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

FRN:
0004284899
File Number:
CPR-145501
Submit Date:
10/17/2013
Call Sign:
WFXP
Facility ID:
19707
City:
ERIE
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/17/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

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 Erie
Web Home Page Address www.yourerie.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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM ET/July 6 through September 28
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each segment of The Young Icons delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10 AM ET/July 6 through August 31
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in a educational and information format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series young audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10 AM ET/September 21 through September 28
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I series that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips, and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well-informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition, and health.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Animal Exploratoin with Jarrod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7-7:30 AM ET/July 2 through September 29
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. Litton Entertainment is the producer of Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half - hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, each episode will display the recommended rating TV-G E/I icon from beginning to end.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30 AM ET/July 6 through September 28
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. Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company members or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Now Eat This
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/September 7 through September 14
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Now Eat This! with Rocco DiSpirito is chef Rocco DiSpirito's new E/I show, dedicated to helping teens and families eat better, and live healthier lives, without sacrificing flavor. Rocco has two passions in life: family and food. He knows that the pressures of modern life make it harder for families to stay whole and eat wisely. Drawing from his own real life experiences, Rocco is determined to bring families back together over a delicious, healthy meal. Each 30 minute episode is focused on an individual, or a family and their issues related to food and health. Examples include guests and families struggling with weight issues; trying to feed budding athletes; eating right on a budget; fighting serious health issues like diabetes; simply desiring a healthy life. Through the course of each episode, Rocco teaches guests and viewers important information about food and nutrition, guiding them to make better choices with the food they eat. In the process, they'll learn to cook, Rocco style. Fun and entertaining, and loaded with valuable takeaway information. Each episode ends with a renewed sense of purpose, and a commitment to change for the better.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30 AM ET/September 7 through September 28
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in a educational and information format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series young audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Now Eat This
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7:30-8 AM ET/July 7 through September 1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Now Eat This! with Rocco DiSpirito is chef Rocco DiSpirito's new E/I show, dedicated to helping teens and families eat better, and live healthier lives, without sacrificing flavor. Rocco has two passions in life: family and food. He knows that the pressures of modern life make it harder for families to stay whole and eat wisely. Drawing from his own real life experiences, Rocco is determined to bring families back together over a delicious, healthy meal. Each 30 minute episode is focused on an individual, or a family and their issues related to food and health. Examples include guests and families struggling with weight issues; trying to feed budding athletes; eating right on a budget; fighting serious health issues like diabetes; simply desiring a healthy life. Through the course of each episode, Rocco teaches guests and viewers important information about food and nutrition, guiding them to make better choices with the food they eat. In the process, they'll learn to cook, Rocco style. Fun and entertaining, and loaded with valuable takeaway information. Each episode ends with a renewed sense of purpose, and a commitment to change for the better.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:30-8 AM ET/July 6 through September 28
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. Pursuant to the Childrens Television Act of 1990, THINK BIG will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. THINK BIG as delivered is formatted to allow for no more than 14 minutes of total commercial time per broadcast hour (7 minutes per half-hour#. THINK BIG does not display any Internet web site address or host selling during or adjacent to the program, and is otherwise in compliance with Sections 73.670#a# through #d) of the Commissions Rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Set For Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30 AM ET/July 6 through August 31
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. This high energy, high impact series is designed to inspire and introduce teenagers to the importance of higher education. Teens will see firsthand the diverse and exciting dynamics that college life offers, while learning the different paths college students can take to complete their degree.
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 Percy
Address 8455 Peach Street
City Erie
State PA
Zip 16509
Telephone Number 814-860-5679
Email Address bpercy@wfxptv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30 AM ET
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. Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company members or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each segment of The Young Icons delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30 AM ET
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. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in a educational and information format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series young audience.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarrod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/7-7:30 AM ET
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. Litton Entertainment is the producer of Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half - hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In order for parents, children, and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, each episode will display the recommended rating TV-G E/I icon from beginning to end.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7-7:30 AM ET
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. Pursuant to the Childrens Television Act of 1990, THINK BIG will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills. THINK BIG as delivered is formatted to allow for no more than 14 minutes of total commercial time per broadcast hour (7 minutes per half-hour#. THINK BIG does not display any Internet web site address or host selling during or adjacent to the program, and is otherwise in compliance with Sections 73.670#a# through #d) of the Commissions Rules.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Family Style with Chef Jeff
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10 AM ET
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. Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I series that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips, and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well-informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition, and health.

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.

Mission Broadcasting, Inc.


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