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

FRN:
0001887363
File Number:
0000009855
Submit Date:
04/08/2016
Call Sign:
KARE
Facility ID:
23079
City:
MINNEAPOLIS
State:
MN
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2016

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

MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION

Law Dept.

TEGNA Inc

7950 JONES BRANCH DRIVE

MCLEAN, VA 22107

United States

+1 (703) 854-6899

lcarducc@tegna.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Law Dept.

TEGNA Inc

Law Dept.

TEGNA Inc

7950 JONES BRANCH DRIVE

MCLEAN, VA 22107

United States

+1 (703) 854-6899

lcarducc@tegna.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Minneapolis-St. Paul
Web Home Page Address www.kare11.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 336.0
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: 6.0
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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title NINA'S WORLD (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ninas World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela grandmother. Her Tio Uncle Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Ninas best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Ninas imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title ASTROBLAST (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up when you have made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
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 Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled 03/26/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Astroblast
List date and time rescheduled 02/06/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title LAZYTOWN (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30 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 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Lazy Town encourages fitness and healthful habits for preschool children. In the imaginary setting of Lazy Town, characters eating and fitness habits are linked to problem solving in their world. The lead character is Stephanie, a young girl who guides the audience through the story as she and her friends human puppets and her Uncle Mayor Milford Meanswell navigate life within Lazy Town. Robbie Rotten, the underground spy who personifies the ethos of Lazy Town, is determined to ruin the health and fitness practices of Stephanie and her friends. When the kids have difficulty with Robbie Rotten, Sportacus a gymnast athlete prepared to answer any call for help comes to the rescue from his home in a zeppelin like aircraft that hovers over the earth. The underlying themes of Lazy Town stress the importance of eating sports candy aka fruits and vegetables, always obtaining sufficient sleep, and going outside to engage in a wide range of physical activities that include playing games, competing athletically, and even building forts and play structures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title FLOOGALS (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Floogals is an animated show starring three space aliens, Fleeker, Flo, and Boomer, who have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman that is Floogal speak for human, the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multi step process of watching, listening, touching, and note taking until they have figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title NINA'S WORLD (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ninas World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Ninas best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Ninas imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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 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. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour series all about man's best friend. This show airs on our digital channel 11.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30 pm
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. This show airs on our digital channel 11.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET & DAVE (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave (RRTD) is an animated show that puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Rolypods, enter the Spin Again transport vehicle and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the RolyPods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title CLANGERS (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Clangers is a beloved British series that was originally conceived by Oliver Postgate in 1969 and has been reconceived and invigorated by his son, Daniel Postgate. The show features the Clanger family, small mouse-like creatures that live on Clanger Planet far away from Earth. The members of the family are presented with many unusual challenges that become the center of a dilemma that must be resolved within each episode. Strange visitors arrive out of nowhere and Clangers have to figure out who the visitors really are and why they are on Clanger Planet. Sometimes they need to help or rescue someone who has become lost on the planet. Other times, they are trying to understand outer space: meteors and comets and eclipses of the sun or moon. Each member of the family has a forte, from playing music to knitting or gardening, or inventing equipment that comes in handy for some of the problemsolving that takes place.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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 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 Rescue is a weekly half-hour series about compassionate individuals who come to the aid of animals in distress. This show airs on our digital channel 11.