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

FRN:
0030884704
File Number:
CPR-157457
Submit Date:
07/09/2014
Call Sign:
WREX
Facility ID:
73940
City:
ROCKFORD
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2014

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, Me-TV, CW
Nielsen DMA Rockford
Web Home Page Address http://www.wrex.com

Digital Core Programming

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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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title "ANIMAL SCIENCE" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 12:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CW - "ANIMAL SCIENCE" uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. The enthusiastic host's modern vocal style will be engaging to the target audience. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, "ANIMAL SCIENCE" goes one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Lazy Town - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
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 Lazy Town - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 6/14/2014 8:00 am
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 # Sat. 6/14/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 5/31/2014 8:00 am
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 # Sat. 5/31/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sun. 6/8/2014 7:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat. 6/7/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title "Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 1:30pm
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. CW - "Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition" is an FCC Friendly, Education/Informational series. It provides its target age group of teens 13-16 with behind-the-screen background & techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big - NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
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. NBC - Think Big features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is sent in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials and then sketch, design and build their idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup.
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 Think Big - NBC
List date and time rescheduled
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 # Sun. 5/25/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Think Big - NBC
List date and time rescheduled
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 # Sun. 6/8/2014
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title "Live Life and Win!" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 1:00pm
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. CW - "Live Life and Win!" has inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition. The goals of the series are to encourage the audience to: explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and to uncover personal passions; and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to Live Life and Win!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30am
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - Noodle and Doodle begins with a double-decker bus driving around West Michigan, driven by Sean Roach. Sean then visits a family to get ideas for a recipe and a craft. Doodle then draws out a "blueprint" for what Sean will make. He teaches the viewing audience how to make healthy recipes and crafts step-by-step. There is also an animated segment called "Doggity's", where Sean's pet beagle Doggity also makes a recipe with his other dog friends in a restaurant in Doggity's imagination. Sean and the children featured in the episode recycle an object from the recipe to use for a craft.
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 and Doodle - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 6/7/2014 7:30 am
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 # Sat. 6/7/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Justin Time - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:00am
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to different places around the world, providing him with an experience to help solve his problem when he returns home. Justin is accompanied by two imaginary friends throughout his adventures; Olive, a knowledgeable playmate, and Squidgy, the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Some examples of Justin's lessons involve learning that it takes focus to achieve success, our failures can teach what we need to do to succeed next time, or when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find an alternative way to achieve your goal. Justin promotes self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
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 Justin Time - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 6/7/2014 12:00 pm
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 # Sat. 6/7/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Edgemont - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MeTV - Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationship, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:00 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. MeTV - 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 (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30 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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MeTV - Mystery Hunters Araya and Christina are regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories and unexplained phenomena. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography and international customs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - Tree Fu Tom is about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his back garden.
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 Tree Fu Tom - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 6/7/2014 12:30 pm
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 # Sat. 6/7/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 12:30am
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. CW - Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World provides dynamic core programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need - ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title The Chica Show - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:00am
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NBC - The Chica Show stars Chica, the chipper host who kids already know and love. The characters' imaginative play doubles as a teacher of tot-size life lessons about being a good friend, taking responsibility for your actions, and respecting grown-ups. The show's unique filming style combines live-action and animated sequences, helping little ones differentiate between real life and make-believe and catering to the series' sense of adventure and fun.
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 Chica Show - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 6/7/2014 7:00 am
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 # Sat. 6/7/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Zou - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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. NBC - Zou is a French animated children's television series inspired by the books of Michel Gay made by the Cyber Group Studios. Zou is based on a young zebra named Bizou, whose nickname is Zou, and his family. The episodes usually take place at Zou's house or in his backyard. Zou lives with his mother, father, grandparents, and great-grandmother in a typical suburban town, but this town is special as its population is entirely zebras! His family is always there for him whenever there's a problem, whether it's an issue with his friends and other family members or just that he needs a fun, new game to play.
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 Zou - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 4/5/2014 8:30 am
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 # Sat. 4/5/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

