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

FRN:
0004970679
File Number:
CPR-132043
Submit Date:
07/09/2012
Call Sign:
WBFF
Facility ID:
10758
City:
BALTIMORE
State:
MD
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2012

General Information

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Applicant Information

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Contact Representatives (0)

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Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Baltimore
Web Home Page Address

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: 9.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Libertys Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Friday 9:30AM (4/2/12-6/29/12)
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. Ben Franklin hires an American teenaged boy, a young English lady and a French orphaned boy as reporters during the Revolution for his newspaper, the Pennsylvania Gazette. Through these reporters and their travels to ordinary homes, battlefields from Virginia to Massachusetts and the royal courts of France and England, the viewer is exposed to the issues which prompted the colonies to seek freedom. Through the explanation of these issues by such historical figures as Jefferson and Paine, the viewer also learns the impact these issues have on the lives of ordinary citizens. The program airs on the stations second digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7AM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of this program is to produce a television experience with which teens could identify and from which teens would learn valuable life lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of our society. Where does food come from? Where do babies come from? How do animals relate to one another? How does ecology work? What is the relationship between life and death, humans and nature? The program aired on the stations main digital stream
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title Dino Squad
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12PM & 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series follows five teens who are accidentally morphed into dinosaurs, which brings them together to find a way to stop the efforts of a mad scientist who is plotting to return the world to its prehistoric state. Each episode portrays these teens facing and finding solutions to problems that are relevant to contemporary viewers. Along the way, they struggle with interpersonal issues such as how and why to work with people they do not really understand, the meaning and value of honesty, teamwork, perseverance, self-confidence, sharing credit, using each persons strength while ignoring weaknesses, and getting along in difficult situations. They learn that positive behavior results in positive consequences. This series combines the fascination of dinosaurs with familiar issues that children have to face every day. This program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
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 Dino Squad
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2012-06-30
Episode # 6/30/12 / 12PM
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dino Squad
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2012-06-30
Episode # 6/30/12 / 12:30PM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30AM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
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. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Eco Team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally, the show provides weekly practical tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company members or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. This program aired on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Gina Ds Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7AM, 7:30AM, 8AM (4/7/12-6/29/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. In addition, to puppets and animated characters, Gina D is surrounded by a group of whimsical characters including Simon, Miss Muffin the Cook, Mr Pockets and Pierre. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, she attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not to talk to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience. This program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm and their Busytown buddies have fun-filled adventures while trying to find the answers to lifes puzzles. Joined by Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo, and other familiar faces, the friends travel Busytown in the Apple Car and the Pickle Car looking for new mysteries to solve. Examining the evidence, the pals put their detective skills to work to reunite a lost parrot with its owners, find out why residents of the town have fresh paint on their clothes, and hunt for a monster, among other things. Inspired by the works of author Richard Scarry. The program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
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 Busytown Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2012-06-30
Episode # 6/30/12 / 10:30AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title MLB Player Poll
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 3PM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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. MLB Player Poll provides insight into the opinions and perspectives of Major League Baseball players. MLB Player Poll educates young viewers on how the game of baseball is played and provides instructions regarding the techniques that successful players use. In addition, MLB Player Poll provides examples of healthy debate, expressing an opinion using supporting evidence and analyzing statistics to confirm or refute a previous held belief. The results of the poll question that will serve as the heart of each episode will be represented graphically using traditional charts and graphs in a manner designed to help teenagers process similar information they will encounter in newspapers, magazines and textbooks. The program airs on the stations main digital stream
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 MLB Player Poll
List date and time rescheduled 5/12/12 12PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program MLB Player Poll
List date and time rescheduled 4/28/12 12PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program MLB Player Poll
List date and time rescheduled 5/19/12 12PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program MLB Player Poll
List date and time rescheduled 4/14/12 12PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
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. This program shows teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interviews the participants and talks to various experts who explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. A moral dilemma segment is featured in each show in an effort to help teens make the right decision at the right moment. The program airs on the stations main digital channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild Ltd.
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
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. Wild, Ltd is a conservation series and in each episode the camera follows Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work...suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. She always teaches about the anatomy of the species at the location, the conservation listing, and why and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to teach children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8AM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
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. This program showcases how and why movies are made, including behind-the-scenes film making and special effect techniques in addition to introducing teens to career opportunities within the motion picture industry, television and home entertainment fields while focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM (4/7/12-6/29/12)
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 2 years to 6 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. The program airs on the stations digital stream 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM & 9AM (4/7/12-6/29/12)
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 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television program, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends which happen to include puppet pets. Courtney's thoughtful guidance helps her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The program celebrates the joy of childhood through music and storytelling. The program is a nurturing environment where the characters support each others growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face. The program airs on the stations digital stream 45.3
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9AM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
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. This program teaches children about the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans to develop an understanding that they are key to preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches youth about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population. The program teaches youth that they can teach their peers that they can preserve and protect the oceans. The program airs on the stations main digital channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10AM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewers submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: STORY THEATRE, BRAIN GAMES, PUPILS COURT, FOOD FOLKS PUPPETS, DETECTIVE McMYSTERY and JOURNAL JOURNEY. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. The program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
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 Green Screen Adventures
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2012-06-30
Episode # 6/30/12 / 10AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hannas Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12PM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hannas Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of Americas most beloved animal adventurer and his family. Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and creates for viewers a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program airs on the stations main digital channel.
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 Jack Hannas Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 5/19/12 12:30PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-19
Episode # 5/19/12 #209
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannas Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 4/28/12 4PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-28
Episode # 4/28/12 #510
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannas Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 4/14/12 4PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-04-14
Episode # 4/14/12 #419
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Jack Hannas Into the Wild
List date and time rescheduled 5/12/12 4PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-05-12
Episode # 5/12/12 #512
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11AM & 11:30AM (4/7/12-6/30/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. This animated series is based on the books of Richard Scarry. At the end of each segment, the children have learned a little about their community and the world they live in. The middle segment shows how children live in other cities, featuring daily activities of adult characters in places such as Paris or Rome. Each episode includes two song segments in which the first, Imagine That, teaches various things like general science to how banks work. The second song segment teaches safety and is called Play It Safe. The aim of the series is to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play, teach pro-social behavior (such as generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others points of view, empathy, acceptance of others idiosyncrasies), help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community, help children develop skills on which academic learning depends such as attention, language, memory, active processing of a story and an interest in reading. The program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Busy World of Richard Scarry
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2012-06-30
Episode # 6/30/12 / 11:30AM
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Busy World of Richard Scarry
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time?
Date Preempted 2012-06-30
Episode # 6/30/12 / 11AM
Reason for Preemption Other

