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

FRN:
0001590330
File Number:
0000085277
Submit Date:
10/09/2019
Call Sign:
KDFX-CD
Facility ID:
51207
City:
INDIO/PALM SPRINGS
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

GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY

Doing Business As: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY

825 Edmond St.

Saint Joseph, MO 64501

United States

+1 (760) 773-0342

tim.hannan@ngpco.com

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Jim DeChant

News-Press & Gazette Broadcasting

62990 O.B. Riley Road

Bend, OR 97701

United States

+1 (541) 480-5464

jim.dechant@npgco.com

V.P. Technology

Louis R duTreil , Jr .

Technical Consultant

duTreil Lundin & Rackley Inc

201 Fletcher Ave

Sarasota, FL 34237

United States

+1 (941) 329-6004

bobjr@DLR.com

Technical Consultant

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

shartzell@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network FOX
Nielsen DMA Palm Springs
Web Home Page Address WWW.KESQ.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 3.0
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: 3.0
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(5)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 5) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7AM & 730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 20
Total times aired 22
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
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. The half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to 16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 01:00 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 2019-07-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 01:30 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 2019-07-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 5) Response
Program Title Great Dr Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8A & 830A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 0
Total times aired 2
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. The Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 to 16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
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 Great Dr Scott
List date and time rescheduled 09/16/2019 01:30 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 2019-09-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Great Dr Scott
List date and time rescheduled 09/17/2019 01:30 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 2019-09-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 5) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures with Tim Faulkner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled 9AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 7
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children. Produced for ages 13 to 16, this educational and informational program is hosted by wildlife expert Tim Faulkner. Viewers will be provided an eye opening experience as Tim, animal expert and wildlife park operations manager, showcases the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Audiences will be brought closer to the natural world as Tim explores the habitats and adventures of creatures of all sizes, including a giant Galapagos tortoise, a baby wombat, the flying fox, and even a newly discovered species of birds.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 09/09/2019 01:30 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 2019-09-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures
List date and time rescheduled
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2019-08-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/0201 02:00 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 2019-07-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (4 of 5) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830 & 9A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 22
Number of Preemptions 9
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13 to 16 years of age and taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. In this awe inspiring and entertaining series our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the worlds most unique coral and marine life. Theyll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaskas remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the regions famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet The Grand Teton in Wyomings Grand Teton National Park.
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 Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/18/2019 01:30 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 2019-09-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/19/2019 01:30 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 2019-09-14
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/11/2019 01:30 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 2019-09-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/2019 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 2019-08-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/0201 03:00 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 2019-07-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/2019 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 2019-08-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 08/11/2019 03:00 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 2019-08-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 02:30 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 2019-07-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Rock the Park
List date and time rescheduled 09/10/2019 01:30 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 2019-09-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 5) Response
Program Title Culture Click
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 930AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 5
Total times aired 10
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Culture Click is a weekly half hour series that explores the genesis of and reasons behind cultural events that permeate our everyday lives. Developed and produced for viewers aged 13 to 16, host Nzinga Blake opens each episode from her virtual reality set with a list of whats trending on search engines that week. These topics will serve as a jumping off point for a deep dive into the culture viewers 13 to 16 will embrace. Each week Nzinga will analyze and answer the questions that shape our society using the power and speed of the internet and user generated questions and content. Experts in pop culture will join her to add insight and historical perspective. And most importantly, viewers will come away with a weeks worth of aha moments to share with their friends and family. Six degrees of separation takes on a whole new meaning, and theres no limit to what viewers will learn when they experience Culture Click
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 Culture Click
List date and time rescheduled 09/01/2019 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 2019-08-31
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Culture Click
List date and time rescheduled 09/12/2019 01:30 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 2019-09-07
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Culture Click
List date and time rescheduled 08/11/2019 03:30 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 2019-08-10
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Culture Click
List date and time rescheduled 07/06/2019 03:30 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 2019-07-06
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Culture Click
List date and time rescheduled 07/27/2019 01:00 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 2019-07-27
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 SONIA MONTANO
Address 31276 DUNHAM WAY
City THOUSAND PALMS
State CA
Zip 92276
Telephone Number (760) 340-7071
Email Address SONIA.MONTANO@KESQ.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.

Other Matters (6)

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Other Matters (1 of 6) Response
Program Title The Great Dr Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. The Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries - 2
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 730AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 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. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13 16 years of age and taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. In this aweinspiring and entertaining series, our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the worlds most unique coral and marine life. Theyll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaskas remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the regions famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet The Grand Teton in Wyomings Grand Teton National Park.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries - 1
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The half hour weekly series, Ocean Mysteries, offers a fresh approach to the quest for aquatic understanding by blending stories of fascinating sea creatures, comparisons to popular land animals, and analogies to human experiences. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, Ocean Mysteries is produced for ages 13 to16 and beyond, and shows how animals share the same behaviors, challenges and triumphs as humans. From exciting rescues of abandoned animals to unexpected conflicts in the family dynamics of the mingling species, viewers will get to know, and care, about these heroes and all of the fascinating life teeming in our oceans.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title The Great Dr Scott
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 830A
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 Great Dr. Scott is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13 16. The Great Dr. Scott follows the charismatic and committed veterinarian Dr. Scott Miller at his family run veterinary clinic in the outskirts of London in the village of Richmond upon Thames. Viewers will get hands-on insight into the world of veterinary medicine as Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of animal patients from cats and dogs to exotic reptiles and livestock. Audiences will witness as Dr. Scott goes above and beyond to care for all creatures great and small providing a glimpse into the day to day life of a veterinary professional while educating viewers on a wide range of medical procedures and practices in the process.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Rock The Park
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 930A
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rock the Park is a weekly half hour series produced and designed to educate and inform children 13 16 years of age and taps into Americas love affair with our national parks. In this aweinspiring and entertaining series, our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most amazing places on earth. Viewers will witness the fascinating underwater world of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida, which is home to the worlds most unique coral and marine life. Theyll watch as Jack and Colton raft their way through Alaskas remote Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, spotting the regions famous brown bears. Viewers will reach new heights as Jack and Colton embark on their biggest climbing challenge yet The Grand Teton in Wyomings Grand Teton National Park.

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.

Sonia Montano

Program Director


10/09/2019

Attachments

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