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

FRN:
0022824668
File Number:
CPR-124715
Submit Date:
10/07/2011
Call Sign:
WJW
Facility ID:
73150
City:
CLEVELAND
State:
OH
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/07/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Cleveland
Web Home Page Address www.fox8.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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: 3.0
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(14)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 14) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:00PM AND 12:30PM THROUGH 8/27, THEN SATURDAY 11:00AM BEGINNING 9/3 ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PROGRAM IS AN UPBEAT, FAMILY, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM THAT EXPLORES WHAT VIEWERS ARE CURIOUS ABOUT. IN EACH SHOW, HOST JOEL GREENE VENTURES ON A QUEST TO ANSWER VIEWER'S LETTERS OF CURIOSITY. EACH QUEST TAKES THE AUDIENCE ON LOCATION FOR AN UNSCRIPTED, HANDS-ON, EDUCATIONAL EXPLORATION. IN ADDITION, THROUGHOUT EACH PROGRAM, JOEL WILL HIT THE STREETS TO GET REAL AND OFTEN COMICAL ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO EACH EPISODE. JOEL'S ENTHUSIASTIC PERSONALITY OFTEN LANDS HIM IN HILARIOUS SITUATIONS IN PURSUIT OF THE ANSWER.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 14) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:30PM ON 8.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. STATION'S CONTRACT WITH PROGRAM BEGAN 9/19/11. PROGRAM IS BASED ON NATIONAL AND STATE CURRICULUM STANDARDS AND PRESENTS TRIVIA EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW IN A MAN ON THE STREET FORMAT DESIGNED TO BE BOTH ENTERTAINING AND EDUCATIONAL. PROGRAM FEATURES QUESTIONS FROM KEY SUBJECTS LIKE SCIENCE, MATH, ENGLISH, HISTORY, ART, GEOGRAPHY AND MORE.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 14) Response
Program Title CRITTER GITTERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:00AM AND 11:30AM THROUGH 8/27, THEN SATURDAY 10:30AM BEGINNING 9/3 ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PROGRAM FEATURES A NON-VIOLENT, ADVENTUROUS FORMAT THAT CAN BE ENJOYED BY THE ENTIRE FAMILY WHILE STIMULATING CREATIVITY, PROMOTING TEAM WORK, AND SHOWCASING MORAL DILEMMAS AND SOCIAL VALUES. A SEARCH AND RESCUE, ANIMAL ADVENTURE-THEMED SERIES WITH AN ENTERTAINING TWIST OF INVESTIGATIVE AND DETECTIVE SUPER SLEUTHING BY A GROUP OF NEIGHBORHOOD KIDS, A VETERINARIAN, A MARINE BIOLOGIST, A ZANY PROFESSOR, AND COLORFUL NEIGHBORHOOD CHARACTERS. ACTION AND STIMULATING STORY LINES COMBINED WITH COMPELLING SITUATIONS ALONG WITH KIDS' NATURAL CURIOSITY AND LOVE FOR ANIMALS. SERIES FEATURES A DIVERSE CAST PROVIDING POSITIVE ROLE MODELS. TO ADD VARIETY TO THE SERIES, EPISODES HAVEN BEEN PRODUCED IN COSTA RICA, SWITZERLAND, THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES, THE GREAT NORTHWEST, EAST COAST, MID WEST... JUST ABOUT EVERYWHERE IN THE USA.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 14) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7:00AM ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY EMMY WINNING ACTRESS MARIETTE HARTELY, WHO HAS DEDICATED HERSELF TO FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHTS OF ANIMALS FOR OVER 20 YEARS. THIS SERIES OF VIDEOS ON WILD ANIMALS, BIRDS AND INSECTS IN THEIR NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS IS DESIGNED TO ENGAGE THE CURIOUSITY AND DEVELOPING INTELLIGENCE OF BOYS AND GIRLS IN THE BEGINNING SCHOOL YEARS. THERE IS A SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON NATURE, SCIENCE, THE ADAPTATION AND SURVIVAL OF SPECIES, AND THEIR ROLD IN HUMAN PLANETARY WELFARE. EACH EPISODE EXAMINES TOPICS OF GEOGRAPHY, ECOLOGY AND THE WAYS IN WHICH NON-HUMANS (ANIMALS/BIRDS/INSECTS) ADJUST TO THE COMPLEXITIES OF THEIR SPECIFIC HABITATS IN THE VARIOUS CONTINENTS AND OCEANS THAT MAKE UP OUR PLANET; EARTH. THE EPISODES ARE DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY TO ENGAGE THE SPECIAL COGNITIVE AND SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL CAPACITIES OF THIS AGE GROUP.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 14) Response
