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

FRN:
0019509470
File Number:
CPR-144512
Submit Date:
07/10/2013
Call Sign:
WTVJ
Facility ID:
63154
City:
MIAMI
State:
FL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2013

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

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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 Miami-Ft. Lauderdale
Web Home Page Address www.nbc6.nbc.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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Pajanimals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30AM
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. The Pajanimals are a group of four preschool aged puppets who live together in a house with their off-screen mother and father. We meet them in the bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they show up their nighttime routine of brushing their teeth and having quiet conversation before falling off to sleep. The quiet time, always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the socio-emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced during the adventure, and the children return home confident, getting ample rest for today and facing their issues tomorrow.
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 Pajanimals
List date and time rescheduled 6/22/13 1:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-08
Episode # 6/8/13 EPAJ111H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Zli, Too (6.2 Cozi TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30AM
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 (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Advnetures II (6.2 Cozi TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:00AM
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 (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:00AM
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 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 is based on the book series by Lara Jones and uses embedded lessons on imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking for preschool children. In each story the narrator, Lara reads a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat named Poppy. She makes up a story that will be exciting and just follows her imagination to distant lands reached by boat, plane or train. Poppy Cat is the leader of his group of animal friends, and the story always features an underlying message about being nice to yet ignoring the antics of the resident bully, a badger named Egbert. The lesson is always to think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling because it will 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
List date and time rescheduled 6/22/13 2:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-08
Episode # 6/8/13 EPCT103H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a double-decker bul fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something for display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an ever-faithful Beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve 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 and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 6/14/13 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-15
Episode # 6/15/13 ENAD108H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 6/1/13 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-01
Episode # 6/1/13 ENAD104H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 5/4/13 9:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-05-04
Episode # 5/4/13 ENAD109H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 6/8/13 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 2013-06-08
Episode # 6/8/13 ENAD106H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog & Cat Training (6.2 Cozi TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 10:00AM
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. The motto of the series Dog and Cat Training with Joel Silverman says it all - Bond with your heart, train with your brain. This series demonstrates learning a new skill by listening, watching, and following through geared towards ages 13-16 by using animals as a teaching tool, some skills demonstrated can be used in dealing with common life issues as well. Issues that arise through training an animal are to encourage patience and discipline. Responsibility of caring for an animal instills compassion and concern. It is also a listening exercise to comprehend information. Ultimately, the child will gain an education through the art of training an animal which in turn can lead to more confidence, a sense of accomplishment and well-being. The series leads them to use the new skill as an opener to form new relationships and use their communication ability.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Poko (6.2 Cozi TV)(6/30/13)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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 3 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Gemini award-winning children's series POKO is shot in fluid, beautiful spot-motion animation. The series stars Poko, a fun-loving little guy who is busy discovering the world around him. Together with his dob Minus and his favorite stuffed monkey, Mr. Murphy, Poko has great adventures...all around the house. POKO has a unique, comedy-filled focus on emotional intelligence - the ability to understand and manage often overwhelming emotions - so important for early childhood development. With a light-hearted, comic touch, POKO highlights the coping skills and attitudes that will help prepare young viewers for first steps and first friendships. Each season, the series introduces an expanding cast of characters, including Bibi and her magic sticker book, her cat, Cranberry, and a growing world of changes, challenges and chuckles for Poko and his beloved pals. POKO is the creation of a team of writers, educators, broadcasters and moms and dads who see the need in today's television landscape for a series aimed at the earliest audience that promotes emotional intelligence and, most importantly, leaves 'em laughing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Justin Time
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30AM
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. Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to places around the world, but also provides him with an experience that helps him solve his problem when he returns home. While on the adventure he is accompanied by Olive, a knowledgeable imaginary playmate, and Squidgy the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Justin's lessons involve learning, for example, that it takes focus to achieve success, failure can teach what we need to do to succeed next time, or when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find another way to get to your goal. Justin is all about self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
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 Justin Time
List date and time rescheduled 6/8/13 2:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-08
Episode # 6/8/13 EJTM110H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Lazy Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:00PM
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 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 promoted fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town, and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus, gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from him home in a spaceship that overs over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-resent theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
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 Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 6/8/13 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 2013-06-08
Episode # 6/8/13 ELZT107H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 6/15/13 9:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-15
Episode # 6/15/13 ELZT109H
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 6/1/13 9:00AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-01
Episode # 6/1/13 ELZT104H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chica is a five-year-old 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 by Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits int he 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 6/22/13 1:00PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2013-06-08
Episode # 6/8/13 ETCS104H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Poko (6.2 Cozi TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 11:30AM
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 3 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Gemini award-winning children's series POKO is shot in fluid, beautiful spot-motion animation. The series stars Poko, a fun-loving little guy who is busy discovering the world around him. Together with his dob Minus and his favorite stuffed monkey, Mr. Murphy, Poko has great adventures...all around the house. POKO has a unique, comedy-filled focus on emotional intelligence - the ability to understand and manage often overwhelming emotions - so important for early childhood development. With a light-hearted, comic touch, POKO highlights the coping skills and attitudes that will help prepare young viewers for first steps and first friendships. Each season, the series introduces an expanding cast of characters, including Bibi and her magic sticker book, her cat, Cranberry, and a growing world of changes, challenges and chuckles for Poko and his beloved pals. POKO is the creation of a team of writers, educators, broadcasters and moms and dads who see the need in today's television landscape for a series aimed at the earliest audience that promotes emotional intelligence and, most importantly, leaves 'em laughing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Pirates, Adventures in Art (6.2 Cozi TV)(4/7-6/23/13)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 11:00AM
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 2 years to 3 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Led by Captain Leonardo, the band of behomian brigands has escaped the drab kingdom of Queen Conformia. As she seeks to stamp out all traces of individuality among her subjects, Captain Leo and his crew of art-loving pirates set sail on daring missions to erstore the creative arts lost to the communities under Conformia's sway. Follow the adventures of Leonardo, Princes Cleo, First Mate Fresco del Gecko (a talking, rigging-savvy lizard), and Skelly (their chief-cooand-bottle-washer skeleton), as they covertly pursue their mission while being pursued relentlessly (and hopefully) by Queen Conformia and her eager-if-none-too-bright-henchman, Admiral Frank.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Beta Records TV (6.2 Cozi TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 10:30AM
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 - showing teens how they can make their own voices heard. The show highlights 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