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Title of Program Zou - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 5/3/2014 8:30 AM
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 # Sat. 5/3/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

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Title of Program Zou - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sun. 6/14/2014 8:30 AM
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 # Sun. 6/14/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Zou - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 4/26/2014 8:30 AM
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 # Sat. 4/26/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Zou - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sun. 6/8/2014 7:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Sat. 6/7/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Zou - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 4/19/2014 8:30 AM
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 # Sat. 4/19/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Zou - NBC
List date and time rescheduled Sat. 5/31/2014 8:30 AM
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 # Sat. 5/31/2014
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title "On the Spot" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am
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. CW - "On the Spot" is based on the Common Core State Standards. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MeTV - Green Screen Adventures company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academics kills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. Utilizing humor as a powerful leaming tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through ageappropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementarys chool students,a ges7 -13, children get the messaget hat their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:00 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. MeTV - Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 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 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MeTV - Green Screen Adventures company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academics kills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. Utilizing humor as a powerful leaming tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through ageappropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementarys chool students,a ges7 -13, children get the messaget hat their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title "CHAT ROOM" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CW - "CHAT ROOM" provides a compelling look at real-life situations that happen to today's teens as dramatized by teen actors. Our adult host and teen panel then discuss the issues presented in a direct and forthright manner. The goal is to present issues that are real and raw and discuss the pros and cons of each situation in a freeflowing environment. "CHAT ROOM" may not have all the answers but it offers a place where young people can watch and discuss the problems they face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat 6:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. CW - 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.
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

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat 6:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. CW - 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.
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

