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

FRN:
0007623770
File Number:
0000050701
Submit Date:
04/06/2018
Call Sign:
KRGV-TV
Facility ID:
43328
City:
WESLACO
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/06/2018
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? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.

Doing Business As: KRGV TV

Tammy Meier

PO Box 5

WESLACO, TX 78599

United States

+1 (956) 968-5555

tammy@krgv.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michael Leal

CHIEF ENGINEER

Mobile Video Tapes, Inc

P.O. BOX 5

WESLACO, TX 78599

United States

+1 (956) 968-5555

michael@KRGV.COM

Technical Representative

Tammy Meier

Personnel Manager/Adminitration

Mobile Video Tapes, Inc dba KRGV

900 E EXPRESSWAY 83

WESLACO, TX 78596

United States

+1 (956) 968-5555

tammy@krgv.com

Administrative

Mark J Prak

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

mprak@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ABC
Nielsen DMA Harlingen-Wslco-Brnsvl-McA
Web Home Page Address www.krgv.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 3.5
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 7.0
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(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11-11:30 AM CT (5.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. This is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol 1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30 AM CT (5.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. Designed to educate and inform viewers aged 13-16 and the entire family this inspiring series invites viewers to share in the experiences of Dr. Pol. an enthusiastic and naturally inclined and well rounded scholar who has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Each week audiences will have a chance to understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic. Dr Pol often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals on neighboring farms and ranches. with the added benefit of his expert analysis and on screen factoids, viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behavior of various domesticated animals and livestock.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (airs on Primary Channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30 - 11:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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, "The Wildlife Docs", produced for ages 13 thru 16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries (airs on Primary channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Jeff shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. Viewers get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Bill Nye, the Science Guy (aired on secondary channel 5.3) ME TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-9:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 60 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. Nye's TV persona is a tall and slender scientist wearing a blue lab coat and a bow tie. He combines the serious science of everyday things with fast-paced action and humor. Each half hour show begins with a cold open, where Nye was introducing the episode's topic, which leads into an opening credit sequence, as Nye is seen floating through a montage of science images. In later seasons, the theme song was cut short by a static screen. After the opening credits, announcer Pat Cashman would say Brought to you by... in which a product name was related to the episode's topic, followed by Nye walking onto the set, called Nye Laboratories, which is filled with scientific visuals including many of science contraptions announced dramatically, relevant to the topic of the episode. Parodies of movies and television shows configure the facts of the episode's topic. Guest appearances were featured on Bill Nye the Science Guy, such as Robin Leach, John Ratzenberger, Ross Shafer, Graham Kerr, Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert, Bob Ross, Richard Karn, Candace Cameron, Alfonso Ribeiro, Sinbad, Nate McMillan, Mudhoney, Drew Barrymore, Taran Noah Smith, Christopher Walken, and Samuel L. Jackson. Each episode also featured Nye in diverse places, focusing on the episode's topic.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Beakman's World (airs on 5.3)ME-TV
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-8:00 AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired 24
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 60 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. Beakman's World is an educational children's television show. The program is based on the Universal Press Syndicate syndicated comic strip You Can with Beakman and Jax created by Jok Church. ... The show's host, Paul Zaloom, still performs as Beakman in live appearances around the globe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (airs on Primary Channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00 am - 9:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 show educates and informs children especially in the 13 to 16 year age bracket as host Jack Hanna explores the wonders of wildlife each week. His adventures to learn about animals and the places they live is entertaining and educational to a wide range of ages.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries 1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00am-9:30 am CT (5.2
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 experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Rock the Park (airs on Primary channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries 2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:30-10:00 AM CT (5.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. 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 experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13-16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Vacation Creation (5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 11:30am-12:00 noon
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. Comic Tommy Davidson ("In Living Color") and YouTube personality Andrea Feczko present deserving individuals, couples and families with exotic vacations in this benevolent travel series. People from diverse backgrounds who have weathered unique hardships are transported to faraway places for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Each trip is carefully planned to align with the location and setting choice of the family or individual, with the aim of creating a once-in-a-lifetime, unforgettable experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:30-11:00 am CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer face-to face with the best of the beasts. In this weekly half-hour series that will engage viewers 13-16, as well as the whole family, Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Saved By the Bell (aired on 5.3 ME-TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00 am-11:00 am CT (4 individual half hour episodes
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 48
Total times aired 48
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 7 years to 13 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Saved by the Bell is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from 1989 to 1993. A reboot of the Disney Channel series Good Morning, Miss Bliss, the show follows a group of friends and their principal. Primarily focusing on lighthearted comedic situations, it occasionally touches on serious social issues, such as drug use, driving under the influence, homelessness, remarriage, death, women's rights, and environmental issues. The series starred Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Dustin Diamond, Lark Voorhies, Dennis Haskins, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkley, and Mario Lopez.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:30-12:00 Noon CT (5.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue (Airs on Primary Channel 5.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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, sea Rescue. features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wild1ife. Produced for ages 13 to 16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit, rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology-y. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol 2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM CT (5.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. Calling Dr Pol is a weekly half hour series that explores the fascinating occupation of veterinary medicine. It is designed to education ages 13 to 16 and the entire family in this inspiring series. dr Pol has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff also care for animals of all shapes and sizes. Audiences will understand the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession and learn that the work doesn't end at the clinic; he often takes his talents to the road by helping sick or injured animals. He is a legend in the community and provides an entertaining view of the veterinary profession.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 3) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS (airs on ME-TV)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays 6:00am-7:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 26
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. Mystery Hunters is a reality show hosted by teenagers Araya and Christina, who travel to locations around the globe to investigate mysteries that include the existence of Bigfoot, vampires, mind control, the Bermuda Triangle and witches. Providing more of a scientific answer to the mysteries and questions presented on the show is Doubting Dave, who conducts experiments related to the show's topics and answers questions sent in by viewers. "Mystery Hunters" viewers should watch the show with an open mind because, as Araya and Christina usually remind viewers at the end of episodes, things aren't always what they seem.
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

