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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0001751940
File Number:
CPR-150747
Submit Date:
01/10/2014
Call Sign:
WLGA
Facility ID:
11113
City:
OPELIKA
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/10/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2013

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 WeatherNation
Nielsen DMA Columbus GA
Web Home Page Address www.wlgatv.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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(3)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., & 11:00 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 is a television program, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends which happen to include puppet pets. Courtney's thoughtful guidance helps her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The program celebrates the joy of childhood through music and storytelling. The program is a nurturing environment where the characters support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. (Different Episodes)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. Along with Gina D there are puppets, animated characters and whimsical characters that help her throughout the program. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, she attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math readiness, and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not talking to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30 p.m.
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a science series that educates children about science concepts, introducing them to science and math by exploring fundamental principles such as gravity, pressure, kinetics and magnetism by conducting science experiments in an integrated and entertaining way. It is produced using a combination of 3D animation and live footage. The host, Max, is a 3D animated mouse which talks to the audience and the participants, explaining what the science concept and experiment is and how to perform it. The participants are junior high school children guided by a science facilitator. Together they perform the experiment instructed by Max the Mouse. The program also uses 3D animation to explain the steps and results of the experiment.
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 Debbie L. Sweeney
Address 5111 East McKinley Avenue
City Fresno
State CA
Zip 93727
Telephone Number 559-255-2600
Email Address dsweeney@pappastv.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 (3)

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Other Matters (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. (Different Episodes)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 is a television program, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends which happen to include puppet pets. Courtney's thoughtful guidance helps her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The program celebrates the joy of childhood through music and storytelling. The program is a nurturing environment where the characters support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face.
Other Matters (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:30 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. (Different Episodes)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. Along with Gina D there are puppets, animated characters and whimsical characters that help her throughout the program. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, she attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math readiness, and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not talking to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience.
Other Matters (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. This program is a science series that educates children about science concepts, introducing them to science and math by exploring fundamental principles such as gravity, pressure, kinetics and magnetism by conducting science experiments in an integrated and entertaining way. It is produced using a combination of 3D animation and live footage. The host, Max, is a 3D animated mouse which talks to the audience and the participants, explaining what the science concept and experiment is and how to perform it. The participants are junior high school children guided by a science facilitator. Together they perform the experiment instructed by Max the Mouse. The program also uses 3D animation to explain the steps and results of the experiment.

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.

Pappas Telecasting of Opelika, L.P. A Delaware LP


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