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

FRN:
0005020904
File Number:
CPR-132186
Submit Date:
07/09/2012
Call Sign:
WSMH
Facility ID:
21737
City:
FLINT
State:
MI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2012

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Flint-Saginaw-Bay City
Web Home Page Address www.wsmh.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 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7-730am (4/5-6/28/2012)
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. A host will stop people on the street and ask them trivia questions based on local and national curriculum. Questions can be about English, history, math, art, and more. The show will go to lengths to explain to viewers each answer and why it is correct, bringing in the educational element. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild Ltd.
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7-730am (4/4-6/27/2012)
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. Wild Ltd is a half hour conservation series, and in each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at the location, the conservation listing and why / how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Beta Records TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-730am (4/7-6/30/2012)
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. Beta Records TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major and indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-tos, producer and music executive tips, internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture. Throughout this program viewers learn the ins and outs of the music business and the influence music has on our culture. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7-730am (4/6-6/29/2012)
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" provides dynamic core programming in areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in ares of specific need. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" combines exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am (4/7-6/30/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children Talk is a weekly half-hour series where children talk about what they know and learn. 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. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7am, 730am and 8am (4/7-6/30/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. In addition to puppets and animated characters, Gina D is surrounded by a group of whimsical characters which include Simon, Miss Muffin the Cook, Mr. Pockets and Pierre. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, the attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math readiness, and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not talking to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 730-8am (4/7-6/30/2012)
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. The ambitious goal of this program is to produce a television experience with which teens could identify and from which teens would learn valuable life lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of our society. Where does food come from? Where do babies come from? How do animals relate to one another? How does ecology work? What is the relationship between life and death/humans and nature? This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title MLB Player Poll
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 3-330pm (4/7-6/30/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. MLB Player Poll will serve the educational and informational needs of teenagers by providing insight into the opinions and perspectives of Major League Baseball players. Specifically, the 2012 season of MLB Player Poll will educate young viewers on how the game of baseball is played and provide instructions regarding the techniques that successful players use. In addition, MLB Player Poll will provide examples of healthy debate, expressing an opinion using supporting evidence and analyzing statistics to confirm or refute a previous held belief. The results of the poll question that will serve as the heart of each episode will be represented graphically using traditional charts and graphs in a manner designed to help teenagers process similar information they will encounter in newspapers, magazines and textbooks. Finally, the emphasis on physical education in each episode of MLB Player Poll will inspire young viewers to get off the couch, go outside and exercise. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program MLB Player Poll
List date and time rescheduled 4/14/2012 12pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-14
Episode # 4/14/2012 MLBPP102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program MLB Player Poll
List date and time rescheduled 4/28/2012 12pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-28
Episode # 4/28/12 MLBPP104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program MLB Player Poll
List date and time rescheduled 5/12/2012 12pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-12
Episode # 5/12/12 MLBPP106
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program MLB Player Poll
List date and time rescheduled 5/19/2012 12pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-19
Episode # 5/19/12 MLBPP107
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday, 430-5pm (4/2-6/29/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by three siblings; twin girls, Ariel and Zoey, and their younger brother Eli. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility; which is a wonderful message for American youth. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7-730am (4/2-6/25/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. 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. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-730am (4/7-6/30/2012)
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. Teen Kids News features "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word," (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program presents the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program develops teens learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience. This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 7-730am (4/3-6/26/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program guides young people to potential career paths. The program features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" This program aired on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830-930am (2 x 30min episodes, 4/7-6/30/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes features the gifted Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes, Mo and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under Campbell's thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The music-driven show celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters. The show's nurturing environment features a cast of colorful and adorable puppet characters who support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face. This program aired on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.3.
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 Robert DePascale
Address G-3463 W. Pierson Road
City Flint
State MI
Zip 48504
Telephone Number 810-785-8866
Email Address rdepasca@sbgnet.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. WSMH is pleased to broadcast and produce programs in standard program lengths (a minimum of three hours weekly), which provides educational informational needs of children. We believe that these programs have unlimited value. During this past quarter, WSMH telecast numerous public service announcements aimed at children 16 years of age and under. We also air on a regular basis PSAs provided to us by Drug Free America, which are geared toward children. Our PSA's are designed for a general audience, but also serve children 16 years of age and under.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title MLB Player Poll
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 3-330pm (7/7--9/29/2012)
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. MLB Player Poll will serve the educational and informational needs of teenagers by providing insight into the opinions and perspectives of Major League Baseball players. Specifically, the 2012 season of MLB Player Poll will educate young viewers on how the game of baseball is played and provide instructions regarding the techniques that successful players use. In addition, MLB Player Poll will provide examples of healthy debate, expressing an opinion using supporting evidence and analyzing statistics to confirm or refute a previous held belief. The results of the poll question that will serve as the heart of each episode will be represented graphically using traditional charts and graphs in a manner designed to help teenagers process similar information they will encounter in newspapers, magazines and textbooks. Finally, the emphasis on physical education in each episode of MLB Player Poll will inspire young viewers to get off the couch, go outside and exercise. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays 7-730am (7/3-9/25/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program guides young people to potential career paths. The program features inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs and business people from world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists that share their stories with young people about their careers. This motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: "What do I want to be when I grow up?" This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-730am (7/7-9/29/2012)
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. Teen Kids News features "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word," (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports about healthy eating; driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program presents the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program develops teens learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of their academic and educational experience. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7-730am (7/6-9/28/2012)
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. Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" provides dynamic core programming in areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in ares of specific need. "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World" combines exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild Ltd.
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7-730am (7/4-8/29/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
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. Wild Ltd is a half hour conservation series, and in each episode the cameras follow Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work - suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. Michelle always teaches about the anatomy of the species at the location, the conservation listing and why / how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays 7-730am (9/5-9/26/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. This program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up wit the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch, and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing, and teamwork. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Beta Records TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7-730am (7/7-9/29/2012)
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 an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major and indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-tos, producer and music executive tips, internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture. Throughout this program viewers learn the ins and outs of the music business and the influence music has on our culture.This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.2.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday, 430-5pm (7/2-9/28/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is hosted by three siblings; twin girls, Ariel and Zoey, and their younger brother Eli. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility; which is a wonderful message for American youth. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.2.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title On the Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 7-730am (7/5-9/27/2012)
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. A host will stop people on the street and ask them trivia questions based on local and national curriculum. Questions can be about English, history, math, art, and more. The show will go to lengths to explain to viewers each answer and why it is correct, bringing in the educational element. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 930-10am (7/7-9/29/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children Talk is a weekly half-hour series where children talk about what they know and learn. 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. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.3.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 730-8am (7/7-9/29/2012)
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 ambitious goal of this program is to produce a television experience with which teens could identify and from which teens would learn valuable life lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of our society. Where does food come from? Where do babies come from? How do animals relate to one another? How does ecology work? What is the relationship between life and death/humans and nature? This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830-930am (2 x 30min episodes, 7/7-9/29/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes features the gifted Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes, Mo and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under Campbell's thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The music-driven show celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters. The show's nurturing environment features a cast of colorful and adorable puppet characters who support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.3.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 7-730am (7/2-9/24/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. 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. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program will air on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7am, 730am and 8am (7/7-9/29/2012)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. In addition to puppets and animated characters, Gina D is surrounded by a group of whimsical characters which include Simon, Miss Muffin the Cook, Mr. Pockets and Pierre. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, the attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math readiness, and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not talking to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience. This program will air on the secondary digital stream, channel 16.3.

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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.

WSMH LICENSEE, LLC


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