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

FRN:
0021781612
File Number:
CPR-138014
Submit Date:
01/10/2013
Call Sign:
WXIN
Facility ID:
146
City:
INDIANAPOLIS
State:
IN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Indianapolis
Web Home Page Address www.fox59.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: 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 (45.1) Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is set to educate and inform children by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four (4) different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
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 (45.1) Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 purpose of this program is to provide a safe learning environment for our viewers to become more informed about animals and pets in a positive and pro-social atmosphere.
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 (45.1) Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Into The Wild brings an educational approach to learning about wildlife. It engages the appeal of wild animals and the conservation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.2) Curiosity Quest Goes Green
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest Goes Green is a series that allows children to explore the world of 'green' living. The series educates and informs youngsters about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment.
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 (45.2) Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Series is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. Each quest takes the viewer on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.2) Head's Up!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Head's Up! is a series about astronomy and astronautics that takes young viewers beyond the basics of the Big Dipper and the moon, introducing them to the magical content and practical context of the night sky.
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 (45.2) Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Series features a non-violent, adventurer format that can be enjoyed by the entire family while stimulating creativity, promoting team work, and showcasing moral dilemmas and social values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.1) Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SST takes you around the country showing you geographical locations of the United States as we take a look at the top athletes in the country. SST takes you into their homes and schools to see how they handle schoolwork and sports as a student/athlete. The show details their study habits from athletes who struggle at school to athletes taking college credit courses in high school. SST uncovers the next generation of phenoms while also uncovering emotional, heart felt stories about true superstars who overcome tremendous adversities in life. For instance the paralympic athlete who went to court to win her right just to compete at an early age in life. Each weekly, 30 minute episode produces captivating stories about the student/athlete and their journey to greatness on the field, in the classroom, and in life. The show is targeted for children ages 13-16. The E/I logo is placed on the entire show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.1) Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Awesome Adventures takes kids on incredible journeys all over the world. The goal is to make the series truly educational, entertaining and 'family friendly'.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.2) Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm & 12:30pm
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. Young America Outdoors introduces viewers to the wide variety of outdoor activities, fishing, hand-gliding, horseback riding, hiking, and camping. The series also provides information on wilderness survival skills and emphasizes safety outdoors as well as environmental awareness and responsible use of our natural resources.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.1) Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going "green," Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it is culturally relevant and important.
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 Cindy Wilhite
Address 6910 Network Place
City Indianapolis
State IN
Zip 46278
Telephone Number 317-715-2761
Email Address cwilhite@tribune.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. The correct response to question number 7(b) is NO inasmuch as the station has ceased analog operation. However, a YES response is required in order to enable the submission of this filing.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.1) Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. Awesome Adventures takes kids on incredible journeys all over the world. The goal is to make the series truly educational, entertaining and 'family friendly'.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.2) Curiosity Quest Goes Green
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest Goes Green is a series that allows children to explore the world of 'green' living. The series educates and informs youngsters about recycling, saving energy and protecting the environment.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.1) Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is set to educate and inform children by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four (4) different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.2) Young America Outdoors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm & 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young America Outdoors introduces viewers to the wide variety of outdoor activities, fishing, hand-gliding, horseback riding, hiking, and camping. The series also provides information on wilderness survival skills and emphasizes safety outdoors as well as environmental awareness and responsible use of our natural resources.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.2) Critter Gitters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Series features a non-violent, adventurer format that can be enjoyed by the entire family while stimulating creativity, promoting team work, and showcasing moral dilemmas and social values.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.1) Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 1:30pm
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. Jack Hanna's Into The Wild brings an educational approach to learning about wildlife. It engages the appeal of wild animals and the conservation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.2) Head's Up!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Head's Up! is a series about astronomy and astronautics that takes young viewers beyond the basics of the Big Dipper and the moon, introducing them to the magical content and practical context of the night sky.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.1)Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:30pm
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. The purpose of this program is to provide a safe learning environment for our viewers to become more informed about animals and pets in a positive and pro-social atmosphere.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.1) Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going "green," Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, it is culturally relevant and important.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.1) Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 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. SST takes you around the country showing you geographical locations of the United States as we take a look at the top athletes in the country. SST takes you into their homes and schools to see how they handle schoolwork and sports as a student/athlete. The show details their study habits from athletes who struggle at school to athletes taking college credit courses in high school. SST uncovers the next generation of phenoms while also uncovering emotional, heart felt stories about true superstars who overcome tremendous adversities in life. For instance the paralympic athlete who went to court to win her right just to compete at an early age in life. Each weekly, 30 minute episode produces captivating stories about the student/athlete and their journey to greatness on the field, in the classroom, and in life. The show is targeted for children ages 13-16. The E/I logo is placed on the entire show.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title (45.2) Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Series is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. Each quest takes the viewer on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Tribune Broadcasting Indianapolis, LLC


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