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

FRN:
0001852706
File Number:
CPR-135548
Submit Date:
10/10/2012
Call Sign:
WPGA-TV
Facility ID:
54728
City:
PERRY
State:
GA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2012

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 Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Macon
Web Home Page Address www.macon.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 4.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 10.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Sundays at 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM (26 times)
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .3 - Saturdays @ 10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed! Join hosts every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .3 - Saturdays @ 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Safari Tracks focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Each week explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the savanna to the great Okavango delta... and beyond.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Saturdays 8:00 - 10:00 AM & Sundays 8:00 - 10:00 AM (Eight (8) individual half-hour epi
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 104
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .3 - Saturdays @ 10:30 AM (13 times) and (17 times)on WPGA 58.1 at 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A radically different television series where teens embark on thrilling outdoor adventures during the day and in the evening, grapple with controversial issues that they may face. Cameras follow eight young men and women who are individually challenged to develop their moral convictions and make important decisions.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .3 - Saturdays @ 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptions that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face. Just spin the glove. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions,adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training (Fouad, 1995). As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow's Workplace, "Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work" (p.5). The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage post secondary education (Broadening Career Horizons for Students in At-Risk Environments, O'Brien et al (1999). Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Mad About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Saturdays @ 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM
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. M@dAbout conveys important messages about Life Skills such as personal finance, health & nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision-making in a fun and entertaining way. Each TV episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic ac-tors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (CTA) intended to increase the amount of educational and informational programming for children on television, M@dAbout clearly meets the goals of providing children and young teens with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: I. M@dAbout provides CORE programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. M@dAbout explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The M@dAbout team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. II. M@dAbout uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up the M@dAbout cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. III. The M@dAbout website that can be easily accessed by parents and educators providing a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It will also provide a listing of the days and times shows are aired on broadcasting stations through the USA. Advanced notice of programming will also be available to parents and consumers by the website.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Can people be frozen and brought back to life in the future? Do the ghosts of Gettysburg roam the fields where famous battles were once fought? Join teenage reporters Araya and Christina as they travel cross the globe to answer these questions and more. Inquisitive minds will follow our young detectives as they conduct fun experiments to uncover the truth on the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Join Mystery Hunters for a wild ride around the world and into the unknown. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography and international customs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dragonfly TV" features real kids doing real science, demonstrating practical applications of math and other scientific disciplines. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 7:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 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 a new way of building the television station news franchise and meeting children programming requirements. 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. Family Viewing program environment aimed at kids 13-16 and Tweens watching along with their parents, particularly moms. Cast of approximately 6 on-air kids selected from top young professionals in the New York metropolitan area with major acting credits. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Caucasian Asian male and female child actors who interact with each other-and connect to the viewers. Meets the need of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest. They have opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex. 90 seconds Local News Insert available. FCC qualified (E-I)Educational, Informational children's programming.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title M@d About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 11:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. M@dAbout conveys important messages about Life Skills such as personal finance, health & nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision-making in a fun and entertaining way. Each TV episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic ac-tors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (CTA) intended to increase the amount of educational and informational programming for children on television, M@dAbout clearly meets the goals of providing children and young teens with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: I. M@dAbout provides CORE programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. M@dAbout explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The M@dAbout team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. II. M@dAbout uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up the M@dAbout cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. III. The M@dAbout website that can be easily accessed by parents and educators providing a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It will also provide a listing of the days and times shows are aired on broadcasting stations through the USA. Advanced notice of programming will also be available to parents and consumers by the website.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays @ 9:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "SWAP TV" features real kids swapping lives for a once in- a-lifetime adventure. Youths from different backgrounds learn valuable life lessons. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .3 - Saturdays @ 12:00 PM and 12:30 PM
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. Teen Kids News is a new way of building the television station news franchise and meeting children programming requirements. 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. Family Viewing program environment aimed at kids 13-16 and Tweens watching along with their parents, particularly moms. Cast of approximately 6 on-air kids selected from top young professionals in the New York metropolitan area with major acting credits. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Caucasian Asian male and female child actors who interact with each other-and connect to the viewers. Meets the need of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest. They have opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex. 90 seconds Local News Insert available. FCC qualified (E-I)Educational, Informational children's programming.
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 Debbie R. Hart
Address 1691 Forsyth Street
City Macon
State GA
Zip 31201
Telephone Number 478-745-5858 ext. 26
Email Address dhart@wpga.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. WPGA strives to exceed the minimum requirements by airing at least one additional hour of regularly scheduled programming each week that meets the educational and informational needs of children in our viewing area. We provide station tours to student and scouting groups, promote numerous children's events, and donate to various children's charities such as The Ronald McDonald House, The Methodist Children's Home, CASA, The Hephzibah Children's Home and the Georgia Children's Museum and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama.

