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

FRN:
0022452825
File Number:
0000014398
Submit Date:
10/04/2016
Call Sign:
KUAM-TV
Facility ID:
51233
City:
HAGATNA
State:
GU
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/04/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2016

General Information

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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

PACIFIC TELESTATIONS, LLC

Doing Business As: PACIFIC TELESTATIONS, LLC

Marie Calvo-Monge

600 NORTH HARMON LOOP ROAD

SUITE 102

HAGATNA, GU 96912

United States

+1 (671) 637-5826

john@jwkinglaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

ROBERT CLARKE

CHIEF ENGINEER

Pacific Telestations, LLC

600 HARMON LOOP ROAD

SUITE 102

DEDEDO, GU 96929

United States

+1 (671) 635-5810

robert@KUAM.COM

Technical Representative

JOHN WELLS KING

Law Office of John Wells King, PLLC

4051 Shoal Creek Lane East

Jacksonville, FL 32225

United States

+1 (904) 647-9610

john@jwkinglaw.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 NA
Web Home Page Address www.kuam.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 6.4
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 154.0
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: 7.7
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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title THE CHICA SHOW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1:30PM; FRI 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
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. The Chica Show features a five year old "baby" chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume show, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stictches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure - a fantasy transformation to animation - where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET & DAVE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12:30PM; TUE 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
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 is Sprout's newest original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff (an excitable puppy), Tweet (a lovable and thoughtful chick), and Dave (a unique, blue panda) on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices and encourages viewers to watch the show while accessing a companion interactive mobile app.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title ASTROBLAST
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1PM UNTIL 7/16/16; FRI 12NOON UNTIL 7/22/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 7
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. The station is populated by five animal characters and one three-eyed octopus of unknown derivation. Each episode begins with an everyday conversation or incident that grows into a predicament of some sort needing a solution. While these predicaments take place on a space station populated by animal characters and aliens from different galaxies, 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 a space when you've 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 (4 of 9) Response
Program Title NIHI
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 2:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
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. Nihi! (means "Let's Go" in Chamoru, Guam's native language), it is a children's television program for Guam's children that aims to affirm identity by inspiring a deep love for our ocean, land and community. Along with perpetuating our unique language, culture and stories, Nihi! Also encourages environmental stewardship and healthy living choices. Nihi! Is a program of Duk Duk Goos, Inc. - a recognized non-profit exempt status. Nihi! is the first educational children's television and web show of its kind - perpetuating Chamoru language, culture and values while encouraging environmental stewardship, healthy choices and character development. The first season will introduce exciting topics - Native Birds, I Pilan (the Moon) and Trongkon Niyok (coconut tree) - weaving culture and language together with elements of science and language arts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title FLOOGALS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30AM; MON 3PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
Total times aired 21
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
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 staring 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's 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've 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 (6 of 9) Response
Program Title NINA'S WORLD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 12NOON; TUE 12NOON
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 20
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
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. Nina's 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. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's 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 (7 of 9) Response
Program Title NOODLE AND DOODLE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11AM; MON 2:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 21
Total times aired 21
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
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. Noodle and Doodle, an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 2PM; TUES 3PM AND THURS 3PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 34
Total times aired 34
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
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. TEEN KIDS NEWS is a news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is compelling as well as highly entertaining. It is designed to appeal to the audience on its own level. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor teams are unique in television and have a great appeal to kids who can emulate them. This program serves the audience in a way that will make a real difference in their lives. It inserts the clear voice of the kid into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title TERRIFC TRUCKS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1PM STARTING 7/23/16; FRI 12NOON STARTING 7/29/16
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
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. Terrific Trucks is a live-action series that follows the exploits of five self-driving, heavy-duty construction trucks. They include Tork, the dump truck, Stotz, the flatbed, Dug, the digger, Blinker, the mini-digger, and Sparky, the front-end loader. The trucks reside in a fully equipped truck yard/rock quarry and work as a team on various building projects that require planning, collaboration and implementation. Each truck brings specific skills to the group. They get challenging job assignments from Mr. Bill Board, a digital outdoor screen that outlines and diagrams the problem to be solved. By allocating the role each truck will perform during the project, the group merges those unique skills to fulfill their respective assignments. Unexpected problems that could compromise their success-- such as the weather, broken truck parts, or personal conflicts between the trucks--- are addressed and overcome so the job can be completed.
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 CHRISTIE SAN AGUSTIN
Address 600 HARMON LOOP ROAD, STE. 102
City DEDEDO
State GU
Zip 96929
Telephone Number (671) 637-5826
Email Address christie@kuam.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. The pre-emption for Noodle and Doodle and Floogals on 8/6, 8, 13, 15 and 20, 2016 was due to live coverage of Olympic Summer Games. The pre-emption of Nina's World and Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave on 8/6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 2016 was due to live coverage of Olympic Summer Games. On 9/27/2016 the pre-emption was due to live coverage of the Presidential Debate #1. The pre-emption of Terrific Trucks and The Chica Show on 8/6, 12, 13, 19, 20 was due to live coverage of Olympic Summer Games. On 8/26 and 9/92016 the pre-emption was due to live coverage of NFL games. The pre-emption of Teen Kids News on 8/9, 11, 16, 18, 20, 2016 was due to live coverage of Olympic Summer Games. The pre-emption of NIHI on 8/13 & 20, 2016 was due to live coverage of Olympic Summer Games.

