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Licensing and Management System

Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0003770898
File Number:
CPR-177636
Submit Date:
01/07/2016
Call Sign:
WXFT-DT
Facility ID:
60539
City:
AURORA
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/07/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

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 Network Affiliation
Affiliated network UniMas
Nielsen DMA Chicago
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 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: 5.85
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Pocoyo (second digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 07:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational program is a series for pre-schoolers featuring Pocoyo a curious, fun-loving friendly little boy who, along with his inseparable friends explores the world by learning and discovering their surroundings in each story. The show's philosophy is "learning through laughter," and in each episode "inquiry learning" is utilized. The show is designed with pre-schoolers in mind as the situations, explorations, humor, sounds, and visuals are enticing to them and the learning process they utilize and understand.
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 Pocoyo (second digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/15, 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/05/15, 07:00 AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (third digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. So You Want To Be features teens learning about a wide variety of jobs and career paths as well as what it takes to get ahead in the working world. Each episode is an informative tour of the highlighted occupation whether it be a veterinarian or a chef, young viewers will gain a unique insight into a job or career field. Due to technical issues this program was preempted on October 10, a make-good was rescheduled. An additional E/I core program will be added for the first quarter.
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 So You Want To Be (third digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/15, 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/10/15, 10:00 AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Tomorrow, Today (third digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 10:30 AM
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Tomorrow, Today features teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology. The series includes a wide variety of segment topics such as geothermal energy, new forms of transportation, medical breakthroughs and space exploration. Young viewers will discover the world of science through this program. Due to technical issues this program was preempted on October 10. An additional E/I core program will be added for the first quarter.
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 Tomorrow, Today (third digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/10/15, 10:30 AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Aventura Animal (main digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 09:00 AM & 09:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
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. A significant purpose and key educational objective of this program is to teach young children all there is to know about life science. Each episode tackles a dozen or more mind-blowing and interesting questions concerning animals and their habitat. The show is a standard question and answer format to help test how much young people really know. The investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the amazing animal kingdom. The show explains every answer so that young viewers are able to retain and understand the information provided.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Handy Manny (second digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 09:00 AM & 09:30 AM & (ON 10/11/15, 12:00 PM & 12:30 PM)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 28
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Handy Manny introduces concepts related to construction, building, engineering, and technology to preschool audiences through engaging, relatable stories about Sheetrock Hills' lovable handyman, Manny and his neighbors and friends. In each episode, one of Manny's neighbors calls with a problem. Manny is always willing to help! With the help of his tools a lively bunch of friends, each with strengths and challenges of their own Manny is able to assess problems, ask questions, come up with solutions, and make any repairs necessary to help his neighbors. Whether the problems is a broken scooter or a clogged sink, Manny is able to find a solution using his knowledge of construction principles and how machines work. Manny's neighborhood is a multicultural community with a rich Latino heritage. Manny and his neighbors participate in a number of Latino traditions, festivals and holidays. Spending time with Manny and his neighbors in Sheetrock Hills is guaranteed to be both fun and informative for viewers! The September 26 preemption was made-good on October 11, thus the station did not count it towards the 3rd Quarter weekly average of core programming but rather will report it in this quarter. All programs were made-good and promotional efforts with the rescheduled times and dates were aired.
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 Handy Manny (second digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/15, 1:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/05/15, 09:30 AM
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Handy Manny (second digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/15, 1:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/05/15, 09:00 AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Missing (third digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 09:00 AM & 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 25
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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 half-hour series is an invaluable contribution to the public interest, it serves young viewers with life-saving tips. Using real life stories of missing people this program educates young viewers about potential dangers and how to handle these circumstances. The show is supported by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Due to technical issues this program was preempted on October 10, a make-good was rescheduled. An additional E/I core program will be added for the first quarter.
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 Missing (third digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/15, 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/10/15, 09:00 AM
