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

FRN:
0016584138
File Number:
CPR-136050
Submit Date:
11/28/2012
Call Sign:
KTBU
Facility ID:
28324
City:
CONROE
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
11/28/2012
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2011

General Information

Section Question Response
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 MegaTV
Nielsen DMA Houston
Web Home Page Address

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 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 840.0
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: 30.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Magic Eyes - KTBU Channel 55.5 (ITV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue-Fri 3:30-4:00P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
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 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An animated Chinese language program designed to help children answer questions and solve problems.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Remember Us - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 2:00-2:30P
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 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the history of Hispanics in America, the program helps children make the right choices when faced with adversity, by allowing them the opportunity to view the past struggles it took to advance to the status of today.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Historias de la Biblia (Stories of the Bible) - KTBU Channel 55.3 (NacionTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, Mon, Tue, Sat 7:00-8:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
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 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Historias de la Biblia is a program directed for children based on the most fascinating stories of the Bible.
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 Center Stage - KTBU Channel 55.6 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily 1:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
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 14 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Center Stage focuses on a wide range of performing arts, including Chinese folk songs, dance, opera, popular music, and the latest trends in the performing arts scene in China.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Wild America - KTBU 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thurs 8:00A-8:30A
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild America is targeted to children ages 13-16. The key educational objective of the program is to familiarize children with the animals of the North American continent and their interaction with other animals and their environment. Throughout the series, emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and the impact that humans have while interacting in their environment.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids - KTBU 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 8:00A-8:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids has compelling content that works across cultures and aims to grow awareness and participation in all water activities for kids across America. The "Aqua Kids" travel the planet visiting a variety of water environments from water management facilities to fresh water and brackish streams to the oceans of the world with the intent of motivating other kids to become active citizens on the issue of pollution of water environments.
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 Fun Ways to Learn Chinese - KTBU Channel 55.5 (ITV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue-Fri, Sun 8:30-9:00A; Sat 10:30-11:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
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 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A program that teaches children how to learn Chinese through dialog.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Hispanic Lifestyle - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon & Wed 3:00-3:30P
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 5 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 a futuristic view of what is possible in the lives of young Latinos. Overcoming many obstacles, Latino entrepreneurs, politicians, inventors and the like give information to the next generation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Scuba Bob's Ocean Quest - KTBU 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed 8:00A-8:30A
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Scuba Bob's Ocean Quest is a Kidfit or Family Friendly program that is designed to educated youth between the ages 6 and 16 on the importance of Ocean Conservation, and to provide information to help increase their awareness of marine life and ecosystems while providing information on how to make a commitment in making a difference by involvement.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title The He Tre (The Youth) - KTBU Channel 55.2 (VAN TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 4:00-4:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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 3 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A musical program intended to connect Vietnamese American children with their culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Te Voy a Contar - KTBU 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat-Sun 1:30P-3:00P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 48
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 1 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Te Voy a Contar is a children's show hosted by Diana Garle. Diana reads stories and fairy tales, each carrying a lesson of personal value and developing a love for reading. Diana also shares riddles and music throughout the show. The show develops children's vocabulary, helps associate words with ideas, and enhances auditory, sensory and motor skills.
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 Doi Ban Tay Nho (Our Little Hand) - KTBU Channel 55.2 (VAN TV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat-Sun 4:00-4:30P
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 3 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A children's show in which the host reads stories and fairy tales, and teaches children how to do crafts and to sing.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 6:30-7:00A; Tue & Fri 4:00-4:30P; Sat-Sun 6:30- 9:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 223
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 1 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosts Melody and Jeffrey travel to various locations interviewing professionals regarding their chosen vocations. Children are able to pose questions to professionals so that the children may get a better understanding of which occupation they would like to pursue in adulthood.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Edgemont - KTBU 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 8:30A-9:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
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. Edgemont, the award-winning teen drama, has been entertaining, informing and affecting audiences of all ages since 2000. The world of Edgemont revolves around relationships - dating, family, friendship, power games and trust. It's high school in all its glory - or gruesome details. It's a time of innocence and harsh lessons learned. It's a world full of decisions and dilemmas: an unplanned pregnancy, the school bully, a trip out of the closet, school as a single mom. But it's also a world of fun, freedom, gossip, parties and junk food. Over the years, the students of McKinley High deal with life from the ages of 15 to 18.
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 Journeys in Time - KTBU Channel 55.6 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
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 14 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Journeys in Time investigates the enduring mysteries in our past and in the world around us, in order to push forward our understanding of life as we know it today. The program features the archaeologists, anthropologists and historians who have extended the boundaries of what we know about our own past and our planet's history. Their stories are brought to life through documentary footage, re-enactments and outstanding visual and audio effects.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? No

