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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-136455
Submit Date:
01/04/2013
Call Sign:
WGEM-TV
Facility ID:
54275
City:
QUINCY
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/04/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC,FOX,CW
Nielsen DMA Quincy-Hannibal-Keokuk
Web Home Page Address http://www.wgem.com

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 730a
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. Showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title On The Spot (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1230p
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. On the Spot was created by the award-winning producers of the long running. Educational and Informational show, Animal Atlas, now in its seventh successful season of national syndication. Last year, the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State Officers released the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. The content of On the Spot, a 30-minute E/I program for teens ages 13+, is based on the Common Core State Standards. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled sat 9a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All aboard the Noodle and Doodle Bus! Craft, cook, and play with Sean, Noodle, and Doodle! Have fun learning to cook new and exciting recipes! Then, using recycled materials from the recipe, make fun and exciting crafts for you and your child. Join Doggity and friends as they cook up another special treat!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Justin Time (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It's time for an adventure! Watch Justin and his pals, Olive and Squidgy, as they become stars in the biggest stories of all time, told from every corner of the world!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 1230p
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. Provides opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic,creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830a
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 half hour, action-packed live action program designed to entertain, inspire and inform audiences of all ages. In each episode, cameras follow Jarod to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the human/animal interaction in the face of an ever-changing world. As the youngest zoo director in history, Jarod has the experience and credentials to introduce audiences to places and animals they may never have seen before.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 1130a
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 the areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need - ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss. Great Big World offers a dynamic television experience for teens - combining the exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with the life-changing volunteer opportunities available in these same areas. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through indepth and thoughtful interviews with Elizabeth, her travel buddies, and the friends they meet along their journey. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors in addition to educating them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 130p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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. Features real kids swapping lives for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Youths from different backgrounds learn valuable life lessons.
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 Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/28/12 @ 1030a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-10-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/21/12 @ 930a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2012-10-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

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Title of Program Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 11/25/12 @ 1030a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-11-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/14/12 @ 930a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2012-10-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 11/11/12 @ 1030a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-11-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/12 @ 1030a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-11-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 11/4/12 @ 10a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-11-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled Did Not Air - not rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2012-10-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Pajanimals (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Meet the Pajanimals - CowBella, Apollo, Sweetpea Sue, and Squacky - four snuggly friends who go on fun adventures and sing sweet night time songs to their preschool friends at home!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title The Wiggles (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join The Wiggles as they sing and dance to your favorite songs with their friends Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Captain Feathersword, and Henry the Octopus!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Now Eat This with Rocco Dispirito (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7a
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. Now Eat This w/Rocco Dispirito is a different version of a cooking show-different in that the emphasis is on families and changing a family's behavior and cooking culture with the goal of making the family's kids healthier. Families with children or families who want to change their caloric intake habits with the result of greater over all health are well served to watch the program. There are plenty of numbers and nutritional facts to accompany each family's nutritional makeover and the appeal to the 13-16 year-old audience lies in the immediate nature of food and the drive of curiosity to be smarter and better informed (especially to be the smartest in the family at meal times). The data on nutrition, including fat, carbohydrates, and calories, are presented hand drawn on an old-school slate and blackboard-a original and less intimidating way to present facts to an audience. The facts are reinforced by large graphics, which come in as alerts. This style of information matches the gentle but firm personality of host Rocco Dispirito who prods families in the gentlest of ways-reminding families consistently that children are an asset as well as a responsibility when it comes to food preparation. A nice touch is that the camera spends time in the home of the families in each episode instead of just bringing the family to the kitchen set. For engagement of a young audience and for the goal of behavior modification, this is an excellent approach. A young audience likes peers in their programs and the presence of high school age children gives it cache for middle school viewers. The climax of each program is nicely built to feature children as the ultimate judges--watching the children eat and evaluate familiar dishes prepared in a healthier way. Children don't filter in the kitchen! There are not the usual structural elements to help a young audience retain and reflect on information-quizzes, repetition and reinforcement, and chance for independent thinking. But the hook of food and gratification are dependable ways to hold the middle and high school audience-a strategy that advertisers have used for years. Now Eat This! is a healthier and more educational use of that strategy.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Science (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11a
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. Series with a uniquely scientific approach. This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under (target audience is 13-16). While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, we go one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Poppy Cat and her friends as they embark on extraordinary adventures through fantastical lands. Seen through the eyes of Poppy's imaginative young owner, a little girl called Lara, each episode tells the tale of a very special cat and her colorful band of friends
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Chatroom (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12p
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. Features reenacting teen-oriented dilemmas and discussing them in an open and honest format. More than any other group, teens are on the frontlines of dealing with complex subjects as they stand at the crossroads between childhood and adulthood. "CHAT ROOM" may not have all the answers but it offers a place where young people can watch and discuss the problems they face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Pets TV (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a
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. Explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Lazytown (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra-athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 5
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. Features real kids doing real science, demonstrating practical applications of math and other scientific disciplines.
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 Dragonfly TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 11/11/12 @ 930a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-11-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled Did Not Air - not rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2012-11-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/14/12 @ 10a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-10-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

