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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
CPR-143476
Submit Date:
07/08/2013
Call Sign:
WKYT-TV
Facility ID:
24914
City:
LEXINGTON
State:
KY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/08/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Lexington
Web Home Page Address WWW.WKYT.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 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 10:00-10:30 AM
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 10:30-11:00 AM
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 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
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. RESCUE HEROES are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode, the RESCUE RANGERS reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 7:30-8:00 AM
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. ANIMAL ATLAS continues to make nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals, and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of you viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world. Those viewers that want deep information will find it here, but those who just want to be entertained by well-assembled sequences of unusual animals and interesting facts will get that, too.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 11:00-11:30 AM
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. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 8:30-9:00 AM
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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod will travel to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed 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 (7 of 16) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 7:00-7:30 AM
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. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY-FRIDAY, 7:00-7:30 AM
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. JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES is designed to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by presenting information across a range of nature's creatures across the continents. Jack Hanna teaches viewers about each animal and its habitat. The general learning goal and discrete educational objectives are fully integrated with the topics and settings of animal adventures and their lifestyles. The program will reveal to children, the world around them in a way that presents positive 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 (9 of 16) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 7:30-8:00 AM
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. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 8:00-8:30 AM
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. AQUA KIDS provides core programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth - the oceans. Each episode provides information related to a specific topic and gives an educational approach to understand the topic related to the entire ecosystem of the earth.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 11:00-11:30 AM
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. ON THE SPOT presents trivia that everyone should know, from the categories of science, math, English, history, art, geography, and more. The witty and fun host asks the questions, fields responses, and reveals the correct answer with an entertaining explanation. The program is designed to increase viewers' knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by presenting information across a range of subjects. Learning is natural, captivating, and becomes part of the overall fun and excitement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title PETS TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 7:00-7:30 AM
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 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PETS TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them. The program includes Pet News, Pet Health, and Pet Lifestyles. Pet News includes segments on the various types of pets from all around the world. The programs mission is to help viewers learn to thoughtfully assess situations and logically set appropriate and responsible goals in taking care of their pets. Learning is natural, captivating and becomes part of the overall fun and excitement of the series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 10:30-11:00 AM
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. JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES is designed to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by presenting information across a range of nature's creatures across the continents. Jack Hanna teaches viewers about each animal and its habitat. The general learning goal and discrete educational objectives are fully integrated with the topics and settings of animal adventures and their lifestyles. The program will reveal to children, the world around them in a way that presents positive 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 (14 of 16) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY 1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 7:30-8:00 AM
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On and episode by episode basis, Oscar in the role of his alter-ego, Nanoboy, harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches target viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve different problems and meet important aims. The program's mission is to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by presenting information across a range of scientific and technological subject areas, including botany, biology, computer science, genetics, geology, meteorology, entomology, ecology, astronomy, and more.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANO BOY 2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On and episode by episode basis, Oscar in the role of his alter-ego, Nanoboy, harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches target viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve different problems and meet important aims. The program's mission is to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by presenting information across a range of scientific and technological subject areas, including botany, biology, computer science, genetics, geology, meteorology, entomology, ecology, astronomy, and more.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison MICHAEL D. KANAREK
Address 2851 WINCHESTER ROAD
City Lexington
State KY
Zip 40509
Telephone Number 859-299-0411
Email Address mkanarek@wkyt.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. NON-BROADCAST EFFORTS FOR SECOND QUARTER 2013: WKYT/CW management and staff are encouraged to actively participate and belong to local, regional, state, and national organizations; whether civic, social, or professional. The following is a list of personnel and CHILDREN-RELATED Community Organizations to which they belong: BARBARA BAILEY, NEWS ANCHOR: Member of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bluegrass, Member of Center for Women, Children and Families; Serves on Advisory Board for the Ronald McDonald House; Member of Central Kentucky Youth Salute; and Co-Chair of the Fayette County Bowl for Kid's Sake. DAVE BAKER, ANCHOR & SPORTS MARKETING CONSULTANT: Serves on the Tournament Committee for the Children's Charities of the Bluegrass. BILL BRYANT, NEWS ANCHOR: Member/Advisor to the Williamsburg High School. SAM DICK, NEWS ANCHOR: Board Member on the Bluegrass Council of the Boy Scouts. MIKE KANAREK, VICE-PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS: Vice President/Board of Directors for the Children's Charity Fund of the Bluegrass; and Past Chairman/Board Member of the Child Development Centers of the Bluegrass. AMBER PHILPOTT, NEWS ANCHOR: Volunteers for the Girls on the Run Organization. PERSONAL APPEARANCES TO CHILDREN-RELATED EVENTS FOR SECOND QUARTER 2013: KRISTEN KENNEDY, ANCHOR/REPORTER: June 25 - Participated in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Celebrity Griller fundraiser. REBECCA SMITH, ANCHOR/REPORTER: June 22 - Announcer Children's Charity Golf Classic; June 25 - Participated in Big Brothers/Big Sisters fundraising event. AMBER PHILPOTT, NEW ANCHOR: APRIL 14 - Emcee Horses and Hope Keeneland event; April 16 - Speaker kickoff luncheon for Cardinal Hill Hospital Telethon; April 28 - Emcee Girls On The Run 5K; May 9 - Emcee - Chrysalis House Mother's Day Luncheon; May 11 - Keynote Speaker Williamsburg High