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December 2019
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000112091
Submit Date:
04/10/2020
Call Sign:
KTAL-TV
Facility ID:
35648
City:
TEXARKANA
State:
TX
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/10/2020
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for year 2019

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? Yes

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

William T. Godfrey , Jr .

Consulting Engineers

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

William T. Godfrey, Jr.

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507-D NW 60th Street

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

bill@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Shreveport
Web Home Page Address www.arklatexhomepage.com

Digital Core Programming

Question Response
Indicate which of the Core Programming safe harbor processing guidelines the station elected to utilize during the covered reporting period to demonstrate compliance with the Children's Television Act of 1990 (See 47 CFR Section 73.671(d)) Category A, Option 2: 156 hours annually of Core Programming, including at least 26 hours per quarter of regularly scheduled weekly programming. The remaining 52 hours of Core Programming may include programs of at least 30 minutes in length that are not regularly scheduled on a weekly basis, such as educational specials and regularly scheduled non-weekly programming.
State the total number of hours of regularly scheduled weekly Core Programming broadcast per quarter by the station on its main program stream

Q1: 45.5

Q2: 45.5

Q3: 45.5

Q4: 45.5

State the total number of hours of Core Programming that is not regularly scheduled weekly programming broadcast by the station on its main program stream during the reporting period

0.0

State the total number of hours of regularly scheduled weekly Core Programming broadcast per quarter by the station on a multicast stream

Q1: 143.0

Q2: 143.0

Q3: 143.0

Q4: 143.0

Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station to publishers of program guides as required by 47 CFR Section 73.673? Yes

Digital Core Programs(11)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 11) Response
Title of Program H.Ford's Innov Nation
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:2.0,
Q4:13.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 11) Response
Title of Program Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 30
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:2.0,
Q4:13.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? No

Digital Core Program (3 of 11) Response
Title of Program J.Hanna-Animal Adv
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:2.0,
Q4:13.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 11) Response
Title of Program Champion Within
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.5,
Q4:6.5
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 11/02/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 11/02/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/05/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 10/05/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/19/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 10/19/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Date Preempted 12/14/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 12/14/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/26/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 10/26/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Date Preempted 12/07/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 12/07/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/12/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 10/12/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Date Preempted 09/21/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 09/21/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Date Preempted 12/28/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 12/28/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Date Preempted 12/21/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:30 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 12/21/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y
Digital Core Program (5 of 11) Response
Title of Program Naturally, Danny
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 14
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.5,
Q4:6.5
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 11) Response
Title of Program Super Book
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 144
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:7.0,
Q4:65.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 12 and under
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 11) Response
Title of Program Teen Kids News
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 14
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:13.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 11) Response
Title of Program Vets Saving Pets
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 43
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:13.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted Yes
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
Number of Preemptions for Breaking News or Non-Regularly Scheduled Locally Produced Live Programming 0
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Date Preempted 12/07/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:00 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 12/07/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Date Preempted 11/02/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:00 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 11/02/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/19/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:00 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 10/19/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/12/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:00 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 10/12/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Date Preempted 10/26/2019
Preempted Program Originally Scheduled Air Time 11:00 AM
Preemption Reason Other (e.g., syndicated or network public affairs, sports, general audience specials, etc.)
Please Specify Sports
Was the preempted program rescheduled on the same program stream on which it was originally scheduled to air? Y
List date preempted program was aired (must be seven days before or seven days after the preemption) 10/26/2019
Did the station provide the required on-air notification of the schedule change? Y
Digital Core Program (9 of 11) Response
Title of Program Consumer 101
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 29
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.5,
Q4:6.5
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 11) Response
Title of Program Recipe Rehab
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:2.0,
Q4:13.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 11) Response
Title of Program A New Leaf
Did each broadcast of the program, including any rescheduled preemptions, occur between 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM? Yes
Does the program have serving the educational and informational needs of children ages 16 and under as a significant purpose? Yes
Type of Core Programming Regularly scheduled weekly program
Total Times Aired 15
State the number of hours the program was aired on the station's main program stream and/or a multicast stream Main Program Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:1.0,
Q4:6.5
Multicast Stream
Q1:0.0,
Q2:0.0,
Q3:0.0,
Q4:0.0
Were any regular scheduled weekly programs preempted No
Length of Program 30 minutes
Age Range of Target Child Audience 13-16
For each broadcast of the program on a commercial or Class A station, did the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the E/I symbol? Yes

Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact/Other Efforts

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Question Response
Name of children's programming liaison Christine Reilly
Address 545 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700
City Irving
State TX
Zip 75062
Telephone Number (972) 764-6721
Email Address creilly@nexstar.tv

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.

Michael Thomas

Director of Marketing and Operations


04/10/2020

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