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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000015636
Submit Date:
10/11/2016
Call Sign:
KXAN-TV
Facility ID:
35920
City:
AUSTIN
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
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

KXAN LLC

Doing Business As: KXAN LLC

Henry Gola

333 EAST FRANKLIN STREET

RICHMOND, VA 23219

United States

+1 (804) 887-5000

regulatoryaffairs@mediageneral.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

GEORGE J CSAHANIN

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

Media General, Inc.

908 West MLK Blvd

AUSTIN, TX 78701

United States

+1 (512) 703-5396

gcsahanin@mediageneral.COM

Technical Representative

Henry Gola

Associate General Counsel

Media General, Inc.

Lisa Manning

ONE WEST EXCHANGE STREET, SUITE 5A

Providence, RI 02903

United States

+1 (804) 887-5049

regulatoryaffairs@mediageneral.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 Austin
Web Home Page Address www.kxan.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 336.0
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: 6.0
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(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title The Choo Choo Bob Show .3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Choo Choo Bob Show is a 30-minute program specifically created for children ages 4-11. Each program features a diverse community of people and puppets who share a love of trains, adventure and music. Viewers are introduced to a fantasy location called "Tiny Land' where a miniaturized environment of model trains and people encourage exploration as well as pro-social behaviors such as courtesy, compromise and patience. The program series proposes situation that require thoughtful choices and provides resolution geared to the unique concerns and abilities of young children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. On "Noodle and Doodle" the host leads real preschoolers and viewers at home in making all kinds of nutritional recipes and kid-friendly crafts that families can create together using materials from around the home. I do it with my loveable puppet friend, Noodle, and Doodle, my digital drawing pad. All of the cooking and crafting takes place inside a whimsical double-decker bus where my helpers and I demonstrate step-by-step "how to" creations in an engaging, simple way that families can easily recreate.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 09/04/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 09/11/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2016 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody Show.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children In addition, both older children children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title Raggs.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 30-minute program stars five canine characters who are talented musicians. Their chemistry and friendship help them through creative and humorous challenges. Each program centers on a main theme that promotes social and academic readiness while addressing specific pre-school curriculum topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title Raggs.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 30-minute program stars five canine characters who are talented musicians. Their chemistry and friendship help them through creative and humorous challenges. Each program centers on a main theme that promotes social and academic readiness while addressing specific pre-school curriculum topics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 8
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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 prequel to "The Good Night Show" featuring Nina as a six-year-old girl. The show centers on Nina, who is Mexican American and lives in a vibrant multicultural neighborhood with her Mami, Papi, and Abuelita, who is voiced by other than the legendary Rita Moreno. Moreno who is no stranger to working on children's television shows played many characters on The Electric Company. On the "Today" show, Moreno described it as a great show due to its authenticity. "It takes diversity to a new level," said Moreno. She says the show has a character who is deaf, and it's voiced by a boy who is deaf in real life. The show also shows families from different nationalities. Moreno said at a voice recording. "Sprout now has included in the most fabulous way the Latino community but not just the Latino community, a community of diverse nationalities in which everyone relates to each other in a friendly and warm way which is just marvelous." Moreno's character will help Nina navigate childhood and learn about her culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 09/03/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 07/02/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2016 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 09/10/2016 09:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 09/11/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
Total times aired 1
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. Based on the Scholastic book series of the same name by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, the show takes preschoolers and their parents on hilarious adventures through outer space. Run by a cast of animal characters including Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar, Jet and Sal the Octopus, the Astroblast Space Station is the coolest hangout in the galaxy. Through the crew's friendship, the series imparts important messages about how to embrace differences, model positive relationships and foster healthy habits to be the best good-will ambassadors in the galaxy.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventure.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids Adventures is an educational TV program dedicated to motivating todays youth to take an active role in preserving our marine environments and the animals that live there.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title Doki.3
