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

FRN:
0015021157
File Number:
CPR-138015
Submit Date:
01/10/2013
Call Sign:
WRSP-TV
Facility ID:
62009
City:
SPRINGFIELD
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Champaign-Spgfld-Decatur
Web Home Page Address www.foxillinois.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 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: 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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30a (10/7/12-12/30/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program revolves around everyday lives of teenagers focusing in on teen activities. It is designed to entertain its core audience while informing and educating them about issues that arise at school and at home. Some of the issues covered are social and emotional challenges, forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships as well as ethical and moral choices. The program's objective is to demonstrate models of behavior for teens allowing them to consider choices they may face and to witness potential outcomes of those choices and to gain positive tools to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30a (10/6/12-12/29/12)
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 explores the fascinating world of wildlife and discovers what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. It provides knowledge of global ecology, wildlife bilogy and species conservation and preservation. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7a and 7:30a (10/6/12-12/29/12)
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired.(This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7a and 7:30a (10/7/12-12/30/12)
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired.(This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830a (10/6/12 - 12/29/12)
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 designed to help youth make winning choices in their lives in order to grow to be productive citizens. This series is based on role models who are making pro-social life choices. Emphasis on being honest, loyal, hard working toward productive goals, and treating others as they would like to be treated, are values emphasized by the positive role models in The Real Winning Edge. The Real Winning Edge will go a long way in helping youth to develop character, being the best they can be by seeing their peers and the celebrities whom they admire, who themselves have the character to make winning choices. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8a (10/6/12-12/29/12)
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Featuring vetriloquist Taylor Mason 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 secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Kids Cooking for Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30a (10/7/12-12/30/12)
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. Kids Cooking for Kids focuses on the importance of proper nutrition and developing good habits for a healthy living. The series allows children to explore the world of good food and healthy eating. The series also educates and informs youngsters about exercise, safety, and good hygiene. Each episode highlights a recipe for making healthy dish using wholesome ingredients, offering practical alternatives to junk food. The weekly series also promotes children's creative skills and physical wellbeing. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Now Eat This With Rocco DiSpirito
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 730am (10/6/12 - 12/29/12)
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. Now Eat This! With Rocco Dispirito is a different version of a cooking show-different in that the emphasis is on families and changing a family's behavior and cooking culture with the goal of making the family's kids healthier. The data on nutrition, including fat, carbohydrates, and calories, are presented hand drawn on an old-school slate and blackboard-a original and less intimidating way to present facts to an audience. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9a (10/7/12-12/30/12)
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 is designed to convey important information about personal finance, health, nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision-making all necessary life skills, in a fun and entertaining way. Through sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews, the Mad About team teaches and inspires teens to make quality life decisions. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 730am (10/1/12 - 12/31/12)
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. 3 Wide Life provides viewers with an inside look at challenges met and lessons learned while competing in otor sports. 3WL looks at current NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers who share their experiences, advice and stories, educating teens and providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Lessons taught are how to overcome adversity, the importance of teamwork, the technical aspects of racing, spotlights devolving drivers, how racing began, the business of racing, information on racing as a career, as well as team and sponsorship philanthropies and how the racing community helps out to improved the lives of others. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (10/6/12 - 12/29/12)
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. Life science, biological science, beautiful photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom.(This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunter
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7a (10/7/12 - 12/30/12)
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. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytic thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Though both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Cookin' WIth Cutty
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8a (10/7/12-12/30/12)
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cookin' With Cutty focuses on the importance of proper nutrition and developing good habits for a healthy living. The series allows children to explore the world of good food and healthy eating. The series also educates and informs youngsters about exercise, safety, and good hygiene. Each episode highlights a recipe for making healthy dish using wholesome ingredients, offering practical alternatives to junk food. The weekly series also promotes children's creative skills and physical wellbeing. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9a (10/6/12-12/29/12)
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 Travel Thru History series entices young adults to learn more about American History. The episodes foucs on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. History is presented as a story of people one would like to have met, not facts and figures, this moving the thoughtful student out of the classroom and into the world. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8a (10/6/12 - 12/29/12)
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 shows the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become a top leel perofrmer in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize their goals in both life and the playing field are attainable with hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The program also provides in-depth, stories which reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Through these stories the viewer learns that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Workforce
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30a (10/6/12-12/29/12)
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. Each episode of WORKFORCE presents two possible career paths offering teenagers a chance to get some on-the-job-training in actual workplaces. The series demonstrates that an appropriate education is necessary to pursue almost any career summarizing what education, training and experience is required to earn the appropriate certifications and/or licenses required to pursue that particular career. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Chrissy Bradley
