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

FRN:
0006579841
File Number:
0000081954
Submit Date:
09/23/2019
Call Sign:
KSKN
Facility ID:
35606
City:
SPOKANE
State:
WA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
09/23/2019
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2019

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

KSKN TELEVISION, INC.

Denise Branson, Sr. Paralegal

TEGNA, Inc.

8350 Broad Street, Suite 2000

Tysons, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6606

dbranson@TEGNA.com

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Michael Beder , Esq .

Associate General Counsel

TEGNA Inc.

8350 Broad Street, Suite 2000

Tysons, VA 22102

United States

+1 (703) 873-6902

mbeder@TEGNA.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network CW
Nielsen DMA Spokane
Web Home Page Address www.krem.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 5.5
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: 6.0
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(24)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures II (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30-8:00AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Awesome Planet (22.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:30-12:00 PM (7/7/2019-9/1/2019)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Awesome Planet will inspire and educate anyone interested in earth sciences. Our host, Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary Jacques Cousteau, brings boundless energy to every location we visit. From magnificent mountains to violent volcanoes, this program takes an in-depth look at the unique and distinct features on planet Earth. We not only visit gigantic glaciers and behold their beauty but also discover why they formed, and how they shaped our landscape. Geological experts share their wisdom with Philippe, as we strive to understand places on the earth, inside the earth, and above the earth. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 24) Response
Program Title Welcome Home (22.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:30-10:00AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Welcome Home is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosts Rob and Treger Strasberg run a non-profit dedicated to helping deserving families in transition by turning their house into a home and changing lives along the way. Each episode, we meet a family emerging from difficult circumstances as they finally move into a new living space to call their own. To help the family with their fresh start, Treger, Rob, and a dedicated team of designers and volunteers will transform the family's bare house into a warm home by using goods and services donated by people in the community. The new home will provide much-needed stability to meet the family's specific needs, stimulate their interests, and promote their goals. Welcome Home will teach viewers the importance of giving back in their communities, to never give up when faced with a tough situation, and gratitude for the basic living necessities that we often take for granted.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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 24) Response
Program Title Did I Mention Invention? (22.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:30-11:00AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Did I Mention Invention? is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Alie Ward, Did I Mention Invention? brings viewers fascinating stories of invention while shining a light on everyday innovators. With each episode, Alie will present reports of human ingenuity and inspiration from around the United States-- and in some cases, around the world. Viewers will learn about innovators young and old, what it takes to bring their vision to life, and little-known facts about the history and process of invention and innovation. Did I Mention Invention? will ignite a spark within the hearts and minds of audiences, encouraging viewers to try their own hand at creating something new. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 24) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation II (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Featuring the what if it never happened the innovation by accident and a strong focus on junior geniuses who are changing the face of technology this TV series will appeal to young viewers and their families. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 24) Response
Program Title Whaddayado (22.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. What would you do if put in a perilous situation? That's the question "WHADDYADO" poses to teenagers in this weekly series. The half-hour show uses a combination of actual footage, re-enactments and demonstrations to prepare young people for what to do when put in dangerous situations that could occur anywhere and at any time. Through interviews with the participants and experts' tips, viewers learn the proper way to react in the given scenarios. Episodes also feature moral dilemma segments that aim to help teens make the right decision at the right time. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Earth 2050 (22.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:00-10:30 AM (7/7/2019-9/1/2019)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lead us? Xploration Earth 2050 strives to answer these questions and more with scientists, inventors, doctors, science fiction writers, and creative thinkers. This half hour weekly series, produced primarily for the 13-16 year old target audience will appeal to the whole family. Viewers will be taken on an educational adventure as the show tackles future challenges in everything from transportation to health care to the environment. Xploration Earth 2050 is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience' interest in the field of STEM education. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration DIY Sci (22.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:30-1:00 PM (7/7/2019-9/1/2019)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience XPLORATION DIY Sci will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host science educator and leader in the field of professional educational training Steve Spangler encourages the discovery of scientific concepts through experiments viewers can do at home. With a fun relaxed attitude Steve will take viewers through step-by-step demonstrations of do-it-yourself experiments that amaze but which also relate back to solid principles of science. For instance Steve Spangler became nationally-known with a video showing him dropping the candy Mentos into a bottle of diet soda. It erupts in a geyser of soda. On XPLORATION DIY Sci, Spangler demonstrates the experiment and also explains the science of why on a molecular level the soda reacts that way to the candy. XPLORATION DIY Sci is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience's interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help kids understand how they can discover the principles of science with items they can find in their very own home. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 24) Response
