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

FRN:
0001529627
File Number:
CPR-174745
Submit Date:
10/08/2015
Call Sign:
KMIR-TV
Facility ID:
16749
City:
PALM SPRINGS
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/08/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2015

General Information

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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 NBC
Nielsen DMA Palm Springs
Web Home Page Address WWW.KMIR.COM

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 168.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Astroblast (Primary Digital
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 830am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast is the space station and home of six animal characters in Bob Colar's book series of the same name. The space station is managed by an over-confident and exuberant commander, Comet the dog. The crew includes, Sputnik the pig, a very knowledgeable reader; Haley, a rabbit, Comet's true peer and an athlete; Radar, the monkey, who is somewhat self-involved, Jet, a silent alligator whose gestures and expressions are his mode of communication, and Sal, a congenial three-eyed octopus who runs the counter in the Smoothie Shack, the space station cafe. While the space station supports the missions of a bizarre and diverse array of aliens, the Smoothie Shack is the hub of social interaction for the galaxy. There is always something happening at Astroblast and everyone on the crew has plenty to learn to keep the community happy and on an even keel.
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 Astroblast (Primary Digital
List date and time rescheduled 7/04 1130AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 7/11 EATB102H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood (Secondary Digital MOVIE!)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am & 930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION spotlights movies/DVD's and provides career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals so teens can pursue careers ON-CAMERA and BEHIND THE SCREEN. Entertainment Industry Professionals at the top of their careers take viewers on a tour of HOW projects are MADE IN HOLLYWOOD, providing a Career Introduction and Understanding of a variety of Motion Picture & Television fields.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue(Secondary Digital MOVIE!)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am & 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna is a Brazilian animated series specifically aimed at teaching 2-5 year old children how to ask questions about nature and science and vigorously pursue the answers. The show encourages curiosity, research, and critical thinking. Each episode of the show is focused on a particular creature, object, or phenomenon that would be of interest to the target audience. For example, Luna might wonder how she can grow a plant without a seed and finds the answer through her inquiry process. The characters, Luna, Jupiter (her brother), and Clive (their pet ferret) embark on a research effort that takes the audience through each step that answers their overarching question. The show uses recurring features, signature phrases, and songs to cue the audience when they need to do research, when they transition to the adventure, and when they have reached the ending to review all they've learned.
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 Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/15 3PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/15 EETL107DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/06 930AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/19 EETL112 DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 7/05 1030A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 7/11 EETL102DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/09 930AM
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 # 8/08 EETL106DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/22 3PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/22 EETL108DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/29 3P
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/29 EETL109DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/06 11AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/26 EETL113DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/12 3PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/12 EETL111DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Lazy Town (Primary Digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town is a show featuring the importance of health, fitness, and being good friends. Set in a fantasy world known as Lazy Town, which is populated by inactive residents, we meet a visitor named Stephanie who is determined to coax her friends and relatives into adopting a healthful, active life style. She wins over her new friends, Ziggy, Stingy, Trixie and Pixel, convincing them to leave their gaming consoles and candy stashes at home so they can go outside and play. She persuades her uncle, Mayor Milford Meanswell, and his friend Ms. Busy Body to support her efforts. Robbie Rotten, who lives underground, and is determined to return Lazy Town to its former state of inactivity and quiet, constantly foils the characters' efforts. The athlete Sportacus, who lives in a zeppelin-like aircraft and receives signals from the kids or the Mayor whenever they need help, frequently comes to their rescue. Sportacus has two goals, to keep the peace and to promote healthful, positive living. When Robbie Rotten is discovered and contained through comic pratfalls, he returns to his underground lair and all is well in Lazy Town, until another day and another time when Robbie will rise again.
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 Lazy Town (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/06 10AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/19 ELZT115DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 7/05 10a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 7/11 ELZT101DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/06 1030AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/26 ELZT116DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave [RRTD]
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8am
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave [RRTD] is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff-Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. And their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
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 Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave [RRTD]
