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

FRN:
0022106561
File Number:
0000032392
Submit Date:
10/10/2017
Call Sign:
KTKA-TV
Facility ID:
49397
City:
TOPEKA
State:
KS
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

KTKA TELEVISION, LLC

Thomas J. Vaughan

14429 BRIDGEVIEW LANE

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL 33953

United States

+1 (941) 764-6867

glenn.richards@pillsburylaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

William T Godfrey , Jr .

Consulting Engineers

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

William T. Godfrey, Jr.

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507-D NW 60th Street

Gainesville , FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

bill@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

Glenn S. Richards , Esq .

FCC Counsel

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP

Glenn S. Richards

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8215

glenn.richards@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Topeka
Web Home Page Address WWW.KTKA.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: 10.0
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(20)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 20) Response
Program Title Animal Explorations with Jarod Miller (.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30am CT
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. Animal Explorations with Jarod Miller - Energetic and humorous, Jarod Miller brings viewers up close and personal with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. Exciting, surprising and fun, the mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire kids and their families to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. E ach episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In addition, each show features a "Did You Know?" segment, that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 20) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12:00pm
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. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 20) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11am
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. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs From doctors lawyers and veterinarian to Career counselors drug counselors Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 20) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00AM CT
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Incredible Dr. Pol is a reality television show on Nat Geo Wild. The show follows veterinarian Jan Pol, originally from the Dr. Jan (Ya-n) Pol was born in the Netherlands and raised on a family dairy farm. With more than 40 years of veterinary experience, Dr. Pol is a pioneer in treating animals. He began his career working for a local veterinarian in Harbor Beach, Mich. However, eager to begin his own practice, in 1981, Dr. Pol and his wife Diane started their own animal clinic out of their home. The business continued to grow and they, along with their 10 employees, have serviced thousands of patients since their doors opened. Not only the town vet, Dr. Pol is also a family man who kept his family near his passion. His son Charles helped his father as a child in the clinic, and although he didn't love it, he now views his father differently: "My dad is my role model. He grew up on a poor farm in the middle of a different country. He worked hard and he built, like, this huge, I guess you could say a veterinary empire here in the middle of Michigan through nothing but his blood, sweat and tears," says Charles. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol treats horses, pigs, cows, sheep, alpacas, goats, chickens and even an occasional reindeer. A true friend of the farmer, he works tirelessly to ensure that the diminishing population of family farmers remains in business. And he plays an integral role in keeping farmers' livestock healthy and their businesses profitable. With his thick Dutch accent, signature mustache and vintage 1981 "Back to the Future" DeLorean car, Dr. Pol is nothing short of a local legend.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures(.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday 12:00PM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 70
Total times aired 70
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures - In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 13-16.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 20) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10am & 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat family educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted hand on educational exploration. In addition throughout each program Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode Joel enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situation in pursuit of the answer
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer Family Edition (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
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 6 years to 12 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 trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur. and soon discover what they are really made of as they battle against formidable foes such as the Tread Heads, Blood-Bots, Galaxy All-Stars, and the eccentrically evil Dr. Blood.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 20) Response
Program Title Rock the Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10am CT
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 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park taps into America's love affair with our national parks. Our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth. The series will inspire Americans to get on the road and remind viewers that the national parks are one of America's greatest national gifts to the world. Jack Steward Jack Steward knew he was destined to visit every national park in America from the time he first laid eyes on a grizzly bear in Yellowstone. Even as a six year old, when his family took their first national park road trip, Jack felt a connection to the extraordinary wild spaces known as the US National Parks and everything he has done since then has been in preparation for a life of exploration. Jack attended college at the University of Montana, because it was in close proximity to several national parks and he pursued a career in television so he could hone his storytelling skills. Jack began work as a production assistant on several travel series, and has served as a story producer, camera operator and editor for many television productions since then. Today, Jack carries a camera wherever he goes and lives in Redondo Beach, California where he is just hours away from dozens of national parks and wilderness areas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8am CT
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. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown - Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 20) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11:30am
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 7 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Awesome Adventures is an adventure travel show that takes teens ages 13-16 on incredible journeys all over the world. the show has won numerous awards and in 2013 was nominated for a daytime Emmy for Outstanding travel Series. the destinations and activities are diverse from Ice climbing the glaciers in Iceland to trekking next to lava in the islands o Hawaii.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 20) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am CT
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. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 20) Response
Program Title Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am CT
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. Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin - The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 20) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30am
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 6 years to 11 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dr. Jan (Ya-n) Pol was born in the Netherlands and raised on a family dairy farm. With more than 40 years of veterinary experience, Dr. Pol is a pioneer in treating animals. He began his career working for a local veterinarian in Harbor Beach, Mich. However, eager to begin his own practice, in 1981, Dr. Pol and his wife Diane started their own animal clinic out of their home. The business continued to grow and they, along with their 10 employees, have serviced thousands of patients since their doors opened. Not only the town vet, Dr. Pol is also a family man who kept his family near his passion. His son Charles helped his father as a child in the clinic, and although he didn't love it, he now views his father differently: "My dad is my role model. He grew up on a poor farm in the middle of a different country. He worked hard and he built, like, this huge, I guess you could say a veterinary empire here in the middle of Michigan through nothing but his blood, sweat and tears," says Charles. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol treats horses, pigs, cows, sheep, alpacas, goats, chickens and even an occasional reindeer. A true friend of the farmer, he works tirelessly to ensure that the diminishing population of family farmers remains in business. And he plays an integral role in keeping farmers' livestock healthy and their businesses profitable. With his thick Dutch accent, signature mustache and vintage 1981 "Back to the Future" DeLorean car, Dr. Pol is nothing short of a local legend.. Eggman. Rounding out the ensemble are fan favorites Knuckles and Amy Rose, plus a rogue's gallery of enemies-some familiar to Sonic fans and some brand-new.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer Family Edition (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled saturday 9:00am
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 6 years to 12 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 trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and 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 (15 of 20) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am CT
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 20) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer Family Edition (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8 & 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
Total times aired 28
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 6 years to 12 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 trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and 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 (17 of 20) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am CT
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. Wildlife Docs - This series takes viewers behind the scenes with an elite team of veterinarians, technicians and trainers as they care for the more than 12,000 exotic animals that live in Busch Gardens Tampa.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 20) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids Adventures (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12:30pm
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. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:00am CT
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures - In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 13-16
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 20) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12:30PM CT
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small.
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 Doug Overla
Address 6835 NW HWY 24
City Topeka
State KS
Zip 66618
Telephone Number (785) 582-4000
Email Address doverla@ksnt.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.