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 Sharon Wylie
Address 2000 West 41 Street
City Baltimore
State MD
Zip 21211
Telephone Number 410-467-4545
Email Address swylie@sbgnet.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. WBFF continued its commitment to serve the educational and informational needs of children during the Second Quarter, 2012. In addition to airing public service announcements produced by national organizations addressing a variety of issues such as the prevention of childhood obesity, outdoor and environmental education, drop-out prevention, literacy and reading promotion, community service, and childrens mental health; the station produced several broadcast campaigns and public service announcements for local organizations such as the University of Maryland Baltimore City 4H program,Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts of America, The Believe in Tomorrow Childrens Foundation, and The R Baby Foundation. Local educational and cultural events designed for children and families were promoted on a daily events calendars which aired during children's programming and throughout the broadcast day. WBFF served as the media sponsor of Scouting for Food with Boys Scouts, V=Lincs What I Wish for My Child campaign inviting parents of children with special needs to request adaptive technology devices to help their children gain independence, Childrens Mental Health Matters promoting awareness of the importance of mental health to childrens well being, The Port to Fort 5K to raise awareness and funds for the Believe in Tomorrow Childrens Foundation, and the March of Dimes. During the 2nd quarter, WBFF saluted college bound Baltimore City neighborhood high school seniors as Scholars of the Week. In partnership with the CollegeBound Foundation and Travelers Foundation, graduating seniors were recognized for their academic achievements , leadership, and community service. WBFF continued its long term partnerships with the Maryland Science Center, National Aquarium, and B & O Railroad Museum promoting educational activities at local cultural attractions and promoting family fun as a learning opportunity outside the classroom. Additionally, WBFF hosted three station tours for local Scouts during the 2nd quarter. Station management continued to serve on local boards of directors addressing the needs of children including the Mental Health Association of Maryland and Fit Families Foundation. Station news talent participated in local events including emceeing fundraisers for Boy Scouts, local schools, March of Dimes, as well as participated in local school programs. Station Meteorologist Steve Fertig presented a weekly Wednesday Weather Kid feature in which a local student age 8-15 received a private weather forecasting lesson and then presented his or her forecast on the morning news with the station meteorologist.

