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

FRN:
0026207225
File Number:
CPR-146247
Submit Date:
10/18/2013
Call Sign:
WMKG-CD
Facility ID:
33869
City:
MUSKEGON
State:
MI
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/18/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network AMGTV
Nielsen DMA Grand Rapids-Kalaz-Battle Crk
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title THE CENTSABLES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:00 AM, SATURDAY 11:00 AM
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CENTSABLES INTRODUCES CHILDREN TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SAVING MONEY FOR THE FUTURE ALONG WITH ALL THE CONCEPTS OF BANKING AND INVESTING. IT TEACHES MONEY MANAGEMENT SKILLS TO CHILDREN BYUSING COMIC BOOK HEROESW. VERY EDUCATIONAL FOR CHILDREN.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title BETA TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:00 PM, 12:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS IS AN EDUCATIONAL SHOW ABOUT THE MUSIC BUSINESS. IT FOLLOWS A MAGAZINE FORMAT WITH SEGMENTS THAT HAVE A HOW TO DO FLAIR. THERE ARE CELEBRITY INTERVIEWS, TIPS ON HOW TO GET INTO THE BUSINESS AND TELLS THE REAL STORY ABOUT THE BUSINESS. MANY PROFESSIONALS ARE ON THE SCENE TO HELP. VERY INFORMATIVE FOR CHILDREN WANTING A MUSIC CAREER.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title ELIZABETH STANTONS BIG WORLD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:00 PM, SATURDAY 12:30 PM
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ELIZABETH TOURS THE WORLD TO EXPLORE OTHER CULTURES LEARNING BOTH HISTORY AND FINDING OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP OTHER PEOPLE IN NEED. THE SHOW GIVES THE REALITY OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY, POSITIVE MORALS, AND POSITIVE MESSAGES TO CHILDREN. THIS SHOW IS VERY INFORMATIVE.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title VIRUS ATTACKS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:00 AM, SATURDAY 9:30 AM
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. VIRUS ATTACKS IS AN ANIMATED SHOW ABOUT 5 TEENAGERS AND THE EVERYDAY SUBJECT OF MAKING CHOICES. CHALLENGES ARE FACED ON ISSUES SUCH AS BULLYING, TRUST, COURTESY, AND HOW TOEXIST PEACEFULLY. THE SHOW IS ABOUT FRIENDSHIPS AND TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR OWN ACTIONS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title FAT ALBERT AND THE COSBY KIDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY - FRIDAY 3:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EDUCATIONAL LESSONS ARE LEARNED AND PROVIDED BY FAT ALBERT AND HIS FRIENDS AT THE JUNK YARD. AT THE END OF EACH LIFE LESSON THE GANG GATHERS IN THE YARD TO PLAY A SONG SUMMERIZING THE LESSONS OF THE DAY. LESSONS INCLUDE SUCH TOPICS AS BEING UNPOPULAR, HOW TO COPE WITH OTHER CHILDRE PLAYING JOKES ON YOU OR BULLYING. MANY SOCIAL LESSONS ARE BEING TAUGHT THAT APPEAR IN EVERY DAY LIFE. VERY EDUCATIONAL FOR CHILDREN TO COPE.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30 AM, SATURDAY 11:30 AM
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TRAVEL THE GLOBE AND BE INTRODUCED TO EVERY LIVING ANIMAL IMAGINABLE. LEARN ABOUT WHERE THESE ANIMALS LIVE, AS WELL AS HOW THEY LIVE, ADAPT AND SURVIVE. YOU ALSO LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE ANIMAL. ENDANGERED SPECIES AND CONSERVATION ARE ALSO ADDRESSED. VERY EDUCATIONAL FOR CHILDREN
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title DOG AND CAT TRAINING
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11;30 AM, SATURDAY 12:00 PM
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS IS A PET TRAINING SHOW GEARED TOWARD CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES. IT IS GIVEN AN EDUCATIONAL FLAIR BY THE HOST, JOEL SILVERMAN. HE DOES INTERVIEWS WITH TRAINERS AND ALSO HAS A HOME TRAINING SESSION TO PRESENT DOG AND CAT OWNERS WITH AN ARRAY OF OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN HOW TO TRAIN THEIR OWN PET. VERY EDUCATIONAL FOR CHILDREN TO CHANGE THE BEHAVIOR OF THEIR PET.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title GINA D KIDS CLUB
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8:00 AM, SATUDAY 8:30 AM
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GINA D IS A FUN LOVING SHOW FOR CHILDREN. IT HAS A POSITIVE ROLE MODEL FOR CHILDREN. EACH EPISODE CONCLUDES WITH GINA WRITING A LETTER TO HER GRANDMOTHER TO REVIEW ALL THE EDUCATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY. THIS SHOW ENFORCES GOOD BEHAVIOR AND GOOD MORALS IN CHILDREN. IT ALSO TEACHES LIFE LESSONS AND HOW TO COPE WHEN THINGS GO WRONG.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title ARIEL AND ZOEY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8;30 AM, SATURDAY 9:00 AM
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. ARIEL, ZOEY AND THEIR FRIEND ELI TOUR THE COUNTRY PERFORMING CONCERTS FOR THE CHILDREN OF OUR TROOPS. THEY HAVE SANG THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AT NUMEROUS EVENTS. THEIR SHOW INTRODUCES CHILDREN TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE MADE A DIFFERNCE IN OUR COUNTRY AND STILL DO. IT SHOWS A POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND SHOWS CHILDREN WHAT HELPING OTHERS CAN DO FOR THEM AND YOU.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title THE LONE RANGER
