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Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0002900330
File Number:
CPR-178012
Submit Date:
01/08/2016
Call Sign:
WRCB
Facility ID:
59137
City:
CHATTANOOGA
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

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

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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Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Chattanooga
Web Home Page Address www.wrcbtv.com

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 4.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm
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. ON THE SPOT boldly lays claim to a wide range of educational and informational topics: transportation, geography, technology, culture, environment, government, money, sports, food, art, history, music, science, math, health and language. It succeeds in making a program that is essentially information-based engaging to the targeted 13-18 year old audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Now in its eighth season, ANIMAL ATLAS continues to make nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group of 13-16 year olds. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET & DAVE (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave (RRTD) is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff-Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. And their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title LAZY TOWN (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm
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 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 is a show featuring the importance of health, fitness, and being good friends. Set in a fantasy world known as Lazy Town, which is populated by inactive residents, we meet a visitor named Stephanie who is determined to coax her friends and relatives into adopting a healthful, active life style. She wins over her new friends, Ziggy, Stingy, Trixie and Pixel, convincing them to leave their gaming consoles and candy stashes at home so they can go outside and play. She persuades her uncle, Mayor Milford Meanswell, and his friend Ms. Busy Body to support her efforts. Robbie Rotten, who lives underground, and is determined to return Lazy Town to its former state of inactivity and quiet, constantly foils the characters' efforts. Coming to the rescue is the athlete Sportacus who lives in a zeppelin-like aircraft and receives signals from the kids or the Mayor whenever they need help. Sportacus has two goals, to keep the peace and to promote healthful, positive living. When Robbie Rotten is discovered and contained through comic pratfalls, he returns to his underground lair and all is well in Lazy Town, until another day and another time when Robbie will rise again.
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 (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 10/31/15, 9:00-9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-31
Episode # 10/31/15 / #ELZT124DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program LAZY TOWN (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 10/10/15 / 9:00-9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-10
Episode # 10/10/15 / #ELZT118DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title SAFARI TRACKS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm
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. SAFARI TRACKS is a program with content grounded in the natural world and delivered using an approach that, while entertaining to a young audience, highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the environment of Africa, providing young people (13-16) with worthwhile information and concepts delivered with an enlightened attitude toward nature and the environment. The program's basic content consists of animal footage taken in the wild, a narration, and a score that features engaging regional music. Viewers receive topic points that help build the ethical decision-making necessary to becoming a citizen of the planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title STATE TO STATE (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Americans are famously terrible about geography. The last Roper Geographic Literacy Poll (2006) showed only half of young Americans could identify New York State on a map. Less than that could find Ohio. Perhaps part of the problem was that there was no television program that entertained while educating about the nation's states. There is now. STATE TO STATE from Bellum Entertainment blends maps, history, and facts with eye-catching visuals and clever narratives that move quickly through some of the very interesting geography in our diverse country. Target audience for tone, program content, and learning concepts: middle and high school (ages 13-16).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title ASTROBLAST (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. ASTROBLAST is the space station and home of six animal characters in Bob Colar's book series of the same name. The space station is managed by an over-confident and exuberant commander, Comet the dog. The crew includes, Sputnik the pig, a very knowledgeable reader; Haley, a rabbit, an athlete and Comet's true peer; Radar, the monkey, who is somewhat self-involved; Jet, a silent alligator whose gestures and expressions are his mode of communication, and Sal, a congenial three-eyed octopus who runs the counter in the space station cafe, the Smoothie Shack. While the space station supports the missions of a bizarre and diverse array of aliens, the Smoothie Shack is the hub of social interaction for the galaxy. There is always something happening at Astroblast and everyone on the crew has plenty to learn to keep the community happy and on an even keel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Now in its eighth season, ANIMAL ATLAS continues to make nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group of 13-16 year olds. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title COOLEST PLACES (Digital Multicast 3.2 only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The COOLEST PLACES on earth is an exploration of cities (both modern and ancient), natural wonders and cultural history, heavy with engaging content, fast-paced editing, and the accessible, conversational narration we have come to expect from Bellum Entertainment. The series's tone, information, and rich factual content, reaches and serves the target 13-16 year olds with a style that informs, supports and encourages the kind of engaged thinking that have emerged from the Common Core State Standards. These standards, now adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia, recognize the importance of engaging, relevant information about the world young people live in.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
