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

FRN:
0002900330
File Number:
0000067353
Submit Date:
01/28/2019
Call Sign:
KTVN
Facility ID:
59139
City:
RENO
State:
NV
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/28/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth 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

SARKES TARZIAN, INC.

Doing Business As: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.

Station KTVN

205 NORTH COLLEGE AVENUE

SUITE 800

BLOOMINGTON, IN 47402

United States

+1 (812) 332-7251

lfox@ktvn.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Nancy A Ory , Esq .

LERMAN SENTER PLLC

2001 L St NW

Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6791

nory@lermansenter.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CBS
Nielsen DMA Reno
Web Home Page Address www.ktvn.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 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: 13.5
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 Look Kool (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 9-9:30am
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Look Kool is a program designed for children 6 to 9. On every episode, the male host, Hamza, interacts with an animated robot cat, a historical guest (played by Hamza in costume), children, and other animated creatures. The basic premise of the show is the idea that math is everywhere and each episode includes real children who help Hamza solve mathematical or scientific curiosities. Look Kool works hard to highlight for learners the link between the lesson and real life in order to activate and keep the children's interest. Live action children in real world settings put the lesson of the episode into action by seeking its value within everyday life. Look Kool is a highly educational program and speaks to the curious minds and active imaginations of elementary age kids and encourages the transfer of knowledge out into one's everyday life.
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 Giver (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 10:30-11am
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Giver is a live action series suitable for children 6 to 9. In each episode the young adult host enlists the help of children in the area to work together to improve playgrounds in their community. Together, the children select a theme for the new playground and make decisions on how to make their park great. The lesson of this series support a child's social and emotional development and encourages volunteerism and teamwork.
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 Science (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 8-8:30am
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. Animal Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience
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 The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9am
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 The Busy World of Richard Scarry (KTVN 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Total times aired 91
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Busy World of Richard Scarry is a television adaptation of Richard Scarry's hundreds of original stories and his wonderfully colorful characters. Each half-hour episode is made up of three stories - two of which are set in Busytown, the living, working and playing place of the Scarry characters. The third story is from Busy Busy World featuring international characters as they appeared in the original stories. The stories are separated by two one-minute educational interstitials hosted by Lowly, the series Spokesworm, who demonstrates "How Things Work" and "How To Be Safe".
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 Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8am
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian faces daily. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Pet Vet Dream Team
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 13-16 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 information 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 Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Pet Vet Dream Team
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/2018 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-11-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Pet Vet Dream Team
List date and time rescheduled 12/29/2018 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-12-22
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Pet Vet Dream Team
List date and time rescheduled 12/15/2018 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-12-15
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Pet Vet Dream Team
List date and time rescheduled 12/09/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-12-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (8 of 15) Response
Program Title The Country Mouse & The City Mouse Adventures (KTVN 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Total times aired 91
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 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Country Mouse and The City Mouse Adventures is an animated half-hour children's television series that employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach valuable "learning to learn" skills centering on discovery, investigation and analysis, associated personal-character and pro-social attitudes and intriguing core-knowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
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 Giver (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday 10-10:30am
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Giver is a live action series suitable for children 6 to 9. In each episode the young adult host enlists the help of children in the area to work together to improve playgrounds in their community. Together, the children select a theme for the new playground and make decisions on how to make their park great. The lesson of this series support a child's social and emotional development and encourages volunteerism and teamwork.
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 Animal Science (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 8:30-9am
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. Animal Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience
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 Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30am
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
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 Hope In The Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
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. HOPE IN THE WILD is a live action half-hour television program that follows Hope Swinimer and her dedicated team as they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hope's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home, HOPE IN THE WILD will educate viewers on the day-to-day jobs of this animal care team and the species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Hope In The Wild
List date and time rescheduled 11/18/2018 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-11-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Hope In The Wild
List date and time rescheduled 12/09/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-12-08
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House (KTVN 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Total times aired 91
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 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wimzie's House is a puppet-based, half-hour television series featuring Wimzie, a little girl monster. Each story is a complete dramatic episode and the stories feature the puppet characters in situations with themes that are important to the development of young children. Each show ends with two short segments, one called Wimzie's Reflections" and the other titled, "Tips". In "Reflections", Wimzie reviews something that happened during the day and is guided by a grown-up to an understanding of the show's theme. In "Tips:, one of the puppet characters offers guidance to children on such subjects as nap time, hitting, dealing with strange animals, brushing your teeth and washing your hands.
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 Look Kool (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 9:30-10am
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 6 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Look Kool is a program designed for children 6 to 9. On every episode, the male host, Hamza, interacts with an animated robot cat, a historical guest (played by Hamza in costume), children, and other animated creatures. The basic premise of the show is the idea that math is everywhere and each episode includes real children who help Hamza solve mathematical or scientific curiosities. Look Kool works hard to highlight for learners the link between the lesson and real life in order to activate and keep the children's interest. Live action children in real world settings put the lesson of the episode into action by seeking its value within everyday life. Look Kool is a highly educational program and speaks to the curious minds and active imaginations of elementary age kids and encourages the transfer of knowledge out into one's everyday life.
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 Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-8:30am
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. HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION - Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION, hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (4)

