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Approved by OMB 3060-0837
September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0024376063
File Number:
CPR-177772
Submit Date:
01/08/2016
Call Sign:
KFSM-TV
Facility ID:
66469
City:
FORT SMITH
State:
AR
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/08/2016
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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Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Ft. Smith
Web Home Page Address www.5newsonline.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 3.0
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(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00 AM
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. Animal Rescue is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. Program educates and informs young viewers about a wide variety of animals, emphasizing teamwork and problem-solving demonstrated by rescuers. Every episode includes pet safety tips and promotes educational activities. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30 AM
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 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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10 AM
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 Coolest Places on Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet--cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature--exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9:00 AM
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. Dog Tales informs and educates kids about the world of dogs. Every episode includes valuable information about dog care and pet responsibility, plus tips from vets and trainers. Young viewers learn about various types of dogs, and how they are more than just pets. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit-from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (Channel 5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/14/2015, 8:00-8:30 AM
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 # 11/14/2015 / 2433
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (Channel 5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/26/2015, 8:00-8:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-26
Episode # 12/26/2015 / 2431
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (Channel 5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/12/2015, 8:00-8:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-12
Episode # 12/12/2015 / 2429
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10:00 AM
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 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. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back." The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00-9:30 AM
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 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 offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00-8:30 AM
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow showcases up-and-coming young athletes whose talent and hard work are making them winners. Each episode includes a variety of news features that highlight the featured athletes' success in sports, as well as the hard work that's gotten them that far. Family members and coaches are introduced, too, allowing viewers to get a better idea of the many people involved in each athlete's achievement. Although the show focuses on the players' athletic prowess, and the awards and scholarships they've received because of their talents, it also presents these young athletes as regular kids, many of whom spend their time volunteering, tutoring children with learning disabilities, and even being elected prom queen. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00 AM
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 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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00-9:30 AM
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. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment, Eco Company also provides tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30AM-12:00N
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 THE INSPECTORS (Channel 5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/14/2015, 8:30-9:00 AM
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 # 11/14/2015 / 4107
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program THE INSPECTORS (Channel 5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/26/2015, 8:30-9:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-26
Episode # 12/26/2015 / 4105
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program THE INSPECTORS (Channel 5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/19/2015, 8:30-9:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-19
Episode # 12/19/2015 / 4104
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program THE INSPECTORS (Channel 5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/05/2015, 8:30-9:00 AM
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 # 12/05/2015 / 4102
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program THE INSPECTORS (Channel 5.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/12/2015, 8:30-9:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2015-12-12
Episode # 12/12/2015 / 4103
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30 AM
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 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. Dragonfly TV features real kids doing real science. Series demonstrates practical applications of math and science with enjoyable, hands-on projects, promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Young viewers see kids like themselves investigating, dreaming and doing! This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (8)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Frosty Returns (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, November 28, 7:30-8:00 PM & December 18, 7:30-8:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 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. Frosty Returns, the sequel to Frosty the Snowman, Frosty befriends a shy nine-year old girl, Holly, and together they enlighten the town of Beansborough to the wonders and magic of winter and the importance of protecting the environment.
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? No
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? No

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 8) Response
Program Title A Home for the Holidays (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Friday, December 18, 8:00-9:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
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. The 17th annual A Home for the Holidays, an entertainment special celebrating families, was hosted by LL Cool J. For the first time, the show traveled across America to bring music's biggest artists together with children from foster care and their new families. Each year, the special inspires thousands of families to consider adopting children in foster care, some of whom have been featured on the special. Currently, there are more than 400,000 children in foster care in the United States. An inspirational "Children Waiting" segment shared an intimate portrait of their hopes, their dreams, and their wish for a forever family.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? No
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No
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? No

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Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 8) Response
Program Title The Story of Santa Claus (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, November 28, 8:00-9:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
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. An animated musical that explains how a toymaker named Nicholas Claus started the tradition of delivering a toy to every child on Christmas. This program teaches the kids the meaning of being unselfish, giving, caring and putting others first.
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? No
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? No

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Tuesday, December 01, 7:00-8:00 PM & Saturday, December 12, 7:00-8:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 0
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. This classic television special features Rudolph and his misfit buddies. Rudolph is shunned by the other reindeer because he's different; however, he gains acceptance when his glowing nose helps him lead Santa Claus through a violent storm and enables him to deliver Christmas presents to children all over the world. This program shows how Rudolph learned to overcome diversity and that being different is not bad. Everyone has a special gift or talent.
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? No
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? No

