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January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0028887503
File Number:
0000085435
Submit Date:
10/09/2019
Call Sign:
KAXT-CD
Facility ID:
37689
City:
SAN FRANCISO, SAN JO
State:
CA
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2019
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

TV-49, INC.

Norman H. Shapiro

26 NORTH HALSTED STREET

CHICAGO, IL 60661

United States

+1 (312) 705-2600

nshapiro@wciu.com

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Matthew S. DelNero

Legal Representative

Covington & Burling LLP

Matthew S. DelNero

One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street, N.W.

WASHINGTON , DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5543

mdelnero@cov.com

Legal Representative

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

3135 Southgate Circle

Sarasota, FL 34239

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network DECADES
Nielsen DMA San Francisco-Oak-San Jose
Web Home Page Address https://www.decades.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 0.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 0.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(6)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 6) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE - II (1.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 7:30 - 8AM
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. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat various animals in the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual videos of rescues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 6) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND - II (1.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT,8:30-9AM
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. "America's Heartland" serves the educational and informational needs of children ages 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about farming and feeding the world. Teenage students are presented with fascinating stories and introduced to exceptional individuals who operate family farms through America's heartland.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title MISSING (1.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT,9-9:30AM
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. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 6) Response
Program Title MISSING - II (1.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT,9:30-10AM
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. "Missing" is a half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adults and juvenile, from across the United States. The program includes tips and information to keep children safe.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title AMERICA'S HEARTLAND (1.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT,8-8:30AM
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. "America's Heartland" serves the educational and informational needs of children 13 to 16 years of age with its program content, including the importance of learning about farming and feeding the world. Teenage students are presented with fascinating stories and introduced to exceptional individuals who operate family farms through America's heartland.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 6) Response
Program Title ANIMAL RESCUE (1.2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SAT, 7-7:30 AM
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. "Animal Rescue" showcases spectacular rescues of all types of animals and focuses on the work of dedicated individuals who treat various animals in the animal kingdom. All stories are authentic and contain actual videos of rescues.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Meghan Willard
Address 26 N Halsted St.
City Chicago
State IL
Zip 60661
Telephone Number (312) 705-2646
Email Address mwillard@metv.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. This report per FCC guidance, reflects this station's children's programming activity for the 11 weeks from July 1, 2019 thru September 15, 2019.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title No Program
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUN, 7-7:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 1
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 requirement for stations to provide information concerning the children's programming they plan to air in the future has been waived pursuant to Public Notice DA 19-864, released September 3, 2019.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Meghan Willard

Network Programming Planner


10/09/2019

Attachments

No Attachments.