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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
CPR-135235
Submit Date:
10/09/2012
Call Sign:
WJHL-TV
Facility ID:
57826
City:
JOHNSON CITY
State:
TN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2012

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 CBS
Nielsen DMA TriCitiesTN-VA
Web Home Page Address www.wjhl.com

Digital Core Programming

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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: 10.0
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title DANGER RANGERS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7A
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 4 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Danger Rangers is an animated series 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. They reinforce concepts of teamwork and preparedness,and model for children the acquisition of important health and safety information. The episodes are structured to present potential safety concerns, such as the need to take proper safety precautions when swimming, and use a song to introduce the relevant steps that should be taken. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 730A
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1030A
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Due to a special college football game being televised from England DOODLEBOPS II was preempted on 9-1-12 and had to air in it's second home the following Sat 9-8-12 930am.
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 DOODLEBOPS - II
List date and time rescheduled SAT 9-8-12 930A
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 # SAT 9-1-12
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1130A
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. WILD AMERICA introduces the excitement,wonder and adventure of the natural wonder to children everywhere. The viewers meet the true ambassadors of the wild; animals that appeal to all age audiences. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. on 9-1-12 CBS aired a college football game which displaced Wild America. Wild America aired same day in it's second home of Saturday 830a.
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 WILD AMERICA
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/12 830a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title HORSELAND
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 730A
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Horseland is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce rosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children asa significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS (MULTICAST 11-3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
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 12 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS explains the various aspects of weather, including the meaning of many different and sometimes confusing words like dewpoint, humidity temperature, wind speed, air pressure, etc.. Various meterologists explain how satellites and computers are used to develop a weather forecast an the importance of science and math for kids that want to make weather forecasting a career. A lot of safety tips are provided so kids know what to do in case of a weathe emergency like thunderstorms, lightening, tornados, hurricanes, flash floods, etc.(for example: during a flooding if the water is at an unknown depth or the speed of the water is unknown then follow the simple motto..."turn around, don't drown." This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 10A
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. Due to a special college football game being televised from England DOODLEBOPS II was preempted on 9-1-12 and had to air in it's second home the following Sat 9-8-12 9am.
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 DOODLEBOPS - I
List date and time rescheduled SAT 9-8-12 9A
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 # SAT 9-1-12
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (METV MULTICAST 11-2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES is METV network's children's programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES are 6 half hour programs that spark enthusiasm for writing through age approprate sketch comedy, orignial songs, puppetry, and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen Company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES' educational mssion emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s; Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship and Compassion. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11A
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. MYSTERY HUNTERS is a live actin show that features two regular kids Araya and Christinia and a resident scientist, Doubting Dave. The children travel the globe to investigate the site and to delve into tales which might have baffled people throughout the ages. in the lab Doubting Dave challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries and then tackle the questions with scientific testing, the series encourages children to explore the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries allows the show to focus on history, culture, geography and international cusstoms. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules. On 9-1-12 CBS aired a college football game which displaced Mystery Hunters. Mystery Hunters aired same day in it's second home of Saturday 8a.
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 MYSTERY HUNTERS
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/12 8a
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2012-09-01
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN 7A
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 9 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (METV MULTICAST 11-2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled sun 8-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 81
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 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES is METV network's children's programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES are 6 half hour programs that spark enthusiasm for writing through age approprate sketch comedy, orignial songs, puppetry, and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen Company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES' educational mssion emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s; Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship and Compassion. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 2) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN 1
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 6A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose,
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 2) Response
