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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-125694
Submit Date:
01/03/2012
Call Sign:
WHTM-TV
Facility ID:
72326
City:
HARRISBURG
State:
PA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/03/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2011

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Harrisburg-Lanc-Leb-York
Web Home Page Address www.abc27.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 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(17)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 17) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00-11:30AM
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. (27.1)The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 17) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:00-8:30AM & Thursdays, 8:30-9AM
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. (27.2) Mustard Pancakes is designed to contribute to preschool children's social and emotional development, with a secondary focus on literacy and storytelling. The series is based on three goals: a.) to support and nurture a sense of self esteem and self efficacy by encouraging children to respect themselves and others; b.) to develop children's social and emotional skills by modeling age appropriate strategies and behaviors; c.) to stimulate children's interest in literacy and storytelling and to encourage them to express themselves creatively by sharing stories of their own.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 17) Response
Program Title Passport To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:00-8:30AM
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. (27.2) Passport To Explore takes an atypical approach to learning as teens travel the globe in search of exciting and adventure filled places and learn a little something int he process. PTE provides CORE programming in the areas of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited and also aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Information is also given in each episode to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history. The shows also use the technique of having children teach other children (peer mentors).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 17) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 8:00-8:30AM
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. (27.2)Animal Atlas introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the astounding. AA promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals...whether visiting a particular group of animals, such as big cats, or meeting the animals of an entire continent. Along the way, AA educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on wildlife conservation and the importance of "going green".
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 17) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00-10:30AM
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. (27.1)Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 17) Response
Program Title Virus Attack
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:00-8:30AM
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. (27.2) Virus Attack meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements in the following ways that include... making choices in life is an on-going subject and is a challenge faced by all children in this category. Episodes visit contemporary issues such as bullying, peaceful coexistence, establishing trust and courtesy. Responsibility and selfless behavior are presented in a positive and encouraging manner. Themes in each episode emphasize the importance of friendship, taking responsibility for your actions and fair play.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 17) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8:30-9:00AM
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. (27.2) Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Twins Ariel & Zoey sing for crowds of adoring fans. They interview famous people, make cupcakes with famous chefs and perform their signature songs. They have performed at Detroit Pistons basketball games, before New York Mets games at Citi Field, Shea Stadium and in Washington DC where they performed for children of wounded troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 17) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:30-9:00AM
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. (27.2) Angel's Friends provide CORE programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens including social themes and coping strategies through school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels. Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 17) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:30-9:00 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. (27.2) The key educational objective of Wild America is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed on protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. Each episode of the series is specific to a particular animal. Topics range from food gathering, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 17) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 8:00-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (27.3) Aqua Kids Adventures has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 17) Response
Program Title Food For Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30-1:00PM
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. (27.1)Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13- to 16-year- old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 17) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8:00-8:30AM effective 12/30/11
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (27.2) Aqua Kids Adventures has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 17) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00PM-12:30PM
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. (27.1)In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 17) Response
Program Title BETA Records
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:30-9:00AM
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. (27.2) BETA Records TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 17) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30AM- 12:00PM
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. (27.1)Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series, developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, that explores the genesis of - and reasons behind - cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society - using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's work of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 17) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30-11:00AM
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. (27.1)This half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes and about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 17) Response
Program Title Monsters & Pirates
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8:00-8:30AM through 12/23/11
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (27.2) Themes present in Monsters & Pirates include making choices in life; contemporary issues such as bullying, establishing trust and courtesy are faced and resolved; responsibility and selfless behavior are presented in a positive and encouraging manner. Themes in each episode emphasize the importance of friendship; taking responsibility for your actions and fair play.
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 Tishia Falk
Address 3235 Hoffman Street
City Harrisburg
State PA
Zip 17110
Telephone Number 717 - 236-2727
Email Address tfalk@abc27.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. The correct response to Question no 7(b) is NO, however, to enable the submit option of this form, it was necessary to provide a 'yes' response.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 8:00-8:30AM (27.2) & Monday-Sunday, 8:00-8:30AM (27.3)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 104
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. (27.2)(27.3) Aqua Kids Adventures has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:30-1:00PM
