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

FRN:
0018608224
File Number:
CPR-144093
Submit Date:
07/09/2013
Call Sign:
KUBE-TV
Facility ID:
70492
City:
BAYTOWN
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Houston
Web Home Page Address www.kube57.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 672.0
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: 21.0
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 El Gallo (DT2 La Mera Television)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00 a.m. & 7:30 a.m. Sunday 7:00 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m. & 8:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. El Gallo is a children's musical program that teaches kids arithmetic, spelling, and English through fun activism songs, games and more. Hosted by Lili Romas and Gallo Rooster, this educational program is designed to make learning fun. Our young viewers see kid participants interact in the show asking questions and sharing experiences and are encouraged to interact by singing along.
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 Cookin' With Cutty (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00 a.m.
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cookin' With Cutty promotes positive health and nutrition lifestyle choices for children and their parents. Fast-paced, high-energy segments featuring Cutty, Lisa, Blakely and the kids focus on the benefits of eating well, exercising and being tobacco-free. Our mission is to encourage good health, nutrition and fitness habits to children around the world. Filmed on location throughout the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, Cookin' With Cutty informs and educates children, parents and families through the easiest learning method on earth - FUN!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title BETA Records TV (DT5 COZI TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BETA Records TV is a teen-focused music interview program in which hosts interview up-and-coming musical artists. The artists talk about their inspirations and life choices while emphasizing the importance of music education and education in general. Through these interviews, the hosts and guest try to communicate a grounded balance of priorities and the value of committment, cooperation and perserverance that teens can apply in their own lives. The program also makes teens aware of past and present music history. By foucusing on younger musical artists, the program captures the attention of teens while using the interview format as an effective way to elicit life lessons from the artists that are useful to the teen audience.
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 Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (DT1 IND)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30 a.m.
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild combines data-oriented scientific information with concern for the conservation status of wildlife. The viewers are introduced to the biodiversity of certain world regions, how animals are adapted to this environment, and the changes humans have imposed on their environment. The program provides a scientific foundation of different environments; the series engages the emotional appeal of the wild animals and the conservation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Worforce (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30 a.m.
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. Workforce is a half-hour series designed to help young people make educated decisions about their future careers. In each episode, four teens are catapulted into a job for one day to find out firsthand what different careers are all about. With a good sense of humor and a healthy understanding of humility, these teens take on various jobs including zookeeper, plastic surgeon, private detective, city mayor, veterinarian, crane operator, farmer, web designer, juggler, butcher and everything else in between.
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 Think Big (DT1 IND)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:30 a.m.
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (DT1 IND)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday & Friday 7:30 a.m.
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog 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 showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title BYNK Kid Show (DT3 BYN Saigon TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday thru Sunday 7:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 182
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. BYNK Kid Show is a half-hour program in Vietnamese designed to educate, inspire and entertain children about the Vietnamese language and culture. Each episode is a combination of various children performances with singing, dancing, acting, and sharing stories on what they learn from schools, Vietnamese classes and the Vietnamese community.
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 Dog & Cat Training with Joel Silverman (DT5 COZI TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The motto of the series says it all - bond with your heart, train with your brain. This series demonstrates learning a new skill by listening, watching, and following through and is geared toward ages 13-16 by using animals as a teaching tool. Some skills demonstrated can be used in dealing with common life issues as well. Issues that arise through training an animal encourage patience and discipline. The responsibility of caring for an animal instills compassion and concern. It is also a listening exercise in the comprehension of information. Ultimately, the child will gain an education through the art of training an animal which, in turn, can lead to more confidence along with a sense of accomplishment and well-being. The series leads viewers to use the new skill as an opener to form new relationships.
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 Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (DT5 COZI TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of team work. Music on the show is produced by Emmy award-winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message of friendship and each show ends with the singing of "End of Another Day", which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
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 Aqua Kids Adventures II (DT5 COZI TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing (DT1 IND)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 a.m.
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Missing serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communicate across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Kids Cooking For Kids (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30 a.m.
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. Mike and Will are twin brothers who love to eat. Their weekly TV show is based on experiences that began when the boys were only 5 years old. They want to share their love of cooking and eating with as many kids as possible. In each episode, Mike and Will demonstrate how to cook a particular dish, emphasizing the importance of good nutrition, kitchen safety and healthy lifestyle.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 a.m.
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. 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 (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m. & 7:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power and that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four 'C's, curiosity, confidence, citizenship, and compassion as well as the three 'R's.
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 Edgemont (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30 a.m.
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also 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 relationships, 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 (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Mad About (DT4 Me TV Newtork)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00 a.m.
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. Mad About is a half-hour sketch comedy/variety show aimed at educating and entertaining kids ages 13 to 16. A true E/I series, episodes use a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation and viewer-generated video. Mad About conveys important messages about life skills, such as personal finance, health & nutrition, fitness, conservation
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 Children Talk (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00 a.m.