Program Title HEADS UP!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:30AM BEGINNING 9/3 ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PROGRAM IS A SERIES ABOUT ASTRONOMY AND ASTRONAUTICS THAT TAKES YOUNG VIEWERS BEYOND THE BASICS OF THE BIG DIPPER AND THE MOON, INTRODUCING THEM TO THE MAGICAL CONTENT AND PRACTICAL CONTEXT OF THE NIGHT SKY. IN EACH EPISODE, SERIES TAKES KIDS ON AN ENTERTAINING AND INFORMATIVE TOUR OF THE HEAVENS THROUGH SEVERAL FEATURED SEGMENTS, INCLUDING A SURVEY OF ALL THE PLANETS AND MOONS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 14) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:00AM BEGINNING 9/3 ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PROGRAM IS A WEEKLY HALF-HOUR TELEVISION SERIES THAT ALLOWS CHILDREN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD OF GREEN LIVING. THE SERIES EDUCATES AND INFORMS YOUNGSTERS ABOUT RECYCLING, SAVING ENERGY AND PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT. EACH EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS A DIFFERENT ASPECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS. THE WEEKLY SERIES ALSO PROMOTES CHILDREN'S WRITING AND CREATIVE SKILLS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 14) Response
Program Title AWESOME ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7:30AM THROUGH 9/3, THEN SATURDAY 12:30PM BEGINNING 9/10 ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM FEATURES A HOST AND TWO DIFFERENT TEENS EACH WEEK TRAVELING TO EXOTIC OR REMOTE LOCATIONS. PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE, INFORM AND ENTERTAIN VIEWERS ABOUT THE WORLD AROUND THEM. EACH JOURNEY IS A LESSON IN THE BEAUTY OF NATURE, ITS CREATURES, AND THE PEOPLE WHO INHABIT THE LAND. SHOW IS DESIGNED TO MAKE LEARNING FUN AND NOT BE PREACHY IN ITS DELIVERY
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 14) Response
Program Title THIS WEEK IN BASEBALL
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 3:30PM ON 8.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THIS WEEK IN BASEBALL HIGHLIGHTS THE PRO-SOCIAL ON AND OFF THE FIELD ACTIVITIES OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL'S LEADING PLAYERS AND COACHES. WORKING WITH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR SPORT AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION (NAPSE), THE PROGRAM SEEKS TO PROVIDE TODAY'S YOUTH WITH EDUCATIONAL MESSAGES THAT CAN HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF POSITIVE LIFESTYLE BEHAVIORS. THE PROGRAM PORTRAYS POSITIVE OUTCOMES THAT CAN RESULT FROM DEDICATION, HARD WORK, SELF-DISCIPLINE, TEAMWORK, PRACTICE AND PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITIES. THE PROGRAM ALSO RELATES THE ACHIEVEMENTS AND EXPERIENCES OF BASEBALL PLAYERS TO POTENTIAL ACHIEVEMENTS IN LIFE.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 14) Response
Program Title YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:00PM AND 12:30PM BEGINNING 9/3 ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. PROGRAM INTRODUCES YOUNG VIEWERS TO A WIDE VARIETY OF OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, EXPLAINING THE BENEFITS OF KEEPING FIT WHILE EXPLORING WONDERS OF NATURE. EPISODE TOPICS INCLUDE FISHING, HANG-GLIDING, HORSEBACK RIDING, KAYAKING, HIKING, CAMPING, WATER SKIING, SNOW SKIING AND BACKPACKING. THE SERIES ALSO PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS AND EMPHASIZES SAFETY OUTDOORS AND WELL AS ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF OUR NATURAL RESOURCES. THE PROGRAM SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE EXPERIENCING THE OUTDOORS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 14) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:00AM AND 10:30AM THROUGH 8/27 ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PROGRAM IS A TELEVISION SERIES FOR CHILDREN, FEATURING THE LOVEABLE AND TALENTED COURTNEY CAMPBELL, AND HER FAMILY OF FUN-LOVING FRIENDS. EACH EPISODE MIRRORS A SLICE OF EVERYDAY LIFE, FROM PROBLEMS TO CELEBRATIONS AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN. COURTNEY LIVES WITH HER CAT, MR. D., AND HER THREE DOGS, OOGLEBERRY INK DOG, TINY TINA TEN TOES AND MO - DEFINITELY AN OFFBEAT FAMILY! COURTNEY'S HOME IS WARM, FRIENDLY AND INVITING. A COZY PLACE, WHERE ALL CHILDREN FEEL COMFORTABLE HANGING OUT, SINGING SONGS AND HEARING STORIES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 14) Response
Program Title PETS.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8:30AM THROUGH 9/3, THEN SATURDAY 7:30AM BEGINNING 9/10 ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM EXPLAINS THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF PET OWNERSHIP, INCLUDING HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR PET. FEATURES SEGMENTS ON OWNERS, TRAINERS AND OTHER PEOPLE WHO INTERACT WITH DOMESTICATED ANIMALS. INCLUDES AN ASK THE PET VET SEGMENT WHERE CHILDREN CAN GET ANSWERS TO THEIR QUESTIONS FROM A VETERNARIAN.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 14) Response
Program Title MAD ABOUT...
