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

FRN:
0012329926
File Number:
0000037399
Submit Date:
01/04/2018
Call Sign:
KSMO-TV
Facility ID:
33336
City:
KANSAS CITY
State:
MO
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/04/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

MEREDITH CORPORATION

Doing Business As: MEREDITH CORPORATION

Joshua Pila

1716 LOCUST STREET

DES MOINES, IA 50309

United States

+1 (515) 284-3000

RegAffairs@meredith.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Representative

Larence K. Oaks

Vice President of Technology

Meredith Corporation

Larence Oaks

8668 Highwood lane

Indianapolis, IN 46278

United States

+1 (317) 297-5010

larry.oaks@meredith.com

Technical Representative

Joshua N. Pila

General Counsel

Meredith Corporation

425 14th Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30318

United States

+1 (404) 327-3286

RegAffairs@meredith.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network My Network
Nielsen DMA Kansas City
Web Home Page Address www.myksmotv.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 4.0
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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(8)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am 10/7-12/30
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to16 years of age with its program content including dog safety and care tips as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00 AM 10/1-12/31
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD, is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline, magazine styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywoods premiere talent. There is on set coverage with directors, writers and producers, and previews of upcoming motion picture and DVD releases. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD also gives the viewer a look at how special effects artists, and their tech wizards, pull off the complex magic needed to bring many of the years biggest blockbusters to life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30 AM 10/1-12/31
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired 14
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LIVE LIFE and WIN! is a weekly Educational/Informational (E/I), nationally syndicated TV series highlighting inspirational teen success stories with segments featuring Extraordinary Teens, Breaking Barriers, Giving Back, and Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship. LIVE LIFE and WIN! helps teens discover and learn strategies and attributes to achieve personal dreams, explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and uncover personal passions, and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to LIVE LIFE and WIN
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00am 10/7-12/30
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Animal Rescue serves the educational and informational needs of children 16 years of age and under with its program content, including safety tips and real life in-the-field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30AM 10/7-12/30
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 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

Digital Core Program (6 of 8) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 900AM 10/7-12/30
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons is an American biographical television series aimed at children between the ages of 13-16 years old. The seriest profiles 5 seemingly-ordinary kids or teens who are impacting the lives of others. The best and the brightest from athletes to entrepreneurs, philanthropists to superstars.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00AM 10/7-12/30
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles combining skill and creativity. It also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am 10/7-12/30
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The programs motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities.
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 Kim Edney
Address 4500 Shawnee Mission Parkway
City Fairway
State KS
Zip 66205
Telephone Number (913) 677-7126
Email Address kim.edney@kctv5.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. The licensee has reviewed internal station records and documentation provided to us by program suppliers for compliance with the FCCs commercial limits in childrens programs 47 C.F.R. Section 73.670 and the licensee hereby certifies that the station fully complied with these limits for all programs specifically designed for children ages twelve 12 and under. In addition to the programs listed in this report, the station broadcast the following programs specifically designed for children ages twelve 12 and under, NONE. Aqua Kids ended on 9/23 and was replaced by Dog Tales beginning 9/30.

Other Matters (8)

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Other Matters (1 of 8) Response
Program Title Live Life and Win
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 7:30 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. LIVE LIFE and WIN! is a weekly Educational/Informational (E/I), nationally syndicated TV series highlighting inspirational teen success stories with segments featuring Extraordinary Teens, Breaking Barriers, Giving Back, and Nutrition & Exercise with a focus on the arts, school, sports, community and teen entrepreneurship. LIVE LIFE and WIN! helps teens discover and learn strategies and attributes to achieve personal dreams, explore volunteerism as an opportunity to build character and uncover personal passions, and gain knowledge about life skills necessary to LIVE LIFE and WIN!
Other Matters (2 of 8) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 800 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD, is an inventive behind the screen entertainment news, headline, magazine styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywoods premiere talent. There is on set coverage with directors, writers & producers, and previews of upcoming motion picture and DVD releases. MADE IN HOLLYWOOD also gives the viewer a look at how special effects artists, and their tech wizards, pull off the complex magic needed to bring many of the years biggest blockbusters to life.
Other Matters (3 of 8) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830AM
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. Dog Tales serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to16 years of age with its program content including dog safety and care tips as well as lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and showcases various veterinary experts explaining different issues affecting canines.
Other Matters (4 of 8) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 800AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles combining skill and creativity. It also demonstrates real world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun.
Other Matters (5 of 8) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730AM
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 (6 of 8) Response
Program Title Animal Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7AM
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 Rescue serves the educational and informational needs of children 16 years of age and under with its program content, including safety tips and real life in the field experiences of professional and ordinary people taking care of, treating and helping various animals.
Other Matters (7 of 8) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 12 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day is a television program that introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. Students often do not know what they want to do and are unsure of potential interests they may have that could be a career. Career Day provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that led them to choose their career. To encourage students to make informed decisions, young adults must be introduced to career awareness, such as the concept that success in most careers requires education and training. As the National Alliance of Business recommended in its 1999 publication Preparing Young People for Tomorrow. Middle school is an ideal age at which to expose students to the challenging world of work. The programs motivational and inspirational message of each guest empowers audiences of all ages to investigate career opportunities.
Other Matters (8 of 8) Response
Program Title Young Icons
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 900AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Young Icons is an American biographical television series aimed at children between the ages of 13-16 years old. The seriest profiles 5 seemingly-ordinary kids or teens who are impacting the lives of others. The best and the brightest from athletes to entrepreneurs, philanthropists to superstars.

Certification

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Question Response

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

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

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

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

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

Kimberly Edney

Meredith Corporation


01/04/2018

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