Other Matters (17)

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Other Matters (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Saturdays @10:00AM
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. Travel Thru History (or TTH for short) is a new educational/informational (E/I) series designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in viewers to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history by traveling to diverse locales across the US. While it is targeted to a teen audience, the entire family will enjoy watching TTH. Targeting teenagers, TRAVEL THRU HISTORY is a 30-minute educational series that highlights the historical significance of the sites and culture in cities across the United States. Each half-hour episode features a different American locale, including: Kennedy Space Center; Las Vegas, NV; Key West, FL; Savannah, GA; St. Augustine, FL; Denver, CO; Hoover Dam; Philadelphia, PA; Nashville, TN; Wilmington, NC; Austin, TX; Minneapolis, MN; and San Antonio, TX. Videotaped and edited in the style of other popular, educational programming like Modern Marvels, Travel Thru History is the latest television series co-developed by The Television Syndication Company and Red 5 Creative.
Other Matters (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Cookin' With Cutty
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Sundays @ 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cookin' With Cutty promotes positive health and nutrition lifestyle choices for children and their parents. Fast-paced, high-energy segments featuring Cutty, Lisa, Blakely and the kids focus on the benefits of eating well, exercising and being tobacco free. Our mission is to encourage good health, nutrition and fitness habits to children around the world. Filmed on location throughout the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, Cookin' With Cutty informs and educates children, parents and families through the easiest learning method on earth-FUN!
Other Matters (3 of 17) Response
Program Title M@d About
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .1 - Saturdays @ 11:30 AM and On WPGA 58.2 - Sundays @ 10:00am
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. M@dAbout conveys important messages about Life Skills such as personal finance, health & nutrition, fitness, conservation and decision-making in a fun and entertaining way. Each TV episode relies on a small company of skilled comedic ac-tors to explore significant topics within a subject area. It incorporates comic monologues, sketch and improv comedy, eye-catching animation, music videos, humorous "man on the street" interviews, and viewer-created questions about life's issues. In accordance with the 1990 Children's Television Act (CTA) intended to increase the amount of educational and informational programming for children on television, M@dAbout clearly meets the goals of providing children and young teens with a television show that meets CORE requirements of the FCC as follows: I. M@dAbout provides CORE programming in the area of Financial Literacy, Nutrition, Earth Science, Ecology, Health, Life Skills and Fitness that tie to state and national education standards. M@dAbout explores being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The M@dAbout team find out about healthy snacks and proper exercise through sketch comedy segments. Music videos teach financial literacy and the importance of family budgeting. Animation reinforces concepts of cyber bully prevention. II. M@dAbout uses the technique of sketch comedy, music videos, animation and kid on the street interviews to teach, entertain and inspire teens to make quality life decisions. The diverse and dynamic cast of young people who make up the M@dAbout cast combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to inform teens and their families about society's most important issues and life skills. III. The M@dAbout website that can be easily accessed by parents and educators providing a clear description of the program and types of topics covered. It will also provide a listing of the days and times shows are aired on broadcasting stations through the USA. Advanced notice of programming will also be available to parents and consumers by the website.
Other Matters (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .1 - Saturdays @ 9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Can people be frozen and brought back to life in the future? Do the ghosts of Gettysburg roam the fields where famous battles were once fought? Join teenage reporters Araya and Christina as they travel cross the globe to answer these questions and more. Inquisitive minds will follow our young detectives as they conduct fun experiments to uncover the truth on the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Join Mystery Hunters for a wild ride around the world and into the unknown. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytical thinking and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography and international customs.
Other Matters (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .1 - Saturdays @ 7:30 (13 times) AND on WPGA 58.3 on Saturdays at 12 noon and 12:30 pm (26 t
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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. Teen Kids News is a new way of building the television station news franchise and meeting children programming requirements. 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. Family Viewing program environment aimed at kids 13-16 and Tweens watching along with their parents, particularly moms. Cast of approximately 6 on-air kids selected from top young professionals in the New York metropolitan area with major acting credits. Emphasis on diversity and experience to develop a cast of engaging and intelligent African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Caucasian Asian male and female child actors who interact with each other-and connect to the viewers. Meets the need of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest. They have opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex. 90 seconds Local News Insert available. FCC qualified (E-I)Educational, Informational children's programming.
Other Matters (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Saturdays 8:00 - 9:00 AM & Sundays 8:00 - 9:00 AM (Four (4) individual half-hour episod
