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January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0002538445
File Number:
CPR-170300
Submit Date:
07/07/2015
Call Sign:
WXII-TV
Facility ID:
53921
City:
WINSTON-SALEM
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2015

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 NBC, Me-TV
Nielsen DMA Greensboro-High Pt-W/Salem
Web Home Page Address www.wxii12.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 3.35
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: 5.0
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 The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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 with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode, Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure - a fantasy transformation to animation - where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
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 N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-06-06
Episode # 6/6/15 #TCS214
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10am and 10:30am (Multicast - METV)
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
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 Saved by the Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 10am, 10:30am, 11am and 11:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor team will be unique in television and have a great appeal to kids who will identify with and emulate them. This program will serve the audience in a way that will make a difference in their lives. It will insert the clear voice of the kid into the adult-dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television. Emphasis is on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and Caucasian male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers.
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 Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled Sun 6/14/15 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-06-06
Episode # 6/6/15 #1239
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
List date and time rescheduled Sun 5/31/15 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-05-23
Episode # 5/23/15 #1237
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am and 9:30am (Multicast - METV)
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
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 Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is a live action/animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area and has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind his home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of his woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socio-emotional content, with examples that model: being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish, or relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal.
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 Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat 4/11/15 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 2015-04-11
Episode # 4/11/15 #TFT212
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat 4/18/15 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 2015-04-18
Episode # 4/18/15 #TFT101
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat 4/25/15 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 2015-04-25
Episode # 4/25/15 #TFT102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat 5/30/15 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 2015-05-30
Episode # 5/30/15 #TFT108
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-06-06
Episode # 6/6/15 #TFT109
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat 4/4/15 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 2015-04-04
Episode # 4/4/15 #TFT211
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom
List date and time rescheduled Sat 5/2/15 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 2015-05-02
Episode # 5/2/15 #TFT103
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:00am and 8:30am (Multicast - METV)
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
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 Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast!, based on the book series "Astroblast!" by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. The station is populated by five animal characters and one 3-eyed octopus of unknown derivation. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament of some sort needing a solution. While these predicaments take place on a space station populated by animal characters and aliens from different galaxies, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to: keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up a space when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-06-06
Episode # 6/6/15 #ATB123
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am (Main Digital)
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. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends (human puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating sports candy (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
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 Lazytown
List date and time rescheduled Sat 6/6/15 8:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-06-06
Episode # 6/6/15 #LZT302
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppy Cat, based on the book series by Lara Jones, models the use of imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking in viewers. Each episode features the narrator Lara, reading a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat (who is also named Poppy). She weaves an exciting tale following her imagination, which leads her to distant lands reached by boat, plane, hot air balloon or train. Each story features Poppy Cat as the leader of a group of animal friends, the resident bully Egbert the badger, and other occasionally recurring characters. A prevailing message emerges within each episode to be nice to your friends and always work together. There remains an overarching implicit message within every episode as well: think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling - for these activities always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
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 Sat 5/30/15 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 2015-05-30
Episode # 5/30/15 #PCT115
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled N/A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2015-06-06
Episode # 6/6/15 #PCT116
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am (Main Digital)
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. Earth to Luna is a Brazilian animated series specifically aimed at teaching 2-5 year old children how to ask questions about nature and science and vigorously pursue the answers. The show encourages curiosity, research, and critical thinking. Each episode of the show is focused on a particular creature, object, or phenomenon that would be of interest to the target audience. For example, Luna might wonder how she can grow a plant without a seed and finds the answer through her inquiry process. The characters, Luna, Jupiter (her brother), and Clive (their pet ferret) embark on a research effort that takes the audience through each step that answers their overarching question. The show uses recurring features, signature phrases, and songs to cue the audience when they need to do research, when they transition to the adventure, and when they have reached the ending to review all they've learned.
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 Earth to Luna
List date and time rescheduled Sat 6/6/15 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-06-06
Episode # 6/6/15 #ETL110
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Lisa Eldridge
Address 700 Coliseum Drive
City Winston-Salem
State NC
Zip 27106
Telephone Number 336-703-6313
Email Address leldridge@hearst.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. Compliance with website rules are checked weekly. "The More You Know's" comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) provides in-depth referral information in connection with the on-air public service announcements. Content includes: video of all current PSA's, a general campaign overview, message boards, press releases, kid's pages and referral information by topic to partnering agencies referenced in the PSA's. The site includes a comprehensive list of the campaign's accolades, including Emmy and Peabody awards. In addition, a behind-the-scenes story with clips from talent interviews can be viewed.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell
Origination
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am and 11:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Saved By The Bell is a television series targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no," the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends (human puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating sports candy (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:00am and 8:30am (Multicast - METV)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s - curiosity, confidence, citizenship, compassion, as well as the three "R"s.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppy Cat, based on the book series by Lara Jones, models the use of imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking in viewers. Each episode features the narrator Lara, reading a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat (who is also named Poppy). She weaves an exciting tale following her imagination, which leads her to distant lands reached by boat, plane, hot air balloon or train. Each story features Poppy Cat as the leader of a group of animal friends, the resident bully Egbert the badger, and other occasionally recurring characters. A prevailing message emerges within each episode to be nice to your friends and always work together. There remains an overarching implicit message within every episode as well: think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling - for these activities always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am and 10:30am (Multicast - METV)
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. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award, Mystery Hunters.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am (Main Digital)
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. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave is Sprout's newest original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff (an excitable puppy), Tweet (a lovable and thoughtful chick), and Dave (a unique, blue panda) on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices and encourages viewers to watch the show while accessing a companion interactive mobile app.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast!, based on the book series "Astroblast!" by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. The station is populated by five animal characters and one 3-eyed octopus of unknown derivation. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament of some sort needing a solution. While these predicaments take place on a space station populated by animal characters and aliens from different galaxies, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to: keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up a space when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna is a Brazilian animated series specifically aimed at teaching 2-5 year old children how to ask questions about nature and science and vigorously pursue the answers. The show encourages curiosity, research, and critical thinking. Each episode of the show is focused on a particular creature, object, or phenomenon that would be of interest to the target audience. For example, Luna might wonder how she can grow a plant without a seed and finds the answer through her inquiry process. The characters, Luna, Jupiter (her brother), and Clive (their pet ferret) embark on a research effort that takes the audience through each step that answers their overarching question. The show uses recurring features, signature phrases, and songs to cue the audience when they need to do research, when they transition to the adventure, and when they have reached the ending to review all they've learned.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm (Main Digital)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is a live action/animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area and has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind his home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of his woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socio-emotional content, with examples that model: being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish, or relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11:30am (Main Digital)
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 focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor team will be unique in television and have a great appeal to kids who will identify with and emulate them. This program will serve the audience in a way that will make a difference in their lives. It will insert the clear voice of the kid into the adult-dominated media and provide a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television. Emphasis is on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and Caucasian male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am and Sat 9:30am (Multicast - METV)
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.

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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.

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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.

WXII Hearst Television Inc.


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