Other Matters (16)

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Other Matters (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The goal of this program is to produce a television experience with which teens could identify and from which teens would learn valuable life lessons. This program presents basic biological facts to this most curious segment of our society. Where does food come from? Where do babies come from? How do animals relate to one another? How does ecology work? What is the relationship between life and death, humans and nature? The program will air on the stations main stream channel.
Other Matters (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Gina Ds Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7AM, 7:30AM, 8 AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 39
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. In addition, to puppets and animated characters, Gina D is surrounded by a group of whimsical characters including Simon, Miss Muffin the Cook, Mr Pockets and Pierre. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, she attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not to talk to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience. This program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.3
Other Matters (3 of 16) Response
Program Title MLB Player Poll
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 3PM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
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. MLB Player Poll provides insight into the opinions and perspectives of Major League Baseball players. MLB Player Poll educates young viewers on how the game of baseball is played and provides instructions regarding the techniques that successful players use. In addition, MLB Player Poll provides examples of healthy debate, expressing an opinion using supporting evidence and analyzing statistics to confirm or refute a previous held belief. The results of the poll question that will serve as the heart of each episode will be represented graphically using traditional charts and graphs in a manner designed to help teenagers process similar information they will encounter in newspapers, magazines and textbooks. The program will air on the stations main digital stream
Other Matters (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
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. This program teaches children about the marine ecosystem from tributaries, rivers and oceans to develop an understanding that they are key to preserving the ocean environment. Aqua Kids teaches youth about the diversity and beauty of the marine environment and its potential destruction by pollution and carelessness of the human population. The program teaches youth that they can teach their peers that they can preserve and protect the oceans. The program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hannas Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12PM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hannas Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of Americas most beloved animal adventurer and his family. Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planets most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and creates for viewers a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small. This program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Libertys Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Friday 9:30AM (7/2/12-9/28/12)
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. Ben Franklin hires an American teenaged boy, a young English lady and a French orphaned boy as reporters during the Revolution for his newspaper, the Pennsylvania Gazette. Through these reporters and their travels to ordinary homes, battlefields from Virginia to Massachusetts and the royal courts of France and England, the viewer is exposed to the issues which prompted the colonies to seek freedom. Through the explanation of these issues by such historical figures as Jefferson and Paine, the viewer also learns the impact these issues have on the lives of ordinary citizens. The program will air on the stations second digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM & 9AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes is a television program, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends which happen to include puppet pets. Courtney's thoughtful guidance helps her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The program celebrates the joy of childhood through music and storytelling. The program is a nurturing environment where the characters support each others growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face. The program will air on the stations digital stream 45.3
Other Matters (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
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. This program shows teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interviews the participants and talks to various experts who explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar life-threatening circumstances. A moral dilemma segment is featured in each show in an effort to help teens make the right decision at the right moment. The program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Children Talk
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 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. The program will air on the stations digital stream 45.3
Other Matters (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Wild Ltd.
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
