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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-166960
Submit Date:
04/07/2015
Call Sign:
WSAV-TV
Facility ID:
48662
City:
SAVANNAH
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/07/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2015

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Savannah
Web Home Page Address www.wsav.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 11:00am Saturday, Channel 39.1
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 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TREE FU TOM is all about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom in the wondrous, enchanted kingdom of Treetopolis, where movement creates magic and the audience can be superheroes too.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8:00am Saturday, Channel 39.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures (GSA) is an educational children's television series intended to promote literacy. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 8-12, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. Since its debut in 2007, GSA has produced 165 half-hour episodes that feature stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. GSA provides something that educators can't necessarily offer or replicate in a school setting, as it gives students a real world connection to their writing. Young students have the opportunity to understand the impact of writing on a broader audience by submitting their own writing to the show for consideration and adaptation. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academic skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title The Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Tuesday, Channel 39.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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, a weekly half-hour shot in high definition, features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs - all under the age of 18.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Young Icons
List date and time rescheduled 10:30am Friday, 1/23/15, Channel 39.3
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # Tuesday, 1/13/15
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Weather 101 for Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Wednesday, Channel 39.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced and shared by local Media General member stations, Weather 101 for Kids is designed to introduce children to the different weather terms used by television meteorologists and the different weather conditions they can encounter in everyday life. The programs also demonstrate how broadcast meteorologists report major severe weather events, including hurricanes, tropical storms, blizzards, thunderstorms and tornadoes. Viewers also meet children within their age group that have pursued an interest in meteorology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Weather 101 for Kids
List date and time rescheduled 10:30am Monday, 1/26/15, Channel 39.3
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # Wednesday, 1/14/15
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Thursday, Channel 39.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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 live action half-hour program that follows host Jarod Miller to the nearest and farthest corners of the world. An experienced science journalist and member of the Explorer's Club, Jarod Miller explores land, air and sea to introduce children to places, people and things they may never have seen. The program's mission is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
List date and time rescheduled 10:30am Friday, 1/30/15, Channel 39.3
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # Thursday, 1/15/15
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Saturday, Channel 39.2
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as spirits, legendary creatures, monsters, dinosaurs and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Saturday, Channel 39.1
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 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The doors of The Costume Coop" are now open for business! Step into the Coop as Chica, Kelly and the singing/dancing duo of Mr. and Mrs. C...(also known as Chica's Mom and Dad0...welcome you with open wings for fantastic adventures and dress-up fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 9:30am Saturday, Channel 39.2
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:00am Saturday, Channel 39.1
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 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Astroblast!" follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station - the coolest hangout in the galaxy. The team of animals who run it are the best of friends - Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet - all under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus. But when you stick five friends with very different personalities in one place - things are bound to get messy. Through it all, the "Astroblast!" crew accept their differences, help one another, make new friends, and discover that getting along is always out of this world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title XIS, with Wizard Wellnitz
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:00am Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Channel 39.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 35
Total times aired 38
Number of Preemptions 3
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. Produced by Media General station WJBF-TV in Augusta, GA. for broadcast within the Media General group, XIS is a science and nature program starring William R. Wellnitz, Ph.D, Professor of Biology at Augusta State University. In each program, "Wizard Wellnitz" conducts experiments, most of which can be duplicated by children 13-16 with the assistance of their parents, which demonstrate the many scientific principles we encounter in everyday life. The programs also take viewers on field trips to science museums and nature preserves, involves local student guests in many of the experiments, and features guest scientific experts who discuss their specific fields of expertise.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program XIS, with Wizard Wellnitz
List date and time rescheduled 10:00am Friday, 1/30/15, Channel 39.3
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # Thursday, 1/15/15
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program XIS, with Wizard Wellnitz
List date and time rescheduled 10:00am Monday, 1/26/15, Channel 39.3
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # Wednesday, 1/14/15
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program XIS, with Wizard Wellnitz
List date and time rescheduled 10:00am Friday, 1/23/15, Channel 39.3
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # Tuesday, 1/13/15
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 9:00am Saturday, Channel 39.2
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 11:30am Saturday, Channel 39.1
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 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra-athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 12:00pm Saturday, Channel 39.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Poppy Cat and her friends as they embark on extraordinary adventures through fantastical lands. Seen through the eyes of Poppy's imaginative young owner, a little girl called Lara, each episode tells the tale of a very special cat and her colorful band of friends.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat
List date and time rescheduled 9:00am Saturday, 1/31/15, Channel 39.1
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 1/31/15
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8:30am Saturday, Channel 39.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures (GSA) is an educational children's television series intended to promote literacy. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 8-12, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. Since its debut in 2007, GSA has produced 165 half-hour episodes that feature stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. GSA provides something that educators can't necessarily offer or replicate in a school setting, as it gives students a real world connection to their writing. Young students have the opportunity to understand the impact of writing on a broader audience by submitting their own writing to the show for consideration and adaptation. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academic skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:00am Saturday, Channel 39.2
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as spirits, legendary creatures, monsters, dinosaurs and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 12:30pm Saturday, Channel 39.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All aboard the Noodle and Doodle Bus! Craft, cook and play with Sean, Noodle and Doodle! Have fun learaning to cook new and exciting recipes! Then, using recycled materials from the recipe, make fun and exciting crafts for you and your child. Join Doggity and friends as they cook up another special treat!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 9:30am Saturday, 2/21/15, Channel 39.1
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 2/21/15
