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: 2008-12-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2009-01-06 14:38:55.1

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
WNEM-TV (analog)
22 (digital)
City State County ZIP Code
BAY CITY MI BAY 48706
Licensee Name
MEREDITH CORPORATION
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
CBS Flint-Saginaw-Bay City WWW.WNEM.COM
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
41221 2005-10-01 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).
The CBS Television Network provides information identifying the core programs it supplies to stations affiliated with the Network, including an indication of the target child audience, to the following publishers of program guides: TV Guide, TV Data Technologies, Tribune Media Services, and Kidsnet Media Guide and News.
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
CARE BEARS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-TV SATURDAY 11:30AM-12:00pm 10/1/08-12/31/08 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
5 years 7 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
CARE BEARS ARE FUNNY, COLORFUL BEARS WITH A SPECIAL WAY OF CARING AND A BELLY BADGE TO MATCH. CHEER BEAR, FUNSHINE, SHARE BEAR, GRUMPY AND OOPSY LIVE IN THE BEAUTIFUL CLOUD WORLD OF CARE-A-LOT. THEY USE CARING HEARTS AND THEIR POWERFUL BELLY BADGES TO HELP EACH OTHER AND TO THWART THE EVIL PLOTS OF GRIZZLE, A BAD BEAR WITH HIS OWN FLYING LAIR. THROUGH IT ALL THE CARE BEARS HELP KIDS UNDERSTAND CARING AND FEELINGS!
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-TV SATURDAY 11:00AM-11:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
3 years 6 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FOLLOWS THE GOOD-HEARTED AND LOVEABLE ADVENTURES OF STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE AND HER FRIENDS WHO LIVE TOGETHER IN THE "BERRY SWEET" WORLD OF STRAWBERRYLAND. WITH DARLING AND MISCHIEVOUS CHARACTERS LIKE HER SISTER APPLE DUMPLIN, HER FRIENDS, HUCKLEBERRY PIE, GINGER SNAP, ORANGE BLOSSOM AND ANGEL CAKE, AND HER PETS, CUSTARD AND PUPCAKE, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE AND HER FRIENDS GROW BETTER ALL THE TIME EXPLORING WHIMSICAL NEW LANDS WHILE LEARNING VALUABLE LESSONS.
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
CAKE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-TV SATURDAY 7:00AM-7:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
8 years 12 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
CAKE is a live-action show-within-a-show about a teenage girl by the name of Cake, who, with the help of three friends, produces a cable access show. The series is designed to provide the viewers with two integrated levels of educational and informational experiences. On one level, each episode provides actual instruction regarding specific activities, with hands-on examples related to the design and use of various fabrics, the making of clothes, the crafting of useful home, school, play, and household items, and other forms of creative expression. The other level in the episode provides an opportunity for the viewers to learn about social and emotional themes such as the value of honesty, the importance of personal worth and self-esteem, the meaning of friendship, the value of having a healthy life-style, and other prosocial concepts that are developmentally appropriate for this age-group. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Title of Analog Core Program #4 Origin
HORSELAND NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-TV SATURDAY 7:30AM-8:00AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 11 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
SUSHI PACK NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-TV SUNDAY 11:30AM-12:00PM 10/1/08-12/31/08 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 11 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
SUSHI PACK PORTRAYS THE HILARIOUS ADVENTURES OF FOUR SMALL PIECES OF SUSHI, AND AN EVEN SMALLER GLOB OF WASABI MUSTARD, WHO ARE ACCIDENTLY IRRADIATED AND SPRING TO LIFE WITH BUT ONE DESIRE-TO BE THE WORLD'S GREATEST HEROES! SUSHI PACK IS THE STORY OF HOW THESE FIVE "FINGER FOODS OF FREEDOM" EXPLORE THE ATTRIBUTES AND LEARN THE BEHAVIORS THAT DEFINE TRUE HEROES-AS THEY NEGOTIATE AN ARRAY OF COMICALLY INEPT VILLIANS WHO PLOT TO CONQUER THE WORLD-OR AT LEAST, WHARF CITY!
Title of Analog Core Program #6 Origin
DINO SQUAD NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-TV SUNDAY 11:00AM-11:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 11 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
DINO SQUAD FOLLOWS FIVE QUIRKY, HIGHLY DISPARATE TEENAGERS WHO SUDDENLY GAIN THE POWER TO TRANSFORM INTO DINOSAURS. THESE UNLIKELY TEAMMATES MUST LEARN TO GET ALONG DESPITE THEIR DIFFERENCES AS THEY STRUGGLE TO BALANCE THE ORDINARY ADOLESCENT CHANGES OF SCHOOLWORK, FRIENDSHIPS, EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND FAMILY LIFE WITH THE EXTRAORDINARY RESPONSIBILITY OF BEING DINOSAUR HEROES WHO MUST KEEP THEIR POWERS AND IDENTITIES A SECRET AS THEY WORK TOGETHER TO FEND OFF THE EFFORTS OF A MAD SCIENTIST (ACTUALLY A PREHISTORIC DINOSAUR IN HUMAN DISGUISE) WHO IS CREATING "MUTANT-SAURS" AND ACCELERATING GLOBAL WARMING IN HIS QUEST TO BRING BACK THE AGE OF THE DINOSAURS.

