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: 2014-03-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2014-04-07 18:33:42.286

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
WYZZ-TV  (analog)
28 (digital)
City State County ZIP Code
Bloomington IL McLean 61704
Licensee Name
Peoria (WYZZ-TV) Licensee, Inc.
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
FOX Peoria-Bloomington www.wyzz43.com
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
5875 2021-12-01 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. 3.50 hours
  (b) Did the Licensee broadcast on its main digital program stream the same Children's Core Programming provided on its analog channel? N
  (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. N
    If No to 7(c), submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation. View Statement of Explanation
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).
Rovicorp, Tribune, Music Reports, JPStar, FYI Television, and Macrovision.
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
Pets. TV SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Mondays at 7am (10/7/13-12/30/13) 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
Each episode features domestic and exotic pets and provides information regarding how each animal evolved to become a pet as well as the history and geographic origins of the pets. There are also interviews with professionals who not only provide advice about how to balance priorities, proper pet care, but also their own personal experience with the featured animal. The lessons regarding pets also can apply to children in their lives, perseverance, caring and seeking knowledge as they are encouraged to independently pursue more information and education regarding pets. Airs on "digital 1".

Title of Digital Core Program #2 Origin
Wild America SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Tuesdays at 7am (10/1/13-12/31/13) 14 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
The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Airs on "digital 1".

Title of Digital Core Program #3 Origin
Dragonfly TV SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Wednesdays at 7am (10/2/13-12/25/13) 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
This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. Airs on "digital 1".

Title of Digital Core Program #4 Origin
Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Thursdays at 7am (10/3/13-12/26/13) 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
It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Every week Jarod Miller travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, such as the need for speed or animal heroes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Airs on "digital 1".

Title of Digital Core Program #5 Origin
Sports Stars of Tomorrow SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Fridays at 7am (10/4/13-12/27/13) 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
This program shows the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize their goals in both life and the playing field are attainable with hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The program also provides in-depth, stories which reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Through these stories the viewer learns that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. Airs on "digital 1".

Title of Digital Core Program #6 Origin
Teen Kids News SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays at 12pm (10/5/13-12/28/13) 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
This program produces weekly educational features such as "College and You"(tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports for healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and avoiding internet predators. The program features weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates curiosity, develops learning and cognition, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of a teen's academic and educational experience. Airs on "digital 1".

Title of Digital Core Program #7 Origin
Career Day SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays at 7:30am (10/5/13-12/28/13) 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
This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. The motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: What do I want to be when I grow up? Airs on "digital 1".

Title of Digital Core Program #8 Origin
Ariel & Zoey, & Eli too (Zuus) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays at 7-8 a.m., 9-10a.m. 51 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
This program is a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, and empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids. 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 your best effort and taking responsibility. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. Airs on "digital 2".

Title of Digital Core Program #9 Origin
Steal the Show (Zuus) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays at 8-9 a.m. 27 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
Follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli and Grammy winner, Jim Peterik as they work together to record an album. The viewer is taken behind the scenes to learn all of the parts necessary in the recording process. The show uses the music they create to address issues and concerns of children today while encouraging them to set goals, go for their dreams, and being good citizens.

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
Pets. TV SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Mondays at 7am (1/6/14-3/31/14) 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
Each episode features domestic and exotic pets and provides information regarding how each animal evolved to become a pet as well as the history and geographic origins of the pets. There are also interviews with professionals who not only provide advice about how to balance priorities, proper pet care, but also their own personal experience with the featured animal. The lessons regarding pets also can apply to children in their lives, perseverance, caring and seeking knowledge as they are encouraged to independently pursue more information and education regarding pets. Airs on "digital 1".
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
Wild America SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Tuesdays at 7am (1/7/14-3/25/14) 12
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
The key objective of this program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent, their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series emphasis will be placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment. The goal of this program is for the viewer to achieve a greater understanding of nature and specific animal species with the aid of up close and detailed photography throughout the program. Through this understanding it is hoped that viewers will better relate to the natural environment as it exists in North America and learn to protect North America's animal species. Airs on "digital 1".
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
Dragonfly TV SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Wednesdays at 7am (1/1/14-3/26/14) 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
This program features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. Airs on "digital 1".
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Thursdays at 7am (1/2/14-3/27/14) 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
It is the mission of this program to inspire viewers to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. Every week Jarod Miller travels to zoos and aquariums to explore animals that fit a particular theme, such as the need for speed or animal heroes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. Airs on "digital 1".
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
Sports Stars of Tomorrow SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Fridays at 7am (1/3/14-3/28/14) 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
This program shows the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a true sports star. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become a top level performer in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize their goals in both life and the playing field are attainable with hard work and determination. It reinforces the importance of key values like dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement. The program also provides in-depth, stories which reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold our young athletes. Through these stories the viewer learns that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout one's life. Airs on "digital 1".
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
Teen Kids News SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 7am (1/4/14-3/29/14) 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
This program produces weekly educational features such as "College and You"(tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens, such as reports for healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and avoiding internet predators. The program features weekly headlines that present the news in a teen appropriate manner. The program stimulates curiosity, develops learning and cognition, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement of a teen's academic and educational experience. Airs on "digital 1"
Title of Planned Core Program #7 Origin
Career Day SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 7:30am (1/4/14-3/29/14) 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
This program guides young people to potential career paths by featuring inspirational interviews with successful celebrities, entrepreneurs, business people, such as world renowned brain surgeons to marine biologists who share their stories with young people about their careers. The motivational show is fun and exciting and tries to help kids answer the age old question: What do I want to be when I grow up? Airs on "digital 1".
Title of Planned Core Program #8 Origin
Ariel & Zoey and Eli too (Zuus) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 7-8 a.m. and 9-10a.m. 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
This program is a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, and empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids. 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 your best effort and taking responsibility. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. Airs on "digital 2".
Title of Planned Core Program #9 Origin
Steal the Show (Zuus) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays at 8-9a.m. 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
Follow Ariel, Zoey and Eli and Grammy winner, Jim Peterik as they work together to record an album. The viewer is taken behind the scenes to learn all of the parts necessary in the recording process. The show uses the music they create to address issues and concerns of children today while encouraging them to set goals, go for their dreams, and being good citizens.

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
Denise Stanley (309) 688-3131
Address E-mail Address
3131 N. University Street dstanley@cunninghambroadcasting.com
City State ZIP Code
Peoria IL 61604

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.
During the 1st quarter of 2014, WYZZ aired in excess of 100 public service announcements. Topics include but were not limited to Childhood Obesity,Arts Blast Off, Child Oral Health,Big Brothers, Clean Hand Awareness, etc.

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
Peoria (WYZZ-TV) Licensee, Inc.
Date
04/07/2014
FCC Form 398
March 2006