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Missing (third digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/10/15, 11:30 AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Plaza Sesamo (main digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 07:00 AM & 07:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose and key educational objective of Plaza Sesamo is to teach young children the importance of different cultures and traditions. Children will easily identify with the main characters: Abelardo, Contreras, and Lola. These animated personalities will help children develop a better understanding of the world around them through their stories. Throughout the shows, these characters not only reinforce and expose the Spanish language to native and non-native Spanish speakers, but also teach children valuable lessons that include problem solving, gender equity, symbolic representation, and social interaction.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Reino Animal (main digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 08:00 AM & 08:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Reino Animal educates young viewers on the natural habitat of animals in an educational, yet entertaining way. With narrations and interactive segments, the series builds upon natural science concepts, sparking a sense of curiosity in its viewers. The program discussed concepts like the functions of animals in an ecosystem, the elements of animal classification, and life sciences to help teach children about the natural world, while having fun at the same time.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (third digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 09:30 AM & 11:00 AM
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 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 weekly news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is educational and appealing. Whether the featured stories or events are of national, international or even world-wide importance, each segment is carefully designed to appeal to the viewers at their own level. The program covers current topics that young viewers can relate to such as safety tips for new drivers; importance of visiting potential colleges or universities; the dangers that cliques may cause; healthy teen relationships; voluntary drug test programs and internet predators. Other segments are geared towards more historical facts and hard-news like the Brooklyn Bridge; the US flag; Europe transportation then and now; Closed Captioning; FDR Memorial and Make-A-Wish Foundation. This program stimulates young viewers curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills. Due to technical issues this program was preempted on October 10. An additional E/I core program will be added for the first quarter.
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 Teen Kids News (third digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/10/15, 11:00 AM
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News (third digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted
Episode # 10/10/15, 09:30 AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Sesame Amigos (second digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 07:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sesame Amigos, is designed for Spanish-speaking families living in the U.S., where kids will learn with Elmo, Cookie Monster, and lots of other friends in ways that reflect their language and culture. In each episode, kids will build their inner strength, develop their moral compass and learn important educational lessons. Elmo will encourage kids to participate throughout the show they will learn colors, geometrical shapes, good manners, good eating habits and they will dance. Young viewers will travel to "The Furchester Hotel," a hilarious segment featuring Elmo, Cookie Monster, and new friends that teaches creative problem-solving and working together. They will also explore far off lands and learn about cooperation in "Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures." Finally they'll laugh-out-loud with Cookie Monster, the star of "Cookie's Crumby Pictures," who proves that patience takes practice. Sesame Amigos will help kids grow smarter, stronger and kinder.
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 Sesame Amigos (second digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/15, 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/05/15, 07:30 AM
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (second digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 08:00 AM & 08:30 AM & (ON 10/11/15, 11:00 AM & 11:30 AM)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 28
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is a lively preschool series featuring classic Disney characters including Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald and Daisy Duck, Goofy, and Pluto. In each episode, viewers are invited to help the characters solve a problem using age-appropriate critical thinking, problem solving, and mathematical skills. Once the problem is explained, Mickey and friends embark on entertaining adventures, working together to solve the problem with the help of various "Mouseketools" everyday objects that turn out to be useful tools for problem solving. The series uses engaging stories, physical and verbal humor, and music to keep viewers interested and invested in helping Mickey and friends solve the problems at hand. The September 26 preemption was made-good on October 11, thus the station did not count it towards the 3rd Quarter weekly average of core programming but rather will report it in this quarter. All programs were made-good and promotional efforts with the rescheduled times and dates were aired.
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 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (second digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled 10/11/15, 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 09/26/15, 08:30 AM
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (second digital stream)
List date and time rescheduled 10/11/15, 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 09/26/15, 08:00 AM
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 Luisa Echevarria
Address 541 N. Fairbanks Court, Suite 1190
City Chicago
State IL
Zip 60611
Telephone Number 312 670-1000
Email Address
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. On the station's second digital stream on Saturday, December 5 the station preempted the children's programming window for broadcast of the "Teleton USA." The goal of this annual effort is to raise funds to help improve the quality of life for children with disabilities. However all programs were made-good on December 20 and promotional efforts with the rescheduled times and date were aired.

