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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-153703
Submit Date:
04/09/2014
Call Sign:
WTAP-TV
Facility ID:
4685
City:
PARKERSBURG
State:
WV
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2014

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 Parkersburg
Web Home Page Address http://www.wtap.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
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: 6.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9:00a
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. Alex Paen, an Emmy-Award Winning journalist who has covered news events around the globe, hosts Animal Rescues. Animal Rescues includes dramatic rescues of all types of animals around the world. The camera captures the actual rescue in progress and is for family viewing and does not contain depictions of animals suffering. Every story has a happy ending and a positive outcome. The show also includes safety tips for animal care and treatment. The program is labeled TVG and is suitable for family viewing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly.TV (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30a
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. DRAGONFLY.TV FEATURES REAL KIDS DOING REAL SCIENCE. SERIES DEMONSTRATES PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF MATH AND SCIENCE WITH ENJOYABLE, HANDS ON PROJECTS, PROMOTING CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS.YOUNG VIEWERS SEE KIDS LIKE THEMSELVES INVESTIGATING, DREAMING AND DOING.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00a
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 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 a live-action show hosted by Sean Roach that also blends animation and puppetry into the overall format. Sean drives a double-decker bus into various communities to meet children who have written to him with a problem that they would like to solve using art and/or a food experience. Sean is accompanied by Noodle, a puppet character and Doodle, a digital character that lives inside a tablet computer, and Doggity, a faithful beagle. Doggity has a mini-show of his own through an animated alter-ego that appears during diversionary segments in a restaurant kitchen operated by Doggity and other canines. The show demonstrates how recycled materials can become art and how food, art, and problem solving can be combined to create a fun experience in everyday living. Every episode can be replicated at home with ease by parents and children playing together.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Make Way for Noddy (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Make Way for Noddy is based on a recurring character in the Enid Blyton book series for very young readers. Noddy, a boy doll, lives in a little cottage in the village of Toyland. He tools around in his sporty convertible, delivers the mail, and is a friend to all.
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 Make Way for Noddy (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 2/22 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/22
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Make Way for Noddy (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 2/8 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/8
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Make Way for Noddy (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 1/18 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 1/18
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Make Way for Noddy (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 1/11 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 1/11
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Make Way for Noddy (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 2/1 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/1
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00a
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. 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 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 a limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00a
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET gives viewers unique insights into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals to whom he's devoted his life. For those animals that require special services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at an animal hospital specializing in unique animal care. Each episode of "Dr. Chris Pet Vet" delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories, but also features a variety of animals undergoing a range of medical procedures from elective surgery to highly advanced medical procedures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Explorer with Jarod Miller (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod combines his extensive training in zoology with his ability as an effective and entertaining communicator. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (WTAP)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Created by Eyewitness News and Weekly Reader, a team of young journalists report from professional news set. Teachers download television news scripts from the Weekly Reader web site to use in the classroom. This program gives students a clear voice into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on television. The lead story each week takes a kid sensitive approach to serious news topics such as terrorism, bullying and cliques as well as the alarming increase in diabetes in children. In addition, various segments will be shot around the world on location.
