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: 2012-12-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2013-01-04 17:58:16.576

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
WSMV-TV (analog)
10 (digital)
City State County ZIP Code
Nashville TN Davidson 37209
Licensee Name
Meredith Corporation
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
NBC Nashville www.wsmv.com
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
41232 2005-08-01 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). 3.00 hours
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? Y
(b) Identify publishers who were sent information in 3(a).
TV Guide, TV Data, The Tennesssean, Video Viewing, NBC, Tribune Media Services
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.
Title of Analog Core Program #1 Origin
Noodle and Doodle NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 10 am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
All aboard the Noodle and Doodle bus! Craft, cook and play with Sean, Noodle and Doodle! Have fun learning to cook new and exciting recipes! Then, using recycled material from the recipe, make fun and exciting crafts for you and your child. Join Doggity and friends as they cook up another special treat!
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
Pajanimals NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 10:30 am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Meet the Pajanimals - CowBella, Apollo, Sweetpea Sue, and Squacky - four snuggly friends who go on fun adventures and sing sweet night time songs to their preschool friends at home!
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
Poppy Cat NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 11:00 am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Join Poppy Cat and her friends as they embark on extraordinary adventures through fantastical lands. Seen through the eyes of Poppy's imaginative young owner, a little girl called Lara, each episode tells the take of a very special cat and her colorful band of friends.
Title of Analog Core Program #4 Origin
Justin Time NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 11:30 am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
It's time for an adventure! Watch Justin and his pals, Olive and Squidgy, as they become stars in the biggest stories of all time, told from every corner of the world!
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
Lazytown NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 12 pm 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra-athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
Title of Analog Core Program #6 Origin
The Wiggles NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 12:30 pm 9 4
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Join The Wiggles as they sing and dance to your favorite songs with their friends Dorothy and the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Captain Feathersword, and Henry the Octopus!
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
13 4 4
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
October 6, 2012, Episode #WIG102 October 14, 2012 @ 12 pm N
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Y
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #2
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
October 13, 2012, Episode #WIG104 October 14, 2012 @ 1:00 pm N
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Y
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #3
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
October 20, 2012, Episode #WIG106 October 21, 2012 @ 11:30 am N
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Y
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Preemption #4
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
October 27, 2012, Episode #WIG108 October 28, 2012 @ 11:30 am N
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Y
Reason for Preemption SPORTS

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. 168.00 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. 3.00 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).
TV Guide, TV Data, The Tennesssean, Video Viewing, NBC, Tribune Media Services
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
Gina D's Kid's Club (Beginning Nov 1, 2012) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 7 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 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
Gina D's Kids Club is a family-friendly program targeting pre-school children ages two through six. The show represents an attractive alterntive to current programming because Gina D's Kids Club is hosed by a positive adult femle role model, who connects wih young viewers in a gentle caring way. The major premise of Gina D's Kids Club is establishing and reinforcing positive values and behaviors through original songs and character performances that children will come to adopt and imitate.

Title of Digital Core Program #2 Origin
Mustard Pancakes (Beginning Nov 1, 2012) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 7:30 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 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
Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children featuring the lovable and talented Courtney Campbell and her family of fun loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of eveyday life from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D, her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting, a cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories.

Title of Digital Core Program #3 Origin
Real Life 101 (Beginning Nov 1, 2012) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 8 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Real Life 101 is an eductional show for teens that lays the groundwork for life, college and career. This show presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carfully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience.

Title of Digital Core Program #4 Origin
Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too (Beginning Nov 1, 2012) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 8:30 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Ariel, Zoey and Eli too is a children's informational show hosted by three siblings; twin girls, Ariel and Zoey and their younger brother, Eli. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth best efforts and taking responsibility, which is a wonderful message for American youth.

Title of Digital Core Program #5 Origin
Passport To Explore (Beginning Nov 1, 2012) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 9 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Passport To Explore provides core programming in the area of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited. Not only does the series present geographical and morays about the areas visited, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those difference can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visted and gives an educational approach to its history. Passport To Explore uses the technique of near peer mentors ie, children to teach other children. Each episode employs children who ask questions and experience firsthand the experience of the topic.

Title of Digital Core Program #6 Origin
Real Life 101 (Beginning Nov 1, 2012) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturday @ 9:30 am, 4.2 The Nashville Network 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Real Life 101 is an eductional show for teens that lays the groundwork for life, college and career. This show presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carfully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience.

