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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0014585467
File Number:
CPR-168177
Submit Date:
04/10/2015
Call Sign:
WMC-TV
Facility ID:
19184
City:
MEMPHIS
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2015

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Memphis
Web Home Page Address www.wmctv.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 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge; Channel 5.2 (Digital - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, 1/4-3/29/15, 9:30 am
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 Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges.
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 Safari Tracks; Channel 5.2 (Digital - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari Tracks is an exciting, entertaining, FCC and advertiser friendly series of half-hour programs focused entirely on African wildlife. Each show explores the magnificent and mysterious world of Africa's animals, all in their natural habitat. Led by "Ushaka", the show's young South African host, "Safari Tracks" takes the viewer to the brushlands of the savanna, the great Okavango, the remote beaches of Madagascar, and the greatest game reserves in Africa -- all with the goal of entertaining and educating young viewers.
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 Future Phenoms; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Future Phenoms provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States.
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 Live Life and Win; Channel 5.2 (Digital - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Live Life and Win is a series of inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition.
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 Ocean Mysteries; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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.
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 The Chica Show; Channel 5.1 (Digital - WMC-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, 1/4-3/29/15, 10:30 am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Chica Show features a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy-eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure--a fantasy transformation to animation-- where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socioemotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Better Planet TV; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
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 Culture Click; Channel 5.2 (Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series explores the genesis and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each week with a list of what's trending on the web that week, which serves as a jumping-off point for a deep-dive into the culture that shapes us. The web is just the starting point for Nzinga in her quest for knowledge. Culture Click is a highly interactive journey that evokes curiosity about our world.
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 Live Life and Win; Channel 5.2 (Digital - Bounce TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, 1/4-3/29/15, 9:00 am
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. Live Life and Win is a series of inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition.
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 Astroblast; Channel 5.1 (WMC Primary)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, 1/4-3/29/15, 10:00 am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast! based on the book series "Astroblast!" by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. The station is populated by five animal characters and one three-eyed octopus of unknown derivation. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament of some sort needing a solution. While these predicaments take place on a space station populated by animal characters and aliens from different galaxies, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to: keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up a space when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
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 Poppy Cat; Channel 5.1 (Digital - WMC-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15, 11:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppy Cat based on a book series by Lara Jones, models the use of imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking in viewers. Each episode features the narrator Lara, reading a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat (who is also named Poppy). She weaves an exciting tale following her imagination, which leads her to distant lands reached by boat, plane, hot air balloon or train. Each story features Poppy Cat as the leader of a group of animal friends, including the resident bully Egbert the badger, and other occasionally recurring characters. A prevailing message emerges within each episode to be nice to your friends and always work together. There remains an overarching implicit message within every episode as well: think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling- for these activities always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
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 Poppy Cat; Channel 5.1 (Digital - WMC-TV)
List date and time rescheduled 1/31 @ 9:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 1/31 #EPCT205DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle (Digital - WMC-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15, 11:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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. All aboard the Noodle and Doodle Bus! Craft, cook, and play with Sean, Noodle, and Doodle! Have fun learning to cook new and exciting recipes! Then, using recycled materials from the recipe, make fun and exciting crafts for you and your child. Join Doggity and friends as they cook up another special treat!
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 Noodle & Doodle (Digital - WMC-TV)
List date and time rescheduled 1/31 @ 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 1/31 #ENAD122DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (Digital - WMC-TV)
List date and time rescheduled 1/17 @ 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 1/17 #ENAD121DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (Digital - WMC-TV)
List date and time rescheduled 2/21 @ 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/21 #ENAD126DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (Digital - WMC-TV)
List date and time rescheduled 2/28 @ 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/28 #ENAD101DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (Digital - WMC-TV)
List date and time rescheduled 1/10 @ 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 1/10 #ENAD120DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle (Digital - WMC-TV)
List date and time rescheduled 2/7 @ 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 2/7 #ENAD123DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas; Channel 5.2 (Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. With an entertaining narrative, the series combines focused examinations of certain topics such as "Animal Appetites" (which explores the various diets of animals along with information about how animals catch and eat their food, how diets determine their lifestyle, etc.), "Animal Antics", (a hilarious look at the crazy physical antics and talents of certain species), "Animal Babies" (an intimate look at babies of various species, how they are born, how they are raised and the difficulties and delights of growing up), along with shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal takes the viewer into that animal's world as we see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habits, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
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 Future Phenoms; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Future Phenoms provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Make Television; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Make Television is the do-it-yourself series for a new generation! It celebrates "Makers" -the inventors, artists, geeks, and just plain everyday folks who mix new and old technologies to create newfangled marvels.