Other Matters (24)

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Other Matters (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10am CT
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. Wildlife Docs - This series takes viewers behind the scenes with an elite team of veterinarians, technicians and trainers as they care for the more than 12,000 exotic animals that live in Busch Gardens Tampa
Other Matters (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8am CT
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. Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown - Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different 'top ten' each week in a variety of categories. What are the top ten 'fastest animals in Africa,' 'tallest insects,' 'biggest eaters,' smartest birds'...Jack will answer all of these questions and more. As Jack reveals the categories, he gives further insights and interesting facts about the animals allowing viewers of all ages the opportunity to be entertained as well as learn more about the fascinating animal kingdom in Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown.
Other Matters (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Animal Explorations with Jarod Miller (.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30am CT
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 Explorations with Jarod Miller - Energetic and humorous, Jarod Miller brings viewers up close and personal with the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom. Exciting, surprising and fun, the mission of Animal Exploration is to inspire kids and their families to preserve the innate human instinct to explore. E ach episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that identifies positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. In addition, each show features a "Did You Know?" segment, that shares information that viewers can use in their own backyards.
Other Matters (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am CT
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. Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin - The half-hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 - and beyond -by showing how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the 'family dynamics' of the mingling species, viewers will get to know - and care- about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer Family Edition (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 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 trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur
Other Matters (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Calling Dr.Pol (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8 am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Incredible Dr. Pol is a reality television show on Nat Geo Wild. The show follows veterinarian Jan Pol, originally from the Dr. Jan (Ya-n) Pol was born in the Netherlands and raised on a family dairy farm. With more than 40 years of veterinary experience, Dr. Pol is a pioneer in treating animals. He began his career working for a local veterinarian in Harbor Beach, Mich. However, eager to begin his own practice, in 1981, Dr. Pol and his wife Diane started their own animal clinic out of their home. The business continued to grow and they, along with their 10 employees, have serviced thousands of patients since their doors opened
Other Matters (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:00am CT
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures - In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 13-16.
Other Matters (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Call Dr. Pol (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Incredible Dr. Pol is a reality television show on Nat Geo Wild. The show follows veterinarian Jan Pol, originally from the Dr. Jan (Ya-n) Pol was born in the Netherlands and raised on a family dairy farm. With more than 40 years of veterinary experience, Dr. Pol is a pioneer in treating animals. He began his career working for a local veterinarian in Harbor Beach, Mich. However, eager to begin his own practice, in 1981, Dr. Pol and his wife Diane started their own animal clinic out of their home. The business continued to grow and they, along with their 10 employees, have serviced thousands of patients since their doors opened
Other Matters (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am CT
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. Sea Rescue, features the rescue, rehabilitation and - in many instances - release back into the wild of ocean wildlife. Produced for ages 13-16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. Viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit: rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real-life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Real Life 101 (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11:00am Ct
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. real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors lawyers and veterinarians to Career counselors drug counselors Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards. Real Life 101 takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed Join hosts every week as they explore new profession in the exciting world of work. Its half hour of thought provoking eye opening fun entertainment
Other Matters (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Whiperer Family Edition (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 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 trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur
Other Matters (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12:30pm Ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10:30am Ct
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. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat,family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show , host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewers letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted hands on educational exploration. In addition throughout each program Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode.
Other Matters (14 of 24) Response