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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 Trista Truesdale
Address P.O. Box 530
City Rockford
State IL
Zip 61105
Telephone Number 815-335-2213
Email Address ttruesdale@wrex.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 More You Know's" comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) provides in-depth referral information, in connection with the on-air public service announcements. Content includes: video of all current public service announcements, a general campaign overview, message boards, press releases, kids pages and referral information by topic to partnering agencies referenced in the PSAs. The site includes a comprehensive list of the campaign's accolades, including Emmy and Peabody awards. In addition, a behind-the-scenes story with clips from talent interviews can be viewed.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Lazy Town - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am
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. NBC - Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters' eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends ("human" puppets) and her Uncle (Mayor Milford Meanswell) navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy and influencer who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus, a gymnast/athlete prepared to answer any call for help, comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin-like aircraft that hovers over earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating "sports candy" (aka fruits and vegetables), always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities including playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big - NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun. 7:00am
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. NBC - Think Big features top kid inventors who face off against each other in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. Each episode is sent in the Think Tank, a studio filled top to bottom with art supplies and construction materials. Two teams, each led by a Featured Inventor, brainstorm, choose materials and then sketch, design and build their idea. Once completed, the competing inventions are presented to a judge. The best invention wins bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30am
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. NBC - Tree Fu Tom is about the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'movement magic' called 'Tree Fu', can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero and travel to a wondrous enchanted kingdom called Treetopolis that exists in a tree in his back garden.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title "Live Life and Win!" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 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. CW - "Live Life and Win!" has inspirational segments and teen success stories of character and personal determination in the arts, school, sports, and community considers topics such as social responsibility and justice, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement, volunteerism, and life skills such as the importance of exercise and nutrition. The goals of the series are to encourage the audience to: explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and to uncover personal passions; and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to Live Life and Win!
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 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 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MeTV - Green Screen Adventures company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academics kills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. Utilizing humor as a powerful leaming tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through ageappropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementarys chool students,a ges7 -13, children get the messaget hat their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title "CHAT ROOM" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00am
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. CW - "CHAT ROOM" provides a compelling look at real-life situations that happen to today's teens as dramatized by teen actors. Our adult host and teen panel then discuss the issues presented in a direct and forthright manner. The goal is to present issues that are real and raw and discuss the pros and cons of each situation in a freeflowing environment. "CHAT ROOM" may not have all the answers but it offers a place where young people can watch and discuss the problems they face.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title "On the Spot" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30am
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. CW - "On the Spot" is based on the Common Core State Standards. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Zou - NBC
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am
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. NBC - Zou is a French animated children's television series inspired by the books of Michel Gay made by the Cyber Group Studios. Zou is based on a young zebra named Bizou, whose nickname is Zou, and his family. The episodes usually take place at Zou's house or in his backyard. Zou lives with his mother, father, grandparents, and great-grandmother in a typical suburban town, but this town is special as its population is entirely zebras! His family is always there for him whenever there's a problem, whether it's an issue with his friends and other family members or just that he needs a fun, new game to play.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am
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. NBC - Noodle and Doodle begins with a double-decker bus driving around West Michigan, driven by Sean Roach. Sean then visits a family to get ideas for a recipe and a craft. Doodle then draws out a "blueprint" for what Sean will make. He teaches the viewing audience how to make healthy recipes and crafts step-by-step. There is also an animated segment called "Doggity's", where Sean's pet beagle Doggity also makes a recipe with his other dog friends in a restaurant in Doggity's imagination. Sean and the children featured in the episode recycle an object from the recipe to use for a craft.
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title "ANIMAL SCIENCE" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 12:00 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. CW - "ANIMAL SCIENCE" uses animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts to give viewers more understanding than ever before of these amazing creatures. The enthusiastic host's modern vocal style will be engaging to the target audience. While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, "ANIMAL SCIENCE" goes one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:00 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. MeTV - Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wildlife biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award-winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring the viewers face to face with some of the planet's most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat so that they can live on in the wild. Various age-appropriate global wildlife and ecology issues are introduced to the viewing audience with in-depth and thoughtful explanations.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:00 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. MeTV - 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 (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 8:30 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. MeTV - Mystery Hunters Araya and Christina are regular kids with inquisitive minds, who travel the globe to investigate the sites and delve into the tales which have baffled people throughout the ages. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, they gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories and unexplained phenomena. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography and international customs.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title The Chica Show - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:00am
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. NBC - The Chica Show stars Chica, the chipper host who kids already know and love. The characters' imaginative play doubles as a teacher of tot-size life lessons about being a good friend, taking responsibility for your actions, and respecting grown-ups. The show's unique filming style combines live-action and animated sequences, helping little ones differentiate between real life and make-believe and catering to the series' sense of adventure and fun.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Edgemont - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 9:30 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. MeTV - Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationship, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures - MeTV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 7:00 am
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. MeTV - Green Screen Adventures company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages. In addition to academics kills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion. Utilizing humor as a powerful leaming tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through ageappropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementarys chool students,a ges7 -13, children get the messaget hat their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Justin Time - NBC
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:00am
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. NBC - Justin Time features a little boy, Justin, who wants very much to master his destiny, have great adventures, and solve problems. He begins with a problem that vexes him and daydreams his way into an adventure that takes him to different places around the world, providing him with an experience to help solve his problem when he returns home. Justin is accompanied by two imaginary friends throughout his adventures; Olive, a knowledgeable playmate, and Squidgy, the morphing flying sponge, who provides commentary and comedy along the way. Some examples of Justin's lessons involve learning that it takes focus to achieve success, our failures can teach what we need to do to succeed next time, or when one path to solve a problem doesn't work, you can find an alternative way to achieve your goal. Justin promotes self-directed learning from the young child's perspective and imagination.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title "Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition" - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 1:30 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. CW - "Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition" is an FCC Friendly, Education/Informational series. It provides its target age group of teens 13-16 with behind-the-screen background & techniques for entering the motion picture, television and home entertainment fields, while introducing them to career opportunities focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Great Big World - CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 12:30 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. CW - Great Big World provides dynamic core programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need - ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss.

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