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

FRN:
0001770163
File Number:
CPR-135429
Submit Date:
10/10/2012
Call Sign:
WOPI-CD
Facility ID:
27490
City:
BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT
State:
TN
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2012

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Retro TV
Nielsen DMA TriCitiesTN-VA
Web Home Page Address http://www.wopitv.com

Digital Core Programming

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

Digital Core Programs(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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. Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company "members" or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. Our Eco Company website can be easily accessed by parents and provides a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It also provides a listing of the weekly episodes and topics aired on broadcast stations through the USA. Advanced notice of future episodes will also be available to parents and consumers by the website. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Virus Attack
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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. Virus Attack meets the CORE requirements as follows: Making choices in life is an ongoing subject. Contemporary issues such as bullying, peaceful coexistence, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. Responsibility and selfless behavior are presented in a positive and encouraging manner. Themes in each episode emphasize the importance of friendship and taking responsibility for your actions and fair play. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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 provides CORE programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens including social themes and coping strategies through school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels and their nemesis -- The Devils -- that are practicing to be Guardian Devils.Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life. The multi-ethnic Angels serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, bullying and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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 is targeted to children ages 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent and their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. Each episode of the series will be specific to a particular animal. Topics will range from basic food gathering, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals, and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species. We expect the children viewing the program will achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species because of the up-close and detailed photography of the series. Through this understanding, it is hoped children will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect its natural species. This programmis from the Retro Television Network(RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zooey (Eli Too)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday's, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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), also known as AZE2, provides CORE programming in the areas music, art and history. For example, the show introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. Of course, there is plenty of music in the show. AZE2's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons -- treating others with respect and kindness. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV). This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music,storytelling and appealing characters. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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 is an award-winning children's program dedicated to educating young people about the importance of protecting marine environments and the animals that live there. They travel the globe, sharing their adventures and what they've learned about preserving a world for everyone to explore. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Passport To Explore
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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. Passport To Explore provides CORE programming in the area of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited. The show also aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history. Passport To Explore uses the technique of near peer mentors i.e., children to teach other children. Each episode employs children who ask questions and experience first hand the topic. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Beta Records
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BETA Records TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist 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. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music,storytelling and appealing characters. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
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 Fred L. Falin
Address 222 Commerce Street
City Kingsport
State TN
Zip 37660
Telephone Number (423) 723-6106
Email Address ffalin@hvbcgroup.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 (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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 is targeted to children ages 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent and their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. Each episode of the series will be specific to a particular animal. Topics will range from basic food gathering, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals, and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species. We expect the children viewing the program will achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species because of the up-close and detailed photography of the series. Through this understanding, it is hoped children will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect its natural species. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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 is an award-winning children's program dedicated to educating young people about the importance of protecting marine environments and the animals that live there. They travel the globe, sharing their adventures and what they've learned about preserving a world for everyone to explore. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music,storytelling and appealing characters. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zooey (Eli Too)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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), also known as AZE2, provides CORE programming in the areas music, art and history. For example, the show introduces the viewer to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message for kids. Of course, there is plenty of music in the show. AZE2's central theme is to empower children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. There is always a focus on important life lessons -- treating others with respect and kindness. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Passport To Explore
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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. Passport To Explore provides CORE programming in the area of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited. The show also aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history. Passport To Explore uses the technique of near peer mentors i.e., children to teach other children. Each episode employs children who ask questions and experience first hand the topic. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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. Eco Company provides CORE programming in the area of the environment and preservation of the earth's resources. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally the show provides weekly practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report the informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company "members" or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. Our Eco Company website can be easily accessed by parents and provides a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It also provides a listing of the weekly episodes and topics aired on broadcast stations through the USA. Advanced notice of future episodes will also be available to parents and consumers by the website. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays 8:30 AM - 8 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music,storytelling and appealing characters. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Virus Attack
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8 AM - 8:30 AM
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. Virus Attack meets the CORE requirements as follows: Making choices in life is an ongoing subject. Contemporary issues such as bullying, peaceful coexistence, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved in the episodes. Responsibility and selfless behavior are presented in a positive and encouraging manner. Themes in each episode emphasize the importance of friendship and taking responsibility for your actions and fair play. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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 provides CORE programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens including social themes and coping strategies through school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels and their nemesis -- The Devils -- that are practicing to be Guardian Devils. Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life. The multi-ethnic Angels serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, bullying and other issues of particular concern to young teens. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Beta Records
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:30 AM - 9 AM
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 & indie artist 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. This program is from the Retro Television Network (RTV).

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation


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