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

FRN:
0018608273
File Number:
0000032739
Submit Date:
10/10/2017
Call Sign:
KMPH-CD
Facility ID:
168338
City:
MERCED-MARIPOSA
State:
CA
Service:
Digital Class A
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? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

KMPH LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: KMPH LICENSEE, LLC

C/O Miles S. Mason, Pillsbury Winthrop

1200 Seventeenth street NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8198

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Miles S. Mason , Esq .

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth St. NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8195

miles.mason@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Fresno-Visalia
Web Home Page Address www.kmph.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 504.0
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(22)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am (9/10 - 9/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program airs on the 4th digital stream, channel D4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 a.m. (7/1 - 9/30/17)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Whaddaydo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (7/1 - 9/30/17)
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am (7/2 - 9/24/17)
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. Think Big is a kid-hosted entertaining series for young people that follows the world's most innovative kids as they create and invent new toys, games, learning tools, websites, and modes of transportation. The program features top kid inventors who face off against one another in an Invent-Off to see who can come up with the most innovative and creative invention. In each episode, two teams brainstorm, choose materials, and sketch and design their idea. Once completed, the inventions are then judged. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30 a.m. (7/1-9/30/17)
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 this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the "Weird But True" science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this series is fun, playful and educational. On Xploration Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title Dragonfly
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:30am (7/2 -9/24/17)
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 features children engaging in various science projects and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science from multiple scientific fields. It introduces young viewers to a variety of scientific disciplines and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Examples of program episodes include studying various ecosystems, sea turtles, and rocket propulsion. Each episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to gain an appreciation for science in a unique and entertaining way. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV Sports
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am & 11:30am (9/10 - 9/24/17
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 6
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 highlights children engaged in projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. Children learn a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports-related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program airs on the 4th digital stream, channel D4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (7/1-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 6
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 6
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 6
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 10/01/2017 06:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 09/24/2017 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-09
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 08/20/2017 07:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-08-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 07/30/2017 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-07-29
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 09/24/2017 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration Nature Knows Best
List date and time rescheduled 10/15/2017 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-09-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Whaddaydo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am (7/2 - 9/24/17)
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. The educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment will also be featured in each show in an effort to help teens to make the right decision at the right moment. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am (9/10 -0 9/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 3
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 showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program airs on the 4th digital stream, channel D4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (7/1 - 9/30/17)
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 spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the arctic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program has four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30 a.m. (7/1 - 9/30/17)
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00 a.m. (7/2 -9/24/17)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (7/1 - 9/30/17)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday's 9:00am (7/1-9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses everyday items to turn the world around him into a fund and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Xploration DIY Sci
List date and time rescheduled 08/20/2017 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2017-08-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (7/1 - 9/30/17)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00am & 11:00am (9/10 -9/24/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 6
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 features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program airs on the 4th digital stream, channel D4.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00a & 9:30am (7/1 - 9/30/17)
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. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00am & 9:30am (7/2 -9/24/17)
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. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: "The Horse, Bicycle and Motorcycle", three modes of solitary transportation that gave us freedom and adventure; and, "Clocks, Calendars & Calculators", three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. Program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (7/1 -9/30/17)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00 a.m. (7/1-9/30/17)
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 strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am (7/2 - 9/24/17)
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non-human, and the environment, fun.. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturdays 6:00am (7/8 - 9/30/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features weekly educational features, such as "College and You" (tips for choosing and getting into college), and "Word" (vocabulary skills training), as well as informational features for teens: reports about healthy eating, driving tips for new drivers, and internet predators. The program has been designed to meet needs of children and young adolescents with a unique curiosity about their world, with weekly headlines that present the news in a teen-appropriate manner. The program stimulates the viewer's curiosity, develops learning, cognitive, listening and thinking skills, and serves as an enhancement to the viewer's academic and educational experience. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Does the program have educating and informing children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes
Does the Licensee provide information regarding the program, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides consistent with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Terri Ortlieb
Address 5111 East McKinley Avenue
City Fresno
State CA
Zip 93727
Telephone Number (559) 255-2600
Email Address tortlieb@kmph.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. KMPH-CD continued to the serve the educational, informational, and social needs of children throughout the 3rd Quarter 2017 through extensive broadcast and outreach activities. The station has continued to air PSAs for local and national organizations serving the interests of children and families, including The Ad Council Childhood Seat Belt Safety campaign "Battlefield" stresses to viewers the importance of children wearing their seat belts at all times; The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Campaign 2017 "Aaron" shows viewers the results of a child taking prescription drugs; The Entertainment Industry Foundation and Albertsons Companies Foundation campaign, "Hunger Is Hungry for More featuring actress Viola Davis," creates awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in America; And the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's Campaign giving families hope when their children are receiving medical services at St. Jude hospital. We also have presented stories in our newscasts highlighting children's issues, including a report on how children can be affected by medical waste and how to dispose of dangerous material, a story on how to prepare for a new school year, and a report about a 14-year-old boy treated at a hospital after being hit by a SUV, and the importance of staying safe in school zones. The station continues to offer tours of our facility to local schools to show where and how the news is produced, and to answer questions on what skills are needed to work in the industry, including education. The station's on-air talent maintains an extensive schedule with community groups and schools.