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY - FRIDAY 3:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE LONE RANGER IS A FIGURE MOST ADULTS GREW UP WITH. HE IS THE GOOD GUY IN A WORLD OUT WEST LONG AGO WITH HARDLY NO LAW AND ORDER.VERY STRONG POSITIVE MORALS COME OUT OF THE SHOW AS THE LONE RANGER AND HIS FRIEND TONTO FIGHT FOR JUSTICE AND TEACH CHILDREN RIGHT FROM WRONG.
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 FENTON L KELLEY
Address 4237 AIRLINE RD
City MUSKEGON
State MI
Zip 49444
Telephone Number 231-733-4040
Email Address
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 (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title ARIEL, ZOEY AND ELI
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:00 AM
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. ARIEL, ZOEY AND THEIR FRIEND ELI TOUR THE COUNTRY PERFORMING CONCERTS FOR THE CHILDREN OF OUR TROOPS. THEY HAVE SANG THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AT NUMEROUS EVENTS. THEIR SHOW INTRODUCES CHILDREN TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE MADE A DIFFERNCE IN OUR COUNTRY AND STILL DO. IT SHOWS A POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND SHOWS CHILDREN WHAT HELPING OTHERS CAN DO FOR THEM AND YOU.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title FAT ALBERT AND THE COSBY KIDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY - FRIDAY 3:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EDUCATIONAL LESSONS ARE LEARNED AND PROVIDED BY FAT ALBERT AND HIS FRIENDS AT THE JUNK YARD. AT THE END OF EACH LIFE LESSON THE GANG GATHERS IN THE YARD TO PLAY A SONG SUMMERIZING THE LESSONS OF THE DAY. LESSONS INCLUDE SUCH TOPICS AS BEING UNPOPULAR, HOW TO COPE WITH OTHER CHILDRE PLAYING JOKES ON YOU OR BULLYING. MANY SOCIAL LESSONS ARE BEING TAUGHT THAT APPEAR IN EVERY DAY LIFE. VERY EDUCATIONAL FOR CHILDREN TO COPE.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TRAVEL THE GLOBE AND BE INTRODUCED TO EVERY LIVING ANIMAL IMAGINABLE. LEARN ABOUT WHERE THESE ANIMALS LIVE, AS WELL AS HOW THEY LIVE, ADAPT AND SURVIVE. YOU ALSO LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE ANIMAL. ENDANGERED SPECIES AND CONSERVATION ARE ALSO ADDRESSED. VERY EDUCATIONAL FOR CHILDREN
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title LONE RANGER
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY - FRIDAY 3:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE LONE RANGER IS A FIGURE MOST ADULTS GREW UP WITH. HE IS THE GOOD GUY IN A WORLD OUT WEST LONG AGO WITH HARDLY NO LAW AND ORDER.VERY STRONG POSITIVE MORALS COME OUT OF THE SHOW AS THE LONE RANGER AND HIS FRIEND TONTO FIGHT FOR JUSTICE AND TEACH CHILDREN RIGHT FROM WRONG.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title ELIZABETH STANTON'S GREAT BIG WORLD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ELIZABETH TOURS THE WORLD TO EXPLORE OTHER CULTURES LEARNING BOTH HISTORY AND FINDING OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP OTHER PEOPLE IN NEED. THE SHOW GIVES THE REALITY OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY, POSITIVE MORALS, AND POSITIVE MESSAGES TO CHILDREN. THIS SHOW IS VERY INFORMATIVE.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title ANGEL'S FRIENDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS SHOW IS ABOUT A MAGICAL GIRL ALONG WITH 4 ANGELS AND 4 DEVILS. IN ANIMATED FORM THEY TEACH CHILDREN RIGHT FROM WRONG IN EPISODES THAT DEAL WITH MOVING AWAY FROM FRIENDS, COURTESY, BRAGGING, AND PATIENCE. VERY EDUCATIONAL FOR CHILDREN AND LIFE'S LESSONS.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30 AM
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. THE HOST OF AQUA KIDS , MOLLY AND HER CREW TRAVEL THE GLOBE SHARING ADVENTURES IN AN AWARD WINNING PROGRAM DEDICATED TO EDUCATING CHILDREN ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING OUR MARINE LIFE AND THE ENVIRONMENT THAT THEY LIVE IN. VERY INFORMATIVE FOR CHILDREN.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title DOG AND CAT TRAINING
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS IS A PET TRAINING SHOW GEARED TOWARD CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES. IT IS GIVEN AN EDUCATIONAL FLAIR BY THE HOST, JOEL SILVERMAN. HE DOES INTERVIEWS WITH TRAINERS AND ALSO HAS A HOME TRAINING SESSION TO PRESENT DOG AND CAT OWNERS WITH AN ARRAY OF OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN HOW TO TRAIN THEIR OWN PET. VERY EDUCATIONAL FOR CHILDREN TO CHANGE THE BEHAVIOR OF THEIR PET.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title THE CENTSABLES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CENTSABLES INTRODUCES CHILDREN TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SAVING MONEY FOR THE FUTURE ALONG WITH ALL THE CONCEPTS OF BANKING AND INVESTING. IT TEACHES MONEY MANAGEMENT SKILLS TO CHILDREN BYUSING COMIC BOOK HEROESW. VERY EDUCATIONAL FOR CHILDREN.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title VIRUS ATTACKS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30 AM
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. VIRUS ATTACKS IS AN ANIMATED SHOW ABOUT 5 TEENAGERS AND THE EVERYDAY SUBJECT OF MAKING CHOICES. CHALLENGES ARE FACED ON ISSUES SUCH AS BULLYING, TRUST, COURTESY, AND HOW TOEXIST PEACEFULLY. THE SHOW IS ABOUT FRIENDSHIPS AND TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR OWN ACTIONS.

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.

KELLEY ENTERPRISES


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