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 8) Response
Program Title On The Spot (Channel 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 11-11:30 AM, 12/5 through 12/26
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 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. "On The Spot" uses an entertaining on-the-street format to test how well young people know the information contained in the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an attempt to set a national curriculum to bridge the standards gap between states. Then, On the Spot explains the answer to each question. On the Spot challenges viewers to recall middle and high school knowledge about history, science, math, English, second languages, health, geography, art, music, and technology, and then teaches them the answer.
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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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (6 of 8) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (Channel 5.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 11:30AM-12N, 12/5 through 12/26
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 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. "Safari Tracks" is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes viewers on an African safari focusing on African wildlife and the magnificent and mysterious world of these animals, all in their natural habitat. Follow Ushaka as we explore the African continent, from the brush lands of the African Savanna to the great Okavango delta... and beyond! The series strives to present a wide variety of information in a number of interactive and poignant sequences to make knowledge of the animal kingdom both simpler and easier to remember.
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:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (7 of 8) Response
Program Title The Flight Before Christmas (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, December 12, 8:00-9:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
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. In this animated special, a young reindeer named Niko dreams about flying like his father who he believes is a member of Santa's famous Flying Forces. Despite suffering from severe vertigo, he sneaks out of his home to take flying lessons from his friend Julius, a clumsy flying squirrel. Soon after, Niko and Julius learn that Santa and his reindeer are in serious trouble so the pair gather their forest friends and head North to save the day. The main theme of this program is believing in yourself. By the end of the show, Nicko learns to be confident and reach for his dreams. Family is also an important element in this special.
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? No
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? No

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Frosty the Snowman (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, November 28, 7:00-7:30 PM & December 18, 7:00-7:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 2
Number of Preemptions 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. This animated special is an American holiday classic. When Frosty the Snowman is accidentally brought to life by a magical silk hat, he must weather a storm of adventures and the dastardly plans of an evil magician before he can find safety and happiness at the North Pole. This program puts an emphasis on helping one another and working together to accomplish something.
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? No
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? No

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Debby Etzkorn
Address 318 North 13th Street
City Fort Smith
State AR
Zip 72901
Telephone Number 479-783-3131
Email Address debby.etzkorn@kfsm.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. The station terminated analog operations on June 12, 2009. Questions 7(b) and 7(c) are no longer applicable. Please note that answers to Sections 2, 3, and 4 were left blank, as the station broadcasts in digital only, as required by the rules and regulations of the FCC. The correct response to Section 7(b) is NO inasmuch as the station has ceased analog operation; however, a YES response is required in order to enable the submission of the filing. Below is a list of other activities and special projects KFSM-TV is involved in; PSAs concerning kids that ran on KFSM-TV; and a list of schools and other organizations visited by KFSM-TV employees. KFSM-TV is involved in several special projects including: 5NEWS In School - A program where KFSM invites area schools to sign up through our website to have KFSM employees visit their school and talk to students about a career in broadcasting, weather, severe weather safety, etc. KFSM participates in the Partners in Education (PIE) program which establishes mutually beneficial relationships between businesses and schools. Over 100 local companies and businesses partner with area schools to mentor, provide services, equipment or whatever may assist in the educational goals of a particular school. KFSM is a Partner in Education to Darby Jr. High School in Fort Smith. KFSM donates used printer toner cartridges to Darby and they use the money to purchase equipment for the school (such as copiers, toner cartridges, etc.) and for educational field trips. We also provide emcees and judges for various school activities throughout the year. Backpack Buddies - KFSM teams up with Community Services Clearinghouse, Inc., to bring balanced meals to local kids through the Backpack Buddies program. The Clearinghouse supplies area residents with Meals for Kids food list so they can purchase individually sized packages of the suggested foods and donate them to the Clearinghouse who then provides the items to area kids who otherwise would not have enough to eat. KFSM helps Community Services Clearinghouse with various projects throughout the year. The following is a list of some of our Public Service Announcements that ran during the 4th quarter of 2015: Adopt a Pet - Garfield; Affordable Care Act Deadline; Be a Friend; Boozman - Mental Health; Brush Teeth - Gerbils; Child Advocacy; Don't Drink & Drive - Bad Daters; Don't Drink & Drive - Neon; Don't Play Football with a Concussion - When In Doubt; Don't Text & Drive - Just Drive; Don't Text & Drive - Not Safe; Don't Text & Drive - Penguins; Eat Your Vegetables - Rethink Your Drink; Father and Son; Fathers Play with Your Children - Kid Again; Girls Inc.; Hands Only CPR; Kayak; MGH Brain Health; Party Foul; Preserve Hearing; Project Roadblock Life's Doors; Project Roadblock Viral; Recycling - Journey; Ronald McDonald House; Soldier Thanks; Take Care of Elderly Parents - Bath; Training champions; United Way; Vets Help Vets; We Are Broadcasters; Westerman - Literacy; Womack - Emergency Plan. VISITS TO SCHOOLS OR OTHER ORGANIZATIONS by KFSM-TV EMPLOYEES: 10/07/2015-KFSM/KXNW was a sponsor of the Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce Northwest Arkansas Fall Job Fair held in Rogers. This is one of the area's largest and longest running Job Fairs in Arkansas and is free to job seekers. Attendees were encouraged to bring their resumes to hand out to potential employers. Assistant News Director Shanda Sundstrom manned the booth. 10/13/2015-Anchor Daren Bobb took part in the Fort Smith Public School Career Expo. 10/17/2015-Anchor Daren Bobb emceed the Van Buren Boys and Girls Club "Futures" fund raising gala. 10/28/2015-An 8th grade student from Mansfield was job shadow with Producer Chainee Bartlett. The student was able to see how a newscast is prepared and watch the newscast from the control room as it aired. 10/29/2015-Daren Bobb, Anchor, spoke to GATE kids at Lavaca Middle School. 10/30/2015-The iCan Career Expo is a career fair for 9th

