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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0026907345
File Number:
0000015492
Submit Date:
10/11/2016
Call Sign:
KRZG-CD
Facility ID:
32176
City:
MCALLEN
State:
TX
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/11/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third 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

MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Doing Business As: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

AMANDA MINTZ

518 PEOPLES ST.

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 78401

United States

+1 (361) 883-1763

MINICK@SWBELL.NET

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

LEE PELTZMAN

SHANIS & PELTZMAN

1850 M STREET N.W.

SUITE 240

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 293-0011

LEE@S-PLAW.COM

Legal Representative

JIMMY WILKEN

ENGINEER

MAKO COMMUNICATIONS

3406 BRAWNER PKWY

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 78411

United States

+1 (361) 249-0993

JIMWILKEN@SWBELL.NET

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CITY TV
Nielsen DMA Harlingen-Wslco-Brnsvl-McA
Web Home Page Address www.makocommunications.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 840.0
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: 20.5
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(8)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 8) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MON - SUN: 7:30AM & 3:30PM; SAT: 8:30AM, 9:30AM, 10:30AM, 11:30AM and SUN: 8:30AM & 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 262
Total times aired 262
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 8) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI: 7-7:30AM & 3PM; Sat: 11AM & 3PM and Sun: 3PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 67
Total times aired 67
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 8) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THUR: 7AM & 3PM; SAT & SUN: 10AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Eco Company brings a fresh, engaging, and optimistic perspective to environmental issues, through interviews and conversational reportage. The program's energetic and youthful journalist/hosts present stories that promote an action oriented approach to environmental issues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 8) Response
Program Title MOUSE IN THE HOUSE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUE: 7-7:30AM & 3PM; SAT AND SUN: 8-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Traveler
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon: 7AM & 3PM; Sat and Sun: 7-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. With extensive travel experience visiting some of the world's most sought after destinations, Laura McKenzie is truly a connoisseur globe-trotter. She hosted a series of programs profiling some of her very favorite places around the globe. From soaking in Caribbean oasis to exploring the glory of ruins in an ancient city, Laura's selection of travel destinations profiled on her program take you to the four corners of the earth from the comfort of your own home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 8) Response
Program Title The Generation of the Cross
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat: 12PM and Sun: 12PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. As well, Generation of the Cross with Gabriel Swaggart is a live, interactive Bible Study hosted by Gabe Swaggart, with a panel of other youth workers and ministers. Using the Bible as their foundation, they will address social issues, current events, and life situations that would impact today's teenager.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Youth and Young Adults: Crossfire Youth Ministries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun: 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SBN features several programs for youth and young adults with Pastor Gabriel Swaggart. Crossfire Live is a broadcast taken from our live youth service. This allows our viewers to experience these services just as if they were a member of the youth group. Click here to view archived programs in this series.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Beta Records
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed: 7AM & 3PM; Sat and Sun: 9-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Beta TV emphasizes educational and pop culture segments and in-house produced music videos using vintage analog recording gear, combined with the modern sounds of its instrument sponsors such as Taylor Acoustic Guitar, Sabian Cymbals, Gibraltar Hardware, etc. As the program includes an educational component, the program is seen on some stations as part of their E/I compliant educational programming
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 AMANDA MINTZ
Address 518 Peoples St.
City Corpus Christi
State TX
Zip 78401
Telephone Number (361) 883-1763
Email Address minick@swbell.net
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 (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title The Generation of the Cross
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat and Sun: 12-1PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 27
Length of Program 60 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. As well, Generation of the Cross with Gabriel Swaggart is a live, interactive Bible Study hosted by Gabe Swaggart, with a panel of other youth workers and ministers. Using the Bible as their foundation, they will address social issues, current events, and life situations that would impact today's teenager.
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCAKES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRI: 7AM & 3PM; Sat: 11AM & 3PM and SUN: 3PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 67
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MUSTARD PANCAKES features gifted singer/songwriter and children's personality Courtney Campbell as head of a household that is also home to Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes and Mo - and the lone cat, Mr. D. Under her thoughtful and tender care and guidance, her pets discover the world around them, grow emotionally and find solutions to their daily challenges. Aimed at children 3-6, the music-driven MUSTARD PANCAKES celebrates the joy of childhood through the power of music, storytelling and appealing characters.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Beta Records
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed: 7AM & 3PM; Sat and Sun: 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
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. Beta TV emphasizes educational and pop culture segments and in-house produced music videos using vintage analog recording gear, combined with the modern sounds of its instrument sponsors such as Taylor Acoustic Guitar, Sabian Cymbals, Gibraltar Hardware, etc. As the program includes an educational component, the program is seen on some stations as part of their E/I compliant educational programming
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THUR: 7AM & 3PM; SAT & SUN: 10-10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
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. Eco Company brings a fresh, engaging, and optimistic perspective to environmental issues, through interviews and conversational reportage. The program's energetic and youthful journalist/hosts present stories that promote an action oriented approach to environmental issues.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MON - SUN: 7:30AM & 3:30PM, SAT: 8:30AM, 9:30AM; 10:30AM, 11:30AM and SUN: 8:30AM AND 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 266
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Other Matters (6 of 8) Response
Program Title MOUSE IN THE HOUSE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUE: 7AM & 3PM; SAT AND SUN: 8-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "MOUSE IN THE HOUSE" serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Youth and Young Adults: Crossfire Youth Ministries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sun: 9:00-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 60 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. SBN features several programs for youth and young adults with Pastor Gabriel Swaggart. Crossfire Live is a broadcast taken from our live youth service. This allows our viewers to experience these services just as if they were a member of the youth group. Click here to view archived programs in this series
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Laura McKenzie's Travels
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon: 7AM & 3PM; Sat and Sun: 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 53
Length of Program 30 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. With extensive travel experience visiting some of the world's most sought after destinations, Laura McKenzie is truly a connoisseur globe-trotter. She hosted a series of programs profiling some of her very favorite places around the globe. From soaking in Caribbean oasis to exploring the glory of ruins in an ancient city, Laura's selection of travel destinations profiled on her program take you to the four corners of the earth from the comfort of your own home.

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.

Amanda Mintz

Member


10/11/2016

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