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: 2014-12-31 00:00:00.0 Filed on: 2015-01-09 17:43:32.233

Call Sign Channel Numbers Community of License
WEPT-CD  (analog)
22 (digital)
City State County ZIP Code
Newburgh NY Orange 12550
Licensee Name
Venture Technologies Group, LLC
Network Affiliation Nielsen DMA Licensee World Wide Web Home Page Address (if applicable)
AMGTV New York
Facility ID Previous Call Sign (if applicable) License Renewal Expiration Date
30429 WEPT-CA 2015-06-01 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. (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 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.
[There are no analog core program reports.]
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. 6.50 hours
  (b) Did the Licensee broadcast on its main digital program stream the same Children's Core Programming provided on its analog channel? Y
  (c) If Yes to 7(b), the Licensee certifies that the representations and children's program information provided with respect to its analog channel apply equally with respect to its main digital program stream. N
    If No to 7(c), submit as an Exhibit a Statement of Explanation. View 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. 0.00 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. 0.00 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).
Tribune Media Services, TV Guide, Titan TV, fyitelevision.com
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
Animal Atlas NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 8:00 am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
6 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face.

Title of Digital Core Program #2 Origin
Ariel, Zoey and Eli, Too NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 8:30 am 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
Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Touring across the country performing concerts for the children of our heroic troops and the National Anthem at numerous events, ie: a NY Mets game, the Palace of Auburn Hills prior to a sold-out basketball game and before 54,000 fans at Shea Stadium.

Title of Digital Core Program #3 Origin
Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 9:00 am 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
Elizabeth Stanton has spent her life traveling the world. Now she's doing it with her celebrity friends on "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World." In their travels, Stanton and the celebrities explore other cultures, learn about history and find opportunities to help people in need. Among the locations visited in the weekly series are Nicaragua, London and Vietnam, as well as U.S.

Title of Digital Core Program #4 Origin
Angel's Friends NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 9:30 am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
6 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
While the Angels and Devils are attending their stage on Earth, the planet is threatened by ancient creatures, the Reliveds, are headed by a mysterious man called Maliki. He was a Devil who gave up his eternal life because he loved a human woman, Vera. When she left him, he decided to take revenge on all Angels, Devils and humans. As a result, the Angels and Devils form an alliance to fight against him.

Title of Digital Core Program #5 Origin
Aqua Kids NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 10:00am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience 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 a leading educational series that teaches kids of all ages the importance of protecting our nation's aquatic environments. This Emmy Award Winning Series strives to show kids that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they have the ability to make a difference within their own communities.

Title of Digital Core Program #6 Origin
Biz Kids NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 10:30 am 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
Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.

Title of Digital Core Program #7 Origin
The Centsables NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 11:00am 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
6 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Teaching kids about fiscal responsibility at a young age is important. The Centsables are a group of friendly bankers by day and superheroes by night. The group: counselor Hamilton, bank tellers Franklin and Penny, bank greeter Suzy B and security guards Grant and Jackson. When transformed into their alter egos, they acquire superpowers.

Title of Digital Core Program #8 Origin
Dog Tales NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 11:30 am 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 #9 Origin
Beta Records TV NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 12:00 Noon 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
BETA RECORDS TV also emphasizes educational and pop culture segments and in-house produced music videos using vintage analog recording gear, combined with the modern sounds of its instrument sponsors such as Taylor Acoustic Guitar, Sabian Cymbals, Gibraltar Hardware, etc. As the program includes an educational component, the program is seen on some stations as part of their compliant educational programming.

Title of Digital Core Program #10 Origin
Curiosity Quest NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 12:30 pm 13 0
Length of Program Age of Target Audience E/I Symbol Used As Required
30 minutes From To Y
9 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"Curiosity Quest" is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.

Title of Digital Core Program #11 Origin
Dragonfly TV` NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 1:00 pm 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
"Dragonfly TV" is a weekly half-hour science television series The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. "Dragonfly TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.

Title of Digital Core Program #12 Origin
ECO Company NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 1:30 pm 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
Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The team will report on the latest technologies in engery, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment.

Title of Digital Core Program #13 Origin
Think Big NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times Aired at Regularly Scheduled Time Number of Pre-emptions
Saturdays 2:00 pm 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
THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.

