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

FRN:
0005005079
File Number:
CPR-119699
Submit Date:
04/08/2011
Call Sign:
WOHZ-CD
Facility ID:
41892
City:
MANSFIELD
State:
OH
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

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 Cleveland
Web Home Page Address www.wmfd.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
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
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:
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?
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?

Digital Core Programs(7)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 3:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" profiles the top national & local college, high school and youth sports talent, providing an in-depth "story telling" look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" will inspire and set a peer-to-peer example for today's teens.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 3:30 p.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. Every week Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. In addition every week Eco Company provides a practical tip that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 3:30 p.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 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The "Aqua Kids" have their sights set on saving the oceans of the world. Pollution and abuse of these natural resources are taking their toll. Entire species of fish have disappeared, marine mammals are dying from ingesting plastic, and toxic waste in our waterways is destroying habitat and marine life. The "Aqua Kids" will be looking for adventure and knowledge, and along the way, tackle some ecological dilemmas. This group of knowledge-seeking kids will start right in their own backyards, beginning with local streams that eventually lead to the oceans of the world. By pointing out the problems they encounter, they hope to educate their peers on what they can do to solve these environmental dilemmas. In most cases, it is not too late to change the tide of destruction.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 3:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. The program also provides safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 3:30 p.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. Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The concept for "Real Life 101" is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoe & Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 3:30 p.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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. They have toured across the country performing concerts for the children of our heroic troops and the National Anthem at numerous events including before a New York Mets game at Citi Field, the Palace of Auburn Hills prior to a sold-out Detroit Pistons basketball game and before 54,000 fans at Shea Stadium. Ariel & Zoey & Eli Too's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons--treating others with kindness & respect.
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 Kelly Bauer
Address 2900 Park Avenue West
City Mansfield
State OH
Zip 44906
Telephone Number (419)529-5900 Ext. 201
Email Address kellyb@wmfd.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. WOHZ-CA does not have a companion digital channel; therefore, no digital programming information is listed.

Other Matters (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey & Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday, 3:30 p.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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. They have toured across the country performing concerts for the children of our heroic troops and the National Anthem at numerous events including before a New York Mets game at Citi Field, the Palace of Auburn Hills prior to a sold-out Detroit Pistons basketball game and before 54,000 fans at Shea Stadium. Ariel & Zoey & Eli Too's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons--treating others with kindness & respect.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The "Aqua Kids" have their sights set on saving the oceans of the world. Pollution and abuse of these natural resources are taking their toll. Entire species of fish have disappeared, marine mammals are dying from ingesting plastic, and toxic waste in our waterways is destroying habitat and marine life. The "Aqua Kids" will be looking for adventure and knowledge, and along the way, tackle some ecological dilemmas. This group of knowledge-seeking kids will start right in their own backyards, beginning with local streams that eventually lead to the oceans of the world. By pointing out the problems they encounter, they hope to educate their peers on what they can do to solve these environmental dilemmas. In most cases, it is not too late to change the tide of destruction.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday, 3:30 p.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. Every week Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment. In addition every week Eco Company provides a practical tip that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday, 3:30 p.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. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. The program also provides safety tips and information about various animals and their habitats.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesday, 3:30 p.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 concept for "Real Life 101" is bold yet simple. Real life jobs and careers are explored in an energetic style as an education and information presentation for teenage viewers. The careers and people chosen to reflect those categories offer a vital inside look at what it would really be like to choose that particular profession. A co-host approach allows for interchange of questions and responses adding viewer stimulation and insight.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 3:30 p.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. Dragonfly TV highlights children doing projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 3:30 p.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. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" profiles the top national & local college, high school and youth sports talent, providing an in-depth "story telling" look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. "Sports Stars of Tomorrow" will inspire and set a peer-to-peer example for today's teens.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Mid-State Television, Inc.


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