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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0003742939
File Number:
CPR-150016
Submit Date:
01/09/2014
Call Sign:
KFXA
Facility ID:
35336
City:
CEDAR RAPIDS
State:
IA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2014
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2013

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 FOX
Nielsen DMA Cedar Rapids-Waterloo-Dubq
Web Home Page Address www.fox28iowa.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 4.0
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 168.0
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: 3.0
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(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 10/2/13-12/25/13, 8:30-9:00am
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program will, through dramatic reenactments, document ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interview the participants and talk to various experts who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Gina D's Kids Club
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/5/13-10/26/13, 7:00-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. -Gina D is a fun loving, positive role model who has the demeanor and appearance of a young teacher and is playful in her approach to her target audience. Along with Gina D there are puppets, animated characters and whimsical characters that help her throughout the program. As the program takes on an interactive quality through questions and reactions from Gina to a multi-culturally diverse group of youngsters who are sometimes on and off camera, she attains and maintains the attention of young children to help further develop their self-image, social skills, math readiness, and reading readiness. Various themes throughout the program may include bike safety, not talking to strangers, and stopping at traffic lights. Through different scenarios and easily learned original songs, these lessons are imparted to the target audience. This program airs on the KFXA secondary digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Live Life And Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 10/4/13-12/27/13, 8:30-9:00am
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 goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Mouse In The House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/5/13-10/26/13, 9:30-10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. -This program is a science series that educates children about science concepts, introducing them to science and math by exploring fundamental principles such as gravity, pressure, kinetics and magnetism by conducting science experiments in an integrated and entertaining way. It is produced using a combination of 3D animation and live footage. The host, Max, is a 3D animated mouse which talks to the audience and the participants, explaining what the science concept and experiment is and how to perform it. The participants are junior high school children guided by a science facilitator. Together they perform the experiment instructed by Max the Mouse. The program also uses 3D animation to explain the steps and results of the experiment. This program airs on the KFXA secondary digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/5/13-12/28/13, 7:00-7:30am
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 host and two different teens travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. The program is designed to educate, inform and entertain the viewer about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human and the environment fun. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 10/3/13-12/26/13, 8:30-9:00am
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. -Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 10/1/13-12/31/13, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 10/7/13-12/30/13, 8:30-9:00am
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 program is hosted by teens and used peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/5/13-10/26/13, 8:30-9:00am & 9:00-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
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 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. -Mustard Pancakes is a television program, featuring the loveable and talented Courtney Campbell, and her family of fun-loving friends which happen to include puppet pets. Courtney's thoughtful guidance helps her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. The program celebrates the joy of childhood through music and storytelling. The program is a nurturing environment where the characters support each other's growth and work together to overcome the day-to-day challenges all children face. This program airs on the KFXA secondary digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10/5/13-10/26/13: 7:30-8:00am & 8:00-8:30am, 11/2/13-12/28/13: 7:00-7:30am, 7:30-8:00am, 8
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 62
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 program is a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, and empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility; which is a wonderful message for American youth. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. This program airs on the KFXA secondary digital channel 28.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10/5/13-12/28/13, 7:30-8:00am
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 program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
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 Into The Outdoors
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays, 10/6/13-12/29/13, 6:30-7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions -1
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 program features a diverse group of kids and adults which introduces fishing, camping, environmental concerns and outdoor safety, to viewers. There are also many great educational subjects for teachers and parents alike to share with their kids. This program airs on the KFXA main digital stream.
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

Date and Time Aired:

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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 Gregory G. Stuart
Address 600 Old Marion Rd. NE
City Cedar Rapids
State IA
Zip 52402
Telephone Number (319) 730-6157
Email Address gstuart@sbgtv.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. Community Events: -Aired each week during the quarter. Station produced public service announcements incorporate information highlighting school and community events such as school plays, concerts, museum exhibits and demonstrations in the KFXA coverage area. Aired as part of our local news. -October 9, Rachael Faust, Promotion Coordinator provided a tour of the station to Girl Scouts & Cub Scouts from the local area. -October 30, Justin Roberts, Weather Anchor hosted a job shadow discussing jobs in television and how the weather forecast is created. -November 5, Justin Roberts, Weather Anchor was a special guest for the "After School Program" at Prairie Elementary School. Discussing what a Weather Anchor does, and the importance of being safe during the winter months. -November 19, Rachael Faust, Promotion Coordinator and David Bell, Promotions Manager provided a tour of the station to 20 Cub Scouts from the local area.

Other Matters (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tuesdays, 1/7/14-3/25/14, 8:30-9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. -This program addresses areas of particular concern to young teens; including global, social, educational and wellness issues. Elizabeth and select celebrity friends travel around the world volunteering in areas of specific need. The program combines exciting, fun and diverse experiences of world exploration with life-changing volunteer opportunities. Various age-appropriate global issues are introduced to the viewing audience through in-depth and thoughtful interviews. In addition, Elizabeth and friends' personal hands-on experiences in the field both inspire teens in selfless, helping behaviors, and educate them on where and how to find volunteer opportunities. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays, 1/6/14-3/31/14, 8:30-9:00am
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. -This program is hosted by teens and used peer reporting to profile individuals and organizations committed to environmental issues, including reports on the latest recycling and nature conservation efforts, advances in renewable energies and carbon footprint-reducing technology. It also offers advice on how to be more eco-wise, while performing daily activities. The program also includes "eco bytes" (bits of trivia related to environmental issues) and video footage uploaded by teen viewers to the program's website. By using this information from a youthful point of view, it enthusiastically encourages young adults to become more proactive about environmentalism and stresses the positive impact that young people's efforts, no matter how small they may seem, can have on the larger world around them. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Live Life And Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays, 1/3/14-3/28/14, 8:30-9:00am
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 goal of this series is to inspire and enlighten young viewers with inspirational teen success stories, as well as segments focusing on the arts, school and sports, exercise, nutrition, health and wellness. The series will promote such critical themes as social responsibility, perseverance, leadership, academic achievement and volunteerism. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursdays, 1/2/14-3/27/14, 8:30-9:00am
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. -Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people following the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, sketch and design their idea. Once completed the inventions are judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey, Eli Too
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/4/14-3/29/14, 7:00-7:30am, 7:30-8:00am, 8:00-8:30am, 8:30-9:00am, 9:00-9:30am, 9:30-10:
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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. -This program is a musical variety show that is driven by three siblings, and empowers children to accomplish their goals and their dreams. AZE2 accomplishes this through interviewing people who excel in their profession and have a positive message for kids. As hosts, these children entertain and inform their audience through song, dance, music and dialogue. This show supports and encourages respect for others, having integrity, following directions, putting forth your best effort and taking responsibility; which is a wonderful message for American youth. This program is an upbeat, diverse and entertaining series that will inform young people on a variety of subjects, while keeping their interest. This program will air on the KFXA secondary digital channel 28.2.
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesdays, 1/1/14-3/26/14, 8:30-9:00am
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. The program will, through dramatic reenactments, document ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations, interview the participants and talk to various experts who will explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/4/14-3/29/14, 7:00-7:30am
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 host and two different teens travel each week to destinations around the world that can be both exotic and remote. The program is designed to educate, inform and entertain the viewer about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, its creatures and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human and the environment fun. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title On The Spot
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 1/4/14-3/29/14, 7:30-8:00am
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. -This program is hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz who randomly interviews people on the street about local and national curriculum focusing on questions about any of the following topics; geography, history, art, science, mathematics, culture, language, music and sports. The answers to the questions are addressed with video inserts, graphs and/or maps to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the topic. This program will air on the KFXA main digital stream.

Certification

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

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