Program Title Dogs With Jobs IV (22.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:30-10:00 AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Dogs with Jobs: Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 24) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup For the Soul's Hidden Heroes (22.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hidden Heroes offers teens an opportunity to view everyday people - regardless of age, sex, occupation or education - stepping forward and acting in a socially responsible and moral fashion when faced with crises and moral dilemmas. In a candid camera-type format, individuals are placed in situations that cause theme to demonstrate acts of kindness and generosity, stand up for diversity, shield others from bullies, and embrace friendships. In addition , the program includes segments that focus on overcoming ones fears, as well as rewarding individuals for their unselfish kindness and community service. The program seeks to encourage young viewers to increase their sensitivity and awareness, in order to refine their own moral compass. 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. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Outer Space (22.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 11:00-11:30 AM (7/7/2019-9/1/2019)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. This new half-hour weekly series produced for the 13-16 target audience will certainly attract viewers of all ages. Each week our host Emily Calandrelli will take viewers on incredible journeys through space that will both entertain and educate. Ever wonder what it would be like to live in space or on a different planet? Watch our host try to perform every day responsibilities while floating in zero gravity. Explore the challenges that come along with living on a different planet as our host lives like an astronaut in a Mars-like habitat. We will have episodes on space robotics, commercial space tourism, asteroids, and our search for life, among many others. When appropriate, the host will highlight NASA related programs and internships for young students that are relevant to the content we have shown. 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 the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 24) Response
Program Title Henry Ford's Innovation Nation I (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Each episode tells the dramatic stories behind the world's greatest inventions and the perseverance, passion and price required to bring them to life. Featuring the what if it never happened the innovation by accident and a strong focus on junior geniuses who are changing the face of technology this TV series will appeal to young viewers and their families. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 24) Response
Program Title Dogs With Jobs II (22.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00 AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Dogs with Jobs: Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 24) Response
Program Title The Wildlife Docs (22.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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, 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. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 24) Response
Program Title Ready, Set, Pet (22.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 8:00-8:30AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Ready, Set, Pet is a live action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Hosted by Phil Torres, this series will educate and inform teens and their families about pet adoption, responsible pet ownership, and the importance of a green space for pets. Each episode, Phil will guide a family through the pet adoption process after a careful look at their unique situation to help them make an informed decision in finding the right pet for their lifestyle. While the family visits local shelters and rescues, experts revitalize their outdoor space to make a safe and eco-friendly home for their new pet. In the end, viewers will see family members overcome their disagreements and make the tough decision on which pet will join the family. Ready, Set, Pet will teach viewers that thoughtful preparation is key when learning to care for an animal's needs. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 24) Response
Program Title Dogs With Jobs III (22.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 9:00-9:30 AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Dogs with Jobs: Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 24) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures I (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:00-7:30AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures is a live action television program designed to reveal to children the world around them in a way that presents positive role models and pro-social values within an environmentally responsible universe. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Weird But True (22.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 12:00-12:30 PM (7/7/2019-9/1/2019)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience, Xploration Weird But True will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. This series, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, is hosted by the brother-sister team of Charlie and Kirby Engleman, Charlie is and Ecologist and Kirby is an Artist, and they both National Geographic Junior Explorers. Together, they share a common curiosity to explore and understand the science behind the world and its wildlife. In this series, Charlie and Kirby explore a new topic each week to uncover the "Weird But True" science at play all around us. With a mix of graphics and handmade art, this E/I series is fun, playful and educational. Charlie and Kirby inspire teens to question the HOW and WHY behind the way our world works, and encourage them to discover answers to their most curious questions. XPLORATION Weird But True is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience's interest in the field of STEM education. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 24) Response