Date and Time Aired:

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays, 6:30-7:00 AM CT (5.2)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 12
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
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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Questions Response
Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Sundays, 6:00-6:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 12
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 is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13-16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye-opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the 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

Date and Time Aired:

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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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 Tammy Meier
Address 900 East Expressway
City Weslaco
State TX
Zip 78599
Telephone Number (956) 968-5555
Email Address tammy@krgv.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. BROADCAST EFFORTS Masterminds: A half hour program on Sunday afternoons featuring academic competition among virtually every high school in the Rio Grande Valley. Students participating are from the first through fourth year of high school. Competition includes English, Science, Math, Current Events, History, Art and Music. Following completion of each program, KRGV donates a check to each school for library replenishment. Teach the Children: A program sponsored by KRGV where money is raised by businesses and a two hour telethon that is held and aired on KRGV in June to furnish first grade students with clothing and school supplies. The money is distributed throughout the valley schools. Airing of public service announcements geared towards children. PSA's such as Boys Scouts, Girl Scouts, Teen Stress. NON BROADCAST EFFORTS Rio Grande Valley Literacy Center Spelling Bee: KRGV is active in the Literacy Center and several times each year we participate in the spelling bee to help raise funds to help students to learn how to read. Career Days: The department head managers and news reporters, anchors as well as production attend school career fairs to encourage students to keep their grades up and tell about jobs available in the television market. Valley Relief Fund: An on-going campaign to help the less fortunate or disaster related people. Elementary through high school age students raise money to aid victims of disaster. Teach for America: KRGV's General Manager, Community Relations Manager as well as news anchors and reporters participate in Teach for America in talking to high school students about their jobs. GEAR UP is a project that serves 28 school districts from Port Isabel to Laredo. The purpose of the project is to encourage parents and students to consider post-secondary education. The program provides parents and students with mentoring opportunities, university visits and important information regarding college options. CHANNEL 5 NEWS anchorwoman Letty Garza is the GEAR UP spokesperson and donates countless hours speaking to students in large assemblies and small groups. She is talent for numerous public service announcements encouraging parents to get involved. Each week, KRGV Carolina Cruz produces a news feature about GEAR UP.

Other Matters (11)

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Other Matters (1 of 11) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries Season 3 (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 AM CT
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. Jeff Corwin has now moved to broadcast television in Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin. Based at the world's largest aquarium, The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Jeff takes viewers around the globe to explore Earth's least understood resource, our Oceans. Each week, Jeff is joined by experts to uncover the hidden secrets of the deep.
Other Matters (2 of 11) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11-11:30 AM CT
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. Tim Faulkner goes on trips to explore the habitats of some of nature's most unique creatures, visiting baby Tasmanian devils, peregrine falcons and more.
Other Matters (3 of 11) Response
Program Title Sea Rescue
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10-10:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, sea Rescue. features the rescue, rehabilitation and in many instances release back into the wild of ocean wild1ife. Produced for ages 13 to 16, Sea Rescue offers educational and entertaining television by demonstrating the welfare and medical benefits that rescue and rehabilitation programs provide animals. viewers will also learn that there's a reciprocal benefit, rescued animals provide valuable insight into their biology and ecology-y. This information adds to the pool of knowledge necessary to conserve threatened and endangered species. Each week, Sea Rescue will leave its audience inspired by the real life stories of the featured animals and rescuers and with a fuller understanding of the rich array of sea life with which we share our planet.
Other Matters (4 of 11) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9-9:30 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, brings the viewer fact to face with the best of the beasts. Jack highlights his favorite animals and adventures from around the world. Presented in countdown style, Jack offers up a different top ten each week in a variety of categories
Other Matters (5 of 11) Response
Program Title JACK HANNA Animal Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAYS 10:30-11:00 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures educates and informs children especially in the 13 to 16 year age bracket as host Jack Hanna explores the wonders of wildlife each week. His adventures to learn about animals and the places they live is entertaining and educational to a wide range of ages.
Other Matters (6 of 11) Response
Program Title Calling Dr Pol (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 10:30-11:00 AM CT
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. Pol is an experienced and renowned veterinarian who specializes in farm animals and is prepared to treat wounded and sick animals of all shapes and sizes.
Other Matters (7 of 11) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries Season 2 (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 am CT
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. Jeff Corwin has now moved to broadcast television in Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin. Based at the world's largest aquarium, The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Jeff takes viewers around the globe to explore Earth's least understood resource, our Oceans. Each week, Jeff is joined by experts to uncover the hidden secrets of the deep.
Other Matters (8 of 11) Response
Program Title Ocean's Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half-hour weekly series, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experience. Jeff shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs that humans do. Viewers get to know and care about these heroes, and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (9 of 11) Response
Program Title Wildlife Docs
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11am ct
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, "The Wildlife Docs", produced for ages 13 thru 16 follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, this educational and informational program will allow viewers to witness a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Other Matters (10 of 11) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 11:00-11:30 AM CT
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half-hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13-16 years of age and taps into America's love affair with our national parks. In this awe-inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the world's most unique coral and marine life. They'll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaska's remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the region's famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet - The Grand Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park
Other Matters (11 of 11) Response
Program Title Calling Dr Pol (5.2)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:-10:30 AM CT (5.2)
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. Pol is an experienced and renowned veterinarian who specializes in farm animals and is prepared to treat wounded and sick animals of all shapes and sizes.

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Tammy Meier

Personnel Manager


04/06/2018

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