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: 06/30/1998 Filed on: 03/30/1999

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
WQPX 64 (analog)
City State County ZIP Code
Scranton PA LACKAWANNA 18503
Licensee Name
Channel 64 of Scranton, Inc.
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
Wilkes Barre-Scranton
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
WSWB
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).
 
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
BECKY'S BARN NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays / 7:00 a.m. - June 6th - 27th 4 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
3 years 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Teaching children both education and morality lessons through a cast of real life and puppet characters whose lives revolve around a farm. Segments with the characters give a spiritual as well as health and safety lesson from the Alphabet Train, the Eggies (interviews with preschoolers), Uncle Henry's Orchard (scripture lesson), Hired Hand (crafts) and Papa Joe's Bible Story.
Title of Analog Core Program #2 Origin
SUNSHINE FACTORY NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays / 7:30 a.m. - June 6th - 27th 4 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
5 years 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
A show devoted to teaching lessons on moral and emotional issues. Centering around the owners of a fix-it shop and the people in their neighborhood. Each week a specific issue is raised and the characters take a special trip to the Sunshine Factory to learn how to resolve situations and deal with problems.
Title of Analog Core Program #3 Origin
SONSHINY DAY NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays / 8:00 a.m. - June 6th - 27th 4 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
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
Sonshiny Day is a show which has a mix of human and puppet characters. It features the host, Audrey, who, along with her friends, teaches morality lessons and Biblical themes through music, song and prayer.
Title of Analog Core Program #4 Origin
WORSHIP FOR KIDS! NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays / 8:30 a.m. - June 6th - 27th 4 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
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
This program is devoted to giving kids the opportunity to learn of and to worship God. Gary Richardson, as the host, uses songs and Biblical readings to illustrate moral teachings and challenges to which children can apply Christian values in everyday situations. Stories are read, illustrations are shown as sing-alongs match videos featuring nature, children and animals.
Title of Analog Core Program #5 Origin
JUST KIDS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays / 9:00 a.m. - June 6th - 27th 4 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To
5 years 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
A program designed to inform children in both educational and spiritual matters through the use of informative and interesting segments. A cast of regular characters share insight which aid children in practical ways. Some segments include: the Cooking Corner, Weekly Scripture, Kids Kaleidoscope (takes a look at different places and occupations), Bible Fact and Just Kids Singers.
Title of Analog Core Program #6 Origin
JOY JUNCTION NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays / 9:30 a.m. - June 6th - 27th 4 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
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
Joy Junction is designed to be an interactive learning experience. Set in a western town, Joy Junction features characters and a studio audience. Kids in the audience participate in a game-show format while the characters play out a story that teaches the children a pro-social message and morality lesson in a way that has a long lasting impact.

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
N/A LOCAL
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
n/a 0 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
0 minutes From To
0 years 0 years
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? N
If Yes, does the Licensee identify each program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? N
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? N
Description of Program
n/a
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)
 

Sponsored Core Programming
6. List Core Programs, if any, aired by other analog stations that are sponsored by the Licensee and that meet the criteria set forth in 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Also indicate whether the amount of total Core Programming broadcast by another station increased.
Number Title of Analog Sponsored Core Program Call Sign of Broadcaster Channel Number of Broadcaster Total Programming Increased
1 N/A N/A n/a N

Title of Analog Sponsored Core Program #1 Origin
N/A LOCAL
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
n/a 0 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
0 minutes From To
0 years 0 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
n/a
Date and Time Aired (if preempted and rescheduled)
 

Digital Core Programming
7. (a) State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream.  
  (b) Did the Licensee broadcast on its main digital program stream the same Children's Core Programming provided on its analog channel?  
  (c) If Yes to 7(b), the Licensee certifies that the representations and children's program information provided with respect to its analog channel apply equally with respect to its main digital program stream.  
    If No to 7(c), submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation.  
8. (a) State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream.  
  (b) State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. §73.671.  
9. (a) Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. §73.673?  
  (b) Identify publishers who were sent information in 9(a).
 
10. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program.
    [There are no digital core program reports.]
11. (a) Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams?  
  (b) If No, submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation setting forth the number of repeats in excess of the repeat limit and the times and dates the episodes involved were aired.  
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming
12. Complete the following for each program that you aired during the past three months that is specifically designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under, but does not meet one or more elements of the definition of Core Programming. See 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Complete chart below for each additional such educational and information program.
[There are no digital non-core program reports.]
Sponsored Core Programming
13. List Core Programs, if any, aired by other stations that are sponsored by the Licensee and that meet the criteria set forth in 47 C.F.R. §73.671. Also indicate whether the amount of total Core Programming broadcast by another station increased.
[There are no digital sponsored core program broadcast reports.]
[There are no digital sponsored core program detail reports.]
Other Matters
14. Complete the following for each analog and digital program that you plan to air for the next quarter that meets the definition of Core Programming. Complete chart below for each Core Program, identifying whether it is to be broadcast on the station's analog or digital channel or both channels.
Title of Planned Core Program #1 Origin
BECKY'S BARN NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Mondays / 9:30 a.m. 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
3 years 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Teaching children both education and morality lessons through a cast of real life and puppet characters whose lives revolve around a farm. Segments with the characters give a spiritual as well as health and safety lesson from the Alphabet Train, the Eggies (interviews with preschoolers), Uncle Henry's Orchard (scripture lesson), Hired Hand (crafts) and Papa Joe's Bible Story.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
SUNSHINE FACTORY NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Tuesdays / 9:30 a.m. 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
5 years 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
A show devoted to teaching lessons on moral and emotional issues. Centering around the owners of a fix-it shop and the people in their neighborhood. Each week a specific issue is raised and the characters take a special trip to the Sunshine Factory to learn how to resolve situations and deal with problems.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
SONSHINY DAY NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Wednesdays / 9:30 a.m. 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
Sonshiny Day is a show which has a mix of human and puppet characters. It features the host, Audrey, who, along with her friends, teaches morality lessons and Biblical themes through music, song and prayer.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
WORSHIP FOR KIDS! NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Thursdays / 9:30 a.m. 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
This program is devoted to giving kids the opportunity to learn of and to worship God. Gary Richardson, as the host, uses songs and Biblical readings to illustrate moral teachings and challenges to which children can apply Christian values in everyday situations. Stories are read, illustrations are shown as sing-alongs match videos featuring nature, children and animals.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
JUST KIDS NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Fridays / 9:00 a.m. 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
5 years 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
A program designed to inform children in both educational and spiritual matters through the use of informative and interesting segments. A cast of regular characters share insight which aid children in practical ways. Some segments include: the Cooking Corner, Weekly Scripture, Kids Kaleidoscope (takes a look at different places and occupations), Bible Fact and Just Kids Singers.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
JOY JUNCTION NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Fridays / 9:30 a.m. 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
Joy Junction is designed to be an interactive learning experience. Set in a western town, Joy Junction features characters and a studio audience. Kids in the audience participate in a game-show format while the characters play out a story that teaches the children a pro-social message and morality lesson in a way that has a long lasting impact.

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
Michael Tobias 717-344-6400
Address E-mail Address
409 Lackawanna Avenue, Suite 700
City State ZIP Code
Scranton PA

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.
The station did not go on the air until May 18, 1998.

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
Channel 64 of Scranton, Inc.
Date
July 8, 1998
FCC Form 398
March 2006