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Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (1 of 4) Response
Program Title Kid Power
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 12/29/18 4:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kid Power - Earthquake: Target age 5 years to 15 years. In this half hour edition of Kid Power, Chief Meteorologist Mike Alger examines earthquakes in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area, providing kids with an understanding of what causes them in our unique area, what to do to prepare for a quake and what to expect in the event of an earthquake.
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 4) Response
Program Title KidPower
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: saturday, 12/1/18 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kid Power - Earthquake: Target age 5 years to 15 years. In this half hour edition of Kid Power, Chief Meteorologist Mike Alger examines earthquakes in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area, providing kids with an understanding of what causes them in our unique area, what to do to prepare for a quake and what to expect in the event of an earthquake.
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 (3 of 4) Response
Program Title Kid Power
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 10/6/18 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kid Power - Earthquake: Target age 5 years to 15 years. In this half hour edition of Kid Power, Chief Meteorologist Mike Alger examines earthquakes in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area, providing kids with an understanding of what causes them in our unique area, what to do to prepare for a quake and what to expect in the event of an earthquake.
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 (4 of 4) Response
Program Title Kid Power
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled: Saturday, 11/3/18 10am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time: 1
Number of Preemptions 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kid Power - Earthquake: Target age 5 years to 15 years. In this half hour edition of Kid Power, Chief Meteorologist Mike Alger examines earthquakes in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area, providing kids with an understanding of what causes them in our unique area, what to do to prepare for a quake and what to expect in the event of an earthquake.
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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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 Gary DuVal
Address 4925 Energy Way
City Reno
State NV
Zip 89502
Telephone Number (775) 858-2222
Email Address gduval@ktvn.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. On 10/27/18, a CBS News Special Reports interrupted "The Inspectors" at 8:33:01am until 8:34:30am and again at 8:50:01am until 9:01:32am. CBS joined "Hope in the Wild" in progress. On 11/24/18, a technical problem caused "Hope in the Wild" to begin late at 9:01:15am. "Pet Vet Dream Team" was slipped to 9:31:15am and also ran in full. On 12/22/18, a technical problem caused "Hope in the Wild" to begin late at 9:01:06am. The program ran in full. KTVN second home is defined as (1) First Choice Saturdays, 10am to 12pm when programs are preempted from their regularly scheduled Saturday 7 to 10am time period due to CBS Sports programming and (2) Second Choice Sundays 3 to 6pm when programs are preempted from their regularly scheduled Saturday 7 to 10am time period due to CBS Sports programming and the First Choice second home is not available, and (3) Third Choice Sunday, 10am to12pm when programs are preempted from their regularly scheduled Saturday 7am to 10am time period due to CBS Sports programming and the First Choice and Second Choice second homes are not available and (4) Fourth Choice Saturdays 3:30pm to 5pm when programs are preempted from their regularly scheduled Saturday 7 to10am time period due to CBS Sports programming and the First Choice and Second Choice and Third Choice homes are not available.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title The Busy World of Richard Scarry (KTVN 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday 8:30-9am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Busy World of Richard Scarry is a television adaptation of Richard Scarry's hundreds of original stories and his wonderfully colorful characters. Each half-hour episode is made up of three stories - two of which are set in Busytown, the living, working and playing place of the Scarry characters. The third story is from Busy Busy World featuring international characters as they appeared in the original stories. The stories are separated by two one-minute educational interstitials hosted by Lowly, the series Spokesworm, who demonstrates "How Things Work" and "How To Be Safe".
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 10:30-11am
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. Zoo Clues is a 30 minute program specifically created for young people between the ages of 13 and 16. The program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparison to their own human characteristics. The show's clever narration links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 8:30-9am
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. Safari Tracks is a thirty minute program designed for a young audience range of 13 to 16 years old that highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa. The series lends itself respect to the natural world and initiates discussion of issues relating to that world and encourages drawing of conclusions based upon information presented. The programs concluding segment contains a sardonically toned mock quiz that serves as reinforcement and review of the material covered in the program.
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Zoo Clues (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 10-10:30am
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. Zoo Clues is a 30 minute program specifically created for young people between the ages of 13 and 16. The program's presentation mix of narration, visuals, and very well chosen topics delivers education and information while it entertains. Zoo Clues will leave viewers with a meaningful perspective about animals and meaningful comparison to their own human characteristics. The show's clever narration links disparate information together in a way that always makes clear that what viewers see is real, natural, and relates to their own life in the real world.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Tails of Valor
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9:30-10am
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. Tails of Valor, hosted by Kel Mitchell, is a live action program that features true stories of service animals working to change people's lives. The program also examines the life science behind these relationships, including the animal's unique and powerful senses that enable them to protect their human charges. TAILS OF VALOR will focus on the training and day-to-day jobs of these incredible animals and the quality of life they provide the people they serve, leaving viewers with a greater compassion for animals. Viewers will learn to see the world from different perspectives, and how those with disabilities experience everyday life and the challenges they face. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title The Inspectors
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8:30-9am
