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

FRN:
0015021157
File Number:
CPR-126067
Submit Date:
01/06/2012
Call Sign:
WRSP-TV
Facility ID:
62009
City:
SPRINGFIELD
State:
IL
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/06/2012
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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Champaign-Spgfld-Decatur
Web Home Page Address www.foxillinois.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: 3.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas Classics
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 730a (10/01/11 - 12/24/11)
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. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going green,Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8a (10/01/11 - 12/24/11)
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow provides the information and examples of how their teenage contemporaries, can and are achieving positive things thru the disciplines and dedication experienced in sports, thru team and individual competition. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also includes inspirational stories of youth with physical handicaps, who have overcome their limitations And challenges to succeed in sports and life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 730am (10/03/11 - 12/26/11)
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. 3 Wide Life provides viewers with an inside look at challenges met and lessons learned while competing in motor sports. 3WL looks at current NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers who share their experiences, advice and stories, educating teens and providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Lessons taught are how to overcome adversity, the importance of teamwork, the technical aspects of racing, spotlights devolving drivers, how racing began, the business of racing, information on racing as a career, as well as team and sponsorship philanthropies and how the racing community helps out to improved the lives of others.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunter
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7a (10/02/11 - 12/25/11)
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. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytic thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Though both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7a (10/01/11 - 12/24/11)
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. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going green, Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830a (10/01/11 - 12/24/11)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is designed to help youth make winning choices in their lives in order to grow to be productive citizens. This series is based on role models who are making pro-social life choices. Emphasis on being honest, loyal, hard working toward productive goals, and treating others as they would like to be treated, are values emphasized by the positive role models in The Real Winning Edge. The Real Winning Edge will go a long way in helping youth to develop character, being the best they can be by seeing their peers and the celebrities whom they admire, who themselves have the character to make winning choices.
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 Jeff Kaufmann
Address 3003 Old Rochester Road
City Springfield
State IL
Zip 62703
Telephone Number 217-523-8855
Email Address jkaufmann@foxillinois.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.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas (Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7am (01/07/12 - 03/31/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going green, Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun!
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life (Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 730am (01/02/12 - 03/26/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. 3 Wide Life provides viewers with an inside look at challenges met and lessons learned while competing in motor sports. 3WL looks at current NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers who share their experiences, advice and stories, educating teens and providing an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Lessons taught are how to overcome adversity, the importance of teamwork, the technical aspects of racing, spotlights devolving drivers, how racing began, the business of racing, information on racing as a career, as well as team and sponsorship philanthropies and how the racing community helps out to improved the lives of others.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas Classics (Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 730am (01/07/12 - 03/31/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through Animal Atlas, viewers discover the variety of places that animals live, how they find food, and how they play. The show also looks at how family units operate, from a community of thousands of prairie dogs, to a pride of lions, to a school of fish. Certain episodes also explore animal features such as diet, locomotion, adaptation, and how animals take care of their young. Along the way, Animal Atlas educates young viewers about endangered species and provides information on how to support wildlife conservation. For a population of young viewers attuned to the importance of going green,Animal Atlas is not only entertaining, culturally relevant and important. Animal Atlas offers an incredible and wildly entertaining adventure through the animal world. Learning about animals has never been more fun!
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge (Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 830a (01/07/12 - 03/31/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Real Winning Edge is designed to help youth make winning choices in their lives in order to grow to be productive citizens. This series is based on role models who are making pro-social life choices. Emphasis on being honest, loyal, hard working toward productive goals, and treating others as they would like to be treated, are values emphasized by the positive role models in The Real Winning Edge. The Real Winning Edge will go a long way in helping youth to develop character, being the best they can be by seeing their peers and the celebrities whom they admire, who themselves have the character to make winning choices.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow (Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8a (01/07/12 - 03/31/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sports Stars of Tomorrow provides the information and examples of how their teenage contemporaries, can and are achieving positive things thru the disciplines and dedication experienced in sports, thru team and individual competition. Sports Stars of Tomorrow also includes inspirational stories of youth with physical handicaps, who have overcome their limitations And challenges to succeed in sports and life.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunter (Digital)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7a (01/01/12 - 03/25/12)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Through critical observation, analytic thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Though both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus on history, culture, geography, and international customs.

Certification

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Question Response

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.

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