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

FRN:
0009562265
File Number:
CPR-122315
Submit Date:
07/08/2011
Call Sign:
WCIU-TV
Facility ID:
71428
City:
CHICAGO
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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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 Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Chicago
Web Home Page Address www.wciu.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 672.0
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: 18.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (26.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title MISSING (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 9 - 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MISSING, without overstating any dangers, educates children of all ages, as well as their parents as to what possible dangers exist to their safety, and illustrates specific ways of dealing with them, via the show's safety tips. As such it will give children a sense that they have the power and means to protect themselves when away from watchful eyes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (WMEU)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M - F, 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled W-F: 7 - 7:30AM*
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 40
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. * On 5/17 this show had to run instead of "In The Zone" due to the failure of the syndicator to deliver the program in time. ** On 5/23 the Kids E/I programming moved to 7:30 - 8AM; so this show ran 22 times 7 - 7:30AM and 17 times at the new time. In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 10 - 10:30AM & 10:30 - 11AM;
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This fully animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry which parents worldwide rely on to teach valuable lessons. Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title STARGATE INFINITY (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 9 - 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this animated action-adventure series, based on MGM's successful sci-fi movie and television franchise "Stargate", four exceptional Air Force Academy cadets and a wrongly court-martialed Stargate veteran must travel through the gated wormholes from one planet to the next in order to protect a mysterious alien creature from the sinister clutches of a new extraterrestrial enemy. Together they must learn to adapt to new cultures and each other, while trying to find a safe haven for the alien and clear their names so they can return home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title MAGI-NATION (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F, 8:30 - 9AM; SU, 9:30 - 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show began airing on 9/27/10. MAGI-NATION - Young Tony Jones is an average teen from Earth who finds himself mysteriously transported to the magical world of Magi-Nation. In these Moonlands, Tony befriends two young Magi heroes-in-training who join him on a journey to defeat the evil Shadow Magi who are out to rule their world. Along with their trusty collection of Dream Creatures these new friends must solve riddles, battle evil and discover the secrets hidden in each region on the Moonlands. During their adventures, they might just discover some secrets about themselves.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7:30 - 8AM
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 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN allows children to explore the world of "green" living. The series also 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 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 (9 of 24) Response
Program Title DANCE REVOLUTION (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA:11:30AM - 12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 5
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tweens and teens bring their freshest moves to DANCE REVOLUTION, the sensational dance competition where teams of dancers incorporate innovative moves into their existing choreography and create "revolutionary" new moves. Hosted by popular DJ Rick, kid-friendly celebrity judges determine the winners as the dance crews perform to the juicy sounds of the Dance Revolution house band, the Slumber Party Girls. Find out who takes home the grand price of a $20,000 scholarship!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Cake (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 11 - 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 5
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. CAKE, super creative teen, hosts a cable access show, "CAKE TV" with the help of her three best friends, Miracle, Amy and Benjamin. The show is produced out of Cake's garage and co-hosted by the three girls who show their audience how to take ordinary, everyday items and make them extraordinary using a little imagination and a glue gun!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 6:30 - 7PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode, cameras follow Jarod Miller, to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the seas with curiosity. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (WMEU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Marty Stouffer's WILD AMERICA is the first and only Wildlife & Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first-hand. WILD AMERICA is a series that families can enjoy together.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title IN THE ZONE PRESENTS (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TU: 7 - 7:30AM*
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. *On 5/17 we had to run Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures instead of this show due to the failure of the syndicator to deliver the program in time. IN THE ZONE PRESENTS - Teens learn that exercise gained from participating in sports activities is good for their overall health. The various sports figures in each episode teach the teens about passion and determination, qualities essential in sports as well as in life. IN THE ZONE emphasizes the essence of sportsmanship and using teamwork to accomplish goals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title CPS SPORTS (WWME)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CPS SPORTS targets high school students and is being produced in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Education. The Chicago Public School Sports Program focuses on the development of athletes at all skill levels, training and certification of coaches, championship competition and sportsmanship.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (thisTV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 9 - 9:30AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES (thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 9:30 - 10AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Curiosities are everywhere in BUSYTOWN and so are Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo plus Pig Will and Pit Won't. Each episode is an innovative blend of humor and learning based around six unforgettable friends and many other colorful characters from the amazing world of Richard Scarry's books.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 11:30AM - 12PM
