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

FRN:
0004676755
File Number:
CPR-118830
Submit Date:
04/06/2011
Call Sign:
WLOS
Facility ID:
56537
City:
ASHEVILLE
State:
NC
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/06/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First 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 ABC
Nielsen DMA Greenville-Spart-Ashvlle-Ands
Web Home Page Address www.wlos.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: 4.0
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title That's So Raven
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am-10:30am ET, 10:30am-11am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Raven is a teen who is clairvoyant. Because of her special gift, Raven, a normally happy and resourceful girl, sometimes wonders if she is a freak. She has loving & supportive parents who both work outside of the home, which often makes her responsible for her younger brother after school causing the issue of typical sibling rivalry to arise. Raven also has two very close friends, Chelsea and Eddie. Everyone close to Raven knows about her clairvoyant abilities which sometimes gets her in trouble. The episodes focus on how Raven deals with growing up, being clairvoyant and deals with issues such as sibling rivalry, loyalty, self-acceptance, dealing with authority both from parents and at school, honesty, jealousy, the consequences of lying and/or cheating. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Noonbory and the Super 7
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Tuesday 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Noonbory and the Super 7!" uses fantasy and fun to promote school readiness in two essential ways. First, the series provides young viewers with an enticing model for ethical actions and effective coexistence. On an episode by episode basis, the Borys highlight instances in which helping, cooperation, and leadership lead to success; and other instances in which taking an untoward risk or telling a lie lead to problems and complications. By being given a delightful bird's-eye view of the community in which the Borys live, little kids gain new information and understanding about their own environment -- seeing how the Borys effectively function as citizens, and learning to do the same. The series also aids in school readiness in a second significant way. "Noonbory and the Super 7!" gives children an opportunity to discover and practice those primary discovery and "learning to learn" understandings and skills which form the groundwork of much further knowledge acquisition. Along with Noonbory, Lunabory, Jetybory, Pongdybory, Cozybory, Totobory, and Lukybory, children learn to ask appropriate questions, and engage in fact-finding, logical reasoning, analysis, and evaluation. "Noonbory and the Super 7's!" learning goals are especially vital in view of the series' target age demographic. During the preschool years, children are undergoing an important developmental shift. They are gradually evolving from being what Piaget termed "preoperational," and largely self-centered and insular; to becoming more fully functional "concrete operational" children who are able to productively interact with others in their environment. Kids are also going from perceiving only what is clearly visible and concrete to learning to effectively gather facts and solve more complex problems. "Noonbory and the Super 7!" facilitates this natural transition from insular to other directed and from concrete to thoughtful -- thereby easing kids' entry into school and the broader society. This program originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Noonbory and the Super 7
List date and time rescheduled 3/14/2011 7:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-03-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title The Replacements
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Riley and Todd, siblings who were raised in an orphanage after the death of their parents, long to be adopted. They find a comic book advertisement for "Replacement" parents for a $1.98 fee and decide to send the money. They acquire an unorthodox pair of Replacement parents, Dick Daring, a former daredevil stuntman, and Agent K., a British super-spy. Neither seems to know much about parenting, although their intentions are good. Their attempts to forge a family and adjust to a new school are both touching and comedic. Stories revolve around issues such as cooperating with household/family rules, taking responsibility, fairness, building self-esteem, and trust. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mad About is the program that helps you learn about earning, saving, spending and sharing your money. And we do all this while making you laugh! Mad About combines improv sketch comedy along with great information about your money: * The difference between cash and credit * The importance of forming a savings habit * The different levels of risk in investing This program originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show guides young people to potential career paths. This program best illustrates our commitment to family in this example of take your kids to work for a day. 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 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 originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title The Suite Life of Zach and Cody
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am-12pm ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 11 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes place in a luxury hotel in Boston, where twelve-year-old identical twins Zack and Cody live with their divorced mom. One of the twins is polite and shy and excels in academics, while the other, an athlete, extrovert, barely scrapes by in school, due to disinterest and lack of effort, and instead often instigates wacky plans for outwitting hotel authorities, caregivers, and their mother. Series episodes explore sibling rivalry, conflicts with parents, divorce, household and hotel rules, family income limitations, responsibility, self-esteem, and peer pressure. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Suite Life of Zach and Cody