List date and time rescheduled 7/4 11AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 7/11 ERTD102H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Swap TV (Secondary Digital MOVIE!)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am & 830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SWAP TV" is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social values and respect. "SWAP TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Poppy Cat(Primary Digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Poppy Cat is based on the Poppy Cat's Adventures book series authored and illustrated by Lara Jones. A narrator, also named Lara, reads a story to her cat in each episode. This story stars the narrator's own Poppy Cat, who envisions and takes his friends on imaginary adventures. The friends are Zuzu, a Dalmatian who zips around on a skateboard; Alma, a southern belle bunny who is ultra-feminine and sweetly dramatic, Mo, a little mouse who tries his best to do as much as everyone else despite his size; Owl, the wise one who is prone to neck rolls and commentary when things irritate him or don't make sense, and the grouchy Egbert, an arrogant and obnoxious badger who refuses to play with the group and invariably attempts to sabotage their adventures. Occasionally Hilda, a forgetful and ditzy pigeon who flies into their adventures, appears to say hello or provide misguided directions to the friends. Once their mission is accomplished, the friends return to their little village and resume their cheerful, active lives. At the conclusion of her story, Lara closes her book and says good-bye to Poppy Cat, who is usually ready for his nap.
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 Poppy Cat(Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 7/19 930AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 7/11 EPCT120DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat(Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/15 330PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/15 EETL125DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat(Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/22 330PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/22 EETL201DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat(Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/09 1030A
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 # 8/08 EETL106DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat(Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/29 330PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/29 EETL202DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat(Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/12 330PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/12 EETL204DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat(Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/19 7A
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 # 9/19 EETL205DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Poppy Cat(Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/26 7AM
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 # 9/26 EETL206DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom focuses on the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'Big World' magic that depends upon specific movements, can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero who travels to the wondrous enchanted kingdom of Treetopolis. During each program Tom calls upon the audience to follow his moves and send him the "Big World" magic he needs to solve the problem he and his friends are facing. These friends include Ariella, a butterfly who is also a rancher and has rope lassoing skills, Twigs, an acorn sprite who folds himself into an acorn when he's frightened, Squirmturn, a pill bug who looks like a large and imposing coal miner but is often timid and fearful, and Zigzoo, a green tree frog and the resident genius inventor. In each episode there are action adventure sequences that are key to resolving the challenge of the day.
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 Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/29 730A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/29 ETFT122DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 7/19 10A
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 # 7/11 ETFT115DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/22 730A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/22 ETFT121DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/26 730A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/26 ETFT126DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/12 730A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/12 ETFT124DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/19 730A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/19 ETFT125DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/08 730A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/08 ETFT119DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 8/15 730A
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/15 ETFT120DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Tree Fu Tom (Primary Digital)
List date and time rescheduled 9/20 930A
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 # 9/15 ETFT123DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Gene Steinberg
Address 72920 Parkveiw Dr.
City Palm Desert
State CA
Zip 92260
Telephone Number 760 797 8401
Email Address gsteinberg@kmir.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. KMIR-TV is a full power station that ceased analog broadcasts on or before June 12th, 2009. Therefore the analog portion of this document no longer applies to the station.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title The Clangers(Primary Digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Clangers is a beloved British series that was originally conceived by Oliver Postgate in 1969 and has been reconceived and invigorated by his son, Daniel Postgate. The show features the Clanger family, small mouse-like creatures that live on Clanger Planet far away from Earth. The members of the family are presented with many unusual challenges that become the center of a dilemma that must be resolved within each episode. Strange visitors arrive out of nowhere and the Clangers have to figure out who and why they are on Clanger Planet. Sometimes they need to help or rescue someone who has become lost on the planet. Other times, they are trying to understand outer space; meteors and comets and eclipses of the sun or moon. Each member of the family has a forte', from playing music to knitting or gardening or inventing equipment that comes in handy for some of the problem solving that takes place.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue(Secondary Digital MOVIE!)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am & 730am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 Rescue" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood (Secondary Digital MOVIE!)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am & 930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD: TEEN EDITION spotlights movies/DVD's and provides career information and advice from top Hollywood professionals so teens can pursue careers ON-CAMERA and BEHIND THE SCREEN. Entertainment Industry Professionals at the top of their careers take viewers on a tour of HOW projects are MADE IN HOLLYWOOD, providing a Career Introduction and Understanding of a variety of Motion Picture & Television fields.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave [RRTD]