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Doki offers fun characters each with their own strengths and weaknesses (therefore offering a broad representation of possible at-home-viewers). The team is supportive of one another and the "world" of Doki and its characters reflects the media landscape of today's child. Although the most supportive programming involves the audience through presentation of material in a way that demands intellectual interaction on the part of the viewer (i.e., encouraging the viewer to assist on -screen characters to solve problems), and this series might benefit from this type of "interaction," Doki does offer enthusiastic characters, real questions, and an "arguably" realist presentation of discovery.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Ruff-Ruff Tweet & Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 9
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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 a Sprout original series that follows best friends Ruff-Ruff, Tweet, and Dave on a day of adventure, discovery and play. Each episode will reveal a new adventure about making choices.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 09/03/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 07/02/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2016 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 09/11/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 09/03/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-09-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 09/04/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 12:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Ariel and Zoe, Eli .2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too is an educational and informational program where kid siblings perform a series of original songs together and also conduct enlightening interviews with several accomplished people from a walks of life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 12
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Popular Chica ("The Sunny Side Up Show") gets her own show in this live-action/animation hybrid that promotes social-emotional development in preschoolers. Chica helps her mom and dad in the Costume Coop, a playful shop filled with whimsical costumes, and when the shop closes, she and her friends transform into animated characters and go on adventures that teach kids lessons, including one on an underwater adventure that teaches about cleanup time and another on a voyage with Vikings that explains why manners are important. Chica's buddies include best friend Kelly, huggable rag doll Stiches and pet rabbit Bunji. Popular Chica ("The Sunny Side Up Show") gets her own show in this live-action/animation hybrid that promotes social-emotional development in preschoolers. Chica helps her mom and dad in the Costume Coop, a playful shop filled with whimsical costumes, and when the shop closes, she and her friends transform into animated characters and go on adventures that teach kids lessons, including one on an underwater adventure that teaches about cleanup time and another on a voyage with Vikings that explains why manners are important. Chica's buddies include best friend Kelly, huggable rag doll Stiches and pet rabbit Bunji.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 09/11/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 09/04/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2016 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Floogal's
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
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. Floogal's is a children's show about the adventures of three little aliens who, after arriving on Earth, move in with a family in order to learn about human interactions. It follows the adventures of the exuberantly inquisitive aliens exploring Planet Earth. Every day an exciting mission of experimentation, learning, and discovery awaits Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo, and Junior Boomer as they explore the human way of life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Flogal's
List date and time rescheduled 09/04/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Flogal's
List date and time rescheduled 09/03/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Flogal's
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-10-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Flogal's
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2016 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Flogal's
List date and time rescheduled 09/25/2016 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Flogal's
List date and time rescheduled 07/02/2016 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-02
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Flogal's
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title The New Howdy Doody Show.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children In addition, both older children children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli Steal the Show with Jim Peterick.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show follows Ariel, Zoey and Eli and Grammy winner Jim Peterick as they work together to record an album. The viewer is taken behind the scenes to learn all the parts necessary in the recording process.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title The Choo Choo Bob Show .3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Choo Choo Bob Show is a 30-minute program specifically created for children ages 4-11. Each program features a diverse community of people and puppets who share a love of trains, adventure and music. Viewers are introduced to a fantasy location called "Tiny Land' where a miniaturized environment of model trains and people encourage exploration as well as pro-social behaviors such as courtesy, compromise and patience. The program series proposes situation that require thoughtful choices and provides resolution geared to the unique concerns and abilities of young children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Pets in Paradise TV.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pet owners share stories about their talented pets in an exploration of human and pet connections in the state of Hawaii , with useful tips from animal experts.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Terrific Trucks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 11
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 and a distinct personality 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

