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

FRN:
0002900330
File Number:
CPR-121711
Submit Date:
07/07/2011
Call Sign:
WRCB
Facility ID:
59137
City:
CHATTANOOGA
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/07/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Contact Representatives (0)

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Children's Television Information

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Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Chattanooga
Web Home Page Address www.wrcbtv.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 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 168.0
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: 5.0
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(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD AMERICA's key educational objective is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American content, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Each episode will be specific to a particular animal. Topics will range from basic food gather, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title PEARLIE (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PEARLIE recounts the weekly escapades of an optimistic, amiable fairy who has been appointed by Fairy HQ to maintain order in Jubilee Park. She lives among a dozen assorted characters, including her fairy best friends, Opal and Jasper, a garden elf, a wood nymph, possum, bats, other fairies, rats, a small colony of fleas, a lizard and her arch-rival, Saphira, who is also her fairy cousin. While Pearlie is very likable, she is a bit of a busy-body who likes to arrange things according to over-ambitious plans that ultimately get her in trouble. She gets along with everyone so, ultimately, every problem is solved and Pearlie learns a lesson. However, her greatest challenges are usually presented by her one enemy, the bully and diva Saphira. Fortunately, Pearlie rises to Saphira's challenges, not with meanness, but by outwitting her. Overall, learning is a constant process for Pearlie because she has big responsibilities, taking care of an entire little community, but she is indomitable and tenacious and ends up preserving order and happiness in Jubilee Park.
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 PEARLIE (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 5/28/11, 8:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-05-28
Episode # 5/28/11 / #PEA110
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title IN THE ZONE (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. IN THE ZONE -- Magic Johnson, along with his friends, Karim Abdul-Jabbar, Carmelo Anthony, Kenny "The Jet" Smith, and many more, teach teens the importance of conditioning and education in order to master the intricacies of sports ranging from basketball, baseball, football, soccer, hockey, tennis, etc.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title TURBO DOGS (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TURBO DOGS is a show about six canine friends - Dash, GT, Clutch, Stinkbert, Strut, and Mags - who have their own distinct characteristics but share a common love of racing cars. The fastest dogs in Racerville, the Turbo Dogs often compete with one another in races. The dogs each have their own racers, which they maintain regularly, and that are equipped with individual GPS systems to help and guide them. Each story begins with one of the Turbo Dogs encountering a problem that must be resolved while preparing to compete. Usually, the Turbo Dog learns his/her lesson through experience and accountability for negative behavior. Social-emotional messages about sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, and fairness developed in the story are emphasized in a separate tag at the end of each episode.
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 TURBO DOGS (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 6/4/11, 1:00pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-06-04
Episode # 6/4/11 / #TDO117
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS is a show that features the most adventuresome teacher on the planet, Ms. Frizzle and her group of students who dutifully follow her approach to education-by taking magical field trips to learn about anything that interests her or them. All the students are curious, but with each one, there is often a personal problem that needs solving and the field trip has a way of dovetailing with the personal challenge to get everything all worked out. The class has been on 52 field trips, traveling in a magic bus that can transform its shape and power source, so it can travel through any environment, from the bottom of the ocean to outermost space. Ms. Frizzle can handle it all, from driving the bus, navigating unfamiliar terrain, to guiding the children's learning through inquiry. She is undeterred and rarely discouraged and expects no less from her students. Ms. Frizzle is amazingly understanding and permissive in her approach and the children are ambitiously curious about the world as a result. It's not just the bus that's magic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 6/4/11, 2:00pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-06-04
Episode # 6/4/11 / #MSB301
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title ANGEL'S FRIENDS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANGEL'S FRIENDS -- Pretty Raf, a young angel lives in Angel Town, the metropolis of the angels. Along with her best friends, Urie and Dolce, she attends a special class in school that will transform them into 100% Guardian Angels! This is why they are sent to Earth, accompanied in their mission by their respective mascots, tiny animals gifted with magical powers, but their task is pitted by the Devils, young devils that have to practice to become 100% Guardian Devils!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title ARIEL, ZOEY & ELI TOO (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ARIEL & ZOEY & ELI TOO introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel and Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans and Eli makes them laugh. They interview famous people, make cupcakes with famous chefs and perform their signature songs while Eli is of course getting into mischief.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE REAL WINNING EDGE series' purpose is to draw youth to the conclusions that right choices give one the winning edge in life. Each week the program profiles young achievers who are peer role models. These role models are introduced by the best of American celebrity status athletes and professionals who have also triumphed through challenges and adversity. Several topics/principles are taught in the series such as choosing love over prejudice, overcoming family tragedy, defeating substance abuse, and living by godly principles.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title BABAR (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BABAR, based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members. BABAR first appeared on the schedule in 2007 and returned with new episodes for the 2009-2010 schedule.
