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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0003797305
File Number:
CPR-150192
Submit Date:
01/10/2014
Call Sign:
WNAB
Facility ID:
73310
City:
NASHVILLE
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Nashville
Web Home Page Address www.cw58.tv

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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 7:00 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 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 Renowned animal expert Jack Hanna travels to remote areas in search of animals in their natural habitats. In each episode of the program, viewers follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures and various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to young viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social, conservation-oriented values. Hanna's easygoing, avuncular style and the stunning, non-exploitative nature photography in the series provide a context of entertainment for 13-16 year olds while the facts and information presented by Hanna and the other experts featured on the program give children a baseline of information about wildlife, including habitats, symbiotic relationships, and the impact of humans on their lifestyles.
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 Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7:00 AM
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. ECO COMPANY Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team find out about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally each week the show will provide practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company "members", or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. An Eco Company website that can be easily accessed by parents provides a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It will also provide a listing of the weekly episodes and topics aired on broadcast stations through the USA. Advanced notice of future episodes will also be available to parents and consumers by the website.
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 Ariel & Zooey, Eli Too
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30 AM and 8:00 AM (on 58.2); Saturdays 7:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30 (started 11/16/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
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. Ariel & Zoey (Eli Too), also known as AZE2, provides CORE programming in the areas music, art and history for children ages 2-6. For example, the show introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. Of course, there is plenty of music in the show. AZE2's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons -- treating others with respect and kindness.
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 Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:00 AM
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 YOUNG ICONS Each week, The Young Icons offers a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of America's youth (age 18 and younger), including world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs. Their amazing stories are presented to inspire and educate children ages 13-16. Distributor includes the E/I symbol throughout the program to help parents identify this program as a positive learning experience for their children. Some of the "Young Icons" featured include: Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist, who traveled America by RV raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry. Track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA. Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country. Sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks -- a nonprofit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals across America.
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 Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00 (on 58.2; ended 11/9/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 encourages preschool children "join in on the fun". The content was designed to reinforce development of a positive self-image, individual talents, and good manners. Children are entertained in a positive way with GINA D providing encouragement through her clubhouse character-based action, animal puppets characters, animated segments and unique songs. The shows are designed to meet the entertainment and developing educational needs of preschool age (2-6 years) children. Each family-friendly show is hosted by Gina D, a positive female role model for young children. The major premise of the show is to establish and reinforce positive values and behaviors, through original songs and character performances, that viewing children will choose to adopt and imitate. The show is designed for today's children, incorporating 3D CGI animation, live characters, puppets and children. Each show ends with Gina D writing a letter to her grandmother to review the educational highlights of the day's events.
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 Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7:00 AM
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 Animal Atlas is an entirely appropriate title for this engaging and informative series. Just as browsing through a good atlas makes information about terrain and natural boundaries accessible and appealing, this program brings information about the natural world of animals to viewers in a non-didactic, entertaining way. Its approach in no way diminishes the learning that takes place when observations lead to conclusions-and young minds will draw many conclusions about the natural world shown in this series. These conclusions are consistent with nationally published curriculum goals in the natural sciences. They include concepts such as the functions of animals in an ecosystem (predator/prey relationships, etc.), the elements of animal classification, and the general emphasis on life science. The programs consist of original and detailed footage of animals, a narration, and a charming musical score. The fast moving clips of greatly varied species and subspecies allows viewers to compare and contrast structure and functionality of animal physiologies and behaviors. The animal subjects are presented as they move informally and comfortably through their normal activities. There is no heightened or artificial drama in the presentations. The narration is well informed and unobtrusive, allowing for the inevitable learning that comes from wonder and delight. Even after thirty years of televised animal footage, this series presents vignettes that are new and very engaging. This series also presents in a non-exploitive way views of animal behavior and physiology that traditional pedagogical programming might not include. The ability for young people to observe, wonder, and compare is one of the strengths of the series. While the series builds upon and reinforces life science concepts begun at lower levels, the content, the treatment of the content, the presumption of scientific understanding, and particularly the tone and emphasis of the series are most appropriate for secondary schools. General life science concepts in the episodes reviewed are expected to be learned by middle school where many states begin heavy emphasis in life science. The footage of many species would be compelling to any age, but the level of language and presentation again suggests a secondary school target audience for learning. The terms "predator', "prey", "herbivore", "omnivore" and related vocabulary are not generally expected to be learned before the pre-teen years. Because these terms are not explained in depth, the topics are presumably familiar to the target audience, which would place the level of comfort in middle school for a typical young person. The information presented, e.g. the difference between alligators and crocodiles, the number of teeth grown by sharks in a lifetime, is interesting for that age group. Some of the program segments clearly would be marked for a secondary, as opposed to an elementary, viewer.