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title EARTH TO LUNA (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Earth to Luna is a Brazilian animated series about a 12 year old girl, Luna, who loves science and the outdoors. There is nothing she does not question, and she shares everything she learns with her little brother, Jupiter, her parents or her friend Alice, and Clyde, her pet ferret. In each episode Luna and her brother develop questions about whatever they find curious, e.g., What goes on inside the snail's shell or Why does a firefly blink. In pursuit of answers, Luna, Jupiter and Clyde go off on an imaginary adventure to do their research. They transform into the object or creature they are studying so they can personally experience the answers to their questions. When the threesome is finished with the field trip, Luna summarizes everything they have learned with a show and a song.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title MISSING (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:00 pm
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. Missing is a weekly half-hour series focusing attention on the plight of missing children. This show airs on our digital channel 11.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 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 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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about money and business, as well as setting and achieving their financial goals. This show airs on our digital channel 11.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title ASTROBLAST (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up when you have made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30 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 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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour series featuring "hands-on" science projects. This show airs on our digital channel 11.2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET & DAVE (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave (RRTD) is an animated show that puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem-solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Roly-pods, enter the Spin-Again transport vehicle and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the Roly-Pods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title FOOD FOR THOUGHT (11.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9:00 am (See Comments section)
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 180 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. Hosted by Claire Thomas, Food for Thought with Claire Thomas, will approach food from a fresh and enlightening perspective. From exploring a wide variety of indigenous foods that are celebrated by cultures across the world to providing easy ways to grow healthy produce within one's own community, Claire will not only showcase her passion for food as a lifestyle but will fulfill her dream of sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge with young people. Six different 30-minute episodes air each Saturday morning. This show airs on our 11.3 channel.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title CLANGERS (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 am (See Comments section)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 5
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Clangers is a beloved British series that was originally conceived by Oliver Postgate in 1969 and has been reconceived and invigorated by his son, Daniel Postgate. The show features the Clanger family, small mouse-like creatures that live on Clanger Planet far away from Earth. The members of the family are presented with many unusual challenges that become the center of a dilemma that must be resolved within each episode. Strange visitors arrive out of nowhere and Clangers have to figure out who the visitors really are and why they are on Clanger Planet. Sometimes they need to help or rescue someone who has become lost on the planet. Other times, they are trying to understand outer space: meteors and comets and eclipses of the sun or moon. Each member of the family has a forte, from playing music to knitting or gardening, or inventing equipment that comes in handy for some of the problem-solving that takes place.
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 Clangers
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Clangers
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Clangers
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Into the Outdoors (11.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays, 5:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. What children's program takes kids all the way from standing tree to finished paper? What kids' show invites viewers to understand not only the "you should do it" but the "why" behind energy conservation? What boy- and girl-oriented onscreen entertainment actually enlightens just as much as it entertains? Into the Outdoors. Watching an episode of Into the Outdoors makes kids want to get up and go outside to explore, discover, understand and enjoy the natural world first-hand. Into the Outdoors provides a trusted, unbiased opportunity to present positive, environmentally conscious messaging within a multi-award winning television program that appeals to kids-and their parents. Part science lesson; part travelogue; part exploration of the ooeey, gooey and gross; Into the Outdoors has achieved its award-winning success by serving up stories that captivate kids-and provide show sponsors with a highly valuable platform for sharing their brand's support of the world we share. This show airs on our 11.1 channel.
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