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. 8.50 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 Technologies, Tribune Media Services, and Kidsnet Media Guide and News.
10. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program.
   
Title of Digital Core Program #1 Origin
GLADIATORS 2000 SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 7:00AM-7:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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 educational and health focused competition provides kids with a very clear message: develop a healthy body and mind. Throughout the program, several vignettes air regarding physical health, teamwork, and nutrition. Kids compete as a team in physical challenges that deal with the body. After the challenges are completed, kids will be asked trivia questions by the hosts coinciding with the vignettes. The program concludes with the Eliminator, which mixes both physical and mental challenges.

Title of Digital Core Program #2 Origin
ANIMAL RESCUE SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 7:30AM-8:00AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
Animal Rescue serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and informational about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.

Title of Digital Core Program #3 Origin
MY BEDBUGS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 8:00AM-8:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
2 years 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
MY BEDBUGS IS A QUALITY CHILDREN'S PROGRAM THAT UNITES EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT. EACH EPISODE DELIVERS A COLLECTION OF SONGS AND PLAYFUL ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES TO ENJOY AND IS DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS.

Title of Digital Core Program #4 Origin
ZODIAC ISLAND SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 8:30AM-9:00AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
5 years 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Zodiac Island's programming objective for children ages 5-8 is to provide positive uplifting stories, teach acceptance, and being a good role model family values. Throughout each episode, kids are taught various lessons, such as learning more about numbers and letters. In addition, each episode is designed to show that having a positive attitude is the always the best option in situations.

Title of Digital Core Program #5 Origin
WHAT'S UP, QUE PASA? SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 9:00AM-9:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
WHAT'S UP! QUE PASA? IS A WEEKLY MULTI-CULTURAL SHOW THAT EMPHASIZES WHAT WE HAVE IN COMMON WITH OTHER CULTURES WHILE TEACHING TODAY'S YOUTH TO APPRECIATE OUR DIFFERENCES. EVERY WEEK, THE SHOW BILINGUALLY PRESENTS A NEW THEME, SUCH AS CROSS-CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING, THE DANGERS OF DRUGS AND SMOKING, AND READING APPRECIATION, TO NAME A FEW, THROUGH A HIP COMBINATION OF RAP AND HUMOR. EACH EPISODE IS A FAST-PACED HALF HOUR OF MUSIC, HUMOR AND ON-LOCATION ANTICS THAT KEEPS CHILDREN ENTERTAINED WHILE EDUCATING THEM IN LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT, CROSS CULTURAL AWARENESS AND POSITIVE MORAL AND HEALTH CHOICES. EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL SEGMENTS BY THE HOSTS INCLUDE HEALTH RAP, TRAVEL TIME, DJ'S MAILBOX, PAPA'S SHOW & TELL AND STORY TIME.