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 INSPECTORS is a scripted dramatic series inspired by compelling real-life cases handled by the United States Postal Inspection Service. In the series, Preston Wainwright, a determined teenage boy who is thriving after being paralyzed in a car accident, works as an intern at the U.S. Postal Inspector's lab assisting his U.S. Postal Inspector mom, Amanda, in solving crimes that deal with everything from internet scams, identity and mail theft, to consumer fraud. The program strives to educate young people about making the right choices in their daily lives, encourages open communication between teens and parents and includes positive messaging regarding living with disabilities, overcoming challenges, beating the odds and the power of perseverance. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title The Country Mouse and The City Mouse Adventures (KTVN 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 7:30-8am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 4 years to 9 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Country Mouse and The City Mouse Adventures is an animated half-hour children's television series that employs the fun and fascinating world-wide jaunts of a pair of adorable mice to present a body of important new learning. As Emily, the practical Country Mouse, and her sophisticated City Mouse cousin, Alexander, visit friends and family around the globe, they encounter non-stop problems, complications and mysteries. By stepping in, helping out and dealing with the situations with which they are confronted, they teach valuable "learning to learn" skills centering on discovery, investigation and analysis, associated personal-character and pro-social attitudes and intriguing core-knowledge learning focused on world history, geography and language.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Science (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 9-9:30am
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. Animal Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Wimzie's House (KTVN 2.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday-Sunday, 7-7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 91
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wimzie's House is a puppet-based, half-hour television series featuring Wimzie, a little girl monster. Each story is a complete dramatic episode and the stories feature the puppet characters in situations with themes that are important to the development of young children. Each show ends with two short segments, one called Wimzie's Reflections" and the other titled, "Tips". In "Reflections", Wimzie reviews something that happened during the day and is guided by a grown-up to an understanding of the show's theme. In "Tips:, one of the puppet characters offers guidance to children on such subjects as nap time, hitting, dealing with strange animals, brushing your teeth and washing your hands.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Lucky Dog
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7-7:30am
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. Animal trainer Brandon McMillan operates a training facility known as the Lucky Dog Ranch, where his mission is to rescue hard-to-love and untrained dogs and find them homes. The show focuses on exercising responsibility and on developing a sense of appreciation for life and animals. Life lessons are an integral part of the overarching theme of rescuing these animals from death and providing a second chance for life. Following McMillan's investigations into how to retrain these animals to make them welcome members in the homes of families is both educational and inspirational - encouraging this demographic to become sensitive to our own and others' behavior and teaching how we as individuals can make a difference. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Safari Tracks (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 8-8:30am
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. Safari Tracks is a thirty minute program designed for a young audience range of 13 to 16 years old that highlights the informational and educational aspects of the animal kingdom in the given environment of Africa. The series lends itself respect to the natural world and initiates discussion of issues relating to that world and encourages drawing of conclusions based upon information presented. The programs concluding segment contains a sardonically toned mock quiz that serves as reinforcement and review of the material covered in the program.
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title Animal Science (KTVN 2.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Friday, 9:30-10am
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 Science is a half hour educational and informational program that provides interesting factoids about a variety of animals. It is specifically produced for the 13 to 16 year old age group, but is also a highly entertaining program for a more general audience, in particular younger children ages 8 to 12. The program's quick moving segments, and cool graphics is sure to capture the interest of the intended audience.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Dr. Chris Pet Vet
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 7:30-8am
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. Chronicling the adventures of Dr. Chris Brown, DR. CHRIS PET VET allows viewers unique insight into the life of one of the world's busiest vets and the animals that he treats. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. The show usually consists of three segments, following the doctor as he treats various animals that are in trouble and offering the viewer opportunities to understand the challenges a veterinarian faces daily. The series focuses on how the doctor investigates the individual problem and tries to develop solutions that on the surface would seem confounding to the viewer. As such the show not only offers a view into careers in and responsibility for taking care of pets, but also into problem solving strategies and behaviors. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 8-8:30am
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. HENRY FORD'S INNOVATION NATION hosted by Mo Rocca, features the celebration of the inventor's spirit - from historic scientific pioneers throughout past centuries to the forward-looking visionaries of today. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions, and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. The program includes segments focusing on 'what if it never happened' and 'the innovation by accident,' and has a strong focus on 'junior geniuses' who are changing the face of technology. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title Hope In The Wild
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday, 9-9:30am
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. Hope in the Wild is a live action, half-hour television program that follows Hope Swinimer and her dedicated team as they rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hope's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does to lead her team on their mission to care for and return each animal to the wild. From the pressure of saving an animal in critical condition to the joy in witnessing its victorious return home, Hop in the Wild will educate viewers on the day-to-day jobs of this animal care team and the species they encounter. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission's rules.

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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.

Lawson Fox

General Manager


01/28/2019

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