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

FRN:
0003828738
File Number:
CPR-118888
Submit Date:
04/06/2011
Call Sign:
WBMM
Facility ID:
68427
City:
TUSKEGEE
State:
AL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/06/2011
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW Plus
Nielsen DMA Montgomery
Web Home Page Address www.cwmontgomery.com

Digital Core Programming

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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: 3.0
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 HANNAH MONTANA (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:00-10:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Thirteen-year-old Miley Stewart, recently moved from Tennessee to Malibu, CA, leads a double life. By day she attends public high school, along with her older brother Jackson, but by night she is emerging pop star "Hannah Montana". Except for her family, only her two best friends, Oliver and Lilly, and her bodyguard know about Miley's career as a singer, and she strives to maintain privacy, fearing that her new classmates would treat her very differently if they knew of her stage identity. Miley wears blonde wigs while performing, and manages to escape being recognized. Miley's mother died three years before the story begins, so her dad is now a single parent. He has just begun dating again. Miley misses her mother very much. One of the songs that she writes and performs is about the pain of growing up without her mother. Unlike her brother, Miley is a dedicated student. At school, her enemies are Amber and Ashley, two girls who constantly bully Miley. Oliver and Lilly are fiercely protective of their friend. Miley has ordinary teenage insecurities, but remains true to herself, despite the allure of concert life, the limos, parties, and glamorous clothes. This is in no small part due to the solid values that her father, Miley's manager (Billy Rae Cyrus), has imparted. Tension and sibling rivalry do occur, especially when Jackson feels that his talented sister is getting all the attention. Stories examine social issues such as peer pressure, integrity, family rules, jealousy, friendship, loyalty, and issues related to bereavement. The January 1, 2011 episode was preempted for ESPN on ABC live network coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program HANNAH MONTANA (22.2)
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, January 8. 2011, 11-11:30 AM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, January 1. 2011, 10-10:30 AM CT
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title MADE IN HW: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:00-11:30 A.M. STARTING 3/26/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious on-camera career in acting, there are also a number of behind the screen pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers. The goals of this series are the following: To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
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 THAT'S SO RAVEN (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9:30-10:00 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Raven Baxter, who has inherited her grandmother's gift of clairvoyance, is a normal, happy young woman. Nonetheless, Raven sometimes worries that she is a freak because of her clairvoyant abilities. She has a ten-year old brother, Cory. They are typical siblings, with the tension and rivalry that most siblings experience. Raven and Cory's mother is in law school, and their father owns a small restaurant. Raven attends an ethnically diverse San Francisco public high school. She is responsible for the after-school safety and activities of Cory. Her closest friends, Chelsea and Eddie, are fiercely committed to environmental issues and sports, respectively. Raven dreams of a career in fashion design, and the new season's episodes revolve around her internship with an eccentric fashion designer. Raven's parents and close friends know about her "visions". These premonitions often prompt her to intervene before trouble occurs. Sometimes her interventions backfire, and at other times the foreseen events occur, bringing embarrassment or sadness. She learns valuable lessons from her transgressions. "Visions" set up issues that the Core episodes of this series explore, among which are sibling rivalry, popularity, loyalty, self-acceptance, jealousy, dealing with authority, and consequences of lying or cheating.
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 EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 11:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse.
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 MADE IN HW: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 10:00-10:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious on-camera career in acting, there are also a number of behind the screen pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers. The goals of this series are the following: To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
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 THAT'S SO RAVEN (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 9:00-9:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Raven Baxter, who has inherited her grandmother's gift of clairvoyance, is a normal, happy young woman. Nonetheless, Raven sometimes worries that she is a freak because of her clairvoyant abilities. She has a ten-year old brother, Cory. They are typical siblings, with the tension and rivalry that most siblings experience. Raven and Cory's mother is in law school, and their father owns a small restaurant. Raven attends an ethnically diverse San Francisco public high school. She is responsible for the after-school safety and activities of Cory. Her closest friends, Chelsea and Eddie, are fiercely committed to environmental issues and sports, respectively. Raven dreams of a career in fashion design, and the new season's episodes revolve around her internship with an eccentric fashion designer. Raven's parents and close friends know about her "visions". These premonitions often prompt her to intervene before trouble occurs. Sometimes her interventions backfire, and at other times the foreseen events occur, bringing embarrassment or sadness. She learns valuable lessons from her transgressions. "Visions" set up issues that the Core episodes of this series explore, among which are sibling rivalry, popularity, loyalty, self-acceptance, jealousy, dealing with authority, and consequences of lying or cheating.
