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

FRN:
0004970679
File Number:
CPR-124806
Submit Date:
10/10/2011
Call Sign:
WBFF
Facility ID:
10758
City:
BALTIMORE
State:
MD
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2011

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Baltimore
Web Home Page Address

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 9.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Country Mouse and the City Mouse
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon - Fri 9:30AM (7/1/11-9/30/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
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 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Emily, is not your ordinary country mouse. She is very intelligent and always ready for adventures. Her cousin, Alexander, is a city mouse....very polite and sophisticated but loves adventure too. The two characters travel together through the period of 1899 to 1910 to explore different places, meet new friends and learn about differences in how people lived in those years. They encounter some evil people and have to rely on their intelligence, morals, and ingenuity to cope with problems that arise. The program airs on the stations secondary digital channel 45.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild Ltd.
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30AM (9/3/11-9/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild, Ltd is a conservation series and in each episode the camera follows Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work...suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. She always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing, and why and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to teach children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. The program airs on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7AM (7/2/11-9/24/11)
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. The ambitious goal of this program is to produce a television experience with which teens could identify and from which teens would learn valuable life lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of our society. Where does food come from? Where do babies come from? How do animals relate to one another? How does ecology work? What is the relationship between life and death, humans and nature? This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Whaddyadoo
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30AM (9/3/11-9/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program will, through dramatic reenactments, document ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interview the participants and talk to various experts who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. The program airs on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hannas Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12PM (7/2/11-9/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hannas Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of Americas most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed as it takes you on a raucous ride, creating for viewers a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
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 Jack Hannas Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 9/3/11 6:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-09-03
Episode # 9/3/11 #405
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannas Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 9/10/11 6:30AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-09-10
Episode # 9/10/11 #406
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM (7/2/11-9/24/11)
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm and their Busytown buddies have fun-filled adventures while trying to find the answers to life's puzzles. Joined by Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo and other familiar faces, the friends travel Busytown in the Apple Car and the Pickle Car looking for new mysteries to solve. Examining the evidence, the pals put their detective skills to work to reunite a lost parrot with its owner, find out why residents of the town have fresh paint on their clothes, and hunt for a monster, among other things.Inspired by the works of author Richard Scary. This program aired on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30AM (7/2/11-9/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Eco team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company members or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Dance Revolution
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30PM (7/21/11-9/24/11)
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 10 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dance Revolution is a Saturday morning dance contest where kids perform for judges and viewers are encouraged to participate through on-screen cues. Based on the video game "Dance Dance Revolution", the program promotes physical activity for children promoting healthier habits and lifestyles. This program aired on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30AM (7/2/11-9/10/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Designed to teach children about the marine ecosystem and to develop an understanding among children that they are key to preserving the ocean environment, Aqua Kids teaches youth about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population. The program teaches youth that they can teach their peers that they can preserve and protect the oceans. This program aired on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11AM & 11:30AM (7/2/11-9/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry. The fictional city Busytown is an enchanting place thats abuzz with energy and life. Episodes are divided into multiple segments with different themes. The first and last segments involve the children in Busytown exploring their community. At the end of each segment the children have learned a little about their community and the world they live in. The middle segment shows children life in other cities featuring daily activities of adult characters in places such as Paris or Rome. Each episode includes two song segments in which the first, Imagine That, teaches various things like general science to how banks work. The second song segment that teaches safety is called Play it Safe. The aim of the series is to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play, teach pro-social behavior (such as generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others points of view, empathy, acceptance of others idiosyncrasies), help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community, help children develop skills on which academic learning depends such as attention, language, memory, active processing of a story and an interest in reading. This program aired on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Green Scene Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10AM (7/2/11-9/24/11)
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 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program is a showcase for feature stories and drawings by students in the second through eighth grades using theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Children are involved by writing, submitting and watching. The program shows that there is no limit to ones imagination and the possibilities are created by the individual. Childrens mysteries unravel as Detective McMystery. Journal entries become part of the adventure on Journal Journey. Reports on science, history, literature become lively brain games. Drawings and illustrations appear in the art gallery Beyond Words. The program encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading; helps build a students foundation for writing, critical thinking and problem solving; promotes character development as the cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. The program also provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to enhance student learning. Green Screen Adventures focuses on the five Cs: creativity, curiosity, confidence, citizenship and compassion. This program aired on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title CAKE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12PM (7/2/11-9/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CAKE, a live-action show within a show, features a 13-year-old girl who hosts a cable access show with her three best friends. Together, they teach their audience, and each other, how to take ordinary, everyday items like t-shirts, CD cases, lamp shades and make them extraordinary with a little imagination and a glue gun! This program aired on the statiopns secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8AM (9/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program showcases how and why movies are made, including behind-the-scenes film making and special effect techniques in addition to introducing teens to career opportunities within the motion picture industry, television and home entertainment fields while focusing on the creative, technical, and artistic skills of the profession. The program airs on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Will & DeWitt