Address 3003 Old Rochester Road
City Springfield
State IL
Zip 62703
Telephone Number 217-523-8855
Email Address cdbradley@sbgtv.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 (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8a (1/5/13-3/30/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Featuring vetriloquist Taylor Mason 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 secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Now Eat This With Rocco DiSpirito
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 730am (1/5/13 - 3/30/13)
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. Now Eat This! With Rocco Dispirito is a different version of a cooking show-different in that the emphasis is on families and changing a family's behavior and cooking culture with the goal of making the family's kids healthier. The data on nutrition, including fat, carbohydrates, and calories, are presented hand drawn on an old-school slate and blackboard-a original and less intimidating way to present facts to an audience. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Kids Cooking for Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30a (1/6/13-3/31/13)
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. Kids Cooking for Kids focuses on the importance of proper nutrition and developing good habits for a healthy living. The series allows children to explore the world of good food and healthy eating. The series also educates and informs youngsters about exercise, safety, and good hygiene. Each episode highlights a recipe for making healthy dish using wholesome ingredients, offering practical alternatives to junk food. The weekly series also promotes children's creative skills and physical wellbeing. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunter
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7a (1/6/13 - 3/31/13)
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. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytic thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Though both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7a and 7:30a (1/6/13-3/31/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Cookin' With Cutty
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8a (1/6/13-3/31/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cookin' With Cutty focuses on the importance of proper nutrition and developing good habits for a healthy living. The series allows children to explore the world of good food and healthy eating. The series also educates and informs youngsters about exercise, safety, and good hygiene. Each episode highlights a recipe for making healthy dish using wholesome ingredients, offering practical alternatives to junk food. The weekly series also promotes children's creative skills and physical wellbeing. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 730am (1/7/13 - 3/25/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. 3 Wide Life provides viewers with an inside look at challenges met and lessons learned while competing in motor sports. 3WL looks at current NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers who share their experiences, advice and stories, educating teens and providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Lessons taught are how to overcome adversity, the importance of teamwork, the technical aspects of racing, spotlights devolving drivers, how racing began, the business of racing, information on racing as a career, as well as team and sponsorship philanthropies and how the racing community helps out to improved the lives of others. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7a and 7:30a (1/5/13-3/30/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: story theatre, brain games, pupil's court, food folks puppets, detective mcmystery and journal journey. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30a (1/5/13-3/30/13)
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 explores the fascinating world of wildlife and discovers what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. It provides knowledge of global ecology, wildlife bilogy and species conservation and preservation. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30a (1/6/13-3/31/13)
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 program revolves around everyday lives of teenagers focusing in on teen activities. It is designed to entertain its core audience while informing and educating them about issues that arise at school and at home. Some of the issues covered are social and emotional challenges, forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships as well as ethical and moral choices. The program's objective is to demonstrate models of behavior for teens allowing them to consider choices they may face and to witness potential outcomes of those choices and to gain positive tools to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9a (1/5/13-3/30/13)
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 Travel Thru History series entices young adults to learn more about American History. The episodes foucs on American cities and vacation destinations that have more than natural beauty and theme parks to offer. History is presented as a story of people one would like to have met, not facts and figures, this moving the thoughtful student out of the classroom and into the world. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Workforce
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30a (1/5/13-3/30/13)
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. Each episode of WORKFORCE presents two possible career paths offering teenagers a chance to get some on-the-job-training in actual workplaces. The series demonstrates that an appropriate education is necessary to pursue almost any career summarizing what education, training and experience is required to earn the appropriate certifications and/or licenses required to pursue that particular career. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830a (1/5/13 - 3/30/13)
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 designed to help youth make winning choices in their lives in order to grow to be productive citizens. This series is based on role models who are making pro-social life choices. Emphasis on being honest, loyal, hard working toward productive goals, and treating others as they would like to be treated, are values emphasized by the positive role models in The Real Winning Edge. The Real Winning Edge will go a long way in helping youth to develop character, being the best they can be by seeing their peers and the celebrities whom they admire, who themselves have the character to make winning choices. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8a (1/5/13 - 3/30/13)
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 shows the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become a top leel perofrmer in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize their goals in both life and the playing field are attainable with hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The program also provides in-depth, stories which reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Through these stories the viewer learns that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (1/5/13 - 3/30/13)
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. Life science, biological science, beautiful photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9a (1/6/13-3/31/13)
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 is designed to convey important information about personal finance, health, nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision-making all necessary life skills, in a fun and entertaining way. Through sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews, the Mad About team teaches and inspires teens to make quality life decisions. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream, Me-TV, Channel 55.2)

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