Program Title Dogs With Jobs I (22.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30 AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Dogs with Jobs: Each half-hour episode consists of two to three segments on individual dogs from around the world. The family-friendly series has featured service dogs, search and rescue dogs, police dogs, herding dogs, and others. Segments show footage of dogs on the job, and also include stories of their rescue, training, and relationships with their owners and handlers. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 24) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab II (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:30-9:00AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. On Recipe Rehab, viewers submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 24) Response
Program Title Whaddayado II (22.3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 7:30 - 8:00 AM (7/9/19-7/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. What would you do if put in a perilous situation? That's the question "WHADDYADO" poses to teenagers in this weekly series. The half-hour show uses a combination of actual footage, re-enactments and demonstrations to prepare young people for what to do when put in dangerous situations that could occur anywhere and at any time. Through interviews with the participants and experts' tips, viewers learn the proper way to react in the given scenarios. Episodes also feature moral dilemma segments that aim to help teens make the right decision at the right time. This series will help teens and viewers of all ages learn to question the world around them. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 3rd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 24) Response
Program Title Recipe Rehab I (22.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays 8:00-8:30AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
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. On Recipe Rehab, viewers submit their favorite, decadent, high-calorie, classic family recipes and two acclaimed chefs will face off in a head-to-head competition to give the recipes a low-calorie twist. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the 2nd digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (23 of 24) Response
Program Title Xploration Nature Knows Best (22.1)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday, 10:30-11:00 AM (7/7/2019-9/1/2019)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired 9
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. Produced primarily for the 13-16 target audience Xploration Nature Knows Best will inspire and educate audiences of all ages. Host and Marine Biologist Danni Washington exudes energy as she relates how current technology was inspired by nature and how modern innovators are continuing with this practice. We will whirl around in airplanes inspired by birds and in helicopters influenced by the dragonfly and even jump from a few such vehicles to illustrate how wingsuits were invented based on the flying squirrel. But engineers aren't the only scientists looking toward nature. We will also meet with biologists studying the behavior patterns of ants architects who design living buildings and roboticists who are making their designs bigger stronger and faster based on animals. This series will show kids how understanding nature can help them make the next great discovery. After all nature knows best. Xploration Nature Knows Best is a half-hour weekly E/I series produced with the intention of increasing and expanding our target audience interest in the field of STEM educationThis 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (24 of 24) Response
Program Title This Old House: Trade School (22.1)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturdays, 9:00-9:30AM (7/6/19-9/14/19)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 11
Total times aired 11
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. Produced for viewers aged 13-16, This Old House Trade School is a celebration of vocational education in the field of home improvement. Hosted by Kevin O'Connor, This Old House Trade School is an informative series that follows two residential construction projects from beginning to end. Each week, audiences will learn step-by-step instructions in various building methods and disciplines such as architecture, engineering, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, landscaping design, construction and many more. This Old House Trade School will also teach viewers about the tricks of the trade, first-hand from industry experts and professionals, as they renovate and restore entire homes. 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; the objective and target audience is specified in this report; and the instructions for the E/I designation and appropriate age groups have been provided to publishers of program guides. Airs on the main digital stream.
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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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 RJ Merritt
Address 4103 S. Regal
City Spokane
State WA
Zip 99223
Telephone Number (509) 838-7321
Email Address rmerritt@krem.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. Aired PSA's designed specifically to serve children's needs on both digital streams. Sunday's from 10a-1pm: Xploration Earth 2050, Xploration Nature Knows Best, Xploration Outer Space, Xploration Awesome Planet, Xploration Weird But True and Xploration DIY Sci ended on 9/1/2019 per syndication contract.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Waived, see below
Origination Local
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 0
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Length of Program 0 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 0 years to 0 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In accordance with the FCC's Public Notice (DA 19-864, released September 3, 2019) "the requirement for stations to provide information concerning the children's programming they plan to air in the future" is waived pursuant to 47 CFR 1.3

Certification

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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.

Akin S. Harrison , Esq .

Secretary


09/23/2019

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