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8AM (7/2/11-9/17/11)& 8:30AM (7/2/11-8/27/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Will and Dewitt, along with their human and animal friends, face challenges, such as the first day of school, or tying their shoes for the first time. They often overcome these challenges by means of their own brand of ingenuity and perseverance, mixed with an ample dose of joy and humor. The boy and his frog, just like real little kids, commonly make mistakes and errors of judgment which at the time may seem monumental, but serve as motivators of growth. Along with this essential pro-social education, the series also gives viewers an opportunity to learn primary knowledge based skills. Along with Will and Dewitt, children work with the alphabet, language, numbers, directions, sequences and colors. This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 20) Response
Program Title This Week in Baseball
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 3:30PM (7/2/11-9/24/11)
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. The program highlights the pro-social on-and-off the field activities of MLB's leading players and coaches. Working with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), "This Week in Baseball" seeks to provide today's youth with educational messages that can have an impact on development of positive lifestyle behaviors. The program portrays the positive outcomes that result from dedication, hard work, self-discipline, teamwork, practice and personal responsibilities. The program also relates the achievements and experiences of baseball players to potential achievements in life. The program airs on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Libertys Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9AM (7/2/11-9/17/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Ben Franklin hires an American teenaged boy, a young English lady and a French orphaned boy as reporters during the Revolution for his newspaper the Pennsylvania Gazette. Through these reporters and their travels to ordinary homes, battlefields from Virginia to Massachusetts and the royal courts of France and England, the viewer is exposed to the issues which prompted the colonies to seek freedom. Through the explanation of these issues by such historical figures as Jefferson and Paine, the viewer also learns the impact theses issues have on the lives of ordinary citizens. This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Gina Ds Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satrudays 7AM, 7:30AM, 8AM, 8:30AM, 9AM, 9:30AM (7/2/11-9/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. In addition to puppets and animated characters, Gina D is surrounded by a group of whimsical characters which include Simon, Miss Muffin the Cook, Mr. Pockets and Pierre. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, the attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math readiness, and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not talking to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience. This program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30AM (7/2/11-8/27/11/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series is designed to build problem-solving and informational management skills and to model the pro-social values and behaviors associated with enduring friendships and effective teamwork. Problem solving themes are illustrated in each episode which also demonstrate fundamental principles of gathering, evaluating, and interpreting information and using it to imagine, present and test plausible scenarios. It is the intent of the series to motivate children to see critical thinking and team problem-solving as exciting, fun, and within their capacity. This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9AM (9/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Designed to teach children about the marine ecosystem and to develop an understanding among children that they are key to preserving the ocean environment, Aqua Kids teaches youth about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population. The program teaches youth that they can teach their peers that they can preserve and protect the oceans. This program aired on the stations main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Libertys Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon - Fri 9:30AM (9/26/11-9/30/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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. Ben Franklin hires an American teenaged boy, a young English lady and a French orphaned boy as reporters during the Revolution for his newspaper the Pennsylvania Gazette. Through these reporters and their travels to ordinary homes, battlefields from Virginia to Massachusetts and the royal courts of France and England, the viewer is exposed to the issues which prompted the colonies to seek freedom. Through the explanation of these issues by such historical figures as Jefferson and Paine, the viewer also learns the impact theses issues have on the lives of ordinary citizens. This program aired on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Sharon Wylie
Address 2000 W 41 Street
City Baltimore
State MD
Zip 21211
Telephone Number 410-467-4545
Email Address swylie@wbff.sbgnet.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. During the third quarter, 2011, WBFF continued its commitment to childrens educational and informational needs both through broadcast and outreach efforts. The station continued to produce and air PSAs for local non-profit and governmental agencies including the Fit Families Foundation, CollegeBound Foundation, Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts of America, Baltimore City Task Force on Food Accessibility, Childrens Mental Health Matters Coalition, and Girl Scouts of Central Maryland...as well as national campaigns including Lets Move focusing on prevention of childhood obesity and promotion of fitness,USDA, Department of Energy conservation actions, American Dental Association and Partnership for Drug Free America. Additionally, WBFF airs daily community calendars that promote local events designed for children and families. Throughout third quarter, WBFF presented "Get Fresh Baltimore", a campaign addressing fresh food accessibility issues, resources and choices for children and their families to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. PSAs were produced promoting fresh food choices and availability at farmers markets, grocery stores, and schools. The Great Kids Farm was showcased. Here Baltimore City students received hands-on field experience focusing on food production and consumption from the farm to the family meal table. Additionally, a food literacy course was offered in elementary schools and children created Get Fresh posters which were reproduced for a mass transit and broadcast campaign promoting healthy food choices. Students become Get Fresh food ambassadors delivering healthy food messages to their peers. WBFF served as the media sponsor of the annual Scholars Luncheon for the CollegeBound Foundation, Baltimore Book Festival and the Maryland State Fair. Station management continues to serve on local non-profit boards with organizations serving youth and children including the Fit Families Foundation, South Baltimore Learning Center, and Mental Health Association of Maryland.