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 EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 11:00-11:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse.
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 MADE IN HW: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 10:30-11:00 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious on-camera career in acting, there are also a number of behind the screen pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers. The goals of this series are the following: To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
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 THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND CODY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 10:30-11:00 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 11 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Those episodes of "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" that air on ABC as Core Programming deliver life lessons tailored for the older child and "tween" audience. Stories take place in a luxury hotel in Boston, where twelve-year-old identical twins Zack and Cody live with their divorced mom, a lounge singer for the Tipton Hotel. The boys attend a local public middle school. One of the twins is polite and shy and excels in academics, while the other, athletic and extroverted, barely scrapes by in school, due to lack of effort. He often instigates wacky plans for outwitting hotel authorities, caregivers, and their mother. The boy's mother dates and would like to remarry. Their father is a professional rock musician who is on the road much of the year, but stays in touch with his sons. This sets up occasional parental conflicts about discipline and expectations. Parallel stories involve two teenage girls: heiress London Tipton, whose father owns the hotel, and Maddie, a girl who works after school at the hotel snack bar. Unlike London, Maddie attends a parochial girls' school and comes from a working class Boston family. Series episodes explore sibling rivalry, conflicts with parents, divorce, household and hotel rules, family budget limitations, responsibility, self-esteem, and peer pressure. The January 1, 2011 episode was preempted for ESPN on ABC live network coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND CODY
List date and time rescheduled Saturday, January 8. 2011, 11:30 AM - 12 Noon CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # Saturday, January 1. 2011, 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 10:00-10:30 A.M. STARTING 3/27/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse.
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 The Emperor's New School (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8-8:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kuzco, a youth who is heir to the throne of a mythical Andean country, must graduate from Kuzco Academy before he can become Emperor of his land. He lives with a peasant foster family and faces the intellectual, physical and social challenges that all teens face, while also preparing to rule justly and well. Sometimes Kuzco wonders whether being Emperor for the rest of his days will be a pleasure or a trap. Kuzco thwarts attempts by the nefarious Yzma and her henchman, Kronk, to stop him from doing well in school. If Kuzco were to fail at his class work, Yzma would become Empress. Kuzco struggles to complete his assignments and stay on track. Only if he remains steadfast, studies hard, learns from his mistakes, and can relate to citizens at all levels of society, will he ascend the throne. His best friend Malina, an excellent student, attempts to help Kuzco stay out of trouble and achieve his goals. Series episodes explore issues such as coping with peer pressure, respecting authority, taking responsibility, adhering to family and school rules, accepting differences, building self-esteem and trust.
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 EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse.
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 MADE IN HW: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M. STARTING 3/26/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious on-camera career in acting, there are also a number of behind the screen pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers. The goals of this series are the following: To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields.
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 EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:00-11:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse.
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 EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 10:30-11:00 A.M. STARTING 3/27/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse.