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave [RRTD] is a preschool adventure/activity show where the lead characters travel to faraway lands to have adventures with their guide, a hamster named Hatty. Ruff Ruff, the dog, is the most playful of the three; Tweet is a little bird who loves to fly and get creative with her suggestions; and Dave the Panda has a thing for bananas. RRTD might go to the beach, or the mountains, or to strange lands with pillows everywhere; just the sort of place where imagination and logic come together. The settings are always brightly colored and beautiful. And their transport vehicles are Roly-pods, artful go-carts that fit on a spiral ramp that folds in and out of the Spin-Again, a colorful round spinning top with special compartments designed to anchor each vehicle right on the outside rim during the journey.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Earth To Luna (Primary Digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 930am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna is a series that stars big sister Luna and her little brother, Jupiter. Luna teaches her brother through play and adventure that typically takes place in their backyard. Science and experimentation are Luna's forte but fun and music are always on the on the menu of activities. Often the music provides compelling details about the scientific findings. Luna's friends, Alice and Tom, often join the kids. Clyde, her pet ferret is ever-present and provides lots of comedic action. And Luna's parents are there to praise the children's accomplishments which they reveal through a little vignette at the end of the story.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Astroblast (Primary Digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast is the space station and home of six animal characters in Bob Colar's book series of the same name. The space station is managed by an over confident and exuberant commander, Comet the dog. The crew includes, Sputnik the pig, a very knowledgeable reader; Haley, a rabbit, an athlete and Comet's true peer Radar, the monkey, who is somewhat self-involved; Jet, a silent alligator whose gestures and expressions are his mode of communication, and Sal, a congenial three eyed octopus who runs the counter in the space station cafE, the Smoothie Shack. While the space station supports the missions of a bizarre and diverse array of aliens, the Smoothie Shack is the hub of social interaction for the galaxy. There is always something happening at Astroblast and everyone on the crew has plenty to learn to keep the community happy and on an even keel.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title LazyTown (Primary Digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town is a show featuring the importance of health, fitness, and being good friends. Set in a fantasy world known as Lazy Town, which is populated by inactive residents, we meet a visitor named Stephanie who is determined to coax her friends and relatives into adopting a healthful, active life style. She wins over her new friends, Ziggy, Stingy, Trixie and Pixel, convincing them to leave their gaming consoles and candy stashes at home so they can go outside and play. She persuades her uncle, Mayor Milford Meanswell, and his friend Ms. Busy Body to support her efforts. Robbie Rotten, who lives underground, and is determined to return Lazy Town to its former state of inactivity and quiet, constantly foils the characters' efforts. The athlete Sportacus lives in a zeppelin-like aircraft and receives signals from the kids or the Mayor whenever they need help. He frequently comes to their rescue. Sportacus has two goals, to keep the peace and to promote healthful, positive living. When Robbie Rotten is discovered and contained through comic pratfalls, he returns to his underground lair and all is well in Lazy Town, until another day and another time when Robbie will rise again.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Swap TV (Secondary Digital MOVIE!)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8am & 830am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. SWAP TV" is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The series meets the educational and informational objectives of the FCC's Childrens Programming requirements for children ages 13-16. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" youngsters and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while exposing an appreciation to someone else's way of life. Each episode is informative, entertaining and promotes good social values and respect. "SWAP TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Tree Fu Tom(Primary Digital)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays at 1030am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tree Fu Tom focuses on the amazing adventures of a young boy called Tom who, with the power of 'Big World' magic that depends upon specific movements, can transform into a tiny but mighty magical super hero who travels to the wondrous enchanted kingdom of Treetopolis. During each program Tom calls upon the audience to follow his moves and send him the "Big World" magic he needs to solve the problem he and his friends are facing. These friends include Ariella, a butterfly who is also a rancher and has rope lassoing skills; Twigs, an acorn sprite who folds himself into an acorn when he's frightened; Squirmturn, a pill bug who looks like a large and imposing coal miner but is often timid and fearful; and Zigzoo, a green tree frog who is the resident genius inventor. In each episode there are action adventure sequences that are key to resolving the challenge of the day.

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