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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000015858
Submit Date:
10/11/2016
Call Sign:
KTAL-TV
Facility ID:
35648
City:
TEXARKANA
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Doing Business As: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Richard Stolpe

Vice President - Engineering

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (570) 706-7300

rstolpe@nexstar.tv

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Shreveport
Web Home Page Address www.arklatexhomepage.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 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(7)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 7) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 8
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 8
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 8
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 that 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 loarge 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 sociao emotional development as 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 08/03/2016 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 2016-07-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2016 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 #3

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 2016-08-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 08/27/2016 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 Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 08/01/2016 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 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 07/22/2016 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 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 09/24/2016 08:00 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 2016-09-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program The Chica Show
List date and time rescheduled 09/10/2016 08:00 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 Core Program (2 of 7) Response
Program Title Floogals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 9:30AM Saturdays
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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 starring three space aliens who are Fleeker, Flo and Boomer. They have been sent to earth to explore, investigae, discover and report their findings to their superiors at Floogal headquarters. The diminutive Floogals are are no taller than a large safety pin and their point of view 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 discover 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 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Floogals
List date and time rescheduled 07/27/2016 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 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Floogals
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2016 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 2016-08-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Floogals
List date and time rescheduled 07/19/2016 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 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Floogals
List date and time rescheduled 09/03/2016 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 2016-08-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Floogals
List date and time rescheduled 08/27/2016 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 (3 of 7) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet and DAve
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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 (RRTD) is an animated show that puts an emphasis on logical thinking and use of language through fun problem-solving adventures. The trio, RRTD, is guided by Hatty, an erudite hamster who wears a hat full of questions. The three characters agree that they would like to take a particular adventure and rev up their Roly-pods, enter the Spin-Again transport vehicle, and arrive at their destination. Once there, Hatty challenges them to make decisions and choose options that will lead to success or failure with their quest. Once their mission is complete, they review their effort, assemble the Roly-Pods and head home. Their adventures are varied. They might go climb a mountain, design their own fairy tale, or build a sand castle.
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 09/17/2016 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 Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 07/21/2016 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 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 08/04/2016 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 2016-07-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 08/27/2016 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 2016-08-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 07/29/2016 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 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave
List date and time rescheduled 09/03/2016 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 Core Program (4 of 7) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News (TKN) highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 7) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 9
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
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 is a live action show hosted by Sean Roach that also blends animation and puppetry into the overall format. Sean drives a double decker bus into various communities to meet children who have written to him with a problem that they would like to solve using a art and or food experience. Sean is accompanied by Noodle, a puppet character, Doodle, a digital character that lives inside a tablet computer and Doggity, a faithful beagle. Doggity has a mini-show of his own through an animated alter ego that appears during diversionary segments set in a restaurant kitchen. The show demonstrates how recycled materials can become art and how food, art and problem solving can be combined to create a fun experience in everyday life. Every episode can be replicated at home with ease by parents and children playing together.
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 09/17/2016 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 2016-08-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 07/25/2016 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 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 09/24/2016 08:30 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 2016-09-24
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 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 2016-08-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 09/10/2016 08:00 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 Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 08/04/2016 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 2016-07-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

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 2016-08-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 08/02/2016 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 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Noodle and Doodle
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2016 08:30 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 2016-09-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (6 of 7) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
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 living in San Antonio Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (grandmother. Ther Tio (uncle )Javier lives nearby and there are alots of 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 somethimes gets here 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 08/03/2016 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 2016-07-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 07/25/2016 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 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 07/21/2016 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 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2016 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 2016-08-20
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
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 2016-08-13
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Nina's World
List date and time rescheduled 08/27/2016 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 (7 of 7) Response
Program Title Terrific Trucks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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 10/10/2016 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 2016-07-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Terrific Trucks
List date and time rescheduled 08/27/2016 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 2016-08-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Terrific Trucks
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2016 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 #4

