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

FRN:
0015021157
File Number:
CPR-146550
Submit Date:
10/21/2013
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:
10/21/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (7/6/13-9/7/13) and (9/21/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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 level performer 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)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7:30am (7/1/13-9/2/13)and Sunday 10am (9/15/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides an inside look at the world of car racing. It features NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers who share their experiences, advice and stories providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs the viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career and also the importance of philanthropy and helping 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 (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am and 7:30am (7/6/13-9/28/13) and Sundays 7am and 7:30am (7/7/13-9/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (9/22/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. (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 (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Workforce
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am (7/6/13-9/28/13)
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 emphasizes the importance of proper education for any career and summarizes what education, training and experiences is required to earn the appropriate certifications and/or licenses required to pursue a particular career. The program also features two possible career paths offering teenagers an opportunity to get some on-the-job-training taking on actual jobs such as zookeeper, city mayor, crane operator, web designer, veterinarian, jeweler, etc. all the while continuing to stress the importance of the proper education for the career. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Now Eat This with Rocco DiSpirito
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (7/6/13-9/14/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chef Rocco DiSpirito challenges families and individuals to adopt a healthier lifestyle by making over their diets. In order to achieve the goal he shows the participants how to eat what they love by cutting out things like processed ingredients, bad fats and empty calories. By arming his guests with new recipes, ingredients and cooking skills Rocco shows them how to maximize the value and flavor of their favorite meals and have a healthier diet. (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 (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (7/6/13-9/28/13)
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 in the wild. It provides knowledge of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (7/7/13-9/29/13)
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)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Kids Cooking for Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am (7/7/13-9/29/13)
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. Twin brothers, Mike and Will share their love for eating and cooking with the viewers. Not only do the brothers share recipes which are easy for the viewer to make but also encourage the viewers creativity. Though going out to eat can be fun, eating at home is healthier, less expensive and encourages the family to spend quality time together as they share a meal and conversation. Besides cooking the program also emphasizes good nutrition, exercise, kitchen safety and good hygiene. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (7/6/13-9/28/13)
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 young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life all combine to help her/him stand against those influences which could hurt him/her or 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 20) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (7/6/13-9/28/13)
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 explores the whys and hows that shaped a particular city or destination into the modern destination it is today. As the program delves into the people and past of the destination, the viewer has a new outlook on the location and is inspired to go there someday. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (9/22/13-9/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to the viewers the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Also, each episode features a "Did you know?" segment, that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards. (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 20) Response
Program Title Cookin' with Cutty
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8am (7/7/13-9/29/13)
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. This program uses the Hawaiian Islands as backdrop to encourage the viewer to follow a healthy lifestyle. The high-energy segments focus on the benefits of eating well, exercising and being tobacco-free. The mission of the program is to encourage good health, nutrition and fitness habits among children around the world and give them the skills to carry these good habits into adulthood. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 4pm (9/21/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as, world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" (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 (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7am (9/15/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 teens and used peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. (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 (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am (7/7/13-9/29/13)
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)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Family Style
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (9/21/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I series that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips, and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well-informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition, and health. (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 (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (7/6/13-9/7/13))
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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 (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunnters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7am (7/7/13-9/8/13) and Saturday 7am (9/14/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, this series encourages the viewer to question the world around him/her. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena. (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 (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (7/6/13-9/28/13)
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 ventriloquist 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)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Swap
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 8am (9/14/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
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 about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" participants and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while being exposed and appreciating someone else's way of life. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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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. We air PSA's covering issues important to children, including, but not limited to, the dangers of texting while driving, drug prevention and the importance of education.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am (10/6/13-12/29/13)
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 will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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. Jarod Miller brings viewers up close with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. The mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to the viewers the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Also, each episode features a "Did you know?" segment, that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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 hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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 features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life all combine to help her/him stand against those influences which could hurt him/her or others. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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 explores the whys and hows that shaped a particular city or destination into the modern destination it is today. As the program delves into the people and past of the destination, the viewer has a new outlook on the location and is inspired to go there someday. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Cookin' with Cutty
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8am (10/6/13-12/29/13)
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. This program uses the Hawaiian Islands as backdrop to encourage the viewer to follow a healthy lifestyle. The high-energy segments focus on the benefits of eating well, exercising and being tobacco-free. The mission of the program is to encourage good health, nutrition and fitness habits among children around the world and give them the skills to carry these good habits into adulthood. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am and 7:30am (10/5-13-12/28/13) and Sundays 7am and 7:30am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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 will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Workforce
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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 emphasizes the importance of proper education for any career and summarizes what education, training and experiences is required to earn the appropriate certifications and/or licenses required to pursue a particular career. The program also features two possible career paths offering teenagers an opportunity to get some on-the-job-training taking on actual jobs such as zookeeper, city mayor, crane operator, web designer, veterinarian, jeweler, etc. all the while continuing to stress the importance of the proper education for the career. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Family Style
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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. Family Style with Chef Jeff is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I series that teaches viewers how making the right choices in the kitchen can lead to life-changing experiences for the entire family. Each episode features interesting and valuable health and nutrition information as viewers also learn how to cook healthier versions of some of our favorite dishes. Family Style uses unique structural components to help young viewers retain and reflect on important and current health-related information. The series also features nutrition quizzes, health tips, and Chef Jeff's own positive reinforcement. The goal of the series is to help young viewers make well-informed choices about their eating habits, nutrition, and health. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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 ventriloquist 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 will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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 level performer 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 will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Kids Cooking for Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am (10/6/13-12/29/13)
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. Twin brothers, Mike and Will share their love for eating and cooking with the viewers. Not only do the brothers share recipes which are easy for the viewer to make but also encourage the viewers creativity. Though going out to eat can be fun, eating at home is healthier, less expensive and encourages the family to spend quality time together as they share a meal and conversation. Besides cooking the program also emphasizes good nutrition, exercise, kitchen safety and good hygiene. (This program will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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 hosted by teens and used peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. (This program will air on the main digital stream)
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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 guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as, world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and 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 main digital stream)
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (10/6/13-12/29/13)
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 will air on the secondary digital stream)
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Safari
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
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 in the wild. It provides knowledge of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream)

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