Title of Digital Core Program #6 Origin
JANE'S SEW AND SO SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 9:30AM-10:00AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
Jane's Sew & So is an educational series for teens that sparks their creativity, awakens their imaginations and help them discover their independence by creating their own unique fashions. Working one on one with her student, Jane gently instructs and guides with clear cut explanations and graphics. Jane's teaching style encourages teens to be themselves and feel good about their abilities. The net result is not only a newly made outfit or accessory but also an increase in a teen's self-esteem!

Title of Digital Core Program #7 Origin
WHADDYADO SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 10:00AM-10:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
WHADDYADO IS A WEEKLY HALF HOUR EDUCATIONAL SERIES WHICH CHRONICLES REAL-LIFE STORIES INVOLVING ORDINARY TEENS WHO FIND THEMSELVES CAUGHT IN PERILOUS AND CHALLENGING SITUATIONS. THROUGH DRAMATIC RE-ENACTMENTS, OR REAL LIFE FOOTAGE, WHADDYADO SKILLFULLY DOCUMENTS THESE EVENTS, INTERVIEWS THE PARTCIPANTS, AND TALKS TO VARIOUS EXPERTS, WHO EXPLAIN HOW BEST TO REACT. ALSO, IN AN EFFORT TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION AT THE RIGHT MOMENT, THERE IS A MORAL DILEMMA SEGMENT FEATURED IN EACH SHOW. WHADDYADO IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE, INSPIRE AND ENTERTAIN CHILDREN 16 AND YOUNGER ABOUT THE WORLD AROUND THEM. EACH EPISODE IS AN EDUCATIONAL LIFE-LESSON, BASED ON REALITY.

Title of Digital Core Program #8 Origin
AWESOME ADVENTURES SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 10:30AM-11:00AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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 TAKES KIDS, AGES 13-16, ON INCREDIBLE JOURNEYS ALL OVER THE WORLD. THE DESTINATIONS AND ACTIVITIES ARE DIVERSE, FROM SNOWBOARDING DOWN THE ALPS, TO VISITING A RAIN FOREST IN COSTA RICA. THE GOAL IS TO MAKE THIS SERIES TRULY INSPIRATIONAL. ENTERTAINING AND "FAMILY FRIENDLY."

Title of Digital Core Program #9 Origin
DOG TALES SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 11:00AM-11:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
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, AND PROMOTES CHILDREN'S WRITING AND CREATIVE SKILLS WITH ESSAY AND ART CONTESTS.

Title of Digital Core Program #10 Origin
MISSING SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 11:30AM-12:00PM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
Missing serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Title of Digital Core Program #11 Origin
DISTANT ROADTRIPS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 8:00AM-8:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
Distant Roadtrips is a half-hour program designed to entertain and inform 13 to 16 year old kids. By watching the program, kids can experience the sights and sounds of a standard roadtrip destination through the hosts traveling in a RV camper. In addition, the hosts of the program inform kids about the local legends, special attractions, and various cultures encountered through each destination. During the course of the program, the hosts will offer useful RV tips while traveling on the road.

Title of Digital Core Program #12 Origin
ANIMAL ATLAS CLASSICS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 8:30AM-9:00AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
ANIMAL ATLAS CLASSICS IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE AND INFORM KIDS AGE 13 TO 16. THE CLASSIC COLLECTION MAINTAINS THE SERIES' CONNECTION WITH EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS CONSISTENT WITH NATIONALLY PUBLISHED CURRICULUM GOALS IN THE NATURAL SCIENCES.

Title of Digital Core Program #13 Origin
AQUA KIDS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 9:00AM-9:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
Aqua Kids is an award-winning children's program dedicated to educating young people about the importance of protecting marine environments and the animals that live there. For over 7 years, host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew have traveled the globe, sharing their adventures and what they've learned about preserving a world for everyone to explore.

