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

FRN:
0028949501
File Number:
CPR-145470
Submit Date:
10/17/2013
Call Sign:
WCVI-TV
Facility ID:
83304
City:
CHRISTIANSTED
State:
VI
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/17/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Virgin Islands
Web Home Page Address WWW.WCVI.TV

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 6.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 0.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 130 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MISSING INCLUDES SAFETY TIPS AND REAL LIFE STORIES OF MISSING ADULTS AND CHILDREN. MISSING PROVIDES A PUBLIC SERVICE BY DISSEMINATING INFORMATION ABOUT MISSING INDIVIDUALS, BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 700AM
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EACH WEEK THE RESCUE HEROES ARE CALLED INTO ACTION TO MOBILIZE AROUND THE GLOBE TO PROTECT THE WORLD FROM NATURAL AND MAN-MADE DISASTERS. EACH HALF HOUR IS COMPRISED OF TWO 11 MINUTE EPISODES. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL CHARACTER STORIES ARE EMBEDDED IN THE STORIES USING ACTION AND HUMOR TO CONVEY MESSAGES TO KEEP AN OPEN MIND, ASK FOR HELP, FACE YOUR FEARS, PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF, BE PREPARED, AND EMPHASIZES PROCEDURE, TRAINING AND TEAMWORK. AT THE END OF EACH EPISODE THE RESCUE HEROES REINFORCE VARIOUS SAFETY TIPS, AND INFORMATION RELATING TO THE EDUCATIONAL MESSAGE PORTRAYED IN THE STORY.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title FAT ALBERT AND THE COSBY KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 4PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AND 3PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AFTER THE END OF DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DURING EACH EPISODE, FAT ALBERT AND HIS FRIENDS (AKA THE JUNKYARD GANG), DEALT WITH AN ISSUE OR PROBLEM COMMONLY FACED BY YOUNG URBAN CHILDREN, RANGING FROM STAGE FRIGHT, FIRST LOVES, MEDICAL OPERATIONS, AND PERSONAL HYGIENE TO MORE SERIOUS THEMES (THOUGH TONED DOWN FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN) INCLUDING VANDALISM, STEALING, RACISM, SMOKING, BEING SCAMMED BY CON ARTISTS, CHILD ABUSE, KIDNAPPING, DRUG USE, GUN VIOLENCE AND DEATH.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title DOG TALES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 2PM
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. DOG TALES SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13-16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT INCLUDING DOG SAFETY AND CARE TIPS, AS WELL AS LESSONS ON THE RESPONSIBILITY OF OWNING A DOG. THE SHOW ALSO PROVIDES INFORMATIVE SEGMENTS ON VARIOUS DOG BREEDS AND SHOWCASES VARIOUS VETERINARY EXPERTS EXPLAINING DIFFERENT ISSUES AFFECTING CANINES. THE WEEKLY SERIES ALSO INCLUDES RECOMMENDED READING LISTS ABOUT DOGS, AND PROMOTES CHILDREN'S WRITING AND CREATIVE SKILLS WITH ESSAY AND ART CONTESTS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 1PM AND SATURDAY AT 630PM
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 7 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL RESCUE SHOWCASES SPECTACULAR RESCUES OF ALL TYPES OF ANIMALS AND FOCUSES ON THE WORK OF DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS WHO TREAT THE VARIOUS CREATURES OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM. ALL STORIES ARE AUTHENTIC AND CONTAIN ACTUAL VIDEO OF RESCUES.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title NANOBOY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy follows the character Oscar, in the role of his alter-ego Nanoboy, as he harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Victor Gold
Address PO Box 24027
City Christiansted
State VI
Zip 00824
Telephone Number 340-718-9927
Email Address vic@wcvi.tv
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.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 130PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MISSING INCLUDES SAFETY TIPS AND REAL LIFE STORIES OF MISSING ADULTS AND CHILDREN. MISSING PROVIDES A PUBLIC SERVICE BY DISSEMINATING INFORMATION ABOUT MISSING INDIVIDUALS, BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. DIGITAL BROADCAST ONLY.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title NANOBOY
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The New Adventures of Nanoboy follows the character Oscar, in the role of his alter-ego Nanoboy, as he harnesses and uses the power of science and technology to save his world from the meanest and ugliest villains around. In doing so, he teaches viewers the elements of science and enticingly demonstrates how knowledge can be used to solve difficult problems and meet important aims. DIGITAL BROADCAST ONLY.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title RESCUE HEROES
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 730 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. EACH WEEK THE RESCUE HEROES ARE CALLED INTO ACTION TO MOBILIZE AROUND THE GLOBE TO PROTECT THE WORLD FROM NATURAL AND MAN-MADE DISASTERS. EACH HALF HOUR IS COMPRISED OF TWO 11 MINUTE EPISODES. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL CHARACTER STORIES ARE EMBEDDED IN THE STORIES USING ACTION AND HUMOR TO CONVEY MESSAGES TO KEEP AN OPEN MIND, ASK FOR HELP, FACE YOUR FEARS, PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF, BE PREPARED, AND EMPHASIZES PROCEDURE, TRAINING AND TEAMWORK. AT THE END OF EACH EPISODE THE RESCUE HEROES REINFORCE VARIOUS SAFETY TIPS, AND INFORMATION RELATING TO THE EDUCATIONAL MESSAGE PORTRAYED IN THE STORY.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 1PM AND 630PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. ANIMAL RESCUE SHOWCASES SPECTACULAR RESCUES OF ALL TYPES OF ANIMALS AND FOCUSES ON THE WORK OF DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS WHO TREAT THE VARIOUS CREATURES OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM. ALL STORIES ARE AUTHENTIC AND CONTAIN ACTUAL VIDEO OF RESCUES. DIGITAL BROADCAST ONLY.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title DOG TALES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY AT 2PM
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. DOG TALES SERVES THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN 13-16 YEARS OF AGE WITH ITS PROGRAM CONTENT INCLUDING DOG SAFETY AND CARE TIPS, AS WELL AS LESSONS ON THE RESPONSIBILITY OF OWNING A DOG. THE SHOW ALSO PROVIDES INFORMATIVE SEGMENTS ON VARIOUS DOG BREEDS AND SHOWCASES VARIOUS VETERINARY EXPERTS EXPLAINING DIFFERENT ISSUES AFFECTING CANINES. THE WEEKLY SERIES ALSO INCLUDES RECOMMENDED READING LISTS ABOUT DOGS, AND PROMOTES CHILDREN'S WRITING AND CREATIVE SKILLS WITH ESSAY AND ART CONTESTS. DIGITAL BROADCAST ONLY
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title FAT ALBERT AND THE COSBY KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AT 3PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DURING EACH EPISODE, FAT ALBERT AND HIS FRIENDS (AKA THE JUNKYARD GANG), DEALT WITH AN ISSUE OR PROBLEM COMMONLY FACED BY YOUNG URBAN CHILDREN, RANGING FROM STAGE FRIGHT, FIRST LOVES, MEDICAL OPERATIONS, AND PERSONAL HYGIENE TO MORE SERIOUS THEMES (THOUGH TONED DOWN FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN) INCLUDING VANDALISM, STEALING, RACISM, SMOKING, BEING SCAMMED BY CON ARTISTS, CHILD ABUSE, KIDNAPPING, DRUG USE, GUN VIOLENCE AND DEATH. DIGITAL BROADCAST ONLY.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

VIRGIN BLUE, INC.


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