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 BABAR (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 6/5/11, 2:00pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-06-05
Episode # 6/5/11 / #BAR112
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thur 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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 serves children's social and emotional development, as well as their intellectual development. Children are exposed to the importance of responsibility, sharing, communicating, helping others and many other life skills. Through the scenarios displayed in each program, children learn by example acquiring the tools necessary to help them to be responsible members of society.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS ADVENTURES (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AQUA KIDS ADVENTURES has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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 serves children's social and emotional development, as well as their intellectual development. Children are exposed to the importance of responsibility, sharing, communicating, helping others and many other life skills. Through the scenarios displayed in each program, children learn by example acquiring the tools necessary to help them to be responsible members of society.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title BETA RECORDS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
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. BETA RECORDS TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major and indie artists interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
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 BETA RECORDS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
List date and time rescheduled NA
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2011-06-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title SHELLDON (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SHELLDON is an animated series that takes place in Shell Land, a mythical undersea world populated by characters from a wide array of water-dwelling species. The main character, Shelldon, is an orphaned yoka shell mollusk adopted by the Clam family and living with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and venerated inventor, and Connie, a cowrie shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the inn. Shelldon and his buddies, Herman (a hermit crab) and Connie (a cowrie shell), always work together and solve problems that they face in school or in the community. A recurring problem is to staunch the plans of the local millionaire, Cecil Cracken, whose greed puts making money over protecting the environment. Dr. Shell is typically the children's key provider of knowledge and other resources. In each episode, the children learn a significant social-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.
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 SHELLDON (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 6/4/11, 1:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-06-04
Episode # 6/4/11 / #SHL012
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER -- Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether its the need for speed or animal heroes - there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis.
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 ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 6/5/11, 2:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-06-05
Episode # 6/5/11 / #306
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title WILLA'S WILD LIFE (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILLA'S WILD LIFE is an animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals-- an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic.
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 WILLA'S WILD LIFE (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
List date and time rescheduled 5/28/11, 8:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2011-05-28
Episode # 5/28/11 / #WIL006
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS ADVENTURES (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AQUA KIDS ADVENTURES has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title MISSING (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat 5:30am, 4:30pm, Sun 12:00n
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 18
Number of Preemptions 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. MISSING serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sat 4/9 1pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 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 EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER -- Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether its the need for speed or animal heroes - there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis.
