills a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance teens can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title The Zula Patrol (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE ZULA PATROL is an animated show about six extraterrestrial characters...Captain Bula, his copilot Zeeter, Professor Multo, their pet, Gorgo, and their flying dictionaries, Wizzy and Wigg-who learn key science concepts as they explore the galaxy through space missions. Often, the group encounters the evil Dark Truder and his talking toupee minion, Traxie, and must thwart Truder's poorly planned schemes to take over the universe. Each character exhibits unique abilities and traits that, combined with their new knowledge, help them problem-solve their way through their journeys. Using an integrated approach to target diverse learning styles, the show communicates its educational messages through narratives and a two-part information segment at the end of each story.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Pearlie (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PEARLIE recounts the weekly escapades of an optimistic, amiable fairy who has been appointed by Fairy HQ to maintain order in Jubilee Park. She lives among a dozen assorted characters, including her fairy best friends Opal, and Jasper, a garden elf, a wood nymph, possum, bats, other fairies, rats, a small colony of fleas, a lizard and her arch rival, Saphira who is also her fairy cousin. While Pearlie is very likable, she is a bit of a busy-body who likes to arrange things according to over-ambitious plans that ultimately get her in trouble. She gets along with everyone so ultimately every problem is solved and Pearlie learns a lesson. However, her greatest challenges are usually presented by her one enemy, the bully and diva Saphira. Fortunately, Pearlie rises to Saphira's challenges, not with meaness, but by outwitting her. Overall, learning is a constant process for Pearlie because she has big responsibilities , taking care of an entire little community, but she is indomitable and tenacious and ends up preserving order and happiness in Jubilee Park.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Bo on the Go (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30am PT
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. Bo on the Go is an animated series designed to promote exercise and physical fitness for preschool children ages 2-5. The main character, Bo, guides the audience through developmentally appropriate exercise routines which she associates with producing energy and feeling good. In each episode she teaches children specific movements that are challenging to produce during the preschool years such as skipping or galloping, and other movements that are easy to replicate, such as marching, running or jumping. She also teaches other movements, such as creeping, slithering, or climbing, based on the movements of different animals. Bo also talks to the audience, asking them to follow step by step directions, and each direction defines the particular movement required to reach the goal and solve a puzzle. Bo is accompanied on her problem solving quest by Dezzy her pet dragon and is helped by a Wizard who appears at critical junctures during the story.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Babar (KNTV 11.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00am PT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BABAR, based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, 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 (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Passport to Explore (KNTV 11.2 Calif. Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30am PT
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. Passport To Explore invites the viewer to explore locations and local customs in the United States and other countries. Not only does the series present geographical and morays about the areas visited, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history.

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