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 On the Spot; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15 @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On The Spot is a series that draws engaging content from the broadly define subject areas of science, history, art, technology, geography, math, history, language, music, and sports. Culture, both American and global, is also tapped for rich visual content. The pace is fast, the content interesting and unusual, and the visuals are what is expected from television: animations, HD photography, and a mix of world-sized and microscopic points of view. Very important for entertainment and information-and often overlooked-is the practice in On The Spot of citing sources for information. This not only gives the 21st century viewer a handle to check facts on a phone, it also makes the statement that citing sources is important. Because the series pulls in startling and odd facts and information, this is crucial. The episodes grab the viewer with challenges both informal and formal (timed challenges). Writer Peter McDonnell pulls from an astonishingly wide range of content and consumes a huge number of informative bites in each episode. The warmly ironic narration of Pete Sepenuk, credited for voice-er, is a perfect foil for the fast moving visuals. Together, it all creates a satisfyingly informs and entertains the viewer.
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 Lazytown; Channel 5.1 (Digital - WMC-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15, 10:30 am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra-athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
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 Tree Fu Tom; Channel 5.1 (WMC Primary)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 1/3-3/28/15, 10:00 am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TREE FU TOM is a live action/animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area and has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind him home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socioemotional content, with examples that model: being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish or relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal.
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 Terry L. Kubicki
Address 1960 Union Avenue
City Memphis
State TN
Zip 38104
Telephone Number 901.726.0501
Email Address tkubicki@wmctv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title The Chica Show; Channel 5.1 (Digital - WMC-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, 4/1-6/30/15, 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Chica Show features a five-year-old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy-eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure--a fantasy transformation to animation-- where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socioemotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Culture Click; Channel 5.2 (Bounce)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15, 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series explores the genesis and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each week with a list of what's trending on the web that week, which serves as a jumping-off point for a deep-dive into the culture that shapes us. The web is just the starting point for Nzinga in her quest for knowledge. Culture Click is a highly interactive journey that evokes curiosity about our world.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Better Planet; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15 @ 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Better Planet explores the importance of learning about our environment and ways to improve the quality of life for everyone in the world.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Astroblast; Channel 5.1 (WMC Primary)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, 4/1-6/30/15, 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast! based on the book series "Astroblast!" by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. The station is populated by five animal characters and one three-eyed octopus of unknown derivation. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament of some sort needing a solution. While these predicaments take place on a space station populated by animal characters and aliens from different galaxies, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to: keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up a space when you've made a mess, rebound from a failure or embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win; Channel 5.2 (Bounce)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, 4/1-6/30/15, 9:00 am
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. Live Life and Win is a series of inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge; Channel 5.2 (Bounce)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, 4/1-6/30/15, 9:30 am
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 Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title On The Spot; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15 @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On The Spot is a series that draws engaging content from the broadly define subject areas of science, history, art, technology, geography, math, history, language, music, and sports. Culture, both American and global, is also tapped for rich visual content. The pace is fast, the content interesting and unusual, and the visuals are what is expected from television: animations, HD photography, and a mix of world-sized and microscopic points of view. Very important for entertainment and information-and often overlooked-is the practice in On The Spot of citing sources for information. This not only gives the 21st century viewer a handle to check facts on a phone, it also makes the statement that citing sources is important. Because the series pulls in startling and odd facts and information, this is crucial. The episodes grab the viewer with challenges both informal and formal (timed challenges). Writer Peter McDonnell pulls from an astonishingly wide range of content and consumes a huge number of informative bites in each episode. The warmly ironic narration of Pete Sepenuk, credited for voice-over, is a perfect foil for the fast moving visuals. Together, it all creates a program that satisfyingly informs and entertains the viewer.