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Title of Program Dragonfly TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 10/07/12 @ 1030a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-10-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly TV (WGEM-FOX)
List date and time rescheduled 11/4/12 @ 1030a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-11-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 12p
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. Teens for Living Healthy and Rewarding Lives - Early and middle adolescence is an exciting yet a challenging period in one's life. Adolescents across the demographic spectrum and from all walks of life grapple with a number of pivotal but normal developmental milestones, such as preparing for more independence and responsibility, and experiencing change in relationships with family and peers. With increased self reliance, young people make more of their own choices. And all the while, one cannot overlook that they grow in a dynamic, diverse, and complex world that offers both opportunities and social challenges. The goals of the series are to encourage the audience to: (1) explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; (2) learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; (3) explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and to uncover personal passions; and (4) gain knowledge about life skills necessary to "Live Life and Win!".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sun 4a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -1
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. Showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals. Instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. Showcases skilled and compassionate individuals helping animals and protecting the environment, emphasizes problem solving and teamwork, promotes strong personal and community values.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Donna Vancil
Address 513 Hampshire St
City Quincy
State IL
Zip 62301
Telephone Number 217-228-6617
Email Address dvancil@wgem.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.

Other Matters (19)

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Other Matters (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Made In Hollywood: Teen Edition (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 1230p
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. Provides an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic,creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
Other Matters (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 1130a
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 the areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational, and wellness issues. Award-winning teen hostess Elizabeth Stanton and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need - ranging from feeding the hungry in the slums of Kenya to bringing hearing aids to Vietnamese neighborhoods whose citizens have experienced high rates of profound deafness and hearing loss. Great Big World offers a dynamic television experience for teens - combining the exciting, fun, and diverse experiences of world exploration with the life-changing volunteer opportunities available in these same areas. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through indepth and thoughtful interviews with Elizabeth, her travel buddies, and the friends they meet along their journey. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens to engage in selfless, helping behaviors in addition to educating them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities.
Other Matters (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Swap TV (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 130p
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. Features real kids swapping lives for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Youths from different backgrounds learn valuable life lessons.
Other Matters (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Pajanimals (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Meet the Pajanimals - CowBella, Apollo, Sweetpea Sue, and Squacky - four snuggly friends who go on fun adventures and sing sweet night time songs to their preschool friends at home!
Other Matters (5 of 19) Response
Program Title The Chica Show (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a (begins 2/9/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The doors of "The Costume Coop" are now open for business! Step into the Coop as Chica, Kelly and the singing/ dancing duo of Mr. and Mrs. C ...(also known as Chica's Mom and Dad) ... welcome you with open wings for fantastic adventures and dress-up fun.
Other Matters (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Lazytown (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra-athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
Other Matters (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Chatroom (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12p
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. Features reenacting teen-oriented dilemmas and discussing them in an open and honest format. More than any other group, teens are on the frontlines of dealing with complex subjects as they stand at the crossroads between childhood and adulthood. "CHAT ROOM" may not have all the answers but it offers a place where young people can watch and discuss the problems they face.
Other Matters (8 of 19) Response
Program Title The Wiggles (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a (ends 2/2/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join The Wiggles as they sing and dance to your favorite songs with their friends Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Captain Feathersword, and Henry the Octopus!
Other Matters (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle & Doodle (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1130a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. All aboard the Noodle and Doodle Bus! Craft, cook, and play with Sean, Noodle, and Doodle! Have fun learning to cook new and exciting recipes! Then, using recycled materials from the recipe, make fun and exciting crafts for you and your child. Join Doggity and friends as they cook up another special treat!
Other Matters (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 830a
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 half hour, action-packed live action program designed to entertain, inspire and inform audiences of all ages. In each episode, cameras follow Jarod to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the human/animal interaction in the face of an ever-changing world. As the youngest zoo director in history, Jarod has the experience and credentials to introduce audiences to places and animals they may never have seen before.
