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: 2006-06-30 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2006-07-10 10:21:08.93

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
WHNS 21 (analog)
City State County ZIP Code
Greenville SC GREENVILLE 29615
Licensee Name
Meredith Corporation
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
FOX Greenville-Spart-Ashvlle-Ands www.foxcarolina.com
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
72300 2004-12-01 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). 3.70 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).
Associated Press, Bergen Record, Chicago Tribune, Gulf Sports Radio, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Times, New York Post, New York Times, Newark Star Ledger, Newsday, Prevue Networks, Reuters, Sports Illustrated, Sports Menu, Sports Vue, Sygma News, Tel-Aire Publications,Tribune Media Services, TV Data, TV Guide, Total TV/Cable Guide, TV Listings, USA Today, VITAC, Video Viewing,World Syndicate, Worldnow.com, Greenville News, Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Asheville Citizen Times, Anderson Independent
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
SHERLOCK HOLMES IN THE 22ND CENTURY SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sun. @8:00am (4/2-6/25/06) 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
This series is desgined to build problem-solving and informational management skills and to model the pro-social values associated with enduring friendships and effective teamwork. Problem solving themes are illustrated in each episode which also demonstrate fundamental principles of gathering, evaluating, and interpreting information and using it to imagine, present and test plausible scenarios. It is the intent of this series to motivate children to see critical thinking and team problem-solving as exciting, fun and within their capacity.
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
TROLLZ SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sat. @ 7:00am & 7:30am(4/1-6/24/06)& Sun. 7:00am & 7:30am(4/2-6/25/06) 52 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
6 years 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The series engages and entertains 8-12 year olds while portraying and promoting positive character development and interpersonal skills relevant to issues that confront today's children. The characters figure out what it means to be a good citizen, a good friend, a good person. They face such issues as accepting responsibility even at personal cost, how to deal with jealousy, what being a good friend really means, respect for differences and recognition of the power of diversity, when to ask for help and when to be self-reliant, the value of cooperating, the dangers of procrastination, and the importance of being oneself. They make mistakes but they correct them and learn from them. They help each other, teach each other and care for each other.
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
ANIMAL RESCUE SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays @ 12:00pm (4/1-6/24/06) 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
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
"Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Title of Analog Core Program #4 Origin
THIS WEEK IN BASEBALL NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays @ 12:30pm beg. 5/20/06 5 1
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
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 Week In Baseball highlights the pro-social on and off the field activities of MLB's leading players and coaches, working with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASP). This Week In Baseball seeks to provide today's youth with educational messages that can have an impact on development of positive lifestyle behaviors. The program portrays the positive outcomes that result from dedication, hard work, self-disciplen, teamwork, practice and personal responsibilities. The program also relates the achievements and experiences of baseball players to potential achievements in life.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
6 1 1
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
6/10/06 @ 12:30pm 6/10/06 @ 3:30pm Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Y
Reason for Preemption SPORTS
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
WINX CLUB NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sat. @ 9:30am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
6 years 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"WINX Club" utilizes fairy castles, magical caverns and timeless villages as a backdrop for coming-of-age lessons, group problem-solving, cooperative investigations and the important social and emotional learning opportunities that children need to develop the valuable emotional competencies of resilience, empathy and self-confidence. In each episode, as conflict arises, the fairies pool together their unique capabilities to find a solution comprised of the sum total of their special talents. Life scenarios that commonly worry children, from feeling vulnerable and powerless to beging lost or separated from loved ones, are enacted throughout the series and a variety of practical behavioral solutions are presented. "WINX Club" promotes the development of social skills, with actions such as speaking kindly to others, doing good for one's community, and managing anger appropriately, integrated into the show's humor. These social competencies are now considered legitimate and necessary objectives of school curricula.

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.
Title of Analog Non-Core Program #1 Origin
TROLLZ SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sat. @ 6:30am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
8 years 12 years
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Y
If Yes, does the Licensee identify each program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Y
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. §73.673? Y
Description of Program
The series engages and entertains 8-12 year olds while portraying and promoting positive character development and interpersonal skills relevant to issues that confront today's children. The characters figure out what it means to be a good citizen, a good friend, a good person. They face such issues as accepting responsibility even at personal cost, how to deal with jealousy, what being a good friend really means, respect for differences and recdognition of the power of diversity, when to ask for help and when to be self-reliant, the value of cooperating, the dangers of procrastination, and the importance of being oneself. They make mistakes but they correct them and learn from them. They help each other, teach each other and care for each other.
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)
 