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 REPLACEMENTS (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 8:30-9:00 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Riley and Todd, siblings who were raised in an orphanage after the death of their parents, long to be adopted. They find a comic book advertisement for Fleemco, an agency that will provide "Replacement" parents or adults to substitute for certain individuals. Brother and sister decide to send in the $1.98 fee in hopes of obtaining parents to replace their lost ones. They acquire an unorthodox pair of Replacement parents, Dick Daring and Agent K. Dick is a former daredevil stuntman and Agent K is a British super-spy. Neither seems to know much about parenting, although their intentions are good. Agent K's highly intelligent automobile, C.A.R., her former spy partner, also joins the household. Their attempts to forge a family and adjust to a new school are both touching and comedic. Riley and Todd discover that they can call Fleemco to request replacement of any adult whom they dislike, who is overly strict, or who is merely uninteresting. The temporary Replacements for teachers, neighbors or other community figures never prove to be as exciting or fun as the siblings had hoped, and are often immature and obnoxious. As things go awry, Riley and Todd learn that they need adult leadership, discipline, role models, order and structure. By the end of each story they are eager to return the Replacement and reinstate the original adult. Stories revolve around issues such as cooperating with household/family rules, taking responsibility, fairness, building self-esteem, and trust.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 6) Response
Program Title MAGI-NATION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6:00-6:30 A.M. STARTING 2/19/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 6
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. For young people today, new information is generally no more than a mouse-click away. Knowledge is readily there for the taking if kids simply know how to appropriately access it and effectively make use of it. In an enticing new world filled with excitement, mystery, and danger, Magi-Nation addresses vital learning goals. Tony, Edyn, and Strag along with their human and decidedly non-human colleagues model their successful, and sometimes less than successful, attempts to analyze difficult situations, set appropriate goals, and creatively seek solutions to the dire dilemmas in which they find themselves. The level of educational content in the program is varied so as to be meaningful to youngsters throughout the age range - challenging younger viewers and reinforcing learning for older ones.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 6) Response
Program Title MAGI-NATION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6:30-7:00 A.M. STARTING 2/19/2011
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 6
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. For young people today, new information is generally no more than a mouse-click away. Knowledge is readily there for the taking if kids simply know how to appropriately access it and effectively make use of it. In an enticing new world filled with excitement, mystery, and danger, Magi-Nation addresses vital learning goals. Tony, Edyn, and Strag along with their human and decidedly non-human colleagues model their successful, and sometimes less than successful, attempts to analyze difficult situations, set appropriate goals, and creatively seek solutions to the dire dilemmas in which they find themselves. The level of educational content in the program is varied so as to be meaningful to youngsters throughout the age range - challenging younger viewers and reinforcing learning for older ones.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 6) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS (22.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6:30-7:00 A.M. Starting
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Teen Kids News is the first kid-to-kid newscast created for and delivered by children. Hosted by a diverse news team made up of young "journalists" reporting from a professional news set and from the field on stories of interest and educational value to its own audience. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Caucasian, male and female child actors who interact with each other and connect to the viewers. This program meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Date Time
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 6) Response
Program Title CUBIX: ROBOTS FOR EVERYONE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6:00-6:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 7
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Cubix: Robots for Everyone takes place in the year 2040 in Bubble Town where robots outnumber humans. The series centers around 13 year old boy named Connor, his robot Cubix, and the members of a special club known as Botties. Each member of the Botties has their own robot with a unique characteristic. The robots are friendly, efficient and function in imaginative ways to help make Bubble Town a great place to live. But it's a good vs. evil world and Connor and the Botties learn lessons of right and wrong, teamwork, courage and problem solving during their adventures to thwart Dr. K.'s evil schemes to take control of Bubble Town's robots. Each member of the Botties faces life scenarios that commonly affect children today - feeling sad and alone, insecure and vulnerable, fear of failure, and overcoming uncertainties and phobias. Throughout the entire series, the Botties learn important lessons about themselves including self-confidence, courage, loyalty, patience, humility and pride but they also learn the importance of perseverance, teamwork and embracing their differences to overcome obstacles. These lessons resonate as the Botties work together to defeat Dr. K. and his evil schemes.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS (22.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6:00-6:30 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
