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: 2009-09-30 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2009-10-08 16:00:23.933

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
WFLA-TV (analog)
(digital)
City State County ZIP Code
Tampa FL Hillsborough 33606
Licensee Name
Media General Communications Holdings, LLC
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
NBC Tampa-St.Pete-Sarasota www.wfla.com
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
64592 2005-02-01 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).
WFLA-TV provides information to the following (1) Program Listing Services: T.V. Guide; T.V. Data; Tribune Media Services; Video Viewing; ITV, Inc. (2) Newspapers: The Tampa Tribune; St. Petersburg Times; Bradenton Herald and (3) Closed Captioning Service: Americaption
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
VEGGIE TALES NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays @ 10-10:30AM 12 1
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
VEGGIE TALES: IS A CHILDREN'S SERIES FEATURING ANIMATED VEGETABLES WHO TEACH LIFE LESSONS THROUGH STORIES. NARRATED BY ANIMATED VEGGIES, BOB THE TOMATO, AND LARRY THE CUCUMBER, TEACH LIFE LESSONS THROUGH WIT AND HUMOR. EACH EPISODE CONTAINS ONE OR TWO SHORT ANIMATED STORIES THAT ILLUSTRATE CORE VALUES TO CHILDREN IN AN ENTERTAINING WAY. STORIES ARE INTERRUPTED WITH SILLY SONGS, USUALLY SUNG BY LARRY THE CUCUMBER, THAT CONTAIN WACKY LYRICS IN A CATCHY TUNE. EACH EPISODE ENDS WITH BOB AND LARRY REINFORCING THE LESSON LEARNED THROUGH THE STORIES.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
12 1 1
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
7/4/2009 VEG 202 7/12/2009 @ 1PM 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 #2 Origin
3-2-1 PENGUINS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays @ 10:30-11AM 12 1
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
3-2-1 PENGUINS: FEATURES TWO CHILDREN - JASON AND MICHELLE- WHOSE VACATION AT THEIR GRANDMOTHER'S COTTAGE ENDS UP BEING MORE ADVENTURE THAN THEY EXPECT WHEN THEIR TOY SPACESHIP WITH FOUR TOY PENGUINS COMES TO LIFE. THE CHILDREN ARE SUCKED INTO THE SPACESHIP...WHERE THEY MEET THE NOW LIVE PENGUINS AND JOURNEY THROUGH SPACE.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
12 1 1
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
7/4/2009 PEN 306 7/12/2009 @ 1:30PM 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 #3 Origin
TURBO DOGS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays @ 11-11:30AM 12 1
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
TURBO DOGS: Is an animated series that premiered on qubo (www.qubo.com) on October 3rd and 4th, 2008. Dash, Mags, GT, Strut, Stinkbert and Clutch make up the fastest group of dogs in Racerville, and will take kids on an accelerated adventure filled with comedic high jinks and fast racing action. Kids are sure to get caught up in the storylines and non-stop fun -- but with the emphasis on friendship, fair play, and teamwork, they will also zoom away with some valuable rules of the road.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
12 1 1
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
7/4/2009 TDO 101 7/19/2009 @ 1PM 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 #4 Origin
BABAR NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays @ 11:30AM-12Noon 12 1
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
BABAR: Babar is a young elephant who undergoes many challenges and adventures. But Babar always finds the strength to rise above difficulty and search out every cloud's silver lining. Babar is crowned king of the elephants, plans and builds Celesteville, and becomes a father himself. And he learns the greatest lesson of all: despite life's challenges, great things are possible if one never gets discouraged.
Total Times Aired Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
12 1 1
Preemption #1
Date Preempted/Episode # If rescheduled, date and time reschedule Is the rescheduled date the second home?
7/4/2009 BAR 207 7/19/09 @ 1:30PM 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
THE ZULA PATROL (7/5-9/6) & JACOB TWO TWO (9/13-9/26) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays @ 7-7:30AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
THE ZULA PATROL - 10 Episodes (7/5 to 9/6): Is an animated television series that deals with science as the title characters travel to space in vignettes that teach viewers about space, our galaxy, and friendship. The science topics are based on earth and solar science. JACOB TWO TWO - 3 Episodes (9/13 TO 9/26): A 10-year-old boy who loves wrestling, hockey, dinosaurs and spies. His nickname "Jacob Two-Two" comes from having to say everything twice to be heard in his family, since he is the youngest of five siblings. He befriends many unusual people that he meets in his adventureS.
Title of Analog Core Program #6 Origin
MY FRIEND RABBIT (7/5-9/6) & JANE AND THE DRAGON (9/13-9/26) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Sundays @ 7:30-8AM 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
9 years 14 years Y
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
MY FRIEND RABBIT - 10 Episodes (7/5-9/6): IS AN ANIMATED SHOW WITH TWO LEAD CHARACTERS, RABBIT AND MOUSE, WHO WORK TOGETHER TO TACKLE CHALLENGES THAT ARE CHARACTERISTIC OF THE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE. WITH EACH EPISODE, RABBIT AND MOUSE, ALONG WITH OTHER FRIENDS, FACE A UNIQUE DILEMMA THAT COMPELS THEM TO THINK CREATIVELY ABOUT HOW TO APPROACH AND SOLVE THEIR PROBLEM BY TRYING OUT DIFFERENT SOLUTIONS AND PERSISTING WITH NEW IDEAS WHEN ONE FAILS. JANE AND THE DRAGON - 3 Episodes (9/13-9/26) THE SERIES FOLLOWS THE COMEDIC EXPLOITS OF JANE, AN ADOLESCENT GIRL TRAINING TO BE A KNIGHT, AND HER FRIEND, DRAGON, A TALKING, FLYING, 300 YEAR-OLD, FIRE-BREATHING DRAGON.

