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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:
0027496082
File Number:
0000023894
Submit Date:
04/07/2017
Call Sign:
KVOS-TV
Facility ID:
35862
City:
BELLINGHAM
State:
WA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/07/2017
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2017

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

OTA BROADCASTING (SEA), LLC

Doing Business As: OTA BROADCASTING (SEA), LLC

11710 PLAZA AMERICA DRIVE

SUITE 2000

RESTON, VA 20190

United States

+1 (703) 865-4442

tolpegin@otabroadcasting.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Patricia M. Chuh

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

2300 N Street NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20037

United States

+1 (202) 783-4141

pchuh@wbklaw.com

Legal Representative

Lucinda Hutter Cavell

Cavell Mertz & Associates, Inc.

7724 Donegan Drive

Manassas, VA 29198

United States

+1 (703) 392-9090

ccavell@cavellmertz.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ME TV
Nielsen DMA Seattle-Tacoma
Web Home Page Address www.otabroadcasting.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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (35.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9 PM & 9:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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. Multicast. This educational/informational weekly series showcases how and why movies are made, including behind-the-scenes filmmaking and special effects techniques, in addition to introducing teenagers to career opportunities within the motion picture industry.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (35.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10 AM & 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Main channel. Saved by the Bell' is the classic teen-themed series set at sunny Bayside High. Synonymous with '90s pop culture, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (35.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11 AM 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Main channel. Saved by the Bell' is the classic teen-themed series set at sunny Bayside High. Synonymous with '90s pop culture, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be (35.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7 AM & 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Multicast. "So You Want to Be" features teens learning about possible future careers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Safari (35.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9 PM & 9:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Multicast. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wild life biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring viewers face to face with some of the planets most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Dog Tale Classics (35.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7 AM & 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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. Multicast. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (35.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8 PM & 8:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Multicast. Tomorrow Today is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (35.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7 AM & 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
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. Main channel. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Trough critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus and history, culture, geography, and international customs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (35.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8 PM & 8:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
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. Multicast. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges.
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 Carol LaFever
Address 3223 3rd Ave, S. Suite 200
City Seattle
State WA
Zip 98134
Telephone Number (206) 624-2222
Email Address clafever@otabroadcasting.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. In reference to the broadcast of the same programming on the analog and the digital channel both, Licensee asserts that there is no analog channel and the programming is digital-only, as indicated.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (35.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 10 AM & 10:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Main channel. Saved by the Bell' is the classic teen-themed series set at sunny Bayside High. Synonymous with '90s pop culture, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title So You Want To Be (35.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 7 AM & 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Multicast. So You Want to Be is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about possible future careers.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Mystery Hunters (35.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 7 AM & 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Main channel. Mystery Hunters is an excellent example of a children's program that is innovative and empowering. Trough critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, the series encourages children to question the world around them. Through both the travel aspect and investigation of ancient myths and mysteries, there is a profound focus and history, culture, geography, and international customs.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (35.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9 PM & 9:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Multicast. This educational/informational weekly series showcases how and why movies are made, including behind-the-scenes filmmaking and special effects techniques, in addition to introducing teenagers to career opportunities within the motion picture industry.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Dog Tale Classics (35.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7 AM & 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Multicast. "Dog Tales" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13-16 years of age with its program content, including dog safety and care as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines. The weekly series also includes recommended reading lists about dogs, and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Saved by the Bell (35.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays, 11 AM & 11:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Main channel. Saved by the Bell' is the classic teen-themed series set at sunny Bayside High. Synonymous with '90s pop culture, it's a good-time get-together that isn't afraid to tackle the occasional serious subject.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Safari (35.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 9 PM & 9:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Multicast. Safari provides core programming in the areas of global ecology, wild life biology and species conservation and preservation. Emmy award winning host and wildlife expert John Ross travels to the farthest reaches of the world to bring viewers face to face with some of the planets most interesting animals. Safari offers a dynamic television experience for teens - with the exciting experience of exploring the fascinating world of wildlife and at the same time discovering what needs to be done to protect the animals and their habitat.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title The Real Winning Edge (35.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8 PM & 8:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Multicast. The program highlights adolescents and young adults making the right choices when faced with tough decisions and significant challenges.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Tomorrow Today (35.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 8 PM & 8:30 PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Multicast. Tomorrow Today is a weekly half-hour series featuring teens learning about the latest advances in science and technology.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Carol LaFever

COO


04/07/2017

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