Title of Digital Core Program #14 Origin
CRITTER GITTERS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 9:30AM-10:00AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Critter Gitters is a half-hour live action television series. Critter Gitters is about a group of neighborhood kids who join forces with a couple of veterinarians and an inventive professor to become a search and rescue unit, a detective agency, and a police force for animals. The team works with authorities to solve animal mysteries, puzzling cases and even international crimes involving animals of every size, shape and species. Each episode contains educational material and information about science, animals, and geography, while The Critter Gitters solve moral and ethical dilemmas that face children in everyday life.

Title of Digital Core Program #15 Origin
ANIMAL RESCUE (SECOND RUN) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 10:00AM-10:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
Animal Rescue serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and informational about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.

Title of Digital Core Program #16 Origin
B IN TUNE TV SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT 2 SUNDAY 10:30AM-11:00AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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
B IN TUNE TV IS A TELEVISION PROGRAM THAT EDUCATES AND INSPIRES VIEWERS AGED 13 TO 16 TO "BE IN TUNE AND STAY IN TUNE" IN ALL THEIR ASPECTS OF ALL THEIR LIFE USING MUSIC AS A POSITIVE MEDIUM IN REACHING THEIR GOALS.

Title of Digital Core Program #17 Origin
GLADIATORS 2000 (SECOND RUN) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 11:00AM-11:30AM 10/1/08-12/31/08 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 educational and health focused competition provides kids with a very clear message: develop a healthy body and mind. Throughout the program, several vignettes air regarding physical health, teamwork, and nutrition. Kids compete as a team in physical challenges that deal with the body. After the challenges are completed, kids will be asked trivia questions by the hosts coinciding with the vignettes. The program concludes with the Eliminator, which mixes both physical and mental challenges.