Other Matters (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 12p
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. Teens for Living Healthy and Rewarding Lives - Early and middle adolescence is an exciting yet a challenging period in one's life. Adolescents across the demographic spectrum and from all walks of life grapple with a number of pivotal but normal developmental milestones, such as preparing for more independence and responsibility, and experiencing change in relationships with family and peers. With increased self reliance, young people make more of their own choices. And all the while, one cannot overlook that they grow in a dynamic, diverse, and complex world that offers both opportunities and social challenges. The goals of the series are to encourage the audience to: (1) explore, discover, and learn strategies to achieve personal dreams; (2) learn about the personal attributes important for achieving dreams; (3) explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and to uncover personal passions; and (4) gain knowledge about life skills necessary to "Live Life and Win!".
Other Matters (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Eat This Now with Rocco Dispirito (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7a
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. Now Eat This w/Rocco Dispirito is a different version of a cooking show-different in that the emphasis is on families and changing a family's behavior and cooking culture with the goal of making the family's kids healthier. Families with children or families who want to change their caloric intake habits with the result of greater over all health are well served to watch the program. There are plenty of numbers and nutritional facts to accompany each family's nutritional makeover and the appeal to the 13-16 year-old audience lies in the immediate nature of food and the drive of curiosity to be smarter and better informed (especially to be the smartest in the family at meal times). The data on nutrition, including fat, carbohydrates, and calories, are presented hand drawn on an old-school slate and blackboard-a original and less intimidating way to present facts to an audience. The facts are reinforced by large graphics, which come in as alerts. This style of information matches the gentle but firm personality of host Rocco Dispirito who prods families in the gentlest of ways-reminding families consistently that children are an asset as well as a responsibility when it comes to food preparation. A nice touch is that the camera spends time in the home of the families in each episode instead of just bringing the family to the kitchen set. For engagement of a young audience and for the goal of behavior modification, this is an excellent approach. A young audience likes peers in their programs and the presence of high school age children gives it cache for middle school viewers. The climax of each program is nicely built to feature children as the ultimate judges--watching the children eat and evaluate familiar dishes prepared in a healthier way. Children don't filter in the kitchen! There are not the usual structural elements to help a young audience retain and reflect on information-quizzes, repetition and reinforcement, and chance for independent thinking. But the hook of food and gratification are dependable ways to hold the middle and high school audience-a strategy that advertisers have used for years. Now Eat This! is a healthier and more educational use of that strategy.
Other Matters (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Ptes TV (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8a
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. Explains the positives and negatives of pet ownership, including how to care for your pet, and features segments on owners, trainers and other people who interact with domesticated animals.
Other Matters (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Science (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11a
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. Series with a uniquely scientific approach. This series is specifically produced for children 16 and under (target audience is 13-16). While most animal shows look at the behavior of animals, we go one step further to look at the how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment.
Other Matters (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1p
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. Features real kids doing real science, demonstrating practical applications of math and other scientific disciplines.
Other Matters (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Tales (WGEM-FOX)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 730a
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. Showcases dogs and dog lovers of all types, providing valuable information about canine health, training, grooming and overall dog care.
Other Matters (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Justin Time (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It's time for an adventure! Watch Justin and his pals, Olive and Squidgy, as they become stars in the biggest stories of all time, told from every corner of the world!
Other Matters (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat (WGEM-NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Poppy Cat and her friends as they embark on extraordinary adventures through fantastical lands. Seen through the eyes of Poppy's imaginative young owner, a little girl called Lara, each episode tells the tale of a very special cat and her colorful band of friends
Other Matters (19 of 19) Response
Program Title On The Spot (WGEM-CW)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1230p
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. On the Spot was created by the award-winning producers of the long running Educational and Informational show, Animal Atlas, now in its seventh successful season of national syndication. Last year, the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State Officers released the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. The content of On the Spot, a 30-minute E/I program for teens ages 13+, is based on the Common Core State Standards. The show uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in their own national curriculum. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. The pedagogical approach of testing first and explaining the answer second has been shown to enhance retention and understanding. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer.

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