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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-126840
Submit Date:
01/09/2012
Call Sign:
WFNA
Facility ID:
83943
City:
GULF SHORES
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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 CW
Nielsen DMA Mobile-Pensacola
Web Home Page Address http://www.thegulfcoastcw.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 4.0
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: 3.0
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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 9am 10/1 - 12/31/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101, is aimed at teens and young adults, and introduces them to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, Real Life 101 covers them all. Rated High for Educational Content by the Annenberg Policy Center.The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 11am 10/22 - 12/25/2011
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 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters follows two intrepid teenage reporters as they set out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters are always in hot pursuit of the truth. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 11:30am 10/22 - 12/25/2011
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 3
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 series focuses on amateur athletes who display a drive, determination, and a commitment to excellence that pays off both in competition and in life. The program tells the stories of individuals, teams, and communities that work to achieve greatness. It focuses on accomplishment, highlights exceptional performances, and emphasizes the results of teamwork, and discipline. Often, the show will include highlight stories on players and coaches to emphasize key attributes, such as commitment, perseverance, dedication, and avoidance of negative life factors such as drugs and alcohol, which allow the athlete to succeed. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 9:30am 10/22 - 12/25/2011
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. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller is a half - hour live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children.Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod 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. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 9:30am 10/1 - 12/31/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ultimate Choice is a radically different television series where teens embark on thrilling outdoor adventures during the day and in the evening, grapple with controversial issues that they may face. Cameras follow eight young men and women who are individually challenged to develop their moral convictions and make important decisions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 11:30am 10/1 - 12/31/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is an award-winning television news show for kids. Highlighting positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. Additionally, the TKN reporters examine everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10am 10/22 - 12/25/2011
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 10:30am 10/1 - 12/31/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari Tracks focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Each week explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the savanna to the great Okavango delta... and beyond.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 10:30am 10/22 - 12/25/2011
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. Animal Atlas continues its tradition as a series that blends animal images with information on a wide range of life science issues in a manner that is entertaining and clever. The episodes from this season again combine facts, comparisons, and reflections on broad concepts with an engaging narration that targets the 13-16 year-old age range in both vocabulary and interest level. The entertainment value of the series may make the educational value nearly invisible to the viewer, but it is there. Examples include the "Animal Facts" quizzes before and after breaks, the closing footage of faux outtakes with voiceover, and the sweeping world view that can make animals fascinating through comparison for example, comparing tentacles and trunks. These elements combine to create an enlightening way to hold viewer interest while delivering real-world information. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 10am 10/1 - 12/31/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas continues its tradition as a series that blends animal images with information on a wide range of life science issues in a manner that is entertaining and clever. The episodes from this season again combine facts, comparisons, and reflections on broad concepts with an engaging narration that targets the 13-16 year-old age range in both vocabulary and interest level. The entertainment value of the series may make the educational value nearly invisible to the viewer, but it is there. Examples include the "Animal Facts" quizzes before and after breaks, the closing footage of faux outtakes with voiceover, and the sweeping world view that can make animals fascinating through comparison for example, comparing tentacles and trunks. These elements combine to create an enlightening way to hold viewer interest while delivering real-world information. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 9am 10/22 - 12/25/2011
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. 9th. Period - During the school day, they're top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But come 9th period the textbooks are gone and the 3 kids team together and use the observation and deductive reasoning skills they've developed in class to solve the town's mysteries and crimes. Viewers will be engrossed in 9th Period as they use their own cognitive skills to solve the mysteries along with Peyton, Conner and Meg. Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 8:30am 10/22 - 12/25/2011
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. SWAP TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds swapping lives for a weekend. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCCs Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the swapping youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone elses way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social values and respect. SWAP TV is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 11am 10/1 - 12/31/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News is an award-winning television news show for kids. Highlighting positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. Additionally, the TKN reporters examine everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world.
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 Donna Howell
Address 1501 Satchel Paige Dr.
City Mobile
State AL
Zip 36601
Telephone Number (251) 434-1013