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. DOG TALES includes dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. This show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 10:30 - 11AM
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a Discovery Kids program. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been e-mailed in by viewers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title DISTANT ROADS (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M: 7 - 7:30AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DISTANT ROADS takes the viewer through an informative and scenic tour of our country's most treasured locations, rich with history and diverse culture. Each week, traveling in the most modern and state-of-the-art motor homes, DISTANT ROADS presents a close-up and personal tour of these locales and their historical significance, as well as their current day characteristics and influence on our country.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (WWME)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 7 - 7:30AM, 7:30 - 8AM, 8 - 8:30AM, 8:30 - 9AM, 9 - 9:30AM & 9:30 - 10AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title CPS SPORTS SHOW (WCUU)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 10 - 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CPS SPORTS targets high school students and is being produced in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Education. The Chicago Public School Sports Program focuses on the development of athletes at all skill levels, training and certification of coaches, championship competition and sportsmanship.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 12 - 12:30PM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In each episode, cameras follow Jarod Miller, to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the seas with curiosity. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 11 - 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PETS.TV provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything pets. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 6 - 6:30PM
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. Marty Stouffer's WILD AMERICA is the first and only Wildlife & Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent.
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 (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WWME-CA
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 23
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SU: 7-7:30AM, 7:30-8AM, 8-8:30AM, 8:30-9AM, 9-9:30AM & 9:30-10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Number of Preemptions: -1
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES
Call Letters of Station Airing Sponsored Program WMEU-CA
Channel Number of Station Airing Sponsored Program 48
Did total programming increase? No
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: M - F, 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 64
Number of Preemptions: 0
Length of Program: 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from: 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Liaison Contact

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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 Cassandra M. Mellor
Address 26 No. Halsted Street
City Chicago
State IL
Zip 60661
Telephone Number 312-705-2602
Email Address cmellor@wciu.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 (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (digital, WMEU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
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. Marty Stouffer's WILD AMERICA is the first and only Wildlife & Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first-hand. WILD AMERICA is a series that families can enjoy together.
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES (digital, thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 9:30 - 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - Curiosities are everywhere in Busytown and so are Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo plus Pig Will and Pig Won't. Each episode is an innovative blend of humor and learning based around six unforgettable friends and many other colorful characters from the amazing world of Richard Scarry's books. Viewers follow the friends as they scour Busytown looking for the answer to the episode's mystery.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title CAKE (digital, thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 11 - 11:30AM
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. CAKE, a super creative teen, hosts a cable access show, "Cake TV", with the help of her three best friends, Miracle, Amy and Benjamin. The show is produced out of Cake's garage and co-hosted by the three girls who show their audience how to take ordinary, everyday items (tee shirts, CD cases, plush toys) and make them extraordinary using a little imagination and a glue gun.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN (digital 26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7:30 - 8AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CURIOSITY QUEST GOES GREEN allows children to explore the world of "green" living. The series also 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 series also promotes children's writing and creative skills.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title PETS.TV (digital, 26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 11 - 11:30AM
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. PETS.TV provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything pets. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets.
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title DANCE REVOLUTION (digital, thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 11:30AM - 12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tweens and teens bring their freshest moves to DANCE REVOLUTION, the sensational dance competition where teams of dancers incorporate innovative moves into their existing choreography and create "revolutionary" new routines. Hosted by popular DJ Rick, kid-friendly celebrity judges determine the winner as the dance crews perform to the juicy sounds of the Dance Revolution house band, the Slumber Party Girls! Find out who takes home the Grand Prize of a $20,000 scholarship.
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (digital, WWME)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 7 - 7:30AM, 7:30 - 8AM, 8 - 8:30AM, 8:30 - 9AM, 9 - 9:30AM & 9:30 - 10AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title DISTANT ROADS (digital, WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M: 7 - 7:30AM
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. DISTANT ROADS takes the viewer through an informative and scenic tour of our country's most treasured locations, rich with history and diverse culture. Each week, traveling in the most modern and state-of-the-art motor homes, DISTANT ROADS presents a close-up and personal tour of these locales and their historical significance, as well as their current day characteristics and influence on our country.