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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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)?
Name of children's programming liaison Miroslava Fernandez
Address 11150 Equity Dr.
City Houston
State TX
Zip 77041
Telephone Number 3056444862
Email Address mfernandez@mega.tv
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. NOTE: This report amends the FCC 398 Children's Television Programming Report initially filed 10/7/2011. A copy of the initially-filed report is attached at Exhibit 7. The children's programming broadcast on the station's digital subchannels is in various foreign languages and/or produced overseas. As such, much of the programming does not contain the E/I symbol. To the extent necessary, a waiver of E/I symbol requirement is requested.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Doi Ban Tay Nho (Our Little Hand) - KTBU Channel 55.2 (VAN TV)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat-Sun 4:00-4:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A children's show in which the host reads stories and fairy tales, and teaches children how to do crafts and to sing.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Hispanic Lifestyle - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon & Wed 3:00-3:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 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 a futuristic view of what is possible in the lives of young Latinos. Overcoming many obstacles, Latino entrepreneurs, politicians, inventors and the like give information to the next generation.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Magic Eyes - KTBU Channel 55.5 (ITV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue-Fri 3:30-4:00P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An animated Chinese language program designed to help children answer questions and solve problems.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Remember Us - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 2:00-2:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the history of Hispanics in America, the program helps children make the right choices when faced with adversity, by allowing them the opportunity to view the past struggles it took to advance to the status of today.
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Historias de la Biblia (Stories of the Bible) - KTBU Channel 55.3 (NacionTV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun, Mon, Tue, Sat 7:00-8:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Historias de la Biblia is a program directed for children based on the most fascinating stories of the Bible.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title The He Tre (The Youth) - KTBU Channel 55.2 (VAN TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 4:00-4:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A musical program intended to connect Vietnamese American children with their culture.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Fun Ways to Learn Chinese - KTBU Channel 55.5 (ITV)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tue-Fri, Sun 8:30-9:00A; Sat 10:30-11:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 79
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A program that teaches children how to learn Chinese through dialog.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be - KTBU Channel 55.4 (Mi Casa)
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri 6:30-7:00A; Tue & Fri 4:00-4:30P; Sat-Sun 6:30-9:00A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 226
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hosts Melody and Jeffrey travel to various locations interviewing professionals regarding their chosen vocations. Children are able to pose questions to professionals so that the children may get a better understanding of which occupation they would like to pursue in adulthood.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Te Voy a Contar - KTBU 55.1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat-Sun 1:30P-3:00P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 81
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 1 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Te Voy a Contar is a children's show hosted by Diana Garle. Diana reads stories and fairy tales, each carrying a lesson of personal value and developing a love for reading. Diana also shares riddles and music throughout the show. The show develops children's vocabulary, helps associate words with ideas, and enhances auditory, sensory and motor skills.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Journeys in Time - KTBU Channel 55.6 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily 9:30A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 14 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Journeys in Time investigates the enduring mysteries in our past and in the world around us, in order to push forward our understanding of life as we know it today. The program features the archaeologists, anthropologists and historians who have extended the boundaries of what we know about our own past and our planet's history. Their stories are brought to life through documentary footage, re-enactments and outstanding visual and audio effects.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Center Stage - KTBU Channel 55.6 (WCETV/CCTV News)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Daily 1:30P
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 14 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Center Stage focuses on a wide range of performing arts, including Chinese folk songs, dance, opera, popular music, and the latest trends in the performing arts scene in China.

Certification

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Question Response

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.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

KTBU Licensing, Inc.


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