School Salute to Scholars Night; May 24 - Keynote Speaker Arlington Elementary Fifth Grade Graduation; SAM DICK, NEWS ANCHOR: April 16 - attended Kick Off Luncheon for Cardinal Hill Hospital Telethon; April 27 - Attended MaKenna Foundation dinner; May 24 - Speaker Picadome Elementary graduation; BRITTANY PELLETZ, ANCHOR/REPORTER: June 25 - Participated/Celebrity Greeter Big Brothers/Big Sisters Fundraiser. MICAH HARRIS, METEOROLOGIST: April 27 - Participated in Lexington Children's Theatre; May 1 - Speaker Henry Clay High School; May 3 - Speaker Landsdowne Elementary School; DAVE BAKER, SPORTS ANCHOR & MARKETING CONSULTANT: April 13 - Emcee KHSAA Hall of Fame Ceremony; April 19 - Speaker West Jessamine jazz Band Fundraiser; April 25 - Emcee Central Kentucky YMCA Annual Meeting; June 17 - Attended Children's Charity Golf Classic Tee-Off Reception; June 20 Attended Children's Charity Classic Cabaret; June 21 - Emcee Children's Charity Golf Classic Bid Party; June 22 - Host for Children's Charity Golf Classic Telecast. BILL BRYANT, NEWS ANCHOR: May 31 - Emcee Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony; June 12 & 13 - Speaker for summer class groups that visited station about broadcasting careers. BARBARA BAILEY, NEWS ANCHOR: April 16 - Speaker Christ the King School; April 24 - Speaker Lexington Catholic High School Career Day; May 5 - Emcee Youth Salute Awards; June 1 - Participated in Transylvania University Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Panel; CHRIS BAILEY, METEOROLOGIST: April 30 - Speaker Carmago Elementary School; May 8 - Speaker Strode Station Elementary School; May 9 - Speaker Athens-Chilesburg Elementary School; May 15 - Speaker Lansdowne Elementary School. CHILDREN-RELATED TOUR GROUPS VISITING THE FACILITIES OF WKYT/CW DURING THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2013: April 10: Oneida Baptist Institute (12th grade), April 12: Lewis County High School, April 25: Model Lab School (Richmond- 8/9 year olds), April 26: West Liberty Elementary (4th grade), May 6: Lexington Cub Scout Pack, May 13: Corbin Intermediate (5th grade), June 19: Summer day-camp, and June 27: Starting Gate (summer program for middle sch

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title ON THE SPOT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 11:00-11:30 AM
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. ON THE SPOT presents trivia that everyone should know, from the categories of science, math, English, history, art, geography, and more. The witty and fun host asks the questions, fields responses, and reveals the correct answer with an entertaining explanation. The program is designed to increase viewers' knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by presenting information across a range of subjects. Learning is natural, captivating, and becomes part of the overall fun and excitement.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 7:00-7:30 AM
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. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 8:30-9:00 AM
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. Each week Jarod looks at exotic and domestic animals from his own unique perspective. Jarod will travel to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, whether it's the need for speed or animal heroes - there's always something amazing happening. It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers, to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Each episode is designed 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 (4 of 15) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 11:30AM - 12:00PM
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. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 11:00-11:30 AM
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. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title PETS TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PETS TV celebrates the pets we love and the people who love them. The program includes Pet News, Pet Health, and Pet Lifestyles. Pet News includes segments on the various types of pets from all around the world. The programs mission is to help viewers learn to thoughtfully assess situations and logically set appropriate and responsible goals in taking care of their pets. Learning is natural, captivating and becomes part of the overall fun and excitement of the series.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 8:00-8:30 AM
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. AQUA KIDS provides core programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children can learn about the resources of the oceans and how protection of oceans is necessary to present and future generations. Not only does the show teach biological topics, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of future generations, the role they play now, and for generations into the future, with the biggest ecosystem on earth - the oceans. Each episode provides information related to a specific topic and gives an educational approach to understand the topic related to the entire ecosystem of the earth.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 7:30-8:00 AM
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. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 7:00-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. RESCUE HEROES are called into action to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the stories using action and humor to convey messages of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure, training and teamwork. At the end of each episode, the RESCUE RANGERS reinforce various safety tips, and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 10:00-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 7:30-8:00 AM
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. ANIMAL ATLAS continues to make nature and the animal world entertaining and enlightening. The series uses humor, natural visuals, and an everyday attitude to reach the minds of its target group. Without pandering, pontificating, or watering down material, it broadens the knowledge and perspective of you viewers through a friendly and fascinating presentation of information about the animal world. Those viewers that want deep information will find it here, but those who just want to be entertained by well-assembled sequences of unusual animals and interesting facts will get that, too.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY-FRIDAY, 7:00-7:30 AM
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. JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES is designed to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by presenting information across a range of nature's creatures across the continents. Jack Hanna teaches viewers about each animal and its habitat. The general learning goal and discrete educational objectives are fully integrated with the topics and settings of animal adventures and their lifestyles. The program will reveal to children, the world around them in a way that presents positive pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title THE NEW ADVENTURES OF NANOBOY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On and episode by episode basis, Oscar in the role of his alter-ego, Nanoboy, harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches target viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve different problems and meet important aims. The program's mission is to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by presenting information across a range of scientific and technological subject areas, including botany, biology, computer science, genetics, geology, meteorology, entomology, ecology, astronomy, and more.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 10:30-11:00 AM
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. JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES is designed to increase viewers' core knowledge base and appreciation of the world around them by presenting information across a range of nature's creatures across the continents. Jack Hanna teaches viewers about each animal and its habitat. The general learning goal and discrete educational objectives are fully integrated with the topics and settings of animal adventures and their lifestyles. The program will reveal to children, the world around them in a way that presents positive pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAYS, 10:30-11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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