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 9:30am Saturday, 1/17/15, Channel 39.1
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 1/17/15
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 9:30am Saturday, 2/28/15, Channel 39.1
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 2/28/15
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 9:30am Saturday, 1/31/15, Channel 39.1
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 1/31/15
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 9:30am Saturday, 1/10/15, Channel 39.1
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 1/10/15
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle & Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 9:30am Saturday, 2/7/15, Channel 39.1
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, 2/7/15
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 David J. Stagnitto
Address PO Box 2429
City Savannah
State GA
Zip 31402
Telephone Number 912-644-6821
Email Address dstagnitto@wsav.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. On June 12, 2009, the station completed the transition to digital television. After that date, the responses to Question 4 apply solely to the station's primary digital program stream. Except as set forth herein, the children's programming and promotional content furnished to the Station during the quarter complied with the commercial limits of the Children's Television Act, and 47 C.F.R. 73.670(a)-(d). 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 that were not "educational or informational" programming: None.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 9:30am Saturday, Channel 39.2
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8:30am Saturday, Channel 39.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures (GSA) is an educational children's television series intended to promote literacy. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 8-12, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. Since its debut in 2007, GSA has produced 165 half-hour episodes that feature stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. GSA provides something that educators can't necessarily offer or replicate in a school setting, as it gives students a real world connection to their writing. Young students have the opportunity to understand the impact of writing on a broader audience by submitting their own writing to the show for consideration and adaptation. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academic skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screeen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8:00am Saturday, Channel 39.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures (GSA) is an educational children's television series intended to promote literacy. Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 8-12, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard. Since its debut in 2007, GSA has produced 165 half-hour episodes that feature stories written by almost 1,000 elementary school students. GSA provides something that educators can't necessarily offer or replicate in a school setting, as it gives students a real world connection to their writing. Young students have the opportunity to understand the impact of writing on a broader audience by submitting their own writing to the show for consideration and adaptation. Green Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academic skills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Saturday, Channel 39.2
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as spirits, legendary creatures, monsters, dinosaurs and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 11:30am Saturday, Channel 39.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna follows the adventures of a little six-year-old girl who's completely, undeniably and passionately into just one thing: Science. For Luna, the earth is a giant laboratory, and she dives into every new experience with boundless energy and enthusiasm, along with her little brother, Jupiter, and her pet ferret, Clive. What most of us ignore, Luna notices, and she cannot rest until she is able to answer the question, "Whis is this happening?" There is nothing Luna won't do to find the answers to her scientific questions.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 12:30pm Saturday, Channel 39.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TREE FU TOM is all about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom in the wondrous, enchanted kingdom of Treetopolis, where movement creates magic and the audience can be superheroes too.
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:00am Saturday, Channel 39.2
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. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as spirits, legendary creatures, monsters, dinosaurs and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been emailed in by viewers, in a feature called "V-Files", as well as a way to create your own versions of the mysteries in the show in his "Mystery Lab" segment.
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:00am Saturday, Channel 39.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Astroblast!" follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station - the coolest hangout in the galaxy. The team of animals who run it are the best of friends - Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet - all under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus. But when you stick five friends with very different personalities in one place - things are bound to get messy. Through it all, the "Astroblast!" crew accept their differences, help one another, make new friends, and discover that getting along is always out of this world.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Lazytown
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 11:00am Saturday, Channel 39.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra-athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 12:00pm Saturday, Channel 39.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Poppy Cat and her friends as they embark on extraordinary adventures through fantastical lands. Seen through the eyes of Poppy's imaginative young owner, a little girl called Lara, each episode tells the tale of a very special cat and her colorful band of friends.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 9:00am Saturday, Channel 39.2
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. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title The Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Tuesday, Channel 39.3
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, a weekly half-hour shot in high definition, features stories about world-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs - all under the age of 18.
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Saturday, Channel 39.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The doors of The Costume Coop" are now open for business! Step into the Coop as Chica, Kelly and the singing/dancing duo of Mr. and Mrs. C...(also known as Chica's Mom and Dad0...welcome you with open wings for fantastic adventures and dress-up fun.
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Weather 101 for Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Wednesday, Channel 39.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Produced and shared by local Media General member stations, Weather 101 for Kids is designed to introduce children to the different weather terms used by television meteorologists and the different weather conditions they can encounter in everyday life. The programs also demonstrate how broadcast meteorologists report major severe weather events, including hurricanes, tropical storms, blizzards, thunderstorms and tornadoes. Viewers also meet children within their age group that have pursued an interest in meteorology.
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title XIS, with Wizard Wellnitz
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:00am Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Channel 39.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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. Produced by Media General station WJBF-TV in Augusta, GA. for broadcast within the Media General group, XIS is a science and nature program starring William R. Wellnitz, Ph.D, Professor of Biology at Augusta State University. In each program, "Wizard Wellnitz" conducts experiments, most of which can be duplicated by children 13-16 with the assistance of their parents, which demonstrate the many scientific principles we encounter in everyday life. The programs also take viewers on field trips to science museums and nature preserves, involves local student guests in many of the experiments, and features guest scientific experts who discuss their specific fields of expertise.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 10:30am Thursday, Channel 39.3
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 live action half-hour program that follows host Jarod Miller to the nearest and farthest corners of the world. An experienced science journalist and member of the Explorer's Club, Jarod Miller explores land, air and sea to introduce children to places, people and things they may never have seen. The program's mission is to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore.

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