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:30AM ON 8.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
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. STATION'S CONTRACT WITH PROGRAM ENDED 9/4/11. PROGRAM USES A DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC CAST OF YOUNG PEOPLE, SKETCH COMEDY, MUSIC VIDEOS, ANIMATION, AND KID ON THE STREET INTERVIEWS TO TEACH, ENTERTAIN AND INSPIRE TEENS TO MAKE QUALITY LIFE DECISIONS. SUBJECTS INCLUDE FINANCIAL LITERACY, NUTRITION, EARTH SCIENCE, ECOLOGY, HEALTH, LIFE SKILLS, CYBER BULLYING, AND FITNESS; ALL TIED TO NATIONAL EDUCATION STANDARDS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 14) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 9:00AM THROUGH 9/3, THEN SATURDAY 1:00PM BEGINNING 9/10 ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM INTRODUCES TEENS TO DIVERSE CAREERS, AND MAPS THE PATHS TAKEN BY PEOPLE IN THOSE FIELDS TO GET WHERE THEY ARE TODAY. STUDENTS OFTEN DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY WANT TO DO AND ARE UNSURE THAT INTERESTS THEY MAY HAVE COULD BECOME A CAREER. FIRST-PERSON INTERVIEWS WITH MARINE BIOLOGISTS, METEOROLOGISTS, DOCTORS, JOURNALISTS, AND VIDEOGAME PRODUCERS - TO NAME A FEW. ATTRIBUTES AND ADVICE EMPHASIZED BY GUEST INSTILL A GROUNDED BALANCE OF PRIORITIES, DEDICATION, AND PERSEVERENCE TEENS CAN APPLY TO THEIR LIVES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 14) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 8:00AM THROUGH 9/3, THEN SUNDAY 7:30AM BEGINNING 9/11 ON 8.1
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. PROGRAM INCLUDES SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE SHOW ALSO FOCUSES ON REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONALS AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING, AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison CLARE TARICSKA
Address 5800 S MARGINAL RD
City CLEVELAND
State OH
Zip 44103
Telephone Number 2164324042
Email Address clare.taricska@fox8.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. THE STATION TERMINATED ANALOG OPERATIONS PRIOR TO THIS PROGRAMMING PERIOD. LICENSEE'S RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS 2,3,4 AND 7 THEREFORE REFER TO THE STATION'S MAIN DIGITAL PROGRAMMING STREAM, CHANNEL 8.1. THE STATION BEGAN AIRING A DIGITAL SUBCHANNEL ON 8.2 AT 12:00AM 1/1/2011. AFTER DUE REVIEW OF INTERNAL STATION RECORDS AND DOCUMENTATION PROVIDED TO US BY PROGRAM SUPPLIERS, THE LICENSEE HEREBY CERTIFIES AS FOLLOWS: (I) THE ONLY PROGRAMS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN AGES TWELVE AND UNDER THAT THE STATION BROADCAST THIS QUARTER ARE DISCLOSED IN THIS REPORT (INCLUDING IN THIS QUESTION 17) AND (II) THE LICENSEE FULLY COMPLIED WITH THE FCC'S COMMERCIAL LIMITS, AS SPECIFIED IN 47 C.F.R. SECTION 73.670, WITH RESPECT TO THESE PROGRAMS. IN ADDITION TO THE EDUCATIONAL OR INFORMATIONAL PROGRAMS LISTED IN THIS REPORT, THE STATION BROADCAST THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ON ITS DIGITAL SUBCHANNEL 8.2 SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN AGES TWELVE AND UNDER: CRITTER GITTERS, CURIOSITY QUEST, CURIOUSITY QUEST GOES GREEN, HEADS UP!, AND MUSTARD PANCAKES.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:30PM ON 8.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. PROGRAM IS BASED ON NATIONAL AND STATE CURRICULUM STANDARDS AND PRESENTS TRIVIA EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW IN A MAN ON THE STREET FORMAT DESIGNED TO BE BOTH ENTERTAINING AND EDUCATIONAL. PROGRAM FEATURES QUESTIONS FROM KEY SUBJECTS LIKE SCIENCE, MATH, ENGLISH, HISTORY, ART, GEOGRAPHY AND MORE.