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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0019509470
File Number:
CPR-122140
Submit Date:
03/03/2015
Call Sign:
WCAU
Facility ID:
63153
City:
PHILADELPHIA
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
03/03/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2011

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Contact Representatives (0)

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Philadelphia
Web Home Page Address http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Digital Core Programming

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

Digital Core Programs(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Planet X ((WCAU 10.3 Universal Sports)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. PLANET X is a program that mixes action and extreme sports content within a balanced and wel lproduced program that features inspiring sports and fitness themes, angles, and stories; informational and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes; information on how to get involved in dozens of sports and fitness programs, coverage of sports and products from an insider's perspective; regular travel and cultural experiences via foreign adventure feature shows all around the world and much more!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II(WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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" provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their "hands-on" collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by "Aqua Kids" are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Planet X (WCAU 10.3 Universal Sports)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed. 11:30-12N
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. PLANET X is a program that mixes action and extreme sports content within a balanced and wel lproduced program that features inspiring sports and fitness themes, angles, and stories; informational and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes; information on how to get involved in dozens of sports and fitness programs, coverage of sports and products from an insider's perspective; regular travel and cultural experiences via foreign adventure feature shows all around the world and much more!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Planet X (WCAU 10.3 Universal Sports)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. 11:00-11:30am
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. PLANET X is a program that mixes action and extreme sports content within a balanced and wel lproduced program that features inspiring sports and fitness themes, angles, and stories; informational and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes; information on how to get involved in dozens of sports and fitness programs, coverage of sports and products from an insider's perspective; regular travel and cultural experiences via foreign adventure feature shows all around the world and much more!
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 Planet X (WCAU 10.3 Universal Sports)
List date and time rescheduled 4/21/11, 11:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 4/18/11, #4SH08282
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Pearlie (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30-1:00pm
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 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 is an animated comedy series based on the children's book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 6-10 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
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 (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/28/11, 9:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 5/28/11, #PEA110
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title In the Zone Presents (WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. "In The Zone" is a show hosted by NBA legend Magic Johnson. Boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 16 years old who are interested in playing basketball will be drawn to each episode in order to learn new skills and strategies to perfect their own game of basketball. The program is helpful for those who are just starting out and want to be, or by necessity, need to be self-taught, or for those who already play and want to learn more. This show is full of important lessons and role-modeling for adolescents. A number of topics are discussed, such as the need for discipline, hard work, sacrifice, respect for others, believing in yourself and showing positive sportsmanship. Both boys and girls are shown playing basketball. Although there are many professional adult guests, the young players do much of the training. Each episode focuses on a different skill and features professionals, such as high school coaches, college coaches, NBA coaches and NBA stars. The skills are taught in a very specific way, allowing viewers to see the techniques that they can then practice.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 12N-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. WILLA is a new 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 (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 5/28/11 9:00am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 5/28/11, #WIL006R2
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Planet X (WCAU 10.3 Universal Sports)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue. 11:00-11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. PLANET X is a program that mixes action and extreme sports content within a balanced and wel lproduced program that features inspiring sports and fitness themes, angles, and stories; informational and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes; information on how to get involved in dozens of sports and fitness programs, coverage of sports and products from an insider's perspective; regular travel and cultural experiences via foreign adventure feature shows all around the world and much more!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Planet X (WCAU 10.3 Universal Sports)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon. 11:30-12N
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. PLANET X is a program that mixes action and extreme sports content within a balanced and wel lproduced program that features inspiring sports and fitness themes, angles, and stories; informational and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes; information on how to get involved in dozens of sports and fitness programs, coverage of sports and products from an insider's perspective; regular travel and cultural experiences via foreign adventure feature shows all around the world and much more!
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 Planet X (WCAU 10.3 Universal Sports)
List date and time rescheduled 4/21/11, 11:30am
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 4/18/11, #4SH08283
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Ariel Zoey & Eli, Too (WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8:00-8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. "Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too" (AZE2), a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids, introducing guests who perform different genres of music, and presenting musical performances by the cast members themselves. These cast musical performances show children they can write their own music and the importance of teamwork. Music on the show is produced by Emmy Award winner David Barrett. He and Brian Brill (another Emmy winner) ensure that the music is tailored for the young audience. All songs offer a positive message about life. Every episode begins with the song "Sweet Company" which sends the positive message of friendship and ends with the singing of "End of Another Day" which encourages the viewer to stay optimistic about tomorrow.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends (WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/7:30-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Angel's Friends provides programming in areas of particular concern to young teens, including social themes and coping strategies through the school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels and their nemesis The Devils that are practicing to become 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. Making choices in life is an ongoing subject because this is a challenge faced by all children in this age group. Contemporary issues such as bullying, 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 friendship, taking responsibility for your actions and fair play.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 1:00-1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.
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 (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 4/23/11, 1:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 4/16/11, #TDO122
Reason for Preemption Public Interest