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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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 Pam Teague
Address 900 Whitehall Road
City Chattanooga
State TN
Zip 37405
Telephone Number 423-267-5412
Email Address pteague@wrcbtv.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. PLEASE NOTE: UNDER THE DIGITAL CORE PROGRAMMING SECTION OF THIS REPORT, WE ANSWERED YES TO #7 B, C AND 11 FOR FILING PURPOSES ONLY PER RON GRACIER OF THE FCC. THE STATION IS TOTALLY DIGITAL. CORE PROGRAMMING: Effective 1st quarter 2011, the age target for QUBO programming on NBC is now identified as 6-10 years old. 5/28: NBC's coverage of French Open Tennis preempts Willa's Wild Life and Pearlie but are rescheduled in their 2nd homes at 8:00 and 8:30am. 6/4: Due to NBC's coverage of French Open Tennis, Turbo Dogs, Shelldon and The Magic School Bus are preempted but rescheduled to air later in the day starting at 1pm. Babar, also preempted due to French Open Tennis, was rescheduled to air on Sun 6/5 at 2pm. 6/5: Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller, preempted due to French Open Tennis, was rescheduled later, same day, at 2:30pm. RTV: Effective 4/1, Aqua Kids Adventures replaced Traveling Trio on Friday's at 8am. 6/29: BETA Records was preempted due to an error by personnel who set up the custom feeds. Ariel, Zoey, Eli too aired in it's place. SEE PUBLIC FILE FOR THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: 1. Programming that contributes, as part of WRCB's overall programming, serving the educational and informational needs of children 16 and under. 2. WRCB's non-broadcast efforts to address the educational and informational needs of children 16 and under. 3. WRCB's Public Service schedule targeted to children 16 and under. 4. NBC's non-broadcast efforts to address the educational and informational needs of children 16 and under. 5. NBC's Public Service schedule targeted to children 16 and under. 6. Other programming furnished by NBC that contributes, as part of, NBC's overall programming to serve the educational and informational needs of children 16 and under. 7. Network on-air promotional efforts.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS ADVENTURES (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AQUA KIDS ADVENTURES has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title IN THE ZONE (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. IN THE ZONE -- Magic Johnson, along with his friends, Karim Abdul-Jabbar, Carmelo Anthony, Kenny "The Jet" Smith, and many more, teach teens the importance of conditioning and education in order to master the intricacies of sports ranging from basketball, baseball, football, soccer, hockey, tennis, etc.
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD AMERICA's key educational objective is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American content, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Each episode will be specific to a particular animal. Topics will range from basic food gather, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title ARIEL & ZOEY & ELI TOO (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fri 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ARIEL & ZOEY & ELI TOO introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel and Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans and Eli makes them laugh. They interview famous people, make cupcakes with famous chefs and perform their signature songs while Eli is of course getting into mischief.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thur 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 serves children's social and emotional development, as well as their intellectual development. Children are exposed to the importance of responsibility, sharing, communicating, helping others and many other life skills. Through the scenarios displayed in each program, children learn by example acquiring the tools necessary to help them to be responsible members of society.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title BETA RECORDS TV (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BETA RECORDS TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major and indie artists interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title ANGEL'S FRIENDS (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thur 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANGEL'S FRIENDS -- Pretty Raf, a young angel lives in Angel Town, the metropolis of the angels. Along with her best friends, Urie and Dolce, she attends a special class in school that will transform them into 100% Guardian Angels! This is why they are sent to Earth, accompanied in their mission by their respective mascots, tiny animals gifted with magical powers, but their task is pitted by the Devils, young devils that have to practice to become 100% Guardian Devils!
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER -- Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Every week Jarod travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether its the need for speed or animal heroes - there is always something amazing happening. Filled with energy, youth and humor, Jarod is a welcome visitor in living rooms around America on a weekly basis.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:00am or 2:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS is a show that features the most adventuresome teacher on the planet, Ms. Frizzle and her group of students who dutifully follow her approach to education-by taking magical field trips to learn about anything that interests her or them. All the students are curious, but with each one, there is often a personal problem that needs solving and the field trip has a way of dovetailing with the personal challenge to get everything all worked out. The class has been on 52 field trips, traveling in a magic bus that can transform its shape and power source, so it can travel through any environment, from the bottom of the ocean to outermost space. Ms. Frizzle can handle it all, from driving the bus, navigating unfamiliar terrain, to guiding the children's learning through inquiry. She is undeterred and rarely discouraged and expects no less from her students. Ms. Frizzle is amazingly understanding and permissive in her approach and the children are ambitiously curious about the world as a result. It's not just the bus that's magic.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title PEARLIE (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:30pm, 8:30am or Sun 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PEARLIE recounts the weekly escapades of an optimistic, amiable fairy who has been appointed by Fairy HQ to maintain order in Jubilee Park. She lives among a dozen assorted characters, including her fairy best friends Opal, and Jasper, a garden elf, a wood nymph, possum, bats, other fairies, rats, a small colony of fleas, a lizard and her arch rival, Saphira who is also her fairy cousin. While Pearlie is very likable, she is a bit of a busy-body who likes to arrange things according to over-ambitious plans that ultimately get her in trouble. She gets along with everyone so ultimately every problem is solved and Pearlie learns a lesson. However, her greatest challenges are usually presented by her one enemy, the bully and diva Saphira. Fortunately, Pearlie rises to Saphira's challenges, not with meaness, but by outwitting her. Overall, learning is a constant process for Pearlie because she has big responsibilities.