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title CAREER DAY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1:00PM ON 8.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. PROGRAM INTRODUCES TEENS TO DIVERSE CAREERS, AND MAPS THE PATHS TAKEN BY PEOPLE IN THOSE FIELDS TO GET WHERE THEY ARE TODAY. STUDENTS OFTEN DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY WANT TO DO AND ARE UNSURE THAT INTERESTS THEY MAY HAVE COULD BECOME A CAREER. FIRST-PERSON INTERVIEWS WITH MARINE BIOLOGISTS, METEOROLOGISTS, DOCTORS, JOURNALISTS, AND VIDEOGAME PRODUCERS - TO NAME A FEW. ATTRIBUTES AND ADVICE EMPHASIZED BY GUEST INSTILL A GROUNDED BALANCE OF PRIORITIES, DEDICATION, AND PERSEVERENCE TEENS CAN APPLY TO THEIR LIVES.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:00AM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PROGRAM IS A WEEKLY HALF-HOUR TELEVISION SERIES THAT ALLOWS CHILDREN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD OF GREEN LIVING. THE SERIES EDUCATES AND INFORMS YOUNGSTERS ABOUT RECYCLING, SAVING ENERGY AND PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT. EACH EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS A DIFFERENT ASPECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS. THE WEEKLY SERIES ALSO PROMOTES CHILDREN'S WRITING AND CREATIVE SKILLS.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:00AM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PROGRAM IS AN UPBEAT, FAMILY, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM THAT EXPLORES WHAT VIEWERS ARE CURIOUS ABOUT. IN EACH SHOW, HOST JOEL GREENE VENTURES ON A QUEST TO ANSWER VIEWER'S LETTERS OF CURIOSITY. EACH QUEST TAKES THE AUDIENCE ON LOCATION FOR AN UNSCRIPTED, HANDS-ON, EDUCATIONAL EXPLORATION. IN ADDITION, THROUGHOUT EACH PROGRAM, JOEL WILL HIT THE STREETS TO GET REAL AND OFTEN COMICAL ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO EACH EPISODE. JOEL'S ENTHUSIASTIC PERSONALITY OFTEN LANDS HIM IN HILARIOUS SITUATIONS IN PURSUIT OF THE ANSWER.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title YOUNG AMERICA OUTDOORS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:00PM AND 12:30PM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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. PROGRAM INTRODUCES YOUNG VIEWERS TO A WIDE VARIETY OF OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, EXPLAINING THE BENEFITS OF KEEPING FIT WHILE EXPLORING WONDERS OF NATURE. EPISODE TOPICS INCLUDE FISHING, HANG-GLIDING, HORSEBACK RIDING, KAYAKING, HIKING, CAMPING, WATER SKIING, SNOW SKIING AND BACKPACKING. THE SERIES ALSO PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS AND EMPHASIZES SAFETY OUTDOORS AND WELL AS ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF OUR NATURAL RESOURCES. THE PROGRAM SHOWS REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONAL AND ORDINARY PEOPLE EXPERIENCING THE OUTDOORS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PROMOTING STRONG PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title CRITTER GITTERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 10:30AM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PROGRAM FEATURES A NON-VIOLENT, ADVENTUROUS FORMAT THAT CAN BE ENJOYED BY THE ENTIRE FAMILY WHILE STIMULATING CREATIVITY, PROMOTING TEAM WORK, AND SHOWCASING MORAL DILEMMAS AND SOCIAL VALUES. A SEARCH AND RESCUE, ANIMAL ADVENTURE-THEMED SERIES WITH AN ENTERTAINING TWIST OF INVESTIGATIVE AND DETECTIVE SUPER SLEUTHING BY A GROUP OF NEIGHBORHOOD KIDS, A VETERINARIAN, A MARINE BIOLOGIST, A ZANY PROFESSOR, AND COLORFUL NEIGHBORHOOD CHARACTERS. ACTION AND STIMULATING STORY LINES COMBINED WITH COMPELLING SITUATIONS ALONG WITH KIDS' NATURAL CURIOSITY AND LOVE FOR ANIMALS. SERIES FEATURES A DIVERSE CAST PROVIDING POSITIVE ROLE MODELS. TO ADD VARIETY TO THE SERIES, EPISODES HAVEN BEEN PRODUCED IN COSTA RICA, SWITZERLAND, THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES, THE GREAT NORTHWEST, EAST COAST, MID WEST... JUST ABOUT EVERYWHERE IN THE USA.