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 EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER gives viewers a glimpse of exotic and domestic animals from Jarod's own unique perspective each week. He travels to zoos and aquariums exploring animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes; there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title CLANGERS (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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 CLANGERS is a beloved British series that was originally conceived by Oliver Postgate in 1969 and has been reconceived and invigorated by his son, Daniel Postgate. The show features the Clanger family, small mouse-like creatures that live on Clanger Planet far away from Earth. The members of the family are presented with many unusual challenges that become the center of a dilemma that must be resolved within each episode. Strange visitors arrive out of nowhere and the Clangers have to figure out who and why they are on Clanger Planet. Sometimes they need to help or rescue someone who has become lost on the planet. Other times, they are trying to understand outer space; meteors and comets and eclipses of the sun or moon. Each member of the family has a forte', from playing music to knitting or gardening or inventing equipment that comes in handy for some of the problem solving that takes place.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title FAMILY STYLE (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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 does not lay out its learning objectives and it doesn't have to - it has them throughout the program. In both tone and content, Family Style with Chef Jeff leaves target audience (ages 13-16) with critical information about health and health literacy and models for food preparers, food preparation and the food itself. The young person in the kitchen immediately becomes an honorary chef and is so addressed by the host. It is a show that proves a cooking program can be a genuine asset for education and information.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 12
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 12
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 focuses on the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'Big World' magic that depends upon specific movements, can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero who travels to the wondrous enchanted kingdom of Treetopolis. During each program Tom calls upon the audience to follow his moves and send him the "Big World" magic he needs to solve the problem he and his friends are facing. These friends include Ariella, a butterfly who is also a rancher and has rope lassoing skills; Twigs, an acorn sprite who folds himself into an acorn when he's frightened; Squirmturn, a pill bug who looks like a large and imposing coal miner but is often timid and fearful; and Zigzoo, a green tree frog who is the resident genius inventor. In each episode there are action adventure sequences that are key to resolving the challenge of the day.
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 (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 10/24/15 / 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-24
Episode # 10/24/15 / #ETFT208DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 11/28/15, 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-28
Episode # 11/28/15 / #ETFT215DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 12/19/15, 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-19
Episode # 12/19/15 / #ETFT218DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 10/3/15 / 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-03
Episode # 10/3/15 / #ETFT203DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 10/17/15 / 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-17
Episode # 10/17/15 / #ETFT206DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 10/31/15 / 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-31
Episode # 10/31/15 / #ETFT209DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 12/12/15, 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-12
Episode # 12/12/15 / #ETFT217DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 12/5/15, 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-05
Episode # 12/5/15 / #ETFT216DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 12/26/15, 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-26
Episode # 12/26/15 / #ETFT219DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 11/7/15 / 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-07
Episode # 11/7/15 / #ETFT211DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #11

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Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 11/21/15, 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-21
Episode # 11/21/15 / #ETFT214DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #12

Questions Response
Title of Program TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 10/10/15 / 9:30-10:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-10
Episode # 10/10/15 / #ETFT204DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title EARTH TO LUNA (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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 series that stars big sister Luna and her little brother, Jupiter. Luna teaches her brother through play and adventure that typically takes place in their backyard. Science and experimentation are Luna's forte but fun and music are always on the on the menu of activities. Often the music provides compelling details about the scientific findings. Luna's friends, Alice and Tom, often join the kids. Clyde, her pet ferret is ever-present and provides lots of comedic action. And Luna's parents are there to praise the children's accomplishments which they reveal through a little vignette at the end of the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title SAFARI TRACKS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SAFARI TRACKS is a program with content grounded in the natural world and delivered using an approach that, while entertaining to a young audience, highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the environment of Africa, providing young people (13-16) with worthwhile information and concepts delivered with an enlightened attitude toward nature and the environment. The program's basic content consists of animal footage taken in the wild, a narration, and a score that features engaging regional music. Viewers receive topic points that help build the ethical decision-making necessary to becoming a citizen of the planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title MISSING (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat 4:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. MISSING serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sun 4:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 0