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
JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays @ 1:30-2PM 13 10
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 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
JACK HANNA'S ANIMAL ADVENTURES: FOLLOW JACK HANNA AS HE SPENDS TIME WITH NATURE'S CREATURES ACROSS THE CONTINENTS. JACK TALKS WITH PEOPLE THAT ARE KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT EACH ANIMAL AND HABITAT, TEACHING AS HE GOES. EACH EPISODE IS DESIGNED TO REVEAL TO CHILDREN THE WORLD AROUND THEM IN A WAY THAT PRESENTS POSITIVE ROLE MODELS AND PRO-SOCIAL VALUES WITHIN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSE.
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)
7/12/09 @ 3:30AM
7/26/09 @ 2:30PM
7/5/09 @ 3:30AM
8/1/09 @ 5:00AM
8/16/09 @ 1:30PM
8/23/09 @ 1:00PM
9/12/2009 @ 1:30AM
9/19/2009 @ 1:30AM
9/26/09 @ 1:30AM
9/5/09 @ 1:30AM
 
Title of Analog Non-Core Program #2 Origin
EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER SYNDICATED
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays @ 4-4:30AM 13 1
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
13 years 16 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
EXPLORATION WITH JAROD MILLER: A TELEVISION JOURNALIST, AND INDEPENDENT DOCUMENTARY FILM PRODUCER, IS THE HOST OF EXPLORATION. HE TAKES THE VIEWERS WITH HIM AS HE EXPLORES THE WORLD'S MOST INTERESTING AND SOME TIMES DANGEROUS SITES. IT IS AN ADVENTURE EVERY WEEK!
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)
8/16/2009 @ 11:30AM
 

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. 6.00 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).
WFLA-TV PROVIDES INFORMATION TO THE FOLLOWING (1) PROGRAM LISTING SERVICES: T.V. GUIDE; T.V. DATA; TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES; VIDEO VIEWING; ITV, INC. (2) NEWSPAPERS: THE TAMPA TRIBUNE; ST. PETERSBURG TIMES; BRADENTON HRALD AND (3) CLOSED CAPTIONING SERVICE: AMERICAPTION
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
THE OUTDOORSMAN E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 7-7:30AM and 10-10:30AM 26 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2) Start Date: 1-10-2009 This program is hosted by Outdoorsman International founder Buck McNeely. An international adventurer, dedicated conservationist and game management proponent. Buck McNeely promotes the enjoyment of the great outdoors for kids of all ages. Environmental and conservaton issues, teaching kids and people of all ages about wildlife, hunting, fishing, ethics and respect for nature and a celebration of the sporting lifestyle.

Title of Digital Core Program #2 Origin
MY BED BUGS E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 7:30-8AM and 10:30-11AM 26 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2) Start Date: 1-10-2009 My Bed Bugs is an award-winning children's television series, produced by GreeneStuff Inc. and broadcast on the Trinity Broadcast Network and on Rogers Cable. The live action main characters Gooby, Toofy and Woozy deliver a collection of songs and playful adventures that engage young viewers and teach them essential childhood lessons, strengthening developmental skills for two to six-year olds.