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
CAKE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-TV SATURDAY 7:00AM-7:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 13
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
CAKE is a live-action show-within-a-show about a teenage girl by the name of Cake, who, with the help of three friends, produces a cable access show. The series is designed to provide the viewers with two integrated levels of educational and informational experiences. On one level, each episode provides actual instruction regarding specific activities, with hands-on examples related to the design and use of various fabrics, the making of clothes, the crafting of useful home, school, play, and household items, and other forms of creative expression. The other level in the episode provides an opportunity for the viewers to learn about social and emotional themes such as the value of honesty, the importance of personal worth and self-esteem, the meaning of friendship, the value of having a healthy life-style, and other prosocial concepts that are developmentally appropriate for this age-group. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
HORSELAND NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-TV SATURDAY 7:30AM-8:00AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 13
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
HORSELAND is an animated series about five girls and two boys who live in spectacular countryside that houses a farm called Horseland. Each of these main characters has a special horse whose personality is similar to its owner's. Horseland and its unique approach of integrating the personality of the main characters and animals serve to reinforce prosocial themes. Horseland is also a "coming of age" series in which viewers experience and learn from the social interactions, hopes, dreams, and even fears of this group of culturally diverse adolescents. From this background, the experiences of sharing, caring, compromise, friendship, respect, and competition emerge to provide the young viewers with social and emotional guidelines for better understanding many of the life-lessons they need to learn as they grow and develop. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-TV SATURDAY 11:00AM-11:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FOLLOWS THE GOOD-HEARTED AND LOVEABLE ADVENTURES OF STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE AND HER FRIENDS WHO LIVE TOGETHER IN THE "BERRY SWEET" WORLD OF STRAWBERRYLAND. WITH DARLING AND MISCHIEVOUS CHARACTERS LIKE HER SISTER APPLE DUMPLIN, HER FRIENDS, HUCKLEBERRY PIE, GINGER SNAP, ORANGE BLOSSOM AND ANGEL CAKE, AND HER PETS, CUSTARD AND PUPCAKE, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE AND HER FRIENDS GROW BETTER ALL THE TIME EXPLORING WHIMSICAL NEW LANDS WHILE LEARNING VALUABLE LESSONS.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
CARE BEARS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-TV SATURDAU 11:30AM-12:00PM 1/1/09-3/31/09 12
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
5 years 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
CARE BEARS ARE FUNNY, COLORFUL BEARS WITH A SPECIAL WAY OF CARING AND A BELLY BADGE TO MATCH. CHEER BEAR, FUNSHINE, SHARE BEAR, GRUMPY AND OOPSY LIVE IN THE BEAUTIFUL CLOUD WORLD OF CARE-A-LOT. THEY USE CARING HEARTS AND THEIR POWERFUL BELLY BADGES TO HELP EACH OTHER AND TO THWART THE EVIL PLOTS OF GRIZZLE, A BAD BEAR WITH HIS OWN FLYING LAIR. THROUGH IT ALL THE CARE BEARS HELP KIDS UNDERSTAND CARING AND FEELINGS!
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
DINO SQUAD NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-TV SUNDAY 11:00AM-11:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 13
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
DINO SQUAD FOLLOWS FIVE QUIRKY, HIGHLY DISPARATE TEENAGERS WHO SUDDENLY GAIN THE POWER TO TRANSFORM INTO DINOSAURS. THESE UNLIKELY TEAMMATES MUST LEARN TO GET ALONG DESPITE THEIR DIFFERENCES AS THEY STRUGGLE TO BALANCE THE ORDINARY ADOLESCENT CHANGES OF SCHOOLWORK, FRIENDSHIPS, EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND FAMILY LIFE WITH THE EXTRAORDINARY RESPONSIBILITY OF BEING DINOSAUR HEROES WHO MUST KEEP THEIR POWERS AND IDENTITIES A SECRET AS THEY WORK TOGETHER TO FEND OFF THE EFFORTS OF A MAD SCIENTIST (ACTUALLY A PREHISTORIC DINOSAUR IN HUMAN DISGUISE) WHO IS CREATING "MUTANT-SAURS" AND ACCELERATING GLOBAL WARMING IN HIS QUEST TO BRING BACK THE AGE OF THE DINOSAURS.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
SUSHI PACK NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-TV SUNDAY 11:30AM-12:00PM 1/1/09-3/31/09 13
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
SUSHI PACK PORTRAYS THE HILARIOUS ADVENTURES OF FOUR SMALL PIECES OF SUSHI, AND AN EVEN SMALLER GLOB OF WASABI MUSTARD, WHO ARE ACCIDENTLY IRRADIATED AND SPRING TO LIFE WITH BUT ONE DESIRE-TO BE THE WORLD'S GREATEST HEROES! SUSHI PACK IS THE STORY OF HOW THESE FIVE "FINGER FOODS OF FREEDOM" EXPLORE THE ATTRIBUTES AND LEARN THE BEHAVIORS THAT DEFINE TRUE HEROES-AS THEY NEGOTIATE AN ARRAY OF COMICALLY INEPT VILLIANS WHO PLOT TO CONQUER THE WORLD-OR AT LEAST, WHARF CITY!
Title of Planned Core Program #7 Origin
GLADIATORS 2000 SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 7:00AM-7:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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 educational and health focused competition provides kids with a very clear message: develop a healthy body and mind. Throughout the program, several vignettes air regarding physical health, teamwork, and nutrition. Kids compete as a team in physical challenges that deal with the body. After the challenges are completed, kids will be asked trivia questions by the hosts coinciding with the vignettes. The program concludes with the Eliminator, which mixes both physical and mental challenges.