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat; Channel 5.1 (Digital - WMC-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15, 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppy Cat based on a book series by Lara Jones, models the use of imagination and storytelling to encourage creative thinking in viewers. Each episode features the narrator Lara, reading a story about Poppy Cat, to her own cat (who is also named Poppy). She weaves an exciting tale following her imagination, which leads her to distant lands reached by boat, plane, hot air balloon or train. Each story features Poppy Cat as the leader of a group of animal friends, including the resident bully Egbert the badger, and other occasionally recurring characters. A prevailing message emerges within each episode to be nice to your friends and always work together. There remains an overarching implicit message within every episode as well: think creatively and exercise your mind through reading and storytelling- for these activities always lead to enjoyment and adventure.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15 @ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Future Phenoms provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Lazytown; Channel 5.1 (Digital - WMC-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15, 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra-athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Make Television; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15 @ 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Make Television is the do-it-yourself series for a new generation! It celebrates "Makers" -the inventors, artists, geeks, and just plain everyday folks who mix new and old technology to create new-fangled marvels.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas; Channel 5.2 (Bounce)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15, 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas is an entertaining and educational half-hour program that explores the world of animal wildlife, promoting a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. With an entertaining narrative, the series combines focused examinations of certain topics such as "Animal Appetites" (which explores the various diets of animals along with information about how animals catch and eat their food, how diets determine their lifestyle, etc.), "Animal Antics", (a hilarious look at the crazy physical antics and talents of certain species), "Animal Babies" (an intimate look at babies of various species, how they are born, how they are raised and the difficulties and delights of growing up), along with shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal takes the viewer into that animal's world as we see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival. Animal Atlas also promotes responsibility toward wildlife issues by educating the viewer about endangered species and wildlife habits, as well as informing viewers how to support wildlife conservation.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15 @ 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Future Phenoms provides in-depth feature stories about the top prep athletes in the United States.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom (Digital - WMC-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15, 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TREE FU TOM is a live action/animated series about a little boy who lives in a rural area and has a rich fantasy life in the woods behind him home. Tom uses specific movements to summon up magic powers that permit him to morph into an animated hero and fly around in Treetopolis, the fantasy version of woods. While in Treetopolis, Tom and his friends, Ariella, Twigs, Squirmturn and Zigzoo will invariably run into a problem or disaster that needs fixing. Tom calls upon the audience to practice original dance moves that will bring him "Big World" magic so he and his friends can resolve their challenge of the day. Educational messages reinforce positive socioemotional content, with examples that model: being loyal to good friends, knowing how to ask for help, doing the right thing instead of what is convenient, making the effort to share rather than being selfish or relying on teamwork in order to accomplish a goal.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna; Channel 5.1 (Digital - WMC-TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15, 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna is a Brazilian animated series specifically aimed at teaching 2-5 year old children how to ask questions about nature and science. The show encourages curiosity, research, and critical thinking. Each episode is focused on a particular creature, object, or phenomenon that would be of interest to the target audience.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks; Channel 5.2 (Bounce)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15, 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari Tracks is an exciting, entertaining, FCC and advertiser friendly series of half-hour programs focused entirely on African wildlife. Each show explores the magnificent and mysterious world of Africa's animals, all in their natural habitat. Led by "Ushaka", the show's young South African host, "Safari Tracks" takes the viewer to the brushlands of the savanna, the great Okavango, the remote beaches of Madagascar, and the greatest game reserves in Africa -- all with the goal of entertaining and educating young viewers.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win; Channel 5.2 (Bounce)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15, 9:30 am
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. Live Life and Win is a series of inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community; considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries; Channel 5.3 (Grit TV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat, 4/1-6/30/15 @ 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 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.

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