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

FRN:
0004970646
File Number:
CPR-135091
Submit Date:
10/09/2012
Call Sign:
KVCW
Facility ID:
10195
City:
LAS VEGAS
State:
NV
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2012

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 Las Vegas
Web Home Page Address www.thecwlasvegas.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 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: 7.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Dino Squad
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00a, 9:30, 7/7 - 9/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series follows five teenagers who are accidentally morphed into dinosaurs, which brings them together to find a way to stop the efforts of a mad scientist who is plotting to return the world to its prehistoric state. Each episode portrays these teens facing and finding solutions to problems that are relevant to contemporary viewers. Along the way, they struggle with interpersonal issues such how and why to work with people they do not really understand, the meaning and value of honesty, teamwork, perseverance, self-confidence, sharing credit, using each person's strengths while ignoring weaknesses, and getting along in difficult situations. They learn that positive behavior results in positive consequences. This series combines the fascination of dinosaurs with familiar issues that children have to face each day. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00a, 9/22 - 9/29/12, 7:30a, 8/25 - 9/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild Ltd.
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 8:30a, 7/2 - 9/3/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. Each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at hand, the conservation listing and why/how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title The Doodlebops
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30a, 7/1 -9/30/12
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem. Important life lessons are imparted in the process, and the lessons learned are reinforced through a musical interlude. This program focuses on encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative and also providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 8:30a, 9/10 - 9/24/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00a, 7:30a, 8:00a, 7/7 - 9/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. In addition to puppets and animated characters, Gina D is surrounded by a group of whimsical characters which include Simon, Miss Muffin the Cook, Mr. Pockets and Pierre. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, the program attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math readiness, and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not talking to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience. This program aired on the tertiary digital stream, channel 33.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00p, 9/15 - 9/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a success in sports and in life through in-depth, human-interest stories that reveal the challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. These stories reinforce the importance of key values like dedication, discipline and commitment and community involvement. They inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Cubix, Robots for Everyone
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00a, 7/7 - 9/15/12, 7:30a, 7/7 - 8/18/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A futuristic animated series that features a diverse group of adolescent characters and their intelligent, "feeling" robot. A significant purpose of the program is to inspire and promote pro-social values and altruistic behaviors such as community participation and support, resilience, tolerance, and perseverance. The social-emotional learning objectives of the series include the modeling and reinforcement of age appropriate interpersonal skills, self-confidence, courage and personal responsibility. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00a, 8:30a, 7/7/ - 9/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry. The fictional city Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Episodes are divided into multiple segments with different themes. The first and last segments involve the children in Busytown exploring their community. At the end of each segment the children have learned a little about their community and the world they live in. The middle segment shows children life in other cities featuring daily activities of adult characters in places such as Paris or Rome. Each episode includes two song segments in which the first, "Imagine That", teaches various things like general science to how banks work. The second song segment that teaches safety is called "Play it Safe". The aim of the series is to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play, teach pro-social behavior (such as generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies), help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community, help children develop skills on which academic learning depends such as attention, language, memory, active processing of a story and an interest in reading. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a, 7/7 - 9/29/12
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Featuring ventriloquist Taylor Mason each episode of this program provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. Each episode includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned. This program aired on the tertiary digital stream, channel 33.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30a, 9:00a, 7/7 - 9/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television program, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends which happen to include puppet pets. Courtney's thoughtful guidance helps her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The program celebrates the joy of childhood through music and storytelling. The program is a nurturing environment where the characters support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face. This program aired on the tertiary digital stream, channel 33.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00a, 7/7 - 9/29/12
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 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: STORY THEATRE, BRAIN GAMES, PUPIL'S COURT, FOOD FOLKS PUPPETS, DETECTIVE McMYSTERY and JOURNAL JOURNEY. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30a, 7/7 - 9/29/12
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the works of Richard Scarry, this program brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts and ultimately reach conclusions. Also, the program helps develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of each episode's overall theme. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 8:30a, 7/6 - 9/28/12
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. This is a teen-hosted program that profiles individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts and advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology, and offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The show also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the show's website. This kid-friendly series uses peer reporting to address various environmental issues from a youthful point of view. By doing so, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism rather than just talking about the importance of living green. It also stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they might seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00a, 7/1 - 9/30/12
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Together kids favorite rockin' band, The Doodlebops, and their fans explore the world of the Doodlenet on their magical tour bus. Deedee, Rooney, and Moe Doodle help their fans, and themselves, solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun, new destinations. Want to visit a gigantic water park for a day to conquer your fear of swimming? No problem! Ready to travel into a giant's mouth to see why you should brush your teeth? Hold on tight! With a little song, dance, and teamwork the Doodlebops are always ready to rock into a new adventure! This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title M@dAbout
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 8:30a, 7/5 - 9/27/12
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. M@dAbout conveys important messages about life skills like personal finance, health and nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improvisational comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 8:30a, 7/3 - 9/25/12
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. Renowned animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna and 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 viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 8:30a, 7/4 - 9/26/12
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. This show includes dog health, nutrition, safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and history. The program showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs. This program aired on the main digital stream.
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 Liberty's Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Monday - Friday, 6:30a, 7/2 - 9/25/12, 9/27 - 9/28/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 64
Number of Preemptions 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ben Franklin hires an American teenaged boy, a young English lady and a French orphaned boy as reporters during the Revolution for his newspaper the Pennsylvania Gazette. Through these reporters and their travels to ordinary homes, battlefields from Virginia to Massachusetts and the royal courts of France and England, the viewer is exposed to the issues which prompted the colonies to seek freedom. Through the explanation of these issues by such historical figures as Jefferson and Paine, the viewer also learns the impact theses issues have on the lives of ordinary citizens. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
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? Yes
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? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time This TV was off air on 9/26/12, 6:15a - 7:00a. Episode was not rescheduled.

