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

FRN:
0001582782
File Number:
0000019432
Submit Date:
01/03/2017
Call Sign:
KREM
Facility ID:
34868
City:
SPOKANE
State:
WA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Superceded
Status Date:
01/04/2017
Filing Status:
Inactive



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

KING BROADCASTING COMPANY

Jennifer Johnson, Esq.

Covington & Burling LLP

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jennifer Johnson , Esq .

Legal Representative

Covington & Burling LLP

Jennifer Johnson, Esq.

Covington & Burling LLP

One City Center, 850 Tenth Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5552

FCCParalegals@cov.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Spokane
Web Home Page Address www.krem.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(18)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 18) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr. Chris (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Open Road With Dr. Chris is hosted by renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown, who also hosts Dr. Chris Pet Vet. Complimenting Dr. Chris' dedication to animal care and environmental stewardship, he embarks on an extraordinary journey around the globe, introducing young people to exhilarating experiences, from hiking in the heart of a volcano to swimming with humpback whales. Each episode will feature Dr. Chris in a culturally diverse destination where he will uncover the best kept secret of the region. Whether he's exploring the history of the Chilean capital or coming face to face with a live volcano in Vanuatu, The Open Road with Dr. Chris is the viewer's passport to a rare educational adventure. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
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 Open Road with Dr. Chris (2.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/24/2016 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program The Open Road with Dr. Chris (2.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/30/2016 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-05
Episode # 6701
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program The Open Road with Dr. Chris (2.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/04/2016 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-03
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program The Open Road with Dr. Chris (2.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/2016 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program The Open Road with Dr. Chris (2.1)
List date and time rescheduled 12/11/2016 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program The Open Road with Dr. Chris (2.1)
List date and time rescheduled 11/13/2016 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-15
Episode # 6706
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 18) Response
Program Title The Inspectors (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. THE INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
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 Inspectors (2.1)
List date and time rescheduled 10/30/2016 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-05
Episode # 4127
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 18) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals III (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a weekly half-hour magazine type show. Every week Mariette Hartley will introduce kids to K-9 cops and other animal heroes, pet stories and tips, animal stars, celebrity owners, fascinating wildlife and animal bloopers to encourage kids to learn about and care for the natural world. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals I (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a weekly half-hour magazine type show. Every week Mariette Hartley will introduce kids to K-9 cops and other animal heroes, pet stories and tips, animal stars, celebrity owners, fascinating wildlife and animal bloopers to encourage kids to learn about and care for the natural world. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Wonderful World I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Wonderful World" is a weekly half-hour series that educates and entertains the entire family. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought II (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures.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, and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought I (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:00-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures.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, and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 18) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup For the Soul's Hidden Heroes (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 14
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 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity , shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. 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. Airs on the main digital stream
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 Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
List date and time rescheduled 11/13/2016 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-12
Episode # 5232
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
List date and time rescheduled 10/30/2016 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-11-15
Episode # 5227
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
List date and time rescheduled 12/11/2016 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
List date and time rescheduled 12/25/2016 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-17
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes
List date and time rescheduled 12/24/2016 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-12-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Wonderful World II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Wonderful World" is a weekly half-hour series that educates and entertains the entire family. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals II (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a weekly half-hour magazine type show. Every week Mariette Hartley will introduce kids to K-9 cops and other animal heroes, pet stories and tips, animal stars, celebrity owners, fascinating wildlife and animal bloopers to encourage kids to learn about and care for the natural world. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 18) Response
Program Title The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
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. The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals IV (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30-10:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a weekly half-hour magazine type show. Every week Mariette Hartley will introduce kids to K-9 cops and other animal heroes, pet stories and tips, animal stars, celebrity owners, fascinating wildlife and animal bloopers to encourage kids to learn about and care for the natural world. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison RJ Merritt
Address 4103 S. Regal
City Spokane
State WA
Zip 99223
Telephone Number (509) 838-7321
Email Address rmerritt@krem.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. Aired PSAs designed specifically to serve children's needs on the main stream. "The Inspectors", "Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes" & "The Open Road with Dr. Chris" were preempted on Nov 5th, 2016 to air College Football "Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes" & "The Open Road with Dr. Chris" were preempted on Nov 12th, 2016 to air College Football "The Open Road with Dr. Chris" was preempted on Dec. 3rd, 2016 to air NCAA Basketball "Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes" & "The Open Road with Dr. Chris" were preempted on Dec 10th, 2016 to air NCAA Basketball "Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes"was preempted on Dec 17th, 2016 to air Inside College Basketball Special "The Open Road with Dr. Chris" was preempted on Dec 17th, 2016 air NCAA Basketball "Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes" & "The Open Road with Dr. Chris" were preempted on Nov 12th, 2016 to air College Football "The Open Road with Dr. Chris" was preempted on Dec. 3rd, 2016 to air NCAA Basketball "Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes" & "The Open Road with Dr. Chris" were preempted on Dec 24th, 2016 to air NFL Today

