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

FRN:
0006653455
File Number:
0000009273
Submit Date:
04/06/2016
Call Sign:
KCAL-TV
Facility ID:
21422
City:
LOS ANGELES
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/06/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2016

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

LOS ANGELES TELEVISION STATION KCAL LLC

Doing Business As: LOS ANGELES TELEVISION STATION KCAL LLC

SUITE 920

1800 K STREET NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 457-4505

ELNASS@CBS.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Edwin L Nass

Director of Spectrum Management

CBS Broadcasting Inc.

1800 K Street NW, Suite 920

WASHINGTON, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 457-4515

ELNASS@CBS.COM

Technical Representative

EDWIN NASS

CBS

SUITE 350

2175 K STREET NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20037

United States

+1 (202) 457-4505

ELNASS@CBS.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Los Angeles
Web Home Page Address www.cbsla.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 Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children learn about the resources of the oceans, and protecting its environment.
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 Made in Hollywood Teen
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Made in Hollywood Teen targets 13 to 16 year olds with segments ranging from coverage of animation, producing and directing to costume design, casting and composing in the entertainment business.
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 Made in Hollywood Teen
List date and time rescheduled 02/07/2016 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 2016-01-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Wild America familarizes children with the animals of the North American continent, and their interaction with other animals and environments. Emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and impact that humans have while interacting with their environment.
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 Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 1
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 1
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
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. Whaddyado provides 13-16 year olds with an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare them for potential situations that could easily crop up anytime, anywhere.
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 Whaddyado
List date and time rescheduled 02/07/2016 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 2016-01-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Public Interest
Digital Core Program (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. This show provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that let them to choose their career.
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 Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1:30pm
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future.
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 Steve Mauldin
Address 4200 Radford Ave
City Studio City
State CA
Zip 91604
Telephone Number (818) 655-2000
Email Address smauldin@cbs.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 Wild America
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:30pm
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. Wild America familarizes children with the animals of the North American continent, and their interaction with other animals and environments. Emphasis is placed upon protecting endangered species and impact that humans have while interacting with their environment.
Other Matters (2 of 6) Response
Program Title Whaddyado
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 12:00pm
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. Whaddyado provides 13-16 year olds with an educational life-lesson, based in reality, intended to prepare them for potential situations that could easily crop up anytime, anywhere.
Other Matters (3 of 6) Response
Program Title Aqua Kids
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:00am
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. Aqua Kids provides CORE programming in the area of biology and specifically the ecosystem related to the ocean, its tributaries and estuaries. Children learn about the resources of the oceans, and protecting its environment.
Other Matters (4 of 6) Response
Program Title Career Day
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 11:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Career Day introduces young adults to career exploration and awareness. This show provides an avenue to view experts in their respective fields as they discuss their work, the education/training to prepare for the job, and experiences that let them to choose their career.
Other Matters (5 of 6) Response
Program Title Made in Hollywood Teen
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1:00pm
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. Made in Hollywood Teen targets 13 to 16 year olds with segments ranging from coverage of animation, producing and directing to costume design, casting and composing in the entertainment business.
Other Matters (6 of 6) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 1:30pm
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. Real Life 101 presents real people pursuing real jobs and careers in an educational and informational format designed to help its viewers make important decisions about preparing for the future.

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.

Leslie Keane

Director of Research & Programming


04/06/2016

Attachments

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