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

FRN:
0019682483
File Number:
0000011971
Submit Date:
07/06/2016
Call Sign:
KYAZ
Facility ID:
31870
City:
KATY
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/06/2016
Filing Status:
Active



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

NORTHSTAR HOUSTON LICENSE, LLC.

Doing Business As: NORTHSTAR HOUSTON LICENSE, LLC.

Jack Goodman

1701 N. MARKET STREET

SUITE 500

DALLAS, TX 75202

United States

+1 (214) 754-7008

jack@jackngoodman.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jack N. Goodman , Esq .

FCC Counsel

Law Offices of Jack N Goodman

Jack N. Goodman

1200 New Hampshire Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 776-2045

jack@jackngoodman.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Azteca America
Nielsen DMA Houston
Web Home Page Address

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 999.0
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: 19.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Kiss Kiss (51.5)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday to Friday 5:10pm to 5:40pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired 65
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 5 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a children's show with educational and fun activities that differ from day to day. Hosted by two fun-loving people and their children counterparts (as well as amusing puppets), children are taught English and hanja (Chinese characters), take part in quiz shows, enjoy the retelling of folk tales and learn how to cook and prepare fun and healthy snacks.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Piano for Children, Niem Tin Cuoc Song; Math in ten, The Gioi Moun Loai (51.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon - Fri 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Total times aired 65
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cartoons designed to teach children to learn to read Viertnamese through cartoon characters, children's folk songs and fun quizzes. Learning Viertnamese through cartoons and classroom games. Quizzes and trivial games designed to teach Vietnamese culture, traditions, and language. Short stories to teach Vietnamese history and folk songs. Children interact with each other in challenging games to learn language.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title The He Tre(Young Generation) (51.7)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday - Sunday 7:30am- 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 51
Total times aired 51
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Young Generation" programming series engages children in learning the Vietnamese language and culture through songs and short plays, similar to Sesame Street. The upbeat music helps children understand and pronounce Vietnamese words with a teacher who guides them through each program's lesson, using verbal rhymes and rhytm. At each Vietnamese holiday, children also learn the history and cultural background of the special cultural occasion through holiday songs, colorful costumes and dances.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Childrens Showtime (51.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays 8:00am to 09:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Combines learning and fun enhances children's abililty to observe and understand their world. Children hear stories, learn Chinese, and learn children's songs, painting, animation, and how to make crafts and puppets. The content of the show explores the traditional virtues of honest, kindness, sincerity and tolerance, and inspires children's mind.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Cooking Class for Kids (51.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 4:10pm to 4:40pm and Fridays 4:40pm to 5:10pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This Informative children program will teach our kids how to make healthy meals on their own and open their eyes for correcting bad eating and dining habits as well as creating a healthy habit for proactive cooking.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Super Libro (51.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat & Sun 7am-8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated children's series transports two curious children and their robot, who, after accidentally discovering an antique book with magical power, find themselves caught up in adventure after adventure. In each episode, they are transported back in time, right in the middle of ancient, biblical stories. Children of all ages enjoy experiencing first-hand their favorite Bible adventures.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title The He Tre(Young Generation) (51.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun 5:00pm- 5:30Pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 50
Total times aired 50
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Young Generation" programming series engages children in learning the Vietnamese language and culture through songs and short plays, similar to Sesame Street. The upbeat music helps children understand and pronounce Vietnamese words with a teacher who guides them through each program's lesson, using verbal rhymes and rhytm. At each Vietnamese holiday, children also learn the history and cultural background of the special cultural occasion through holiday songs, colorful costumes and dances.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Childrens Showtime (51.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Total times aired 66
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 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Combines learning and fun enhances children's abililty to observe and understand their world. Children hear stories, learn Chinese, and learn children's songs, painting, animation, and how to make crafts and puppets. The content of the show explores the traditional virtues of honest, kindness, sincerity and tolerance, and inspires children's mind.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Kids' School (51.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays to Thursdays 4:40pm to 5:10pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kids School offers equal education opportunities for children to simultaneously develop creativity, leadership, and critical thinking skills. Experience exciting travel locations to boost children's creativity and fuel their quest for knowledge of the world. While watching TV and playing with friends we can also learn concept of mathematics as well as fun play sessions to understand classic stories. Satisfy curiosity with science experiments that will increase observational skills, creativity, and also learn how to make toys with simple things at home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Reino Animal (51.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat & Sun 8:00am- 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Kingdom" is a fun and informative half hour show about the world's Flora and Fauna. The show displays all kinds of animals you can imagine, form the most common animals to the most amazing ones, including monkeys, giant lizards, and sharks.
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 Jorge Arredondo
Address 1701 N. Market Street, Suite 500
City Dallas
State TX
Zip 75202
Telephone Number (214) 754-7008
Email Address jarredondo@aztecaamerica.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. Multicast streams 51.2 and 51.7 were replaced on May 21st with a different programmer that does not carry core content. More content will be added during Q3 on stream 51.2 to compensate the shortfall in time.

