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

FRN:
0015021157
File Number:
CPR-146501
Submit Date:
10/21/2013
Call Sign:
WBUI
Facility ID:
16363
City:
DECATUR
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/21/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2013

General Information

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

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Champaign-Spgfld-Decatur
Web Home Page Address www.centralillinoiscw.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 168.0
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: 7.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30a (7/6/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is an animated program focusing on rules for safety in various situations and providing children with clear cut safety information. The program features animal superheroes that work as a safety squad to protect children. A song introduces the relevant steps to be taken for a potential safety concerns, such as the need to take proper safety precautions when swimming, and animal superheroes reinforce concepts of teamwork and preparedness and model for children the acquisition of important health and safety information. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title The Doodlebops
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am (7/7/13-9/29/13)
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem. Important life lessons are imparted such in the process, and the lessons learned are reinforced through a musical interlude. This program focuses on encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative and also providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Country Mouse, City Mouse
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11a (7/6/13-9/28/13)
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 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop delight along with non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach youngsters valuable skills, centering on discovery, investigation, analysis as well as personal-character and pro-social attitudes. The viewer is also exposed to lessons on world history, geography and language as they follow these two mice on their adventures. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30a (9/15/13-9/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
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 addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. (This program aired on the main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Swap TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (7/7/13-9/15/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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 is about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. The programs explore the opposite lives of the participating youngsters as they learn about different cultures and family settings. Young viewers are exposed to the special interests of the "swapping" participants and what adjustments they make to a different life situation. The program teaches tolerance of various races, creeds and backgrounds while being exposed and appreciating someone else's way of life. (This program aired on the main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (7/7/13-9/29/13)
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Together with The Doodlebops viewers explore the world of the Doodlenet on The Doodelbops magical tour bus. Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle help their viewers and themselves solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun, new destinations. Want to visit a gigantic water park for a day to conquer your fear of swimming or travel into a giant's mouth to see why you should brush your teeth? No problem, hold on tight and with a song, dance and teamwork the Doodlebops are always ready to rock into a new adventure. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Horseland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 8:30am (7/1/13-9/30/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Four teens from very different backgrounds all taking riding lessons at a very unusual riding stable where the animals all speak to each other. The teens deal with accepting responsibility, developing self-confidence, self-esteem and caring for their mounts. They also are confronted with problems that test their honesty, integrity and sometimes even their friendship. As they work to find solutions, the animals make comments on what the teens should or should not do or how they are handling the particular situation, giving the viewer a new insight to dealing with the issue. Through the four characters and the dialogue of the animals the viewers are shown clear prosocial educational messages. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10a (7/6/13-9/28/13)and 10:30am (7/6/13-9/28/13)
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wimzie is a five year old puppet monster who attends daycare at her 150 year old Grandmother's house along with her brother and other friends. The series' characters are just familiar enough for the viewers to identify with but different enough to point out that the action takes place in an enchanted fantasy world of monsters. Through unforgettable adventures and original toe-tapping sing-along songs young viewers are introduced to topics of friendship, generosity, jealousy, diversity and sibling rivalry from a preschooler's point of view. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9am (7/6/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 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 viewer's 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, pupil's 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. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (7/6/13-9/28/13)
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 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 by Richard Scarry. The fictional city Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Episodes are divided into multiple segments with different themes. The first and last segments involve the children in Busytown exploring their community. 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 children life 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 that teaches safety 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. (This program aired on the secondary digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12pm (7/7/13-9/29/13)
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. ( This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (7/6/13-8/10/13) and Saturdays 7:30am (8/17/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure using action and humor to convey message of keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Laurie McKenzie Traveler
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am (7/7/13-9/8/13), Sunday 1pm (9/15/13) and Sunday 1:30pm (9/22/13)