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 explores the world of wildlife in a blend of education and entertainment. Some episodes focus solely on one animal, whereas others are organized in themes, including habitats, antics, locomotion and animal babies. Endangered species and conservation are also addressed. It gives the viewer a better understanding of how different animal species live and what they need to survive. This series deals with different topics like Animal Appetites, Animal Antics, Animal Babies, and also has shows which focus solely on certain animals such as elephants, bears, and monkeys. In these shows wiewers go on a thorough and entertaining exploration of the specific animal that takes them into that animal's world as they see where it lives, how it eats, how it plays, how the family unit operates, and what threatens and supports its survival.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Program Title CUBIX: ROBOTS FOR EVERYONE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SATURDAY, 6:30-7:00 A.M.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 7
Number of Preemptions 0
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. Cubix: Robots for Everyone takes place in the year 2040 in Bubble Town where robots outnumber humans. The series centers around 13 year old boy named Connor, his robot Cubix, and the members of a special club known as Botties. Each member of the Botties has their own robot with a unique characteristic. The robots are friendly, efficient and function in imaginative ways to help make Bubble Town a great place to live. But it's a good vs. evil world and Connor and the Botties learn lessons of right and wrong, teamwork, courage and problem solving during their adventures to thwart Dr. K.'s evil schemes to take control of Bubble Town's robots. Each member of the Botties faces life scenarios that commonly affect children today - feeling sad and alone, insecure and vulnerable, fear of failure, and overcoming uncertainties and phobias. Throughout the entire series, the Botties learn important lessons about themselves including self-confidence, courage, loyalty, patience, humility and pride but they also learn the importance of perseverance, teamwork and embracing their differences to overcome obstacles. These lessons resonate as the Botties work together to defeat Dr. K. and his evil schemes.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Lois Dean Crenshaw
Address 3251 Harrison Road
City MONTGOMERY
State AL
Zip 36109
Telephone Number (334) 270-3200, Ext. 223
Email Address lcrenshaw@wncftv.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. PLEASE NOTE: I CHECKED "YES" TO 7B AND 7C AS I COULD NOT UPLOAD THE PDF EXHIBIT SINCE I DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO PDF ON MY COMPUTER. THE ANSWER TO 7B AND 7C SHOULD BE "NO" AS WBMM BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY. WBMM DISCONTINUED ITS ANALOG SIGNAL ON APRIL 22, 2009. As a standard practice, WBMM air childrens programs as formatted by the network and usually run only E/I public service announcements and promos in local breaks. PSAs that aired this quarter targeting children, parents, and caregivers are Girl Scouts, Girl Scouts Cookie Sale, Boystown Hot Line, Energy Savers, Lets Move, Lifelong Literacy, Big Brothers Big sisters, No Kid Hungry, Off The Road Off The Phone, Smart Phone Dudley, and Teen Suicide Prevention. The news featured a story on the annual torchbearer luncheon in Montgomery. Two of our elementary schools, E.D. Nixon and T.S. Morris were honored for the second year. The Principals say achieving this title serves as great encouragement for the teachers and students alike. A torchbearer is a high poverty school that stands out as a high-achieving school. On January 11, 2011, the stations Promotions Manager conducted a tour for a Cub Scout group in the station. The children were taken to each area of the station and given a description of the job that is done in each department. They were particularly interested in the Master Control area and the News area where they got to sit on the set and see themselves on camera. They met station personnel and some of the news talent. Another tour for a Girl Scouts group was given on March 22, 2011.

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Program Title Hannah Montana (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Thirteen-year-old Miley Stewart, recently moved from Tennessee to Malibu, CA, leads a double life. By day she attends public high school, along with her older brother Jackson, but by night she is emerging pop star "Hannah Montana". Except for her family, only her two best friends, Oliver and Lilly, and her bodyguard know about Miley's career as a singer, and she strives to maintain privacy, fearing that her new classmates would treat her very differently if they knew of her stage identity. Miley wears blonde wigs while performing, and manages to escape being recognized. Miley's mother died three years before the story begins, so her dad is now a single parent. He has just begun dating again. Miley misses her mother very much. One of the songs that she writes and performs is about the pain of growing up without her mother. Unlike her brother, Miley is a dedicated student. At school, her enemies are Amber and Ashley, two girls who constantly bully Miley. Oliver and Lilly are fiercely protective of their friend. Miley has ordinary teenage insecurities, but remains true to herself, despite the allure of concert life, the limos, parties, and glamorous clothes. This is in no small part due to the solid values that her father, Miley's manager (Billy Rae Cyrus), has imparted. Tension and sibling rivalry do occur, especially when Jackson feels that his talented sister is getting all the attention. Stories examine social issues such as peer pressure, integrity, family rules, jealousy, friendship, loyalty, and issues related to bereavement. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title MADE IN HW: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:00-11:30 A.M.