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Turbo Dogs (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/12/11, 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
Episode # 5/28/11, #TDO116
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Turbo Dogs (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/26/11, 12:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 6/25/11, #TDO114
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title BETA Records TV(WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)WVIT 30.2 NBC Plus)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Beta Records TV" is a teen-focused music interview program in which hosts interview up-and-coming musical artists. The artists talk about their inspirations life choices while emphasizing the importance of music education and education generally. Through these interviews, the hosts and guests try to communicate a grounded balance of priorities and the value of commitment, cooperation and perseverance that teens can apply in their own lives. The program also makes teens aware of past and present music history. By focusing on younger musical artists, the program captures the attention of teens while using the interview format as an effective way to elicit life lessons from the artists that are useful to the teen audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II (WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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" provides a unique vehicle for young people to learn about the diversity of marine animals around the world, emphasizing the importance of preserving fragile aquatic habitats and encouraging children to take an active role in protecting the future of their community and the world. The program provides a window into the management and preservation of unique habitats and species through the eyes of kids and their "hands-on" collaboration with science researchers and educators. The messages delivered by "Aqua Kids" are given by a creative and resourceful host, Molly McKinney, whose scientific background is evident in the show. The other young hosts, whose ages range from pre-teen to late teens, are equally entertaining and informative. The young viewers identify with these young hosts and imagine themselves in the role of the scientist and as someone who could have a positive impact on the environment. The format of young student scientists presenting information on location in a variety of aquatic settings is both entertaining and informative.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Babar (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:30-12N
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 is a series about a young elephant who returns to the jungle where he builds the city of Celesteville and is crowned King of the Elephants. A dedicated ruler and family-elephant, Babar experiences many challenges as he journeys through life, and learns to rise above them through strength and optimism. Each episode begins with a look into Babar's present life, primarily in his role as a father who teaches his children the value of people, things and relationships through his own experience from the jungle to the city. Each episode in the show carries with it a social-emotional message that is established at the end of Babars story.
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 (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/12/11, 12:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 6/4/11, #BAR112R5
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Magic School Bus (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 11:00-11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 1
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 based on series of children's books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 6 to 10 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a socio-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
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 Magic School Bus (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/12/11, 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
Episode # 6/4/11, #MSB301
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Shelldon (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat. 10:30-11:00AM
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. SHELLDON, a school aged yoka shell mollusk who was adopted by the Clam family, and now lives with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and verated inventor, and Connie, a cowry shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the inn. Shelldon and his buddies Herman ( a Hermit crab) and Connie 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 socio-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 (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
List date and time rescheduled 6/4/11, 1:30pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 6/4/11, #SHL012R1
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Planet X (WCAU 10.3 Universal Sports)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue. 11:30-12N
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. PLANET X is a program that mixes action and extreme sports content within a balanced and wel lproduced program that features inspiring sports and fitness themes, angles, and stories; informational and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes; information on how to get involved in dozens of sports and fitness programs, coverage of sports and products from an insider's perspective; regular travel and cultural experiences via foreign adventure feature shows all around the world and much more!
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 Ronni Attenello
Address 10 Monument Road
City Bala Cynwyd
State PA
Zip 19004
Telephone Number 610-668-5793
Email Address Elizabeth.Kelley@nbcuni.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 list of public service announcements designed specifically for children that aired this quarter is available in the station's public file. "The More You Know's" comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) provides in-depth referral information, in connection with the on-air public service announcements. Content includes: video of all current public service announcements, a general campaign overview, message boards, press releases, kids' pages and referral information by topic to partnering agencies referenced in the PSAs. The site includes a comprehensive list of the campaign's accolades, including Emmy and Peabody awards. In addition, a behind-the-scenes story with clips from talent interviews can be viewed. This report was originally timely filed on 7/8/11 and amended on 3/3/15 to correct digital Ch to 34, City of License to Philadelphia and correct the number of preemptions to main stream reports.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends (WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/7:30-8:00am
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 provides programming about social themes and coping strategies through the school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels. 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.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Planet X (WCAU 10.3 Universal Sports)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon, Tue, Wed/11:00AM and 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. PLANET X is a program that mixes action and extreme sports content within a balanced and wel lproduced program that features inspiring sports and fitness themes, angles, and stories; informational and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes; information on how to get involved in dozens of sports and fitness programs, coverage of sports and products from an insider's perspective; regular travel and cultural experiences via foreign adventure feature shows all around the world and much more!