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Ariel and Zoey & Eli Too (6.2 Cozi TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30AM
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 (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II (6.2 Cozi TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:00AM
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

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 Barbara Alfonso
Address NBC 6, 15000 SW 27 Street
City Miramar
State FL
Zip 33027
Telephone Number 954-622-6852
Email Address barbara.alfonso@nbcuni.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. POKO aired 14 times this quarter because on 6/30 it aired at it's regular time at (11:30am), but it also aired at 11AM. It will air in both time periods UFN in 3rd quarter. Pirates aired 12 times this quarter because on 6/30 Poko aired at 11am instead.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Lazy Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:00PM
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 promoted fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. It takes place in an imaginary setting, Lazy Town, and most episodes relate children's eating and fitness habits to problem solving in their "real world." The lead character, Stephanie, guides the audience through the story. She and her best friends, a group of "human" puppets reside in Lazy Town, where her uncle is the Mayor Milford Meanswell. The underground spy and influencer who defines the ethos of Lazy Town is Robbie Rotten, and he is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids get into difficulties with Robbie Rotten, it is Sportacus, gymnast/athlete who comes to the rescue from him home in a spaceship that overs over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-resent theme of Lazy Town is to eat "sports candy" which consists of fruits and vegetables, get sufficient sleep, and go outside and engage in a wide range of physical activities, from playing games, holding athletic competitions, to building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Ariel and Zoey & Eli, Too
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30AM
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 & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Justin Time
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:00AM
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. Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to places around the world, but also provides him with an experience that helps him solve his problem when he returns home. While on the adventure he is accompanied by Olive, a knowledgeable imaginary playmate, and Squidgy the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Justin's lessons involve learning, for example, that it takes focus to achieve success, failure can teach what we need to do to succeed next time, or when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find another way to get to your goal. Justin is all about self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Poko (6.2 Cozi TV)(7/6 - 9/21/13)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 3 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Gemini award-winning children's series POKO is shot in fluid, beautiful stop-motion animation. The series stars Poko, a fun-loving little guy who is busy discovering the world around him. Together with his dog Minus and his favorite stuffed monkey, Mr. Murphy, Poko has great adventures... all around the house. POKO has a unique, comedy-filled focus on emotional intelligence - the ability to understand and manage often overwhelming emotions - so important for early childhood development. With a light-hearted, comic touch, POKO highlights the coping skills and attitudes that will help prepare young viewers for first steps and first friendships. Each season, the series introduces an expanding cast of characters, including Bibi and her magic sticker book, her cat, Cranberry, and a growing world of changes, challenges and chuckles for Poko and his beloved pals. POKO is the creation of a team of writers, educators, broadcasters and moms and dads who see the need in today's television landscape for a series aimed at the earliest audience that promotes emotional intelligence and, most importantly, leaves 'em laughing. (dhx media)
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Pajanimals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30AM
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 Pajanimals are a group of four preschool aged puppets who live together in a house with their off-screen mother and father. We meet them in the bedroom, a dormitory of sorts, where they show up their nighttime routine of brushing their teeth and having quiet conversation before falling off to sleep. The quiet time, always turns into a discussion that results in a dream-like adventure to solve a problem, such as overcoming shyness, making a new friend, or dealing with a bully. The adventure takes place in several nighttime dream locales where special friends help them work through the socio-emotional problem of the day. Specific approaches to managing the problem are demonstrated and practiced during the adventure, and the children return home confident, getting ample rest for today and facing their issues tomorrow.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Beta Records TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 10:30AM
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 teen-focused music interview program in which hosts interview up-and-coming musical artists. The artists talk about their inspirations life choices while emphasizing the importance of music education and education generally. Through these interviews, the hosts and guests try to communicate a grounded balance of priorities and the value of commitment, cooperation and perseverance that teens can apply in their own lives. The program also makes teens aware of past and present music history. By focusing on younger musical artists, the program captures the attention of teens while using the interview format as an effective way to elicit life lessons from the artists that are useful to the teen audience. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30AM