Title of Digital Core Program #3 Origin
HIP HOP HARRY E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 8-8:30AM and 11-11:30AM 26 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
3 years 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2)Start Date: 1-10-2009 Hip Hop Harry is a dance, music and live action program designed to entertain, educate and inform children in the 3 to 6 year old age group. This live stage show, based on the Discovery Kids television program, uses age-appropriate Hip Hop music and dance to teach and entertain kids.

Title of Digital Core Program #4 Origin
MUSTARD PANCAKES E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 8:30-9AM and 11:30AM-12N 26 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
3 years 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2) Start Date: 1-10-2009 Mustard Pancakes is a thirty minute children's television show starring Courtney Campbell and her family of puppets. Ms. Campbell, an accomplished children's entertainer, is being hailed as the next icon to this generation of children. Mustard Pancakes deals with topics ranging from children's fears and responsibilities to respect for one another and each other's feelings. "Mustard Pancakes" is a popular public televison children's program designed to entertain, inform, and occasionally insire children from 3 to 6.

Title of Digital Core Program #5 Origin
WILD AMERICA E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 9-9:30AM and 12N-12:30PM 26 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2)Start Date: 1-10-2009 A long-running PBS nature series hosted and produced by Marty Stouffer...exploring many beautiful unspoiled wildlife habitats, in the north, south, east and west. The U.S. and Canada. This show is excellent for children. They learn to respect and develop an interest for nature.

Title of Digital Core Program #6 Origin
REAL WINNING EDGE E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 9:30-10AM and 12:30-1PM 26 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2) Start Date: 1-10-2009 A christian based program about youth overcoming obstacles and making the right choices.

