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

FRN:
0008344160
File Number:
0000013314
Submit Date:
08/30/2016
Call Sign:
KCPM
Facility ID:
86208
City:
GRAND FORKS
State:
ND
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report Amendment
Status:
Received
Status Date:
08/30/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2015

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

G.I.G. OF NORTH DAKOTA, LLC

Applicant

Doing Business As: G.I.G. OF NORTH DAKOTA, LLC

CHARLES POPPEN

P.O. BOX 88336

SIOUX FALLS, SD 57109

United States

+1 (605) 335-3393

CPOPPEN@KCPO.TV

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

AARON P SHAINIS

FCC COUNSEL

SHAINIS AND PELTZMAN, CHARTERED

AARON P. SHAINIS

1850 M STREET, NW

SUITE 240

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 293-0041

AARON@S-PLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network MyNetworkTV
Nielsen DMA Fargo-Valley City
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 3.5
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(7)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 7) Response
Program Title THE CENTSABLES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUES, 7:00-7:30 AM & SUN 12:30-1:00
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Centsables are a group of six bank employees by day and superheroes by night. Battling the evil forces of the Liquidator and the Credit-tor the Centsables teach financial literacy in a format that children can easily understand. Delivering kid-centric messages about saving money, compound interest, earning interest, credit cards, and sharing with others, the Centsables teaches kids how to deal with financial matters in a responsible way.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 7) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MON. 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about the way they live, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive in the wild. Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 7) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURS. 7:00-7:30 AM & SUN. 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 7) Response
Program Title DOG TALES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI. 7:00-7:30 AM & SUN. 11:30-12:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. : "Dog Tales" is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative. "Dog Tales" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 7) Response
Program Title WHAT COLOR IS YOUR DOG
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN. 4:30-5:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. : In this entertaining weekly half hour program, Mr. Silverman, the well known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our four-legged family companions for this age group. Also, each week other animal trainers will talk about their experiences with dogs and cats - especially the specific training needed for a film, television program or commercial.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 7) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT. 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series focusing on actual cases of missing persons. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. The program emphasizes taking active responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness, presented in a calm and non-threatening manner suited for teenagers. "Missing" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 7) Response
Program Title THE COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED. 7:00-7:30 AM & 12:30-1:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
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 CHUCK POPPEN
Address 2229 W 50TH STREET
City SIOUX FALLS
State SD
Zip 57107
Telephone Number (605) 254-7600
Email Address CPOPPEN@KCPO.TV
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 (7)

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Other Matters (1 of 7) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT. 7:00-7:30 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. Missing" is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series focusing on actual cases of missing persons. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, provides information and descriptions of missing children, including endangered runaways as well as victims of abductions. The show also presents peer-to-peer advice on safety in public places and in cyber space, including real-world examples of how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. The program emphasizes taking active responsibility for personal safety and promotes situational awareness, presented in a calm and non-threatening manner suited for teenagers. "Missing" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.
Other Matters (2 of 7) Response
Program Title WHAT COLOR IS YOUR DOG
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 4:30-5:00 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. : In this entertaining weekly half hour program, Mr. Silverman, the well known Hollywood animal trainer and author, demonstrates how to train dogs and cats with the help of his furry friends either in-home or on location. The visual instructions are an easy way to learn the art of training our four-legged family companions for this age group. Also, each week other animal trainers will talk about their experiences with dogs and cats - especially the specific training needed for a film, television program or commercial.
Other Matters (3 of 7) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MON. 7:00-7:30 AM, SUN. 4:00-4:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Atlas travels the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable, from the familiar to the astounding. We learn about the way they live, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive in the wild. Just spin the globe. Anywhere, everywhere animals live, you'll find Animal Atlas!
Other Matters (4 of 7) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURS. 7:00-7:30 AM & 8:30-9:00 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. "Animal Rescue" is a weekly half-hour reality series showcasing spectacular rescues of all types of animals. The series focuses on the dedicated people around the world who help sick, injured or abused animals. The program also instructs children on the proper care of animals and provides safety tips on how to care for all kinds of creatures in the animal kingdom. The show is aimed at children and families who want to learn about animal treatment, care and protection.
Other Matters (5 of 7) Response
Program Title THE CENTSABLES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUES. 7:00-7:30 AM & SUN 12:30-1:00 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 25
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. The Centsables are a group of six bank employees by day and superheroes by night. Battling the evil forces of the Liquidator and the Credit-tor the Centsables teach financial literacy in a format that children can easily understand. Delivering kid-centric messages about saving money, compound interest, earning interest, credit cards, and sharing with others, the Centsables teaches kids how to deal with financial matters in a responsible way.
Other Matters (6 of 7) Response
Program Title THE COOLEST PLACES ON EARTH
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WED. 7:00-7:30 AM & SUN. 12:00-12:30 PM
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. The Coolest Places on Earth is an educational and informative half-hour, E/I program that takes young viewers on a journey of discovery to the most astonishing places on the planet - cities, festivals, landmarks and jaw-dropping works of nature - exploring each location's history and culture. Each episode showcases three specific locations and delivers fast-paced, engaging information that's a perfect match for the 21st century learner. The series is packed with facts about history, geography, and culture. The goal of the series is to provide young viewers with the inspiration and information to better understand and appreciate the culturally and geographically diverse world around them.
Other Matters (7 of 7) Response
Program Title DOG TALES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 7:00-7:30 AM & 11:30-12:00 PM
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. "Dog Tales" is a weekly half-hour educational/informational series showcasing all aspects of the canine world. The series, which is appropriate for family viewing and children ages 13-16 in particular, offering useful information on all kinds of dogs and the people who love them. The program also instructs young viewers on the proper care of pets and provides safety, health and training tips that are useful for all kinds of dogs. In addition to showcasing skilled and compassionate individuals helping dogs and dogs assisting people, the program emphasizes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living creatures and promotes strong personal and community values, all in a manner that is as entertaining as it is informative. "Dog Tales" is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired and displays the "E/I" icon throughout the broadcast.

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.

CHARLES POPPEN

MEMBER


08/30/2016

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