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

FRN:
0002538445
File Number:
CPR-164022
Submit Date:
01/09/2015
Call Sign:
KETV
Facility ID:
53903
City:
OMAHA
State:
NE
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2014

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 ABC, ME-TV
Nielsen DMA Omaha
Web Home Page Address www.ketv.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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/11:30AM-12N CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate social studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/9:00-11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Saved By The Bell is targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. Episodes are 30 minutes each. Multicast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11AM
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 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 Wildlife Docs follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, xrays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest and opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series engages viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, as Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories (e.g., fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds). As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages an opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A fresh approach to the quest of aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Ocean Mysteries shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges, and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about the life teeming in our oceans. Main Digital Channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:00-7:30AM & 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters explores some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters uses science and reasoning to try to uncover the truth. The program teaches children how to gather facts, meet with experts, debunk common myths, and offer explanations for legends. Multicast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Falkner. Viewers are provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes. Main Digital Channel
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 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. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation, and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. It offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there is a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Main Digital Channel.
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 Saved By The Bell
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: 12/12/14 9:00-9:30 PM & 9:30-10:00PM
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. Saved By The Bell is targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. Multicast.
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

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 Linda Hood
Address 2665 Douglas St.
City Omaha
State NE
Zip 68131
Telephone Number 402-345-7777
Email Address lhood@hearst.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.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jack Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9:30-10AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. A fresh approach to the quest of aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Ocean Mysteries shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges, and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the "family dynamics" of the mingling species, viewers will get to know and care about the life teeming in our oceans. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Green Screen Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/7:00-7:30AM & 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Green Screen Adventures sparks enthusiasm for writing through age-appropriate sketch comedy, original songs, puppetry and story theater. The stories are based on the writing of elementary school students, ages 7-13. Children get the message that their words have power, that their voices are being heard. The educational mission emphasizes the four "C"s as well as the three "R"s - Curiosity, confidence, citizenship and compassion. Multicast.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Saved By The Bell
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9-11AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
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. Saved By The Bell is targeted to teens 13-16 years of age, which explores social themes and coping strategies through the daily school life of six teen-aged friends at Bayside High who help each other make the most of growing up in a complicated world. The multi-ethnic cast members serve as role models for young teen viewers as they deal with such issues as dealing with the death of a loved one, the right to say "no", the meaning of heroism, teenage alcohol use and other issues of particular concern to young teens. Episodes are 30 minutes each. Multicast.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10-10:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Sea Rescue features the rescue, rehabilitation, and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. It offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there is a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11-11:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Falkner. Viewers are provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager,showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Born to Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/11:30AM-12PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate social studies teacher to a new level, bringing the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays/10:30-11AM
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. Meets the needs of children whose sophistication and curiosity about their world is motivated by the information explosion. They have the interest and opinions. But they also have a healthy skepticism about adult explanations, which tend to be either condescending or overly complex. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/10:30-11:00AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Wildlife Docs follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, xrays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care. Main Digital Channel.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays/9-9:30AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This series engages viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, as Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different "top ten" each week in a variety of categories (e.g., fastest animals in Africa, tallest insects, biggest eaters, smartest birds). As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals, allowing viewers of all ages an opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom. Main Digital Channel.

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.

KETV Hearst Television Inc.


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