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry, and story theatre. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. Our educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Other Matters (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .1 - Saturdays @ 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions,adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training (Fouad, 1995). As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow's Workplace, "Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work" (p.5). The program's motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities, which has been proven to enhance academic performance, facilitate high school completion and encourage post secondary education (Broadening Career Horizons for Students in At-Risk Environments, O'Brien et al (1999). Each segment of Career Day delivers an educational and informational message that supports current social, intellectual and emotional aspects of children ages 13 and up. Attributes and advice emphasized by guests instill a grounded balance of priorities, dedication, and perseverance children can apply to their lives.
Other Matters (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 Saturdays @ 10:30am AND on WPGA .3 - Saturdays @ 11:30 AM
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. Safari Tracks focuses on African wildlife and explores the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Each week explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the savanna to the great Okavango delta... and beyond.
Other Matters (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Edgemont
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Sundays @ 10:00 (13 times) AND (13 times) on WPGA 58.1 on Saturdays at 10:30 am
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. Edgemont is designed to entertain its core teen audience and also to inform and educate its viewers about issues that arise in school and at home. The storylines focus on social and emotional challenges faced by all secondary school students, from forming and maintaining family, friendship and romantic relationships, to ethical and moral choices. The objective of the series is to demonstrate models of behavior for teen viewers, allowing them to consider choices that they themselves may face, to witness the potential outcomes of these choices and gain positive tools that they can use to resolve issues and conflicts in a constructive way.
Other Matters (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .3 - Saturdays @ 10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed! Join hosts every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment!
Other Matters (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Workforce
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Saturdays @ 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Workforce is a half-hour series designed to help young people make educated decisions about their future careers. In each episode, four teens are catapulted into a job for one day to find out first hand what different careers are all about. With a good sense of humor and a healthy understanding of humility, these teens take on various jobs including zookeeper, plastic surgeon, private detective, city mayor, veterinarian, crane operator, farmer, web designer, juggler, butcher and everything in between. Workforce is closed-captioned, and meets FCC standards for Educational/Informational (E/I) programming for ages 13-16. The Program carries the E/I icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .1 - Saturdays @ 10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dragonfly TV" features real kids doing real science, demonstrating practical applications of math and other scientific disciplines. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Other Matters (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .1 - Saturdays @ 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "SWAP TV" features real kids swapping lives for a once in- a-lifetime adventure. Youths from different backgrounds learn valuable life lessons. Series is E/I rated and is suitable for family viewing.
Other Matters (14 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .3 - Saturdays @ 11:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptions that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face. Just spin the glove. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas.
Other Matters (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Saturdays @ 9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Featuring nationally known ventriloquist Taylor Mason, each weekly episode of "Children Talk" provides young viewers with an educational experience by visiting a variety of locations with historical or scientific significance. Visits are combined with practical demonstrations and useful information for building important life skills. Series includes an interview segment where children participate in a question and answer session on what they have learned.
Other Matters (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Kids Cooking For Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .2 - Sundays @ 9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. KIDS COOKING FOR KIDS serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of proper nutrition and developing good habits for a healthy living. The series allows children to explore the world of good food and healthy eating. The series also educates and informs youngsters about exercise, safety, and good hygiene. Each episode highlights a recipe for making healthy dish using wholesome ingredients, offering practical alternatives to junk food. The weekly series also promotes children's creative skills and physical wellbeing.
Other Matters (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Ultimate Choice
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled On WPGA .3 - Saturdays @ 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A radically different television series where teens embark on thrilling outdoor adventures during the day and in the evening, grapple with controversial issues that they may face. Cameras follow eight young men and women who are individually challenged to develop their moral convictions and make important decisions.

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