List date and time rescheduled 1/9/2011 2:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title The Emperor's New School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kuzco, heir to the throne of a mythical Andean country, must graduate from Kuzco Academy before he can become the official Emperor of his land. During this process, he faces the intellectual, physical and social challenges that all teens face. In many episodes Kuzco must thwart attempts by his enemies to stop him from doing well in school. Kuzco struggles to complete his assignments and stay on track to graduate. Kuzco must remain steadfast, study hard, learn from his mistakes, relate to his citizens at all levels of society in order to ascend the throne. His loyal friend, Malina, helps Kuzco stay out of trouble and achieve his goals. Series episodes explore relevant messages, such as, coping with peer pressure, respecting authority, taking responsibility, adhering to foster family and school rules, honesty, acceptance of differences, building self-esteem and trust. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title The Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Examples of the kinds of stories The Young Icons will tell include that of Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry; track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA; Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country; and sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. This program originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Hannah Montana
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am-11:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Thirteen-year-old Mylie Stewart, recently moved from Tennessee to Malibu, CA, leads a double life. By day she attends public high school, along with her older brother Jackson, but by night she is emerging pop star "Hannah Montana". Except for her family, only her two best friends, Oliver and Lilly, and her bodyguard know about Mylie's career as a singer, and she strives to maintain privacy, fearing that her new classmates would treat her very differently if they knew of her stage identity. Miley has ordinary teenage insecurities, but remains true to herself, despite the allure of concert life, the limos, parties, and glamorous clothes. Stories examine social issues such as peer pressure, integrity, family rules, jealousy, friendship, loyalty, and issues related to bereavement. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Hannah Montana
List date and time rescheduled 1/9/2011 2pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-01-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-7:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The ambitious goal of this program is to produce a television experience with which teens could identify and from which teens would learn valuable life lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of our 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 originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7am-7:30am ET
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 is a teen-hosted program that profiles individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts and advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology, and offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The show also includes "eco bytes"(bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the show's website. This kid-friendly series uses peer reporting to address various environmental issues from a youthful point of view. By doing so, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism rather than just talking about the importance of living green. It also stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they might seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
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 Scott Bradsher
Address 3012 Highwoods Blvd. Suite 101
City Raleigh
State NC
Zip 27604
Telephone Number 919-872-9535
Email Address sbradsher@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. WLOS aired various PSA's (length range from 10-seconds to 1 minute) such as: AD Council/Protect Yourself, Ad Council On-line exploitation, Adoption, Air Force Family, AKC Dogs For Life, American Red Cross, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Booster Seats, Boy Scouts, Bully Prevention, Childhood Obesity, Communities in Schools, Diabetes Educators, Domestic Violence, Drunk-Driving Safety, Drug Free America, Eat Healthy with Elmo, Exercise with Elmo, Family Services, Foundation for a Better Life, Generosity ,Girl Scouts, Habitat for Humanity, Honesty, Make a Wish Foundation, March of Dimes, MS Society, Poison Hotline, Salute American Hero, Teen Abuse, Wildfire Prevention, Boys & Girls Club, Kids Crime Prevention, Kids Lifelong Literacy.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title The Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs all under the age of 18. Examples of the kinds of stories The Young Icons will tell include that of Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist who traveled America by RV, raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry; track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA; Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country; and sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks, a non-profit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals all across America. This program originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mad About is the program that helps you learn about earning, saving, spending and sharing your money. And we do all this while making you laugh! Mad About combines improv sketch comedy along with great information about your money: * The difference between cash and credit * The importance of forming a savings habit * The different levels of risk in investing This program originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title That's So Raven
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:00-10:30 AM ET, Saturdays/10:30-11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Raven is a teen who is clairvoyant. Because of her special gift, Raven, a normally happy and resourceful girl, sometimes wonders if she is a freak. She has loving & supportive parents who both work outside of the home, which often makes her responsible for her younger brother after school causing the issue of typical sibling rivalry to arise. Raven also has two very close friends, Chelsea and Eddie. Everyone close to Raven knows about her clairvoyant abilities which sometimes gets her in trouble. The episodes focus on how Raven deals with growing up, being clairvoyant and deals with issues such as sibling rivalry, loyalty, self-acceptance, dealing with authority both from parents and at school, honesty, jealousy, the consequences of lying and/or cheating. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Hannah Montana
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11-11:30 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Thirteen-year-old Miley Stewart, recently moved from Tennessee to Malibu, CA, leads a double life. By day she attends public high school, along with her older brother Jackson, but by night she is emerging pop star Hannah Montana. Except for her family, only her two best friends, Oliver and Lilly, and her bodyguard know about Mylie, she strives to maintain privacy, fearing that her new classmates would treat her very differently if they knew of her stage identity. Miley has ordinary teenage insecurities, but remains true to herself, despite the allure of concert life, the limos, parties, and glamorous clothes. Stories examine social issues such as peer pressure, integrity, family rules, jealousy, friendship, loyalty, and issues related to bereavement. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title The Replacements
