Federal Communications Commission
Washington, DC 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0754
FCC 398
Children's Television Programming Report

Report reflects information for the filing period ending: 2009-12-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2010-01-06 14:31:11.42

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
WGCL-TV  (analog)
19 (digital)
City State County ZIP Code
Atlanta GA Fulton 30318
Licensee Name
Meredith Corporation
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
CBS Atlanta
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
72120 2005-04-01 00:00:00.0
Analog Core Programming
2. State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station. See 47 C.F.R. §73.671(c).  
3. (a) 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. §73.673?  
(b) Identify publishers who were sent information in 3(a).
4. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program.
[There are no analog core program reports.]
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming
5. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that is specifically designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under, but does not meet one or more elements of the definition of Core Programming. See 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Complete chart below for each additional such educational and informational program.
[There are no analog non-core program reports.]
Sponsored Core Programming
6. List Core Programs, if any, aired by other analog stations that are sponsored by the Licensee and that meet the criteria set forth in 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Also indicate whether the amount of total Core Programming broadcast by another station increased.
[There are no analog sponsored core program broadcast reports.]
[There are no analog sponsored core program detail reports.]
Digital Core Programming
7. (a) State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream. 3.00 hours
  (b) Did the Licensee broadcast on its main digital program stream the same Children's Core Programming provided on its analog channel? Y
  (c) If Yes to 7(b), the Licensee certifies that the representations and children's program information provided with respect to its analog channel apply equally with respect to its main digital program stream. Y
    If No to 7(c), submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation. (None Required)
8. (a) 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. 0.00 hours
  (b) 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. §73.671. 0.00 hours
9. (a) 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. §73.673? Y
  (b) Identify publishers who were sent information in 9(a).
The CBS Television Network provides information identifying the core programs it supplies to stations affiliated with the Network, including an indication of the target child audience, to the following publishers of program guides: TV Guide, TV Data Technologies, Tribune Media Services, and Kidsnet Media Guide and News.
10. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program.
   
Title of Digital Core Program #1 Origin
BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays October 3, 2009 - December 26, 2009 7:00am - 7:30am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
3 years 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, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

Title of Digital Core Program #2 Origin
NOONBORY AND THE SUPER SEVEN - I NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays October 3, 2009 - December 26, 2009 7:30am - 8:00am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
3 years 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Noonbory and the Super Seven follows the adventures of a team of animated characters, who represent dynamic forms of the five senses, and their leader Noonbory, who engages them all to work together as a team. On an episode by episode basis, the borys highlight instances in which assistance, cooperation and leadership result in success, while a group of mischief makers, called Gurys, demonstrate how taking greedy, selfish and deceptive actions leads to problems. Major educational objectives of the program include: encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities and pro-social behaviors including helpfulness, kindness, generosity, initiative, compassion and leadership; teaching viewers to critically assess and value their own capabilities and skills; and aiding viewers to accept and appreciate the competencies and differences in others. 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.

Title of Digital Core Program #3 Origin
BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays October 3, 2009 - December 26, 2009 8:00am - 8:30am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
3 years 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, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

Title of Digital Core Program #4 Origin
SABRINA: THE ANIMATED SERIES NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays October 3, 2009 - December 26, 2009 8:30am - 9:00am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
7 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The animated series, "Sabrina," involves the adventures of a modern, early adolescent girl who is part human and part witch. Sabrina has magical powers that must be kept a secret and also under control. While Sabrina is not your typical girl, the familial, social, peer-group, and school-related issues she experiences all serve as educational and instructional life-lessons for viewers, as they reflect many of the same learning experiences and teenage challenges faced by children today. 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.

Title of Digital Core Program #5 Origin
BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - III NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays October 4, 2009 - December 27, 2009 11:00am - 11:30am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
3 years 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, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

Title of Digital Core Program #6 Origin
NOONBORY AND THE SUPER SEVEN - II NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays October 4, 2009 - December 27, 2009 11:30am - 12:00pm 12 1
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
3 years 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Noonbory and the Super Seven follows the adventures of a team of animated characters, who represent dynamic forms of the five senses, and their leader Noonbory, who engages them all to work together as a team. On an episode by episode basis, the borys highlight instances in which assistance, cooperation and leadership result in success, while a group of mischief makers, called Gurys, demonstrate how taking greedy, selfish and deceptive actions leads to problems. Major educational objectives of the program include: encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities and pro-social behaviors including helpfulness, kindness, generosity, initiative, compassion and leadership; teaching viewers to critically assess and value their own capabilities and skills; and aiding viewers to accept and appreciate the competencies and differences in others. 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.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
1 1 1
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
Sunday December 27, 2009 / 8202R Saturday December 26, 2009 - 12:30pm - 1:00pm Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Y
Reason for Preemption SPORTS