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 (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 2/1 9:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/1
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 2/8 9:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/8
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 2/22 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/22
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 1/18 9:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 1/18
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 1/11 9:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 1/11
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Justin Time (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30a
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 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 and 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 different 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 Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30a
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan's second home is the neighborhood animal shelter where he is determined to rescue hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he embarks on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that warms the heart.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Game Changers (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00a
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. Celebrating athletes and fans who give back to their communities making life better for so many, GAME CHANGERS highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Young reporters seek their stories from the field, and bring back journalistic gold to the GAME CHANGERS studios to culminate in heartfelt reflection and insight from the host. Whether on or off the field, GAME CHANGERS takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom (WTAP)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12:00n
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu,' can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his back garden.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30a
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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30a
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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 effectivly. 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 Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title All In With Laila Ali (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30a
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. All in With Laila Ali is educational, inspirational, compelling programming profiling individuals that have reached for the sky, pushed themselves to the limit and did things that you would think were impossible. The stories featured on the program will inspire kids and show them that they can do anything they put your minds to.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00a
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. Animal Atlas in has maintained a high level of educational value. It has addressed issues appropriate for both general public and the secondary classroom with a presentation that included large numbers of clips, wide ranging photography, fast-paced editing, and a non-condescending vocabulary level. The programs in the latest series of Animal Atlas happily maintain those strengths. It is differentiated from previous years by its sense of humor. Entertaining the viewer with wit and observation augments the educational integrity of its content. The level of humor, like the level of vocabulary, is most suited for middle school ages 13 to 16 with applications of topic that could extend into the higher grades. There are sound cues, visual elements and a general tone that supports the delivery of educational material in a way that is appropriate for entertainment television. The data delivered and the content communicated is absolutely educational in nature and value but one in a way that would hold the attention of the target viewer. While the program is consistently humorous, a middle school teacher could construct textbook test materials that would be applicable to Animal Atlas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30a
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. Families submit their favorite high-calorie, family-style recipes, and two chefs face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. After making each rehabbed recipe in their own kitchen, the family chooses their new favorite. This recipe makeover challenge promotes using healthy, wholesome ingredients and demonstrates how a few modern changes can transform a family favorite into an even healthier meal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Lazy Town (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00-12:30p
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 promotes fitness and healthful habits for children of preschool and primary grades. 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 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 his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present 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 (WTAP)
List date and time rescheduled 2/22 9:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/22
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Jamie Oliver's 15 Minute Meals (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12:00p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Best known for his Emmy-Award winning television program "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," Jamie Oliver is one of the world's favorite celebrity chefs and worldwide professor of healthy cooking. Jamie's core belief is that simply cooking for oneself using fresh ingredients is the easiest way to maintain a balanced diet, and to this aim, he has perfected a delicious collection of healthy recipes that can be prepared in no time. The dishes Jamie cooks in his new show 15 MINUTE MEALS are fast, fun and most of all flavorful. In his signature and entertaining style, Jamie makes these meals for viewers in real time, offering hints, tricks and lots of nutritional info along the way. JAMIE OLIVER'S 15 MINUTE MEALS will inspire cooks of all ages and levels to try new things and get in the kitchen to create something magical.
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 Jamie Oliver's 15 Minute Meals (WIYE)
List date and time rescheduled 3/16 1130am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 3/15
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 D.J. Kreiss
Address One Television Plaza
City Parkersburg
State WV
Zip 26101
Telephone Number 304-375-6393
Email Address programming@wtap.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 (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Game Changers (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00a
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. Celebrating athletes and fans who give back to their communities making life better for so many, GAME CHANGERS highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Young reporters seek their stories from the field, and bring back journalistic gold to the GAME CHANGERS studios to culminate in heartfelt reflection and insight from the host. Whether on or off the field, GAME CHANGERS takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Explorer with Jarod Miller (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod combines his extensive training in zoology with his ability as an effective and entertaining communicator. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30a
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 core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts and interact with others effectivly. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficeint at different skills.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Justin Time (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30a
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 and 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 different 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 (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (WTAP)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00a
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. Created by Eyewitness News and Weekly Reader, a team of young journalists report from professional news set. Teachers download television news scripts from the Weekly Reader web site to use in the classroom. This program gives students a clear voice into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on television. The lead story each week takes a kid sensitive approach to serious news topics such as terrorism, bullying and cliques as well as the alarming increase in diabetes in children. In addition, various segments will be shot around the world on location.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Lazy Town (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00-12:30p