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title THE BUSY WORLD OF RICHARD SCARRY (digital, thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA:10 - 10:30AM & 10:30 - 11AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This fully animated series is based on the books by Richard Scarry which parents worldwide rely on to teach valuable lessons. Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Young audiences love to sing and laugh along as Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm make their way through the day. Always concerned for each other, the residents of Busytown make time for a song and a smile.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title IN THE ZONE PRESENTS (digital, WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TU: 7 - 7:30AM
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. IN THE ZONE PRESENTS - Teens learn that exercise gained from participating in sports activities is good for their overall health. The various sports figures in each episode teach the teens about passion and determination, qualities essential in sports as well as in life. IN THE ZONE emphasizes the essence of sportsmanship and using teamwork to accomplish goals.
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA (digital, WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 6 - 6:30PM
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. Marty Stouffer's WILD AMERICA is the first and only Wildlife & Nature Series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer, the series features footage of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects throughout the entire continent. Viewers take a guided journey to witness the vast wonders and infinite diversity of nature first-hand. WILD AMERICA is a series that families can enjoy together.
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (digital, WMEU)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M - F, 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title MISSING (WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 9 - 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. MISSING, without overstating any dangers, educates children of all ages, as well as their parents as to what possible dangers exist to their safety, and illustrates specific ways of dealing with them, via the show's safety tips. As such it will give children a sense that they have the power and means to protect themselves when away from watchful eyes.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (digital, 26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 11:30AM - 12:00PM
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. DOG TALES includes dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. This show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting dogs. This weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (digital, 26.1)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title STARGATE INFINITY (digital, thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 9 - 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Based on MGM's "Stargate.) Four exceptional Air Force Academy cadets and a wrongly court-martialed Stargate veteran must travel through the gated wormholes from one planet to the next in order to protect a mysterious alien creature from the sinister clutches of a new extraterrestrial enemy. Together they must learn to adapt to new cultures and each other, while trying to find a safe haven for the alien and clear their names so they can return home.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title CPS SPORTS (digital, WWME)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 7 - 7:30AM
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. CPS SPORTS targets high school students and is being produced in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Education. The Chicago Public School Sports Program focuses on the development of athletes at all skill levels, training and certification of coaches, championship competition and sportsmanship.
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title CPS SPORT SHOW (WCUU)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 10 - 10:30AM
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. CPS SPORTS targets high school students and is being produced in conjunction with the Chicago Board of Education. The Chicago Public School Sports Program focuses on the development of athletes at all skill levels, training and certification of coaches, championship competition and sportsmanship.
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 6:30 - 7PM
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 each episode, cameras follow Jarod Miller, to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the seas with curiosity. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES (digital, WCUU)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled W-F: 7 - 7:30AM;
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title MAGI-NATION (digital, thisTV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F, 8:30 - 9AM; SU: 9:30 - 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MAGI-NATION - Young Tony Jones is an average teen from Earth who finds himself mysteriously transported to the magical world of Magi-Nation. In these Moonlands, Tony befriends two young Magi heroes-in-training who join him on a journey to defeat the evil Shadow Magi who are out to rule their world. Along with their trusty collection of Dream Creatures these new friends must solve riddles, battle evil and discover the secrets hidden in each region on the Moonlands. During their adventures, they might just discover some secrets about themselves.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER (digital, 26.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 12 - 12:30PM
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 each episode, cameras follow Jarod Miller, to the nearest and farthest corners of the world as he explores the land, the air, and the seas with curiosity. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, children and adults alike, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. The producers design each episode to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU: 10:30 - 11AM
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a Discovery Kids program. Teenage hosts Araya and Christina investigate real-life reports of mysteries such as ghosts, monsters, vampires and UFOs. They use scientific rigour to try to find plausible explanations for the sightings and eye-witness accounts that trigger their investigations. In another section of the show, Doubting Dave, a scientist played by David Acer, attempts to explain mysterious personal experiences that have been e-mailed in by viewers.
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (digital, thisTV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA: 9 - 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES teaches children critical writing skills through improvisation, storytelling, and story theatre in this fun, informational and educational program.

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