Other Matters (18)

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Other Matters (1 of 18) Response
Program Title THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 Open Road With Dr. Chris is hosted by renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown, who also hosts Dr. Chris Pet Vet. Complimenting Dr. Chris' dedication to animal care and environmental stewardship, he embarks on an extraordinary journey around the globe, introducing young people to exhilarating experiences, from hiking in the heart of a volcano to swimming with humpback whales. Each episode will feature Dr. Chris in a culturally diverse destination where he will uncover the best kept secret of the region. Whether he's exploring the history of the Chilean capital or coming face to face with a live volcano in Vanuatu, The Open Road with Dr. Chris is the viewer's passport to a rare educational adventure. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (2 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 18) Response
Program Title Missing I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (4 of 18) Response
Program Title Wonderful World II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. "Wonderful World" is a weekly half-hour series that educates and entertains the entire family. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (5 of 18) Response
Program Title HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (6 of 18) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (7 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue II (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (8 of 18) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat the various creatures of the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual video of rescues. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (9 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought I (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:00-7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures.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, and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (10 of 18) Response
Program Title CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL'S HIDDEN HEROES (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 program offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause them to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition, the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 18) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian daily faces. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (12 of 18) Response
Program Title Wonderful World I (2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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. "Wonderful World" is a weekly half-hour series that educates and entertains the entire family. We go right into the natural habitats of polar bears, exotic monkeys, penguins, bald eagles, and grizzly bears as we tour the globe to witness wildlife as it's meant to be. 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. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Other Matters (13 of 18) Response
Program Title THE INSPECTORS (2.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (14 of 18) Response
Program Title Food for Thought II (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7:30-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Young, enthusiastic and passionate about food, Claire Thomas is the 22 year old host who opens viewers' eyes to how everyday life can inspire culinary creations in Food for Thought. Each weekly-half hour, produced for ages 13-16, informs and educates teens about the power of food as a tool for exploring new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures.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, and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (15 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals I (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:00-8:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a weekly half-hour magazine type show. Every week Mariette Hartley will introduce kids to K-9 cops and other animal heroes, pet stories and tips, animal stars, celebrity owners, fascinating wildlife and animal bloopers to encourage kids to learn about and care for the natural world. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (16 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals II (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 8:30-9:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a weekly half-hour magazine type show. Every week Mariette Hartley will introduce kids to K-9 cops and other animal heroes, pet stories and tips, animal stars, celebrity owners, fascinating wildlife and animal bloopers to encourage kids to learn about and care for the natural world. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (17 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals III (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:00-9:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a weekly half-hour magazine type show. Every week Mariette Hartley will introduce kids to K-9 cops and other animal heroes, pet stories and tips, animal stars, celebrity owners, fascinating wildlife and animal bloopers to encourage kids to learn about and care for the natural world. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Other Matters (18 of 18) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals IV (2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 9:30-10:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild About Animals is a weekly half-hour magazine type show. Every week Mariette Hartley will introduce kids to K-9 cops and other animal heroes, pet stories and tips, animal stars, celebrity owners, fascinating wildlife and animal bloopers to encourage kids to learn about and care for the natural world. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report: and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.

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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.

Akin S Harrison , Esq. .

Secretary


01/03/2017

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