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title The Magic School Bus (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00-11:30AM
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 based on series of children's books about science written by Joanna Cole. The show features the ingenious Ms. Frizzle, an elementary school teacher and intrepid explorer who piles her students into her Magic School Bus and takes them on amazing field trips to impossible locations. The goal of each field trip to answer questions or learn many new things about the place the class visits. Each episode is a fact filled expedition to places as diverse as the solar system, the human body, or even inside weather systems. The bus transforms to suit the environment and the kids freely explore and share their learning with each other and with Ms. Frizzle, who nudges her students to "make connections" and answer their own questions with research. The class pet, Lizzie, a large lizard, accompanies the class on their field trips. The content of the show is appropriate for children from ages 6 to 10 and in addition to all the factual content, the children also have a socio-emotional problem to solve that is embedded into the story line.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II (WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/7:00-7:30am
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 is an informative program that motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world. This version is geared for ages 8 - 12.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Shelldon (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30-11:00AM
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, a school aged yoka shell mollusk who was adopted by the Clam family, and now lives with them in the family-owned Charming Clam Inn. Dr. Shell, an elder and verated inventor, and Connie, a cowry shell classmate of Shelldon's also live at the inn. Shelldon and his buddies Herman ( a Hermit crab) and Connie 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 socio-emotional lesson and also share information relating to their ocean habitat and environmental protection.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures II (WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8:30-9:00am
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 is an informative program that motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife, by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it's saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup, the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world. This version is geared for ages 8 - 12.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Pearlie (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12:30-1:00PM
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 is an animated comedy series based on the children's book series Pearlie the Park Fairy by Wendy Harmer. Pearlie is an optimistic, light-hearted fairy who sees the good in everybody, but often gets into situations because her desire to help is larger than her capacity to deliver. Aimed for an audience within the 6-10 year old range, Pearlie focuses on the importance of following the rules, using good judgment and learning how to avoid getting into trouble. Since Pearlie was appointed by Fairy Head Quarters (HQ) to keep Jubilee Park in sparkling order she has constant challenges with her basic goal of keeping everyone happy and making sure the park functions smoothly. Pearlie's nemesis and cousin Saphira, often takes advantage of Pearlie's good nature which requires that Pearlie must also frequently outwit the park bully. In each episode, we see Pearlie approach new tasks and problems with a great deal of enthusiasm, but without the organization required to get the job done. Through plot developments and with the assistance of her friends, Opal and Jasper, she learns what to do and what not to do in each situation so the park can be restored to order.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title BETA Records TV (WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/9:00-9:30am
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. Hosts interview up-and-coming musical artists about their inspirations, emphasizing their education - showing teens how they can make their own voices heard. The show shows the value of being committing to education and instills a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance teens can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Babar (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:30-12N
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 is a series about a young elephant who returns to the jungle where he builds the city of Celesteville and is crowned King of the Elephants. A dedicated ruler and family-elephant, Babar experiences many challenges as he journeys through life, and learns to rise above them through strength and optimism. Each episode begins with a look into Babar's present life, primarily in his role as a father who teaches his children the value of people, things and relationships through his own experience from the jungle to the city. Each episode in the show carries with it a social-emotional message that is established at the end of Babars story.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title In the Zone Presents ((WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/9:30-10:00am
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 Presents emphasizes the value of sportsmanship and teamwork in the accomplishment of life goals. Sports figures in each episode teach the importance of passion and determination to succeed in sports as well as in other aspects of life. Children also learn the importance of exercise in a healthy lifestyle.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Ariel Zoey & Eli, Too (WCAU 10.2 Philadelphia Nonstop)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/8:00-8:30am
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 Ariel and Zoey,Eli Too series is a children's informational show, hosted by three siblings; twin girls, Ariel andZoey and their younger brother, Eli. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. Boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 16 years old will be interested in watching each episode to learn something new and pertinent to adolescent life, including following dreams and setting goals.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Turbo Dogs (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00-10:30AM
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 an animated show based on the books, Racer Dogs, by Bob Kolar. The series follows a group of six dogs from Racerville who love to compete with one another in races. In each story, one or more of the dogs encounter and solve problems that teach them social-emotional lessons on good sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, playing fair, and friendship. The show also imparts information on the mechanics of racing such as directionality and concepts of distance and time. The social-emotional messages are embedded through the stories using action and humor. The tags at the end of each episode reiterate and establish the educational message learned by the dogs.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Willa's Wild Life (WCAU 10.1 NBC)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/12N-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 is a new 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.

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