11. (a) Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Y
  (b) If No, submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation setting forth the number of repeats in excess of the repeat limit and the times and dates the episodes involved were aired. (None Required)
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming
12. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that is specifically designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under, but does not meet one or more elements of the definition of Core Programming. See 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Complete chart below for each additional such educational and information program.
[There are no digital non-core program reports.]
Sponsored Core Programming
13. List Core Programs, if any, aired by other stations that are sponsored by the Licensee and that meet the criteria set forth in 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Also indicate whether the amount of total Core Programming broadcast by another station increased.
[There are no digital sponsored core program broadcast reports.]
[There are no digital sponsored core program detail reports.]
Other Matters
14. Complete the following for each analog and digital program that you plan to air for the next quarter that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program, identifying whether it is to be broadcast on the station's analog or digital channel or both channels.
Title of Planned Core Program #1 Origin
THE ZULA PATROL (PRIMARY DIGITAL CHANNEL) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SATURDAYS @ 10-10:30AM 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
THE ZULA PATROL: Is an animated television series that deals with science as the title characters travel to space in vignettes that teach viewers about space, our galaxy, and friendship. The science topics are based on earth and solar science.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
MY FRIEND RABBIT(PRIMARY DIGITAL CHANNELT) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SATURDAYS @ 10:30-11AM 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
MY FRIEND RABBIT: IS AN ANIMATED SHOW WITH TWO LEAD CHARACTERS, RABBIT AND MOUSE, WHO WORK TOGETHER TO TACKLE CHALLENGES THAT ARE CHARACTERISTIC OF THE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE. WITH EACH EPISODE, RABBIT AND MOUSE, ALONG WITH OTHER FRIENDS, FACE A UNIQUE DILEMMA THAT COMPELS THEM TO THINK CREATIVELY ABOUT HOW TO APPROACH AND SOLVE THEIR PROBLEM BY TRYING OUT DIFFERENT SOLUTIONS AND PERSISTING WITH NEW IDEAS WHEN ONE FAILS.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
WILLA'S WILD LIFE(PRIMARY DIGITAL CHANNEL) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SATURDAYS @ 11-11:30AM 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
WILLA'S WILD LIFE: Is an enchanting series about a little girl's unique home life that is sure to keep you in stitches and warm your heart. The series follows the adventures of Willa, an unforgettable little girl who, like a young Lucy in I Love Lucy, finds herself in comic predicaments that only seem to escalate as she fumbles through solutions.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
BABAR (PRIMARY DIGITAL CHANNEL) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SATURDAYS @ 11:30-12NOON 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
BABAR: Babar is a young elephant who undergoes many challenges and adventures. But Babar always finds the strength to rise above difficulty and search out every cloud's silver lining. Babar is crowned king of the elephants, plans and builds Celesteville, and becomes a father himself. And he learns the greatest lesson of all: despite life's challenges, great things are possible if one never gets discouraged.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
SHELLDON (PRIMARY DIGITAL CHANNEL) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
SUNDAYS @ 7-7:30AM 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
4 years 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
SHELLDON: THIS IS AN ANIMATED SERIES ABOUT SHELLDON, A SCHOOL AGED YOKA SHELL MOLLUSK WHO LIVES WITH THE ADOPTIVE FAMILY, THE CLAMS, IN AN UNDERSEA COMMUNITY CALLED SHELL LAND, WHICH IS POPULATED BY ALL SORTS OF SEA SPECIES. ALL OF THE SHOWS CONTAIN IMPORTANT SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL MESSAGES FOR THE TARGET AUDIENCE. ALL EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL MESSAGES ARE DELIVERED THROUGH AN ANIMATED NARRATIVE FORMAT.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
JANE AND THE DRAGON (PRIMARY DIGITAL CHANNEL) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays @ 7:30-8AM 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
JANE AND THE DRAGON: THE SERIES FOLLOWS THE COMEDIC EXPLOITS OF JANE, AN ADOLESCENT GIRL TRAINING TO BE A KNIGHT, AND HER FRIEND, DRAGON, A TALKING, FLYING, 300 YEAR-OLD, FIRE-BREATHING DRAGON.
Title of Planned Core Program #7 Origin
CRITTER GITTERS E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 7-7:30AM and 11:30-12N 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2)Critter Gitters: A group of neighborhood kids join forces with two veterinarians and a professor to solve mysteries and crimes involving all types of animals.
Title of Planned Core Program #8 Origin
AQUA KIDS E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 7:30-8AM and 10:30-11AM 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2) Aqua Kids Adventures has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. Aqua Kids Adventures travels the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world. The intent is to motivate other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
Title of Planned Core Program #9 Origin
SIMPLY TRUE E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 8-8:30AM 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2)The Simply True Show is a first run nationally syndicated television series based on the best selling book "What Is Your Honor Code?" Ingrid Katal takes us on a journey through self discovery...truth and profound awareness. She'll make us laugh, she'll make us cry, she'll make us realize who we really are and what we are capable of.
Title of Planned Core Program #10 Origin
B IN TUNE REWIND E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 8:30-9AM and 11-11:30AM 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2) B In Tune Rewind is a Show FOR and ABOUT Kids, Teens and Their Music. B In Tune TV is the hot new show for and about kids and their music. Hosted from the InTune Studio on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, B In Tune TV plugs its viewers into the very heart of the music scene with exciting and compelling stories on the biggest stars and current topics. Designed to be Educational and Informative, B In Tune TV will give kids an insider's look at the faces, places and things which make up their favorite spot... the exciting world of music!
Title of Planned Core Program #11 Origin
PLANET X E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 9:30-10AM and 12N-12:30PM 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2) Planet X: Surfing, Skateboarding, BMX, Snowboarding, Skiing, Moto-X, Offroad Racing and much more! All sorts of sports. From the extreme to the mainstream. Planet X TV is "EI" rated for Teen Programming.
Title of Planned Core Program #12 Origin
REAL WINNING EDGE E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 10-10:30AM 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2)The Real Winning Edge series is developed to be an educational/informational (E/I) program and is designed to help youths make winning choices in their lives in order to grow to be productive citizens. This series is based on role models who are making pro-social life choices. The Real Winning Edge delivers to our nation's youth the kind of entertainment value they enjoy watching, while promoting a value system that enforces a strong source of purpose and worthiness. This television series includes three profiles of young achievers per 30 minute episode. A christian based program about youth overcoming obstacles and making the right choices.
Title of Planned Core Program #13 Origin
THE OUTDOORSMAN E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 12:30-1PM 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
Program airs on RETR0 TV (Digital Channel 8.2) "The Outdoorsman" has evolved into the nations largest syndicated adventure series. The series format includes a FCC friendly (EI) educational blend of world class adventures in domestic and international locations. Environmental and conservation issues, teaching kids and adults about wildlife, hunting, fishing, ethics and respect for nature and a celebration of the sporting lifestyle are important aspects of the format. The series is hosted by Outdoorsman International founder Buck McNeely. An international adventurer, dedicated conservationist and game management proponent, Buck promotes the enjoyment of the great outdoors for kids of all ages. The Outdoorsman has been shot on location world wide in places like: New Zealand, Argentina, Namibia, Siberia, Brazil, Botswana, Mexico, South Africa, Iceland, Costa Rica, Canada, New Foundland, Zimbabwe, and the United States. Celebrity guests from the world of sports, literature, politics, and entertainment have appeared on the program. This show is excellent for children. They learn to respect and develop an interest for nature.
Title of Planned Core Program #14 Origin
BLACK BEAUTY E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays 6:30-7AM 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2) Black Beauty: While exploring the surroundings of their new home in Hertfordshire, England (1877), Victoria and Kevin Gordon, the teenage children of widower Dr. James Gordon, find an injured ebony stallion in the woods. While caring for the animal, Victoria develops a strong attachment to it, but is saddened to learn its rightful owner, the elder Mr. Ryder, has claimed it. When fate intervenes and Dr. Gordon, with the aid of the horse's swiftness, saves Ryder's life, Ryder repays him by giving him the horse. "I suppose he ought to have a name," Dr. Gordon comments after giving Victoria the horse. "Now let's see... Jet?... Swift?" "No they're not right," responds Victoria. "Something that describes him. He's black, and he's very beautiful... (pause) -- Black Beauty!" Stories depict the adventures shared by Victoria and Beauty.
Title of Planned Core Program #15 Origin
HARRY & THE HENDERSON'S E/I (DIGITAL 8.2) NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Sundays 7-7:30AM 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
Program airs on RETRO TV (Digital Channel 8.2) Harry And The Henderson's: This series tells us the story of Harry, a Bigfoot, who accidentally becomes a member of the Henderson family. The family almost runs down the poor bigfoot on the road, so they decide to take the creature to their home to help him recover. The Hendersons are a typical sitcom family living in the Pacific Northwest who own an unusual pet: a real live Sasquatch!

