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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0007623770
File Number:
CPR-176875
Submit Date:
01/09/2016
Call Sign:
KRGV-TV
Facility ID:
43328
City:
WESLACO
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

General Information

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Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Harlingen-Weslaco-Brnsv-McA
Web Home Page Address www.krgv.com

Digital Core Programming

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State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.5
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 504.0
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. Section 73.671: 13.5
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. Section 73.673? Yes
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 Yes No 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? Yes

Digital Core Programs(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title WHADDYADO
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS, 11:00-12:00 N CT AIRES ON THIS TV 5.2 TWICE IN 30 MINUTE SEGMENTS
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An educational series focusing on teens who are faced with challenging situations.Geared toward tweens and young teens, the series helps kids find answers to difficult -- sometimes life-threatening -- situations. The featured moral dilemmas and perilous situations give kids a chance to ponder what they would do in the same situation. Every scenario is based on a real-life event.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title SAVED BY THE BELL (AIRS ON ME-TV 5.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 9:00-10:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. aved By TYhe Bell follows six individual students and their misadventures through 4 years of high school. Saved By The Bell utiizes this time in high school as a backdrop for coming-of-age lessons, group problem-solving, and the important social and emotional competencies of resilience, empathy and self-confidence. Life scenarios that commonly worry children, from feeling vulnerable and powerless, are enacted through the series and a vriety of practical behavioral solutions are presented. This program is 30 minutes in length, with two episodes aired back to back and is identified as an educational and informational show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (aired on secondary channel 5.4)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Saturday 10:00-10:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures educates and informs children especially in the 13 to 16 year age bracket as host Jack Hanna explores the wonders of wildlife each week. His adventures to learn about animals and the places they live is entertaining and educational to a wide range of ages.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (airs on primary channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:30-11:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures educates and informs children especially in the 13 to 16 year age bracket as host Jack Hanna explores the wonders of wildlife each week. His adventures to learn about animals and the places they live is entertaining and educational to a wide range of ages.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30-12:00 noon CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. Richard takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 12/06/15 12:00n-12:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted
Episode # 12/05/15/15
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 10/4/15 12:00n-12:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 10/12/15 12:00n - 12:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-11
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Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 11/15/15 12:00n - 12:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-14
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Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 11/1/15 12:00N-12:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 11/08/15 12:00n - 12:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/15 12:00n - 12:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 11/29/15 12:00n - 12:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-28
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 11/22/15 3:00-3:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Born to Explore
List date and time rescheduled 10/25/15 12:00N-12:30 pm ct
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (aired on secondary channel 5.3) ME TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-10:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters targets kids ages 13-16 and explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters use science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. Mystery Hunters was the 2006 Winner of a Parents' Choice Award.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title AWESOME ADVENTURES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 10:00AM-11:00AM CT AIRS ON THIS TV 5.2 TWICE IN 30 MIN SEGMENTS
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This weekly travel series takes young people on incredible journeys around the world -- without having to leave the comfort of a living room couch. The team of teenage correspondents visits locations in the United States and abroad to exhibit the beauty of nature and the people who inhabit each destination. Whether it's snowboarding down the Alps, visiting a Costa Rican rain forest, or taking a walking tour of Old San Juan in Puerto Rico, "Awesome Adventures" provides visual experiences of varied activities. But the show isn't just about having fun, it also seeks to educate its viewers
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Airs on Primary Channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, sea Rescue. features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wild1ife. Produced for ages 13 to 16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit, rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology-y. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 11/29/15 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-28
Episode # 11/28/15 #RTP201
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 10/05/15 11:30-12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-04
Episode # 10/04/15 #RTP201
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 11/15/15 11:30-12:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-14
Episode # 11/14/15 RTP208
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 10/11/15 11:30-12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-10
Episode # 10/10/15 #RTP202
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 11/08/15 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-07
Episode # 11/07/15 #RTP206
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 11/22/15 3:00-3:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-11-21
Episode # 11/21/15 #RTP207
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/15 11:30AM-12:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-17
Episode # 10/17/15 #RTP203
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 10/25/15 11:30AM -12:00PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-24
Episode # 10/24/15 #RTP204