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. Wild, Ltd is a conservation series and in each episode the camera follows Game Ranger Michelle Garforth-Venter, on her adventures both on land and under the water. Michelle meets researchers and veterinarians and learns about their work...suggesting job opportunities in the conservation world. She always teaches about the anatomy of the species at the location, the conservation listing, and why and how we can better preserve their population numbers. Each episode is designed to teach children the value of wild spaces and the creatures that live within. The program will air on the stations main digital channel.
Other Matters (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Dino Squad
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12PM & 12:30PM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series follows five teens who are accidentally morphed into dinosaurs, which brings them together to find a way to stop the efforts of a mad scientist who is plotting to return the world to its prehistoric state. Each episode portrays these teens facing and finding solutions to problems that are relevant to contemporary viewers. Along the way, they struggle with interpersonal issues such as how and why to work with people they do not really understand, the meaning and value of honesty, teamwork, perseverance, self-confidence, sharing credit, using each persons strength while ignoring weaknesses, and getting along in difficult situations. They learn that positive behavior results in positive consequences. This series combines the fascination of dinosaurs with familiar issues that children have to face every day. This program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Busytown Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm and their Busytown buddies have fun-filled adventures while trying to find the answers to life's puzzles. Joined by Sally Cat, Hilda Hippo, and other familiar faces, the friends travel Busytown in the Apple Car and the Pickle Car looking for new mysteries to solve. Examining the evidence, the pals put their detective skills to work to reunited a lost parrot with its owners, find out why residents of the town have fresh paint on their clothes, and hunt for a monster, among other things. Inspired by the works of author Richard Scarry. The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (13 of 16) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Satrudays 11AM & 11:30AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
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. This animated series is based on the books of Richard Scarry. At the end of each segment, the children have learned a little about their community and the world they live in. The middle segment shows how children live in other cities, featuring daily activities of adult characters in places such as Paris or Rome. Each episode includes two song segments in which the first, Imagine That, teaches various things like general science to how banks work. The second song segment teaches safety and is called Play It Safe. The aim of the series is to stimulate imagination and foster vicarious play, teach pro-social behavior (such as generosity, friendliness, persistence, altruism, understanding of others points of view, empathy, acceptance of others idiosyncrasies), help children move beyond family attachments to the world of friendships and community, help children develop skills on which academic learning depends such as attention, language, memory, active processing of a story and an interest in reading. The program will air on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. This program encourages its viewers to use their creativity, curiosity, confidence, compassion, and enthusiasm for writing and reading and build a foundation for critical thinking and problem solving by using viewers submissions of stories, reports on science, history or literature, persuasive writing and essays, recipes, drawings and poetry as the basis for various program segments. Segments includes: STORY THEATRE, BRAIN GAMES, PUPILS COURT, FOOD FOLKS PUPPETS, DETECTIVE McMYSTERY and JOURNAL JOURNEY. Watching viewer submissions transformed by the cast promotes character development, cooperation and mutual respect of others, as well as inspiring viewers to submit their own entries which may be aired. The program airs on the stations secondary digital stream 45.2
Other Matters (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
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. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how our actions impact the world. The Eco Team learns about global warming by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the global warming issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop new ideas and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally, the show provides weekly practical tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. Eco Company uses the technique of peer reporting. The diverse and dynamic cast of teens who make up Eco Company combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm to report informational stories to teens and their families. Each episode employs Eco Company members or hosts who conduct interviews of peers and adults, and experience first hand the demonstration and explanation of the topic. This program will air on the stations main digital stream.
Other Matters (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8AM (7/7/12-9/29/12)
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. This program showcases how and why movies are made, including behind-the-scenes film making and special effect techniques in addition to introducing teens to career opportunities within the motion picture industry, television and home entertainment fields while focusing on the creative, technical and artistic skills of the profession. The program will air on the stations main digital stream

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