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

Report reflects information for the filing period ending: 2008-03-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2008-04-08 10:17:38.263

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
WHNS 21 (analog)
57 (digital)
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). 3.50 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, Tribune Media, FYI TV, TV Media, VV Inc., Greenville News, Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Anderson Independent, Asheville Citizen Times
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
Beakman's World SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays, 7:00am and 7:30am 26 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
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 works. Through all of 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 indure, Beakman's eye-popping experiments. Beakman's World deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. The scientific content of the series overlaps with a significant number of standards of science education that are prevalent in the cirricula of today's schools.
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
The Adrenaline Project NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays, 11:30am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
The Adrenaline Project is a health and fitness adventure series designed to inform, instruct and inspire viewers aged 13-16. Through competitive physical challenges and exhilarating sports events, viewers connect with a diverse group of teen athletes as they challenge their physical and mental abilities, enhance their thinking skills and manage excitement, risk and disappointment. Skill development, practice and encouragement enable contestants to bring their personal best into a weekly competition and -win or lose- take pride in themselves and their accomplishments. Further educational and informative content is provided through an exciting multi-media presentation that offers historical context for the locations and experiences that the athletes encounter, as well as informative insights about physical exercise, teamwork and emotional well-being.
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
Animal Rescue SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays, 7:00am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
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
Dog Tales SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays, 7:30am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs.
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
Safari Tracks SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays, 8:00am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Safari Tracks is a program with content grounded in the natural world, joining video photography of living animals engaged in natural activities with an accompanying narrative that enlightens both these activities and other aspects of natural life in general and the animal kingdom specifically. Real data is plentiful and entertainingly presented. Safari Tracks uses an approach that, while entertaining to an audience range of 13-16 year olds, highlights the information and educational aspects of the animal kingdon in the given environment of Africa. There is no question that an audience of young people continues to gain worthwhile information and concepts from this series, delivered with an enlightened attitude toward nature, science, and the environment. Viewers receive topic points that bring together many areas of science tied together by their applications in the animal world. Safari Tracks has increased its educational content while maintaining the appeal of its visual entertainment. The series lends itself to respect for the natural world and initiates discussion of issues relating to that world and encourages drawing of conclusions based upon information presented.
Title of Analog Core Program #6 Origin
Kid Guides SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays, 8:30am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Kid Guides is a series for kids by kids. This award winning, action packed series takes kids behind the scenes of some of the top zoos, aquariums, museums, and other destinations in the world. Our kid guides learn about the working of the locations as well as the science behind what it takes to run the places. Whether it is learning about how to care for a white tiger, how to be a zookeeper, how to handle snakes, or how to take underwater pictures, our hosts dive right in. Specific educational segments also enhance the learning opportunities. The Book Corner discusses books that are relevant to what we saw at this week's location. Explorer's Corner covers a wide variety of educational topics that fascinate children. The Animal Star segment highlights a particular animal that may be overlooked, but presents a variety of educational experiences.

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? 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, Tribune Media, FYI TV, TV Media, VV Inc., Greenville News, Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Anderson Independent, Asheville Citizen Times
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
Crash, Bang, Splat! SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays, 7:00am; 7:30am; 8:00am; 8:30am; 9:00am; 9:30am 78 2
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
8 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Crash, Bang, Splat! is a magazine program aimed at involving 8-12 year old children in fun scientific activities. Each episode shows children from a range of nationalities and backgrounds joining in a number of science-based activities, experiments and games, all of which can be repeated by the audience, as they only use readily available material. An explanation of the scientific concepts involved accompanies each activity. A full time science educational expert was involved with the series throughout scripting and production to ensure that the activities and science concepts involved were suitable for the age group and expressed in understandable language. The underlying purpose is to interest children in scientific activities and concepts, so after the program concludes they will continue these activities on their own to increase knowledge of science.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
78 2 2
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
1/20/08 1/20/08 at 10:00am Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? N
Reason for Preemption OTHER
Preemption #2
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
1/20/08 1/20/08 at 10:30am Y
If rescheduled, were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? N
Reason for Preemption OTHER