Other Matters (12)

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Other Matters (1 of 12) Response
Program Title Pocoyo (second digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 07:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational program is a series for pre-schoolers featuring Pocoyo a curious, fun-loving friendly little boy who, along with his inseparable friends explores the world by learning and discovering their surroundings in each story. The show's philosophy is "learning through laughter," and in each episode "inquiry learning" is utilized. The show is designed with pre-schoolers in mind as the situations, explorations, humor, sounds, and visuals are enticing to them and the learning process they utilize and understand.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Missing (third digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 09:00 AM & 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. This half-hour series is an invaluable contribution to the public interest, it serves young viewers with life-saving tips. Using real life stories of missing people this program educates young viewers about potential dangers and how to handle these circumstances. The show is supported by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Aventura Animal (main digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 09:00 AM & 09:30 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. A significant purpose and key educational objective of this program is to teach young children all there is to know about life science. Each episode tackles a dozen or more mind-blowing and interesting questions concerning animals and their habitat. The show is a standard question and answer format to help test how much young people really know. The investigation of the answers takes viewers on a fast-paced and entertaining tour of the amazing animal kingdom. The show explains every answer so that young viewers are able to retain and understand the information provided
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Sesame Amigos (second digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 07:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sesame Amigos, is designed for Spanish-speaking families living in the U.S., where kids will learn with Elmo, Cookie Monster, and lots of other friends in ways that reflect their language and culture. In each episode, kids will build their inner strength, develop their moral compass and learn important educational lessons. Elmo will encourage kids to participate throughout the show they will learn colors, geometrical shapes, good manners, good eating habits and they will dance. Young viewers will travel to "The Furchester Hotel," a hilarious segment featuring Elmo, Cookie Monster, and new friends that teaches creative problem-solving and working together. They will also explore far off lands and learn about cooperation in "Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures." Finally they'll laugh-out-loud with Cookie Monster, the star of "Cookie's Crumby Pictures," who proves that patience takes practice. Sesame Amigos will help kids grow smarter, stronger and kinder.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Word Travels (third digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 10:00 AM & 11:00 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. Word Travels is an educational series which teaches geography, history, and culture. While traveling to exotic locations and writing about enlightening experiences may sound like an adventurous occupation, the life of a travel writer is not always as glamorous as it seems. Filmed in 36 countries across six continents, each half hour episode reveals the real story of professional travel journalism as the hosts share their experiences with young viewers. This series will also demonstrate how to write stories about these destinations and what information is relevant to a good story-telling.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (third digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 12:30 PM
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 host Jeff Corwin sets a positive example for young viewers to follow. Corwin takes young viewers deep into the mysteries of the oceans, engaging them with fun facts he illustrates how to observe, study, and care for the world in which we live in, inquisitively and responsibly. Corwin shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that human do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to expected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, young viewers will get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Handy Manny (second digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 09:00 AM & 09:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Handy Manny introduces concepts related to construction, building, engineering, and technology to preschool audiences through engaging, relatable stories about Sheetrock Hills' lovable handyman, Manny and his neighbors and friends. In each episode, one of Manny's neighbors calls with a problem. Manny is always willing to help! With the help of his tools a lively bunch of friends, each with strengths and challenges of their own Manny is able to assess problems, ask questions, come up with solutions, and make any repairs necessary to help his neighbors. Whether the problems is a broken scooter or a clogged sink, Manny is able to find a solution using his knowledge of construction principles and how machines work. Manny's neighborhood is a multicultural community with a rich Latino heritage. Manny and his neighbors participate in a number of Latino traditions, festivals and holidays. Spending time with Manny and his neighbors in Sheetrock Hills is guaranteed to be both fun and informative for viewers!
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Plaza Sesamo (main digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 07:00 AM & 07:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A significant purpose and key educational objective of Plaza Sesamo is to teach young children the importance of different cultures and traditions. Children will easily identify with the main characters: Abelardo, Contreras, and Lola. These animated personalities will help children develop a better understanding of the world around them through their stories. Throughout the shows, these characters not only reinforce and expose the Spanish language to native and non-native Spanish speakers, but also teach children valuable lessons that include problem solving, gender equity, symbolic representation, and social interaction.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Uncaged (third digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 12:00 PM
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. Uncaged is a weekly half-hour series that educates teens about the animal kingdom around the world. Series explores the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, grizzly bears and more, as it tours the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be - Uncaged. Young viewers learn about the living habits of these various critters and why some may be in danger to extinction.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Reino Animal (main digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 08:00 AM & 08:30 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. Reino Animal educates young viewers on the natural habitat of animals in an educational, yet entertaining way. With narrations and interactive segments, the series builds upon natural science concepts, sparking a sense of curiosity in its viewers. The program discussed concepts like the functions of animals in an ecosystem, the elements of animal classification, and life sciences to help teach children about the natural world, while having fun at the same time.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (second digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 08:00 AM & 08:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is a lively preschool series featuring classic Disney characters including Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald and Daisy Duck, Goofy, and Pluto. In each episode, viewers are invited to help the characters solve a problem using age-appropriate critical thinking, problem solving, and mathematical skills. Once the problem is explained, Mickey and friends embark on entertaining adventures, working together to solve the problem with the help of various "Mouseketools" everyday objects that turn out to be useful tools for problem solving. The series uses engaging stories, physical and verbal humor, and music to keep viewers interested and invested in helping Mickey and friends solve the problems at hand.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News (third digital stream)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA, 09:30 AM & 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. Teen Kids News is a weekly news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is educational and appealing. Whether the featured stories or events are of national, international or even world-wide importance, each segment is carefully designed to appeal to the viewers at their own level. The program covers current topics that young viewers can relate to such as safety tips for new drivers; importance of visiting potential colleges or universities; the dangers that cliques may cause; healthy teen relationships; voluntary drug test programs and internet predators. Other segments are geared towards more historical facts and hard-news like the Brooklyn Bridge; the US flag; Europe transportation then and now; Closed Captioning; FDR Memorial and Make-A-Wish Foundation. This program stimulates young viewers curiosity, develops their learning and cognitive, listening and thinking skills.

Certification

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

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

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

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

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

UniMas Chicago LLC


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