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

FRN:
0001770163
File Number:
CPR-150935
Submit Date:
02/10/2014
Call Sign:
WOPI-CD
Facility ID:
27490
City:
BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT
State:
TN
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
02/10/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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 Retro TV
Nielsen DMA TriCitiesTN-VA
Web Home Page Address http://www.wopitv.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
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
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:
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?
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?

Digital Core Programs(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music,storytelling and appealing characters. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM & 11 AM (eff. 12/7/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. qua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Mouse In the House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" will satisfy the FCC Children's programming requirement and can be classified as either core or non-core programming. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Dog & Cat Training With Joel Silverman
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Dog & Cat Training with Joel Silverman delivers practical and useful pet training techniques in an engaging and informative way. The program's host, Joel Silverman, uses his extensive knowledge of animal behavior and years of animal training experience to provide pet owners proven methods for training dogs and cats as well as introduce viewers who do not own pets to both the joys and responsibilities of animal care and pet ownership. This series provides both educational and instructional material suitable for children, ages 13-16. Silverman's likable demeanor and his lovable dog, Foster, help to draw children and keep their attention throughout the program. Additionally, Dog & Cat Training with Joel Silverman young viewers not only learn valuable pet training techniques, but learn lessons in responsibility and empathy as well. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 8 AM - 8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild America is targeted to children ages 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent and their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. Each episode of the series will be specific to a particular animal. Topics will range from basic food gathering, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals, and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species. We expect the children viewing the program will achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species because of the up-close and detailed photography of the series. Through this understanding, it is hoped children will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect its natural species. This programmis from the Retro Television Network(RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Zoo Diaries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30 AM - 11 AM (eff. 12/8/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Zoo Diaries focuses on the zoo as a modern-day Ark, where animals are increasingly protected from the threat of extinction. Each episode goes behind the scenes, providing an up close and personal look at both the animals and the people who care for them. Featuring real people in real situations, it follows the day-to-day activities, passions and triumphs of one of the most unique professions on earth, presenting positive role models and pro-social values. Zoo Diaries takes teenage viewers behind the scenes at North American Zoo's, large and small. These include the San Diego, Toronto, Wichita and Vancouver Zoos. They get up close and personal with wild & endangered animals, and the fascinating lives of the humans who care for them - the zookeepers, veterinarians, attendants, animal psychologists & preservationists.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Cat & Dog Traing
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10 AM 0 10:30 AM (eff. 12/8/14)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 motto of the series Dog and Cat Training with Joel Silverman says it all - Bond with your heart, train with your brain. This series demonstrates learning a new skill by listening, watching, and following through geared towards ages 13-16 by using animals as a teaching tool, some skills demonstrated can be used in dealing with common life issues as well. Issues that arise through training an animal are to encourage patience and discipline. Responsibility of caring for an animal instills compassion and concern. It is also a listening exercise to comprehend information. Ultimately, the child will gain an education through the art of training an animal which in turn can lead to more confidence, a sense of accomplishment and well-being. The series leads them to use the new skill as an opener to form new relationships and use their communication ability. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Ariel Zooey & Eli Too (eff. 12/7/14)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30 AM & 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8 AM - 8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company "members" or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. Our Eco Company website can be easily accessed by parents and provides a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It also provides a listing of the weekly episodes and topics aired on broadcast stations through the USA. Advanced notice of future episodes will also be available to parents and consumers by the website. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday thru Fridays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 51
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed! Join hosts Jillian, Shawn and Gracey every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment! This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
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 Fred L. Falin
Address 222 Commerce Street
City Kingsport
State TN
Zip 37660
Telephone Number (423) 723-6106
Email Address ffalin@hvbcgroup.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. Due the sudden illness, two emergency surgeries, hospitalization and recuperation of Fred Falin, the preparer of this report, Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation sought and was granted on January 10, 2014 a 30 day waiver to file.

Other Matters (4)

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Other Matters (1 of 4) Response
Program Title Zoo Diaries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30 AM - 11 AM AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Zoo Diaries focuses on the zoo as a modern-day Ark, where animals are increasingly protected from the threat of extinction. Each episode goes behind the scenes, providing an up close and personal look at both the animals and the people who care for them. Featuring real people in real situations, it follows the day-to-day activities, passions and triumphs of one of the most unique professions on earth, presenting positive role models and pro-social values. Zoo Diaries takes teenage viewers behind the scenes at North American Zoo's, large and small. These include the San Diego, Toronto, Wichita and Vancouver Zoos. They get up close and personal with wild & endangered animals, and the fascinating lives of the humans who care for them - the zookeepers, veterinarians, attendants, animal psychologists & preservationists. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Other Matters (2 of 4) Response
Program Title Ariel Zooey and Eli Too
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11 AM
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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of End of Another Day which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.
Other Matters (3 of 4) Response
Program Title What Color Is Your Dog?
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What Color Is Your Dog (formerly Dog & Cat Training with Joel Silverman delivers practical and useful pet training techniques in an engaging and informative way. The program's host, Joel Silverman, uses his extensive knowledge of animal behavior and years of animal training experience to provide pet owners proven methods for training dogs and cats as well as introduce viewers who do not own pets to both the joys and responsibilities of animal care and pet ownership. This series provides both educational and instructional material suitable for children, ages 13-16. Silverman's likable demeanor and his lovable dog, Foster, help to draw children and keep their attention throughout the program. Additionally, Dog & Cat Training with Joel Silverman young viewers not only learn valuable pet training techniques, but learn lessons in responsibility and empathy as well. This program is from Cozi TV on WKPT-TV.3 and WOPI-CA.
Other Matters (4 of 4) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10 AM - 10:30 AM & 11 AM - 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative. This program is from the Cozi TV Network.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation


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