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 11/01/15 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-10-31
Episode # 10/31/15 #RTP205
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 12/06/15 11:30AM-12:00 PM CT
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-05
Episode # 12/5/15 #RTP202
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Green Screen (aired on 5.3 ME-TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30AM & 7:30-8:00 AM CT & Sundays 7:00-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. reen Screen's company of performers and writers reinforces critical writing skills and emphasizes positive social messages addition to academics kills, GSA focuses on the five Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, Citizenship, Compassion.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 9:00AM-10:00 AM CT AIRS on THIS TV 5.2 TWICE IN 30 MINUTE SEGMENTS
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mariette Hartley is an Emmy-winning actress who is also passionate about fighting for animals' rights so, naturally, she hosts this series that aims to educate young people about animals. Each episode features four stories about exotic and unique animals to help kids and teenagers learn about the animal kingdom. Whether it's a story about ocean creatures or critters that can be found in one's backyard, "Wild About Animals" aims to educate and entertain kids through a combination of dramatic footage and an engaging narrative.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (airs on Primary Channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 am - 9:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show educates and informs children especially in the 13 to 16 year age bracket as host Jack Hanna explores the wonders of wildlife each week. His adventures to learn about animals and the places they live is entertaining and educational to a wide range of ages.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (airs on Primary channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Jeff shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. Viewers get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Travel Thru History (airs on 5.3)ME-TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Travel Thru History is designed to spark interest and enthusiasm in teens and their families to learn about our country's rich and fascinating history. The series visits diverse locales across the U.S. from Las Vegas to Key West.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (airs on Primary Channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 - 11:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, "The Wildlife Docs", produced for ages 13 thru 16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 5:00-5:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This inspiring series profiles kids across America who are making a real difference in their communities and the country. Young athletes, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, writers and artists discuss their motivations, goals and early success.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
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. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
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. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Tammy Meier
Address 900 East Expressway
City Weslaco
State TX
Zip 78599
Telephone Number 956-968-5555
Email Address tammy@krgv.com
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 noncore 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. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. BROADCAST EFFORTS Masterminds: A half hour program on Sunday afternoons featuring academic competition among virtually every high school in the Rio Grande Valley. Students participating are from the first through fourth year of high school. Competition includes English, Science, Math, Current Events, History, Art and Music. Following completion of each program, KRGV donates a check to each school for library replenishment. Teach the Children: A program sponsored by KRGV where money is raised by businesses and a two hour telethon that is held and aired on KRGV in June to furnish first grade students with clothing and school supplies. The money is distributed throughout the valley schools. Airing of public service announcements geared towards children. PSA's such as Boys Scouts, Girl Scouts, Teen Stress. NON BROADCAST EFFORTS Rio Grande Valley Literacy Center Spelling Bee: KRGV is active in the Literacy Center and several times each year we participate in the spelling bee to help raise funds to help students to learn how to read. Career Days: The department head managers and news reporters, anchors as well as production attend school career fairs to encourage students to keep their grades up and tell about jobs available in the television market. Gear Up: KRGV Channel 5's news anchor, Letty Garza is spokesperson for the school program where RGV middle schools and high school students are encouraged to strive for the best in their academic achievements. Showcase is an opportunity for Media Technology students and school district television staff from across the Rio Grande Valley to showcase the best happenings of their school and school districts. You can watch the videos submitted and vote for your favorite. Each month during the school year, one video will be selected from the videos receiving the most votes and the school district will receive a certificate and a $100 grant. KRGV will also highlight the month's winning video in a CHANNEL 5 NEWS THIS MORNING newscast.

Other Matters (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (aired on secondary channel)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Saturdays 10:00-10:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures educates and informs children especially in the 13 to 16 year age bracket as host Jack Hanna explores the wonders of wildlife each week. His adventures to learn about animals and the places they live is entertaining and educational to a wide range of ages.
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30-12:00 noon CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. he world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. Richard takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their home.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Ocean's Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Jeff shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. Viewers get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, sea Rescue. features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wild1ife. Produced for ages 13 to 16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit, rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology-y. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, "The Wildlife Docs", produced for ages 13 thru 16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures educates and informs children especially in the 13 to 16 year age bracket as host Jack Hanna explores the wonders of wildlife each week. His adventures to learn about animals and the places they live is entertaining and educational to a wide range of ages.
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer fact to face with the best of the beasts. Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories

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