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Riley and Todd, siblings who were raised in an orphanage after the death of their parents, long to be adopted. They find a comic book advertisement for "Replacement" parents for a $1.98 fee and decide to send the money. They acquire an unorthodox pair of Replacement parents, Dick Daring, a former daredevil stuntman, and Agent K., a British super-spy. Neither seems to know much about parenting, although their intentions are good. Their attempts to forge a family and adjust to a new school are both touching and comedic. Stories revolve around issues such as cooperating with household/family rules, taking responsibility, fairness, building self-esteem, and trust. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a teen-hosted program that profiles individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts and advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology, and offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The show also includes "eco bytes"(bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the show's website. This kid-friendly series uses peer reporting to address various environmental issues from a youthful point of view. By doing so, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism rather than just talking about the importance of living green. It also stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they might seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The ambitious goal of this program is to produce a television experience with which teens could identify and from which teens would learn valuable life lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of our 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 originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Noonbory and the Super 7
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Tuesday 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Noonbory and the Super 7!" uses fantasy and fun to promote school readiness in two essential ways. First, the series provides young viewers with an enticing model for ethical actions and effective coexistence. On an episode by episode basis, the Borys highlight instances in which helping, cooperation, and leadership lead to success; and other instances in which taking an untoward risk or telling a lie lead to problems and complications. By being given a delightful bird's-eye view of the community in which the Borys live, little kids gain new information and understanding about their own environment -- seeing how the Borys effectively function as citizens, and learning to do the same. The series also aids in school readiness in a second significant way. "Noonbory and the Super 7!" gives children an opportunity to discover and practice those primary discovery and "learning to learn" understandings and skills which form the groundwork of much further knowledge acquisition. Along with Noonbory, Lunabory, Jetybory, Pongdybory, Cozybory, Totobory, and Lukybory, children learn to ask appropriate questions, and engage in fact-finding, logical reasoning, analysis, and evaluation. "Noonbory and the Super 7's!" learning goals are especially vital in view of the series' target age demographic. During the preschool years, children are undergoing an important developmental shift. They are gradually evolving from being what Piaget termed "preoperational," and largely self-centered and insular; to becoming more fully functional "concrete operational" children who are able to productively interact with others in their environment. Kids are also going from perceiving only what is clearly visible and concrete to learning to effectively gather facts and solve more complex problems. "Noonbory and the Super 7!" facilitates this natural transition from insular to other directed and from concrete to thoughtful -- thereby easing kids' entry into school and the broader society. This program originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title The Emperor's New School
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11:00 AM ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kuzco, heir to the throne of a mythical Andean country, must graduate from Kuzco Academy before he can become the official Emperor of his land. During this process, he faces the intellectual, physical and social challenges that all teens face. In many episodes Kuzco must thwart attempts by his enemies to stop him from doing well in school. Kuzco struggles to complete his assignments and stay on track to graduate. Kuzco must remain steadfast, study hard, learn from his mistakes, relate to his citizens at all levels of society in order to ascend the throne. His loyal friend, Malina, helps Kuzco stay out of trouble and achieve his goals. Series episodes explore relevant messages, such as, coping with peer pressure, respecting authority, taking responsibility, adhering to foster family and school rules, honesty, acceptance of differences, building self-esteem and trust. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title The Suite Life of Zach and Cody
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12 noon ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 11 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes place in a luxury hotel in Boston, where twelve-year-old identical twins Zack and Cody live with their divorced mom. One of the twins is polite and shy and excels in academics, while the other, an athlete, extrovert, barely scrapes by in school, due to disinterest and lack of effort, and instead often instigates wacky plans for outwitting hotel authorities, caregivers, and their mother. Series episodes explore sibling rivalry, conflicts with parents, divorce, household and hotel rules, family income limitations, responsibility, self-esteem, and peer pressure. This program is on the station's main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7am-7:30am ET
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show guides young people to potential career paths. This program best illustrates our commitment to family in this example of take your kids to work for a day. 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 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 originates on our sister station WMYA. WLOS broadcasts a simulcast of WMYA on one of its' digital channels.

Certification

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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.

WLOS LICENSEE, LLC


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