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children Talk is a weekly half-hour series where children talk about what they know and learn about what they don't. Featuring nationally known ventriloquist Taylor Mason, each weekly episode of Children Talk 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. Series includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison JD Huey
Address 2401 Fountainview Dr., Suite 300
City Houston
State TX
Zip 77057
Telephone Number 713-467-5757
Email Address jdhuey@kube57.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. Note: COZI TV FTC May 20, 2013 on DT5, thus we did not broadcast COZI for the full Quarter.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m. & 7:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power and that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four 'C's, curiosity, confidence, citizenship, and compassion as well as the three 'R's.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Safari (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 a.m.
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. 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 (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Children Talk (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children Talk is a weekly half-hour series where children talk about what they know and learn about what they don't. Featuring nationally known ventriloquist Taylor Mason, each weekly episode of Children Talk 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. Series includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Workforce (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30 a.m.
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. Workforce is a half-hour series designed to help young people make educated decisions about their future careers. In each episode, four teens are catapulted into a job for one day to find out firsthand what different careers are all about. With a good sense of humor and a healthy understanding of humility, these teens take on various jobs including zookeeper, plastic surgeon, private detective, city mayor, veterinarian, crane operator, farmer, web designer, juggler, butcher and everything else in between.
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title El Gallo (DT2 La Mera Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00 a.m. & 7:30 a.m. Sunday 7:00 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. El Gallo is a children's musical program that teaches kids arithmetic, spelling, and English through fun activism songs, games and more. Hosted by Lili Romas and Gallo Rooster, this educational program is designed to make learning fun. Our young viewers see kid participants interact in the show asking questions and sharing experiences and are encouraged to interact by singing along.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (DT1 IND)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30 a.m.
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild combines data-oriented scientific information with concern for the conservation status of wildlife. The viewers are introduced to the biodiversity of certain world regions, how animals are adapted to this environment, and the changes humans have imposed on their environment. The program provides a scientific foundation of different environments; the series engages the emotional appeal of the wild animals and the conservation message to encourage the audience to take an active interest in preserving wildlife.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog & Cat Training with Joel Silverman (DT5 COZI TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The motto of the series says it all - bond with your heart, train with your brain. This series demonstrates learning a new skill by listening, watching, and following through and is geared toward ages 13-16 by using animals as a teaching tool. Some skills demonstrated can be used in dealing with common life issues as well. Issues that arise through training an animal encourage patience and discipline. The responsibility of caring for an animal instills compassion and concern. It is also a listening exercise in the comprehension of information. Ultimately, the child will gain an education through the art of training an animal which, in turn, can lead to more confidence along with a sense of accomplishment and well-being. The series leads viewers to use the new skill as an opener to form new relationships.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Kids Cooking for Kids (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30 a.m.
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. Mike and Will are twin brothers who love to eat. Their weekly TV show is based on experiences that began when the boys were only 5 years old. They want to share their love of cooking and eating with as many kids as possible. In each episode, Mike and Will demonstrate how to cook a particular dish, emphasizing the importance of good nutrition, kitchen safety and healthy lifestyle.
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Edgemont (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30 a.m.
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also 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 relationships, 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 (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Cookin' With Cutty (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cookin' With Cutty promotes positive health and nutrition lifestyle choices for children and their parents. Fast-paced, high-energy segments featuring Cutty, Lisa, Blakely and the kids focus on the benefits of eating well, exercising and being tobacco-free. Our mission is to encourage good health, nutrition and fitness habits to children around the world. Filmed on location throughout the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, Cookin' With Cutty informs and educates children, parents and families through the easiest learning method on earth - FUN!
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II (DT5 COZI TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Aqua Kids provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their hands-on collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by Aqua Kids are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Missing (DT1 IND)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Missing serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communicate across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title BYNK Kid Show (DT3 Saigon TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday through Sunday 7:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 182
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. BYNK Kid Show is a half-hour program in Vietnamese designed to educate, inspire and entertain children about the Vietnamese language and culture. Each episode is a combination of various children performances with singing, dancing, acting, and sharing stories on what they learn from schools, Vietnamese classes and the Vietnamese community.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Mad About (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00 a.m.
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. Mad About is a half-hour sketch comedy/variety show aimed at educating and entertaining kids ages 13 to 16. A true E/I series, episodes use a creative mixture of humor, improv, animation and viewer-generated video. Mad About conveys important messages about life skills, such as personal finance, health & nutrition, fitness, conservation
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (DT1 IND)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday & Friday 7:30 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Dog Tales serves the needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog 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 showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title BETA Records TV (DT5 COZI TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30 a.m.
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. BETA Records TV is a teen-focused music interview program in which hosts interview up-and-coming musical artists. The artists talk about their inspirations and life choices while emphasizing the importance of music education and education in general. Through these interviews, the hosts and guest try to communicate a grounded balance of priorities and the value of committment, cooperation and perserverance that teens can apply in their own lives. The program also makes teens aware of past and present music history. By foucusing on younger musical artists, the program captures the attention of teens while using the interview format as an effective way to elicit life lessons from the artists that are useful to the teen audience.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (DT4 Me TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (DT5 COZI TV Network)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30 a.mn. & 10:30 a.m
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of team work. Music on the show is produced by Emmy award-winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message of friendship and each show ends with the singing of "End of Another Day", which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big (DT1 IND)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:30 a.m.
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. Think Big serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in a limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.

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