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

FRN:
0022244495
File Number:
CPR-126582
Submit Date:
01/09/2012
Call Sign:
WHAM-TV
Facility ID:
73371
City:
ROCHESTER
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Rochester NY
Web Home Page Address www.13wham.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 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 Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 11:00-11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits, and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
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 Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 1:00-1:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Eco Company provides core programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
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 Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 7:30-8:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Shot in high definition, it features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Examples of the kinds of stories The Young Icons will tell include that of Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry; track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA; Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country; and sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
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 Made in Hollywood-Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 1:30-2:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Its segments range from coverage of Animation, Producing & Directing to Costume Design, Casting & 3D Technology. The content-rich spin-off introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes film making, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture and television industries. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10/2/2011-12/25/2011, 8:30-9:00 AM ET
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. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Sundays and it is 30 minutes in length. The show is a dynamic television news program for teens and pre-teens and it's the first kid-to-kid newscast. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
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 Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 10:30-11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series, developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, that explores the genesis of - and reasons behind - cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week, Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society - using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's work of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
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 Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 9:30-10:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges, and triumphs as humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
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 Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 9:00-9:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
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 Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 10:00-10:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
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 Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10/2/2011-12/25/2011, 9:00-9:30 AM ET
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. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Sundays and it is 30 minutes in length. Shot in high definition, it features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Examples of the kinds of stories The Young Icons will tell include that of Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry; track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA; Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country; and sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
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 Magi-Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 7 to 12. It's regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The educational objectives of Magi-Nation include learning how to thoughtfully assess situations and logically set appropriate and responsible goals, encourage viewers to attain the independence and initiative to act on what is ethically right, and the determination and persistence to carry their aims through to fruition - even in the face of opposition, and to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around us by presenting information across a range of academic areas, including mathematics, language, earth science, ecology, botany, geography, and meteorology. THIS SHOW AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
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 M@dAbout
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 2:00-2:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16. It's regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. M@dAbout provides core programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills, and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. M@dAbout explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The M@dAbout team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
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 Food For Thought With Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations. Each weekly half-hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people, and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-to-16-year old viewers by sharing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 12:30-1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual, and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
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 Magi-Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 7:30-8:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 7 to 12. It's regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The educational objectives of Magi-Nation include learning how to thoughtfully assess situations and logically set appropriate and responsible goals, encourage viewers to attain the independence and initiative to act on what is ethically right, and the determination and persistence to carry their aims through to fruition - even in the face of opposition, and to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around us by presenting information across a range of academic areas, including mathematics, language, earth science, ecology, botany, geography, and meteorology. THIS SHOW AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays, 10/2/2011-12/25/2011, 4:30-5:00 AM ET
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. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled on Sundays and is 30 minutes in length. Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual, and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
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 3) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 6:00-6:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 1 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 1 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The key objective of this program is to create awareness and understanding of animals and their interaction with their particular environment. Further, the role that humans play interacting with animals in the wild will be consistently explored. The importance of protecting endangered species and the impact of humans interacting with their environment and the need to protect their natural habitats will be a theme throughout this series. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
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 (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays, 10/1/2011-12/31/2011, 6:30-7:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 14
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. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The show is designed to educate, inform, and entertain children about the world around them. Each week the host, as well as two different teens, travel to destinations around the world that can be exotic and remote. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
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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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 Chuck Samuels
Address 4225 West Henrietta Road
City Rochester
State NY
Zip 14623
Telephone Number (585)334-8700
Email Address csamuels@13wham.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. 13WHAM-TV and Rochester's CW run several public service announcements designed to serve the informational needs of children including, but not limited to: parental involvement, drunk driving prevention, mentoring, on-line safety, anti-drinking, importance of literacy and education: arts, environmental awareness, nutrition, cultural and racial diversity and adoption. WHAM-TV's weather department offers behind-the-scene tours of the weather department to school classes. In addition, station tours are offered only on a special request basis to mainly cub and boy scouts and girl scouts. On the tour, they learn about news gathering, weather forecasting, and television production, and see what it looks like on the other side of the screen. 13WHAM-TV produces a weekly public affairs program celebrating cultural diversity. The weekly show and monthly program guide are available on our website (13wham.com). Educators are invited to use the materials in their classrooms.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 1/1/2012-3/25/2012, 8:30-9:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Sundays and it is 30 minutes in length. The show is a dynamic television news program for teens and pre-teens and it's the first kid-to-kid newscast. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 11:00-11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits, and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 10:00-10:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Food For Thought With Claire Thomas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 11:30AM-12:00PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations. Each weekly half-hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people, and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13-to-16-year old viewers by sharing her passion for her family, life, and healthy living by sharing stories in the kitchen. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers needing her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title M@dAbout
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 2:00-2:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16. It's regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. M@dAbout provides core programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills, and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. M@dAbout explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The M@dAbout team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title The Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 1/1/2012-3/25/2012, 9:00-9:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Sundays and it is 30 minutes in length. Shot in high definition, it features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Examples of the kinds of stories The Young Icons will tell include that of Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry; track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA; Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country; and sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood-Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 1:30-2:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Its segments range from coverage of Animation, Producing & Directing to Costume Design, Casting & 3D Technology. The content-rich spin-off introduces its audience to behind-the-scenes film making, special effects techniques and career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the motion picture and television industries. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 9:30-10:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond - by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges, and triumphs as humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 7:30-8:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Shot in high definition, it features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Examples of the kinds of stories The Young Icons will tell include that of Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry; track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA; Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country; and sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 12:30-1:00 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Each segment of Pets.TV delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual, and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 1:00-1:30 PM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Eco Company provides core programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 9:00-9:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Magi-Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 7:30-8:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 7 to 12. It's regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The educational objectives of Magi-Nation include learning how to thoughtfully assess situations and logically set appropriate and responsible goals, encourage viewers to attain the independence and initiative to act on what is ethically right, and the determination and persistence to carry their aims through to fruition - even in the face of opposition, and to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around us by presenting information across a range of academic areas, including mathematics, language, earth science, ecology, botany, geography, and meteorology. THIS SHOW AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Magi-Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 7:00-7:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 7 to 12. It's regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. The educational objectives of Magi-Nation include learning how to thoughtfully assess situations and logically set appropriate and responsible goals, encourage viewers to attain the independence and initiative to act on what is ethically right, and the determination and persistence to carry their aims through to fruition - even in the face of opposition, and to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around us by presenting information across a range of academic areas, including mathematics, language, earth science, ecology, botany, geography, and meteorology. THIS SHOW AIRS ON ROCHESTER'S CW.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/7/2012-3/31/2012, 10:30-11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program serves the educational and information needs of children ages 13 to 16. It is regularly scheduled Saturdays and it is 30 minutes in length. Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series, developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, that explores the genesis of - and reasons behind - cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week, Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society - using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's work of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click. THIS PROGRAM AIRS ON 13WHAM-TV.

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