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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-121736
Submit Date:
07/07/2011
Call Sign:
WRDW-TV
Facility ID:
73937
City:
AUGUSTA
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2011

General Information

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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 CBS
Nielsen DMA Augusta
Web Home Page Address www.wrdw.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 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title AANIUMAL EXPLORATION W/JARROD MILLER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30A
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. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half-hour, live-action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. Each week, Jarod looks at exotic and domesticate animals from his own unique perspective. Every week he travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes, there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title M@D ABOUT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10A
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. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act intended to increase the amount of education and informational programming for children on television, M@dAbout clearly meets the goals of providing children and young teens with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: M@dAbout provides programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. The M@dAbout team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. M@dAbout uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire tens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up the M@dAbout cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. The M@dAbout website can be easily accessed by parents and educators providing a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. Advance notice of programming will also be available to parents and consumers on the website. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9A
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job and experiences that led them to choose their career. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment delivers an educational and information message that supports the current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of child ages 13 and up. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television shows that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title HORSELAND - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8A
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30A
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title GINA D'S KIDS CLUB
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D's Kids Club is a family-friendly educational television program and DVD video series for preschoolers ages 2-6. Specifically themed shows address the learning needs and potential of young children as they entertain, amuse and delight viewers of all ages through a combination of live action and dynamic 3-D animation. The show is hosted by a positive adult female role model who connects with her young viewers in a gentle, caring way in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. The major premise of Gina D's Kids Club is establishing and reinforcing positive values and behaviors through original songs and character performances that children will choose to adopt and imitate. Scripts are designed to promote actions that support interpersonal skills such as helping others, negotiation, cooperation, sharing and tolerance with an ending (Gina D's letter to grandma) that reinforces those educational objectives. Content is lively and fun, produced with state of the art computer animation and original positive songs and characters such as Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D. Artist, TV Ted and Doggy Brown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30A
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 Mystery Hunters series has been designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age although the producers also strive to make this show educational and fun-viewing for al audiences. It is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography and international customs. The Mystery Hunters are Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people thought the ages; i.e., looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, search for Princess Anastasia and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are no always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title HORSELAND - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30A
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title 9TH PERIOD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-8:30A
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 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 9th Period is a weekly half-hour drama series for teens that teaches positive consequences of thought and action when combined with friendship's effective influences. This series is comprised of three friends who meet every day after school to discuss the day's events. Their exchanges are witty and on par with the subject matter of the social interaction that today's children experience. These three friends are more than friends, they are amateur sleuths. Each show presents a mystery that the children solve by the end of that show. Problem solving, working together toward a common goal, ethics and morals are conveyed through the thoughts, words and actions of these three characters. Every child will see him/herself in these characters as they share their daily trials and triumphs as they face the following together: bullies-both cyberspace and in-your face thievery, learning difficulties, family conflicts, adversity in and out of the classroom, homelessness, hidden agendas in place as small as the schoolyard to their favorite restaurant and as large as the town itself. Children will see their worlds mirrored on the small screen and will observe alternative ways to handle stress, learning difficulties and the variety of endless manners that the group mentality, when positively united, can spread good in the world. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00A
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title GINA D'S KIDS CLUB
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-9:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D's Kids Club is a family-friendly educational television program and DVD video series for preschoolers ages 2-6. Specifically themed shows address the learning needs and potential of young children as they entertain, amuse and delight viewers of all ages through a combination of live action and dynamic 3-D animation. The show is hosted by a positive adult female role model who connects with her young viewers in a gentle, caring way in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. The major premise of Gina D's Kids Club is establishing and reinforcing positive values and behaviors through original songs and character performances that children will choose to adopt and imitate. Scripts are designed to promote actions that support interpersonal skills such as helping others, negotiation, cooperation, sharing and tolerance with an ending (Gina D's letter to grandma) that reinforces those educational objectives. Content is lively and fun, produced with state of the art computer animation and original positive songs and characters such as Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D. Artist, TV Ted and Doggy Brown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8A
