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

FRN:
0005077524
File Number:
0000010165
Submit Date:
04/11/2016
Call Sign:
KDMI
Facility ID:
78915
City:
DES MOINES
State:
IA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/11/2016
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? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

KDMI LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: KDMI LICENSE, LLC

823 WEST CENTER ST.

VISALIA, CA 93291

United States

+1 (559) 733-7800

FCCMAIL@PAPPASTV.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

KEVIN T. FISHER

ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

Smith and Fisher

15640 PIEDMONT PLACE

Woodbridge, VA 22193

United States

+1 (703) 494-2101

KEVIN@SMITHANDFISHER.COM

Technical Representative

KATHLEEN VICTORY , Esq .

FCC COUNSEL

FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, PLC

1300 N. 17TH STREET

11TH FLOOR

ARLINGTON, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0473

VICTORY@FHHLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network ThisTV
Nielsen DMA Des Moines-Ames
Web Home Page Address www.KCWI23.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(3)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. (1/1-4/1/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform, and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non human, and the environment fun.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m. (1/1-4/1/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the Artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program contains four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Whaddaydo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. (1/1-4/30/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment is featured within each episode in an effort to help teens make the right decision at just the right moment.
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 Ted Stephens
Address 500 SW 7th St., Suite 300
City Des Moines
State IA
Zip 50309
Telephone Number (515) 283-2323
Email Address tstephens@kcwi23.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. KDMI continued to serve the educational, informational, and social needs of children throughout the 1st Quarter 2016 through extensive broadcast and outreach activities. The station has continued to air PSAs for local and national organizations serving the interests of children and families.

Other Matters (3)

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Other Matters (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Whaddaydo
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 11:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. (4/3-6/30/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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 educational goal of this program is to show teens the proper reaction when faced with everyday circumstances. Through dramatic reenactments, the program documents ordinary teens who accidentally find themselves in perilous and challenging situations. Various experts interview the participants and explain what the proper reaction should be when faced with similar perilous circumstances. A moral dilemma segment is featured within each episode in an effort to help teens make the right decision at just the right moment.
Other Matters (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Awesome Adventures
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 10:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. (4/3-6/30/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. Various hosts and teens travel to destinations around the world, that can be both exotic and remote. This program is designed to educate, inform, and entertain viewers about the world around them. Each journey is a lesson in the beauty of nature, earth's creatures, and the people who inhabit the land. The program is designed to make learning about our neighbors, both human and non human, and the environment fun.
Other Matters (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Wild About Animals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sundays 9:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m. (4/3-6/30/16)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
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. This program spans the globe to bring viewers interesting stories about the world's most fascinating animals, such as the penguins trek to their breeding grounds in the Artic, the animals at a safari in Africa, or during a visit to the Australian outback. The program contains four segments, each one featuring a different story to educate the viewer about an exotic unique animal or an animal that can be found in the locality.

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.

Debbie L Sweeney

Program Manager


04/11/2016

Attachments

No Attachments.