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 #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Terrific Trucks
List date and time rescheduled 07/26/2016 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 2016-07-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 5) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 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. Animal outtakes host Marsha Panuc visites all types of animal sanctuaries and zoos in the united States to explore the world of animals, from camels to lemurs, from rhinos to handicapped pets. Viewers learn about the care and living habitats of these various animals and how they survive in the animal kingdom. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has education and informing children as a a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definitions of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 5) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 9am and 11am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 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. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 5) Response
Program Title Make: Television
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 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. Make Television is a DIY seris for a new generation! It celebrates Makers - the inventors, artists, geeks and just plain everyday folks who mix new and old technology to create new-fangled marvels. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4 of 5) Response
Program Title Reluctantly Healthy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 3
Number of Preemptions 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. Healthy eating and recipes, fun and easy ways to incorporate daily exercise, and interesting and new activities that the whole family can enjoy are featured in this live action television program. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

Date and Time Aired:

Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (5 of 5) Response
Program Title Swap
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday 9:30am and 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 4
Number of Preemptions 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. SWAP TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and infomational needs of children, has education and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core 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 Michael Thomas
Address 3150 North Market St
City Shreveport
State LA
Zip 71107
Telephone Number (318) 629-6000
Email Address mthomas@ktalnews.tv
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. NBC NETWORK NON-BROADCAST EFFORTS NBC Universal's The More You Know Website Since 1989, The More You Know has brought the nations's most important social issues to the forefront, and remains a trusted voice for sharing knowledge to improve lives and inspire action. The More You Know's comprehensive website (themoreyouknow.com) includes in-depth resource and referral information on the campaign's important focus issues including: HEALTH - fighting childhood obesity, encouraging nutrition and physical fitness. ENVIRONMENT - encouraging everyday actions that reduce environmental impact. EDUCATION - recruiting new teachers and promoting their long-lasting impact. DIGITAL LITERACY & INTERNET SAFETY - sharing online safety tips and information DIVERSITY -embracing differences and promting inclusion, tolerance and respect Also featured on site is The More You Know Learning series' Growing Up Online, a free eBook on digital literacy and Internet Safety. Growing Up Online is an important tool to inititiate conversation with children about online safety. The eBook is a media-rich, to-part learning resource that provide easy-to-use information about navigatining the the digital world in a unique and engaging way. Part one includes safety tips, discussion questions and key takeaways for parents and teachers. Part tow features four entertaining video comic books for children, focused on real situations that come up when kids go online. Additional content on the site includes public service announcements, behind-the scenes videos, a general overview, a talent directory, and a list of the campaign's accolades such as the prestigious Emmy and Peabody awards. KTAL also broadcasts 3 hours of Childrens' Programming on the D-2 Stream through the Laff network. The Laff network began broadcasting on 9/1/16 and the shows are included in the summary.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday - 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 10 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Teen Kids News (TKN) highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. In addition, the TKN reporters on the show (who are, of course, all kids!) report on everything that is fun or interesting or important about our world. These stories range from kids who fly planes to how to deal with bullying to the best way to throw a baseball to tips on getting into college to interviews with entertainers.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Reluctantly Healthy
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays - 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. Reluctantly Health (13-16) Healthy eating and recipes, fun and easy ways to incorporate daily exercise, and interesting and new activities that the whole family can enjoy are featured in this live action television program. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Journey with Dylan Dreyer, led by NBC News meteorologist and Today Contributor Dylan Dreyer, is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematograpy 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 abitat, 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 (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. 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 (5 of 11) Response
Program Title Make: Television
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays-10am
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. DIY series for a new generation. It celebrates "Makers" - the inventors, artists, geeks and just plain everyday folks who mix new and old technology to create new-fangled marvels. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definitions of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. 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 Channel's 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 agilility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title SWAP TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am and 11:30am
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. SWAP TV is a weekly half-hour television series about two teenagers from different backgrounds "swapping" lives for a weekend. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has education and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Give
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. 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 UNICEF's Next Generation, Jenn 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 other 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 country's top foundations, we'll meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Eco Company
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am and 11am
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. A whole new generation has made the environment, climate change and going green their cause. Eco Company was created to chronicle the passions of this new generation and to answer their questions. Eco Company is a national TV show hosted by a dynamic and diverse group of teens who combine their natural curiosity with their enthusiasm for preserving the planet they will inherit. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title The Voyager
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday/ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 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 world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passoinate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Wilderness
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 6 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

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.

Michael Thomas

Director of Marketing and Promotion


10/11/2016

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