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
The Wiggles (Jan 5 - Feb 2, 2012) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 10 am 5
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Join The Wiggles as they sing and dance to your favorite songs with their friends Dorothy and the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Captain Feathersword, and Henry the Octopus!
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
The Chica Show (Beginning Feb 9, 2012) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 10:00 am 8
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Get ready for playful adventures with Chica as the doors of "The Costume Coop" open for business! Every preschooler loves to dress up and now they can join Chica, everyone's favorite chicken, for play dates that will take them under the sea, rocketing into space and time traveling back to caveman days. Set in a colorful, quirky shop stuffed to the beams with every kind of costume, accessory and prop imaginable. The Chica Show is a Sprout Original preschool sitcom that features animation, live-action and a whole lot of suprises.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
Pajanimals NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 10:30 am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Meet the Pajanimals - CowBella, Apollo, Sweetpea Sue, and Squacky - four snuggly friends who go on fun adventures and sing sweet night time songs to their preschool friends at home!
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
Poppy Cat NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 11:00 am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Join Poppy Cat and her friends as they embark on extraordinary adventures through fantastical lands. Seen through the eyes of Poppy's imaginative young owner, a little girl called Lara, each episode tells the take of a very special cat and her colorful band of friends.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
Justin Time NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 11:30 am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
It's time for an adventure! Watch Justin and his pals, Olive and Squidgy, as they become stars in the biggest stories of all time, told from every corner of the world!
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
Lazytown NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 12:00 pm 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The citizens of Lazytown learn the importance of things like eating right and exercising from the ultra-athletic superhero, Sportucus, who must stop the evil plots of Robbie Rotten, who hates physical activity, among other things.
Title of Planned Core Program #7 Origin
Noodle and Doodle NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 12:30 pm 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
2 years 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
All aboard the Noodle and Doodle bus! Craft, cook and play with Sean, Noodle and Doodle! Have fun learning to cook new and exciting recipes! Then, using recycled material from the recipe, make fun and exciting crafts for you and your child. Join Doggity and friends as they cook up another special treat!
Title of Planned Core Program #8 Origin
Gina D's Kid's Club NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 7 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 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
Gina D's Kids Club is a family-friendly program targeting pre-school children ages two through six. The show represents an attractive alterntive to current programming because Gina D's Kids Club is hosed by a positive adult femle role model, who connects wih young viewers in a gentle caring way. The major premise of Gina D's Kids Club is establishing and reinforcing positive values and behaviors through original songs and character performances that children will come to adopt and imitate.
Title of Planned Core Program #9 Origin
Mustard Pancakes NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 7:30 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 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
Mustard Pancakes is a television series for children featuring the lovable and talented Courtney Campbell and her family of fun loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of eveyday life from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives with her cat, Mr. D, her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly and inviting, a cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs and hearing stories.
Title of Planned Core Program #10 Origin
Real Life 101 NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 8 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Real Life 101 is an eductional show for teens that lays the groundwork for life, college and career. This show presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carfully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience.
Title of Planned Core Program #11 Origin
Ariel, Zoey & Eli, Too NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 8:30 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Ariel, Zoey and Eli too is a children's informational show hosted by three siblings; twin girls, Ariel and Zoey and their younger brother, Eli. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth best efforts and taking responsibility, which is a wonderful message for American youth.
Title of Planned Core Program #12 Origin
Passport To Explore NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 9 am 4.2 The Nashville Network 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Passport To Explore provides core programming in the area of geography and prevailing local customs related to the areas visited. Not only does the series present geographical and morays about the areas visited, but it aims to enrich children's lives by making them aware of the differences that exist and how enriching those difference can be to their own lives. Each episode provides information related to the specific area visted and gives an educational approach to its history. Passport To Explore uses the technique of near peer mentors ie, children to teach other children. Each episode employs children who ask questions and experience firsthand the experience of the topic.
Title of Planned Core Program #13 Origin
Real Life 101 NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday @ 9:30 am, 4.2 The Nashville Network 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Real Life 101 is an eductional show for teens that lays the groundwork for life, college and career. This show presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future. The careers and people featured are carfully selected in order to present vivid impressions that can be used by the series' young audience.

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
Donna Sexton 615-353-2214
Address E-mail Address
5700 Knob Road dsexton@wsmv.com
City State ZIP Code
Nashville TN 37209

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 provied to us by the 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 (12) and under. NBC's coverage of Red Bull Series #10, Sports Illustrated, Dew Tour and Major League Soccer caused The Wiggles to air in different time periods and dates.

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 Corporation
Date
01/04/2013
FCC Form 398
March 2006