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
Beakman's World (analog and digital 21.1) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays, 7:00am and 7:30am 26
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 works. Through all of 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 indure, Beakman's eye-popping experiments. Beakman's World deals with science and the task of making science accessible and understandable. The scientific content of the series overlaps with a significant number of standards of science education that are prevalent in the cirricula of today's schools.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
Adrenaline Project (analog and digital 21.1) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays, 11:30am (4/5/08) 1
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 Adrenaline Project is a health and fitness adventure series designed to inform, instruct and inspire viewers aged 13-16. Through competitive physical challenges and exhilarating sports events, viewers connect with a diverse group of teen athletes as they challenge their physical and mental abilities, enhance their thinking skills and manage excitement, risk and disappointment. Skill development, practice and encouragement enable contestants to bring their personal best into a weekly competition and -win or lose- take pride in themselves and their accomplishments. Further educational and informative content is provided through an exciting multi-media presentation that offers historical context for the locations and experiences that the athletes encounter, as well as informative insights about physical exercise, teamwork and emotional well-being.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
This Week In Baseball (analog and digital 21.1) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturday's 12:00noon 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 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-discipline, 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 #4 Origin
Animal Rescue (analog and digital 21.1) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays, 7:00am 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 #5 Origin
Dog Tales (analog and digital 21.1) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays, 7:30am 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
Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care tips, as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
Safari Tracks (analog and digital 21.1) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays, 8:00am 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
Safari Tracks is a program with content grounded in the natural world, joining video photography of living animals engaged in natural activities with an accompanying narrative that enlightens both these activities and other aspects of natural life in general and the animal kingdom specifically. Real data is plentiful and entertainingly presented. Safari Tracks uses an approach that, while entertaining to an audience range of 13-16 year olds, highlights the information and educational aspects of the animal kingdon in the given environment of Africa. There is no question that an audience of young people continues to gain worthwhile information and concepts from this series, delivered with an enlightened attitude toward nature, science, and the environment. Viewers receive topic points that bring together many areas of science tied together by their applications in the animal world. Safari Tracks has increased its educational content while maintaining the appeal of its visual entertainment. The series lends itself to respect for the natural world and initiates discussion of issues relating to that world and encourages drawing of conclusions based upon information presented.
Title of Planned Core Program #7 Origin
Kid Guides (analog and digital 21.1) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays, 8:30am 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
Kid Guides is a series for kids by kids. This award winning, action packed series takes kids behind the scenes of some of the top zoos, aquariums, museums, and other destinations in the world. Our kid guides learn about the working of the locations as well as the science behind what it takes to run the places. Whether it is learning about how to care for a white tiger, how to be a zookeeper, how to handle snakes, or how to take underwater pictures, our hosts dive right in. Specific educational segments also enhance the learning opportunities. The Book Corner discusses books that are relevant to what we saw at this week's location. Explorer's Corner covers a wide variety of educational topics that fascinate children. The Animal Star segment highlights a particular animal that may be overlooked, but presents a variety of educational experiences.
Title of Planned Core Program #8 Origin
Crash, Bang, Splat! (digital 21.2) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays, 7:00am; 7:30am; 8:00am; 8:30am; 9:00am; 9:30am 78
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
8 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Crash, Bang, Splat! is a magazine program aimed at involving 8-12 year old children in fun scientific activities. Each episode shows children from a range of nationalities and backgrounds joining in a number of science-based activities, experiments and games, all of which can be repeated by the audience, as they only use readily available material. An explanation of the scientific concepts involved accompanies each activity. A full time science educational expert was involved with the series throughout scripting and production to ensure that the activities and science concepts involved were suitable for the age group and expressed in understandable language. The underlying purpose is to interest children in scientific activities and concepts, so after the program concludes they will continue these activities on their own to increase knowledge of science. Airs on 21.2 channel.
Title of Planned Core Program #9 Origin
Winx Club (analog and digital 21.1) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays, 11:30a beg. 4/12/08 12
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
The fashionable, contemporary and "cool" Winx Club fairies participate in traditional fairy-tale sequences, including good vs. evil, the known vs. the unknown, to address many of the current-day problems that youngsters face. In each episode, as a conflict arises, the fairies pool their unique capabilities to find a solution comprised of the sum total of their special talents. In this way, each fairy's individual contribution is valued and the whole becomes much greater than the sum of its parts. Life scenarios that commonly worry children - from feeling vulnerable and powerless to being lost and separated from loved ones, are enacted throughout the series and a variety of practical behavioral solutions are presented.

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 864-213-2114
Address E-mail Address
21 Interstate Court susan.hodgins@foxcarolina.com
City State ZIP Code
Greenville SC 29615

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
04/08/2008
FCC Form 398
March 2006