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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 Laurie Boyce
Address 8811 Olson Memorial Highway
City Golden Valley
State MN
Zip 55427
Telephone Number (763) 797-7355
Email Address lboyce@kare11.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. DIGITAL CORE PROGRAMS 1 AND 7 Nina's World aired on Saturdays at 10:00 am from 1/2/16 through 1/30/16. NBC replaced this show with Floogals on Saturdays at 10:00 am from 2/6/16 through 3/26/16. DIGITAL CORE PROGRAMS 2 AND 8 Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave aired on Saturdays at 10:30 am from 1/2/16 - 1/30/16. NBC replaced this show with Nina's World on Saturdays at 10:30 am from 2/6/16 - 3/26/16. DIGITAL CORE PROGRAMS 3 AND 9 Astroblast aired on Saturdays at 11:00 am from 1/2/16 - 1/30/16. NBC replaced this show with Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave on Saturdays from 2/6/16 - 3/26/16. DIGITAL CORE PROGRAMS 4 AND 10 Clangers aired on Saturdays at 11:30 am on 1/9/16 and 1/30/16. The Clangers episodes from 1/2/16, 1/16/16 and 1/23/16 aired on those Saturdays at 7:30 am, due to NBC's coverage of Barclay's Premier League Soccer. NBC replaced Clangers with Astroblast on Saturdays from 2/6/16 - 3/26/16. The Astroblast episodes from 2/6/16, 2/27/16 and 3/12/16 were moved to 7:30 am due to NBC's coverage of Barclay's Premier League Soccer. On 3/26/16, Astroblast aired at 7:30 am due to NBC's coverage of Ski and Snowboarding. KARE TV informed viewers both over the air and through the TV Listing Services. DIGITAL CORE PROGRAMS 5 AND 11 Earth to Luna aired on Sundays at 7:00 am from 1/3/16 - 1/31/16. NBC replaced this show with Clangers on Sundays at 7:00 am from 2/7/16 - 3/27/16. DIGITAL CORE PROGRAM 18 (11.3) Food for Thought aired on our 11.3 channel on Saturdays, from 1/1/16 - 1/23/16, from 9:00 - 10:00 am, and also on Sundays, from 9:00 - 11:00 am. From 1/24/16 - 3/26/16, Food for Thought aired only on Sundays, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. On 3/27/16, Food for Thought aired on Sunday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am, followed by the new show Wild about Animals from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. NBCUniversal The More You Know website: Since 1989, The More You Know has brought the nation's most important social issues to the forefront, and remains a trusted voice for sharing knowledge to improve lives and inspire action. The More You Know's comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) includes in-depth resource and referral information on the campaign's important focus issues including: HEALTH fighting childhood obesity, encouraging nutrition and physical fitness ENVIRONMENT encouraging everyday actions that reduce environmental impact EDUCATION recruiting new teachers and promoting their long lasting impact DIGITAL LITERACY and INTERNET SAFETY sharing online safety tips and information DIVERSITY embracing differences and promoting inclusion, tolerance and respect Also featured on site is "The More You Know" Learning series "Growing Up Online," a free eBook on digital literacy and Internet Safety. Growing Up Online is an important tool to initiate conversation with children about online safety. The eBook is a media-rich, two-part learning resource that provides easy-to-use information about navigating the digital world in a unique and engaging way. Part one includes safety tips, discussion questions and key takeaways for parents and teachers. Part two features four entertaining video comic books for children, focused on real situations that come up when kids go online. Additional content on the site includes public service announcements, behind-the-scenes videos, a general overview, a talent directory, and a list of the campaigns accolade's such as the prestigious Emmy and Peabody awards.