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
JOYCE LUEDERS 813/221-5771
Address E-mail Address
200 SOUTH PARKER STREET jlueders@wfla.com
City State ZIP Code
TAMPA FL 33606

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.
Note: On June 12, 2009, the Station completed the transition to digital television. After that date, the responses to Question 4 and 7 apply solely to the Station's primary digital program stream. 1. WFLA-TV airs PSA's of varied lengths that are designed specifically to meet the educational and informational needs of children as well as PSA's that are designed for the general audience but have messages applicable to children. 2. WFLA-TV's Newscasts are general audience programs with educational/informational value for children: NewsChannel 8 (M-F) Newscasts 5-7AM NewsChannel 8 Today (M-F) 5-5:30PM Live At Five (M-F) 5:30-6PM 5:30 Report (M-F) 6-6:30PM NewsChannel 8 (M-Sun) 11-11:30PM NewsChannel 8 (M-Sun) 9-10AM NewsChannel 8 Saturday Mornings 12-1PM NewsChannel 8 Noon Saturdays 9-10AM NewsChannel 8 Saturday Mornings 12-1PM NewsChannel 8 Noon Saturdays 9-10AM NewsChannel 8 Sunday Mornings 12-1PM NewsChannel 8 Noon Sundays 3. WFLA-TV's non-broadcast efforts include the participation of our Anchors and Meteorologists as guest speakers and emcees for community groups, and as "teachers" at Bay Area Schools; and Station Tours for Scout Troops, School Classes -- ranging from Elementary through High School/Vocational Technical Schools. 4. To supplement and enhance the educational value of the network's Teen NBC programs...NBC has a website (www.nbc.com/tmyk) specifically dedicated to teens. The goals of this site are first, to create a platform for the teen community where communities for self-expression become the core of the interactive experience; second to build these communities wherever possible around the themes and ideas generated within the TNBC shows themselves; and third, to provide online resources of information and guidance around the issues that most affect teen lives. THE MORE YOU KNOW website features scripts from the award-winning public service announcements, referral information for the organizations referenced in the PSA's, a general campaign overview, and educational materials produced in connection with NBC programming. The site also includes a "feature of the month" page which addresses select TMYK topics and a list of the campaign's most recent accolades. 5. WFLA-TV produces an annual Telethon to raise money for the All Children's Hospital (Children's Miracle Network) this year (2009) is our 26th Telethon which airs on Saturday, May 30 (Starts @ 8:30PM) and ends on Sunday, May 31 @ 6:30PM. All NBC and Local Programs are pre-empted by this Telethon. 6. 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 "educational or informational" programming: NONE

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
Media General Communications Holdings, LLC
Date
10/8/2009
FCC Form 398
March 2006