Other Matters (22)

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Other Matters (1 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:00am (10/1 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Other Matters (2 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (3 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Other Matters (4 of 22) Response
Program Title Real Winning Edge
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00am & 11:00am (10/1 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 features young people who have been chosen to be profiled because of their adoption of pro-social values and principles. The particular youth featured is interviewed by a celebrity in the same talent field. This program shows the viewer that honesty, loyalty, hard work, self-discipline and balancing school work with social activities and friends, and developing a sense of purpose in his/her life, all combine to help the viewer stand against influences which could hurt him/her or others. This program airs on the 4th digital stream, channel D4.
Other Matters (5 of 22) Response
Program Title Make
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am (10/1 -12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 celebrates the inventors, artists, and everyday people who mix old and new technology to create new products. On the program, every-day items are transformed for new purposes in the up-cycling process. Viewers are encouraged to combine critical thinking, imagination, and scientific principles to create products that meet the ever-changing needs of our society. This program allows kids to showcase their skills in creativity, science, innovation, marketing and teamwork. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Other Matters (6 of 22) Response
Program Title So You Want to Be
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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 is about various occupations and professions in today's workforce. Children will learn about varied occupations through an up-close look at different jobs, including spending a day as a hands-on observer with an expert in a particular field. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Other Matters (7 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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. Host Steve Spangler shows viewers that the world is their laboratory. He uses everyday items to turn the world around him into a fun and unexpected laboratory. In each episode, Spangler will demonstrate science experiments and explain how they connect to real-world innovations. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (8 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 8:00am (10/1 -12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Other Matters (9 of 22) Response
Program Title Sports Stars of Tomorrow
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30am (10/1 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 showcases the hard work and dedication required to be a true sports star. Chronicled are the trials and tribulations of young athletes as they strive to become top level performers in the sports arena. This program helps viewers realize that with hard work and determination, their goals in life and on the playing field are attainable. Key values such as dedication, discipline, commitment and community involvement are reinforced in each episode. The program also provides in-depth stories that reveal the important challenges and lessons that mold young athletes. Through these stories, viewers learn that while many desire greatness on the grand stage of competition, much can be learned through the journey that can make a significant difference throughout their lives. This program airs on the 4th digital stream, channel D4.
Other Matters (10 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird but True
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the "Weird But True" science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this series is fun, playful and educational. On Xploration Weird But True, Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (11 of 22) Response
Program Title Future Phenoms
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00am (10/1 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Hosted by Pat Summerall, this program takes viewers coast-to-coast and in-depth with the brightest young athletes in sports. The series profiles high school athletes who have overcome personal adversity to pursue their dreams. The athletes are recognized for their classroom achievements, as well as their contributions in extracurricular activities. The importance of dedication, discipline, commitment to academics, and community involvement are spotlighted as part of the athletes success. The stories strive to inspire viewers to pursue knowledge and a healthy, active lifestyle, despite any personal difficulties. This program airs on the 4th digital stream, channel D4.
Other Matters (12 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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 strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (13 of 22) Response
Program Title Living Greener
