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

FRN:
0023286198
File Number:
0000032432
Submit Date:
10/10/2017
Call Sign:
KION-TV
Facility ID:
26249
City:
MONTEREY
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/10/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2017

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

NPG OF MONTEREY-SALINAS CA, LLC

Doing Business As: NPG OF MONTEREY-SALINAS CA, LLC

C/O NEWS-PRESS & GAZETTE COMPANY

825 EDMOND STREET

SAINT JOSEPH, MO 64501

United States

+1 (816) 271-8652

TIM.HANNAN@NPGCO.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.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 Monterey-Salinas
Web Home Page Address www.kion546.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 6.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(19)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 19) Response
Program Title La Abeja Maya Telemundo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9a-930a Pacific
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LA ABEJA MAYA Maya the Bee is an entertaining preschool series that furthers the educational and informational needs of children by promoting the social and emotional goals of independence empathy and diversity. The series also serves the cognitive and intellectual needs of children by teaching them about biodiversity and the importance of protecting nature. The main character Maya is a free spirit with a curious demeanor and fondness for discovery. With her eagerness for adventure she lives free in the meadow because the world is just too big and too fascinating to stay in the bee hive. Through Mayas open mindedness children learn to foster their curiosity and to accept and respect others. On her way through the meadow Maya and her many friends teach children valuable lessons about supporting the weak learning from each other and appreciating different perspectives on life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2017 07:00 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 2017-08-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (2 of 19) Response
Program Title El Show de Chica Telemundo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 830a-9a Pacific
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. El Show de Chica features a five year old baby chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw manequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgment, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure - a fantasy transformation to animation - where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional developement, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She oftern learns thatit takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 19) Response
Program Title Nina's World Telemundo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 1030a-11a Pacific
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abiela (Grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Moma's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 19) Response
Program Title El Show de Chica Telemundo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 8a-830a Pacific
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. El Show de Chica features a five year old baby chick who spends her days with her parents in their costume shop, the Coop. The shop's one employee, Kelly, doubles as Chica's nanny and the ensemble is rounded out with Bunji, a large floppy eared rabbit and Stitches, a straw mannequin that sits in the window. In each episode Chica develops or encounters a problem that she cannot immediately resolve. Usually her issues involve impulse control, distractibility, judgement, and inter-personal behaviors. She and Kelly usually work on the problem through an adventure - a fantasy transformation to animation - where Bunji and Stitches come alive and join Chica and Kelly for the problem solving process. The core educational content is primarily socio-emotional development, and Chica learns how to express herself properly, think before she acts, and interact with others effectively. She often learns that it takes hard work and practice to become proficient at different skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 19) Response
Program Title LUCKY DOG CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7a-730a Pacific
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 15
Total times aired 15
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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 19) Response
Program Title Nina's World Telemundo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 10a-1030a Pacific
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 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Nina's World is an animated show based on a six year old Latina, who lives in San Antonio, Tex with her parents, who own the local bakery, and her Abuela (Grandmother). Her Tio (Uncle) Javier lives nearby and there are lots of different children and adults from several different cultures in the apartment complex and neighborhood where she lives. Nina's best friend is Star, a stuffed starfish pillow character brought to life by Nina's imagination. Each episode features Nina taking on a challenge, solving a problem, or finding a way to help others. She is very confident about her abilities, which sometimes gets her into trouble. However, with encouragement and chiding from Abuela, Nina learns about how to plan her work, take responsibility for her actions, and correct her mistakes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 9a-930a Pacific
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. Half hour weekly series. Educates and informs about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Host Cesar Millan travles far and wide to help problem pups and teach families the better understand how to deal with a dog's negative behavior from Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big or small for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 19) Response
Program Title La Abeja Maya Telemundo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930a-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 4 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LA ABEJA MAYA Maya the Bee is an entertaining preschool series that furthers the educational and informational needs of children by promoting the social and emotional goals of independence empathy and diversity. The series also serves the cognitive and intellectual needs of children by teaching them about biodiversity and the importance of protecting nature. The main character Maya is a free spirit with a curious demeanor and fondness for discovery. With her eagerness for adventure she lives free in the meadow because the world is just too big and too fascinating to stay in the bee hive. Through Mayas open mindedness children learn to foster their curiosity and to accept and respect others. On her way through the meadow Maya and her many friends teach children valuable lessons about supporting the weak learning from each other and appreciating different perspectives on life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program La Abeja Maya
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2017 06:30 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 2017-08-26
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (9 of 19) Response
Program Title The Dog Whisperer CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 8a-830a Pacific
