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

FRN:
0028358455
File Number:
CPR-132343
Submit Date:
07/10/2012
Call Sign:
WCCT-TV
Facility ID:
14050
City:
WATERBURY
State:
CT
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2012

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Hartford-New Haven
Web Home Page Address www.ct.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 168.0
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: 7.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Liberty's Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday at 9:30am
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 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To teach the history of the American Revolution (the period from 1773 to 1789) in an age-appropriate manner and specifically to assist our target audience of young people in putting historical concepts into a context and perspective that is consistent with their developmental ability to comprehend, integrate and retain the information and ideas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7am
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. (Digital Channel 20.1)The purpose of this program is to provide a safe learning environment for our viewers to become more informed about the gamut of possible careers available for them to explore.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Cubix: Robots For Everyone
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7am & 7:30am
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital Channel 20.1) The educational objectives of Cubix include the reinforcement of ageappropriate 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 (4 of 12) Response
Program Title The Doodlebops(Live Action)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)The Doodlebops is primarily intended to promote social and academic readiness - thereby helping young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school environment. By means of music, fantasy and fun, The Doodlebops encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior; and teaches basic knowledge-based information. On an episode by episode basis, Deedee, Roonie, Moe and their cohorts foster valuable learning along with a great deal of joy.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. (Digital Channel 20.1)Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and ivestigation of ancient myths mysteries, ther is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To teach and provide practice for viewers on the vital inquiry, discovery and "learning to learn" skills that are essential for learning across subject areas. These skills include questioning, observation, and fact-finding. To help viewers learn to exercise logic, judgment and analysis in order to assess the veracity, value and applicability of new knowledge presented; and extrapolation and construction skills to determine ways to appropriately use new knowledge gleaned. To encourage viewers to develop positive personal qualities and pro-social behaviors associated with discovery and problem-solving, including open-mindedness, curiosity, courage, confidence, optimism, initiative, creativity, perceptiveness, and perseverance. To aid viewers to develop general core-knowledge learning, foundational for knowledge acquisition across subject areas. This general learning involves language and vocabulary, mathematics, science, and sequences, directions, colors, and more. To spark and broaden viewers' burgeoning sense of humor in order to promote intellectual development, enhance resilience, and help them to see the fun of new learning.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7 -13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. (Digital Channel 20.1)ON THE SPOT adopts a modified question and answer format familiar to broadcast network viewers, including the targeted age. The questions fall under curriculum core areas of knowledge in social studies, science, the arts, civics, and mathematics. The format allows for a wide range of topics and allows topics to be blended, which is a serious asset. The integration of core curriculum areas is a traditional goal in education and while ON THE SPOT doesn't support the deeper integration that would be done in a classroom, the energetic blend is a great example of taking curriculum out of their separate boxes and making them a uniform part of why knowledge can be important. The series also succeeds in modeling all ages, ethnicities, and both genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can identify with. This is of too-often misunderstood importance for the targeted 13-16 year-old age. Identifying with a successful representative of your own group is extremely important. But it is also very important to learn respect for those outside your own group---and this series does that very well. Beyond the correct or incorrect answers presented by the series is a follow-up for deeper understanding. A question on evolution will lead to an expanded look at Charles Darwin in the way that touches on the pivotal Galapagos Island visit, and the fact that Darwin was 25 when he made the voyage there. Similarly, a question on government leads to a deeper look at James Madison, the man, and the revelation that he was the primary author of the US Constitution-something worth knowing for the targeted group.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 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. (Digital Channel 20.1)The Young Icons is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to accomplished teens that have set goals and are giving back to their communities as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest shares their personal stories of what motivated them to take on their passion and/or focus in their chosen field of endeavor. One guest's message inspires young audiences to "never let age hold us back, no matter how old you may be". Parents play an important role in supporting their 'young icons'. As one parent stated, "You can take a simple idea and turn it into something that can help an awful lot of people." The program provides a motivational and inspirational message that empowers audiences of all ages that hard work; dedication and looking beyond ourselves will pay off for everyone. Each segment of The Young Icons delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11am & 11:30am
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. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play. To teach pro-social behavior: generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies. To help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. To help children develop skills on which academic learning depends: attention, language, memory, active processing of a story, interest in reading.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Dino Squad
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12pm & 12:30pm
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Dino Squad is designed to promote and reinforce cooperation, teamwork, and related interpersonal social skills and positive character development via the portrayal of the actions and experiences of a group of attractive and appearing high school students in the context of highly entertaining and engaging stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show is intended to promote academic and social readiness in order to help young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school and extracurricular environments. By means of fantasy, fun, music and adventure, the Doodlebops Band teaches kids about their world and gives them the vital understanding and behavioral tools to explore it. The show's major educational goals lie in the all-important psycho-social arena. Largely through targeted modeling, the show aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior. Viewers come to see the value of honesty, integrity, the joy that can come from sharing, and so much more. The show's focus on feelings and emotions gives viewers an opportunity to make gains in their own emotional intelligence. They learn to effectively express themselves and read the expressions of others. The show also provides a template that youngsters can use to face situations and solve problems with the use of courage, inventiveness, and logical reasoning. The series secondarily addresses complementary core-knowledge goals. The show encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; and provides practice on fundamental knowledge-based learning and skills, including numbers, the alphabet, colors, vocabulary, sequences, and directions. By incorporating the series' multi-faceted educational goal in the context of fun and laughter, Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show furthermore helps to engage kids in new learning, and gives them a chance to hone and develop their burgeoning sense of humor.
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 Peter J. DiMatteo
Address 285 Broad Street
City Hartford
State CT
Zip 06115
Telephone Number 860-723-2142
Email Address pdimatteo@tribune.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 correct response to Question No. 7(b) is NO inasmuch as the station has ceased analog operation; however, a YES response is required in order to to enable the submission of this filing.