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Terrific Trucks
List date and time rescheduled 09/03/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Terrific Trucks
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Terrific Trucks
List date and time rescheduled 08/28/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Terrific Trucks
List date and time rescheduled 09/04/2016 01:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-08-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Doki.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
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 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Doki offers fun characters each with their own strengths and weaknesses (therefore offering a broad representation of possible at-home-viewers). The team is supportive of one another and the "world" of Doki and its characters reflects the media landscape of today's child. Although the most supportive programming involves the audience through presentation of material in a way that demands intellectual interaction on the part of the viewer (i.e., encouraging the viewer to assist on -screen characters to solve problems), and this series might benefit from this type of "interaction," Doki does offer enthusiastic characters, real questions, and an "arguably" realist presentation of discovery.
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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Liaison Contact

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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 Rachel Steading
Address 908 W. MLK Jr. Blvd.
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78701
Telephone Number (512) 476-3636
Email Address rachel.steading@kxan.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. In addition to the programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve (12) and under: NONE. On May 28, 2015, licensee replaced its weather programming on its DOT 2 stream with COZI TV. On November 5, 2015, ION programming was placed on its DOT 3 stream.

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title Doki.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Doki offers fun characters each with their own strengths and weaknesses (therefore offering a broad representation of possible at-home-viewers). The team is supportive of one another and the "world" of Doki and its characters reflects the media landscape of today's child. Although the most supportive programming involves the audience through presentation of material in a way that demands intellectual interaction on the part of the viewer (i.e., encouraging the viewer to assist on -screen characters to solve problems), and this series might benefit from this type of "interaction," Doki does offer enthusiastic characters, real questions, and an "arguably" realist presentation of discovery.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title The Choo Choo Bob Show .3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Choo Choo Bob Show is a 30-minute program specifically created for children ages 4-11. Each program features a diverse community of people and puppets who share a love of trains, adventure and music. Viewers are introduced to a fantasy location called "Tiny Land' where a miniaturized environment of model trains and people encourage exploration as well as pro-social behaviors such as courtesy, compromise and patience. The program series proposes situation that require thoughtful choices and provides resolution geared to the unique concerns and abilities of young children.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
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. Aqua Kids Adventures is an educational TV program dedicated to motivating todays youth to take an active role in preserving our marine environments and the animals that live there.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
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. The Voyager with Josh Garcia takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the worlds most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title The Choo Choo Bob Show .3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Thursday 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Choo Choo Bob Show is a 30-minute program specifically created for children ages 4-11. Each program features a diverse community of people and puppets who share a love of trains, adventure and music. Viewers are introduced to a fantasy location called "Tiny Land' where a miniaturized environment of model trains and people encourage exploration as well as pro-social behaviors such as courtesy, compromise and patience. The program series proposes situation that require thoughtful choices and provides resolution geared to the unique concerns and abilities of young children.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Raggs.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 30-minute program stars five canine characters who are talented musicians. Their chemistry and friendship help them through creative and humorous challenges. Each program centers on a main theme that promotes social and academic readiness while addressing specific pre-school curriculum topics.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Raggs.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 30-minute program stars five canine characters who are talented musicians. Their chemistry and friendship help them through creative and humorous challenges. Each program centers on a main theme that promotes social and academic readiness while addressing specific pre-school curriculum topics.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Ariel & Zoey and Eli too.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
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. Ariel & Zoey & Eli, Too is an educational and informational program where kid siblings perform a series of original songs together and also conduct enlightening interviews with several accomplished people from a walks of life.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Give
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:00am
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. Give introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEFs Next Generation, Jenna Bush Hager, esteemed actor Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode, one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. With the help of some of the countrys top foundations, we will meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title New Howdy Doody.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am
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. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children In addition, both older children children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title New Howdy Doody.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00am
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. Howdy Doody is a 1975 series which is known to its viewers for Buffalo Bob in his cowboy attire and a cast of human characters such as Clarabell the Clown and Chief Thunderthud as well as puppets (i.e., Howdy Doody, Dilly Dally, Flub-a-Dub, etc.). Children sat on stage in the Peanut Gallery, thus making this show a forerunner of interactive programming we enjoy today. The primary value of the series is to educate and entertain elementary school-aged children In addition, both older children children and monitoring adults will find this series amusing and quite charming as Howdy Doody is a timeless character who has an interactive quality. Educationally, the series offers opportunities for parents and teachers to teach lessons related to language, character development, science, and listening skills.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
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. Naturally, Danny Seo is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Doki.3
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wednesday 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Doki offers fun characters each with their own strengths and weaknesses (therefore offering a broad representation of possible at-home-viewers). The team is supportive of one another and the "world" of Doki and its characters reflects the media landscape of today's child. Although the most supportive programming involves the audience through presentation of material in a way that demands intellectual interaction on the part of the viewer (i.e., encouraging the viewer to assist on -screen characters to solve problems), and this series might benefit from this type of "interaction," Doki does offer enthusiastic characters, real questions, and an "arguably" realist presentation of discovery.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Ariel, Zoey & Eli Steal the Show with Jim Peterick.2
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This show follows Ariel, Zoey and Eli and Grammy winner Jim Peterick as they work together to record an album. The viewer is taken behind the scenes to learn all the parts necessary in the recording process.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
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. Journey with Dylan Dreyer, led by NBC News meteorologist and Today Contributor, Dylan Dreyer, is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up-close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. Journey with Dylan Dreyer will tell us why.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30am
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. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channels Morning Drive, Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
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. Wilderness Vet hosted by renowned veterinarian, Dr. Michelle Oakley, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Pets in Paradise TV.2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Pet owners share stories about their talented pets in an exploration of human and pet connections in the state of Hawaii , with useful tips from animal experts.

Certification

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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.

Rachel Steading

Business Administrator


10/11/2016

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