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

FRN:
0020557518
File Number:
0000057348
Submit Date:
07/09/2018
Call Sign:
KWHY-TV
Facility ID:
26231
City:
LOS ANGELES
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/09/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second 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

KWHY-22 BROADCASTING, LLC

Doing Business As: KWHY-22 BROADCASTING, LLC

Nina Christy, Legal Department

4975 W PICO BLVD

LOS ANGELES, CA 90019

United States

+1 (213) 344-3700

nina.christy@meruelogroup.com

Company

Contact Representatives (5)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Nina Christy

Legal Assistant

Meruelo Group

9550 Firestone Blvd., Ste. 105

Downey, CA 90241

United States

+1 (562) 745-2300

nina.christy@meruelogroup.com

Legal Assistant

Paul A. Cicelski , Esq .

Lerman Senter PLLC

2001 L Street NW

Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6756

PCicelski@lermansenter.com

Legal Representative

David Gray

Engineer

Meruelo Media

4975 W Pico Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90019

United States

+1 (760) 275-9897

DGray@kwhy.com

Technical Representative

John E. Hidle , PE .

Consulting Engineer

Carl T. Jones Corporation

John E. Hidle, PE

7901 Yarnwood Court

Springfield, VA 22153

United States

+1 (703) 569-7704

jhidle@ctjc.com

Technical Representative

Benjamin Vega

Meruelo Group

9550 Firestone Blvd. Ste 105

Downey, CA 90241

United States

+1 (562) 745-2300

bvega@meruelogroup.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network MundoMax
Nielsen DMA Los Angeles
Web Home Page Address https://www.kwhy22.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 840.0
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: 19.0
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(15)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.5 Monday-Saturday 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. & Sunday 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 103
Total times aired 103
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 2 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Animal Atlas the hosts travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the outstanding. Viewers learn about the animals lives, history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. Viewers get to meet the animals face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Tales
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.2 Saturday 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (From 4/1/18-4/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. Dog Tales is concerned with safety tips along with lessons on the responsibility of owning a dog. The show also provides informative segments on various dog breeds and also showcases veterinary experts in the care of various issues affecting canines. The weekly series includes a reading list about dogs and promotes children's writing and creative skills with essay and art contests.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.6 Monday-Sunday 8 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (Substation off-air as of 4/16/18 at 12 p.m.)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 16
Total times aired 16
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 2 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Animal Atlas the hosts travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the outstanding. Viewers learn about the animals lives, history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. Viewers get to meet the animals face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Mouse in the House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.2 Saturday 9:30 a.m.-10 a.m. (From 4/1/18-4/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mouse in the house serves the educational and informational needs of children 9 to 12 years of age with its program content, providing young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information buildings important life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.8 Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (Substation off-air as of 4/16/18 at 12 p.m.)
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 2 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Animal Atlas the hosts travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the outstanding. Viewers learn about the animals lives, history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. Viewers get to meet the animals face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 15) Response
Program Title The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.2 Saturday 8 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (From 4/1/18-4/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon is a live action series that follows Dudley, a life size dragon who recently woke up from centuries of hibernation and his new ten year old friends Matt and Sally. The kids guide Dudley around the modern world and the trio learn about environmentalism, friendship, and pro-social services.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.1 Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-7:30 a.m. & Friday 7 a.m.-8 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Total times aired 78
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 2 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Animal Atlas the hosts travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the outstanding. Viewers learn about the animals lives, history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. Viewers get to meet the animals face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title America's Heartland
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.2 Saturday 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. (From 4/1/18-4/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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. America's Heartland serves the educational and informational needs of child rend 13 to 16 years of age with its program content. The show features everyday Americans and their families, telling fascinating stories across America's heartland. From learning how to make maple syrup to riding with teenage ranchers, this series explores various ways of life showcasing the diversity of how we live and work.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Home With Grandma
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.7 Monday-Sunday 2:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 90
Total times aired 90
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Home With Grandma, is an educational/informative program targeting children ages 6 -14. The program depicts real life situations and teaches kids to act according to the Vietnamese traditional culture and values.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.2 Saturday 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. (From 4/1/18-4/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. The show focuses on careers such as doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counseleors, mechianis and Lipizzaner stallion trainers. See for yourself why yhese professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Mustard Pancakes
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.2 Saturday 8:30 a.m.-9 a.m. (From 4/1/18-4/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mustard Pancakes featuring Courtney Campbell and her family of fun loving friends. Each episode mirrors a slice of everyday life from problems to celebrations and everything in between. Courtney lives her cat, Mr. D., her three dogs, Oogleberry Ink Dog, Tiny Tina Ten Toes, and Mo. Courtney's home is warm, friendly, inviting, a cozy place where all children feel comfortable hanging out, singing songs, and hearing stories.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.3 Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-8 a.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 104
Total times aired 104
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 2 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Animal Atlas the hosts travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the outstanding. Viewers learn about the animals lives, history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. Viewers get to meet the animals face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.4 Saturday 4 p.m.-6 p.m. & Sunday 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 104
Total times aired 104
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 2 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Animal Atlas the hosts travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the outstanding. Viewers learn about the animals lives, history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. Viewers get to meet the animals face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.2 Saturday 7 a.m.-10 a.m. (4/16/18-6/30/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Total times aired 66
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 2 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Animal Atlas the hosts travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the outstanding. Viewers learn about the animals lives, history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. Viewers get to meet the animals face to face.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Think Big
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 22.2 Saturday 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (From 4/1/18-4/15/18)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 2
Total times aired 2
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 television series that shows a working knowledge of math, science and physics. The series shows children actively solving problems using scientific principles while combining skill and creativity. The series also demonstrates real-world applications for math, science and engineering, proving that that the physical sciences can be useful, challenging and fun. Each episode presents an invent-off challenge, where teenage teams must invent a machine designed to perform a specific task in limited amount of time, promoting creative thinking and practical skills.
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 Nina Christy
Address 9550 Firestone Blvd., Ste. 105
City Downey
State CA
Zip 90241
Telephone Number (562) 745-2300
Email Address nina.christy@meruelogroup.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. KWHY-TV began the second quarter of 2018 with seven streams of programming other than the main program stream. On April 16, 2018 at 12 p.m., two of seven streams were removed from the air. The recorded averages of 840.0 hrs/wk and 19.0 hrs/wk of the "Digital Core Programming" section of this report reflect the five active streams of programming other than the main programming stream. The two streams removed from the air were omitted from these calculations, but the schedules are included in this report for reference.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Animal Atlas
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled See Attachment A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 469
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In Animal Atlas the hosts travel the globe to meet every kind of animal imaginable from the familiar to the outstanding. Viewers learn about the animals lives, history, and the adaptations that allow them to survive and thrive. Viewers get to meet the animals face to face.

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.

Nina Christy

Legal Assistant


07/09/2018

Attachments

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