Other Matters (14)

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Other Matters (1 of 14) Response
Program Title WILD ABOUT ANIMALS (11.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 120 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. WILD ABOUT ANIMALS is a half hour animal magazine series. The show is hosted by the Emmy award winning actress Mariette Hartley. Mariette has committed herself to fighting for the rights of animals for over 20 years. This series is produced for children 16 and under (specific target audience is 13 to 16). As the producers of WILD ABOUT ANIMALS, it is the objective of Steve Rotfeld Productions, Inc., to educate and inform children, specifically in the target age group, by bringing them entertaining and interesting stories about the worlds most fascinating animals. Each episode will consist of four different stories designed to teach children about both exotic and unique animals, as well as to educate them further about animals they see everyday.
Other Matters (2 of 14) Response
Program Title FLOOGALS (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Floogals is an animated show starring three space aliens, Fleeker, Flo, and Boomer, who have been sent to earth to explore, investigate, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are no taller than a large safety pin and their visual perspective is literally the point of view of the show. With the multiple challenges of their size and ignorance of all things Hooman (that is Floogal-speak for humans), the Floogals have a lot of work on their hands. They are engaged in the dual processes of discovery and problem-solving as nothing on earth is familiar to them. Much like young children, they begin by encountering something new and then go through a comedic multi-step process of watching, listening, touching, and note-taking until they have figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Other Matters (3 of 14) Response
Program Title FOOD FOR THOUGHT (11.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 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. Hosted by Claire Thomas, Food for Thought with Claire Thomas, will approach food from a fresh and enlightening perspective. From exploring a wide variety of indigenous foods that are celebrated by cultures across the world to providing easy ways to grow healthy produce within one's own community, Claire will not only showcase her passion for food as a lifestyle but will fulfill her dream of sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge with young people. Six different 30-minute episodes will air each Saturday morning. This show will air on our 11.3 channel.
Other Matters (4 of 14) Response
Program Title MISSING (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 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. Missing is a weekly half-hour series focusing attention on the plight of missing children. This show will air on our digital channel 11.2.
Other Matters (5 of 14) Response
Program Title NOODLE & DOODLE (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Noodle and Doodle is a live action show hosted by Sean Roach that also blends animation and puppetry into the overall format. Sean drives a double decker bus into various communities to meet children who have written to him with a problem that they would like to solve using an art and or a food experience. Sean is accompanied by Noodle, a puppet character and Doodle, a digital character that lives inside a tablet computer, and Doggity, a faithful beagle. Doggity has a mini-show of his own through an animated alter ego that appears during diversionary segments set in a restaurant kitchen. The show demonstrates how recycled materials can become art and how food, art, and problem solving can be combined to create a fun experience in everyday life. Every episode can be replicated at home with ease by parents and children playing together.
Other Matters (6 of 14) Response
Program Title THINK BIG (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 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. Think Big is a weekly half-hour series featuring teen inventors with big ideas. This show will air on our digital channel 11.2.
Other Matters (7 of 14) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET & DAVE (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave (RRTD) is an animated show that puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Rolypods, enter the Spin Again transport vehicle and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the RolyPods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
Other Matters (8 of 14) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 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. Animal Rescue is a weekly half-hour series about compassionate individuals who come to the aid of animals in distress. This show will air on our digital channel 11.2.
Other Matters (9 of 14) Response
Program Title DOG TALES (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 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. Dog Tales is a weekly half-hour series all about man's best friend. This show will air on our digital channel 11.2.
Other Matters (10 of 14) Response
Program Title CHICA SHOW (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7:00 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Chica Show features a five year old baby chick that spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chicas nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. Chicas parents were formerly entertainers in the vaudeville tradition and they regale the audience with stories and songs from their theatrical past. They enjoy and indulge Chica, who sometimes acts younger than her age and gets into all kinds of predicaments. Kelly uses fantasy play to transform herself, Chica, Bunji and Stitches into animated characters in another universe, who are struggling with a problem similar to the one Chica experienced in the Coop. Without fail, they find the problem can be solved and they carry that knowledge back to the Coop to use on another day.
Other Matters (11 of 14) Response
Program Title NINA'S WORLD (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 10:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ninas World is an animated show based on a six-year-old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Ninas best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Ninas imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Other Matters (12 of 14) Response
Program Title BIZ KIDS (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 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. Biz Kids is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about money and business, as well as setting and achieving their financial goals. This show will air on our digital channel 11.2.
Other Matters (13 of 14) Response
Program Title ASTROBLAST (11.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 11:30 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Astroblast, based on the book series by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, is set on a space station in an unknown solar system. Five animal characters and one three eyed octopus of unknown derivation populate the station. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament needing a solution. While these predicaments take place in a fantasy environment, the issues and resolutions resonate for a preschool audience. Through comedy and zippy action, our target audience sees how the characters learn lessons for practical living such as how to keep track of things that belong to you, practice good habits, clean up when you have made a mess, rebound from a failure or an embarrassing incident, or resist the urge to blame others for your mistakes.
Other Matters (14 of 14) Response
Program Title DRAGONFLY TV (11.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 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. Dragonfly TV is a weekly half-hour series featuring "hands-on" science projects. This show will air on our digital channel 11.2.

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Akin S Harrison , Esq .

Secretary


04/08/2016

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