Program Title Expedition Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am CT
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. Expedition Wild will showcase wildlife expert Casey Anderson and his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through some North America's wildest places. From paddling the Grand Canyon to skiing with wolverines in British Columbia, this series will reveal a rare glimpse into the beauty and complexity of our natural world.
Other Matters (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Born To Explore
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9am CT
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. Born to Explore - Developed and produced for 13- 16 year olds, the world's cultures and its geographical wonders come alive as the youngest president in Explorers Club history, Richard Wiese, takes viewers on a globetrotting adventure. While developed for 13-16 year olds, Born to Explore is engaging for the whole family. In this weekly half-hour series, Richard uncovers amazing facts of nature and manmade treasures. In Born to Explore, Richard Wiese takes the role of the ultimate Social Studies teacher to a new level, brining the viewing audience to the places and people of our world who form our cultures. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live a the base of an active volcano, or travels down the Nile River, viewers will travels the world without leaving their homes.
Other Matters (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12 pm Ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids motivates young people to take an active role in preserving aquatic environments and wildlife by showing how other kids just like them can do the same. Whether it saving sea turtles or participating in a beach cleanup the Aqua Kids demonstrate the real and lasting contribution children can make in protecting the future of their community and the world.
Other Matters (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog whiperer Family Editon (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 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 trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur
Other Matters (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer Family Edition (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 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 trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur
Other Matters (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 12:30pm CT
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. Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America's most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed - it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small.
Other Matters (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Bottom of the Hour Dog Town USA (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled sat 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. DogTown, USA is produced for ages 13-16 and will inspire young people to pursue their dreams while valuing the importance of dedicating oneself to the greater good of community and family. The series demonstrates the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions. DogTown, USA educates and informs the audience about canine training techniques and creating healthy environments for dogs. DogTown, USA s trained experts teach teen viewers how to be a responsible pet owner and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Viewers will get to know and care about these dogs and the heroes who do whatever it takes to give them a second chance
Other Matters (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures (.3)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Friday 12:00pm CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 65
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures - In each episode the cameras follow Jack Hanna as he spends time with nature's creatures across the continents. Jack talks with people that are knowledgeable about each animal and habitat, teaching as he goes. Each episode is designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. The episodic content will further the educational and informational needs of children 13-16.
Other Matters (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Curiosity Quest (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10am CT
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. Curiosity Quest is an upbeat,family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show , host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewers letters of curiosity. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted hands on educational exploration. In addition throughout each program Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode.
Other Matters (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Calling Dr Pol (.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 7 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Incredible Dr. Pol is a reality television show on Nat Geo Wild. The show follows veterinarian Jan Pol, originally from the Dr. Jan (Ya-n) Pol was born in the Netherlands and raised on a family dairy farm. With more than 40 years of veterinary experience, Dr. Pol is a pioneer in treating animals. He began his career working for a local veterinarian in Harbor Beach, Mich. However, eager to begin his own practice, in 1981, Dr. Pol and his wife Diane started their own animal clinic out of their home. The business continued to grow and they, along with their 10 employees, have serviced thousands of patients since their doors opened
Other Matters (24 of 24) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures (.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 11:30am Ct
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. Awesome Adventures is an adventure travel show that takes teens ages 13 to 16 on incredible journeys all over the world. the show has won numerous awards and in 2013 was nominated for a daytime Emmy for Outstanding Travel Series. the destinations and activities and diverse from Ice climbing the glaciers in Iceland to trekking next to Lave in the island of Hawaii.

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