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

FRN:
0006551824
File Number:
CPR-126913
Submit Date:
01/09/2012
Call Sign:
WMSN-TV
Facility ID:
10221
City:
MADISON
State:
WI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Madison
Web Home Page Address http://wwwfox47.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 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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday: 10/3-12/26/11, 730am
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 hosted by comedian, Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street, and asks them questions based on local and national curriculum. The subjects of questions range from geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs or maps to provide viewers with a deeper explanation of the answer. This program aired on the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 10/1-12/24/11, 730am
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. Real Life 101 presents people pursuing jobs and careers in a format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carefully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, 47.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 10/1-12/31/11, 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News features weekly educational segments such as "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show has been designed to meet the needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers' curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. This program aired on the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 10/1-12/24/11, 9am and 930am
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News features weekly educational segments such as "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers' curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, 47.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 10/1-12/31/11, 7am, 730am, 8am, 830am, 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 70
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 the camera, it attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their sel-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 aired on the station's third digital stream, 47.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 10/1-12/31/11, 930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of this program provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. Each episode includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned. This program aired on the station's third digital stream, 47.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday: 10/4-12/27/11, 730am
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 lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of 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 station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Beta Records TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 10/1-12/31/11, 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BETA RECORDS TV is a music centric show with a magazine format that has segments featuring major and industry artist interviews and unplugged performances in BETA's studios. Also featured are "Electro" Ross Blomgren's tutorials and how-to's, producer & music executive tips, internet heroes, The Vault, which has legendary artists, and discussions about music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture. Throughout this program viewers learn about the music business and the influence music has on our culture. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream 47.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 10/1-12/24/11, 8am and 830am
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 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 provides an opportunity for its young viewers to learn more about themselves and their lives, as well as develop their own convictions about each of the physical and moral issues through the subjects explored and discussed. In each episode, eight teens who have just finished an extreme adventure that brought them face-to-face with challenges that have lifelong implicatioons, share thoughts that are designed to shape their values that will guide young men and women throughout their lives. Issues discussed include: drugs, compromise, resolving conflict, teamwork, fear and self-control. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, 47.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild LTD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday: 10/6-12/29/11, 730am
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 LTD is a half hour conservation series, and in each episode the cameras follow 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. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at each location, the conservation listing and why/how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. This program aired on the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 10/1-12/31/11, 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program highlights challenging and rewarding careers of men and women from around the country in a fun and interesting way. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show tries to help kids answer the age old question; "What do I want to be when I grow up?" This program aired on the the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli Too
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday, 12/26-12/30/11, 430pm
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 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 is hosted by three siblings; twin girls, Ariel and Zoey, and their younger brother, Eli. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. This program aired on the station's secondary digital stream, 47.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday: 10/5-12/28/11, 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program aired on the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday: 10/7-12/30/11
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World features areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. This series combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program aired on the station's main digital stream 47.1.
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 Kerry Johnson
Address 7847 Big Sky Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip 53719
Telephone Number 608.833.0047
Email Address kbjohnson@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. WMSN addressed the needs of children through a variety of public service announcements such as; Discover The Forest, Go to College, Early Education, Stay In School, Adopt Shelter Pets, Texting and Driving, Pool Safety, Clean Hands, Care for the Environment, Prevent Underage Drinking, Inhalant Use, Boystown, Prevent Teen Pregnancy, Online Sexploitation, Play Music and Volunteering.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli Too
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday, 1/2-3/30/12, 430pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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 is hosted by three siblings; twin girls, Ariel and Zoey, and their younger brother, Eli. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream, 47.2.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 1/7-3/31/12, 930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Each episode of this program provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. Each episode includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned. This program will air on the station's third digital stream, 47.3.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild LTD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday: 1/5-3/29/12, 730am
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 LTD is a half hour conservation series, and in each episode the cameras follow 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. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at each location, the conservation listing and why/how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. This program will air on the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 1/7-3/31/12, 830am, 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Mustard Pancakes features the gifted Campbell, as her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The music-driven show celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters. The show's nurturing environment features a cast of colorful and adorable puppet characters who support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face. This program will air on the station's third digital stream, 47.3.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday: 1/6-3/30/12, 730am
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World features areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. This series combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program will air on the station's main digital stream 47.1.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday: 1/3-3/27/12, 730am
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 ambitious goal of this program is to produce a television experience with which teens could identify and from which teens would learn valuable lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of 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 station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 1/7-3/31/12, 7am
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. Teen Kids News features weekly educational segments such as "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The show presents the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewers' curiosity, develops their learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to their academic and educational experience. This program will air on the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 1/7-3/31/12, 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program highlights challenging and rewarding careers of men and women from around the country in a fun and interesting way. The show features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show tries to help kids answer the age old question; "What do I want to be when I grow up?" This program will air on the the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Beta Records TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 1/7-3/31/12, 7am
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. BETA RECORDS TV is music centric show with a magazine format that has segments featuring major and industry artist interviews and unplugged performances in BETA's studios. Also featured are "Electro" Ross Blomgren's tutorials and how-to's, producer & music executive tips, internet heroes, The Vault, which has legendary artists, and discussions about music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture. Throughout this program viewers learn about the music business and the influence music has on our culture. This program will air on the station's secondary digital stream 47.2.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday: 1/2-3/26/12, 730am
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 hosted by comedian, Eric Schwartz, who randomly interviews people on the street, and asks them questions based on local and national curriculum. The subjects of questions range from geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs or maps to provide viewers with a deeper explanation of the answer. This program will air on the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday: 1/4-3/28/12, 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program will air on the station's main digital stream, 47.1.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday: 1/7-3/31/12, 7am, 730am, 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 the camera, it attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their sel-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 station's third digital stream, 47.3.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

WMSN Licensee, LLC


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