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7:00AM ON 8.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY EMMY WINNING ACTRESS MARIETTE HARTELY, WHO HAS DEDICATED HERSELF TO FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHTS OF ANIMALS FOR OVER 20 YEARS. THIS SERIES OF VIDEOS ON WILD ANIMALS, BIRDS AND INSECTS IN THEIR NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS IS DESIGNED TO ENGAGE THE CURIOUSITY AND DEVELOPING INTELLIGENCE OF BOYS AND GIRLS IN THE BEGINNING SCHOOL YEARS. THERE IS A SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON NATURE, SCIENCE, THE ADAPTATION AND SURVIVAL OF SPECIES, AND THEIR ROLD IN HUMAN PLANETARY WELFARE. EACH EPISODE EXAMINES TOPICS OF GEOGRAPHY, ECOLOGY AND THE WAYS IN WHICH NON-HUMANS (ANIMALS/BIRDS/INSECTS) ADJUST TO THE COMPLEXITIES OF THEIR SPECIFIC HABITATS IN THE VARIOUS CONTINENTS AND OCEANS THAT MAKE UP OUR PLANET; EARTH. THE EPISODES ARE DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY TO ENGAGE THE SPECIAL COGNITIVE AND SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL CAPACITIES OF THIS AGE GROUP.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title HEADS UP!
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 11:30AM ON 8.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PROGRAM IS A SERIES ABOUT ASTRONOMY AND ASTRONAUTICS THAT TAKES YOUNG VIEWERS BEYOND THE BASICS OF THE BIG DIPPER AND THE MOON, INTRODUCING THEM TO THE MAGICAL CONTENT AND PRACTICAL CONTEXT OF THE NIGHT SKY. IN EACH EPISODE, SERIES TAKES KIDS ON AN ENTERTAINING AND INFORMATIVE TOUR OF THE HEAVENS THROUGH SEVERAL FEATURED SEGMENTS, INCLUDING A SURVEY OF ALL THE PLANETS AND MOONS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title AWESOME ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 12:30PM ON 8.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. PROGRAM FEATURES A HOST AND TWO DIFFERENT TEENS EACH WEEK TRAVELING TO EXOTIC OR REMOTE LOCATIONS. PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE, INFORM AND ENTERTAIN VIEWERS ABOUT THE WORLD AROUND THEM. EACH JOURNEY IS A LESSON IN THE BEAUTY OF NATURE, ITS CREATURES, AND THE PEOPLE WHO INHABIT THE LAND. SHOW IS DESIGNED TO MAKE LEARNING FUN AND NOT BE PREACHY IN ITS DELIVERY.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 7:30AM ON 8.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. PROGRAM INCLUDES SAFETY TIPS AND INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS ANIMALS AND THEIR HABITATS. THE SHOW ALSO FOCUSES ON REAL LIFE IN-THE-FIELD EXPERIENCES OF PROFESSIONALS AND ORDINARY PEOPLE TAKING CARE OF, TREATING, AND HELPING VARIOUS ANIMALS, AS WELL AS EXHIBITING GOOD SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title PETS.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 7:30AM ON 8.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. PROGRAM EXPLAINS THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF PET OWNERSHIP, INCLUDING HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR PET. FEATURES SEGMENTS ON OWNERS, TRAINERS AND OTHER PEOPLE WHO INTERACT WITH DOMESTICATED ANIMALS. INCLUDES AN ASK THE PET VET SEGMENT WHERE CHILDREN CAN GET ANSWERS TO THEIR QUESTIONS FROM A VETERNARIAN.

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