Program Title BUSYTOWN II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: SAT 630A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the beloved works of best-selling children's author Richard Scarry, Busytown Mysteries brings the popular adventures of Busytown to preschoolers with an educational, problem-solving twist. Children can follow classic characters such as Huckle, Sally and Lowly as they scour Busytown on fun-filled adventures looking for answers to life's puzzles. Each episode focuses on fostering viewers' problem solving abilities, as the characters use their skills of observation to collect facts, draw inferences from those facts, and ultimately reach conclusions. Each episode also develops vocabulary through words and concepts that are part of the episode's overall theme. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose,
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 ROBIN HODGE
Address 338 East Main Street
City Johnson City
State TN
Zip 37601
Telephone Number 423-926-2151
Email Address www.wjhl.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. During the past quarter WJHL's local newscast: 11CONNECTS @ 430, 11CONNECTS @ 5A, 11CONNECTS @ 530A, 11CONNECTS @ 6A, 11CONNECTS @ 12P, 11CONNECTS @ 5P, 11CONNECTS @ 530P, 11CONNECTS @ 6P, 11CONNECTS @ 7P, 11CONNECTS @ 11P, 11CONNECTS @ 7A SATURDAY, 11CONNECTS @ 8A SUNDAY have many stories that are educational and have informational material of value to children. WJHL has two multicast channels. WJHL no longer has an analog channel. The station did not broadcast an analog signal during this quarter. The licensee's response to 7 (b) therefore assume that the station's current main program stream serves as the equivalent to the station's former analog channel. In addition to theeducational and informtional progrms in this report, that the station broadcasts the following programs designed for children ages twelve and under that were not "educational or informational" programming: none. After due licensee herby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C>F>R> Section 73.670 with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 730a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (METV 11-2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 8-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES is METV network's children's programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES are 6 half hour programs that spark enthusiasm for writing through age approprate sketch comedy, orignial songs, puppetry, and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen Company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES' educational mssion emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s; Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship and Compassion. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES (METV 11-2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 8-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES is METV network's children's programming. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES are 6 half hour programs that spark enthusiasm for writing through age approprate sketch comedy, orignial songs, puppetry, and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. Our diverse Green Screen Company of performers and writers reinforce critical writing skills and share positive social messages. GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES' educational mssion emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s; Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship and Compassion. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title WILD AMERICA
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1130A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WILD AMERICA introduces the excitement,wonder and adventure of the natural wonder to children everywhere. The viewers meet the true ambassadors of the wild; animals that appeal to all age audiences. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Doodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11A
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 a live actin show that features two regular kids Araya and Christinia and a resident scientist, Doubting Dave. The children travel the globe to investigate the site and to delve into tales which might have baffled people throughout the ages. in the lab Doubting Dave challenges viewers to send in their own mysteries and then tackle the questions with scientific testing, the series encourages children to explore the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries allows the show to focus on history, culture, geography and international cusstoms. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title LIBERTY'S KIDS I
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun 7A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
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. The purpose of this series is to introduce viewers aged 9-11 to the period leading up to, during and immediately following the American Revolution. Each episode focuses on placing historical events and pivotal figures within an age appropriate context that provides young people with an exciting opportunity to experience this period of history through the eyes of a similar demographic. The programs also include interstitial segments that provide facts in both a newscast and game format, reinforcing the topic of the episode. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title DOODLEBOPS - II
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 1030a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TheDoodlebops is a live action show designed to teach life lessons to children under elementary school age, and is intended to promote social and academic readiness. The main characters are the three members of the Doodlebops musical band, their jazzy neighbor MAZZ and their driver Bus Driver Bob. Each episode explores social issues, such as the importance of persistence or the value of openness to new things. The program emphasizes an appreciation of music, and integrates the social lessons into original songs that are repeated through the episodes. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS (MULTICAST 11-3)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 730-11A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. WEATHER 101 FOR KIDS explains the various aspects of weather, including the meaning of many different and sometimes confusing words like dewpoint, humidity temperature, wind speed, air pressure, etc.. Various meterologists explain how satellites and computers are used to develop a weather forecast an the importance of science and math for kids that want to make weather forecasting a career. A lot of safety tips are provided so kids know what to do in case of a weathe emergency like thunderstorms, lightening, tornados, hurricanes, flash floods, etc.(for example: during a flooding if the water is at an unknown depth or the speed of the water is unknown then follow the simple motto..."turn around, don't drown." This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children,has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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.

Media General communications, Holdings LLC


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