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 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 brings significant destinations around the world to the viewer. Through this program the viewer travels to destinations all over the world learning about its geographical location, terrain, points of historical interest, what the society is like including their particular national customs (religion, culture, language), indigenous food and drink and how to enjoy , places to explore, what kind of art and entertainment is available, what form of government the location has, sometimes having interviews with political leaders and also the type of currency they use including exchange rates. (This program aired on our main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm (7/6/13-8/24/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 9
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. This program exerts a positive influence on its viewers by illustrating the best of human instincts. In particular the show highlights respect and compassion for all living creatures and has informative instruction on medical rehabilitation treatments and shows techniques and teamwork of rescue personnel. The viewer learns valuable information about animals, such as their development and behavior, their habitats and are also made aware of important environmental issues. (This program aired on the 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 Animal Rescue
List date and time rescheduled 9/1/13 12:30p
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 8/31/13/761
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Live Life & WIn
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm (9/22/13-9/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. (This program airs on the main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (9/22/13-9/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. (This program aired on the main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title The New Adventures of Nanoboy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (7/6/13-8/10/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Oscar/Nanoboy lives in two worlds. As a human Oscar is subjected to ridicule because he is small. Besides the bullying, he also has to contend with peer pressure, exam stress and other issues affecting school age children. In the microcosmos, Oscar is Nanoboy, a superhero, who must deal with deranged proteins, amazonian amoebas, etc. With help from some other micro-friends, Nanoboy solves the problems and often finds that the solutions that worked in the microcosmos can be applied to solving problems in the human world. (This program aired on the main digital stream)
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title The Adventures of Chuck & Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (8/17/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures of Chuck & Friends is an entertaining series about Chuck, a young dump truck and his best friends, Rowdy and Handy, using their big imaginations to dream up even bigger escapades. The program is filled with positive messages for preschoolers about being a good friend, staying healthy, keeping promises, and taking responsibility for mistakes. The friendly characters teach kids important life lessons by embedding them in upbeat stories, and each tale concludes with a summary segment that reminds viewers what the characters learned from their adventures. (This program aired on the main digital stream).
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12pm (9/7/13-9/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Total times aired 4
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. This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. (This program aired on the 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 Dragonfly
List date and time rescheduled 9/22/13 1pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/21/13/203
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly
List date and time rescheduled 9/8/13 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
Episode # 9/7/13/201
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly
List date and time rescheduled 9/29/13 1pm
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 9/28/13/204
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Dragonfly
List date and time rescheduled 9/15/13 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
Episode # 9/14/13/202
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Chrissy Bradley
Address 3003 Old Rochester Road
City Springfield
State IL
Zip 62703
Telephone Number 217-523-8855
Email Address cdbradley@sbgtv.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. We air PSA's about abuse prevention and no texting while driving.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10am (10/5/13-10/26/13)and 10:30am (10/5/13-10/26/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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. Wimzie is a five year old puppet monster who attends daycare at her 150 year old Grandmother's house along with her brother and other friends. The series' characters are just familiar enough for the viewers to identify with but different enough to point out that the action takes place in an enchanted fantasy world of monsters. Through unforgettable adventures and original toe-tapping sing-along songs young viewers are introduced to topics of friendship, generosity, jealousy, diversity and sibling rivalry from a preschooler's point of view. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title The Adventures of Chuck & Friends
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures of Chuck & Friends is an entertaining series about Chuck, a young dump truck and his best friends, Rowdy and Handy, using their big imaginations to dream up even bigger escapades. The program is filled with positive messages for preschoolers about being a good friend, staying healthy, keeping promises, and taking responsibility for mistakes. The friendly characters teach kids important life lessons by embedding them in upbeat stories, and each tale concludes with a summary segment that reminds viewers what the characters learned from their adventures. (This program aired on the main digital stream).
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11am and 11:30am (11/2/13-12/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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 is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am and 9:30am (11/2/13-12/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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. Life science, biological science, beautiful photography and humor combine to provide viewers of this program with life science concepts, animal classification, as well as anatomy and physiology information of animals. The viewers are taken around the biomes of the world merging the fascination of the animal world with a greater understanding of the relationship between the branches of the animal kingdom. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12pm (10/5/13-12/29/13)
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. (This program airs on the main digital stream).