Email Address dhowell@fox10tv.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. The licensee has reviewed internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers for compliance with the FCC's commercial limits in children,s programs (47 C.F.R. Section 73.670) and the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with these limits for all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under. In addition to the programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under: Tai Chi Chasers, Dragon Ball Z Kai, Magic-Nation, Sonic X, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Special. WFNA scheduled many elementary and middle school groups for in studio classes which emphasized how good writing skills and computer literacy were necessary if they wanted to pursue a career in television.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 10am 1/2 - 3/25/2012
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 10:30am 1/7 - 3/31/2012
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari Tracks focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Each week explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the savanna to the great Okavango delta... and beyond.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 11:30am 1/2 - 3/25/2012
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 series focuses on amateur athletes who display a drive, determination, and a commitment to excellence that pays off both in competition and in life. The program tells the stories of individuals, teams, and communities that work to achieve greatness. It focuses on accomplishment, highlights exceptional performances, and emphasizes the results of teamwork, and discipline. Often, the show will include highlight stories on players and coaches to emphasize key attributes, such as commitment, perseverance, dedication, and avoidance of negative life factors such as drugs and alcohol, which allow the athlete to succeed. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 9:30am 1/7 - 3/31/2012
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. Ultimate Choice is a radically different television series where teens embark on thrilling outdoor adventures during the day and in the evening, grapple with controversial issues that they may face. Cameras follow eight young men and women who are individually challenged to develop their moral convictions and make important decisions.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 11am 1/2 - 3/25/2012
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters follows two intrepid teenage reporters as they set out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters are always in hot pursuit of the truth. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 11am 1/7 - 3/31/2012
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. Teen Kids News is an award-winning television news show for kids. Highlighting positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. Additionally, the TKN reporters examine everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 9am 1/7 - 3/31/2012
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. Real Life 101, is aimed at teens and young adults, and introduces them to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, Real Life 101 covers them all. Rated High for Educational Content by the Annenberg Policy Center.The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 10:30am 1/2 - 3/25/2012
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 Atlas continues its tradition as a series that blends animal images with information on a wide range of life science issues in a manner that is entertaining and clever. The episodes from this season again combine facts, comparisons, and reflections on broad concepts with an engaging narration that targets the 13-16 year-old age range in both vocabulary and interest level. The entertainment value of the series may make the educational value nearly invisible to the viewer, but it is there. Examples include the "Animal Facts" quizzes before and after breaks, the closing footage of faux outtakes with voiceover, and the sweeping world view that can make animals fascinating through comparison for example, comparing tentacles and trunks. These elements combine to create an enlightening way to hold viewer interest while delivering real-world information. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 9:30am 1/2 - 3/25/2012
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.Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod 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. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 9am 1/2 - 3/25/2012
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. Real Life 101, is aimed at teens and young adults, and introduces them to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, Real Life 101 covers them all. Rated High for Educational Content by the Annenberg Policy Center.The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 10am 1/7 - 3/31/2012
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 Atlas continues its tradition as a series that blends animal images with information on a wide range of life science issues in a manner that is entertaining and clever. The episodes from this season again combine facts, comparisons, and reflections on broad concepts with an engaging narration that targets the 13-16 year-old age range in both vocabulary and interest level. The entertainment value of the series may make the educational value nearly invisible to the viewer, but it is there. Examples include the "Animal Facts" quizzes before and after breaks, the closing footage of faux outtakes with voiceover, and the sweeping world view that can make animals fascinating through comparison for example, comparing tentacles and trunks. These elements combine to create an enlightening way to hold viewer interest while delivering real-world information. The program is 30 minutes in length, and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to 13 - 16 year olds, at the beginning of each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. @ 8:30am 1/2 - 3/25/2012
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. SWAP TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds swapping lives for a weekend. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCCs Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the swapping youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone elses way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social values and respect. SWAP TV is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Teens Kids News (.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. @ 11:30am 1/7 - 3/31/2012
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. Teen Kids News is an award-winning television news show for kids. Highlighting positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. Additionally, the TKN reporters examine everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world.

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.

LIN of Alabama, LLC


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