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. (27.1)Culture Click is a weekly half-hour series, developed and produced for viewers aged 13-16, that explores the genesis of - and reasons behind - cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of what's trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping-off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13-16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society - using the power and speed of the internet and user-generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a week's work of "aha" moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and there's no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title Virus Attack
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:00-8:30AM
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. (27.2) Virus Attack meets the goals of providing children with a television show that meets CORE requirements in the following ways that include... making choices in life is an on-going subject and is a challenge faced by all children in this category. Episodes visit contemporary issues such as bullying, peaceful coexistence, establishing trust and courtesy. Responsibility and selfless behavior are presented in a positive and encouraging manner. Themes in each episode emphasize the importance of friendship, taking responsibility for your actions and fair play.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:30-9:00AM
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. (27.2) The key educational objective of Wild America is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed on protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. Each episode of the series is specific to a particular animal. Topics range from food gathering, mating, natural enemies, relationships to other animals and the interaction of the specific ecology on the survival of the species.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 8:00-8:30AM & Thursdays, 8:30-9AM
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. (27.2) Mustard Pancakes is designed to contribute to preschool children's social and emotional development, with a secondary focus on literacy and storytelling. The series is based on three goals: a.) to support and nurture a sense of self esteem and self efficacy by encouraging children to respect themselves and others; b.) to develop children's social and emotional skills by modeling age appropriate strategies and behaviors; c.) to stimulate children's interest in literacy and storytelling and to encourage them to express themselves creatively by sharing stories of their own.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title Everyday Health
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30AM-12:00PM
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. (27.1)In this weekly half-hour series developed and produced to educate and inform viewers ages 13-16, our hosts scan the country finding those who 'pay it forward' to promote health and wellness. The remarkable people that viewers meet are referred to as 'agents of change,' special individuals who are making big changes in people's lives, one small step at a time. Everyday Health is a series that uniquely raises awareness to help fight obesity, raise self-esteem, establish physical fitness habits and prevent negative health choices. An inspirational program about people who confront challenges by taking control, Everyday Health, through captivating storytelling, reports on amazing teens and other selfless Americans who are 'paying it forward' with good will and new ideas that will inspire other teens to take action.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:00-10:30AM
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. (27.1) Wildlife expert and animal ambassador Jack Hanna brings the viewer face to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series, which is designed primarily for viewers 13-16, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'. . . . Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he provides further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title Passport To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:00-8:30AM
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. (27.2) Passport To Explore takes an atypical approach to learning as teens travel the globe in search of exciting and adventure filled places and learn a little something int he process. PTE provides CORE programming in the areas of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited and also aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those differences can be to their own lives. Information is also given in each episode to the specific area visited and gives an educational approach to its history. The shows also use the technique of having children teach other children (peer mentors).
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title BETA Records
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 8:30-9:00AM
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. (27.2) BETA Records TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title Food For Thought
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 12:00PM-12:30PM
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. (27.1)Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22-year-old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought with Claire Thomas. Each weekly-half hour episode, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Claire serves as a role model for 13- to 16-year- old viewers by sharing stories in the kitchen that demonstrate her passion for her family, life, and healthy living. Creative inspiration can come from any place at any time - sometimes from family, sometimes from friends, sometimes even from bloggers seeking her help. No matter how exotic or local the location, she's always in search of new tastes and places to explore. Based on her unique perspective gathered throughout each episode, Claire will teach the audience how to prepare the "inspired" dish while promoting a healthy attitude towards food and life.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:00-11:30AM
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. (27.1)The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and man-made treasures. The host, Richard Wiese, takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries wirth Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30-11:00AM
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. (27.1)This half-hour weekly series offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures with comparisons to popular land animals and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin and produced primarily for ages 13-16, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care - about these heroes and about all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 8:00-8:30AM
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. (27.2)Animal Atlas introduces young viewers to every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the astounding. AA promotes a better understanding of how various animal species live and what they need to survive. Each episode stands alone as an entertaining look into the world of animals...whether visiting a particular group of animals, such as big cats, or meeting the animals of an entire continent. Along the way, AA educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on wildlife conservation and the importance of "going green".
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title Angel's Friends
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 8:30-9:00AM
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. (27.2) Angel's Friends provide CORE programming in the areas of particular concern to young teens including social themes and coping strategies through school life of animated teen-aged angels learning to be Guardian Angels. Kids are taken on an inspirational journey that stirs their spirit and provides moral tools for the decisions they face in everyday life.

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Harrisburg Television, Inc.


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