Other Matters (13)

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Other Matters (1 of 13) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 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. (Digital Channel 20.1)ON THE SPOT adopts a modified question and answer format familiar to broadcast network viewers, including the targeted age. The questions fall under curriculum core areas of knowledge in social studies, science, the arts, civics, and mathematics. The format allows for a wide range of topics and allows topics to be blended, which is a serious asset. The integration of core curriculum areas is a traditional goal in education and while ON THE SPOT doesn't support the deeper integration that would be done in a classroom, the energetic blend is a great example of taking curriculum out of their separate boxes and making them a uniform part of why knowledge can be important. The series also succeeds in modeling all ages, ethnicities, and both genders as successful, knowledgeable individuals. Although there are right and wrong answers, there are right answers from people that every audience member can identify with. This is of too-often misunderstood importance for the targeted 13-16 year-old age. Identifying with a successful representative of your own group is extremely important. But it is also very important to learn respect for those outside your own group---and this series does that very well. Beyond the correct or incorrect answers presented by the series is a follow-up for deeper understanding. A question on evolution will lead to an expanded look at Charles Darwin in the way that touches on the pivotal Galapagos Island visit, and the fact that Darwin was 25 when he made the voyage there. Similarly, a question on government leads to a deeper look at James Madison, the man, and the revelation that he was the primary author of the US Constitution-something worth knowing for the targeted group.
Other Matters (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 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. (Digital Channel 20.1)The Young Icons is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to accomplished teens that have set goals and are giving back to their communities as mentors, scholars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Each guest shares their personal stories of what motivated them to take on their passion and/or focus in their chosen field of endeavor. One guest's message inspires young audiences to "never let age hold us back, no matter how old you may be". Parents play an important role in supporting their 'young icons'. As one parent stated, "You can take a simple idea and turn it into something that can help an awful lot of people." The program provides a motivational and inspirational message that empowers audiences of all ages that hard work; dedication and looking beyond ourselves will pay off for everyone. Each segment of The Young Icons delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, commitment, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show is intended to promote academic and social readiness in order to help young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school and extracurricular environments. By means of fantasy, fun, music and adventure, the Doodlebops Band teaches kids about their world and gives them the vital understanding and behavioral tools to explore it. The show's major educational goals lie in the all-important psycho-social arena. Largely through targeted modeling, the show aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior. Viewers come to see the value of honesty, integrity, the joy that can come from sharing, and so much more. The show's focus on feelings and emotions gives viewers an opportunity to make gains in their own emotional intelligence. They learn to effectively express themselves and read the expressions of others. The show also provides a template that youngsters can use to face situations and solve problems with the use of courage, inventiveness, and logical reasoning. The series secondarily addresses complementary core-knowledge goals. The show encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; and provides practice on fundamental knowledge-based learning and skills, including numbers, the alphabet, colors, vocabulary, sequences, and directions. By incorporating the series' multi-faceted educational goal in the context of fun and laughter, Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show furthermore helps to engage kids in new learning, and gives them a chance to hone and develop their burgeoning sense of humor.
Other Matters (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11am ending 9/15/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. (Digital Channel 20.1)Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and ivestigation of ancient myths mysteries, ther is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs.
Other Matters (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 7am
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. (Digital Channel 20.1)The purpose of this program is to provide a safe learning environment for our viewers to become more informed about the gamut of possible careers available for them to explore.
Other Matters (6 of 13) Response
Program Title Now Eat This!
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11am starting 9/22/12
