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September 2014
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0028358455
File Number:
0000009464
Submit Date:
07/01/2016
Call Sign:
KCWI-TV
Facility ID:
51502
City:
AMES
State:
IA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Superceded
Status Date:
11/16/2017
Filing Status:
Inactive



Report reflects information for : Second 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

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Doing Business As: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

rshelton@weareiowa.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

KEVIN T. FISHER

CONSULTING ENGINEER

SMITH AND FISHER

KEVIN T. FISHER

15640 PIEDMONT PLACE

WOODBRIDGE, VA 22193

United States

+1 (703) 494-2101

KEVIN@SMITHANDFISHER.COM

Technical Representative

KATHLEEN VICTORY , ESQ. .

FCC COUNSEL

FLETCHER HEALD & HILDRETH, PLC

1300 N. 17TH STREET

SUITE 1100

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0400

VICTORY@FHHLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Des Moines-Ames
Web Home Page Address www.weareiowa.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 5.0
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 Dog Whisperer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., & 10:00 a.m. (10/3-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 44
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 8
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
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. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership.
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 Dog Whisperer
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Whisperer
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Whisperer
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Whisperer
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Whisperer
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Whisperer
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Whisperer
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Whisperer
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 08:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 a.m. (10/3-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program focuses on the rescue of animal shelters and pets in need across America. With the help of local community members, the program helps transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children learn about the need for pet adoption throughout the United States, providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle, and will demonstrate the proper care of 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 Save Our Shelter
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Save Our Shelter
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 09:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00 a.m., & 7:30 a.m. (10/3-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients. Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock.
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 Dr. Pol
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dr. Pol
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Dr. Pol
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Dr. Pol
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Dream Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 a.m. (10/3-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a floating classroom. The captain and crew take children on an interactive learning voyage. In each episode, children may learn about the world's oceans, marine life, ecology and careers in science.
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 Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dream Quest
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00 a.m. (10/3-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 15
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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 Town follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dog Town facility. Viewers learn proper treatment of animals , volunteerism and social responsibility.
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 Dog Town, USA
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Dog Town, USA
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other
Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 a.m. (10/3-12/26/15)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a team of business leaders teaches basic, but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched helps teens develop confidence and business savvy and brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams.
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 Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 05/14/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Hatched
List date and time rescheduled 05/21/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? No
Date Preempted 2016-05-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Other

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 Randy Shelton
Address 3903 Westown Parkwat
City West Des Moines
State IA
Zip 50266
Telephone Number (515) 457-9645
Email Address rshelton@weareiowa.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 (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30 a.m. (1/2-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a team of business leaders teaches basic, but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched helps teens develop confidence and business savvy and brings young entrepreneurs to the table encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., & 10:00 a.m. (1/2-3/26/16)
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. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00 a.m. & 7:30 a.m. (1/2-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients. Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 a.m. (1/2-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program focuses on the rescue of animal shelters and pets in need across America. With the help of local community members, the program helps transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children learn about the need for pet adoption throughout the United States, providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle, and will demonstrate the proper care of pets.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Dog Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00 a.m. (1/2-3/26/16)
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 Town follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dog Town facility. Viewers learn proper treatment of animals , volunteerism and social responsibility.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Dream Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00 a.m. (1/2-3/26/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a floating classroom. The captain and crew take children on an interactive learning voyage. In each episode, children may learn about the world's oceans, marine life, ecology and careers in science.

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.

Randy Shelton , Mr. .

Director Broadcast Operations


07/01/2016

Attachments

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2nd quarter 2016 attached.docx Applicant Amendment When I filed the 1st quarter of KCWI I mistakenly punch 2nd quarter on the filing. It was supposed to be 1st quarter. The incorrect one was filed on 4/6/16 and the correct one was filed on 4/8/16. The report filed on 4/6/16 is the one that I am amendin Done with Virus Scan and/or Conversion