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title WILLA'S WILD LIFE (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 12:00n, 8:00am or Sun 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILLA'S WILD LIFE is an animated series featuring a six-year-old girl, Willa, who is permitted to share her home with an ever-growing menagerie of animals-- an elephant, a giraffe, a pair of performing seals, a bear, three penguins, and lots of rabbits. These creatures speak to Willa, offering her advice and friendship from each of their respective points of view. In each episode, Willa faces a challenge at home, in school or in her neighborhood. Her animals and best friend Dooley help her develop solutions to overcome each challenge. With the support of Dooley, the animals and praise from her dad, Willa finds ways to maintain healthy friendships, experience success, develop competence, and become altruistic.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title BABAR (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 11:30am or 2:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BABAR, based on the books by Laurent de Brunhoff, is an animated show about a young orphaned elephant who finds the strength to rise above the challenges he faces, including the death of his parents, as he journeys through life. Each episode of the show develops a social-emotional message such as taking responsibility, being patient and persistent in hard work, respecting people's privacy, learning to cope with unforeseen changes, and being honest. These messages emerge from the need to resolve a dilemma that is faced by Babar, one of his friends or family members. BABAR first appeared on the schedule in 2007 and returned with new episodes for the 2009-2010 schedule.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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 serves children's social and emotional development, as well as their intellectual development. Children are exposed to the importance of responsibility, sharing, communicating, helping others and many other life skills. Through the scenarios displayed in each program, children learn by example acquiring the tools necessary to help them to be responsible members of society.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE REAL WINNING EDGE series' purpose is to draw youth to the conclusions that right choices give one the winning edge in life. Each week the program profiles young achievers who are peer role models. These role models are introduced by the best of American celebrity status athletes and professionals who have also triumphed through challenges and adversity. Several topics/principles are taught in the series such as choosing love over prejudice, overcoming family tragedy, defeating substance abuse, and living by godly principles.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title TURBO DOGS (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:00am or 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TURBO DOGS is a show about six canine friends -- Dash, GT, Clutch, Stinkbert, Strut, and Mags -- who have their own distinct characteristics but share a common love of racing cars. The fastest dogs in Racerville, the Turbo Dogs often compete with one another in races. The dogs each have their own racers, which they maintain regularly, and that are equipped with individual GPS systems to help and guide them. Each story begins with one of the Turbo Dogs encountering a problem that must be resolved while preparing to compete. Usually, the Turbo Dog learns his/her lesson through experience and accountability for negative behavior. Social-emotional messages about sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, and fairness developed in the story are emphasized in a separate tag at the end of each episode.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS ADVENTURES (Digital Multicast 3.2 Only)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. AQUA KIDS ADVENTURES has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title SHELLDON (Main Program Stream 3.1 Only)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30am or 1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SHELLDON is an animated series that takes place in Shell Land, a mythical undersea world populated by characters from a wide array of water-dwelling species. The main character, Shelldon, is an orphaned yoka shell mollusk adopted by the Clam family and living with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and venerated inventor, and Connie, a cowrie shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the inn. Shelldon and his buddies, Herman (a hermit crab) and Connie (a cowrie shell), always work together and solve problems that they face in school or in the community. A recurring problem is to staunch the plans of the local millionaire, Cecil Cracken, whose greed puts making money over protecting the environment. Dr. Shell is typically the children's key provider of knowledge and other resources. In each episode, the children learn a significant social-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.

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