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

FRN:
0015431562
File Number:
CPR-119142
Submit Date:
04/07/2011
Call Sign:
WSWB
Facility ID:
73374
City:
SCRANTON
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/07/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Wilkes Barre-Scranton
Web Home Page Address WWW.MYFOXNEPA.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 4.0
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(4)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 4) Response
Program Title CUBIX: ROBOTS FOR EVERYONE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 7AM SAT, 7:30AM SAT 01/01/2011--02/12/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The educational objectives of Cubix include the reinforcement of age appropriate interpersonal skills, the development of self-confidence, courage and personal responsibility. Cubix exposes children to these lessons within an entertaining, non-threatening imaginary environment. The Botties and their robots tackle personal and community adversities in creative story lines. Within this framework, children can see age-appropriate problem-solving strategies and learn to model the appropriate behavior. Through the Botties' experiences, viewers learn to overcome self-esteem and social competency issues, demonstrating to children that self-confidence, courage and resilience are necessary tools for problem solving and establishing good interpersonal relationships. Moreover, the characters inspire and promote altruistic behaviors, such as community participation, support, resilience, tolerance and leadership skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 4) Response
Program Title MAGI-NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 7AM SAT, 7:30AM SAT 02/19/2011---03/26/2011
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 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The general learning goal and discrete educational objectives are fully integrated with the story-line, characters and settings that make up "Magi Nation." By focusing on the thrilling adventures of Tony, Edyn and Strag and the other forces for good in their battle with evil, the series provides young viewers with a non-threatening arena from which to observe and learn from the actions of others. Learning is attractive, natural and becomes part of the overall excitement of the series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 4) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8AM SUN 01/02/2011---03/27/2011
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. "Missing" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 4) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 7AM MON-FRI 01/03/2011---03/31/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 64
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storyline focus on the social and emotional challenges faced by every secondary school student, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships.
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 MELISSA SCHWARTZ
Address 1181 HIGHWAY 315
City PLAINS
State PA
Zip 18702
Telephone Number 570-970-5613
Email Address MSCHWARTZ@FOX56.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. WSWB WAS BROADCAST IN DIGITAL THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE QUARTER.

Other Matters (3)

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Other Matters (1 of 3) Response
Program Title MAGI-NATION
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 7AM AND 7:30AM SATURDAY 04/02/2011--06/25/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. The general learning goal and discrete educational objectives are fully integrated with the story-line, characters and settings that make up "Magi Nation." By focusing on the thrilling adventures of Tony, Edyn and Strag and the other forces for good in their battle with evil, the series provides young viewers with a non-threatening arena from which to observe and learn from the actions of others. Learning is attractive, natural and becomes part of the overall excitement of the series.
Other Matters (2 of 3) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 7AM MON-FRI 04/01/2011---06/30/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. EDGEMONT IS DESIGNED TO ENTERTAIN ITS TEEN AUDIENCE AND ALSO TO INFORM AND EDUCATE ITS VIEWERS ABOUT ISSUES THAT ARISE IN SCHOOL AND AT HOME. THE STORYLINES FOCUS ON THE SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL CHALLENGES FACED BY EVERY SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENT, FROM FORMING AND MAINTAINING FRIENDSHIPS AND ROMANTIC ATTACHMENTS, TO ETHICAL AND MORAL CHOICES AND FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS.
Other Matters (3 of 3) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 8AM SUN 04/03/2011---06/26/2011
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" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, inlcuding safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States.

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.

MPS MEDIA OF SCRANTON LICENSE, LLC


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