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. CAREER DAY is a nationally-syndicated TV show from Entertainment Studios, Inc. that inspires viewers, young and old, but mainly teens, to pursue the career of their dreams. Produced by Executive Producer Lisa-Renee Ramirez, winner of 16 Emmys, and Associate Producer Leslie Gant, the half-hour TV series explores a variety of interesting careers - some traditional and some outside the box, in each episode. "Career Day" could explore what it takes to become a fashion designer, a brain surgeon, a marine biologist, and maybe even a racecar driver. Most recent episodes showcased a video game producer and two comedic jugglers. Episodes are highly entertaining and do the best to capture a "day in the life" of the person's career.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Pam Teague
Address 900 Whitehall Road
City Chattanooga
State TN
Zip 37405
Telephone Number (423)267-5412
Email Address pteague@wrcbtv.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. CORE PROGRAMMING: From October 3rd - December 26th, 2015 five NBC Kids shows aired returning from the 3rd Quarter 2015: Astroblast, Lazy Town, Earth to Luna, Tree Fu Tom, and Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave. One new show, Clangers, joined the line-up 10/3 replacing Poppy Cat. All six shows were developed specifically for a target audience composed of children ages 2-5. They have a narrative format and two of the shows (Earth to Luna and Tree Fu Tom) use elements of fantasy and imagination to develop the educational content. Tree Fu Tom combines live action with animation, while Lazy Town is live action with puppets. Clangers, Earth to Luna, Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave and Astroblast are animated series. On 10/10 and 10/31, Lazy Town aired in its second home (9:00am) due to NBC Sports. 10/3-11/7 and 11/21-12/26, Tree Fu Tom aired in its second home (9:30am) due to NBC Sports. Beginning on October 3rd, the Antenna E/I programming was shuffled: Safari Tracks moved to 9:30a, Family Style moved to 11am, Animal Atlas moved to 11:30am and On The Spot moved to 12pm. The show line-up for October 3rd - December 26th aired as follows: 9am Animal Atlas, 9:30am Safari Tracks, 10am Coolest Places, 10:30am State to State, 11am Family Style, 11:30am Animal Atlas, 12pm On the Spot, and 12:30pm Safari Tracks. All eight shows were developed specifically for a target audience composed of children ages 13-16.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title TREE FU TOM (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm or 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TREE FU TOM focuses on the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'Big World' magic that depends upon specific movements, can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero who travels to the wondrous enchanted kingdom of Treetopolis. During each program Tom calls upon the audience to follow his moves and send him the "Big World" magic he needs to solve the problem he and his friends are facing. These friends include Ariella, a butterfly who is also a rancher and has rope lassoing skills; Twigs, an acorn sprite who folds himself into an acorn when he's frightened; Squirmturn, a pill bug who looks like a large and imposing coal miner but is often timid and fearful; and Zigzoo, a green tree frog who is the resident genius inventor. In each episode there are action adventure sequences that are key to resolving the challenge of the day.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Now in its eighth season, ANIMAL ATLAS continues to make nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group of 13-16 year olds. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ON THE SPOT boldly lays claim to a wide range of educational and informational topics: transportation, geography, technology, culture, environment, government, money, sports, food, art, history, music, science, math, health and language. It succeeds in making a program that is essentially information-based engaging to the targeted 13-18 year old audience.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title LAZY TOWN (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm or 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LAZY TOWN is a show featuring the importance of health, fitness, and being good friends. Set in a fantasy world known as Lazy Town, which is populated by inactive residents, we meet a visitor named Stephanie who is determined to coax her friends and relatives into adopting a healthful, active life style. She wins over her new friends, Ziggy, Stingy, Trixie and Pixel, convincing them to leave their gaming consoles and candy stashes at home so they can go outside and play. She persuades her uncle, Mayor Milford Meanswell, and his friend Ms. Busy Body to support her efforts. Robbie Rotten, who lives underground, and is determined to return Lazy Town to its former state of inactivity and quiet, constantly foils the characters' efforts. Coming to the rescue is the athlete Sportacus who lives in a zeppelin-like aircraft and receives signals from the kids or the Mayor whenever they need help. Sportacus has two goals, to keep the peace and to promote healthful, positive living. When Robbie Rotten is discovered and contained through comic pratfalls, he returns to his underground lair and all is well in Lazy Town, until another day and another time when Robbie will rise again.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title CLANGERS (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am or 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The CLANGERS is a beloved British series that was originally conceived by Oliver Postgate in 1969 and has been reconceived and invigorated by his son, Daniel Postgate. The show features the Clanger family, small mouse-like creatures that live on Clanger Planet far away from Earth. The members of the family are presented with many unusual challenges that become the center of a dilemma that must be resolved within each episode. Strange visitors arrive out of nowhere and the Clangers have to figure out who and why they are on Clanger Planet. Sometimes they need to help or rescue someone who has become lost on the planet. Other times, they are trying to understand outer space; meteors and comets and eclipses of the sun or moon. Each member of the family has a forte', from playing music to knitting or gardening or inventing equipment that comes in handy for some of the problem solving that takes place.