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 movement to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the animated version of his woods. While in the 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 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 (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Poko (6.2 Cozi TV) (7/6 - 9/21/13)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 3 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Gemini award-winning children's series POKO is shot in fluid, beautiful stop-motion animation. The series stars Poko, a fun-loving little guy who is busy discovering the world around him. Together with his dog Minus and his favorite stuffed monkey, Mr. Murphy, Poko has great adventures... all around the house. POKO has a unique, comedy-filled focus on emotional intelligence - the ability to understand and manage often overwhelming emotions - so important for early childhood development. With a light-hearted, comic touch, POKO highlights the coping skills and attitudes that will help prepare young viewers for first steps and first friendships. Each season, the series introduces an expanding cast of characters, including Bibi and her magic sticker book, her cat, Cranberry, and a growing world of changes, challenges and chuckles for Poko and his beloved pals. POKO is the creation of a team of writers, educators, broadcasters and moms and dads who see the need in today's television landscape for a series aimed at the earliest audience that promotes emotional intelligence and, most importantly, leaves 'em laughing. (dhx media)
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Advnetures II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:00AM
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. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:30PM
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. Noodle and Doodle is an instructional series that features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. The show is hosted by Sean, who drives around in a double-decker bul fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, all ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something for display in the child's home. Sean is accompanied by Doggity, an ever-faithful Beagle dog, who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe and kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically feature lessons on recycling materials for re-use in making art and always demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something useful to achieve a completely different goal.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:00AM
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. Chica is a five-year-old 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 by Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits int he 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.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Ariel and Zoey & Eli, Too
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30AM
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 & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Groundling Marsh(6.2 Cozi TV)(9/29-UFN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Groundling Marsh is a puppet-based show aimed at children ages 4 - 8. It is set in a magical swamp, featuring an ensemble cast of five characters; unique creatures called Groundlings, and a robot/computer named Stacks. Each episode contains a specific environmental issue in the marsh that the characters must address, with each Groundling approaching the problem in a unique way. The leader of the group is Eco, an ancient and wise woman who knows more than anyone about the ways of the world. Eco, provides guidance for all the groundlings, many times through moral lessons that focus on teamwork, compassion, honesty, caring, and always a reverence for the environment. Usually the character hearing the moral misinterprets or miscalculates how to manage the problem until the show comes to the final resolution, where the group has learned the lesson and reflects upon Eco's words. The Groundlings are rounded out by Maggie, the youngest and most exuberant; Galileo, the engineer type who built Stacks; Mud/Slinger, a creature with two dissimilar heads and two personalities, that considers itself an inventor; and a single antagonist, Hegdish, comes on the scene occasionally, and he is selfish, cynical and less concerned about the environment than the rest of the Groundlings. In the end, though the entire group understands you cannot give up conservation if you want to save Earth's environment.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:00AM
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. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog & Cat Training
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 10:00AM
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 motto of the series Dog and Cat Training with Joel Silverman says it all - Bond with your heart, train with your brain. This series demonstrates learning a new skill by listening, watching, and following through geared towards ages 13-16 by using animals as a teaching tool, some skills demonstrated can be used in dealing with common life issues as well. Issues that arise through training an animal are to encourage patience and discipline. Responsibility of caring for an animal instills compassion and concern. It is also a listening exercise to comprehend information. Ultimately, the child will gain an education through the art of training an animal which in turn can lead to more confidence, a sense of accomplishment and well-being. The series leads them to use the new skill as an opener to form new relationships and use their communication ability. (Showplace TV Syndication)
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Artzooka! (6.2 Cozi)(9/29-UFN)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Artzooka! is a live action arts and crafts show encouraging creativity in children ages 7-10. The host, Jeremie, guides the audience step-by-step through a variety of projects that use recycled materials or tech gadgets found in most households. Each project typically includes an extension where Jeremie demonstrates a way that the simple craft can be individualized or enhanced to make a more interesting and advanced piece of art. Jeremie speaks directly to the audience, and the audience is frequently asked to guess what he is creating and also to send pictures to the show's website of the projects they create. Using the word "artzooka" as a verb, Jeremie models how the audience could envision how everyday materials can be reshaped and repurposed into art. There is typically a segment modeling this approach using everyday items from different environments; a classroom, a sewing bag, or from something shown in an animated short with the animated side-kick "Paper Bag". Overall, the show's theme of creativity and engagement is captured in it's tagline: "What will you Artzooka! today?

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