Title of Planned Core Program #8 Origin
ANIMAL RESCUE SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 7:30AM-8:00AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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 serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and informational about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Title of Planned Core Program #9 Origin
MY BEDBUGS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 8:00AM-8:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
2 years 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
MY BEDBUGS IS A QUALITY CHILDREN'S PROGRAM THAT UNITES EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT. EACH EPISODE DELIVERS A COLLECTION OF SONGS AND PLAYFUL ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES TO ENJOY AND IS DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS.
Title of Planned Core Program #10 Origin
ZODIAC ISLAND SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 8:30AM-9:00AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
5 years 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Zodiac Island's programming objective for children ages 5-8 is to provide positive uplifting stories, teach acceptance, and being a good role model family values. Throughout each episode, kids are taught various lessons, such as learning more about numbers and letters. In addition, each episode is designed to show that having a positive attitude is the always the best option in situations.
Title of Planned Core Program #11 Origin
WHAT'S UP, QUE PASA SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 9:00AM-9:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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
WHAT'S UP! QUE PASA? IS A WEEKLY MULTI-CULTURAL SHOW THAT EMPHASIZES WHAT WE HAVE IN COMMON WITH OTHER CULTURES WHILE TEACHING TODAY'S YOUTH TO APPRECIATE OUR DIFFERENCES. EVERY WEEK, THE SHOW BILINGUALLY PRESENTS A NEW THEME, SUCH AS CROSS-CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING, THE DANGERS OF DRUGS AND SMOKING, AND READING APPRECIATION, TO NAME A FEW, THROUGH A HIP COMBINATION OF RAP AND HUMOR. EACH EPISODE IS A FAST-PACED HALF HOUR OF MUSIC, HUMOR AND ON-LOCATION ANTICS THAT KEEPS CHILDREN ENTERTAINED WHILE EDUCATING THEM IN LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT, CROSS CULTURAL AWARENESS AND POSITIVE MORAL AND HEALTH CHOICES. EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL SEGMENTS BY THE HOSTS INCLUDE HEALTH RAP, TRAVEL TIME, DJ'S MAILBOX, PAPA'S SHOW & TELL AND STORY TIME.
Title of Planned Core Program #12 Origin
JANE'S SEW AND SO SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 9:30AM-10:00AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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
Jane's Sew & So is an educational series for teens that sparks their creativity, awakens their imaginations and help them discover their independence by creating their own unique fashions. Working one on one with her student, Jane gently instructs and guides with clear cut explanations and graphics. Jane's teaching style encourages teens to be themselves and feel good about their abilities. The net result is not only a newly made outfit or accessory but also an increase in a teen's self-esteem!
Title of Planned Core Program #13 Origin
WHADDYADO SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 10:00AM-10:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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
WHADDYADO IS A WEEKLY HALF HOUR EDUCATIONAL SERIES WHICH CHRONICLES REAL-LIFE STORIES INVOLVING ORDINARY TEENS WHO FIND THEMSELVES CAUGHT IN PERILOUS AND CHALLENGING SITUATIONS. THROUGH DRAMATIC RE-ENACTMENTS, OR REAL LIFE FOOTAGE, WHADDYADO SKILLFULLY DOCUMENTS THESE EVENTS, INTERVIEWS THE PARTCIPANTS, AND TALKS TO VARIOUS EXPERTS, WHO EXPLAIN HOW BEST TO REACT. ALSO, IN AN EFFORT TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION AT THE RIGHT MOMENT, THERE IS A MORAL DILEMMA SEGMENT FEATURED IN EACH SHOW. WHADDYADO IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE, INSPIRE AND ENTERTAIN CHILDREN 16 AND YOUNGER ABOUT THE WORLD AROUND THEM. EACH EPISODE IS AN EDUCATIONAL LIFE-LESSON, BASED ON REALITY.
Title of Planned Core Program #14 Origin
AWESOME ADVENTURES SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 10:30AM-11:00AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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 TAKES KIDS, AGES 13-16, ON INCREDIBLE JOURNEYS ALL OVER THE WORLD. THE DESTINATIONS AND ACTIVITIES ARE DIVERSE, FROM SNOWBOARDING DOWN THE ALPS, TO VISITING A RAIN FOREST IN COSTA RICA. THE GOAL IS TO MAKE THIS SERIES TRULY INSPIRATIONAL. ENTERTAINING AND "FAMILY FRIENDLY."
Title of Planned Core Program #15 Origin
DOG TALES SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 11:00AM-11:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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, AND PROMOTES CHILDREN'S WRITING AND CREATIVE SKILLS WITH ESSAY AND ART CONTESTS.
Title of Planned Core Program #16 Origin
MISSING SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SATURDAY 11:30AM-12:00PM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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
Missing serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and real life stories using various resources to help find missing people. The show is also a public service to communities across the United States and is endorsed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Title of Planned Core Program #17 Origin