Title of Analog Non-Core Program #2 Origin
WINX CLUB NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 10:00am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
6 years 11 years
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Y
If Yes, does the Licensee identify each program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Y
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. §73.673? Y
Description of Program
"WINX Club" utilizes fairy castles, magical caverns and timeless villages as a backdrop for coming-of-age lessons, group problem-solving, cooperative investigations and the important social and emotional learning opportunities that children need to develop the valuable emotional competencies of resilience, empathy and self-confidence. In each episode, as conflict arises, the fairies pool together their unique capabilities to find a solution comprised of the sum total of their special talents. Life scenarios that commonly worry children, from feeling vulnerable and powerless to beging lost or separated from loved ones, are enacted throughout the series and a variety of practical behavioral solutions are presented. "WINX Club" promotes the development of social skills, with actions such as speaking kindly to others, doing good for one's community, and managing anger appropriately, integrated into the show's humor. These social competencies are now considered legitimate and necessary objectives of school curricula.
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)
 
Title of Analog Non-Core Program #3 Origin
MAGICAL DOREMI NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 8:00am; Saturdays 8:30am 26 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 7 years
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Y
If Yes, does the Licensee identify each program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Y
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. §73.673? Y
Description of Program
"Magical DoReMi" encourages the development of fundamental social-emotional learning abilities in young children. Utilizing the backdrop of shared fantasy adventures, "Dorie", "Reanne" and "Mirabelle", are empowered by their unique talents and personal courage to explore the challenges of emerging friendships and group cooperation. The EI series chronicles the escapades of these imaginative "Whitchlings" (witches-in-training) as they increase their self-confidence, accomplish successful magical endeavors and respond to age-appropriate humor. A significant educational purpose of "Magical DoReMi" is to inspire empathy and to support the social-emotional underpinnings of tolerance and loyalty. Storylines are designed to reinforce the importance of kindness as well as provide opportunities for modeling understanding and compassion for those who look and behave differently, or are less fortunate. Common pre-school and early school situation--from feeling unpopular and vulnerable--to being lost or experiencing an embarrassing failure in front of others - receive a variety of age-appropriate solutions. Secondary educational concepts also include the introduction of music as a learning tool and multi-cultural means of communication.
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)
 

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.  
  (b) Did the Licensee broadcast on its main digital program stream the same Children's Core Programming provided on its analog channel?  
  (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.  
    If No to 7(c), submit as an Exhibit a 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.  
  (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.  
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?  
  (b) Identify publishers who were sent information in 9(a).
 