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Green Scene Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10AM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program is a showcase for feature stories and drawings by students in the second through eighth grades using theatre, game shows, original songs, puppetry and more. Children are involved by writing, submitting and watching. The program shows that there is no limit to ones imagination and the possibilities are created by the individual. Childrens mysteries unravel as Detective McMystery. Journal entries become part of the adventure on Journal Journey. Reports on science, history, literature become lively brain games. Drawings and illustrations appear in the art gallery Beyond Words. The program encourages children to be enthusiastic about writing and reading; helps build a students foundation for writing, critical thinking and problem solving; promotes character development as the cast demonstrates cooperation and mutual respect. The program also provides educators with innovative and entertaining ways to enhance student learning. Green Screen Adventures focuses on the five Cs: creativity, curiosity, confidence, citizenship and compassion. This program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Libertys Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon - Fri 9:30AM (10/3/11-12/30/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. Ben Franklin hires an American teenaged boy, a young English lady and a French orphaned boy as reporters during the Revolution for his newspaper the Pennsylvania Gazette. Through these reporters and their travels to ordinary homes, battlefields from Virginia to Massachusetts and the royal courts of France and England, the viewer is exposed to the issues which prompted the colonies to seek freedom. Through the explanation of these issues by such historical figures as Jefferson and Paine, the viewer also learns the impact theses issues have on the lives of ordinary citizens. The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title ECO Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30AM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Eco team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company members or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. This program will air on the stations main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Jack Hannas Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12PM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Jack Hannas Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of Americas most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed as it takes you on a raucous ride, creating for viewers a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program will air on the stations main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8AM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 showcases how and why movies are made, including behind-the-scenes film making and special effect techniques in addition to introducing teens to career opportunities within the motion picture industry, television and home entertainment fields while focusing on the creative, technical, and artistic skills of the profession. The program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11AM & 11:30AM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. This animated series is based on the books by Richard Scary. The fictional city Busytown is an enchanting place thats abuzz with energy and life. Episodes are divided into multiple segments with different themes. The first and last segments involve the children in Busytown exploring their community. At the end of each segment the children have learned a little about their community and the world they live in. The middle segment shows children life in other cities featuring daily activities of adult characters in places such as Paris or Rome. Each episode includes two song segments in which the first, Imagine That, teaches various things like general science to how banks work. The second song segment that teaches safety is called Play it Safe. The aim of the series is to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play, teach pro-social behavior (such as generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others points of view, empathy, acceptance of others idiosyncrasies), help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community, help children develop skills on which academic learning depends such as attention, language, memory, active processing of a story and an interest in reading. The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30AM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program will, through dramatic reenactments, document ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interview the participants and talk to various experts who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. The program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Dino Squad
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12PM & 12:30PM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series follows five teenagers who are accidentally morphed into dinosaurs, which brings them together to find a way to stop the efforts of a mad scientist who is plotting to return the world to its prehistoric state. Each episode portrays these teens facing and finding solutions to problems that are relevant to contemporary viewers. Along the way, they struggle with interpersonal issues such how and why to work with people they do not really understand, the meaning and value of honesty, teamwork, perseverance, self-confidence, sharing credit, using each person's strengths while ignoring weaknesses, and getting along in difficult situations. They learn that positive behavior results in positive consequences. This series combines the fascination of dinosaurs with familiar issues that children have to face each day. This program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm and their Busytown buddies have fun-filled adventures while trying to find the answers to life's puzzles. Joined by Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo and other familiar faces, the friends travel Busytown in the Apple Car and the Pickle Car looking for new mysteries to solve. Examining the evidence, the pals put their detective skills to work to reunite a lost parrot with its owner, find out why residents of the town have fresh paint on their clothes, and hunt for a monster, among other things.Inspired by the works of author Richard Scary. The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Gina Ds Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7AM, 7:30AM, 8AM, 8:30AM, 9AM, 9:30AM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 84
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. In addition to puppets and animated characters, Gina D is surrounded by a group of whimsical characters which include Simon, Miss Muffin the Cook, Mr. Pockets and Pierre. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, the attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math readiness, and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not talking to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience. This program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.3
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7AM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 ambitious goal of this program is to produce a television experience with which teens could identify and from which teens would learn valuable life lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of our society. Where does food come from? Where do babies come from? How do animals relate to one another? How does ecology work? What is the relationship between life and death, humans and nature? This program will air on the stations main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild Ltd.
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30A(10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Wild, Ltd is a conservation series and in each episode the camera follows Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work...suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. She always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing, and why and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to teach children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. The program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9AM (10/1/11-12/31/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Designed to teach children about the marine ecosystem and to develop an understanding among children that they are key to preserving the ocean environment, Aqua Kids teaches youth about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population. The program teaches youth that they can teach their peers that they can preserve and protect the oceans. This program will air on the stations main digital channel.

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