DISTANT ROADTRIPS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 8:00AM-8:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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
Distant Roadtrips is a half-hour program designed to entertain and inform 13 to 16 year old kids. By watching the program, kids can experience the sights and sounds of a standard roadtrip destination through the hosts traveling in a RV camper. In addition, the hosts of the program inform kids about the local legends, special attractions, and various cultures encountered through each destination. During the course of the program, the hosts will offer useful RV tips while traveling on the road.
Title of Planned Core Program #18 Origin
ANIMAL ATLAS CLASSICS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 8:30AM-9:00AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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 ATLAS CLASSICS IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE AND INFORM KIDS AGE 13 TO 16. THE CLASSIC COLLECTION MAINTAINS THE SERIES' CONNECTION WITH EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS CONSISTENT WITH NATIONALLY PUBLISHED CURRICULUM GOALS IN THE NATURAL SCIENCES.
Title of Planned Core Program #19 Origin
AQUA KIDS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 9:00AM-9:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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
Aqua Kids is an award-winning children's program dedicated to educating young people about the importance of protecting marine environments and the animals that live there. For over 7 years, host Molly and the Aqua Kids crew have traveled the globe, sharing their adventures and what they've learned about preserving a world for everyone to explore.
Title of Planned Core Program #20 Origin
CRITTER GITTERS SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 9:30AM-10:00AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Critter Gitters is a half-hour live action television series. Critter Gitters is about a group of neighborhood kids who join forces with a couple of veterinarians and an inventive professor to become a search and rescue unit, a detective agency, and a police force for animals. The team works with authorities to solve animal mysteries, puzzling cases and even international crimes involving animals of every size, shape and species. Each episode contains educational material and information about science, animals, and geography, while The Critter Gitters solve moral and ethical dilemmas that face children in everyday life.
Title of Planned Core Program #21 Origin
ANIMAL RESCUE (SECOND RUN) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 10:00AM-10:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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 serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including safety tips and informational about various animals and their habitats. The programs also show real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals, as well as exhibiting good social responsibility and promoting strong personal and community values.
Title of Planned Core Program #22 Origin
B IN TUNE TV SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 10:30AM-11:00AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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
B IN TUNE TV IS A TELEVISION PROGRAM THAT EDUCATES AND INSPIRES VIEWERS AGED 13 TO 16 TO "BE IN TUNE AND STAY IN TUNE" IN ALL THEIR ASPECTS OF ALL THEIR LIFE USING MUSIC AS A POSITIVE MEDIUM IN REACHING THEIR GOALS.
Title of Planned Core Program #23 Origin
GLADIATORS 2000 (SECOND RUN) SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
WNEM-DT2 SUNDAY 11:00AM-11:30AM 1/1/09-3/31/09 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 educational and health focused competition provides kids with a very clear message: develop a healthy body and mind. Throughout the program, several vignettes air regarding physical health, teamwork, and nutrition. Kids compete as a team in physical challenges that deal with the body. After the challenges are completed, kids will be asked trivia questions by the hosts coinciding with the vignettes. The program concludes with the Eliminator, which mixes both physical and mental challenges.

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
AL BLINKE 989.758.2006
Address E-mail Address
107 NORTH FRANKLIN AL.BLINKE@WNEM.COM
City State ZIP Code
SAGINAW MI 48607

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.
CARE BEARS WILL BE PREEMPTED ON WNEM-TV ON 3/14/09 DUE TO CBS SPORTS PROGRAMMING. THE PROGRAM WILL BE MADEGOOD ON 3/29/09. After due review of internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers, the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs, as specified at 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670, with respect to all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under. In addition to the educational or informational programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve and under that were not core programming: "The Outdoorsman" (WNEM-DT2, Sunday 10/5, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30, 12/14, 12/21, and 12/28/2008 6:30pm-7pm)and "Degrassi: The Next Generation" (WNEM-DT2 Mon-Fri 1:30pm, five half hours 10/1/08-12/31/08). Also note, since the 3rd Quarter of 2008, "Aqua Kids" and "What's Up, Que Pasa" have changed their age range from 8-13 and 9-14, to both 13-16.

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
01/07/2009
FCC Form 398
March 2006