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

FRN:
0026907345
File Number:
CPR-127921
Submit Date:
01/20/2012
Call Sign:
WPVN-CD
Facility ID:
168237
City:
CHICAGO
State:
IL
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/20/2012
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 America One
Nielsen DMA Chicago
Web Home Page Address

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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Planet X
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Thursday 3:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 56
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. Planet X planted the extreme sports seed as the first branded "X" on national sports television. Over the years, and with hundreds of episodes produced, the show has covered all aspects of the extreme sports world, often showing the intersection of sports with complex socio-political situations. These shows connect teenagers to situations of political importance.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Cookin with Cutty
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:00am
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 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a family television show which promotes positive health and nutrition choices for children and their parents, focusing on the benefits of eating well, exercising and being tobacco free, and encouraging children to carry these habits into a healthy adult lifestyle.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Dzieci Mowia (Kids Talking)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday-Saturday 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 97
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 4 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. During each episode the host Andy Arsonowiec gathers a group of six to ten children to talk about the things going on around them such as social issues, educational issues, art, music, and special events of relevance. The program tries to teach core values and assist children who are generally under 14 years of age and Polish in America. This program is done completely in the Polish language, and is locally produced.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 2:30pm
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 follows eight teenagers through a carefully orchestrated extreme adventure against the breathtaking background of Lake Tahoe, California -- cliff jumping, whitewater rafting, hot air ballooning, and much more -- saying goodbye to their normal lives and hello to an adventure they will never forget. They live these adventures 24 hours each day. At the conclusion of each adventure, the teens discuss what they learned about themselves and life, as they develop their own convictions about each of the physical and moral issues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 2:30pm
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. Join world explorer Jarod Miller in this half hour thrill ride that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured through the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 2:30pm
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. Directed at teens, Real Life 101 provides career guidance by exploring various professions in a fun and entertaining manner. Real life success stories are told in a way to motivate and inspire teens to follow their dreams.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:00am
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewers' letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming Sponsored Core Programming Digital Core Programming audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
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, one of the foremost naturalists, takes viewers around the world to introduce them to animals and their habitats, and to teach them the importance of conservation of those animals and their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title B In Tune
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 2:30pm
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. B In Tune will bring the fun and excitement of the popular InTune monthly magazine to television in an educational and entertaining half-hour format geared for preteen and teen audiences, featuring today's hottest musicians as well as young up and comers in exclusive performances, interviews, behind-the-scenes photo shoots, recording sessions and much, much more.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Kulisy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday-Saturday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 97
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 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The host of this program takes children on a tour of nature. The setting is the four major regions of Poland. Its core content attempts to teach the relevance of a green planet, and how it affects each of the groups of species inhabiting our planet. The main theme is discovery. This program is done in Polish and filmed and produced in Poland.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 8:00 am
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 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids have their sight set on saving the oceans of the world. Pollution and abuse of these incredible natural resources are taking their toll. The Aqua Kids will be looking for adventure and knowledge, and along the way tackle some ecological dilemmas. This group of knowledgeseeking kids will start right in their own backyards, beginning with local streams that eventually lead to the oceans of the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Whaddydoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 2:30pm
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. Whaddydo is an half hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time and anywhere.
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 Kent Gustafson
Address 1 Broadcast Center
City Plano
State IL
Zip 60545
Telephone Number 847-707-1591
Email Address mediaguy@kentdgustafson.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. In addition to the children's programming listed above, WPVN-CA also aired a weekly half-hour program produced by the Fox Valley Part District, which updates and publicizes their programs, facilities, and events. Also, on the weekends we air outdoor programming which could qualify as educational and informational to children as it teaches about outdoor sports, recreation and conservation.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 64
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, one of the foremost naturalists, takes viewers around the world to introduce them to animals and their habitats, and to teach them the importance of conservation of those animals and their habitats.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Kulisy
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday-Saturday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 90
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The host of this program takes children on a tour of nature. The setting is the four major regions of Poland. Its core content attempts to teach the relevance of a green planet, and how it affects each of the groups of species inhabiting our planet. The main theme is discovery. This program is done in Polish and filmed and produced in Poland.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat, family educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewers' letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Planet X
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Thursday 3:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Planet X planted the extreme sports seed as the first branded "X" on national sports television. Over the years, and with hundreds of episodes produced, the show has covered all aspects of the extreme sports world, often showing the intersection of sports with complex socio-political situations. These shows connect teenagers to situations of political importance.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 2:30pm
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. Join world explorer Jarod Miller in this half hour thrill ride that ignites the senses in extreme expeditions captured through the world.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Dzieci Mowia (Kids Talking)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday-Saturday 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 90
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. During each episode the host Andy Arsonowiec gathers a group of six to ten children to talk about the things going on around them such as social issues, educational issues, art, music, and special events of relevance. The program tries to teach core values and assist children who are generally under 14 years of age and Polish in America. This program is done completely in the Polish language, and is locally produced.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Cookin' with Cutty
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a family television show which promotes positive health and nutrition choices for children and their parents, focusing on the benefits of eating well, exercising and being tobacco free, and encouraging children to carry these habits into a healthy adult lifestyle.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 2:30pm
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 follows eight teenagers through a carefully orchestrated extreme adventure against the breathtaking background of Lake Tahoe, California -- cliff jumping, whitewater rafting, hot air ballooning, and much more -- saying goodbye to their normal lives and hello to an adventure they will never forget. They live these adventures 24 hours each day. At the conclusion of each adventure, the teens discuss what they learned about themselves and life, as they develop their own convictions about each of the physical and moral issues.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title B In Tune
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 2:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. B In Tune will bring the fun and excitement of the popular InTune monthly magazine to television in an educational and entertaining half-hour format geared for preteen and teen audiences, featuring today's hottest musicians as well as young up and comers in exclusive performances, interviews, behind-the-scenes photo shoots, recording sessions and much, much more.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 2:30pm
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. Directed at teens, Real Life 101 provides career guidance by exploring various professions in a fun and entertaining manner. Real life success stories are told in a way to motivate and inspire teens to follow their dreams.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids have their sight set on saving the oceans of the world. Pollution and abuse of these incredible natural resources are taking their toll. The Aqua Kids will be looking for adventure and knowledge, and along the way tackle some ecological dilemmas. This group of knowledgeseeking kids will start right in their own backyards, beginning with local streams that eventually lead to the oceans of the world.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Whaddydoo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday 2:30pm
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. Whaddydo is an half hour weekly educational series designed to educate, inform, inspire and entertain children 13-16 about the world around them. Each episode is an educational life lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare young people for potential situations that could easily crop up at any time and anywhere.

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.

Polnet Communications, Ltd.


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