11. (a) 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 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? Y
  (b) If No, submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation setting forth the number of repeats in excess of the repeat limit and the times and dates the episodes involved were aired. (None Required)
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming
12. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that is specifically designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under, but does not meet one or more elements of the definition of Core Programming. See 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Complete chart below for each additional such educational and information program.
[There are no digital non-core program reports.]
Sponsored Core Programming
13. List Core Programs, if any, aired by other stations that are sponsored by the Licensee and that meet the criteria set forth in 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Also indicate whether the amount of total Core Programming broadcast by another station increased.
[There are no digital sponsored core program broadcast reports.]
[There are no digital sponsored core program detail reports.]
Other Matters
14. Complete the following for each analog and digital program that you plan to air for the next quarter that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program, identifying whether it is to be broadcast on the station's analog or digital channel or both channels.
Title of Planned Core Program #1 Origin
BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - I NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays January 2, 2010 - March 27, 2010 7:00am - 7:30am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 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, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
NOONBORY AND THE SUPER SEVEN - I NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays January 2, 2010 - March 27, 2010 7:30am - 8:00am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Noonbory and the Super Seven follows the adventures of a team of animated characters, who represent dynamic forms of the five senses, and their leader Noonbory, who engages them all to work together as a team. On an episode by episode basis, the borys highlight instances in which assistance, cooperation and leadership result in success, while a group of mischief makers, called Gurys, demonstrate how taking greedy, selfish and deceptive actions leads to problems. Major educational objectives of the program include: encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities and pro-social behaviors including helpfulness, kindness, generosity, initiative, compassion and leadership; teaching viewers to critically assess and value their own capabilities and skills; and aiding viewers to accept and appreciate the competencies and differences in others. 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.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - II NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays January 2, 2010 - March 27, 2010 8:00am - 8:30am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 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, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
SABRINA: THE ANIMATED SERIES NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays January 2, 2010 - March 27, 2010 8:30am - 9:00am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
7 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The animated series, "Sabrina," involves the adventures of a modern, early adolescent girl who is part human and part witch. Sabrina has magical powers that must be kept a secret and also under control. While Sabrina is not your typical girl, the familial, social, peer-group, and school-related issues she experiences all serve as educational and instructional life-lessons for viewers, as they reflect many of the same learning experiences and teenage challenges faced by children today. 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.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
BUSYTOWN MYSTERIES - III NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays January 9, 2010 - March 28, 2010 11:00am - 11:30am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 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, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
NOONBORY AND THE SUPER SEVEN - II NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays January 9, 2010 - March 28, 2010 11:30am - 12:00pm 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Noonbory and the Super Seven follows the adventures of a team of animated characters, who represent dynamic forms of the five senses, and their leader Noonbory, who engages them all to work together as a team. On an episode by episode basis, the borys highlight instances in which assistance, cooperation and leadership result in success, while a group of mischief makers, called Gurys, demonstrate how taking greedy, selfish and deceptive actions leads to problems. Major educational objectives of the program include: encouraging viewers to develop positive personal qualities and pro-social behaviors including helpfulness, kindness, generosity, initiative, compassion and leadership; teaching viewers to critically assess and value their own capabilities and skills; and aiding viewers to accept and appreciate the competencies and differences in others. 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.

15. 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. §73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Y
16. Identify the licensee's children's programming liaison.
Name Telephone Number
Cary Bond 404-327-3119
Address E-mail Address
425 14th Street NW cary.bond@cbsatlanta.com
City State ZIP Code
Atlanta GA 30318

17. 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 non-core 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. §73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.
After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby 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 and under. In addition to the educational or informational programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that were not "educational or informational" programming: NONE. "The Station did not broadcast an analog signal during this quarter. The licensee's response to Question 7(b) therefore assumes that the Station's current main program stream serves as the equivalent to the Station's former analog channel.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).

I certify that the statements in this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and are made in good faith.

Name of Licensee Signature
Meredith Broadcasting
Date
01/05/2010
FCC Form 398
March 2006