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title FAMILY STYLE (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. FAMILY STYLE with Chef Jeff does not lay out its learning objectives and it doesn't have to - it has them throughout the program. In both tone and content, Family Style with Chef Jeff leaves target audience (ages 13-16) with critical information about health and health literacy and models for food preparers, food preparation and the food itself. The young person in the kitchen immediately becomes an honorary chef and is so addressed by the host. It is a show that proves a cooking program can be a genuine asset for education and information.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title SAFARI TRACKS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SAFARI TRACKS is a program with content grounded in the natural world and delivered using an approach that, while entertaining to a young audience, highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the environment of Africa, providing young people (13-16) with worthwhile information and concepts delivered with an enlightened attitude toward nature and the environment. The program's basic content consists of animal footage taken in the wild, a narration, and a score that features engaging regional music. Viewers receive topic points that help build the ethical decision-making necessary to becoming a citizen of the planet.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title STATE TO STATE (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Americans are famously terrible about geography. The last Roper Geographic Literacy Poll (2006) showed only half of young Americans could identify New York State on a map. Less than that could find Ohio. Perhaps part of the problem was that there was no television program that entertained while educating about the nation's states. There is now. STATE TO STATE from Bellum Entertainment blends maps, history, and facts with eye-catching visuals and clever narratives that move quickly through some of the very interesting geography in our diverse country. Target audience for tone, program content, and learning concepts: middle and high school (ages 13-16).
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title SAFARI TRACKS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SAFARI TRACKS is a program with content grounded in the natural world and delivered using an approach that, while entertaining to a young audience, highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the environment of Africa, providing young people (13-16) with worthwhile information and concepts delivered with an enlightened attitude toward nature and the environment. The program's basic content consists of animal footage taken in the wild, a narration, and a score that features engaging regional music. Viewers receive topic points that help build the ethical decision-making necessary to becoming a citizen of the planet.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Now in its eighth season, ANIMAL ATLAS continues to make nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group of 13-16 year olds. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of young viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title COOLEST PLACES (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The COOLEST PLACES on earth is an exploration of cities (both modern and ancient), natural wonders and cultural history, heavy with engaging content, fast-paced editing, and the accessible, conversational narration we have come to expect from Bellum Entertainment. The series's tone, information, and rich factual content, reaches and serves the target 13-16 year olds with a style that informs, supports and encourages the kind of engaged thinking that have emerged from the Common Core State Standards. These standards, now adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia, recognize the importance of engaging, relevant information about the world young people live in.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title ASTROBLAST (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am or 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ASTROBLAST is the space station and home of six animal characters in Bob Colar's book series of the same name. The space station is managed by an over-confident and exuberant commander, Comet the dog. The crew includes, Sputnik, the pig, a very knowledgeable reader; Haley, a rabbit, Comet's true peer and an athlete; Radar, the monkey, who is somewhat self-involved; Jet, a silent alligator, whose gestures and expressions are his mode of communication; and Sal, a congenial three-eyed octopus, who runs the counter in the Smoothie Shack, the space station cafe. While the space station supports the missions of a bizarre and diverse array of aliens, the Smoothie Shack is the hub of social interaction for the galaxy. There is always something happening at Astroblast and everyone on the crew has plenty to learn to keep the community happy and on an even keel.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title NINA'S WORLD(Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am or 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NINA'S WORLD is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title FLOOGALS (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. FLOOGALS is an animated show starring three space aliens--Fleeker, Flo, and Boomer-- who have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman [that's Floogal-speak for human], the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multi-step process of watching, listening, touching, and note-taking until they've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER gives viewers a glimpse of exotic and domestic animals from Jarod's own unique perspective. He travels to zoos and aquariums exploring animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes; there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET & DAVE (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am or 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RUFF RUFF, TWEET, & DAVE [RRTD] is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. And their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title EARTH TO LUNA (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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.

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