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.
    [There are no digital core program reports.]
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?  
  (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.  
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
ANIMAL RESCUE SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sat. @ 12:00pm (7/1-8/26/06) Sun.@7:00am (9/3-9/24/06) 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
"Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
SHERLOCK HOLMES IN THE 22ND CENTURY SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sun.@ 8:00a (7/1-9/3/06) Sat @ 7:00a & 7:30a (7/8-9/2/06) Sun @7:00a & 7:30a (7/9-9/3/06) 45
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
This series is desgined to build problem-solving and informational management skills and to model the pro-social values associated with enduring friendships and effective teamwork. Problem solving themes are illustrated in each episode which also demonstrate fundamental principles of gathering, evaluating, and interpreting information and using it to imagine, present and test plausible scenarios. It is the intent of this series to motivate children to see critical thinking and team problem-solving as exciting, fun and within their capacity.necessary objectives of school curricula.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
WINX CLUB NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays @ 9:30a 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
6 years 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"WINX Club" utilizes fairy castles, magical caverns and timeless villages as a backdrop for coming-of-age lessons, group problem-solving, cooperative investigations and the important social and emotional learning opportunities that children need to develop the valuable emotional competencies of resilience, empathy and self-confidence. In each episode, as a conflict arises, the fairies pool together their unique capabilities to find a solution comprised of the sum total of their special talents. Life scenarios that commonly worry children, from feeling vulnerable and powerless to being lost or separated from loved ones, are enacted throughout the series and a variety of practical behaviorial solutions are presented. "WINX Club" promotes the development of social skills, with actions such as speaking kindly to others, doing good for one's community, and managing anger appropriately, integrated into the show's humor. These social competencies are now condidered legitimate and necessary objectives of school curricula.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
THIS WEEK IN BASEBALL NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays, 12:30pm (7/1-8/26/06) 9
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 Week In Baseball highlights the pro-social on and off the field activities of MLB's leading players and coaches, working with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASP). This Week In Baseball seeks to provide today's youth with educational messages that can have an impact on development of positive lifestyle behaviors. The program portrays the positive outcomes that result from dedication, hard work, self-disciplen, teamwork, practice and personal responsibilities. The program also relates the achievements and experiences of baseball players to potential achievements in life.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
BEAKMAN'S WORLD SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays @ 7:00a and 7:30a (beg. 9/23/06) 4
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
Ever wonder why the sky is blue? How some of the more endearing bodily functions happen? How a cat produces a purr? "Beakman's World" answers these questions and more by taking kids of all ages on exciting half-hour adventures revealing how nature, science and the world work. Through all the Beakman zaniness, these principles are connected to daily life in meaningful and revealing ways. Beakman is the irreverent and inquisitive scientist who has dedicated himself to answering kids' questions. He is joined in his eclectic laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with, and sometimes hinder, Beakman's eye-popping experiments. In conjunction with the supplier of this syndicated program, WHNS(TV) has determined that a significant purpose of the programming is to serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under. However, the syndicator has not yet supplied WHNS(TV) with a final specific program description. WHNS(TV) will obtain that description and re-evaluate the program's compliance with the FCC's requirements for educational/information children's programming prior to commencing broadcast of the program.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
KID GUIDES SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays @ 8:30a beg. 9/3/06 4
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
6 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Kid Guides is an exciting, weekly television show where two kid hosts travel the world and visit the best zoos, museums, aquariums, and other family destinations. They tour the facilities like regular visitors and get behind the scenes to experience the locations in a way most kids can only dream of. In conjunction with the supplier of this syndicated program, WHNS(TV) has determined that a significant purpose of the programming is to serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under. However, the syndicator has not yet supplied WHNS(TV) with a final specific program description. WHNS(TV) will obtain that description and re-evaluate the program's compliance with the FCC's requirements for educational/information children's programming prior to commencing broadcast of the program.
Title of Planned Core Program #7 Origin
REALLY WILD ANIMALS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays @ 7:30a beg. 9/10/06 3
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
12 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Come along on a wild African safari with Spin, National Geographic's animated globe-on-the-go. From the Serengeti Plain to the Kalahari Desert, experience the amazing ways that animals like cheetahs, crocodiles, rhinos and elephants survive. You'll learn about life in a lion pride, what it's like to be a chimp, and much more. It's the wild spirit of African animals as captured by the world's finest filmmakers - plus exciting music videos too! You're in for an exciting, fun-filled ride when you go on a SWINGING SAFARI - just one of the many Really Wild Animals adventures in this award-winning series. In conjunction with the supplier of this syndicated program, WHNS(TV) has determined that a significant purpose of the programming is to serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under. However, the syndicator has not yet supplied WHNS(TV) with a final specific program description. WHNS(TV) will obtain that description and re-evaluate the program's compliance with the FCC's requirements for educational/information children's programming prior to commencing broadcast of the program
Title of Planned Core Program #8 Origin
SAFARI TRACKS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays @ 8:00a beg. 9/10/06 3
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
12 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Safari Tracks is an exciting and entertaining series of half-hour programs focused entirely on African wildlife. Filmed in exotic African locations, every show will explore the magnificent and mysterious world of Africa's animals, all in their natural habitat. Led by Ushaka, the show's young South African host, Safari Tracks takes the viewer from the brushlands of the Savanna to the great Okavango, from the greatest game reserves to the most remote beaches of Madagascar - and beyond! We'll see everything from rare African birds to "creepy crawlers" to animal babies interacting with their mothers and siblings. Safari Tracks will educate young viewers about wildlife conservation and show them how to better support efforts to protect endangered species. All of this while remaining fun, fast-paced and always surprising. In conjunction with the supplier of this syndicated program, WHNS(TV) has determined that a significant purpose of the programming is to serve the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under. However, the syndicator has not yet supplied WHNS(TV) with a final specific program description. WHNS(TV) will obtain that description and re-evaluate the program's compliance with the FCC's requirements for educational/information children's programming prior to commencing broadcast of the program.

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
Susan Hodgins (864) 288-2100
Address E-mail Address
21 Interstate CT susan.hodgins@foxcarolina.com
City State ZIP Code
Greenville SC

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.

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
7/10/2006
FCC Form 398
March 2006