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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. Now Eat This! with Rocco DiSpirito is chef Rocco DiSpirito's new E/I show, dedicated to helping teens and families eat better, and live healthier lives, without sacrificing flavor. Each 30 minute episode is focused on an individual, or a family, and their issues related to food and health. Examples include guests and families struggling with weight issues; trying to feed budding athletes; eating right on budget; fighting serious health issues like diabetes; simply desiring to live a healthier life. Through the course of each episode, Rocco teaches the guest(s) and viewers important information about food and nutrition, guiding them to make better choices with the food they eat. In the process, they'll learn to cook, Rocco style. Fun and entertaining, and load with valuable takeaway information. Each episode ends with a renewed sense of purpose, and commitment to change for the better.
Other Matters (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Liberty's Kids
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday at 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To teach the history of the American Revolution (the period from 1773 to 1789) in an age-appropriate manner and specifically to assist our target audience of young people in putting historical concepts into a context and perspective that is consistent with their developmental ability to comprehend, integrate and retain the information and ideas.
Other Matters (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Utilizing humor as a powerful learning tool, GSA sparks enthusiasm for writing through age appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. By basing the stories on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7 -13, children get the message that their words have power, and that their voices are being heard.
Other Matters (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Dino Squad
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 12pm & 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)Dino Squad is designed to promote and reinforce cooperation, teamwork, and related interpersonal social skills and positive character development via the portrayal of the actions and experiences of a group of attractive and appearing high school students in the context of highly entertaining and engaging stories.
Other Matters (10 of 13) Response
Program Title Cubix: Robots For Everyone
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 7am & 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (Digital Channel 20.1) The educational objectives of Cubix include the reinforcement of ageappropriate 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.
Other Matters (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 11am & 11:30am
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. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play. To teach pro-social behavior: generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others' points of view, empathy, acceptance of others' idiosyncrasies. To help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community. To help children develop skills on which academic learning depends: attention, language, memory, active processing of a story, interest in reading.
Other Matters (12 of 13) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10:30am
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. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)To teach and provide practice for viewers on the vital inquiry, discovery and "learning to learn" skills that are essential for learning across subject areas. These skills include questioning, observation, and fact-finding. To help viewers learn to exercise logic, judgment and analysis in order to assess the veracity, value and applicability of new knowledge presented; and extrapolation and construction skills to determine ways to appropriately use new knowledge gleaned. To encourage viewers to develop positive personal qualities and pro-social behaviors associated with discovery and problem-solving, including open-mindedness, curiosity, courage, confidence, optimism, initiative, creativity, perceptiveness, and perseverance. To aid viewers to develop general core-knowledge learning, foundational for knowledge acquisition across subject areas. This general learning involves language and vocabulary, mathematics, science, and sequences, directions, colors, and more. To spark and broaden viewers' burgeoning sense of humor in order to promote intellectual development, enhance resilience, and help them to see the fun of new learning.
Other Matters (13 of 13) Response
Program Title The Doodlebops(Live Action)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays at 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. (Digital sub-channel 20.2)The Doodlebops is primarily intended to promote social and academic readiness - thereby helping young viewers toward ultimate competence and success in their future school environment. By means of music, fantasy and fun, The Doodlebops encourages an understanding and appreciation of music, leading to creative development and gains in multiple other subject areas; aids in the enhancement of viewers' personal character and pro-social behavior; and teaches basic knowledge-based information. On an episode by episode basis, Deedee, Roonie, Moe and their cohorts foster valuable learning along with a great deal of joy.

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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.

WCCT, Inc., Debtor-in-Possession


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