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 The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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 Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message. The Real Winning Edge 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 (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30 AM (on 58.2; ended 11/9/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mouse in the House is a science series targeted to viewers age 9-12 that educates children about science concepts, introducing them to science and math by exploring fundamental principles such as gravity, pressure, kinetics and magnetism by conducting science experiments in an integrated and entertaining way. It is produced using a combination of 3D animation and live footage. The host, Max, is a 3D animated mouse in a 3D animated laboratory setting. Max the Mouse talks to the audience and the participants, explaining what the science concept and experiment is and how to perform it. The participants are junior high school children guided by a science facilitator. Together they perform the experiment instructed by Max the Mouse. Max also proceeds via 3D animation to explain the outcome of the experiment and how it happened.
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 The Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7:00 AM
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 Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
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 Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 and 9:00 AM (on 58.2; ended 11/9/13)
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television series targeted to children ages 2-6, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life, from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D., and her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Definitely an offbeat family! Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting, a cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories.
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 Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30 AM
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 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RESCUE HEROES is a program designed to serve the education and information needs of children ages 6-11. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize around the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half-hour program is comprised of two 11-minute episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the episodes using action and humor to convey pro-social messages and ideals like keeping na open mind, asking for help, facing one's fears, persistence pays off, and being prepared in addition to emphasizing positive traits like following procedures, training, and the value of teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and provide information relating to the educational message portrayed in each storyline. The E/I bug is displayed throughout each broadcast to help parents identify the program as an educational and informational program for young children.
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 Adventures of Chuck and Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00 AM
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 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Chuck and Friends is an action-comedy to inspire children, especially 4-7 year-old boys to approach playtime as an exciting, limitless adventure in which everyone learns how to solve problems creatively, compassionately, and with a sense of humor. Chuck's storylines and characters aim to spark you children's imaginations and encourage them to think of fun ways of turning their daydreams into action-packed adventures and games with their real-life friends. To support this mission, the characters and stories will inspire children to be good friends to their peers at home and at school by approaching social situations with self-confidence and a willingness to try new things. Through each week's stories, Chuck and his friends will use problem-solving strategies such as teamwork, thinking creatively, taking responsibilities for their actions, perserverance when they encounter obstacles and to ask for help when trying to handle a frustrating situation. Each week's stories will demonstrate through creative storytelling by acknowledging that making mistakes is an natural part of any problem-solving, and everyone has strengths and weaknesses.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Westfield Insurance Quizbusters
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 12:00 PM (started 11/2/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 9
Number of Preemptions 0
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. "Westfield Insurance Quizbusters" is WNAB's ongoing academic challenge series celebrating the academic excellence found among the ranks of area high schools. It is currently the only show of its kind to be found in the Nashville television market. Each week two four-person teams representing area high schools meet to answer academic questions in the quest to earn enough points to qualify for the Westfield Insurance Quizbusters tournament where participating teams vie for over $20,000 in academic grants. Although the show consists mainly of academic questions and answers, we do not list it as an E-I program because the information presented comes from various academic disciplines and is presented largely without context. However, we do feel that by celebrating these academic superstars on local television and providing prizes, we are doing our part to encourage academic development and bolster school spirit for the teams who participate. Although the show's primary purpose is not specifically to educate young viewers, the material presented is undoubtedly informational in nature and still represents a significant purpose for the show. While "Westfield Insurance Quizbusters" may not be primarily focused on providing educational content on its own merits, we intend for the program to celebrate education itself and to reward those who have attained a high level of achievement in the classroom. That is why we list this program on this form.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? No