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. In Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan Family Edition renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help pups and their families. Millan rehabilitates dogs and educates families and viewers to help achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets. Cesar Millan goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 19) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow CBS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Su 1030a-11a Pacific
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 5
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. Sports Stars of Tomorrow is a syndicated sports TV show which brings viewers inside the world of high school and college athletics. Host Pat Summerall heads across the country to find the best and brightest young athletes, showing you the major league stars of the future first.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 830a-9a Pacific
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. Half hour weekly series. Educates and informs about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Host Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to deal with a dog's negative behavior from Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is to big or small for Cesar. Viewers will have the chance to witness remarkable transformations first hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 19) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 930a-10a Pacific
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. Half hour weekly series. Educates and informs about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. Host Cesar Millan travels far and wide to help problem pups and teach families to better understand how to deal with a dog's negative behavior from Chihuahuas to Great Danes, no job is too big or small for Cesar. Viewers will have a chance to witness remarkable transformations first hand and discover how to be a responsible pet owner.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 19) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 9a-930a Pacific
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This 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. Inn 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 define their own moral compass.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 19) Response
Program Title The Inspectors CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 830a-9a Pacific
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United State 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 19) Response
Program Title Open Road with Dr. Chris CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 930a-10a Pacific
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. This program follows renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, cultures, flora and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer, traveler and animal expert, Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destination's unique lifestyles, history and traditions. In addition, as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences, Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. 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 Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 19) Response
Program Title DR. CHRIS PET VET CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730a-8a Pacific
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. 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 19) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a-830am Pacific
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 Roccca, 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 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 information need 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 Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 19) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 730a-8a Pacific
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. Half hour weekly series. Explore the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Dr. Pol cares for animals of all shapes and sizes, taking his talent to the road by helping sick or injured animals on farms and ranches. Viewers have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 19) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol CW
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 7a-730a Pacific
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. Half hour weekly series. Explore the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Dr. Pol cares for animals of all shapes and sizes, taking his talent to the road by helping sick or injured animals on farms and ranched. Viewers have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock.
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 Kristy Santiago
Address 1550 Moffett
City Salinas
State CA
Zip 93905
Telephone Number (831) 784-6500
Email Address Kristy.santiago@npgco.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. KION TV is also a CW affiliate and a Telemundo affiliate. Telemundo went on the digital tier on 2/5/14. KMUV Saturday 8/26/17 Cartoons pre empts due to Hurricane Harvey breaking news.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog 2 CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 9a-930a Pacific
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility know 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 home 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, how educating and informing children has a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7a-730a Pacific
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility know 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 home 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, how educating and informing children has a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8a-830a Pacific
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. 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.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title The Inspectors CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830-9a Pacific
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Inspectors is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspections 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.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title The Open Road with Dr. Chris CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sa 930a-10a Pacific
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program follows renowned veterinarian Dr. Chris Brown as he embarks on an extraordinary journey, introducing young people to countries, cultures, flora and fauna around the globe. Acting as part observer, traveler and animal expert, Dr. Chris serves as a personal guide to and interpreter of each destination's unique lifestyles, history and traditions. In addition, as an expert in the field of veterinary sciences, Dr. Chris offers unusual insights into animal behavior as well as the preservation of endangered species. 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 (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet CBS
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730a-8a Pacific
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. 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.

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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.

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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.

Kristy Lynn Santiago

General Manager


10/10/2017

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