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures series is designed to educate and inform children ages 13-16. In each episode, the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In order for parents, children and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title TROLLZ
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30-12P
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TROLLZ is an animated series about five teenage girls growing up in a magic and colorful world, who live by the credo B.F.F.L. - Best Friends for Life. The magic in their lives is interwoven into real-world type experiences through which they learn to engage in problem solving, creative thinking, and cooperative strategy skills. The series also provides an opportunity for the five girls to learn how to cope with some of the social and emotional issues of self-esteem relating to physical features and other personal attributes, emerging friendships and peer-group relationships, and other experiences found in Trollzopolis. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30A
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 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a real child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem, with important life lessons imparted in the process. Each episode reinforces the lesson through a musical interlude that encapsulates the educational message. Specific educational objectives of the program include encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative, and providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title GINA D'S KIDS CLUB
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-10:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D's Kids Club is a family-friendly educational television program and DVD video series for preschoolers ages 2-6. Specifically themed shows address the learning needs and potential of young children as they entertain, amuse and delight viewers of all ages through a combination of live action and dynamic 3-D animation. The show is hosted by a positive adult female role model who connects with her young viewers in a gentle, caring way in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. The major premise of Gina D's Kids Club is establishing and reinforcing positive values and behaviors through original songs and character performances that children will choose to adopt and imitate. Scripts are designed to promote actions that support interpersonal skills such as helping others, negotiation, cooperation, sharing and tolerance with an ending (Gina D's letter to grandma) that reinforces those educational objectives. Content is lively and fun, produced with state of the art computer animation and original positive songs and characters such as Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D. Artist, TV Ted and Doggy Brown.
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 Judith M. Tredore
Address 1301 Georgia Avenue
City North Augusta
State SC
Zip 29841
Telephone Number 803-278-1212 x 3347
Email Address judi.tredore@wrdw.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title HORSELAND - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title 9th Period
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-8:30A
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. 9th Period is a weekly half-hour drama series for teens that teaches positive consequences of thought and action when combined with friendship's effective influences. This series is comprised of three friends who meet every day after school to discuss the day's events. Their exchanges are witty and on par with the subject matter of the social interaction that today's children experience. These three friends are more than friends, they are amateur sleuths. Each show presents a mystery that the children solve by the end of that show. Problem solving, working together toward a common goal, ethics and morals are conveyed through the thoughts, words and actions of these three characters. Every child will see him/herself in these characters as they share their daily trials and triumphs as they face the following together: bullies-both cyberspace and in-your face thievery, learning difficulties, family conflicts, adversity in and out of the classroom, homelessness, hidden agendas in place as small as the schoolyard to their favorite restaurant and as large as the town itself. Children will see their worlds mirrored on the small screen and will observe alternative ways to handle stress, learning difficulties and the variety of endless manners that the group mentality, when positively united, can spread good in the world. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8A
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures series is designed to educate and inform children ages 13-16. In each episode, the cameras follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In order for parents, children and listing services to clearly identify the program as one that fulfills the FCC description of a program that meets kids' educational television needs, the beginning of each program includes a 15 second billboard with the recommended rating TV-G E/I. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-8:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D's Kids Club is a family-friendly educational television program and DVD video series for preschoolers ages 2-6. Specifically themed shows address the learning needs and potential of young children as they entertain, amuse and delight viewers of all ages through a combination of live action and dynamic 3-D animation. The show is hosted by a positive adult female role model who connects with her young viewers in a gentle, caring way in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. The major premise of Gina D's Kids Club is establishing and reinforcing positive values and behaviors through original songs and character performances that children will choose to adopt and imitate. Scripts are designed to promote actions that support interpersonal skills such as helping others, negotiation, cooperation, sharing and tolerance with an ending (Gina D's letter to grandma) that reinforces those educational objectives. Content is lively and fun, produced with state of the art computer animation and original positive songs and characters such as Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D. Artist, TV Ted and Doggy Brown.