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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-129497
Submit Date:
04/09/2012
Call Sign:
WJBF
Facility ID:
27140
City:
AUGUSTA
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2012

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 Augusta
Web Home Page Address www.wjbf.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: 5.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:30-10:00 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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Mad About (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 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. "Mad About" uses a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation and viewer-generated video and conveys important messages about life skills such as personal finance, health and nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 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. "Ocean Mysteries" 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. Program shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 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. Host Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in "Food for Thought." Program 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 13-16-year-old viewers by showing 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, or 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. - Note: "Food for Thought with Claire Thomas" was interrupted for two minutes on 1/28/12 for breaking news (manhunt for double-murder suspect).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. 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 gives 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 in "Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown."
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Mad About (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 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. "Mad About" uses a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation and viewer-generated video and conveys important messages about life skills such as personal finance, health and nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Born to Explore (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 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. 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. "Born to Explore" is engaging for the whole family. Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures and 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 travels the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00 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. Host Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in "Food for Thought." Program 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 13-16-year-old viewers by showing 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, or 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:30-8:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Awesome Adventures" is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun. - Note: "Awesome Adventures" did not air on 1/21/12 due to station technical difficulties. Program made good on 2/18/12, 12:30-1:00PM.
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 Awesome Adventures (Channel 6.1)
List date and time rescheduled February 18, 2012, 12:30-1:00 PM ET
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # January 21, 2012
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:00-7:30 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. "Wild About Animals" educates and informs children by bringing them the most entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of at least four stories designed to teach children about exotic and unique animals from the wild, as well as to educate them further about animals they see every day.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00-8:30 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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Culture Click (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM - 12 Noon 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. "Culture Click" 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-year-olds 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 worth 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." - "Culture Click" was interrupted for three minutes on 1/28/12 for breaking news (manhunt for double-murder suspect).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
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 Mary Jones
Address 1336 Augusta West Parkway
City Augusta
State GA
Zip 30909
Telephone Number (706) 722-6664
Email Address mjones@wjbf.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. WJBF's on-air talent attends various elementary, middle and high school career and safety fairs throughout the year. Students are also given the opportunity to meet and talk with WJBF Meteorologists during field trips to the station. - During the quarter the WJBF Children First campaign included 5 different Parenting Tip Public Service Announcements: (1) "Show your children how much you care";(2) "Spend quality time with your children"; (3) "Help your children to have confidence"; (4) "Is your child too busy?"; and (5) "How to handle bullying." The Children First activity for the quarter was the Easter Egg Scramble. The event provided a fun-filled day for hundreds of children in the Augusta area and featured inflatables, crafts, and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. - After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages 12 and under. - The Station did not broadcast an analog signal during this quarter. The licensee's response to Question 7(b), therefore, assumes that the Station's current main program stream serves as the equivalent to the Station's former analog channel.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Mad About (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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. "Mad About" uses a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation and viewer-generated video and conveys important messages about life skills such as personal finance, health and nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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. "Awesome Adventures" is designed to educate, inform and entertain children 16 and under about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The shows are not designed to be preachy or overly pedantic, but rather, the goal is to make the learning fun.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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. "Sea Rescue" features the rescue, rehabilitation, in many instances, the release back into the wild of ocean wildlife, demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescsue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit. rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Mad About (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Mad About" uses a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation and viewer-generated video and conveys important messages about life skills such as personal finance, health and nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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. "Ocean Mysteries" 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. Program shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought with Claire Thomas (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30 AM - 12 Noon 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. Host Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in "Food for Thought." Program 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 13-16-year-old viewers by showing 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, or 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.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. 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 gives 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 in "Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown."
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Wild About Animals" educates and informs children by bringing them the most entertaining and interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals. Each episode consists of at least four stories designed to teach children about exotic and unique animals from the wild, as well as to educate them further about animals they see every day.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/8:00-8:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Born to Explore (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/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. 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. "Born to Explore" is engaging for the whole family. Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures and 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 travels the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Everyday Health (Channel 6.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:00-11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Host Claire Thomas opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in "Food for Thought." Program 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 13-16-year-old viewers by showing 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, or 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.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (Multicast)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:00-8:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Green Screen Adventures" sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.

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