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 7:30am (10/1 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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 focuses on the importance of understanding our environment and showcases the latest innovations to help make the planet more eco-friendly. The program travels around the world to show how people and nations are addressing today's environmental problems and how they are seeking solutions. Children learn how to positively work toward a more sustainable future and gives insight into our future way of life. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Other Matters (14 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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. Each week, host Emily Calandrelli takes journeys through space that will both entertain and educate viewers. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Emily shows viewers what it is like to try to perform everyday tasks while floating in zero gravity and living in a Mars-like habitat. Episodes feature space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, the search for other life in space, and many other topics, including NASA-related programs as applicable to the episodes. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (15 of 22) Response
Program Title Animal Outtakes
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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 is about a wide variety of animals and the people who take care of them. Children will learn about a variety of animals and what a responsibility it is to take care of these animals. Episode examples include learning about bovines in Florida; a sanctuary for sea turtles; and, a guide dog centers where dogs learn to become service animals. This program airs on the secondary digital stream, channel D2.
Other Matters (16 of 22) Response
Program Title Get Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and features notable animal experts teaching children the living habits and unique behaviors of wild animals. Episode examples include: learning how experts studying adult orangutans learn how they raise their young; and explains the Panda's living patterns. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Other Matters (17 of 22) Response
Program Title Dragonfly TV Sports
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30am & 11:30am (10/1 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 28
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 highlights children engaged in projects with real hands-on experience and demonstrates practical applications of mathematics and science, in particular, as it relates to individual sports or sporting activity. Children learn a variety of scientific disciplines within a particular sport and challenges them in critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing valuable information to reach answers. Each sports-related episode is engaging, entertaining and educational in structure, allowing children to investigate science on their own. This program airs on the 4th digital stream, channel D4.
Other Matters (18 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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 strives to answer questions about where advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may lead us in the future. Scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers add their input about what the world may look like in 2050. Viewers are taken on an educational adventure as the program tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Other Matters (19 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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. In this program, children learn about biomimicry and see how engineers imitate nature in the design of innovative products. They learn how the Manta Ray has inspired inventions related to ocean navigation as well as military applications; and how snakes have been copied to design robots that can rescue those trapped in small spaces. This program features the incredible world of animals and plants, and the inventions inspired by them. This program airs on the main digital stream.
Other Matters (20 of 22) Response
Program Title Wild World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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 is based at the world famous San Diego Zoo and focuses on showing how zoo enrichment programs help animals initiate natural behavior. This program teaches children about animal behavior and the importance of providing an enriching environment for animals in our care. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Other Matters (21 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled sundays 8:30am (10/1 - 12/31/17)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
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. Host Philippe Cousteau (grandson of famed undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau) brings energy to every location he visits while seeking to inspire and educate viewers in earth sciences. This program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth, from magnificent mountains to erupting volcanoes. Viewers will not only behold the beauty of gigantic glaciers, but also discover why they formed and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as he strives to understand places on, inside, and above the Earth. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.
Other Matters (22 of 22) Response
Program Title Xploration Animal Science
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30am (10/7 - 12/30/17)
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 animal series takes a unique, scientific approach to animal behavior studies. By going one step further, the program examines how and why an animal is able to excel in its environment. Using animation, graphics, and scientific analysis from animal experts, viewers can gain more understanding than ever before about these amazing creatures. This program airs on the third digital stream, channel D3.

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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.

Terri Ortlieb

Programming Coordinator


10/10/2017

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