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-10:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D's Kids Club is a family-friendly educational television program and DVD video series for preschoolers ages 2-6. Specifically themed shows address the learning needs and potential of young children as they entertain, amuse and delight viewers of all ages through a combination of live action and dynamic 3-D animation. The show is hosted by a positive adult female role model who connects with her young viewers in a gentle, caring way in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. The major premise of Gina D's Kids Club is establishing and reinforcing positive values and behaviors through original songs and character performances that children will choose to adopt and imitate. Scripts are designed to promote actions that support interpersonal skills such as helping others, negotiation, cooperation, sharing and tolerance with an ending (Gina D's letter to grandma) that reinforces those educational objectives. Content is lively and fun, produced with state of the art computer animation and original positive songs and characters such as Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D. Artist, TV Ted and Doggy Brown.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-9:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D's Kids Club is a family-friendly educational television program and DVD video series for preschoolers ages 2-6. Specifically themed shows address the learning needs and potential of young children as they entertain, amuse and delight viewers of all ages through a combination of live action and dynamic 3-D animation. The show is hosted by a positive adult female role model who connects with her young viewers in a gentle, caring way in the same familiarity that children associate with their mothers. The major premise of Gina D's Kids Club is establishing and reinforcing positive values and behaviors through original songs and character performances that children will choose to adopt and imitate. Scripts are designed to promote actions that support interpersonal skills such as helping others, negotiation, cooperation, sharing and tolerance with an ending (Gina D's letter to grandma) that reinforces those educational objectives. Content is lively and fun, produced with state of the art computer animation and original positive songs and characters such as Simon Wannabe, Mister Pockets, Miss Muffin, Pierre D. Artist, TV Ted and Doggy Brown.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title TROLLZ
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30-12P
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. TROLLZ is an animated series about five teenage girls growing up in a magic and colorful world, who live by the credo B.F.F.L. - Best Friends for Life. The magic in their lives is interwoven into real-world type experiences through which they learn to engage in problem solving, creative thinking, and cooperative strategy skills. The series also provides an opportunity for the five girls to learn how to cope with some of the social and emotional issues of self-esteem relating to physical features and other personal attributes, emerging friendships and peer-group relationships, and other experiences found in Trollzopolis. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration w/Jarrod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30A
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. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half-hour, live-action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children 13-16. Each week, Jarod looks at exotic and domesticate animals from his own unique perspective. Every week he travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes, there's always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10-10:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title M@d About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10A
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. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act intended to increase the amount of education and informational programming for children on television, M@dAbout clearly meets the goals of providing children and young teens with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: M@dAbout provides programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. The M@dAbout team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. M@dAbout uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire tens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up the M@dAbout cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. The M@dAbout website can be easily accessed by parents and educators providing a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. Advance notice of programming will also be available to parents and consumers on the website. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title HORSELAND - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9A
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. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job and experiences that led them to choose their career. The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage postsecondary education. Each segment delivers an educational and information message that supports the current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of child ages 13 and up. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television shows that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN' ROAD SHOW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11-11:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a real child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem, with important life lessons imparted in the process. Each episode reinforces the lesson through a musical interlude that encapsulates the educational message. Specific educational objectives of the program include encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative, and providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30A
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 Mystery Hunters series has been designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age although the producers also strive to make this show educational and fun-viewing for al audiences. It is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography and international customs. The Mystery Hunters are Araya and Christina, regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people thought the ages; i.e., looking for the Loch Ness Monster, unraveling a smelly mummy, search for Princess Anastasia and learning the true story of King Tut. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories and unexplained phenomena. They use critical thinking and scientific reasoning to show that things are no always what they seem. Back at the Discovery Mystery Lab, Doubting Dave, the resident skeptical scientist, challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries and then tackles the questions with experiments and logical explanations. Dave also assists the Mystery Hunters with their investigations. This program clearly meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC.

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