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
Animal Atlas NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 8:00 am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
6 years 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
On Animal Atlas we travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, we meet them face to face.
Title of Planned Core Program #2 Origin
Ariel, Zoey and Eli Too! NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 8:30 am 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
Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too introduces children to people who have accomplished great things and have a positive message. Touring across the country performing concerts for the children of our heroic troops and the National Anthem at numerous events, ie: a NY Mets game, the Palace of Auburn Hills prior to a sold-out basketball game and before 54,000 fans at Shea Stadium.
Title of Planned Core Program #3 Origin
Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 9:00 am 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
Elizabeth Stanton has spent her life traveling the world. Now she's doing it with her celebrity friends on "Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World." In their travels, Stanton and the celebrities explore other cultures, learn about history and find opportunities to help people in need. Among the locations visited in the weekly series are Nicaragua, London and Vietnam, as well as U.S.
Title of Planned Core Program #4 Origin
Angel's Friends NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 9:30 am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
6 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
While the Angels and Devils are attending their stage on Earth, the planet is threatened by ancient creatures, the Reliveds, are headed by a mysterious man called Maliki. He was a Devil who gave up his eternal life because he loved a human woman, Vera. When she left him, he decided to take revenge on all Angels, Devils and humans. As a result, the Angels and Devils form an alliance to fight against him.
Title of Planned Core Program #5 Origin
Aqua Kids NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdsays 10:00 am 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 a leading educational series that teaches kids of all ages the importance of protecting our nation's aquatic environments. This Emmy Award Winning Series strives to show kids that with a little dedication and the right attitude, they have the ability to make a difference within their own communities.
Title of Planned Core Program #6 Origin
Biz Kids NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 10:30 am 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
Biz Kid$ is a weekly half-hour series focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship for teens, targeting 13 to 16-year-olds. Using a mix of strong financial education tools, dynamic sketch comedy, and inspiring true stories of young entrepreneurs, Biz Kid$ provides important information for future success. Each episode features math, language arts, and social studies as well as teaching teens about money and business.
Title of Planned Core Program #7 Origin
The Centsables NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 11:00 am 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
6 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
Teaching kids about fiscal responsibility at a young age is important. The Centsables are a group of friendly bankers by day and superheroes by night. The group: counselor Hamilton, bank tellers Franklin and Penny, bank greeter Suzy B and security guards Grant and Jackson. When transformed into their alter egos, they acquire superpowers.
Title of Planned Core Program #8 Origin
Dog Tales NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 11:30 am 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 #9 Origin
Beta Records TV NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 12:00 noon 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
BETA RECORDS TV also emphasizes educational and pop culture segments and in-house produced music videos using vintage analog recording gear, combined with the modern sounds of its instrument sponsors such as Taylor Acoustic Guitar, Sabian Cymbals, Gibraltar Hardware, etc. As the program includes an educational component, the program is seen on some stations as part of their compliant educational programming.
Title of Planned Core Program #10 Origin
Curiosity Quest NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 12:30 pm 13
Length of Program Age of Target Audience
30 minutes From To
9 years 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming
"Curiosity Quest" is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.
Title of Planned Core Program #11 Origin
Dragonfly TV NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 1:00 pm 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
"Dragonfly TV" is a weekly half-hour science television series The programs highlight children "doing" projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. "Dragonfly TV" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Title of Planned Core Program #12 Origin
ECO Company NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 1:30PM 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
Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. The team will report on the latest technologies in engery, recycling, conservation and organics and share stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment.
Title of Planned Core Program #13 Origin
Think Big NETWORK
Regular Schedule Total Times to be Aired
Saturdays 2:00 pm 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
THINK BIG serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of having a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles, combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an "invent-off" challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.

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
Duncan M. Brown 518-381-3720
Address E-mail Address
2237 State Route 66 dbrown@loop.com
City State ZIP Code
Ghent NY 12075

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 Class A status for WEPT-CD was granted on 12/18/2014 moving from WEPT-CA. This report reflects the children's educational programming for the entire quarter.

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
Venture Technologies Group, LLC
Date
1/9/2015
FCC Form 398
March 2006