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

FRN:
0028358570
File Number:
CPR-126285
Submit Date:
01/06/2012
Call Sign:
WATN-TV
Facility ID:
11907
City:
MEMPHIS
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/06/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

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 ABC
Nielsen DMA Memphis
Web Home Page Address WWW.ABC24.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 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 3.0
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Beta Records
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:00-7:30am CT (channel 24.2
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. BETA Records TV is a weekly half-hour music centric show that follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews and unplugged performances in BETA's studios, "Electro" Ross Blomgren's tutorials and how-to's, producer & music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Animal Explorations with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am CT 24.1
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. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, each episode will display the recommended rating TV-G E/I icon from beginning to end. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Sundays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Food for Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00AM CT ch 24.1
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13- to 16-year- old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers. The Preemption occured on 10/15. We aired 10 second promos twice per show on 10/22 and 10/29 along with crawls 3 times per half our, telling viewers to be sure and see more of the shows on 10/30 at their specific time. This time period is the second home.
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 Food for Thought
List date and time rescheduled 10/30/11 2:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-15
Episode # 10/15/11 FFT103 see description for promo efforts
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-10:00am CT (channel 24.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is a national 1/2 hour weekly program that is informative, educational and entertaining! The show has been on the air since 2003, and given how many people watch it and love it, the show will be on forever! Teen Kids News (TKN) highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. In addition, the TKN reporters on the show (who are, of course, all kids!) report on everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world. These stories range from kids who fly planes to how to deal with bullying to the best way to throw a baseball for power, to tips on getting in to college to making friends to behind the scenes with entertainers. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30am CT ch 24.1
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers. The Preemption occured on 10/15. We aired 10 second promos twice per show on 10/22 and 10/29 along with crawls 3 times per half our, telling viewers to be sure and see more of the shows on 10/30 at their specific time. This time period is the second home.
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 Everyday Health
List date and time rescheduled 10/30/11 2pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-15
Episode # 10/15/11 EH108 see description for promo efforts
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:30-8am CT (channel 24.2)
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. "Real Life 101" presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience. A study conducted by The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania concerning the implementation of the FCC processing guideline known as the Three-Hour Rule found that "Real Life 101" was highly educational. The series is currently being provided to schools and libraries across the USA by one of the nation's quality educational distributors. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30am CT ch 24.1
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers. The Preemption occured on 10/15. We aired 10 second promos twice per show on 10/22 and 10/29 along with crawls 3 times per half our, telling viewers to be sure and see more of the shows on 10/30 at their specific time. This time period is the second home.
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 Wild Countdown
List date and time rescheduled 10/30/11 12PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-15
Episode # 10/15/11 JH108 see description for promo efforts
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30am CT ch 24.1
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, brining the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers. The Preemption occured on 10/15. We aired 10 second promos twice per show on 10/22 and 10/29 along with crawls 3 times per half our, telling viewers to be sure and see more of the shows on 10/30 at their specific time. This time period is the second home.
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 Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 10/30/11 1pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-15
Episode # 10/15/11 BTE108 see description for promo efforts
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10am CT 24.1
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series, developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, that explores the genesis of - and reasons behind - cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society - using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's work of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers. The Preemption occured on 10/15. We aired 10 second promos twice per show on 10/22 and 10/29 along with crawls 3 times per half our, telling viewers to be sure and see more of the shows on 10/30 at their specific time. This time period is the second home.
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 Culture Click
List date and time rescheduled 10/30/11 1:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-15
Episode # 10/15/11 CC108 see description for promo efforts
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9am CT ch 24.1
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes and about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers. The Preemption occured on 10/15. We aired 10 second promos twice per show on 10/22 and 10/29 along with crawls 3 times per half our, telling viewers to be sure and see more of the shows on 10/30 at their specific time. This time period is the second home.
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 Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 10/30/11 12:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-10-15
Episode # 10/15/11 OM103 see description for promo efforts
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-9:00am CT (channel 24.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Ultimate Choice Florida" and "Ultimate Choice Real Girls" provides an opportunity for its young viewers to learn more about themselves and their lives, as well as to develop their own convictions about each of the moral issues explored and discussed on this television series. In "Ultimate Choice Florida" each episode presents the teens a heart stopping extreme adventure along with an opportunity to discuss that experience and its application to major real life issues. While "Ultimate Choice Real Girls" finds five diverse young women who are invited to join a revolution....a revolution to live a dramatically different life than dictated by the pop culture. These "real" girls are brought to an incredible house on the water and introduced to their new weekly routine...time with their new mentors (the show's hosts Courtenay and Shennette). Each of the episodes within these series brought them face-to-face with challenges that have lifelong implications; they shared thoughts that are designed to shape the values that will guide young men and women throughout their lives. Issues discussed include: Drugs; Compromise; Resolving Conflict; Teamwork; Fear; and Self Control. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
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 Buddy Rein
Address 2701 Union Avenue Ext
City Memphis
State TN
Zip 38112
Telephone Number 901-321-7625
Email Address wrein@abc24.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 (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11am CT 24.1
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. Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series, developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, that explores the genesis of - and reasons behind - cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society - using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's work of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Beta Records
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:00-7:30am CT (channel 24.2)
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. BETA Records TV is a weekly half-hour music centric show that follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews and unplugged performances in BETA's studios, "Electro" Ross Blomgren's tutorials and how-to's, producer & music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel & Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans and Eli makes them laugh. They interview famous people, make cupcakes with famous chefs and perform their signature songs while Eli is of course getting into mischief. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it airs between 7:00am and 10:00pm; 3)it is regulary scheduled on Fridays; 4)it is 30:00 in length; 5)it displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program are provided to program guide publishers. (This aired on our digital sub-channel,24.2)
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30am CT 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, brining the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9am CT 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes and about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Explorations with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:00-10:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, each episode will display the recommended rating TV-G E/I icon from beginning to end. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Sundays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30am CT 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13- to 16-year- old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10am CT 24.1
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. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30am CT 24.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom. This program meets the definition of "core programming" because 1)it will serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under; 2)it will air between 7:00am and 10pm; 3)it will be regulary scheduled on Saturdays; 4)it will be 30:00 in length; 5)it will displays the E/I symbol throughout the program; 6)the educational/informational objective and target child audience for this program will be provided to program guide publishers.

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