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am (10/5/13-12/29/13)
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 addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. (This program airs on the main digital stream).
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9am (10/5/13-10/26/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Together with The Doodlebops viewers explore the world of the Doodlenet on The Doodelbops magical tour bus. Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle help their viewers and themselves solve preschool relatable problems by journeying to fun, new destinations. Want to visit a gigantic water park for a day to conquer your fear of swimming or travel into a giant's mouth to see why you should brush your teeth? No problem, hold on tight and with a song, dance and teamwork the Doodlebops are always ready to rock into a new adventure. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (10/5/13-10/26/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 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 by Richard Scarry. The fictional city Busytown is an enchanting place that's abuzz with energy and life. Episodes are divided into multiple segments with different themes. The first and last segments involve the children in Busytown exploring their community. 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 children life 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 that teaches safety 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. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9a (10/5/13-10/26/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 viewer's 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, pupil's 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. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am and 10:30am (11/2/13-12/29/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
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 series Zoo Clues will keep 13-16 year-old viewers engaged for 30 minutes with the nearly infinite visual richness, animal characteristics, and wild range of animal behaviors. Beyond its target audience, both older and younger audiences should find this look across the amazing world of animals fascinating. Beyond basic engagement, Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparisons to their own human characteristics. The variety of the animal kingdom is truly odd and bizarre enough to read like fiction, but the clever narration of Zoo Clues links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Rescue Heroes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (10/5/13-12/28/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Heroes are called into action each week to mobilize themselves in any part of the globe to protect the world from natural and man-made disasters. Social and emotional character stories are embedded in the adventure using action and humor to convey messages regarding keeping an open mind, asking for help, facing your fears, persistence pays off, preparedness, procedure training and teamwork. At the end of each episode the Rescue Heroes reinforce various safety tips and information relating to the educational message portrayed in the story. (This program airs on our main digital stream).
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Horseland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F 8:30am (10/1/13-10/30/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 23
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. Four teens from very different backgrounds all taking riding lessons at a very unusual riding stable where the animals all speak to each other. The teens deal with accepting responsibility, developing self-confidence, self-esteem and caring for their mounts. They also are confronted with problems that test their honesty, integrity and sometimes even their friendship. As they work to find solutions, the animals make comments on what the teens should or should not do or how they are handling the particular situation, giving the viewer a new insight to dealing with the issue. Through the four characters and the dialogue of the animals the viewers are shown clear prosocial educational messages. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title The Doodlebops
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am (10/5/13-10/26/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Each episode of the show features a child, who writes for help or advice with a problem to the Doodles, three animated young members of a band. The child then enters the animated world of the Doodlenet, and sets out on an adventure with the band to find a resolution to the problem. Important life lessons are imparted such in the process, and the lessons learned are reinforced through a musical interlude. This program focuses on encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities such as honesty and initiative and also providing viewers with a basic understanding and appreciation of music. (The program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Danger Rangers
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am (10/5/13-10/26/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is an animated program focusing on rules for safety in various situations and providing children with clear cut safety information. The program features animal superheroes that work as a safety squad to protect children. A song introduces the relevant steps to be taken for a potential safety concerns, such as the need to take proper safety precautions when swimming, and animal superheroes reinforce concepts of teamwork and preparedness and model for children the acquisition of important health and safety information. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Live Life & Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 12:30pm (10/5/13-12/29/13)
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 series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. (This program airs on the main digital stream).
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Country Mouse, City Mouse
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11am (10/5/13-10/26/13)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop delight along with non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach youngsters valuable skills, centering on discovery, investigation, analysis as well as personal-character and pro-social attitudes. The viewer is also exposed to lessons on world history, geography and language as they follow these two mice on their adventures. (This program airs on the secondary digital stream).
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 12pm (12/7/13-12/28/13) and Sundays 1pm (10/5/13-12/1/13)
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. (This program airs on the main digital stream).
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10am (10/5/13-12/29/13)
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 key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. (This program airs on the main digital stream).

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