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 Roni Dixon - Programming Coordinator
Address 3830 S. Jones Blvd.
City Las Vegas
State NV
Zip 89103
Telephone Number 702-382-2121
Email Address rdixon@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. In addition to airing Public Service Announcements, KVCW was involved in the following public service activities: KVCW aired the "City Beat" program at various times throughout the quarter, but always bi-weekly. "City Beat" is a local city-produced "town hall" type program featuring government and community related events such as city council meetings, recreational activities, parades and multicultural events.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 8:30a, 10/1 - 12/31/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title M@dAbout
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 8:30a, 10/4 - 12/27/12
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. M@dAbout conveys important messages about life skills like personal finance, health and nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision making in a fun and entertaining way. Each episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic actors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improvisational comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a, 10/6 - 12/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Danger Rangers is an animated series focusing on rules for safety in various situations and providing children with clear cut safety information. The show reinforces concepts of teamwork and preparedness, and models for children the acquisition of important health and safety information. The episodes are structured to present potential safety concerns, such as the need to take proper safety precautions when swimming, or how to prepare for and react in emergencies, and use a song to introduce the relevant steps that should be taken. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00a, 8:30a, 10/6 - 12 /29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wimzie is a five year old puppet monster who attends daycare at her 150 year old Grandmother's house along with her brother and other friends. The series' characters are just familiar enough for the viewers to identify with but different enough to point out that the action takes place in an enchanted fantasy world of monsters. Through unforgettable adventures and original toe-tapping sing-along songs young viewers are introduced to topics of friendship, generosity, jealousy, diversity and sibling rivalry from a preschooler's point of view. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00a, 7:30a, 8:00a, 10/6 - 12/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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. Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. In addition to puppets and animated characters, Gina D is surrounded by a group of whimsical characters which include Simon, Miss Muffin the Cook, Mr. Pockets and Pierre. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, the program attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math readiness, and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not talking to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience. This program will air on the tertiary digital stream, channel 33.3.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 8:30a, 10/3 - 12/26/12
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. This show includes dog health, nutrition, safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and history. The program showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title The Doodlebops
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30a, 10/7 - 12/30/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem. Important life lessons are imparted in the process, and the lessons learned are reinforced through a musical interlude. This program focuses on encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative and also providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 8:30a, 10/2 - 12/25/12
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. Renowned animal expert Jack Hanna travels the world to remote areas to study animals in their natural habitat. In each episode of this program, viewers learn as cameras follow Jack Hanna and 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 viewers the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30a, 9:00a, 10/6 - 12/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television program, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends which happen to include puppet pets. Courtney's thoughtful guidance helps her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The program celebrates the joy of childhood through music and storytelling. The program is a nurturing environment where the characters support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face. This program will air on the tertiary digital stream, channel 33.3.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 12:00p, 10/6 - 12/29/12
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow displays the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a success in sports and in life through in-depth, human-interest stories that reveal the challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. These stories reinforce the importance of key values like dedication, discipline and commitment and community involvement. They inspire and teach our youth that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00a, 7:30a, 10/6 - 12/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each week the Rescue Heroes are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30a, 10/6 - 12/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. Featuring ventriloquist Taylor Mason each episode of this program provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. Each episode includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned. This program will air on the tertiary digital stream, channel 33.3.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 8:30a, 10/5 - 12/28/12
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. This is a teen-hosted program that profiles individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts and advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology, and offers advice on how to be more eco-wise while performing daily activities. The show also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the show's website. This kid-friendly series uses peer reporting to address various environmental issues from a youthful point of view. By doing so, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism rather than just talking about the importance of living green. It also stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they might seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00a, 10/7 - 12/30/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Together kids favorite rockin' band, The Doodlebops, and their fans explore the world of the Doodlenet on their magical tour bus. Deedee, Rooney, and Moe Doodle help their fans, and themselves, solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun, new destinations. Want to visit a gigantic water park for a day to conquer your fear of swimming? No problem! Ready to travel into a giant's mouth to see why you should brush your teeth? Hold on tight! With a little song, dance, and teamwork the Doodlebops are always ready to rock into a new adventure! This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30a, 10/6 - 12/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry. The fictional city Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Episodes are divided into multiple segments with different themes. The first and last segments involve the children in Busytown exploring their community. At the end of each segment the children have learned a little about their community and the world they live in. The middle segment shows children life in other cities featuring daily activities of adult characters in places such as Paris or Rome. Each episode includes two song segments in which the first, "Imagine That", teaches various things like general science to how banks work. The second song segment that teaches safety is called "Play it Safe". The aim of the series is to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play, teach pro-social behavior (such as generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies), help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community, help children develop skills on which academic learning depends such as attention, language, memory, active processing of a story and an interest in reading. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Country Mouse, City Mouse
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00a, 10/6 - 12/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The much-loved children's fable comes to television in a brand new way, full of mysteries, adventures and characters with a unique mouse perspective on the world. Come along with Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander. These two affable travelers visit friends and family around the globe, stumbling across mastermind criminals, royalty, famous inventors, artists and an array of fellow adventurers. Each adventure is based on a real event that took place at the beginning of the 20th century. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:00a, 10/6 - 12/29/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewer's submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: STORY THEATRE, BRAIN GAMES, PUPIL'S COURT, FOOD FOLKS PUPPETS, DETECTIVE McMYSTERY and JOURNAL JOURNEY. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 33.2.

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