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. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious on-camera career in acting, there are also a number of behind the screen pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers. The goals of this series are the following: To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 11:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
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. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 10:00-10:30 A.M.
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. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 10:30-11:00 A.M.
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. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title That's So Raven (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Raven Baxter, who has inherited her grandmother's gift of clairvoyance, is a normal, happy young woman. Nonetheless, Raven sometimes worries that she is a freak because of her clairvoyant abilities. She has a ten-year old brother, Cory. They are typical siblings, with the tension and rivalry that most siblings experience. Raven and Cory's mother is in law school, and their father owns a small restaurant. Raven attends an ethnically diverse San Francisco public high school. She is responsible for the after-school safety and activities of Cory. Her closest friends, Chelsea and Eddie, are fiercely committed to environmental issues and sports, respectively. Raven dreams of a career in fashion design, and the new season's episodes revolve around her internship with an eccentric fashion designer. Raven's parents and close friends know about her "visions". These premonitions often prompt her to intervene before trouble occurs. Sometimes her interventions backfire, and at other times the foreseen events occur, bringing embarrassment or sadness. She learns valuable lessons from her transgressions. "Visions" set up issues that the Core episodes of this series explore, among which are sibling rivalry, popularity, loyalty, self-acceptance, jealousy, dealing with authority, and consequences of lying or cheating. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title The Emperor's New School (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kuzco, a youth who is heir to the throne of a mythical Andean country, must graduate from Kuzco Academy before he can become Emperor of his land. He lives with a peasant foster family and faces the intellectual, physical and social challenges that all teens face, while also preparing to rule justly and well. Sometimes Kuzco wonders whether being Emperor for the rest of his days will be a pleasure or a trap. Kuzco thwarts attempts by the nefarious Yzma and her henchman, Kronk, to stop him from doing well in school. If Kuzco were to fail at his class work, Yzma would become Empress. Kuzco struggles to complete his assignments and stay on track. Only if he remains steadfast, studies hard, learns from his mistakes, and can relate to citizens at all levels of society, will he ascend the throne. His best friend Malina, an excellent student, attempts to help Kuzco stay out of trouble and achieve his goals. Series episodes explore issues such as coping with peer pressure, respecting authority, taking responsibility, adhering to family and school rules, accepting differences, building self-esteem and trust. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 11 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Those episodes of "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" that air on ABC as Core Programming deliver life lessons tailored for the older child and "tween" audience. Stories take place in a luxury hotel in Boston, where twelve-year-old identical twins Zack and Cody live with their divorced mom, a lounge singer for the Tipton Hotel. The boys attend a local public middle school. One of the twins is polite and shy and excels in academics, while the other, athletic and extroverted, barely scrapes by in school, due to lack of effort. He often instigates wacky plans for outwitting hotel authorities, caregivers, and their mother. The boy's mother dates and would like to remarry. Their father is a professional rock musician who is on the road much of the year, but stays in touch with his sons. This sets up occasional parental conflicts about discipline and expectations. Parallel stories involve two teenage girls: heiress London Tipton, whose father owns the hotel, and Maddie, a girl who works after school at the hotel snack bar. Unlike London, Maddie attends a parochial girls' school and comes from a working class Boston family. Series episodes explore sibling rivalry, conflicts with parents, divorce, household and hotel rules, family budget limitations, responsibility, self-esteem, and peer pressure. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title That's So Raven (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Raven Baxter, who has inherited her grandmother's gift of clairvoyance, is a normal, happy young woman. Nonetheless, Raven sometimes worries that she is a freak because of her clairvoyant abilities. She has a ten-year old brother, Cory. They are typical siblings, with the tension and rivalry that most siblings experience. Raven and Cory's mother is in law school, and their father owns a small restaurant. Raven attends an ethnically diverse San Francisco public high school. She is responsible for the after-school safety and activities of Cory. Her closest friends, Chelsea and Eddie, are fiercely committed to environmental issues and sports, respectively. Raven dreams of a career in fashion design, and the new season's episodes revolve around her internship with an eccentric fashion designer. Raven's parents and close friends know about her "visions". These premonitions often prompt her to intervene before trouble occurs. Sometimes her interventions backfire, and at other times the foreseen events occur, bringing embarrassment or sadness. She learns valuable lessons from her transgressions. "Visions" set up issues that the Core episodes of this series explore, among which are sibling rivalry, popularity, loyalty, self-acceptance, jealousy, dealing with authority, and consequences of lying or cheating. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title MADE IN HW: TEEN EDITION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY, 11:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
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. It is during the adolescent years that career exploration, planning, education, and decision-making begins. There is no question that a career in one of the multimedia industries is among the most popular career choices of adolescents. Although many feel their calling is for a more obvious on-camera career in acting, there are also a number of behind the screen pursuits that make for fulfilling career choices. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (MIH:TE) was created to provide career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals to 13- to 16-year-old viewers. The goals of this series are the following: To provide for adolescent boys and girls in the 13 to 16 year old age-group an opportunity to explore and learn about the technical, artistic, creative, business, and administrative careers that are a part of the motion picture, television, music video, and home entertainment industries, as well as to learn about some of the skills, personal attributes, techniques, and strategies needed to enter these fields. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title EDGEMONT
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY, 11:00-11:30 A.M.
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. The Edgemont series is designed to entertain its youth audience and also to inform and educate these viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. Storylines focus on the social and emotional challenges that every secondary school student faces, from forming and maintaining friendships and romantic attachments, to ethical and moral choices and family relationships. The programs illustrate the possible consequences of choices that these viewers may face, and these outcomes provide life lessons that are shown plainly to the teen audience. Edgemont further benefits its viewers by opening dialogue with peers and potentially also parents and educators regarding the topics portrayed in the series. Edgemont also touches on significant societal issues and can complement classroom discussions on these topics. These issues range from considerations of diversity, racism and sexual identity, to divorce, teen pregnancy, bullying and alcohol and substance abuse. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title The Replacements (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/8:30-9 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Riley and Todd, siblings who were raised in an orphanage after the death of their parents, long to be adopted. They find a comic book advertisement for Fleemco, an agency that will provide "Replacement" parents or adults to substitute for certain individuals. Brother and sister decide to send in the $1.98 fee in hopes of obtaining parents to replace their lost ones. They acquire an unorthodox pair of Replacement parents, Dick Daring and Agent K. Dick is a former daredevil stuntman and Agent K is a British super-spy. Neither seems to know much about parenting, although their intentions are good. Agent K's highly intelligent automobile, C.A.R., her former spy partner, also joins the household. Their attempts to forge a family and adjust to a new school are both touching and comedic. Riley and Todd discover that they can call Fleemco to request replacement of any adult whom they dislike, who is overly strict, or who is merely uninteresting. The temporary Replacements for teachers, neighbors or other community figures never prove to be as exciting or fun as the siblings had hoped, and are often immature and obnoxious. As things go awry, Riley and Todd learn that they need adult leadership, discipline, role models, order and structure. By the end of each story they are eager to return the Replacement and reinstate the original adult. Stories revolve around issues such as cooperating with household/family rules, taking responsibility, fairness, building self-esteem, and trust. (STATION BROADCASTS IN DIGITAL ONLY)

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