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Michael A. Hook
Address 631 Mainstream Drive
City Nashville
State TN
Zip 37228
Telephone Number 615-338-5969
Email Address mhook@wnab.sbgnet.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 station terminated analog operations on February 17, 2009. Accordingly, Questions 2, 3, and 4 refer to the station's primary digital stream and Questions 8, 9, and 10 refer to multicast programming. Questions 7(b) and 7(c) are no longer applicable. NOTE ON CTA COMPLIANCE: After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies as follows: (i) the only programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that the station broadcast this quarter are disclosed in this report (including in this Question 17) and (ii) the licensee fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to these programs. In addition to the educational or informational programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under on the main program stream: Sonic X Saturdays 8:00 AM 10/5/13-10/5/13-12/28/13 Bolts and Blip Saturdays 8:30 AM 10/5/13-10/5/13-12/28/13 Spectacular Spider-Man Saturdays 9:00 AM 10/5/13-10/5/13-12/28/13 Justice League Unlimited Saturdays 9:30 AM 10/5/13-10/5/13-12/28/13 Dragonball Z Kai Saturdays 10:00 AM 10/5/13-10/5/13-12/28/13 B-Daman Crossfire Saturdays 10:30 AM 10/5/13-10/5/13-12/28/13 Yu-Gi-OH! Saturdays 11:00 AM 10/5/13-10/5/13-12/28/13 Yu-Gi-OH! Zexal Saturdays 11:30 AM 10/5/13-10/5/13-12/28/13

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 7:00 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. JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES Renowned animal expert Jack Hanna travels to remote areas in search of animals in their natural habitats. In each episode of the program, viewers follow Jack as he spends time with nature's creatures and various experts that are knowledgeable about each animal and their habitat. Each episode is designed to reveal to young viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social, conservation-oriented values. Hanna's easygoing, avuncular style and the stunning, non-exploitative nature photography in the series provide a context of entertainment for 13-16 year olds while the facts and information presented by Hanna and the other experts featured on the program give children a baseline of information about wildlife, including habitats, symbiotic relationships, and the impact of humans on their lifestyles.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Ariel and Zooey, Eli Too (58.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00,7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30 AM (on 58.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. Ariel & Zoey (Eli Too), also known as AZE2, provides CORE programming in the areas music, art and history for children ages 2-6. For example, the show introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. Of course, there is plenty of music in the show. AZE2's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons -- treating others with respect and kindness.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Coolest Places on Earth
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. RESCUE HEROES is a program designed to serve the education and information needs of children ages 6-11. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize around the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Each half-hour program is comprised of two 11-minute episodes. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the episodes using action and humor to convey pro-social messages and ideals like keeping na open mind, asking for help, facing one's fears, persistence pays off, and being prepared in addition to emphasizing positive traits like following procedures, training, and the value of teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and provide information relating to the educational message portrayed in each storyline. The E/I bug is displayed throughout each broadcast to help parents identify the program as an educational and informational program for young children.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE YOUNG ICONS Each week, The Young Icons offers a glimpse inside the lives of the brightest and the best of America's youth (age 18 and younger), including world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs. Their amazing stories are presented to inspire and educate children ages 13-16. Distributor includes the E/I symbol throughout the program to help parents identify this program as a positive learning experience for their children. Some of the "Young Icons" featured include: Patrick Pedraja, a 14-year-old actor and philanthropist, who traveled America by RV raising awareness for cancer by signing donors up for the National Marrow Registry. Track phenomenon, Turquoise Thompson, who sprinted her way into the record books and earned herself a full ride to UCLA. Kimberly Anyadike, who became the youngest pilot to fly across the country. Sisters Marni and Berni Barta, who created Kidflicks -- a nonprofit organization that donates new and used DVDs to children's hospitals across America.