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Program Title LUCKY DOG (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30 AM
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 12) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00-9:30 AM
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. Eco Company explores all aspects of being green and understanding how we impact our world. From reporting on the latest technologies in energy, recycling, conservation and organics to sharing the stories of young people making a positive impact on the environment, Eco Company also provides tips that teens and people of all ages can use in their daily lives. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 12) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9:00 AM
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. Dog Tales informs and educates kids about the world of dogs. Every episode includes valuable information about dog care and pet responsibility, plus tips from vets and trainers. Young viewers learn about various types of dogs, and how they are more than just pets. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (4 of 12) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00 AM
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (5 of 12) Response
Program Title THE COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10:00 AM
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 Coolest Places on Earth takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet--cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature--exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 12) Response
Program Title SPORTS STARS OF TOMORROW (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:00-8:30 AM
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow showcases up-and-coming young athletes whose talent and hard work are making them winners. Each episode includes a variety of news features that highlight the featured athletes' success in sports, as well as the hard work that's gotten them that far. Family members and coaches are introduced, too, allowing viewers to get a better idea of the many people involved in each athlete's achievement. Although the show focuses on the players' athletic prowess, and the awards and scholarships they've received because of their talents, it also presents these young athletes as regular kids, many of whom spend their time volunteering, tutoring children with learning disabilities, and even being elected prom queen. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 12) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30-11:00 AM
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. Animal Rescue is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. Program educates and informs young viewers about a wide variety of animals, emphasizing teamwork and problem-solving demonstrated by rescuers. Every episode includes pet safety tips and promotes educational activities. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 12) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (Channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:00-9:30 AM
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 offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (9 of 12) Response
Program Title GAME CHANGERS WITH KEVIN FRAZIER (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10:00 AM
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. GAME CHANGERS, hosted by Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their notoriety and success to make positive changes in the lives of people in need. The program offers a very positive opportunity to view sports figures in activities that reflect the ideas of good sportsmanship and civic mindedness. Profiled celebrities range from players who have set up charities for youngsters around the world to those who have put together foundations that support various initiatives in their own communities where they were raised as part of an effort to "give back." The show provides valuable lessons on the true meaning of sportsmanship and responsibility to society of those who have achieved great success. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (10 of 12) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (Channel 5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00-10:30 AM
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. Dragonfly TV features real kids doing real science. Series demonstrates practical applications of math and science with enjoyable, hands-on projects, promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Young viewers see kids like themselves investigating, dreaming and doing! This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 12) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (12 of 12) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (Channel 5.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00-11:30 AM
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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