Other Matters (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Superlibro (51.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat & Sun 7:00am- 8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This fun program shows the audience how young children use their skills to learn and compete in a contest full of adventures with other children, and some pirates too.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Kids' School (51.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays to Thhursdays 4:40pm to 5:10pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 54
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kids School offers equal education opportunities for children to simultaneously develop creativity, leadership, and critical thinking skills. Experience exciting travel locations to boost children's creativity and fuel their quest for knowledge of the world. While watching TV and playing with friends we can also learn concept of mathematics as well as fun play sessions to understand classic stories. Satisfy curiosity with science experiments that will increase observational skills, creativity, and also learn how to make toys with simple things at home.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Childrens Showtime (51.4)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays 8:00am to 09:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Combines learning and fun enhances children's abililty to observe and understand their world. Children hear stories, learn Chinese, and learn children's songs, painting, animation, and how to make crafts and puppets. The content of the show explores the traditional virtues of honest, kindness, sincerity and tolerance, and inspires children's mind.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Piano for CHildren, Niem Tin Cuoc Song; Math in ten, Suc Khoe Tam Than, The Gioi Moun Loai (51.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon -Fri 4:00pm-4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Cartoons designed to teach children to learn to read Viertnamese through cartoon characters, children's folk songs and fun quizzes. Learning Viertnamese through cartoons and classroom games. Quizzes and trivial games designed to teach Vietnamese culture, traditions, and language. Short stories to teach Vietnamese history and folk songs. Children interact with each other in challenging games to learn language.
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Reino Animal (51.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays and Sundays 8:00am - 08:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 5 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Kingdom" is a fun and informative half hour show about the world's Flora and Fauna. The show displays all kinds of animals you can imagine, form the most common animals to the most amazing ones, including monkeys, giant lizards, and sharks.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Cooking Class for Kids (51.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays 4:10pm to 4:40pm and Fridays 4:40pm to 5:10pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This Informative children program will teach our kids how to make healthy meals on their own and open their eyes for correcting bad eating and dining habits as well as creating a healthy habit for proactive cooking.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title NASA 360 (51.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Fridays 7-8 AM
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. NASA 360 is a half-hour broadcast program produced by the National Institute of Aerospace for NASA. By examining how technologies developed by and for NASA are used in everything from space exploration to everyday consumer products, NASA 360 showcases how NASA changes our lives in positive ways. The program appeals to all ages, but is crafted to reach the Gen X and Y demographic. 13 to 16 years old.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title NASA'S Destination Tomorrow (51.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon 7-9 AM, Wed 7-8 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NASA's Destination Tomorrow is an Emmy-award-winning 30-minute educational program that is produced for television; an associated web site contains story summaries and links to related program material. Programs in this series (1) create and heighten children's interest in mathematics, science, technology, and NASA; (2) increase the scientific and technological literacy of children; (3) help parents and caregivers to become involved in the education of children and young children; and (4) serve as a mechanism for educating (and involving) the public about NASA such that people will understand what NASA does (especially here on Earth) and why what NASA does is important to our economic, scientific, and security interests
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Kiss Kiss (51.5)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mondays to Fridays 5:10pm to 5:40pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a children's show with educational and fun activities that differ from day to day. Hosted by two fun-loving people and their children counterparts (as well as amusing puppets), children are taught English and hanja (Chinese characters), take part in quiz shows, enjoy the retelling of folk tales and learn how to cook and prepare fun and healthy snacks.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title NASA Connection (51.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Tues and Thurs 7-8 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. NASA Connection is a program created by NASA and focuses on NASA research's past, present & future in a magazine style format, designed to create a heighten interest for kids 8 to 16 years in mathematics, science, technology and NASA. Programs in this series include: 1): an educator's guide including a hands-on activity; 2): interactive web activities; and 3); serves as mechanism for parents in the education of children.

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.

Jorge Arredondo

Director of Operations


07/06/2016

Attachments

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