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Eco-Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ECO COMPANY Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team find out about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally each week the show will provide practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company "members", or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. An Eco Company website that can be easily accessed by parents provides a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It will also provide a listing of the weekly episodes and topics aired on broadcast stations through the USA. Advanced notice of future episodes will also be available to parents and consumers by the website.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 1:00 PM
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 Real Winning Edge is a weekly half-hour television series that meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Children's Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges. Recognizing that 13 to 16-year-olds are likely to be influenced by celebrities, the series features role models from the professional sports and the entertainment industries. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, presenting a powerful and positive message.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Adventures of Chuck and Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Chuck and Friends is an action-comedy to inspire children, especially 4-7 year-old boys to approach playtime as an exciting, limitless adventure in which everyone learns how to solve problems creatively, compassionately, and with a sense of humor. Chuck's storylines and characters aim to spark you children's imaginations and encourage them to think of fun ways of turning their daydreams into action-packed adventures and games with their real-life friends. To support this mission, the characters and stories will inspire children to be good friends to their peers at home and at school by approaching social situations with self-confidence and a willingness to try new things. Through each week's stories, Chuck and his friends will use problem-solving strategies such as teamwork, thinking creatively, taking responsibilities for their actions, perserverance when they encounter obstacles and to ask for help when trying to handle a frustrating situation. Each week's stories will demonstrate through creative storytelling by acknowledging that making mistakes is an natural part of any problem-solving, and everyone has strengths and weaknesses.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL ATLAS Animal Atlas is an entirely appropriate title for this engaging and informative series. Just as browsing through a good atlas makes information about terrain and natural boundaries accessible and appealing, this program brings information about the natural world of animals to viewers in a non-didactic, entertaining way. Its approach in no way diminishes the learning that takes place when observations lead to conclusions-and young minds will draw many conclusions about the natural world shown in this series. These conclusions are consistent with nationally published curriculum goals in the natural sciences. They include concepts such as the functions of animals in an ecosystem (predator/prey relationships, etc.), the elements of animal classification, and the general emphasis on life science. The programs consist of original and detailed footage of animals, a narration, and a charming musical score. The fast moving clips of greatly varied species and subspecies allows viewers to compare and contrast structure and functionality of animal physiologies and behaviors. The animal subjects are presented as they move informally and comfortably through their normal activities. There is no heightened or artificial drama in the presentations. The narration is well informed and unobtrusive, allowing for the inevitable learning that comes from wonder and delight. Even after thirty years of televised animal footage, this series presents vignettes that are new and very engaging. This series also presents in a non-exploitive way views of animal behavior and physiology that traditional pedagogical programming might not include. The ability for young people to observe, wonder, and compare is one of the strengths of the series. While the series builds upon and reinforces life science concepts begun at lower levels, the content, the treatment of the content, the presumption of scientific understanding, and particularly the tone and emphasis of the series are most appropriate for secondary schools. General life science concepts in the episodes reviewed are expected to be learned by middle school where many states begin heavy emphasis in life science. The footage of many species would be compelling to any age, but the level of language and presentation again suggests a secondary school target audience for learning. The terms "predator', "prey", "herbivore", "omnivore" and related vocabulary are not generally expected to be learned before the pre-teen years. Because these terms are not explained in depth, the topics are presumably familiar to the target audience, which would place the level of comfort in middle school for a typical young person. The information presented, e.g. the difference between alligators and crocodiles, the number of teeth grown by sharks in a lifetime, is interesting for that age group. Some of the program segments clearly would be marked for a secondary, as opposed to an elementary, viewer.

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