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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:
0009961889
File Number:
0000007607
Submit Date:
01/07/2016
Call Sign:
KTMJ-CD
Facility ID:
43649
City:
TOPEKA
State:
KS
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/07/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

LIN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC

Doing Business As: LIN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC

Henry Gola

ONE WEST EXCHANGE STREET, SUITE 5A

PROVIDENCE, RI 02903

United States

+1 (804) 887-5049

regulatoryaffairs@mediageneral.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Henry Gola

Associate General Counsel

Media General, Inc.

Lisa Manning

ONE WEST EXCHANGE STREET, SUITE 5A

Providence, RI 02903

United States

+1 (804) 887-5049

regulatoryaffairs@mediageneral.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Topeka
Web Home Page Address WWW.KSNT.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 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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30am 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 0
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild - Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title EKN Worldwide Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
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. "EKN Worldwide Kids News" an educational newsmagazine series aimed at children between the ages of 13-16 years old and their parents that debuted in first-run syndication the weekend of September 27, 2003. Teen Kids News discusses important issues in a format intended to educate and inform both children and adults. In-studio segments are shot at studios in Manhattan with field reports done on location around the country.
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 EKN Worldwide News
List date and time rescheduled 12/13/2015 07:00 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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program EKN Worldwide News
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/2015 07:00 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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program EKN Worldwide News
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/2015 07:00 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 2015-10-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7am 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 0
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. Animal Atlas - On Animal Atlas they travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. They learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, they meet them face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am 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 0
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. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas. The show follows children who create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and modes of transportation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 7 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PETS.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything Pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets.
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 Pets.TV
List date and time rescheduled 12/06/2015 07:30 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 2015-12-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets.TV
List date and time rescheduled 12/13/2015 07:30 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 #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets.TV
List date and time rescheduled 10/04/2015 07:30 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 2015-10-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets.TV
List date and time rescheduled 10/25/2015 07:30 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 2015-10-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets.TV
List date and time rescheduled 10/18/2015 07:30 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 2015-10-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Pets.TV
List date and time rescheduled 12/20/2015 07:30 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 2015-12-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8am 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 0
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. Eco Company - Eco Company is a weekly children's television show about the environment that debuted in 2009. The show is hosted by a group of teens that focuses on the environment, including ecology, natural resources, and sustainability. The primary format for the show is showcasing teens who make a difference by being green and taking steps to protect the environment in their school or community. Some of the stories that individual teens share are also included in the show.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

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)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Annette Deedrick
Address 6835 NW Hwy 24
City Topeka
State KS
Zip 66618
Telephone Number (785) 582-4000
Email Address annette.deedrick@kansasfirstnews.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 licensee has reviewed internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers for compliance with the FCC's commercial limits in children's programs (47 C.F.R. Section 73.670) and the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with these limits for all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under. In addition to the programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under: None.The station transitioned to digital television. The station's responses to Questions 4, 7, and 10 reflect this termination of analog service.

Other Matters (5)

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Other Matters (1 of 5) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am 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. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas. The show follows children who create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites and modes of transportation.
Other Matters (2 of 5) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30am 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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild - Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small.
Other Matters (3 of 5) Response
Program Title Pets.TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PETS.TV is a television program that provides educational and informational segments exposing the target audience of young viewers to everything Pets. The upbeat contemporary presentation relates pets to their lives and interests. Pets from everyday to the unique are showcased with educational information that shares how they evolved to become pets and their geographic origins. Professionals share personal experiences of featured animals and/or related products. In these segments the excitement and love of working with pets is expressed. The motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to pursue more information and education about everything pets.
Other Matters (4 of 5) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7am 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. Animal Atlas - On Animal Atlas they travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. They learn about their lives, their history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. But best of all, they meet them face to face.
Other Matters (5 of 5) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8am 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. Eco Company - Eco Company is a weekly children's television show about the environment that debuted in 2009. The show is hosted by a group of teens that focuses on the environment, including ecology, natural resources, and sustainability. The primary format for the show is showcasing teens who make a difference by being green and taking steps to protect the environment in their school or community. Some of the stories that individual teens share are also included in the show.

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. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Annette L Deedrick

Programming Asst


01/07/2016

Attachments

No Attachments.