Other Matters (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title RUFF RUFF TWEET & DAVE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12:30PM; TUE 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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 is Sprout's newest original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff (an excitable puppy), Tweet (a lovable and thoughtful chick), and Dave (a unique, blue panda) on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices and encourages viewers to watch the show while accessing a companion interactive mobile app.
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title TERRIFIC TRUCKS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1PM; FRI 12NOON
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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. Terrific Trucks is a live-action series that follows the exploits of five self-driving, heavy-duty construction trucks. They include Tork, the dump truck, Stotz, the flatbed, Dug, the digger, Blinker, the mini-digger, and Sparky, the front-end loader. The trucks reside in a fully equipped truck yard/rock quarry and work as a team on various building projects that require planning, collaboration and implementation. Each truck brings specific skills to the group. They get challenging job assignments from Mr. Bill Board, a digital outdoor screen that outlines and diagrams the problem to be solved. By allocating the role each truck will perform during the project, the group merges those unique skills to fulfill their respective assignments. Unexpected problems that could compromise their success-- such as the weather, broken truck parts, or personal conflicts between the trucks--- are addressed and overcome so the job can be completed.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title NIHI
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 2:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Nihi! (means "Let's Go" in Chamoru, Guam's native language), it is a children's television program for Guam's children that aims to affirm identity by inspiring a deep love for our ocean, land and community. Along with perpetuating our unique language, culture and stories, Nihi! Also encourages environmental stewardship and healthy living choices. Nihi! Is a program of Duk Duk Goos, Inc. - a recognized non-profit exempt status. Nihi! is the first educational children's television and web show of its kind - perpetuating Chamoru language, culture and values while encouraging environmental stewardship, healthy choices and character development. The first season will introduce exciting topics - Native Birds, I Pilan (the Moon) and Trongkon Niyok (coconut tree) - weaving culture and language together with elements of science and language arts.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title NOODLE AND DOODLE
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11AM; MON 2:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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, an instructional series, features creating art projects and cooking projects around a specific theme. Host, Sean, drives around in a double-decker bus fully equipped with art supplies and a kitchen, ready for any assignment. The projects encourage parent engagement and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. Sean's side-kick, Doggity, is an ever-faithful beagle who transforms into an animated character during interstitial trips to a parallel universe, set in a kitchen full of prank playing animated characters. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials in order to demonstrate that creativity can transform something intended for one purpose into something that achieves a completely different goal.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title TEEN KIDS NEWS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 2PM; TUES 3PM THURS 3PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 40
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. TEEN KIDS NEWS is a news program that provides information and news to kids in a manner that is compelling as well as highly entertaining. It is designed to appeal to the audience on its own level. The focus of the program is young people, always letting them tell their stories in their own words. The large, diverse news anchor teams are unique in television and have a great appeal to kids who can emulate them. This program serves the audience in a way that will make a real difference in their lives. It inserts the clear voice of the kid into the adult-dominated media and provides a unique perspective to the news that is not currently available on network television.
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title NINA'S WORLD
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 12NOON; TUES 12NOON
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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. Nina's 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. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's 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 (7 of 8) Response
Program Title FLOOGALS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 11:30AM; MON 3PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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 staring 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's 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've figured out what and how their new discovery fits into the Hooman universe.
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title THE CHICA SHOW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT 1:30PM; FRI 12:30PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
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 who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure-a fantasy transformation to animation-where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core education content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.

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.

Christie San Agustin

Children's Programming Liaison


10/04/2016

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