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 promotes fitness and healthful habits for children of preschool and primary grades. 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 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 his home in a spaceship that hovers over earth, prepared to answer to any call for help. The ever-present 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 (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan's second home is the neighborhood animal shelter where he is determined to rescue hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, back at Brandon's training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, he embarks on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that warms the heart.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00-11:30a
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. Families submit their favorite high-calorie, family-style recipes, and two chefs face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. After making each rehabbed recipe in their own kitchen, the family chooses their new favorite. This recipe makeover challenge promotes using healthy, wholesome ingredients and demonstrates how a few modern changes can transform a family favorite into an even healthier meal.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30-10:00a
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. Children are the future of America, and so are their inventions. "Think Big" features young inventors competing with one another to see who can come up with the most innovative, creative inventions. Each episode features two teams in the Think Tank -- a studio filled with art supplies and construction materials -- who brainstorm and choose materials before sketching, designing and building their idea. The completed inventions are then presented to a ... Read more judge, who determines a winner. The winning invention earns bragging rights for its creator and the coveted Genius Cup.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Make Way for Noddy (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30-1:00p
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. Make Way for Noddy is based on a recurring character in the Enid Blyton book series for very young readers. Noddy, a boy doll, lives in a little cottage in the village of Toyland. He tools around in his sporty convertible, delivers the mail, and is a friend to all.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30-8:00a
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. Animal Atlas in previous years has maintained a high level of educational value. It has addressed issues appropriate for both general public and the secondary classroom with a presentation that included large numbers of clips, wide ranging photography, fast-paced editing, and a non-condescending vocabulary level. The programs in the latest series of Animal Atlas happily maintain those strengths. It is differentiated from previous years by its sense of humor. Entertaining the viewer with wit and observation augments the educational integrity of its content. The level of humor, like the level of vocabulary, is most suited for middle school ages 13 to 16 with applications of topic that could extend into the higher grades. There are sound cues, visual elements and a general tone that supports the delivery of educational material in a way that is appropriate for entertainment television. The data delivered and the content communicated is absolutely educational in nature and value but one in a way that would hold the attention of the target viewer. While the program is consistently humorous, a middle school teacher could construct textbook test materials that would be applicable to Animal Atlas.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET gives viewers unique insights into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals to whom he's devoted his life. For those animals that require special services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at an animal hospital specializing in unique animal care. Each episode of "Dr. Chris Pet Vet" delivers not only a carefully crafted mix of human and animal interest stories, but also features a variety of animals undergoing a range of medical procedures from elective surgery to highly advanced medical procedures.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly.TV (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DragonflyTV is a science education television series for children aged 6-12. DragonflyTV showcases our most eager young scientists in a way that encourages all kids to discover the wonders of science. It's a new approach in science television for kids, because it features ordinary children and their own science investigations. Whether shooting over moguls on freeride skis, getting up close and personal with alligators, or cooking up experiments in their own kitchens, the DragonflyTV kids empower viewers to explore, question, and learn. In each episode, children tell how they pursued their own investigations, communicating the infectious excitement that comes with making their own discoveries.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Jamie Oliver's 15 Minute Meals (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12:00n
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. Best known for his Emmy-Award winning television program "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," Jamie Oliver is one of the world's favorite celebrity chefs and worldwide professor of healthy cooking. Jamie's core belief is that simply cooking for oneself using fresh ingredients is the easiest way to maintain a balanced diet, and to this aim, he has perfected a delicious collection of healthy recipes that can be prepared in no time. The dishes Jamie cooks in his new show 15 MINUTE MEALS are fast, fun and most of all flavorful. In his signature and entertaining style, Jamie makes these meals for viewers in real time, offering hints, tricks and lots of nutritional info along the way. JAMIE OLIVER'S 15 MINUTE MEALS will inspire cooks of all ages and levels to try new things and get in the kitchen to create something magical.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title All in With Laila Ali (WIYE)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00-7:30a
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. All in With Laila Ali is educational, inspirational, compelling programming profiling individuals that have reached for the sky, pushed themselves to the limit and did things that you would think were impossible. The stories featured on the program will inspire kids and show them that they can do anything they put your minds to.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom (WTAP)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30-12:00n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom is about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his back garden.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Biz Kid$ (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00-9:30a
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. Biz Kid$ is an educational television show that teaches financial education and entrepreneurship to a preteen audience. It uses sketch comedy and young actors to explain basic economic concepts. Its motto is "Where kids teach kids about money and business."
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (WOVA)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30-9:00a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Alex Paen, an Emmy-Award Winning journalist who has covered news events around the globe, hosts Animal Rescues. Animal Rescues includes dramatic rescues of all types of animals around the world. The camera captures the actual rescue in progress and is for family viewing and does not contain depictions of animals suffering. Every story has a happy ending and a positive outcome. The show also includes safety tips for animal care and treatment. The program is labeled TVG and is suitable for family viewing.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle (WTAP)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30-11:00a
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 a live-action show hosted by Sean Roach that also blends animation and puppetry into the overall format. Sean drives a double-decker bus into various communities to meet children who have written to him with a problem that they would like to solve using art and/or a food experience. Sean is accompanied by Noodle, a puppet character and Doodle, a digital character that lives inside a tablet computer, and Doggity, a faithful beagle. Doggity has a mini-show of his own through an animated alter-ego that appears during diversionary segments in a restaurant kitchen operated by Doggity and other canines. The show demonstrates how recycled materials can become art and how food, art, and problem solving can be combined to create a fun experience in everyday living. Every episode can be replicated at home with ease by parents and children playing together.

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