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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000049860
Submit Date:
04/04/2018
Call Sign:
KHPF-CD
Facility ID:
35923
City:
FREDERICKSBURG
State:
TX
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/04/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2018

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

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Ryan Wilhour

Consulting Engineer

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507 NW 60th ST, STE D

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

ryan@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network My Network
Nielsen DMA Austin
Web Home Page Address www.myaustintv.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 5.0
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(10)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 fascinating new STEM series, host Danni Washington looks at the fun and clever ways scientists, engineers and innovators are copying plants, animals and more to create some of the worlds most amazing advancements.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:30am
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. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. A unique program that combines entertainment with business school, Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am
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 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 10) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna Into The Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
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 is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00am
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. Teen Kids News is a national weekly program that is informative, educational and entertaining! The show has been on the air since 2003, and given how many people watch it and love it, the show will be on forever! TKN highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. In addition, TKN reporters on the show (who are, of course, all kids!) report on everything that is fun and interesting or important about our world. These stories range from kids who fly planes to how to deal with bullying to the best way to throw a baseball for power, to tips on getting into college to making friends to behind the scenes with entertainers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00AM
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 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.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 10) Response
Program Title DragonflyTV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30am
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. DragonflyTV is an Emmy Award winning multi-media science education program combining television, community outreach, the Web, and fun. Produced by Twin Cities Public Television (TPT), creator of the long-running family science series Newton's Apple, DragonflyTV engages tens of millions of children, parents and teachers in accessible, hands-on science activities. DragonflyTV is designed to appeal to children from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds. By modeling and celebrating children's science capabilities, DragonflyTV shows that if kids can dream it, they can do it!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am
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 daily life of a 'Country Vet.' Dr. Pol, originally from Holland, has been a vet in Michigan for over 30 years and treats farm animals and family pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
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 daily life of a 'Country Vet.' Dr. Pol, originally from Holland, has been a vet in Michigan for over 30 years and treats farm animals and family pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 12
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 Steve Spangler is an Ellen Show regular. He shows viewers how to conduct amazing science experiments in their own homes. Steve explores a different science concept each episode, using everyday items for his fun experiments proving that anyone can be a scientist.
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 Rachel Steading
Address 908 W. MLK Jr. Blvd.
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78701
Telephone Number (512) 476-3636
Email Address rachel.steading@kxan.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 (10)

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Other Matters (1 of 10) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. Each week, a seasoned team of business leaders instructs entrepreneurs about the basic but critical business skills needed to bring a product from concept to the marketplace. A unique program that combines entertainment with business school, Hatched will focus on the skills needed to launch a product. It will help young people develop the confidence and business savvy to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies.
Other Matters (2 of 10) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:00am
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 daily life of a 'Country Vet.' Dr. Pol, originally from Holland, has been a vet in Michigan for over 30 years and treats farm animals and family pets.
Other Matters (3 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Science
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:30am
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. Host Steve Spangler is an Ellen Show regular. He shows viewers how to conduct amazing science experiments in their own homes. Steve explores a different science concept each episode using everyday items for his fun experiments proving that anyone can be a scientist.
Other Matters (4 of 10) Response
Program Title DragonflyTV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:30am
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. DragonflyTV is an Emmy Award winning multi-media science education program combining television, community outreach, the Web, and fun. Produced by Twin Cities Public Television (TPT), creator of the long-running family science series Newton's Apple, DragonflyTV engages tens of millions of children, parents and teachers in accessible, hands-on science activities. DragonflyTV is designed to appeal to children from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds. By modeling and celebrating children's science capabilities, DragonflyTV shows that if kids can dream it, they can do it!
Other Matters (5 of 10) Response
Program Title Teen Kids News
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7:00am
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. Teen Kids News is a national weekly program that is informative, educational and entertaining! The show has been on the air since 2003, and given how many people watch it and love it, the show will be on forever! TKN highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. In addition, TKN reporters on the show (who are, of course, all kids!) report on everything that is fun and interesting or important about our world. These stories range from kids who fly planes to how to deal with bullying to the best way to throw a baseball for power, to tips on getting into college to making friends to behind the scenes with entertainers.
Other Matters (6 of 10) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:00am
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 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.
Other Matters (7 of 10) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30am
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. 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.
Other Matters (8 of 10) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 8:00am
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 fascinating new STEM series, host Danni Washington looks at the fun and clever ways scientists, engineers and innovators are copying plants, animals and more to create some of the worlds most amazing advancements.
Other Matters (9 of 10) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 10:00am
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 is a live action television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. In each episode the cameras follow Jack 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 pre-social values within an envronmentally responsible universe.
Other Matters (10 of 10) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 9:30am
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. The daily life of a 'Country Vet.' Dr. Pol, originally from Holland, has been a vet in Michigan for over 30 years and treats farm animals and family pets.

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.

Rachel Steading

Business Administrator


04/04/2018

Attachments

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